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New 3DMark for Windows 8 available, priced

New 3DMark for Windows 8 available, priced

  3DMark as you know has been a fantastic software for Windows PC’s as far back as I can remember! We had mentioned a bit back that the newest version of 3DMark for Windows was coming, and today is finally the big day! As far as naming goes, it’s simply called 3DMark, but we insist on adding the Windows bit because Futuremark (the company that makes the software) is also planning ... »

Techin5 Giveaway – Win 2 x Trend Micro’s Titanium Maximum Security 2013

Techin5 Giveaway – Win 2 x Trend Micro’s Titanium Maximum Security 2013

We’re back with more free things! That’s right, we’ve teamed up with Trend Micro to give two lucky people the opportunity to walk away with a Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2013 set (Each valued at $129.95 AUD, and can be used on up to 5 devices). If you’re not familiar with the product, we recently did a review here so feel free to head on to the link and check out ... »

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2013 Review

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2013 Review

Trend Micro have been in the antivirus game for quite some time, a whole 23 years of fighting viruses and making our computers safer in fact! So it should come as no shock to us when we reviewed their latest 2013 iteration, which they believe is their best. In fact, they have 4 different versions for the PC and 1 for the Mac (with a wide ranges of prices and benefits) making it the complete packag... »

Microsoft to price Windows 8 Pro at $69.99, $199 after promotion

Microsoft to price Windows 8 Pro at $69.99, $199 after promotion

A source close to Microsoft has finally announced their pricing for their latest operating system, Windows 8, which is being released in October. Apparently a Promotional period will follow the release till January 31st, 2013 where Windows 8 Pro will be priced at $69.99 and $199 after the January 31st date. Microsoft will also apparently offer a Windows 8 to Windows 8 Pro Upgrade path option where... »

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a go, launching on February 29th

Windows 8 Consumer Preview is a go, launching on February 29th

February 29th is the big day for those of you who have been itching to get your grubby little hands on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, and that’s not too far away! For those of you who are unaware, the current version of Windows 8 that exists out there is technically known as the pre-beta, which this ‘Consumer Preview’ is being dubbed the beta version (so don’t get your hop... »

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Why Microsoft needs to open a Microsoft Store in Australia

Microsoft Store’s are starting to come alive all over the United States of America, with their latest tally now at 14 store’s across the United States. That of course pales next to Apple’s 300 plus stores around the USA, but it’s still very much a start. I can understand the need to slowly open stores across your country first, but my suggestion is different. While they are... »

Windows 8 might have Phone Calling Cability

Windows 8 might have Phone Calling Cability

While we suspected that this might be something that made it’s way into Windows 8  eventually, we didn’t really know for sure. However, Long Zheng of istartedsomething recently discovered that Windows 8 in fact will have Calling within it in the future. The first and obvious evidence that it will be coming is the picture above in which you can clearly see ‘Missed Calls’. Th... »

Metro possibly coming to Microsoft Office in Windows 8

Metro possibly coming to Microsoft Office in Windows 8

Yes we know that Windows 8 is absolutely fantastic, and very revolutionary. Yes we also know that Windows 7 still exists underneath, and that doesn’t look quite as inviting as Windows 8, nor does it look as touch friendly. Well that might all be changing soon, as screenshots have recently leaked of the next version of Microsoft Outlook (Office Outlook 15), and it’s looking very Metro U... »

Review – Audials One

Review – Audials One

Page 1:  Audials One Review Part 1 (current page) Page 2: Audials One Review Part 2 + Review Score Most of you may never have heard of Audials One, and we don’t blame you as  it’s currently a rather unknown product in the Tech World. However, Audials is looking to change that and we feel Audials have created an interesting product that might just be useful for many of our readers out t... »

Microsoft boasts 500,000 downloads of Windows 8 in 12 hours

Microsoft boasts 500,000 downloads of Windows 8 in 12 hours

According to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s newest (yet unreleased) Operating System Windows 8 was released to the public yesterday as a developer build. That Developer build proved so yearn worthy, that it was downloaded 500,000 (more by now) in a span of 12 hours. That’s quite impressive to say the least for a OS that is still in it’s alpha stages. Of course we were f... »

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