News tagged ‘windows 8’

Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available to Download

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available to Download

Windows 8 moves from developer preview, to consumer preview at Mobile World Congress 2012. And if you can't wait to try it out, here's the good news: Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available to download.

Friday, 17 Feb 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Rumored to Launch in Q2 2012

Google is said to launch Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Q2 2012 with the aim of entering the notebook and netbook market segments.

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.

Monday, 6 Feb 2012

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

AMD Reveals Tablet Plans for 2012-2013

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) unveiled its tablet strategy for 2012-2013 with the announcement of two mobile processors, codenamed Hondo and Temash. Hondo will be powering Windows 8 tablets coming out this year while Temash is tipped as its successor in 2013.

Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

Windows 8 - Built for Connectivity

One of the touted features of Windows 8 is its ability to handle connectivity seamlessly, be it at a Wi-Fi network or over a mobile broadband connection. Group program manager Billy Anders has published an official blog post that outlines steps taken to improve the wireless connectivity experience.

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012

ARM CEO Not Impressed with Intel Mobile Smartphone Processors

ARM CEO Not Impressed with Intel Mobile Smartphone Processors

ARM CEO Warren East said in an interview at CES 2012 that he was not impressed with Intel's foray into the mobile smartphone market. He added that ARM took Intel as a serious competitior; however, Intel mobile smartphone CPUs would not be as power efficient as ARM's offerings.

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012

NVIDIA Tegra 3 Tablet Running Windows 8 Showcased by NVIDIA and Microsoft

NVIDIA Tegra 3 Tablet Running Windows 8 Showcased by NVIDIA and Microsoft

CES only begins tomorrow officially, but we've got plenty of hard hitting updates from several press conferences and events. One of those is a sneak peek of a tablet using NVIDIA's Tegra 3 ARM-based processor, but running Windows 8. Check it out!

Friday, 6 Jan 2012

Navigate Windows 8 Using Your Eyes

Navigate Windows 8 Using Your Eyes

You already know that Windows 8 allows itself to be navigated in a myriad of ways. You've got touch input, pen input, trackpad input and of course mouse input. Now, thanks to Swedish eye-tracking experts Tobii, we can add eye-navigation into that list as well, with the Tobii Gaze.

Tuesday, 3 Jan 2012

Acer and Lenovo to Launch Windows 8 Tablets in Q3 2012?

Acer and Lenovo to Launch Windows 8 Tablets in Q3 2012?

Acer and Lenovo are reported to be launching their Windows 8 tablets in the third quarter of 2012. The tablets are said to run on Intel's upcoming "Clover Trail" processors.

Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Windows 8 Tablets is a Possible Surprise Success

Windows 8 Tablets is a Possible Surprise Success

Windows tablets haven't found themselves many fans over the years, and have mostly been relegated to niche users. Come Windows 8 however, and all that is set to change. Wired predicts that Windows 8 will make Windows tablets surprise, and ultimately appeal to mainstream consumers.

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