Start Button Is Coming Back With Windows 8.1

Start Button Is Coming Back With Windows 8.1

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, a major concern for the users was the sheer absence of the ‘Start’ button in the OS. Apparently, the company has taken a cue from the customer feedback. The new Windows 8.1 ad dished out by Microsoft hints at the return of ‘Start’ on Windows 8 platform.

By On September 30, 2013 1 Response
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Picture Passwords In Windows 8 Offer Weak Security, Say Researchers

Picture Passwords In Windows 8 Offer Weak Security, Say Researchers

In Windows 8, Microsoft has offered Picture Gesture Authentication (PGA) system which lets you manipulate an image to set password. However, researchers have now confirmed that PGA offers very weak security because PGA passwords are really easy to crack.

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Windows 8 Reaches A Market Share Of 7.41%

Windows 8 Reaches A Market Share Of 7.41%

It has been a while since Microsoft launched Windows 8 amid a lot of fanfare. The OS didn’t exactly spread like wildfire after the launch but new numbers suggest that it is finally beginning to catch up, grabbing 7.41% of the global market share.

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Windows 8 Benchmarks Shift Due To Overclocking

Windows 8 Benchmarks Shift Due To Overclocking

Overclocking can certainly yield better benchmark results but in order for them to be acceptable, overclocking must not tinker with the way a system works. In the case of Windows 8, however, overclocking either slows down or speeds up the system clock, thus disturbing the benchmark results.

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Windows 8.1 May Finally Arrive In October

Windows 8.1 May Finally Arrive In October

We have been hearing about Windows 8.1 for quite some time now. Although the new version of the Windows 8 OS wouldn’t pack a lot of new features, it will still bring many fixes and improvements to the users. Now, it has been hinted that Microsoft may roll out Windows 8.1 by October this year.

By On August 13, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Makes Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Available

Microsoft Makes Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Available

Microsoft has finally rolled out the Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview, making it available for download at the official site. Along side the release, the company has also detailed on the new features that the update packs.

By On July 31, 2013 1 Response
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Xbox Music Will Launch On Web Next Week

Xbox Music Will Launch On Web Next Week

Xbox Music has long been available on a number of Microsoft platforms. These include the likes of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, Windows RT and Xbox 360. A recent round of rumors suggested that the company may be bringing out a web-based version of it. And now, Microsoft has affirmed these rumors.

By On June 27, 2013 Respond
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Leaked Screenshots Of Windows 8.1 Surface Again

Leaked Screenshots Of Windows 8.1 Surface Again

We have been hearing about an update to Microsoft’s Windows 8 for quite some time. However, so far, Microsoft hasn’t dished out a significant upgrade. Alleged screenshots from Windows 8.1 have now surfaced, depicting apps redesigns for Xbox Music and Movie Moments apps.

By On June 18, 2013 1 Response
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Leaked Screenshot Shows Start Button In Windows 8.1 For The First Time

Leaked Screenshot Shows Start Button In Windows 8.1 For The First Time

The Start button is coming back in Windows 8.1! That’s old news. The new thing is a screenshot that shows a Start button on a Windows 8.1 build. However, we’ve heard that the new Start button won’t behave exactly like the old ones.

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Acer Bulgari Windows Tablet To Pack Intel’s Haswell Processor

Acer Bulgari Windows Tablet To Pack Intel’s Haswell Processor

Techblog.gr has revealed some information about an upcoming tablet named Acer Bulgari.It is rumored to run Windows 8 operating system. The new tab is powered by the next generation Intel Core i3 Haswell processor, touted to extend the battery life of your device by 50% compared to previous generation devices.

By On May 29, 2013 Respond
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Windows 8.1 Will Be Released As A Free Update

Windows 8.1 Will Be Released As A Free Update

We have been hearing about Windows Blue for a while now. Recently, it was confirmed that its actual name is Windows 8.1 and it will not be a standalone OS. Rather, Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 will be served as a free update to Windows 8 and Windows RT users.

By On May 15, 2013 Respond
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100 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In First Six Months

100 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In First Six Months

Microsoft has been rather shy in sharing sales statistics when it comes to Windows 8. Some had speculated that it may be because the new OS didn’t gain a lot of traction. However, the company has recently divulged that it was able to sell some 100 million Windows 8 licenses within the first six months of its launch.

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Microsoft Hints At Few Early Details Of Windows Blue

Microsoft Hints At Few Early Details Of Windows Blue

For quite some time, analysts have been speculating about Windows Blue, the codename for the next OS that is expected from Microsoft. Until now, the software giant had divulged no particulars about Windows Blue. A few official details have finally landed on the web.

By On May 7, 2013 1 Response
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Acer Unveiled $800 Windows 8 Ultrabook Convertible Aspire P3

Acer Unveiled $800 Windows 8 Ultrabook Convertible Aspire P3

Yesterday, Acer held a press event in New York City and revealed some new devices that will be coming to consumers shortly. Besides revealing Aspire R7 Windows 8 laptop-tablet convertible whose display can be moved in any side, Acer also unveiled Aspire P3 Ultrabook, a Windows 8 Ultrabook convertible which delivers all the benefits of an Ultrabook in a unique design that easily transforms into a tablet.

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Acer Shows Aspire R7 — The Strangest Windows 8 Laptop-Tablet Convertible

Acer Shows Aspire R7 — The Strangest Windows 8 Laptop-Tablet Convertible

Yesterday, Acer held a press event in New York City and revealed some new devices which will be coming to consumers shortly. Among those unveiled devices, the most interesting, attractive and innovative device was Aspire R7, the strangest Windows 8 laptop-tablet convertible. It is called the ‘strangest’ because the display of Aspire R7 laptop-tablet convertible can move around in all sorts of ways!

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