Microsoft Airs New Commercial Called “Baseball” Bashing iPad Multitasking [Video]

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Microsoft has started to make a habit of bashing the iPad in its latest marketing campaigns for its Windows 8 tablets and it is no question why. The iPad is at the top of its game when it comes to the tablet industry and the only way the Redmond company is going to see increased […]

Microsoft Doesn’t Expect Apple To Bring iTunes To Windows 8 Metro Devices Anytime Soon

If you are a Windows 8 fan and were expecting Apple to make a metro version of Windows 8, then you need to think again. CNN heard from Tami Reller, chief financial officer at Microsoft who said yesterday “you shouldn’t expect an iTunes app on Windows 8 any time soon. iTunes is in high demand. The […]

Microsoft Announces Availability Of Surface Windows 8 Pro Tablets, Coming Feb 9th


Microsoft launched the Surface RT tablet in October last year, which didn’t see much success. Today, they’ve announced the availability of the Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet, which should see better sales. The Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet is a true productivity device, as it runs the full blown Windows 8 Pro operating system. It’s basically […]

Windows 8 Upgrade Price To Be Raised After January 31st, Windows 8 Preview Users Face Other Consequences

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Microsoft have finally expired the official early previews of their latest OS, Windows 8, of which have appeared in May 2011, although that was a leaked first copy of Windows 8. The first official preview of Windows 8 however, was released in September, (the Developer Preview), followed by a February 2012 release, in the form […]

How To: Restore Windows 8 To Reset It To Factory Settings


As much as I love my Mac computer and couldn’t think about living without it, there is still some tasks such as programming that I prefer doing on my Windows computer. Windows has a lot of things going for it, but it just isn’t up to par with Mac OS X in terms of stability. […]

Microsoft Sells 60 Million Copies Of Windows 8, Is The Number As Impressive As It Sounds?

Microsoft has gone on to sell an impressive 60 million Windows 8 licenses, which represents a 20 million increase from when Windows 8 hit 40 million late November. The Redmond company announced this at the 11th Annual J.P. Morgan Tech Forum at CES 2013. It was mentioned that this represents the cumulative sales of Windows 8 including […]

Dropbox Released For Windows 8 And Windows RT, Get Downloading!


If you haven’t heard of Dropbox before then I would assume you are new to the whole ‘cloud’ thing. Essentially Dropbox is a service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. As once connected to a Wi-Fi network you will have access to all your files that you […]

Windows RT Hacked To Run Unsigned Code, Full Desktop Applications

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Over the weekend a hacker by the name of Clrokr claims to have discovered a method for running unsigned code on Windows RT–including desktop applications. This Windows RT jailbreak amounts to changing a entry in the Windows 8 kernel, a value which determines the minimum signing level that desktop apps are allowed to run. Change […]

This Unofficial Facebook App For Windows 8 Is Better Than Nothing


Since the launch of Windows 8 (and the Surface, with its Windows RT), there’s been one prominent app that’s been conspicuously missing from the platform: Facebook. For whatever reason, Facebook hasn’t released an official app in either the Windows Store on Windows 8, or the Surface version thereof. No one knows what they have planned, […]

Yahoo! Mail Reinvents Itself, With A New Interface And New Features

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There’s been a rash of overhauls among big web email providers recently, as other contenders appear to be joining Gmail in the 21st century at last. We saw it a few weeks ago with Hotmail – now Outlook – and their huge interface overhaul. Now, it looks like Yahoo! Mail will be joining the party […]