Archive for the ‘Operating Systems’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 12, 2013 under Operating Systems, PC
If you've been waiting around to find out when the Steam Machine hardware beta would start then you're in luck, it starts this Friday. However, if you're living outside of the US and were hoping to ge... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Joseph McDonnell on August 19, 2013 under Operating Systems, Software
Mozilla released the notes from their latest Firefox planning meeting showing that they plan on releasing a version of Firefox for Windows 8's 'Metro' user interface system. The preview release wil... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on August 14, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Windows 8.1 is going to make its debut on October 18th, according to Microsoft. It will get released in New Zealand first at 12am. Windows 8 users around the world will be able to download and install... more.
15 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on August 2, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Windows 8 has certainly split opinion, some love the new interface changes while others refuse to move from the much beloved Windows 7. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer hopes this will change with the rele... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Carl on June 27, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft have been listening to their customers this year. When they announced the Xbox One and all the DRM and lock out practises they were incorporating the user base went ballistic. The problems w... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on June 6, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft confirmed yesterday that they have cut prices of Windows 8 and Windows RT licenses to hardware partners building smaller sized tablets as an incentive to drive sales. Analysts have been d... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 31, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
After a lot of complaints - Microsoft have decided to bring back the Start Button in the Windows 'Blue' update. Microsoft finally announced that the much discussed menu system will make a reappearance... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Carl on May 7, 2013 under Operating Systems
Windows 8 has been the operating system to split opinion. While many people hate the interface changes, there are a select audience who claim it was a good move forward for Microsoft. Sadly sales figu... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 7, 2013 under Operating Systems
Remember Windows ME? Windows Vista? Windows 8? Microsoft would rather you didn't and to help brush your memory of the last one further under the mat, it's already planning the release of the sequel.... more.
14 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on May 2, 2013 under Channel, Highlights, Operating Systems
As our recent research has highlighted, Windows 8 is still proving very unpopular with the enthusiast audience. Our last poll for instance showed a 82% result in favour of Windows 7. The Kitguru au... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on April 17, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
It looks as if Microsoft are finally listening to their customers and they will be bringing back the Start Menu in their Windows 8.1 release later this year. Additionally they plan on allowing the end... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on March 28, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft have acknowledged the existence of Windows Blue, the operating system they hope will win the hearts and minds of the enthusiast audience. Microsoft's vice president of corporate communica... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 25, 2013 under Operating Systems
While you would think that China, with its restrictive web and seeming dislike of personal freedoms, would be all about locked down operating systems, it's not. In fact, it's such a fan of Linux, that... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on March 25, 2013 under Operating Systems
The upcoming version of Windows is currently under development and an early build of it has leaked online. Windows Blue as it is codenamed is based around an early build, V9364. Screenshots have le... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on February 26, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
LG have bought the webOS operating system from Hewlett Packard and will be using it in upcoming television sets, commercial displays and perhaps even cars. They said they won't be using it in tablets ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on February 24, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Last week my colleague Colin Beatty wrote an article on Windows 8, with information and statistics gleaned from 3 months of our poll statistics. Many of the comments posted in the article were actuall... more.
13 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on February 22, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
It would be fair to say that Windows 8 hasn't received the warmest of welcomes among the enthusiast users who visit tech sites like Kitguru. Over the last three months we have ran several polls on Fac... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Carl on February 15, 2013 under Android, Channel, iPhone, Mobile, Operating Systems
There are really only two big players now in the smartphone market - Apple and Google with the iOS and Android operating systems. Analytics firm IDC released information last night which shows that... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on February 11, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
The latest bug in iOS6.1 is causing issues for corporate servers due to 'excessive logging' on Exchange servers when a user connects for mail and calender services. A report on Microsoft Technet sa... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on February 4, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 8 has not met with the most successful launch for the company and according to data released by analytics firm Net Applications the market share is still very low. According to th... more.
12 CommentsPosted by Jules on February 1, 2013 under Highlights 2, Operating Systems
In response to a very poor showing around the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft has decided that it must squeeze whatever pennies are available from the few sales that are left in the desktop version of ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Slyvia on January 29, 2013 under Apple, Operating Systems
Apple have updated their mobile operating system to bring the refresh to iOS 6.1. The company have added fixes and security patches but there is no significant improvement to their flawed Maps softwar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on January 25, 2013 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft are proudly reported their revenue for the second quarter of their 2013 financial year. Company performance is strong in all areas however the Windows division is the big talking point, show... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 3, 2013 under Apple, Mobile, Operating Systems
For years, everyone who tried Windows on a phone would complain that Microsoft were idiots - and that you could not move a clunky/chunky Windows OS onto a handset. Now Microsoft, ever popular chaps th... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 1, 2013 under Apple, Operating Systems
Many people missed the iPad 4 launch. While it was clear to KitGuru, back at the start of September, that Apple was going to run foul of UK Trading Standards law with accessories - we knew that the so... more.
58 CommentsPosted by Benjamin on December 30, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems
Data from Net Applications shows that Windows 8 is less popular than Windows Vista, the operating system that proved unpopular with the enthusiast audience. Windows 8 usage uptake has slipped behin... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2012 under Channel, Gaming, Operating Systems
While Windows 8 might not be selling well, some might call it a misguided product and we know it isn't all that fast for gaming, not everyone is quite so negative. The new VP of Microsoft Game Studios... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Colin Beatty on November 21, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems
We are hearing from local dealers in the United Kingdom that Windows 8 sales are not as strong as expected. This verifies the news earlier this week that American retail tech giant Newegg have said th... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Brian Smith on November 20, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems
Microsoft have launched Windows 8 to a mixed response. While sales figures are good, the enthusiast audience haven't embraced the new operating system with open arms, claiming the user interface chang... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2012 under Gaming, Operating Systems
In the form of a competition, Microsoft is offering incentives to developers that submit their Windows 8 supporting game for judging. If selected, the titles will receive a professional trailer, devel... more.
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