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Microsoft Reported Record Sales For Its Fiscal First Quarter

Microsoft reported about it’s sale in fiscal first quarter which is about $18.5 billion, 17% more revenue than previous year. It’s all despite of a dip in Windows sales which is termed as Microsoft’s flagship product, as it fell by 7 percent in the quarter compared with the same period a year ago. Windows 8 have not proved itself as …

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Google Chrome OS Now In Windows 8 “Metro” Mode

Google Chrome OS is now available in Windows 8 Metro mode. Here is the first step in which we can now experience the developers version of Google Chrome OS inside Windows 8. It basically allows the “Metro” interface for Chrome to turn into its own multi-windowed mini desktop and almost everything which a user could expect from browser-based OS. There …

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Bundle Of New Features From Facebook Update For Windows 8 Phone

Windows 8 users can now experience new features and languages on Facebook version 5.1, there are almost 19 languages available. And now users can send photos over messages and can upload multiple photos directly to Facebook from your smartphone. Now, users can almost experience everything, including unfriend from the app, also unlike any likes they’ve given out and ‘@tagging’ system. …

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No More Waiting For Windows 8.1 Pricing Scheme

Microsoft have confirmed its pricing scheme for Windows 8.1 ahead of its October 18th launch day. If you already have Windows 8 then you can just update it to 8.1 for free but if the user is directly upgrading to Windows 8.1 then they have to pay the given rates. Costumers from US can purchase Windows 8.1 for $120 and …

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A Preview Of Mozilla Firefox For Windows 8 Tablets Launched

There is no more waiting as Mozilla has finally launched Firefox for Windows 8 tablets. As Mozilla announced today, the chrome-less tablet version of Firefox that runs in Windows 8′s Metro/Modern UI mode is now available in the Aurora release channel. Mozilla will further release its beta version and we can expect a stable release version in January 2014. The …

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Key Government Security Certification Earned By Windows Phone 8

After extensive testing National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has given Windows Phone 8 its FIPS 140-2 security accreditation. It literally means government have allowed to use cryptographic algorithms by Windows Phone 8 to protect sensitive data inside its products or to determine the secure applications. This is really a good news for Windows phone which had a hard …

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Build 9471 Windows 8 Update Leaked

Build 9471 Windows 8 update has been leaked out few days prior to RTM (Release to Manufacturing). Till date windows 8 has come up receiving criticism on how steep its learning process is on the naive user’s front. But this really seem to be so contradictory as Microsoft claims to have introduced itself with touch friendly layer of tiles and …

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Windows 8 Overtakes Windows Vista

It’s happened at last; Windows 8 has become a more widely-used OS than Windows Vista, reaching the third spot in the list. On the other hand, Internet Explorer 10’s success rate, while high, is slowing down, while gap between Firefox and Chrome’s rates reduced greatly. The Worldwide desktop browser market share of Firefox is 18.2, while Chrome’s is 17.76. Chrome’s …

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Windows Store And iMac Meets Their New Opera Web Browser

The Norway based Web Browser company has released its product for two popular platforms namely, iMac and Windows on Tuesday. Always, Opera has been an underdog in competition with the other browsers. Although,  the company has come up with many features in the version. They include, Stash – a feature that lets the user to search and organize articles and …

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100,000 Apps For Windows 8 In 8 Months

After a twitter tweet by “Windows App Builders” saying that they’ve crossed 100,000 apps in the Windows Store, the firm is approaching its metro dream. The firm has achieved this goal after 8 months of its launch. That’s pretty fast. This was well anticipated by its CEO, Steve Ballmer. This was the tweet: “Thanks for a great build! Just passed …

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New Layout For Xbox Music Leaked

The fact that Microsoft has been fiddling around with apps for Windows 8.1 is not news to most people, but the interesting part is that Microsoft has changed the Music application, Xbox Music, the most. A newly built Windows Store copy was leaked, and the new design for Xbox Music was revealed through it. The screenshot displays a new and …

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Microsoft Executive Smashes Up Windows 8 Criticism

With the plans of launch of the Windows Blue within a short period after the launch of the much acclaimed OS Windows 8, has made critics naturally go tough on it. In this regard, a comment from Richard Doherty came out in The Financial Times comparing the latest OS with the fiasco with the marketing of Coca Cola when it …

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Small Screen Windows 8 Tablet Blinked Up On Amazon

Rumours are already making rounds in the market that Microsoft will unveil two small screen tablet devices that will run Windows 8, in June at its Build Developer Conference, and now one of the devices has already been exposed on Amazon.com, which was swiftly removed from its shelves within a rather short time. The model was clearly marked as Acer …