Posted by A Ocean on March 30, 2013 ·
Microsoft has quietly made a change to the resolution requirements for Windows 8 devices which is quite significant as it will enable hardware manufacturers to put Windows 8 mobile OS on smaller 7-inch tablets, enabling Windows 8 to take on devices running Android and iOS.
Microsoft earlier required that all tablets running Windows 8 must have a minimum display resolution of 1366×768, the new [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 4, 2013 ·
Nokia’s preference and love for Microsoft’s Mobile OSes is evident with most of its flagship phones running on the OS, it’s not surprising when the Finland based company hinted that Windows 8 running tablets might be announced in the future according to Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop.
Speaking to reporters in Sydney, Mr Elop said the company was not yet announcing anything, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on July 19, 2012 ·
October 26th, 2012 is the date for Windows 8 launch according to a post on the official Windows Team Blog.Microsoft had previously announced that an upgrade from Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 will cost US $40 for a download.
Windows 8 is one of the most anticipated and ambitious overhauls of Windows Operating System in years, most of the previous version of the OS variant including the Mobile [...]
Posted by A Ocean on September 15, 2010 ·
Microsoft’s is all geared up to release Internet Explorer 9, the new version of Internet Explorer browser to all and sundry today. IE9 Beta is reported to be a beta that’s technically complete, so we shouldn’t have much to fear when the download is available later today. We are waiting to see how it will stand up to Firefox 4.0 which is also in beta.
“Web browsing [...]
Posted by A Ocean on August 9, 2010 ·
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According to a tweet image by Justin Angel who is former Microsoft program manager with access to the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace, Microsoft has already started to populated the yet unreleased Windows Phone 7 Marketplace with a couple of third party applications along with in house apps.
The images reveals that there are at least placeholders for a variety of games [...]
Posted by A Ocean on June 4, 2010 ·
Google is inviting users aged over 18 to participate in their 60 minutes research. If you have an hour to spare and a machine running Windows, Google has a proposition for you. The company is conducting a usability study for Blogger and it’s offering to make up for the ‘inconvenience’ with $75 in American Express gift checks.
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“We’re working hard to [...]
Posted by Vlad Ionesi on October 13, 2009 ·
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This is an amazing deal for a Dell Inspiron 17! This portable PC is packed with a lot of features and is also powered by Windows Vista Premium and Windows 7. It features a powerful Pentium Dual-Core processor (2Ghz T4200) and a wonderful 17.3-inch widescreen. The hard disk has room for 250 GB of data. In addition, the Dell Inspiron 17 has 2 GB of RAM memory, as well as Bluetooth [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on July 27, 2009 ·
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It looks like Microsoft are preparing some goodies for its users. The next Windows operating system will not only boost users’ overall experience, but also hardware performance. This sounds like good news for all Windows users! It looks like chipsets from Intel, Nvidia, and Advanced Micro Devices will perform better with MS Windows 7.
For now, Microsoft is working [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on July 24, 2009 ·
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The largest company in the world, Microsoft, reported disastrous results for the April to June quarter. Their profits went down by almost a third. The group is also expecting financial difficulties in the following months. “It looked like a pretty tough quarter for Microsoft. The top line was very weak,” – Toan Tran from Morningstar.
It looks like [...]
Posted by Ruk Cooray on June 3, 2009 ·
Microsoft have announced, they will be releasing the much anticipated new operating system on October 22nd, Windows 7 is going to be available to all new computers from launch and on a cd for other pcs.
It’s been alleged that free upgrades to windows 7 will be available to pc buyers before launch, which could be as early as August.
This news comes a day after Microsoft unveiled their new gaming control [...]