Windows 8

  • What’s new in Windows 10 for Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1 users ?

    Windows 10 is coming. From July 29th, Microsoft will roll out the bits for the latest operation system to Windows users who want to upgrade. Remember there’s no cost here if you do it within the 12 month timeline, the goal being for Microsoft to move as many Windows...
  • Download the Official Facebook app for Windows 8 now

    Facebook finally got around to releasing a Windows 8 app. There’s little coincidence in the launch occurring at the same time Windows 8.1 is released. While there’s no official confirmation, it wouldn’t be surprising to learn that Microsoft tapped Facebook on the shoulder (read: turned up with a wheel...
  • Review: Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro

    When Windows 8 was released last year it was clear that it had a touch orientated user interface, so the idea of having a tablet that could also dock into being a laptop made perfect sense. The first whiff of this we saw was Microsoft’s own Surface Pro which...
  • Review: Surface Pro

    Microsoft’s no-compromise, Surface Pro is now available in Australia. Before you lay down the cash to get your next tablet, you should stop for a second, read the review and then make an informed decision. For some people this device will be their only option, for some it won’t...
  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro is now on sale!

    It may have taken months and months and months (and months), but Microsoft’s Surface Pro is finally available in Australia from today. Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet is available from the Microsoft Store, Harvey Norman and JB Hi-Fi right now, starting from $999 for the 64GB version and $1,099 for...
  • Windows 8.1 will be a free upgrade

    Microsoft have just announced some more details on Windows 8.1 One of the biggest confirmations is that the update will be a free update to Windows 8 for consumers through the Windows Store. Today at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, Tami Reller shared with...
  • Surface Pro due out in Australia in May

    At the start of last month Microsoft announced that the Surface Pro would be released in Australia in “the coming months” which we now know means before the end of may. A post on the Surface blog confirms that Australia will be one of 19 countries to see the...
  • Windows 8.1 might be bringing back the start button

    According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning on bringing back the beloved Start button which it killed with the release of Windows 8. The button is understood to act as a way to simply access the Start Screen and still won’t include the traditional Start Menu and is said...
  • Microsoft defends RT: “Will only get better in time”

      It’s no secret that Microsoft’s Windows RT operating system hasn’t got off to the start that Microsoft has perhaps hoped it would, with poor sales and flak coming from every direction, including the main chip supplier for hardware vendors running the operating system. In a recent interview with...