Posts Tagged Microsoft

Surface Pro coming to Australia end of May

Software giant Microsoft has finally announced the release of its Surface Pro tablet into new markets. The company announced on its blog overnight that it would launch its own-branded Windows 8 tablet in a range of markets including¬†Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, […]

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Will Windows 8.1 bring back the Start button?

We’re starting to see the first leaks of the next version of Windows, Windows 8.1 or ‘Blue’ but while the leaks haven’t shown anything seriously different (apart from the new ‘Kiosk mode’), there are rumours starting to float around that Microsoft might actually go back to providing the old Start button and menu. While you […]

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Why buying Android devices sees you paying Microsoft

If you’re buying an Android device as a way of making a point to Microsoft, you might want to stop and rethink your efforts. A report by digitimes.com is claiming that many of the major Android device suppliers are now paying patent licensing fees to the software giant. Samsung, LG, HTC, Acer, Viewsonic, Nikon, along […]

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Dell sticks with Windows RT for future ARM tablets

It’d be fair to say that Microsoft’s Windows RT hasn’t exactly set the world on fire for sales. In fact, IDC has recently¬†gone further and all but laid the blame of the current PC slow down at the feet of the former high-flying software maker and its Windows 8 operating system. However, it’s being reported […]

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Final year of Windows XP support begins

It’s the operating system that has lasted longer than any other, but Microsoft has today begun flagging that its ever-popular Windows XP has entered into the final phase of official support. The software giant will officially end support for the 2001-era OS in exactly a year’s time on April 8, 2014. That means there’ll be […]

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