PC sales didn’t pick up after Windows 8 launch

When Windows 8 was launched on October 26, 2012 many expected a surge in the sales of PC. But, according to the new data from research firm NPD, PC sales has decreased by 21 percent since the launch of Windows 8. Desktop computer sales has decreased by 9 percent while laptop sales decreased by 24…

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Microsoft released Windows 8 smartphone

October 29 is not an ideal day for new product launches, but two of the biggest tech companies, Microsoft and Google have released their new smartphones on the day. Because of hurricane Sandy, Google canceled the formal press meet and informally launched its new tablet and new smartphone. Microsoft however went ahead with it’s pre-planned…

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Google’s Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet released

Google had called a press meet to release Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and an an updated Nexus 7 tablet on October 29. But, because of hurricane Sandy in the East coast, the event was canceled and the release was made in a blog by Andy Rubin, Google’s senior vice present of mobile and…

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Windows 8 wasn’t loud enough, poll

In a poll conducted in the US, more than half of the adults polled hadn’t heard of Windows 8, in spite of the release of the ‘radical redesign’ of the most popular operating system. In addition to Windows 8, Microsoft had also released a tablet-friendly, Windows RT and a Surface tablet running the new operating…

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Windows 8 released, upgrade costs $40

Windows 8, a significantly new operating system (OS) compared to it’s predecessors Windows 7 or Windows XP and is launched on October 26, 2012. Windows 8 is designed with touch input as one of the integral input system and works well with a computer equipped with a touch screen. The user interface of the new…

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HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 compared

HTC’s new Windows Phone 8X looks like the Nokia Lumia 920, unveiled some time ago. Apart from the Windows OS, they both look similar and have similar specifications: Nokia Lumia 920 features a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 with 1,280×720 pixels at 342 ppi and 8X has a slightly larger screen at 4.5-inch PureMotion HD Plus…

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RIP Flash – Windows 8 dumped it too

It now is loud and clear – the days of Adobe Flash are over. Apple’s detest of this popular Adobe product has extended to its rival, Microsoft, that has removed support for Flash in the browser of it’s upcoming operating system, Windows 8. Flash, the most widely used browser plug-in of 2000s has started to…

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Windows Developer Preview, pre-beta version of Win 8 available to download

The pre-beta version of Windows 8 for developers, Windows Developer Preview is available to download now. The downloads include prerelease software in three flavors: Windows Developer Preview with developer tools English, 64-bit (x64) – 4.8 GB iso file Windows Developer Preview English, 64-bit (x64) – 3.6 GB iso file Windows Developer Preview English, 32-bit (x86)-…

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Winodws 8 unveiled

Microsoft has officially unveiled its newest operating system, Windows 8. The software is designed to use single operating system in a variety of systems ranging from tablets to desktops running Intel and ARM processors. Microsoft’s new "Metro" user interface focuses on touch input and is designed to run applications in full-screen mode, much like the…

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