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The Missing Apps we want in the Windows Phone Marketplace (2013 edition)

The Missing Apps we want in the Windows Phone Marketplace (2013 edition)

Back in August of 2011, we wrote an article about the Missing Apps that we most wanted in the Windows Phone Marketplace. Since then 6 of the main apps we asked for have become a reality. Firefox & Google+ were the main apps we never got, nor do we expect to see these anytime soon for obvious reasons. However since 2011, Banking and Travel apps have expanded their portfolio worldwide, though so... »

Libratone Speakers updated to work with Android and Windows Devices

Libratone Speakers updated to work with Android and Windows Devices

  Libratone Speakers, who all well renown for their portable speakers and high-end audio for smartphones, tablets, and computers, have finally decided to update their speakers to support Windows and Android devices, via DLNA. This means all Android phones and tablets, as well as Windows Phone and Windows PC’s will now be able to play music through Libratone speakers, opening up a whole ... »

ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A Review

ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A Review

Thanks to ASUS for providing us with the ASUS UX31A We get down and gritty with the review of the latest Asus Zenbook, the UX31A which was released this year with similar specs as previous generations, but with the added bonus of being one of the few Ultrabooks (if not the only) with a 1080p display (optional) – making it one of the best portable entertainment options you can have. However, ... »

Lenovo Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet 2 Specs Leaked

Lenovo Windows 8 ThinkPad Tablet 2 Specs Leaked

Thanks to an Anonymous source, we’ve recently come across some leaked specs of Lenovo’s latest and first upcoming Windows 8 tablet. Called The Windows 8 ThinkPad Tabet 2, this Lenovo manufactured tablet is meant to compete directly with Apple’s New iPad, with similar specs and dimensions, but with the added benefit of being able to load pro (desktop) apps on it . The Thinkpad Tab... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

Microsoft’s Build Day 2 Announcements

Microsoft’s Build Day 2 Announcements

So the Build conference wasn’t as exciting as day 1, and thus we didn’t have many announcements to make. There were some key features revealed however. Remember Build 2011 is a event to build and code, so you’re not going to get big new announcements like yesterday, every day. They might however be holding back for the launch of Mango tommorow (fingers crossed). Like we said, the... »

Windows 8 Experience Shown off, looks brilliant

Windows 8 Experience Shown off, looks brilliant

The Microsoft Build Conference is currently taking place as we write this experience and they decided to start the show off in the biggest way possible – by showing off the much anticipated Windows 8! We’ve all seen what Windows 8 will look like, but there were some cool new features that we’ve never seen before which we found absolutely fascination. So let’s have a look at... »

Windows 8 will have an App Store

Windows 8 will have an App Store

Note: This Article was Jubbin Grewal’s 300th post for Techin5! With Windows 8 being the ‘next big thing’ from Microsoft, talk has turned to the fact that Microsoft will indeed have an App Store – something that has been missing for quite some time from the Windows Lineup. Up until recently, we had all seen snippets of a ‘possibility’ of a Win8 App Store, but Mic... »

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