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Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

By 30 April 2015

Windows 8.1 launched at the end of 2013, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major release. The next major release is called Windows 10 and will be a free upgrade... >>

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

By 26 March 2015

Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to unveil a new Surface 3 tablet that will replace the Surface 2 and stand alongside the current Surface Pro 3. The new Surface tablet, likely named Surface 3, is rumoured to ditch the Windows RT operating system... >>

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

Kazam plans MWC takeover: Brit-designed Windows and Android phones join budget Windows tablets

By 24 February 2015

Kazam, the British gadget manufacturer, first appeared in November 2013 with a shotgun blast of handsets fired out all at once. It appears to still have plenty of ammunition left with a host of new smartphones and tablets announced ahead of MWC 2015 next... >>

Beware, some of the apps you buy from Windows Store could be pirate copies or worse

Beware, some of the apps you buy from Windows Store could be pirate copies or worse

By 23 February 2015

It has emerged that Microsoft's official Windows Store is selling apps that are either illegal pirate copies or even malicious spyware or viruses. One of these, Darkest Dungeon, is still available for £2.59 on the store even though original developer... >>

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... >>