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HP Split x2 review
3.5 out of 5

HP Split x2 review

By 4 November 2013

There’s an expanse of laptop-tablet devices in recent months, to which HP adds its latest hand, the Split x2, to the ever-expanding stack. A stack that, with few exceptions, hasn't quite managed to wow us yet. It’s all Microsoft’s fault, really,... >>

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review
4 out of 5

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite review

By 21 October 2013

Windows 8 is beginning to embed itself into the public knowledge and we're getting more and more used to the concept of touchscreen laptops. And that's the exact where the affordable, sub-£500 Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite fits in. Its name might sound like... >>

Windows 8.1 review
4.5 out of 5

Windows 8.1 review

By 17 October 2013

Windows 8 continues to be a product that attracts a lot of complaining. Some of that complaining is justified - at least to some extent - and some of it isn't. But no matter what we think of Windows 8, if the customers aren't on board, then the operating... >>

Windows 8.1: Where to get it and how to install

Windows 8.1: Where to get it and how to install

By 17 October 2013

Microsoft has finally released its major update to Windows 8.1 and all you want to do now is get it, right? Bar a couple of minor teething troubles and server issues mainly due to the overwhelming response, it should be available to you if you already... >>

Microsoft Windows 8.1 free update released

Microsoft Windows 8.1 free update released

By 17 October 2013

Microsoft has released the free update of Windows 8.1 for Windows 8 and Windows RT device users via the Windows Store. Businesses now have access to the final versions of Windows 8.1 Pro and Windows 8.1 Enterprise. Windows 8.1 will also be available... >>

Windows 8.1 now available: Everything you need to know before you install

Windows 8.1 now available: Everything you need to know before you install

By 17 October 2013

The time has finally come for Windows 8 users to get a break with a slew of fixes courtesy of Microsoft. The company has gradually teased details of the next version of Windows 8, called Windows 8.1, over the last few months, emphasising that it's a free... >>

Microsoft shows Start Button in new Windows 8.1 ad

Microsoft shows Start Button in new Windows 8.1 ad

By 28 September 2013

Microsoft has released its first video advertisement for Windows 8.1 on its YouTube channel. In the run-up to the launch of Windows 8.1 on 18 October, Microsoft takes 30 seconds to guide software-hopefuls through the OS's new features.  Most prominently,... >>

Full version of Windows 8.1 priced at $120; Windows 8 users can upgrade free

Full version of Windows 8.1 priced at $120; Windows 8 users can upgrade free

By 17 September 2013

Ahead of the launch of Windows 8.1 on 18 October, Microsoft has officially detailed how it plans to launch the massive operating system update to the masses.  Microsoft will make Windows 8.1 available to current Windows 8 users for free. Windows 7 users... >>

Be Inspired: 5 inspiring Windows desktop apps

Be Inspired: 5 inspiring Windows desktop apps

By 6 September 2013

There are hundreds of apps available in the Windows app store, knowing where to start your downloading marathon could be prove to be a bit of a mind boggle. We have found five Windows desktop apps that inspire us. Whether it’s to find a great recipe,... >>

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

Amiga and Gameloft to launch titles with Microsoft on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

By 21 August 2013

Microsoft has signed deals with Amiga Games Inc and Gameloft that will see myriad gaming titles, classic and new, arrive on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 soon. As if that wasn't exciting enough you'll be able to play cross-platform between computer and... >>


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