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Windows 9 Threshold rumour round-up: What’s Microsoft planning for its next major OS release?

Windows 9 Threshold rumour round-up: What’s Microsoft planning for its next major OS release?

By 16 hours ago

Windows 8.1 launched to the general public in October, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major OS release. According to the latest batch of reports and leaks, the... >>

Acer Aspire 8 W offers Windows 8.1 tablet for only £120

Acer Aspire 8 W offers Windows 8.1 tablet for only £120

By 3 September 2014

Acer has just announced a new member to its Aspire tablet family, the 8 W. It's an affordable way to get a tablet with the Windows 8.1 operating system. The Acer Iconia 8 W comes with all the Windows greats built-in like MS Office 365 Personal, meaning... >>

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

The Asus Eee PC returns, and no it's not 2007

By 3 September 2014

Back once again like the renegade master. That's right, the Eee PC, the device that kickstarted the netbook craze is back, but this time with a lot more power.  Seven years after Asus first introduced the Eee PC, the company has announced that it will... >>

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

You’ll never believe these pictures were drawn on a Surface Pro 3

By 27 August 2014

To celebrate the launch of its Surface Pro 3 tablet, Microsoft commissioned renowned ballpoint pen artist James Mylne to recreate three of the famous paintings hanging in the National Portrait Gallery in London, using just the tablet and its included... >>

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

By 26 August 2014

Archos has once again unveiled a cluster of new products all at once, including smartphones, tablets, and connected objects. All of these new gadgets will be on display at IFA 2014 in Berlin next month. Starting off with smartphones, Archos has introduced... >>

HP Stream 14 is a Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival, with 100GB of OneDrive storage

HP Stream 14 is a Windows 8.1 Chromebook rival, with 100GB of OneDrive storage

By 19 August 2014

Microsoft's first Chromebook competitor is expected to be a Windows PC called HP Stream 14. It'll even come with 100 GB of OneDrive cloud storage for two years. The HP Stream 14 will not only offer cloud storage, just like a Chromebook, it will be lower-priced... >>

Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

Skype makes group video calls free for Windows 8.1 tablets

By 15 July 2014

Following an initial roll-out in April, Microsoft-owned Skype has announced that owners of Windows tablets and Windows 2-in-1 devices can now enjoy free group video calls. There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies... >>

Project Spark to leave beta and become free-to-play in October

Project Spark to leave beta and become free-to-play in October

By 9 July 2014

Project Spark, the game creation tool and system, will be released in the UK on 10 October, 7 October in the US. Currently available to Windows 8.1 and Xbox One owners as an open beta which will end, the full retail version will be a free download for... >>

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 debuts at Computex

By 2 June 2014

Dell has announced an addition to its Inspiron 7000 Series range that embraces the tablet age with a 2-in-1 design. The Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series 2-in-1 is a Windows 8.1 laptop come tablet device with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can rotate... >>

Surface Pro 3 day one update will fix battery charging glitch

Surface Pro 3 day one update will fix battery charging glitch

By 29 May 2014

Microsoft will ship its Surface Pro 3 Windows 8.1 tablet at the end of August and those worried that it will suffer from battery charge failures, as mentioned by several people online who have already been able to play with one, need not fret. The software... >>