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Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

By 23 May 2013

A new Microsoft advert for Windows 8 tablets uses Siri to show off the shortcomings of the iPad when compared to a Windows 8 tablet. Pitted against the Asus VivoTab Smart, Microsoft shows how the iPad lacks the ability to run multiple apps at once, multi-task... >>

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

HP SlateBook x2 Android hybrid set for UK, Split x2 unlikely

By 22 May 2013

When HP announced two new hybrid tablet/notebook devices last week, it focused on US prices and release details. Normally the company also gives information for European release of its products, at the same time or shortly after. It didn't in this case,... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro review
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Microsoft Surface Pro review

By 21 May 2013

It's been almost a week since the Microsoft Surface Pro landed in the Lint's UK offices, during which time it's seen non-stop use. We've been eager to see if Microsoft - the very creator of the Windows 8 Pro operating system - can set the bar to new heights... >>

Adobe Photoshop Express now available for Windows 8 and RT

Adobe Photoshop Express now available for Windows 8 and RT

By 18 May 2013

There are some really good apps for Windows 8 now, but they are still the exception, rather than the rule. Happily, Adobe has launched Photoshop Express to help increase the numbers of useful programmes for Windows 8 and RT users. The app, which is free... >>

Surface Pro UK release date confirmed as 23 May, prices start at £719

Surface Pro UK release date confirmed as 23 May, prices start at £719

By 16 May 2013

Months after its US release, Microsoft Surface Pro finally has an official UK release date. Note 23 May in your calendars because that's when the Windows 8 tablet-meets-laptop PC will be available to pick up in the shops. The Intel Core i5 powered Pro... >>

Windows 8.1 update official and dated, Microsoft no longer Blue

Windows 8.1 update official and dated, Microsoft no longer Blue

By 14 May 2013

As expected, Microsoft has ditched the "Blue" codename for its forthcoming free Windows 8 update. Windows 8.1 will be available "later in the calendar year", but a preview version will be opened up for public download on 26 June. Revealed during JP Morgan's... >>

Microsoft says Windows 8.1 preview coming in late June to Windows 8 users

Microsoft says Windows 8.1 preview coming in late June to Windows 8 users

By 7 May 2013

Microsoft confirmed on Tuesday that the next big update to Windows, codenamed Windows Blue, will be available to users in June in the form of a preview. Speaking at the Wired Business Conference, Julie Larson-Green, head of Windows engineering, said that... >>

Windows 8 installed on more than 100 million devices, Windows Blue update still on course

Windows 8 installed on more than 100 million devices, Windows Blue update still on course

By 7 May 2013

Microsoft's chief marketing officer and chief financial officer Tami Reller has revealed that more than 100 million licences for Windows 8 have now been taken up across a wide range of devices, from Notebooks and desktop PCs to tablets. Speaking to Microsoft's... >>

Asus looking to make Nexus 7-style Windows 8 tablets this year

Asus looking to make Nexus 7-style Windows 8 tablets this year

By 7 May 2013

Asus, the manufacturer behind Google's hugely popular Nexus 7 tablet, is hoping to repeat the success with at least one small-screen Windows 8 device. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Taiwanese company will release small Windows 8 tablets this... >>

Skype for Windows 8 now gets video messaging too

Skype for Windows 8 now gets video messaging too

By 2 May 2013

An update for Skype for Windows 8 has hit the Windows Store, bringing video messaging to the application version of the software. The Windows desktop version saw video messaging added yesterday, which works on versions of Microsoft's operating system... >>


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