News tagged ‘windows 8’

Friday, 5 Apr 2013

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Paul Thurrott: Outlook for Windows RT Exists

Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release, according to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

Windows 8 Market Share Only at 3.31%, Windows 7 and XP Continue to Reign

According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Slated for April Launch

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix Slated for April Launch

Lenovo has recently announced on Twitter, that its business hybrid Ultrabook, the Lenovo ThinkPad Helix, is expected to reach US retailers in April. However, Lenovo didn't release any additional information regarding the unit's availability in other parts of the world.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro has discovered some sites which are offering their own dubious version of free 'Windows 8 Activator' upgrade. With the adoption rate of Windows 8 increasing by more than 30% in January 2013, cybercriminals are hoping to ride on Windows 8's popularity.

Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

It's Official - Dell is Going Private with Microsoft's $2 Billion Loan

Recent talks of Dell going private turned out to be true after all with Dell entering into an agreement to be purchased back for US$24.4 billion by Dell's founder and CEO, Michael Dell in partnership with private equity firm Silver Lake, and with assistance from Microsoft and a few financing institutions.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Microsoft May Invest Up to $3 Billion to Help Take Dell Private

Cash-rich Microsoft is said to be in talks to help take Dell private, and may invest up to $3 billion to do so.

Monday, 7 Jan 2013

Lenovo Shows Off 27-inch Ideacentre Horizon Table PC

Lenovo Shows Off 27-inch Ideacentre Horizon Table PC

Lenovo has revealed the Ideacentre Horizon Table PC at CES 2013 today. The 27-inch Windows 8 AIO PC is designed to lie flat on any surface, effectively turning it into an interactive table.

Monday, 24 Dec 2012

U.S. Windows Store Reveals Special App Offers

U.S. Windows Store Reveals Special App Offers

Looking for some apps to download this holiday season from the Windows Store? For those on the U.S. Windows Store, Microsoft has listed six apps that are on offer from now till January 31, 2013.

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 because of the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Revamped Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Revamped Yahoo Mail Focuses on Speed and Mobile

Yahoo has released a completely redesigned Yahoo Mail, which places heavy emphasis on speed and efficiency. Yahoo updated the existing web client and Android app with the new design, while introducing new apps for the iPhone and Windows 8 platform.

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