Windows 8

Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs
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Goondu review: Windows 8 on non-touch PCs

October 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Windows 8 makes for an excellent upgrade over Windows 7, even if you are not using a...
Hands on: HP Envy x2 and ElitePad 900
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Hands on: HP Envy x2 and ElitePad 900

October 14th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The hardware will compete well when the expected mass of similar devices go on sale from later this...
Windows 8 tablets and hybrids: to buy or not to buy?
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Windows 8 tablets and hybrids: to buy or not to buy?

September 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Despite the most innovative designs in years from the likes of Asus, Dell and Samsung, will consumers bite? Will they junk their iPads and fat laptops now and go for a single device that does it...
Intel throws in “Clover Trail” Atom to the Windows 8 tablet mix
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Intel throws in “Clover Trail” Atom to the Windows 8 tablet mix

September 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Intel has formally showed off a new low-power Atom chip running on Windows 8 tablets that it hopes will help it muscle into a portable devices market that it had failed to break into...
Intel pushes ahead with 4th gen Core chips, aims to convince mobile users in 2013
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Intel pushes ahead with 4th gen Core chips, aims to convince mobile users in 2013

September 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Intel hopes the new chips will further push the sales of ultrabooks, which have wowed many users with their innovative designs, but have not sold as well as...
Parallels Desktop 7 update brings OS X 10.8 compatibility
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Parallels Desktop 7 update brings OS X 10.8 compatibility

July 26th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
One of the key selling points of OS X, ironically, has always been its ability to also run Windows and mission critical Windows programmes, either through dual-booting or virtualisation. If you prefer the latter option and use...
What next for the PC with Windows 8?
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What next for the PC with Windows 8?

July 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Three scenarios that we think might play out as mobile phones and tablets converge with computers in the next 12 to 18...
NYP students develop Windows 8 app to help dementia patients
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NYP students develop Windows 8 app to help dementia patients

July 1st, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Dementia is projected to affect more than 40,000 people in Singapore by 2015, and a group of Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) students have developed an early prototype of a Windows 8 app to streamline its therapy process. Called...
Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900
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Goondu review: Nokia Lumia 900

June 28th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
How does it stack up now that companies like Samsung and HTC are leaping ahead with their new...
Microsoft Surface tablets issue the first true challenge to the iPad
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Microsoft Surface tablets issue the first true challenge to the iPad

June 20th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a pair of 10.6-inch tablets running two variant of the upcoming Windows operating system, both completely designed and manufactured by Microsoft. That’s right, Microsoft just made its own...
A preview of touch-screen laptops at Computex
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A preview of touch-screen laptops at Computex

June 10th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Even as shoppers are snapping up ultrabooks this weekend at the PC Show, a new wave of touch-based PCs running Windows 8 looks set to be hitting the stores in one of the biggest shift in the industry in...
Windows 8 Enterprise touts mobile productivity features
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Windows 8 Enterprise touts mobile productivity features

April 22nd, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Microsoft this week unveiled details about the upcoming Windows 8 editions, which include Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro for x86-based PCs, as well as Windows 8 RT for tablets and devices powered by ARM-based processors. On...
Test drive Windows 8 now with Microsoft’s consumer preview
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Test drive Windows 8 now with Microsoft’s consumer preview

March 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
This pre-release version for consumers should give everyone a good look at the upcoming OS that is supposed to offer both the familiar PC mouse interface and a touch-based feel on tablets and phones....
2012 is shaping up to be a year of ultrabooks
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2012 is shaping up to be a year of ultrabooks

January 15th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If 2011 was remembered for shiny new tablets that made people part with their hard-earned cash, then 2012 may just be the one where the craze for these thin and light yet powerful and affordable ultrabooks takes off big time. At...
Apple to dominate tablet market by year-end despite Android gains
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Apple to dominate tablet market by year-end despite Android gains

September 22nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Apple’s iPad will continue to account for the lion’s share of the tablet market this year, with rival Android devices slowly closing in from behind. According to latest estimates by Gartner, a technology research firm, the...