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Windows Threshold to become Windows 9 in April 2015?

January 16, 2014 - 02:04 PM

In early December of last year, the first mention was made of Windows Threshold, the purported successor to Windows 8.1. Paul Thurrott, a blogger with lots of news and rumours on Windows, claims that Threshold might actually be renamed to Windws 9 in...

Rumour: Windows Phone 9 without Metro UI?

December 22, 2013 - 02:04 PM

Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin claims Windows 9 will not feature a Metro-interface. The blogger has been a reliable source in the past and earlier reported on Windows Phone 9 in 2015. The latest rumours however, claim that the mobile operating system...

Microsoft launches Windows 8.1

October 17, 2013 - 03:00 PM

Microsoft has published its Windows 8.1 update. The new version is now available for download from the online Windows store. The update will come to new tablets and laptops in the store tomorrow. Starting tomorrow, Windows 8.1 can also be purchased a...

Rumour: Windows 8.1 RTM is ready

August 26, 2013 - 06:53 AM

It appears that Microsoft is anxious to release the Windows 8.1-update. Just last week, the developer announced that retail versions of Windows 8.1 would be available October 17. Based on two Twitter messages by Paul Thurott, a blogger for Windows ne...

Windows 8.1 to have video tutorials for new users

August 17, 2013 - 08:58 AM

When Microsoft launched Windows 8, the traditional desktop was replaced with the Metro UI. This new interface received mixed reactions and took a lot of users some getting used to. To make things easier, Microsoft will add video tutorials to its Wind...

Windows 8.1 available October 17

August 15, 2013 - 09:05 AM

Microsoft has announced that its latest operating system, Windows 8.1, will be available to consumers October 17. The update for Windows 8 can be downloaded free of charge from the Windows Store. At the same date, retail versions of the software will...

Windows 8 catches up to Windows Vista, Linux and Mac

July 21, 2013 - 11:18 AM

At its launch, Windows 8 got off to a slow start with both consumers and enterprise users being reluctant to make the jump to Microsoft's new operating system. It seems that Windows 8 is gradually gaining ground though, as the OS has already caught u...

DirectX 11.2 exclusive to Xbox One and Windows 8.1

June 30, 2013 - 06:46 AM

At the San Francisco 'Build Developers Conference', Microsoft announced that the next iteration of DirectX, which will be known as DirectX 11.2, is exclusive to the Xbox One and Windows 8.1. One of the biggest improvements in the DirectX 11.2 update...

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Preview Download now available

June 27, 2013 - 07:05 AM

Microsoft has officially announced Windows 8.1 at its Build conference. The updated version of Windows 8 is now available for download as a preview version. The final version of the new operating system is planned for later this year. Windows 8.1...

The new start button in Windows 8.1 (Windows 2012 R2)

June 25, 2013 - 04:14 AM

This week the Windows 8.1 preview will be released, which coincides with the Microsoft Build conference. In the meantime, Microsoft already made available the preview of Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1's bigger sibling. Via the start button you...

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