Windows8

  • NewHouse keeps track of your house building decisions

    When building a new house, people face literally hundreds of decisions. From the number of rooms, right down to the tap styles and location of power points. With so many decisions required, it’s difficult to keep track of all the choices made. NewHouse is a Windows 8 app that...
  • Review: Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security 2013

    Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security is a security suite designed for Windows 8 and aims to challenge Microsoft’s free out-of-the-box alternative. We took a look at what’s on offer and wether there’s still a need to pay for security software on Windows. The Titanium Maximum Security is a comprehensive...
  • Reckless Racing Ultimate is a modern day Micro Machines

    There’s plenty of driving games to fill in your weekend with, but a new one you should take a look at is Reckless Racing. It’s a new take on the old-school top-down driving games. Don’t go into this one expecting a Forza on your desktop experience, but for a...
  • Photos and video from the Australian Windows 8 launch event

    You’ve read far too much about Windows 8 at this point, you’ve likely already made up your mind if your going to upgrade or not, so enough with the text. Now site back and watch the introductory video that was not just played, but presented at the Australian media...
  • 4Browsers tries to answer your Metro Multitasking needs

    A new application in the Windows 8 Store is 4Browsers. As the name suggests it’s 4 browsers in 1. This tries to solve a problem with Windows 8 apps, that is their single-tasking nature. Sure you can snap an application to the side of the screen, but power users...
  • Dell XPS Duo 12 and XPS One 27 coming to Australia in October

    The recent IFA conference in Europe showcased an enormous amount of upcoming devices. Think of it as the 2nd CES for the year. Dell were at that conference to show off some new hardware  the Dell XPS Duo 10 Win RT Tablet, the XPS Duo 12 convertible ultrabook and...
  • What Microsoft got right with Windows 8

    So Windows 8 is done, about to be available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers and soon to be shipping to the public. So now that it is here, the question is – why should you care? What’s new in Windows 8 that you should consider when deciding to update?...
  • Skitch Windows 8 app released, basic annotate and share

    If you’re running the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you’re probably getting used to checking for apps. Whilst a new thing for Windows users, smartphone users are quite familiar with the ‘see what’s new’ practice. Right now there’s a trickle feed of new apps coming out and the latest is...
  • Windows 8 Release Preview coming first week of June

    Windows 8 was launched with a developer preview last year, followed by the currently available Consumer Preview. The next release of Windows 8 has just been announced through the Building Windows 8 twitter account. At a developer event in Japan, Steven Sinofsky made the announcement that Windows 8 Release...
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