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Lenovo will continue to sell small Windows tablets

Last week it was found out that Lenovo stopped selling its 8-inch Windows tablets in North America, due to a steep drop in consumer demand.
In the Media by Owen Weldon - 1 comment

Top 10 Windows antivirus software packages worth checking out

The selection of antivirus software can be overwhelming, but this guide explains the specs of the top 10 Windows-friendly software packages, according to data compiled by Find the Best.
In the Media by Tech News - 3 comments

Windows Phone 8.1 launching June 24th

A page on the Microsoft Support website appears to confirm that Windows Phone 8.1 will begin deploying on June 24th after being formally announced with a developer preview at Microsoft BUILD last month.
In the Media by James Walker

Microsoft announces new Kinect for Windows to arrive this summer

Microsoft has revealed that the new version of Xbox Kinect for Windows, based on the unit supplied with the company's Xbox One console, will be released later this year in the summer.
In the Media by James Walker

Op-Ed: Fousquare’s Windows 8 app could lead to bigger and better things

If you thought that Foursquare was just another way for people with smartphones to announce their whereabouts to the world, their new Windows 8 app should surprise you.
In the Media by Jayson DeMers

Microsoft to cut manufacturer price for Windows by 70 percent: Bloomberg

Microsoft Corp is reducing the price of Windows 8.1 for manufacturers of low-cost computers and tablets by 70 percent to compete with cheaper products like Google Inc's Chromebooks, Bloomberg News reported on Saturday, citing source...
In the Media by Reuters

Microsoft Windows 8 lags predecessor in first-year sales

Microsoft Corp's Windows 8 system has racked up more than 200 million license sales since its launch 15 months ago, according to Tami Reller, its head of marketing, lagging Windows 7 which sold 240 million within its first year.
In the Media by Reuters

Apple sells more computers than all Windows PCs combined

If Apple devices are tallied together — Macs, iPads, iPhones and so on — the combined sales surpass those of Windows PCs for the first time.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Windows 7 'back by popular demand' thanks to HP

HP is hoping to rope in consumers with the enticement of Windows 7. For a limited time, HP is selling new computers that run Windows 7 instead of Windows 8… and offering big savings to consumers.
In the Media by Tucker Cummings - 4 comments

95% of ATMS use outdated Windows XP: Is a crisis looming?

Microsoft has announced that the company will not provide support for the long-lived Windows XP operating system after April 8. Considering the fact that XP is still so widely used, are businesses and ATMs at risk of a security crisis?
In the Media by Tucker Cummings - 2 comments

Microsoft planning Windows 9 launch in April 2015

Microsoft is currently working on the next version of the Windows operating system and has a tentative release date of April 2015.
In the Media by Matthew Hendricks - 2 comments

Video: Passersby amazed by mannequins of 'not-so-perfect' people

Not everyone is perfect in this world. Pro Infirmis, an organization for the disabled, did something amazing earlier this month, which astonished passersby on Zurich's popular shopping street, Bahnhofstrasse.
In the Media by Anne Sewell - 2 comments

Warning issued about Windows XP bug

Microsoft has issued a warning about a bug in Windows XP. The flaw could let attackers take over a computer, and evidence suggests the weakness is being exploited by cyber-criminals.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 6 comments

iPhone 5S users facing 'Blue Screen of Death' crashes

It looks like Apple is experiencing quality control issues with the latest iPhone release. iPhone 5S users are complaining about several issues surrounding their devices.
In the Media by Milton Este

The Pirate Bay launches PirateBrowser to bypass censorship

The Pirate Bay recently celebrated their 10th anniversary. The infamous peer-to-peer torrent tracking site posted on their blog that they did not think they would make it this far, but they did.
In the Media by Milton Este - 5 comments

HTC8XT becomes Sprint's first Windows Phone 8 device

While HTC is best known for their Android One line, they have not forgotten about Windows Phone 8 users. The HTC 8X line, or more specifically, the 8XT model can now be found on mobile carrier Sprint's website.
In the Media by Milton Este

Op-Ed: Why Microsoft's management structure reorganization won't work

On July 11, 2013, during a memo to employees, Steve Balmer announced the need for a corporate reorganization in order to innovate with greater speed, efficiency and capability in a fast changing world.
In the Media by Milton Este

New Samsung tablet to run Windows and Android

The first of its a kind: a dual action tablet. The new Samsung Ativ Q tablet will be designed to run both the Windows 8 and Android operating systems.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 4 comments

Microsoft's latest build project is codenamed 'Blue'

Microsoft's latest technology 'build' (from which new products and updates are launches) has been codenamed 'Blue'. Tech sites have started to speculate as to what this might mean for future Microsoft updates.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft

Steven Sinofsky, chief developer of Windows 8 and Surface tablet, left Microsoft as announced by the company in a press release Monday.
In the Media by Armando Tamayo - 2 comments

Op-Ed: Problems surfacing on Microsoft's Windows Surface Tablet

Microsoft's developments have been known for quite some time now. Their intentions are quite clear that they wish to release their own tablet to this fast growing market to compete with the Apple iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab and Note editions.
In the Media by James He

Windows Surface now available for pre-order

The Microsoft Windows Surface tablet is not taking pre-orders. Although not in stock, eager customers can call dibs on the only tablet by Microsoft.
In the Media by James He - 2 comments

Toyota recalls 7.4 million cars

The car manufacturer Toyota has recalled over seven million vehicles worldwide, including some Yaris, Corolla and Camry models, over faulty window switches. Owners of vehicles covered by this safety recall will receive a notification letter.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 3 comments

HTC launches two new Windows smartphones

The technology company HTC has launched two Windows Phone 8 handsets at an event in New York, named the 8X and 8S devices.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 1 comment

October a big month For Microsoft

Yes, it's true Halloween is in October. However, don't get your hopes up as Microsoft is not planning on doing anything associated with Halloween. It would be nice if they decided to distribute candy to all the residents, but that's not happening.
In the Media by James He

Windows 8 Release Preview now available for download

Several months after the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Microsoft today released the much awaited, highly anticipated Windows 8 Release Preview.
In the Media by Tylor Sweeney

Microsoft ordered to remove Xbox, Windows 7 from German market

A German court ruled Wednesday that Microsoft infringed on patents owned by Motorola Mobility and ordered the company to remove its Xbox and Windows 7 products from the German market.
In the Media by Tylor Sweeney - 1 comment

Toronto Police on the lookout for man seen peering into windows

Toronto - A suspicious man was reported to be looking into the windows of two separate residences in Toronto this weekend. At one of the residences it was reported the window screen had been cut in an attempt to gain entry.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Nokia-Microsoft plan meets with a big ho-hum

The announcement that Finnish mobile phone giant Nokia and software goliath Microsoft will join forces against industry rivals Apple and Google was met with skepticism as Nokia’s stocks fell nearly 10 percent in early trading today.
In the Media by Martin Laine - 1 comment

Windows Phone 7 rumored to be launching on October 11

With a plethora of devices ready to launch, the operating system at gold master, and an almost certain October launch window, it's as clear as glass that Windows Phone 7 is right around the corner.
In the Media by Tylor Sweeney - 3 comments
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