Latest Gadget News September 23, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2 with Win 8, keyboard will cost $799 Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it said Windows 8 Pro tablets would cost as much as ultrabooks. Project Austin’s Windows 8 app takes notes from Courier The Microsoft Visual C++ team has built a Windows 8 app that takes much of its inspiration and code from Redmond’s …

Latest Gadget News September 13, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Xbox co-creator says game consoles won’t die anytime soon Seamus Blackley says that he’s tired of “histrionic” predictions suggesting the death of game consoles is upon us. Originally posted at News – Tech Culture Microsoft preps its Office 2013 upgrade program Redmond is said to be getting ready to launch its latest Office upgrade offer this fall. …

Latest Gadget News September 12, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Ultrabooks, ‘every screen’ eventually touch, says Intel Ultrabooks and just about any other Windows 8 device you can think of will come with touch, Intel tells CNET.Originally posted at News – Business Tech Windows 8 app store now open to all developers Microsoft’s Windows Store — the built-in app store for Windows 8 and Windows RT — …

Latest Gadget News September 11, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft announces plans for 32 holiday pop-up stores Microsoft goes public with a full list of the pop-up brick-and-mortar stores it plans to open sometime this fall in the U.S. and Canada. Windows 8 gets ‘browser ballot’ amid EU antitrust probe European user of Windows 8 can now select their choice of browser, amid an European antitrust …

Latest Gadget News September 9, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News The Apple effect on your next ‘PC’ Because of the rise of the iPad, don’t be surprised if your next PC is (also) a tablet.Originally posted at News – Apple Microsoft ‘to comply’ with EU in browser choice antitrust probe The software giant has given the EU assurances that it will comply immediately with regulators’ demands, despite …

Latest Gadget News September 7, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Microsoft looks to hire 1,000 new employees in China The company currently employees 4,500 people in the country. The new employees will handle research and development; sales; and marketing. Microsoft tells Google searchers to ‘Bing it on’ Redmond’s latest push to improve Bing’s search share involves a new ad campaign and contest. Digest powered by RSS Digest

Latest Gadget News September 6, 2012

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Latest Microsoft News Bypass the Windows 8 Start screen with RetroUI New software lets you ignore the Win 8 Start screen so that all you ever see is the traditional desktop.Originally posted at Windows 8 Full developer kit for Windows Phone 8 due ‘later this year’ Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 SDK is now expected around the time Windows Phone 8 …

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Latest Microsoft News Analyst sees sharp decline in Intel, Microsoft influence Microsoft and Intel influence is waning in the age of the iPad. And market researcher iSuppli says their share of the “new computer market” will continue to shrink. Intel 4th gen Core chips to slash power consumption Chip giant will talk about a new series of mainstream chips next …

How to change Windows 8 key to complete activation

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After installing Windows 8 you may be wanting to customize it a bit. Unlike previous versions of Windows where you had a grace period for activation and had access to all features, Windows 8 limits certain things until activation has been completed. Of course you will still need to activate within the grace period but I think they are trying to get you to …