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 …

Windows 8 Metro apps cannot connect

Michael How To Guides, Microsoft, Networking, TechTalk, Windows 8

I recently noticed I was having a problem with Windows 8 Metro apps. Some of them worked and some just refused to connect to the internet for updates. All I kept getting was an error – “There was a problem. Please try again.” This is because I have two network cards in my machine, one ethernet and one wireless. The …

Google launches Handwriting

Michael Apple iPhone, Google, HTC, iPad, Mobile, Samsung, TechTalk

Google have made their handwriting service available to UK users, if you open up Google on your iPad/ Android Tablet of smart phone chances are you will now also see the “Try Handwriting” feature that our friends over the pond have had since July… You can view more on the official Google Handwrite page – http://www.google.co.uk/insidesearch/features/search/handwritinginput/mobile.html To get started you …