Acer Iconia W3 Review
Acer unveiled the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet just few months ago when they announced its Iconia W3. The Acer Iconia W3 features an 8.1-inch WXGA 1280 x 800 display, a 1.8GHz Intel Atom Z2760 processor, 2GB of RAM, a 2MP front-facing and rear-facing camera and, of course, it features a full-blown copy of Windows 8 and not Windows RT as you would have expected.Being able to carry around a […]
Side-Kick Rolls Out Windows 8 Game That Uses Your Body As A Controller
If you have not had enough of Microsoft’s Kinect on the Xbox 360, then you would be interested to hear that Side-Kick’s “Top Smash Tennis” has already integrated extreme reality technology within, allowing it to pave the way for an whole new gaming experience by using a standard 2D camera on any Windows 8-powered device to map your body as the controller. This is made possible thanks to Extreme Reality’s […]
Microsoft Working On Improving Laptop Trackpads In Windows 8.1
Microsoft is working with its partners to help improve trackpad support in Windows 8.1
Windows 8 Surpasses 100,000 Apps Mark In Eight Months
Microsoft announced its Windows Store has reached 100,000 apps.
High-Res Windows 8 Tablets Possibly Hinted By Microsoft
If you’re not satisfied with the display resolution of Windows 8 tablets at the moment, it seems that Microsoft could be interested in upping the resolution in future tablets, such as the next-gen Surface Pro and other Windows 8 tablets of the 7” variety as well. This is according to Tom Warren over at The Verge who thinks that Microsoft could have inadvertently let the cat out of the bag […]
Native Foursquare App For Tablets Hitting Windows 8 And Windows RT
The native Windows 8/RT app for Foursquare has been announced.
Unity 4 Coming To XBox One, Free Windows Support
Earlier today, Microsoft and Unity have made a joint announcement about the fact that Unity is coming to Xbox One, and that Microsoft Developers who already have a Unity Pro 4 license will get the Windows support (re-compiling the game on Windows/Xbox 1) for free (a $1500 value). If you are unfamiliar with Unity, it is a game-engine that comes with all kinds of ready-to-use libraries (graphics, physics, collisions, particles…). […]
Windows 8.1 Drops Messenger In Favor Of Skype Integration [Rumor]
Microsoft plans to drop its Messenger app when Windows 8.1 is released in favor of full Skype integration.
Windows 8.1 Is An 'Update That Refines The Vision of Windows 8'
Microsoft detailed a number of changes it will introduce in Windows 8.1.
Samsung ATIV Tab 3: Super-Thin Windows 8 Tablet
In London, Samsung has also revealed the ATIV Tab 3, a super-thin Windows 8 tablet that is only 8.2mm thick, but yet running a “full” Windows 8 OS powered by an Intel Atom Z2760 processor and 2GB of RAM. That is just one of the thinnest (if not “the” thinnest) Windows 8 tablet design that we have seen to date. On the surface, the ATIV Tab 3 looks like a […]
The Lyon Is A 7" Windows 8 Reference Design Tablet That Could Cost $350
Tablets come in a variety of sizes, ranging from the larger 10” models to the more diminutive 7”, and if you wish that there would be more 7” Windows 8 tablets, ODM Inventec showed off a 7” prototype codenamed Lyon at Computex in Taiwan last week. Like we said, this is a prototype and is meant to be a reference model, meaning that companies who don’t have the funds of […]
Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 And Office Price Cuts For OEMs
A couple of months ago we heard a rumor that suggested that Microsoft could be looking to cut the price on Windows 8 and Office in a bid to attract more OEMs to their platform. As it turns out the rumor was true as Microsoft has confirmed this themselves. This is according to Microsoft’s OEM division head, Nick Parker, who confirmed this during Computex 2013 which is currently held in […]
Small Windows 8 Tablets To Be Bundled With Office 2013
Microsoft announced at Computex 2013 that small Windows 8 tablets will come with Office 2013 pre-installed for free. The suite includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.
Halo: Spartan Assault Coming To Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 In July
Microsoft is announcing a new Halo game built for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 called Halo: Spartan Assault.
Asus VivoPC Unveiled As Windows 8-Powered Home Theater PC
Asus unveiled its VivoPC, which is their upcoming Windows 8-based home theater PC.
Microsoft Confirms Start Button Will Make A Return In Windows 8
The Start button has been confirmed by Microsoft to make an appearance in Windows 8 soon.
Toshiba Portege Z10T Detachable Ultrabook Preview
Toshiba has released its Portege Z10T, an 11.6″ Ultrabook/tablet hybrid that is designed for a professional environment where things like being a full-size computer, a real tablet and “dongle-free” (for Ethernet, VGA…) do really matter. The overall goal of the Z10T is to bring the best of both worlds in terms of tablet usage model, without sacrificing the computer feel. The typical user for a system like this would be […]