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Asus launches ET2300 All-in-One for Windows 8

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 a brand new product ready for your special touch. KitGuru gives its dirty fingers a good …

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Try 360 degrees of global pixel fun for free

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 comfort of our own home. But there are limitations. Fisheye image provider, 360Cities takes the …

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The PC industry waits on Windows 8 to drive sales.

Many PC oriented companies are reporting poor sales in their last fiscal reports, with Dell among the list. Part of the problem is that Windows 7 is now firmly established and people have felt no need to adopt another computer, with shiny new operating system. Windows 8 is certainly not …

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Microsoft report £314 million loss

Microsoft have officially reported their first quarterly loss in its history. As we reported a short while ago, they were forced to write off some of the value of their online advertising business. They had to write down the value of Aquantive by $6.2 billion, which failed to bring the …

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Windows 8 to launch on October 26th

Microsoft are launching Windows 8 on October 26th this year. Steve Sinofsky, the Windows OS chief unveiled the date at the Microsoft annual sales meeting. To add weight, Microsoft updated a blog post with the information. Having tried the operating system I do remain completely unimpressed, particularly with the Metro …

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Windows Phone 8: What We Missed Yesterday

If you missed our Windows Phone coverage from yesterday we highly suggest you read up on those before venturing onwards – articles are found here, here and here. We also warned you that we were bound to miss something from yesterday and here is the article that will redeem ourselves. …

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Microsoft confirms Windows 8 flavours

If Microsoft could go back in time and fix mistakes, then alongside the late move to creating a decent browser, no doubt it would also want to reduce how many versions of Windows Vista it put onto the market. While Apple offers ‘products with an operating system that just works’, …

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PC market set to grow in Q3/Q4

The Worldwide PC market is set to experience growth in the latter part of the year, thanks in part to the release of the Windows 8 Operating System. The new Microsoft operating system always fuels PC sales and many system builders are hoping that this is the case later this …

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Google Chrome has been confirmed for Windows 8

I’ve been running Chrome since its market share was in single digits and am constantly updating it to the latest beta version every three days, so why would I want to use anything different if I were to use Windows 8 in the not so distant future? Frankly, I just wouldn’t want …

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Windows 8 starts up in 8 seconds, or less

The release of Windows 8 looms ever closer and the operating system is already getting a mixed reception. Windows 7 has proven to be almost as popular for Microsoft as Windows XP, so a little hostility was expected, especially with such dramatic interface changes. Microsoft let consumers try the latest …

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Windows 8 Final Beta to surface in days

Things look to be moving well for Microsoft’s Windows 8 developer team with indication on a Windows developer build tracking site that the next Microsoft OS has just reached final pre-beta build (8189.0.winmain.120120-1830) status; another big milestone met in timely order. The next step in the works requires Microsoft’s own …

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Windows 8 to provide native mobile networking

One of MSDN’s most recent blogs goes into detail about Microsoft’s efforts to vastly improve wireless connectivity in Windows 8 to the point of even providing native connectivity support for 3G and 4G networking. As it stands now, specialized applications from hardware providers are required for mobile connectivity. The idea …

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Microsoft under fire from Linux Audience: Windows 8

It seems every story this week has centered around litigation issues. This time its Microsoft in the spotlight as another antitrust case could be in the making, regarding the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. Linux users have already been airing their opinions about Windows 8, especially the secure booting feature. …

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Windows 8: reasons why you might love it

You can’t escape news this week without hearing something about the new, upcoming Microsoft operating system, Windows 8. Very few people have had a chance to play with the operating system, and even few own a beta copy. Unless you fancy parting with a few thousand bucks for one of …

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Azure Toolkit released for Windows 8

Microsoft have released the Windows Azure toolkit for developers. This allows them to utilise the cloud aspect of Windows Azure from Windows 8 Metro style applications. Developers can snag it over here. Microsoft’s Nick Harris said “The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 is designed to make it easier for …

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