Although Android is the largest mobile platform right now in terms of numbers, it would appear that Android users aren’t very loyal. Black Friday numbers reveal that nearly 40% of all iPads sold on the day were purchased from Andorid handsets.
With the holiday season on full swing, Microsoft has also come up with its own holiday deal. The company is now offering $25 Windows Store gift card on the purchase of every new Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 PC.
Although Internet Explorer (IE) is currently the most used desktop browser, it was losing ground until a while ago. Between October and November though, IE11 gained market share, bumping up IE’s overall use.
Every year, retailers make a windfall profit during the holiday season which is marked with Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday as well as Cyber Monday. This year, record online sales to the tune of $1.93 billion were mustered on Black Friday.
It has been discovered that a new zero-day vulnerability in Windows XP allows a hacker to gain access to the kernel mode of a PC. The hacker can then install a malware or perform any other malicious activity.
Tech industry, which started out at a humble pace, has grown into a rapidly evolving arena. Today, tech companies need to evolve constantly or face doom. Given below are five worst decisions by tech companies which wrecked them.
For the last few months, we have heard that Russian internet company, Mail.ru Group has been planning to launch internationally under the name My.com. In continuation to materialize that step, lately the company has opened a Silicon Valley office and launched My.com to provide a suite of communication and entertainment apps for US users.
Microsoft has revealed an impressive new app which lets you control your Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365 files and documents wirelessly. In essence, the app terms your Windows Phone 8 handset into a remote which you can then use to give presentations, open Word files and do other Office stuff on your PC.
PrimeSense is the 3D sensoring company that furnished a significant portion of the tech that went into making Microsoft’s Kinect. The company has now reportedly being acquired by Apple for a cool $345 million.
The metro outlook of Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform has defined the company’s aesthetic designs for quite some time. This is manifest in Skype for Windows 8.1 which comes with an impressively clean interface and the ability to multitask with perfect ease.
Microsoft has already released Windows 8.1, effectively patching many of the quirks and problems in the original Windows 8. For many Windows 7 users, this is the high time to shift to the new OS. The guide given below lets you upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 in a few easy steps.
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