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Analysts Say Many Windows XP Users Will Use Past Retirement Date

With 37% of worldwide desktop computers running Windows XP at the last count, what Windows XP users choose to do when the operating system is retired on April 8th 2014 is very ...

July 20, 2013 at 3:54 pm by

Xbox One Pre-Orders Beat Xbox 360 Pre-Orders, Nearly Sold Out In U.S

According to Xbox Live Community Manager, Larry Hryb, the Xbox One has now out-sold the Xbox 360 if you compare the same pre-order time period durations. With the Xbox One ...

July 20, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Google Trialing “NSA-Proof” Encryption For Its Drive Storage

According to a CNET report Google is preparing a new method of encrypting its Google Drive files to prevent the NSA and other intelligence organisations from accessing the ...

July 19, 2013 at 7:54 am by

Windows Plummets In Global Computing Market, Android Takes Over

While we know Windows based operating systems dominates the “desktop market” with around 91% of market share, the world of computing is much more than that. It ...

July 19, 2013 at 6:54 am by

Germany’s Merkel Calls For Better EU Data Protection Laws

Despite accusations by Edward Snowden that the NSA and German Intelligence authorities are “in bed together” Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel has called ...

July 16, 2013 at 11:54 am by

Microsoft Says Their Customer Communication With Xbox One Was Poor

Marc Whitten, a Corporate Vice President at Microsoft’s Xbox Live, has been speaking to IGN about customer communication and the relative failure of Microsoft’s ...

July 16, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 Bug Bounty Claimed By Google Employee!

Microsoft and other big browser companies often give out “bug bounties” for people who can discover exploits in their software. Microsoft offered up a rather large ...

July 15, 2013 at 7:24 pm by

Microsoft Offers $150 Discount On Surface RT

Microsoft has announced a rather large discount on the Surface RT tablet on their website. The discount sees $150 knocked off the Surface RTs with new prices of $349 (down ...

July 15, 2013 at 5:24 pm by

Windows XP’s Death Could Save PC Market Says Analysts

Microsoft’s Windows XP has its support ended on April 14th 2014. As a result of this many business and home users will need to make the shift to a newer operating ...

July 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm by

Microsoft’s Surface Mini Costs $299, Will Be Released In Q4

Microsoft’s Surface Mini is a much needed addition to the Microsoft tablet portfolio to help capture that lower market price point. According to a Focus Taiwan report we ...

July 13, 2013 at 4:54 pm by

Analysts Say Windows 8 Not To Blame For PC Decline

PC analysts Gartner have made their latest report on the state of the PC market.  According to them PC shipments declined 10.9% in the second quarter of 2013 but they believe ...

July 13, 2013 at 3:54 pm by

Microsoft Collaborated Heavily With NSA And PRISM Says Report

A new report by the Guardian states that Microsoft worked heavily with the NSA in the PRISM program. These new documents show a few interesting things that might make you ...

July 13, 2013 at 7:54 am by

Windows 8.1 Preview Causing Battery Life Problems For Some Users

As expected the Windows 8.1 Preview is filled with bugs and things that need fixing, which is totally expected given it is still in reasonably early stages of its development. ...

July 11, 2013 at 11:54 am by

Microsoft Promises To Combat Fake Metro Apps In The Windows Store

Microsoft’s Windows Store is slowly getting filled with fake apps as money grabbing internet criminals are trying to capitalise on the hive of activity that has occurred ...

July 11, 2013 at 10:54 am by

Xbox One GPU Speed Increased To Match PS4 Performance

We’ve all heard and seen the numerous reports over the internet that the PS4 uses stronger hardware in terms of a GPU – that has more shaders and a higher clock ...

July 10, 2013 at 4:35 pm by

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