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Here's how the new Windows 9 Start Menu will look like [video]

by Thodoris Konsoulas Here's a new video that was uploaded on YouTube, and shows how Microsoft plans to redesign the new Windows 9 Start Menu. As you can see it has both classic Windows and Metro applications side by side, and users can decide which apps to show where. From what we see also, Windows 9 start menu […] 19 September 2014 at 02:26 pm

Start Menu returns to Windows 8 this August

by Christine Kitsati During Microsoft's Build Conference this April, we learned that Start Menu will return to Windows 8 even though we didn't know when. Today we know, since - according to The Verge- Microsoft plans to release a new Windows 8 update that will bring back the Start Menu button! The new Start Menu will resemble a […] 27 April 2014 at 11:03 am

Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are finally one... at last!

by niki lyberis Well it's true for once, since today Steve Balmer confirmed that Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 will become one as they should.   From now on, Terry Myerson will be in charge of all the Windows development (PC's, mobile phones and XBOX), Julie Larson-Green will be in charge of new devices (XBOX, Surface and accessories), […] 12 July 2013 at 05:57 pm

Android and Windows in one! Meet the new Samsung Slide ATIV Q

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Well here's how Samsung confirms that it has unveiled a device for the masses! At the Premiere Event in London the Korean company announced a shapshifting slide tablet named ATIV Q, that combines worlds two most popular operating systems: Android 4.2.2 and Windows 8, into a laptop and tablet at the same time! The impressive […] 21 June 2013 at 12:46 am

Microsoft offers Office 2013 free to all who buy "small" Windows 8 tablets!

by niki lyberis It looks like that Microsoft thinks that we all need an incentive in order to buy small under 10 inch tablets. And this incentive is called... free Office 2013 for all these tablets!  That was the announcement of the company during this year's Computex that takes place in Taipei. But pay attention there's a small […] 6 June 2013 at 02:47 pm

Dell XPS 11, something between... Lenovo Yoga and Microsoft Surface perhaps?

by Christine Kitsati Dell has its share as well in this years' Computex over in Taiwan and yesterday unveiled a prototype called Dell XPS 11.  The new convertible device by Dell can flip the same way Lenovo used in its own Yoga model a couple of months ago. The XPS 11 will be available by December running on […] 4 June 2013 at 12:26 pm

Acer Iconia W3: world's smallest Windows 8 tablet (not for long though)

by niki lyberis Even though it is not going to keep its title for long, Acer announced today the W3 8 inch Windows  8 tablet that everyone can -finally- keep using one (and not two) hands! Until Microsoft unveils its 7 inch Surface, the Acer Iconia W3 remains the smallest Windows 8 tablet in the world, featuring an […] 3 June 2013 at 06:05 pm

Wow! Windows 8 start button reappears!

by niki lyberis So... did you miss the Windows 8 start button all these weeks? Well have a look at the screenshot below and see the Windows 8 logo on the start button! That's what we're going to see when Windows 8.1 is released, at least according to ZDNet and blogger Paul Thurrot. According to the same leak, […] 29 May 2013 at 09:35 pm

Nokia Lumia 920 and Samsung Galaxy S4 put their stabilizing sensors to the test

by Christine Kitsati Well almost everybody knows that the Optical Stabilization Sensor we find inside Nokia Lumia 920 is one of the best around the... digital universe and most probably THE best. A couple of weeks ago, this guy had put it to the test along with Samsung Galaxy S3, but now it seems that it can obliterate even this year's Galaxy, […] 5 April 2013 at 08:40 am

Skype for Windows 8: New update brings contact blocking and other bug fixes

by Nikos Papanikolopoulos Have you updated yet to the latest version (1.6) of Skype for Windows 8? Well yesterdays update brings certain (important) bug fixes and - at last- the ability to block unwanted or annoying contacts right from inside the app. This all new contact blocking option allows us to control our address book and block any […] 1 April 2013 at 10:48 am