Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 10, 2014 under Tablet PC
The 4G version of Microsoft's much improved Surface 2 tablet will be coming to the UK next month, Microsoft has confirmed. Currently only WiFi models are available and with networks getting stricter o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 4, 2014 under Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
At this week’s Build conference, Microsoft Corp. demonstrated the look of the new Windows 8.1 update 2014 as well as a number of new capabilities of the modernised operating system. As expected, Mic... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 2, 2014 under Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming, Tablet PC
Microsoft Corp. announced at the Build 2014 conference on Wednesday that it would waive licensing fees for special versions of Windows operating systems for select devices. Microsoft wants to enable p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 2, 2014 under Development, Operating Systems, Peripheral, Software & Gaming
What do smartwatches, intelligent coffee mugs, robots and smart goggles have in common? It looks like Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp. have an answer: Intel chips and Windows software inside. At the Bu... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 1, 2014 under Console, Gaming Rig, Software & Gaming
Satya Nadella, the newly appointed chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., continues to re-appoint executives in an attempt to create an efficient executive team at the software giant. In addition... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 31, 2014 under APU, CPU, Graphics, Mobile, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
Although Qualcomm took part in the announcement of Microsoft Corp.’s DirectX 12 application programming interface, the company’s plans regarding support of the new API were not completely clear. L... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 21, 2014 under Gaming Rig, Graphics, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
While Microsoft Corp. revealed yesterday that it will release preview version of its DirectX 12 application programming interface this year, its press materials did not disclose when to expect the fin... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 20, 2014 under Console, Design & Create, Development, Graphics, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled DirectX 12, the latest incarnation of one of the world’s most popular application programming interfaces. The new API can not only greatly improve rendering perf... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on March 17, 2014 under Highlights-new, Tablet PC
Today we are going to take a look at a hybrid tablet from Asus - the Transformer Book T100T. Asus have been pushing the hybrid tablet concept for a while now and have released a handful of models to d... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 20, 2014 under Operating Systems
Microsoft has admitted that it knew most users wouldn't like the new Windows 8 Metro user interface but not for the reasons you might think, according to Jacob Miller, a UX Designer for Microsoft, "F... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 19, 2014 under CPU
Historically, companies like Intel Corp. and Advanced Micro Devices designed microprocessors and then software developers developed applications that took advantage of those chips. According to the he... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 14, 2014 under Operating Systems
An executive from Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday that the software giant has sold over 200 million Windows 8 licenses in the first 15 months of the operating system’s general availability. While t... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 31, 2014 under Apps, Operating Systems
Microsoft continues to go back from its modern Metro user interface to the good-old classic in a bid to lure customers to its latest operating system. Many traditional Windows users got annoyed wit... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 30, 2014 under Office, Online, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
Microsoft Corp.’s board of directors is preparing to appoint Satya Nadella on the position of the chief executive officer of the company, according to a news-agency report on Thursday. In addition, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 24, 2014 under Notebook, Tablet PC
Microsoft Corp.’s Surface series of media and business tablets is staring to gain traction on the market. According to the company’s latest financial results, sales of Surface doubled in the secon... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 24, 2014 under Development, Operating Systems
Along with unofficial information regarding availability of Windows 9 code-named “Threshold” operating system either in late 2013 or in early 2014, an even stranger rumour emerged: Bill Gates was ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 21, 2014 under General Purpose PC, Operating Systems
Microsoft Corp.’s Windows 8.1 has hardly become a success on the market of traditional desktops and laptops. Some PC makers are now offering to install Windows 7 instead of Windows 8.1 on their syst... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on January 20, 2014 under Highlights 2, Mouse
Today we are going to look at one of Logitech's latest mice, the M560. Unlike many of the mice that pass through our labs this is not a gaming model. It has been designed for those who want a wirele... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2013 under Apps
If you're a current Xbox Music user and have been mulling over whether to upgrade your 360 to a One this Christmas, it might be worth considering that you won't have to pay for that music subscription... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on May 27, 2013 under CPU
With every new beginning, there comes an end. Just as Ivy Bridge slid into the Sandy Bridge space, so a new king will soon arrive - demanding the overthrow of the present regime. But with the glitzy n... 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.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 24, 2013 under Tablet PC
Microsoft has released an update on the intended release date for its Surface Pro tablet, letting eager UK buyers know that it'll be here before the end of the May and by the close of June, there won'... more.
11 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on April 11, 2013 under Highlights, Tablet PC
Want a tablet but struggling to justify the laptop-like price tag? Want a laptop but thinking that the larger size could be an inconvenience? Asus aims to make those problems a thing of the past w... 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.
2 CommentsPosted by Carl on November 30, 2012 under Channel, Tablet PC
Yes, I am currently the very happy owner of the new Microsoft Surface. I decided to buy the 64gb version last week and have really warmed to it in the last 5 days of testing and experimentation. Windo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 27, 2012 under Software & Gaming
We've posted a lot of hate here for Microsoft's latest Windows operating system in the past few weeks, about sales numbers, how some people think its misguided, that it's not that fast for gaming - an... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
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 Jon Martindale on November 12, 2012 under Development, Software & Gaming
A Microsoft spokesperson has made it very clear, that while we might have seen backwards compatibility for DirectX 11 - allowing for Vista support - DirectX 11.1 would be exclusive to Windows 8 only. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 6, 2012 under Operating Systems, Software & Gaming
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.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 30, 2012 under Operating Systems
Current CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has announced that over four million Windows 8 upgrades have been sold already. His follow up statement said that the interest in the new operating system had ... more.
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