Posts Tagged ‘windows 8’
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, Software
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, Software
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 Gaming, Office, Online, Operating Systems, Software
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, Software
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 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, 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 Jon Martindale on November 12, 2012 under Development, 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 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.
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.
0 CommentsPosted by Blair McClelland on October 30, 2012 under Mobile, Tablet PC
Steve Jobs is well known for completely disregarding the 7 inch tablet form factor in the past. Jobs was quote as saying that "7-inch tablets are tweeners: too big to compete with a smartphone and ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 25, 2012 under Operating Systems
While I'm sure many of you will immediately jump to the smart ass answer of "not enough," the actual figure for the man hours put into testing Windows 8 is quite staggering. The one that came out of M... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on October 25, 2012 under Operating Systems, PC
While PC users across the globe will be complaining bitterly about the Windows 8 interface change, there's no doubt that it will work wonders for tablet and other touch screen users. Asus already has ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 12, 2012 under Operating Systems
With the official launch of Windows 8 just a couple of weeks away (26th October), Microsoft is understandably gearing up for a giant advertising campaign to get the upgrade juices flowing. However thi... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Harrison on September 8, 2012 under Apple, Operating Systems
Although there might be some division in the KitGuru camp, there is a definite feeling among some of us that Windows 8 is going to completely miss the mark for desktop/laptop users. News from our ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on September 7, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems
One of the most important cornerstones of the UK economy is the concept that, no matter how dramatic and outrageous an advert is, the claims made must be decent, legal, honest and true. Paraphrasing E... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on September 4, 2012 under General Tech
Without doubt, Google maps has played its part in the revolution of the world through technology. We think it's perfectly normal to check out a route to a destination in another city - from the comfor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 29, 2012 under Channel, Operating Systems
Whenever a new operating system launches from Microsoft, the company gives those who bought close to the launch date a chance to upgrade to the new operating system for cheap/free. With Windows 8, it ... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Jules on August 24, 2012 under Operating Systems, Software
If we're lucky, then each new operating system makes the world a little better for everyone. Microsoft's approach is more of a 2 steps forward, then 3 steps back. One very specific feature in Windows ... more.
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