News tagged ‘windows’

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Firefox for Windows 8 Goes Metro

Seeing that Microsoft will be introducing their new interface for Windows 8, Mozilla has come out to state they will be building a completely different version of Firefox to suit Metro.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

One of the most commonly recognizable features of the Windows OS over more than a decade has been the Start Button and Menu. Microsoft has made the radical decision to ditch both for the upcoming Windows 8.

Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011

Windows Store Beta Launching in February 2012

Windows Store Beta Launching in February 2012

Microsoft has given the community a taste of what the Windows Store will be like with a little preview at a recent event in San Francisco. According to them, equal thought has been given to how users and developers will access the platform.

Monday, 5 Dec 2011

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel

Ultrabooks to Stimulate Stalled Windows-Intel "Framework"

Acer's chairman, J.T Wang, feels that Ultrabooks could be the magic bullet that jolts the "Wintel" (Windows-Intel) slump on touch-centric devices. He also mentioned price as a major deciding factor that will make or break the Ultrabook.

Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

A temporary fix has been released by Microsoft for the Duqu Trojan, however, the company didn't comment on the timeline for the release of its official patch for this vulnerability.

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Symantec has issued a warning of Duqu virus infection via compromised Microsoft Word email attachments from which the Duqu installer executes itself by exploiting a Windows kernel vulnerability.

Monday, 3 Oct 2011

HP Unveils the Ultimate Ultraportable

HP Unveils the Ultimate Ultraportable

HP today introduced the updated HP Pavilion dm1, a consumer notebook PC featuring Beats Audio and HP Premier Experience - an exclusive set of innovations designed to improve on the Microsoft Windows experience.

Friday, 23 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Too much of a good thing may be a hindrance as Windows 8's secure-boot functionality could prevent some users from running both Windows and Linux.

Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011

NVIDIA Helps Transform the PC with Windows 8 Developer Program

NVIDIA Helps Transform the PC with Windows 8 Developer Program

NVIDIA announces its Windows 8 Developer Program to provide developers with tools and resources for building applications for the hundreds of millions of ARM and x86-based devices that will take advantage of Windows 8.

Thursday, 8 Sep 2011

Microsoft to Show Off New Windows 8

Microsoft to Show Off New Windows 8

Microsoft's Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky will soon be showing the world what Windows 8 will look like, and how it will work on a tablet.

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