Windows 8.1

Windows 8 Now Has 115,000 Apps For Download – New Record High

According to figures by MetroStore Scanner, an unofficial monitoring service that tracks changes to Microsoft’s AppStore, Windows 8 users now have access to 115,000 ...

September 5, 2013 at 12:12 pm by

Windows 8.1 RTM Shown Off In Leak Video

The Windows 8.1 RTM version is now available and has been sent to Microsoft’s hardware partners. Somewhere along the way a user has managed to get a chance to make a ...

August 31, 2013 at 10:23 am by

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 RTM Is Released To Partners

After bringing you the news yesterday that the final build of Windows 8.1 RTM was believed to be complete, Microsoft has now confirmed the official release of Windows 8.1 RTM ...

August 28, 2013 at 12:18 pm by

Windows 8.1 RTM Now Complete, Build 9600 Is Final

At the BUILD 2013 conference Microsoft told developers that the Windows 8.1 OS would reach the RTM (Release To Manufacturing) version in August. Microsoft has remained ...

August 27, 2013 at 11:57 am by

Lenovo Start Bundling Third Party Windows 8 Start Menu With Systems

According to TechPowerUp Lenovo has taken a drastic move with its Windows 8 systems to keep end users happy. Lenovo is the first major PC OEM to start bundling third-party ...

August 23, 2013 at 11:14 am by

AMD Clarifies Direct X 11.2 Will Be Supported By HD 7000 Series

A few days ago we brought you the news that AMD’s HD 7000 series wouldn’t support Direct X 11.2, at least not straight away, due to driver issues. The story ...

August 22, 2013 at 11:11 am by

Microsoft Clearing First-Gen Surface Inventory For Surface 2 October Launch

A Digitimes report states that Microsoft is currently on a aggressive clearance of first generation Surface stocks. Microsoft has attempted to boost sales by dropping the ...

August 22, 2013 at 9:27 am by

HWBot Update Windows 8 Submission Rules, Exemptions To Ban

On the back of HWBot recently announcing a blanket-ban for all Windows 8 submitted scores due to an RTC exploit they have now updated the ban with some exemptions and ...

August 21, 2013 at 5:15 pm by

AMD HD 7000 Series Doesn’t Fully Support DirectX 11.2, Driver Issues To Blame

AMD Graphics Cards based on the first generation GCN architecture have apparently encountered problems with operating the Direct X 11.2 API according to Heise.de. The Sea ...

August 20, 2013 at 12:24 pm by

HWBot No Longer Accepts Windows 8-based Submissions

HWBot recently announced that it will no longer accept submissions of benchmarks records from the Windows 8 operating system. HWBot discovered that the way Windows 8 handles ...

August 19, 2013 at 8:54 am by

Windows 8.1 Launches in 60 Days

According to Softpedia Windows 8.1 will now launch in just 6o days. This means we should see Windows 8.1 on October 18th 2013. The new OS is actually just a rather large core ...

August 19, 2013 at 8:46 am by

Microsoft Brings Animated Start Screen Backgrounds To Windows 8.1

According to Softpedia Windows 8.1 will come with animated start screen backgrounds. These animated Start Screen backgrounds are not currently available on the Windows 8.1 ...

August 14, 2013 at 12:54 pm by

Nokia’s Windows 8.1 Tablet Due In September

Nokia have been one of the strongest promoters of Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system despite it being received relatively poorly by mobile consumers. Despite ...

August 12, 2013 at 3:54 pm by

Microsoft Says It Has No Intention Of Abandoning Windows RT

Windows RT has been surrounded by crisis talks of late as vendors like Samsung, Acer and ASUS have all more or less dropped, or plan to drop, the ARM-based Windows operating ...

August 11, 2013 at 6:54 pm by

Microsoft Says Windows 8.1 Boot To Desktop Will Be Obsolete

Microsoft believes that the Windows 8.1 Boot To Desktop option will soon become obsolete for Windows 8(.1). On desktops and office PCs many users had very few uses for the ...

August 11, 2013 at 2:54 pm by

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