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Although we all knew it would be “soon”, we didn’t really have any idea as to when to expect Microsoft’s new OS. Well, just a few minutes ago, Steven Sinofsky announced at Microsoft’s annual sales meeting that customers will be able to get Windows 8 – whether in upgrade fashion or on a new PC – starting on October 26th – right on a par with what Microsoft promised!
Last Friday we saw Microsoft send out press invitations for a mystery event last night. Well, now we know why Microsoft decided for a last-minute press conference — to unveil their new tablet “Surface”.
The new tablet, which definitely resembles a netbook, will feature a 10.6-inch screen, full USB 2.0 support, dual Wi-Fi antennas, HDMI, a completely hidden built-in stand, a scratch resistant backing, Gorilla Glass 2.0 and a widescreen view that provides
The days of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer being the top browser in the world are now over, and it’s about time too.
According to StatCounter, an online analytics site, Chrome managed to get to the control of 31.88 percent of the world’s web traffic last week, making it the most popular browser available. IE followed very close behind with 31.47 percent,
For all you Star Wars™-fanatics out there, the new Kinect™ Star Wars™ app is now available, free, for download on smartphones! The app, designed by Microsoft, takes your Facebook and Twitter accounts, handily syncs them together; and allows you …
Microsoft announced this morning that it has invested $300 million in a new company with Barnes & Noble that will be temporarily called “Newco”. .
The new company involves Barnes & Noble’s Nook division and the …
Rovio’s launch of Angry Birds Space late last week – the latest title in its hugely popular series of Angry Birds games — on Android, iOS, Mac, and PC has clearly proved a success so far. And the numbers confirms that.
Rovio has confirmed in a message posted to Twitter that in less than three days of availability, the company has seen more than 10 million downloads:
10 million Angry Birds Space downloads in less than 3 days! Thanks to our fans, stay tuned for more! #angrybirdsspace
As explained by Microsoft’s Sam Moreau in a post on the official Windows blog, the logo was created with the help of the design agency Pentagram, which posed a simple question when it began on the project: “your name is Windows”.
Why are you a flag?” That discussion eventually led to the four-paned window you see above, which not only looks more like a window than the previous