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Microsoft® launches Windows® 8 Release Preview

Tweet Software giant Microsoft Corporation has launched the Windows 8 Release Preview one day before its scheduled date of 01 June. The Release Preview is the third and final in Microsoft’s trio of Windows 8 pre-releases. This is the last major update of Windows 8 before the client code is released to manufacturers. Features of Windows 8 Release Preview According to Microsoft, the Windows 8 Release... Read More »
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Microsoft® to offer Windows® 8 Pro upgrade deal

Tweet Microsoft Corporation is going to allow buyers of Windows 7 PCs to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for US $14.99 from 2 June. This promotional deal seems to be a step to prevent the slump in sales of PC before the launch of the upcoming Windows 8 operating system. When the offer will start? The offer is believed to make its debut at the same time when Microsoft will launch Windows 8 Release Preview,... Read More »

How to Find System Up-time for Windows

Tweet It is known fact that leaving computer turned on for a long period of time it can be harmful for your computer and thus it is important to know how long your computer has been on so you can turn it off. Especially when you are managing more than one computer it is important to know how you can check if the computer has been shut down or not. Here we will share some tips and trick to check the... Read More »

Microsoft® submits multi-booting patent application

Tweet In recent times, we have continuously witnessed great enhancements and improvements in the operating system technologies. Microsoft has always worked upon it immensely and has been launching new features in each of its releases. Windows has come up with a new idea related to computer booting. Microsoft is working to get this technology and approach patented so that no one else duplicates the... Read More »

Motorola® XOOM review

Tweet Motorola has entered the personal computer market with the launch of the Motorola XOOM tablet PC. Motorola XOOM has great features, whether it is its appearance or the technical specifications. Motorola XOOM has the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system. With its 10.1-inch screen it offers a stress free viewing experience. Its screen resolution is 1280×800 pixels which offers an excellent visual... Read More »

3G BlackBerry PlayBook™ Coming to AT&T®

Tweet Research In Motion’s Blackberry PlayBook tablet will be launched on the 3G network of AT&T. Also an LTE 4G PlayBook is in the pipeline for a later launch. However, Research In Motion (RIM) has refused to comment on this. The Blackberry PlayBook comes with the revolutionary BlackBerry Bridge technology that allows it to connect itself to a BlackBerry smartphone. It comes with a new operating... Read More »

Intel® is not worried about the move of Microsoft® towards ARM processors

Tweet Intel has announced that it is not worried over the move of Microsoft to port Windows to ARM processors. An Intel spokesperson said that Intel will be able to provide low power Windows which can match with the Atom processor or x86 processor family chipsets. Intel’s Executive Vice President Dadi Perlmutter also stated that by the time Microsoft manages to get a new version of Windows as... Read More »

Evolve III Maestro tablet

Tweet The Evolve III Maestro tablet computer was displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. It will be launched with an Oak Trail CPU and also add MeeGo as its operating system. The buzz surrounding the tablet is that the tablet weighs only 900 grams and offers a battery backup of 8 hours on the Windows 7 operating system and 16 hours on the Android operating system. It features a 10.1-inch... Read More »

Proposed alliance between Nokia® and Microsoft®

Tweet The 2010 results of the Finnish cell phone company Nokia show that low cost mobile phones were a major contributor to its sales. It enjoys a comfortable position in the sales of lower end smartphones costing a little over 100 Euros. A major chunk of the profit came from the devices and services unit or from handset sales. With a change in the head of the company Nokia is expected to change all... Read More »

BlackBerry® losing smartphone market share

Tweet Over the last year, the consumer market share of various operating systems for smart phones has seen phenomenal ups and downs. Various market researchers like ComsScore and Gartner and Neilsen have released data related to the market share of operating systems for smart phones and tablets. The market share of the Android operating system is 41%. The BlackBerry OS of Research In Motion (RIM) was... Read More »

Gadgets launched at CES 2011

Tweet At the 2011 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), several new gadgets such as laptops, tablet computers, smart phones, televisions, operating systems, and more, were launched. Acer introduced the innovative dual touch screen ICONIA notebook. The Acer ICONIA notebook has the Windows 7 operating system, virtual keyboard, SocialJogger, Gesture Editor, and many more advanced features. At... Read More »

How to repair Microsoft® Outlook Express after corruption

Tweet Microsoft Outlook Express is the default e-mail client provided by Microsoft in all its operating systems. This application is very useful for sending and receiving e-mails. Outlook Express downloads the e-mails locally on the hard drive along with all its formatting and attachments so that you can read the mails even when you are not connected to the Internet. This is certainly a great application... Read More »

