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Microsoft Announces Pricing and Packaging for Windows 8.1

Microsoft Announces Pricing and Packaging for Windows 8.1

September 17, 2013 No Comments

Today, Microsoft announced pricing and packaging for Windows 8.1. Of course, the update will be free to Windows 8 users but for those purchasing it, it will cost $119.99 and pro will set ou back extra at $199.99. Microsoft: Consumers who are not using a Windows 8 device will be able to buy Windows 8.1, […]

Microsoft Shows Off 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

Microsoft Shows Off 3D Printing in Windows 8.1

August 28, 2013 No Comments

Back in June, Microsoft announced that Windows 8.1 would come with 3D printing options built in. Recently, the Windows Team Blog published the video below showing off the new feature. 3D Printing in Windows 8.1 In this video Gavin Gear gives an overview of 3D printing support in Windows 8.1 and a demo of printing […]

Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 RTM’s – Released to Hardware Partners

Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 RTM’s – Released to Hardware Partners

August 27, 2013 No Comments

Today, Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 has hit the RTM stage and has been released to hardware partners. Windows Team: We’ve hit an important milestone for Windows and for Microsoft—just 10 months after delivering on a bold, generational change in computing with Windows 8, our team is proud to share […]

Infographic: Microsoft WIndows 8.1 Apps – everything you need, right from (the) Start

Infographic: Microsoft WIndows 8.1 Apps – everything you need, right from (the) Start

August 16, 2013 No Comments

Microsoft has released a nice little infographic showcasing all the apps that are already installed with your Windows 8.1 experience. You can read the post that goes with this here.

Windows 8.1 Update to Begin Rolling Out October 18th

Windows 8.1 Update to Begin Rolling Out October 18th

August 14, 2013 No Comments

We all know about the Windows 8.1 update, most of us are probably running the preview as we speak. Finally though we now know the exact date when the free update will be rolling out to everyone. Mark your calendars folks, “starting at 12:00am on October 18th in New Zealand” Windows 8.1 will begin to […]

Windows 8.1 Pushed 3D Printing – to Feature Native Support

Windows 8.1 Pushed 3D Printing – to Feature Native Support

June 26, 2013 1 Comment

We have seen the cool things that 3D printing can bring like Nokia shells from scratch. Now it looks like Microsoft is giving the technology a push forward as Windows 8.1 will feature native support for 3D Printing. The technology is far off from being a household norm but this definitely gets it going on […]

Microsoft Has Begun Sending Invitations to Their Windows 8.1 Preview

Microsoft Has Begun Sending Invitations to Their Windows 8.1 Preview

June 21, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft has begun to send out emails inviting folks to try the Windows 8.1 Preview (blue). The dates will be June 27th and June 28th to be able to actually update your machines.   Remember if you sign up, you cannot upgrade to the final version from the preview. Please remember to back up your […]

Windows 8.1: Microsoft Shows Off New Security Features (Fingerprint Scanner)

Windows 8.1: Microsoft Shows Off New Security Features (Fingerprint Scanner)

June 7, 2013 1 Comment

Microsoft, who was once shy about showing off the Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) update, are now really getting into details as to what new features we are to expect. We recently saw a list of consumer and business related features and now we turn to security. Here is a video published on Channel9 showing off […]

Windows 8.1: New Start Button in Action (video) – Windows Blue

Windows 8.1: New Start Button in Action (video) – Windows Blue

June 4, 2013 4 Comments

Microsoft gave us some Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) details recently. They even wrote an article on just the new business related features the update would bring. One feature that tons of folks are waiting for is the return of the start button. Blogger Tom Warren recently uploaded a video of the start button in action on […]

Microsoft Talks Windows 8.1 for Businesses

Microsoft Talks Windows 8.1 for Businesses

June 3, 2013 1 Comment

Today, the Windows Team took to their blog to give us more information regarding their upcoming Windows 8.1 Update (Windows Blue). They gave us some consumer related information last time around, this time it is strictly business. Windows Team: Below is a list of some of the new and updated features that we invite to […]

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Windows Phones Computex 2014 New Partners Devices Roundup & Specs

On display this week at Computex 2014 several new Windows Phones 8.1 devices from partners were finally officially unveiled! Check...

President Of Lenovo’s Mobile Division Confirms Plans To Release A Windows Phone Later This Year

President of Lenovo’s Mobile Division, Lui Jun, recently spoke to Mobile Geeks, where he has confirmed that Lenovo will release a...

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