Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:00:12 GMT
#TBT: ARM sees a rosy future; Microsoft launches Windows 8; Galaxy SIII delayed for testing … this week in 2012 - RCR Wireless News
Microsoft has unveiled its Windows 8 operating system, bringing the software giant fully into the world of the touchscreen user interface. Even on PCs, Windows 8 users will touch the screen to access familiar Windows applications. The touchscreen UI is ...


Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:58:52 GMT
How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode - Tech Advisor
Unlike previous versions of Windows (XP, Vista and 7), you can't just hit F8 when your PC is booting to see the advanced startup options, such as Safe Mode. It all changed with Windows 8 and 10, but here we explain what you need to do and how to get ...


Fri, 26 May 2017 09:49:04 GMT
New bug allows websites to crash Windows 7 or Windows 8 PCs - The Verge
It's been a bad month for Windows 7 users. The widespread WannaCry ransomware hit mostly Windows 7 machines, and now a new bug has been discovered that will slow down and crash Windows 7 and Windows 8 PCs. Ars Technica reports that the bug ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:25:00 GMT
How to speed up Windows and make your computer faster - Tech Advisor (registration)
On the Startup tab (use Task Manager - right-click on the taskbar and choose Task Manager in Windows 8 and Windows 10 to find this), are lots of programs that start with Windows. Knowing what to disable isn't easy, but you can use Google to search for ...and more »


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 11:17:00 GMT
WhatsApp Will Stop Supporting Windows Phone 8 - Blorge
Nokia has a history of 152 years, ever since they started form one pulp mill 1865 and got to be one of the biggest phone companies in the world. They worked with Siemens in 1980 and created the first GSM Network, the predecessor of the Nokia Siemens ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:51:27 GMT
Microsoft is adding a GPU monitor to Task Manager in Windows 10 - PC Gamer
It will bring with it some significant UI changes with a new aesthetic dubbed "Fluent Design." This is intended to push Windows 10 further away from the Metro UI that was introduced with Windows 8. There is no set release date for the Fall Creators ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:59:41 GMT
The Windows PC is cooler than it's ever been before — here's how Microsoft made it happen - Business Insider
It combined the mouse-and-keyboard interface of classic Windows with the touchscreen-friendliness and stylus features of Windows 8. And it added in the Cortana virtual assistant, Microsoft version of — and competitor to — Apple's Siri. To be ...and more »


Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:31:00 GMT
WhatsApp ends support for Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry OS this year; Android 2.3.7 in 2020 - Neowin
The end of the year will also bring the end of support for Windows Phone 8.0, but Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile devices will continue to be supported beyond that date. Android users have the longest support period to look forward to. WhatsApp ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:48:03 GMT
Microsoft actually stopped testing its internal "quality" operating system updates after the release of Windows 8. As a result, the team at Microsoft has seen no issues with the line-of-business apps it tests, so it likely won't go back to testing ...


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:39:00 GMT
Trading in a Briefcase for a Drive in the Sky - New York Times
A. Windows Briefcase, a file synchronization tool first introduced back with Windows 95 as a way to keep documents up-to-date between desktop and laptop computers, was demoted from active use in Windows 8 and removed entirely in Windows 10.

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