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New Microsoft CEO under Pressure from Investors to Take off Xbox and Bing

Microsoft’s new CEO (with an Indian accent) Satya Nadella is under immense pressure to turn Microsoft around. According to reports from The Washington Post, two influential Microsoft shareholders have been putting pressure on the boss to scuttle the Xbox, Surface, and Bing so as to specialize in what the corporate was built on, selling software to businesses. Windows profits last year were at $9.5 billion, down from $11.6 billion in 2012 and $12.3 billion in 2011, which is attributed to low client sales. Unsold Surface sales also contributed …

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Facebook App For Windows 8.1 Available

Today, Windows 8.1 update is making it’s debut with an official release of facebook app. App specifications are as per user’s expectation having status, photo, and check in tabs alongside the chat interface that’s pinned to the right-hand side. With a touch friendly environment, facebook added inbox, notification and friend request counter at the very top right. If user wants …

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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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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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WinLaunch For Windows

WinLaunch has brought in by the Windows to help them launch apps very fastly and for user friendly. One can position the WinLaunch app according to their comfort after installation process. Once the user gets adjusted with the new app, one can have a feel like they are using a version of Apple. The app does not populate all applications …

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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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Windows 8.1 Has Finally Launched With New Features

Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 has been available for everyone to update at no cost, with loads of new features and handful of screen shots. From a long time, this OS have been only used by the insiders of the company, and today it was released to the public, after their long wait. To get start with, one has to hit download …

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Samsung Made A Combo With Windows 8 And Android

On Thursday, Samsung announced the new Ativ Q Laptop-tablet hybrid which runs on both Windows 8 and Android, though Windows 8 and Jelly Bean make strange pairs. Samsung thinks that the users require a pathway out of windows to a more mobile centric world and it lead to this new innovation. Though HP has done with its Slate Book x2 …

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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 …