Windows Phone News: Windows 8


Showing posts with label Windows 8. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Windows 8. Show all posts

Thursday, April 11, 2013

According to Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is working on a 7-inch Surface tablet

According to the The Wall Street Journal , it seems that a new line of surface tablets are currently under construction in the Microsoft labs. This new series of surface tablets would carry  a 7-inch display, designed especially to counter competitive products with the same dimensions, such as the  iPad mini and Nexus 7.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Give Your MacBook, Buy a Windows 8 PC and Get a $400 Gift

Staples is one of Microsoft’s partners in the U.S. that is selling Microsoft Surface Tablets (running Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro) has started a very crazy promotion.In this promo Staples, one of the most important Microsoft partners in the U.S. will offer it's customers up to $400 discount, for purchasing a Surface RT or Surface Pro tablet, in exchange for their Macbook.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Windows Phone App in now available on Windows Store and will act as Zune replacement

Windows Phone App is finally made ​​available on Windows Store. The Windows Phone App is an application for Windows 8 PC's and tablets with Windows RT that allows you to connect and interact with your Windows Phone 8 smartphone and probably with Windows Phone 7.8.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Microsoft Surface - Behind The Scenes Video

The Microsoft Suface tablet is a truly innovative device, not only in the software department, with its Windows 8 OS, which boasts a modern and very easy to use interface, but also with regard to the hardware. 
As is explained in the video you see below, the surface is the result of a long and thorough study that had a very specific purpose: to meet the needs of the user. Among these the most important is the one that allows you to take advantage of the convenience of a physical keyboard which, if any, is detached from the magnet that holds firmly attached to the display to turn it into a real tablet.

Monday, October 15, 2012

Xbox Music will be launched tomorrow on Xbox 360, will come pre-installed on Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices

Microsoft, tomorrow will release (via upgrade) the new dashboard for the Xbox 360 console. Along with it, once the download is complete, users will find the new service XBox Music , which will also be pre-installed as standard on new devices on all Windows 8 and the new Windows Phone 8 smartphones.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Surface sale starting in US from midnight of October 25th, a few hours after the New York event

After numerous rumors finally comes the confirmation from Microsoft about special "Surface Reception" event in New York on October 25 : festival of paramount importance that open the door to Windows 8 and the myriad you notebook and desktop PCs, all-in-one tablet just waiting this day to arrive in stores around the world.
The calls are coming at this time to all the press of the world, an event that will start from 10 am (local time) and lasts for about three hours: this means now is the time, to discover together what news are behind Windows 8, Windows RT and Surface.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Ballmer discusses the price range for Microsoft's Surface tablet

A few weeks after the debut of Windows 8 and the long-awaited tablet Surface (RT), comes an interesting interview with CEO Steve Ballmer emphasizes that what is the importance of this step for the company, even compared to the launch of Windows 95, the founder of a successful series of OS.
Answering questions from Seattletimes, Ballmer reiterated that the advent of the new operating system will be impetus for all the PC market, maybe a little distressed sales but still thriving and economically important to the Redmond company, and of course hot topic of strong interest is in surface , which in October will add additional revenue to the company, provided that the expectations of the buyers are not betrayed and the surface tablets will affordable to the general public.

Friday, August 17, 2012

Skype for Windows 8 with Moder UI leaks

It seems that Microsoft, after a the Metro name issues on Windows Phone, is beginning to make changes to its apps.
The first app to be affected by this change is that of Skype , as you can see from the picture at the beginning of the article here, has undergone a radical change in its interface.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT on sale from October 26

windows rt tablet

October 26, 2012 will be a key date for Microsoft, with the debut of Windows 8 and probable conjunction in a single event that could also include the Windows Phone 8 OS too. A date which will, according to the latest rumors from the net, will be start of the sales of the the first Microsoft Surface carrying RT Windows and ARM chipset (Nvidia).

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Skull of Shogun, a cross-platform game that will allow us to play on Xbox 360, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

As we explained in several articles, Windows 8 and Windows Phone Apollo share the same "core". This means that porting an application from one platform to another will be extremely simplified and  Skulls of the Shogun it is a concrete example.
The team of software developers in the house 17-Bit Studios , in fact, has recently announced that the gameSkull of Shogun will support cross-platform gameplay , so we can play simultaneously on Xbox 360, and Tablet PC Windows 8 and Windows smartphones phone. For those who still do not know, Skulls of the Shogun is a strategy game set in Japan in which we control through a Samurai asynchronous turn-based gameplay where the player can handle multiple games at once regardless of its opponents.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Rumor - Microsoft Tablet developed with Barnes & Noble? There may also be Xbox Live Video Streaming

There are growing rumors and rumors on the news that Microsoft is preparing to show the world. As we know, the basis should be a tablet, possibly a new device with ARM processor and Windows RT. The more plausible the idea that everyone has agreed initially, but the words 'major announcement' and the chosen location (Los Angeles) are thinking about doing something more original and unpublished.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Microsoft is testing Windows Phone apps on Windows 8?

Microsoft would be trying the applications developed for Windows Phone on desktop / tablet Windows 8 platform.This at least according to statistics released by the Windows Phone "I'ma WP7."

The application that allows you to find out the percentage use of the app in different versions of Windows Phone, now also shows the desktop version of Microsoft's operating system. As we can clearly see from above 1% of users using the app used Windows 8 operating system, namely the build 6.2.8283.0.

This survey has been able to think that Windows 8 can start the applications developed for Windows Phone in order to have more than 70,000 touch-friendly applications to launch.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Microsoft changes Windows 8 logo proposing an square-style Metro look

Microsoft is preparing properly for the launch of its new operating system Windows 8 , arrived today at the Consumer Preview all'MWC Barcelona and expected to show progress also in relation to the version of the tablet dedicated to the sector. Today we reveal a little detail regarding the logo of possible adoption waiting for this release, with undulating colored windows that give way to other, Monochrome and more squared off in full Metro-style .

The new logo will also be present within the operating system featuring the immortal Start button that we find in the new system tray along with buttons for the settings for connecting other devices, for searching and sharing. Even more interesting details that highlight the changes that are underway on Windows 8 with new features optimized for the tablet clearly addressed.

Source cnbeta; Via TheVerge

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Windows 8 interface arrives on jailbroken iPhone (VIDEO)

Windows 8 is definitely a highly anticipated operating system: it promises many new features, starting from the interface that now amplifies the experience of the Metro UI devices introduced by Windows Phone.

The work done by the developer of the theme is nothing short of remarkable. The user interface of Windows 8, with the known organization of the home in "tiles", has been replicated in a very faithful. There is a bar located at the bottom of the screen that allows you to access applications and mode of rotation of the display, not missing a widget that shows the date and lockscreen time and renewed in style UI meters.