Google™ Chrome Update Enhances Speed

Tweet An Internet browser plays a very important role in performing daily computing tasks. Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers. Google Chrome is fast, reliable and very easy to use. It was launched as a beta version for the Microsoft Windows operating system on 2nd September 2008, and the browser was made available to the users on 11th December 2008. Now, the latest version of... Read More »

Sprint® unveils Kyocera Echo with dual touch screen

Tweet Sprint has launched the Kyocera Echo, the first smartphone with a dual touch-screen, at an event held in New York. The appearance of Kyocera Echo is excellent. Kyocera Echo will be available in the market at a price of approximately 200 dollars along with a two year warranty period. The Kyocera Echo has WVGA touch screens measuring 3.5 inches and it has a pivot hinge which permits one to fix... Read More »

Motorola® XOOM tablet

Tweet Motorola has entered the personal computer market with the launch of the Motorola XOOM tablet PC. Motorola XOOM has great features, whether it is its appearance or the technical specifications. Motorola XOOM has the Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system. With its 10.1-inch screen it offers a stress free viewing experience. Its screen resolution is 1280×800 pixels which offers an excellent... Read More »

Android™ 3.0 Honeycomb Apps

Tweet Here are some of the most popular applications for your tablet with Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system. The applications give offer you a whole new experience. There are several features that make them outstanding. This is the time of multitasking and with Android 3.0 Honeycomb, you can perform several operations simultaneously. There are five customizable home screens and according to your... Read More »

Acer® Announces Iconia smart phones and tablet PCs

Tweet Acer like many other manufacturers is adopting the Android Honeycomb operating system in a big way. AT the MWC 2011 the Honeycomb based Iconia A100 and A500 were announced. Apart from these two tablets, a large display based smartphone, the Iconia Smart, was also announced. The third tablet, the W500 was released in Europe, however running the AMD Fusion and the Windows Phone 7 OS, also comes... Read More »

How to close an unresponsive program in Windows®

Tweet Windows is the most widely used operating system and this is the one for which the maximum software and applications are designed. Windows is a good multitasking operating system and has offered a lot to its users. You can work on multiple programs with ease and keep many applications open at a time. All applications and files are handled by the operating system and they stay resident in the... Read More »

HTC® Wildfire S review

Tweet It takes lot to make a first impression. And HTC has made it with HTC Wildfire S. It has all the features that make it stand apart and look like a mini computer. The fast processor in it makes it so. Basically the HTC Wildfire S is a phone which is mainly meant for web browsing because of its fast browser and the operating system in it. It is basically an Android-based cell phone with all the... Read More »

How to Speed Up Windows® Shutdown

Tweet Windows is the most widely used operating system. We intentionally or unintentionally install so many applications and programs on it that after sometime the operating system becomes sluggish. Being the most widely used operating system it is also the prime target of viruses and other infections which worsen the situation. All this does not only result in slow working of the computer but also... Read More »

Dell® unveils 10-inch Windows® 7-based tablet

Tweet At the CES 2011, Dell unveiled a 10-inch tablet computer with the Windows 7 operating system. Earlier, Dell had introduced Android-based touch screen slates. Dell showed what the next generation Windows-based tablets would look like. The Dell tablet on Windows 7 will be run on the next-generation processor from Intel which are the Atom processors. Besides Dell, LG and Samsung are also due to... Read More »

How to connect two computers through an Ethernet cable

Tweet Computers can be used for meeting our daily computing and data keeping requirements. Many times, we feel the need of connecting two computers together so that the data and resources can be shared between the two. It is always not necessary that you would have a wireless or wired router installed at your home to do the same and in such cases you might feel the need of connecting them directly... Read More »

HP plans to launch PCs that can run WebOS

Tweet In this competitive world each and every company is developing new techniques to maintain a remarkable position. WebOS is an operating system used in mobile phones. This is a futuristic plan which HP would be implementing in the next year. This would definitely create a new segment in the market and would attract customers. WebOS was first introduced by Palm in the year 2009. This operating system... Read More »

PC Maker Acer® Announces New Iconia Smart Phone

Tweet Acer has made another attempt to enter the smartphone market with an the new Iconia released at the Mobile World Congress at Barcelona. It boasts of a 4.8 inch high resolution screen capable of supporting 1024X480 pixel screen resolution quite similar to that on many tablets, running on an Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. It is a slim phone with a 8 mega pixel camera with LED flash... Read More »

How to Clear the Thumbnail Cache in Windows®

Tweet Thumbnails are small representations of image files which are shown up Windows Explorer. These thumbnails replace the actual image icon and are displayed as icons, thus making easier for the user to identify the image without even opening it. Thumbnails are created by the Windows operating system automatically but this is done only for the Windows image file types or the global image file types.... Read More »
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