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So there are more rumors about the next update to Windows. You know the one that is getting called Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Update 1 or even Windows 8.1 Service Pack 1. Oh yeah and it is also the one that Microsoft will not even admit to working on. Well it seems that the latest one brings us back to the debate about the ModernUI and the start screen.

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Monday, 13 January 2014 20:34

Windows 8.2 on the horizon?

Microsoft could announce another upgrade of Windows this spring, specifically of the last edition of Windows 8.1. At least, say Russian page Wzor, on which they released some photos of developmental versions.

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Wednesday, 08 January 2014 22:11

Microsoft likes high end Lumias

The first part of the specification of new Lumia's which will be presented under the Microsoft name was published on site NokiaPowerUser. Citing "reliable sources", they claim that Microsoft will continue Nokia's tradition in recent times at which their smartphones specifications can be measured with high-end devices from other manufacturers.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 22:46

LG to show off 3 new Windows 8.1 devices at CES

LG will at this year's CES introduce three new products with Windows 8.1. The manufacturer states that all three computers are upgraded compared to earlier versions, so they will be faster and lighter.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 09:33

Microsoft's Chief Engineer retires

Microsoft's chief engineer, Jon DeVaan made his decision that in the new year the time has come to shift focus on family, rather than work.

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Thursday, 12 December 2013 06:23

Has the time come for Android based Nokia phones?

Nokia is developing an Android device , atleast according to sources close to the manufacturer. One of the smartphones on which Nokia is currently working carries codename Normandy, and it is a unit intended for the lower price range. Also, it was revealed that Nokia uses custom Android, rather than the Google's version, something like Amazon is using for its Kindle Fire tablet.

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In 2003 Microsoft started work on a new kernel for their operating systems that was smaller, more efficient and working in ways that no other OS had before Microsoft called this Singularity. It represented a completely different approach to software and operating system design. In 2008 Microsoft released the last version of Singularity was released to the public from Microsoft and the project was “officially” ended in 2010. For many we thought this was the end of the project and the end of a shift in thought from Microsoft.

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Thursday, 21 November 2013 14:50

Windows 8.2; Real or Troll?

If you have been on the internet then you have heard about the possibility of Microsoft releasing a new “fix” to Windows in the form of Window 8.2 This new release is supposed to be an extension of their work to revamp Windows 8 into something that consumers will actually want. Now, most people will acknowledge that Microsoft needs to make a large number of changes to Windows 8 to make it more palatable (and usable), but are they really working on an 8.2 release when they just pushed out 8.1?

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Tuesday, 12 November 2013 19:58

Increase in Windows Store downloads

Windows Store, a centralized repository of applications for Windows 8, was launched a year ago. According to official figures, last month Store has recorded a daily average of 1.7 million downloads of applications.

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Wednesday, 06 November 2013 20:39

How about mandatory IE usage? South Korea says YES!

South Korea is an Asian country known for its high technological achievements, very high-speed broadband internet and widespread 4G LTE network, which reaches up to the tunnel subway in Seoul, but a legal limit makes the country dependent on past practice. 14 year old act provides that for safety all bank transactions and purchases on the Internet should be done through a web browser IE (Internet Explorer).

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