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Windows 8 Round-up so far at Computex – Acer, Asus, MSI

Windows 8 Round-up so far at Computex – Acer, Asus, MSI

Computex 2012 has thrown up a lot of Windows 8 computers and tablets so far, and we’re going to quickly zoom through each on and let you decided which one you’d prefer. Of course, if you’re not familar with Windows 8, then you have to check out our extensive reports and articles we’ve written thus far here. We’ve not included every model, just ones we found interestin... »

Confirmed – Australians to pay $14.99 to upgrade to Windows 8 (with conditions)

Confirmed – Australians to pay $14.99 to upgrade to Windows 8 (with conditions)

We’ve known for some time that American purchasing Windows 7 copies in the future would be getting a great $14.99 upgrade to Windows 8, provided they purchase their Windows 7 PC between June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013 (and the upgrade has to be purchased before the end of February 2013). And it seems us Aussies will be able to hook onto the same deal, as confirmed my Microsoft! Luckily, th... »

‘Metro’ MetroTwit for Windows 8 coming soon

‘Metro’ MetroTwit for Windows 8 coming soon

If you know us, then you already know that MetroTwit is our favourite desktop twitter client on Windows. However, if there’s one thing that the Metro side of Windows 8 is sorely missing is a good twitter client (or any twitter app for that matter worth using), which is where MetroTwit for Windows 8 (dubbed Metro MetroTwit) comes into play. I got a chance to check out the app personally on a ... »

Windows 8 Release Preview now out for your downloading/upgrading pleasure

Windows 8 Release Preview now out for your downloading/upgrading pleasure

Windows 8, we’re all familiar with the outstanding and innovative OS from Microsoft so we’re not going to dwell on it much. What we can tell you is that Windows 8 Release Preview was released early this morning, and it’s now ready for your downloading pleasure from the source link below. We were aware that the company said it would be available early June, and low and behold it w... »

GPS Tracking Devices: The Latest Vehicle Security Systems

GPS Tracking Devices: The Latest Vehicle Security Systems

This is a Guest article written by Matt Rawlings, an experienced technology blogger who has covered topics ranging from the latest mobile phones to GPS tracking devices and laptops. For years, drivers and motorcyclists have relied on locking the doors and activating immobilisers and alarms for security in the hope that these will act as suitable deterrents to thieves. However, as cars have become ... »

Zune Branding being officially dropped, to be replaced with Xbox branding

Zune Branding being officially dropped, to be replaced with Xbox branding

We’ve been expecting this for some time, ever since it was leaked a while back that the Zune branding may not make the cut in 2012. And so it, as confirmed by the Microsoft Blog who got the official word. Microsoft have confirmed today that Zune will officially be replaced with with the “Xbox entertainment branded services instead”. Yusuf Mehdi, who is the Chief Marketing Officer... »

Is Facebook looking to enter the browser game?

Is Facebook looking to enter the browser game?

Facebook has had its fair share of problems since it went public just over a week ago. Shares have been going down; there are already lawsuits and allegations of what could be considered insider trading. Amidst all of this turmoil it has been easy to miss one important fact; Facebook now has cash to burn. The big question is how Facebook will use this money to generate the sort of growth investors... »

BlackBerry 10 Announced, Early specs shown off as well

BlackBerry 10 Announced, Early specs shown off as well

BlackBerry World has thrown up some very interesting news in the way of RIM’s new Operating System – BlackBerry 10. Starting of, we got the first official view of the BB10 interface, as well as some early information at what the BB10 Developer Alpha Device will come with. Starting with the screen, the Dev Alpha device will feature a 4.2-inch screen, with a fancy 1280 x 768 resolution (... »

Recover a forgotten iPhone / iPod pass code for Mac Users

Recover a forgotten iPhone / iPod pass code for Mac Users

Note: This is a guest article. Margaret is a blogger by profession. She loves writing on environment and technology. Beside this she is fond of books. She recently did an article on Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 review. These days she is busy in writing an article on solar powered attic fan. Is there any simple way to recover a forgotten Apple device (iPhone/ iPod/ iPad) restrictions pass code? Over the... »

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

In a surprising turn of events (or was it really?) Mark Zuckerberg, or better known as Mr. Facebook, has confirmed that Facebook have in fact aquired the popular iOS and Android App ‘Instagram’ on a message through his Facebook page. Of course, it needs to be noted that Facebook thought the app was so popular that they dropped an entire ‘B’ (aka $1 Billion USD) on the team ... »

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