600 Store-in-Store Windows Shops Coming To Best Buy Stores in America

Advertising their technology online doesn’t seem to be enough for Microsoft- The tech giant in charge of all things Windows has recently announced their partnership with Best Buy to bring a Windows store-within-a-store in 500 Best Buy stores in the United States, and 100 stores in Canada. The new stores will be used to showcase

Acer Iconia W3 8-inch Windows tablet now up for pre-order

The Acer Iconia W3, touted as the world’s first 8-inch Windows tablet, is now available for pre-order from various online retailers. You can purchase the 32GB model of the tablet from Office Depot for $350, or for the slightly higher price of $380 from Staples. A 64 GB model, meanwhile, is available at [easyazon-link asin=”B00CM1BN5Q”

Tizen will be Among the Top 3 Mobile OS According to Analyst

Currently, the smartphone industry is dominated by the iOS and Android platforms, which are owned respectively by Apple and Google. The two are followed by Windows Phone 8, the BlackBerry 10, Ubuntu, Firefox and some others. But with the high popularity of the Samsung brand in the mobile phone market, a report from Bloomberg said

AMD No Longer Just Bound To Windows OS, Now Open to Android

AMD chips are no longer just limited for Windows-based devices. A new report from PCWorld said its manufacturer is now considering expanding its line of operations to include computing devices plus smartphones and tablets that are running under the Android and Chrome operating systems. Lisa Su, senior vice president and general manager of global business

Next version of Facebook for windows phone goes into beta

  Many windows phone users complain that they do not get the same treatment as android or iOs users enjoy. But, Facebook is making sure that this isn’t the case with their products as Facebook along with Microsoft have released a new beta program known as Facebook for windows phone beta app program.   As the name

Nokia Chat Beta released for Lumia and Asha devices

  Nokia is known for its exclusive apps and many users in fact buy a Nokia device for these apps. They make the device unique from other phones in the market, a trait that most Lumia users cherish. One such Lumia exclusive app released by the company is the Nokia Chat. Although the app is

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Facebook adds Chat Heads to iOS, Cover Feed may come next

Facebook is adding a rather redundant version of Chat Heads to its Facebook 6.0 iOS update, allowing users to talk anywhere inside the app. This means Chat Heads will not pop up on the home-screen or in any other app. This may change however, with Facebook and Apple in negotiations currently surrounding Facebook Home. Unlike Android, which

Microsoft’s Windows Phone Update – Scheduled For the Holidays?

There are rumors in the air that an improved Windows Phone might be in the coming and the source of these entire buzz is the manufacturer itself. As we all know that Microsoft usually maintains a hush-hush stratagem regarding its business strategy, new launches or updates; the sudden activities on its job board searching for

Blue, the hottest and newest color in town?

Rumors abound about Microsoft’s next Windows release, codenamed Blue. Said to be an improvement over Windows 8, there is no comment or confirmation from Microsoft about when Blue is slated for release or what Windows fans can expected out of it. Those in the know predict a summer 2013 release for the new OS, but

Future of the Tablet Industry, What Should We Expect

The tablet industry is currently crowded with all sorts of tablets, but one can’t imagine the industry without the Apple iPads. Sure, there hasn’t been anything new in terms of software, and that’s basically a lot to do with Apple itself and not the hardware inside the iPads. However, other manufacturers like ASUS, Samsung have

Microsoft Surface RT Gets an Update/Bug Fix

Microsoft’s Surface tablets are somewhat of a failure to be honest. It all began with the Surface RT, which didn’t manage to excite users and even if it did, they were disappointed afterwards. This was however supposed to be changed with the Surface Pro, which didn’t do all that well either. The tablet apparently sold

BlueStacks App Player now available for Windows 8

Bluestacks is an amazing software. For those who have no idea about Bluestacks, it’s basically a product which revolves around enabling Android applications to run on Windows PCs, Macintosh computers and Windows tablets. Long back, I wanted to install whatsapp on my Windows PC, however, whatsapp isn’t available on computer. Nevertheless, I was able to

WINE For Linux Coming to Android

One of the ways a person using Linux OS can run Windows based applications is by using Wine. This application which used to mean windows Emulator and later changed to Wine Is Not an Emulator allows you to use Microsoft Office or any other popular application in your Linux machine. Running Windows applications on Linux

Microsoft Might Have Only Sold About 230,000 Surface RT Tablets

The Microsoft Surface tablets were proudly announced by the Redmond giant back in June 2012. It was interesting to see the company’s approach towards the tablet industry as they had a regular tablet in the form of the Surface RT, which was aimed at the average tablet user. And a hardcore tablet with similar design

WindowsAndroid Lets You Run Android On Windows

Previously we featured a technology that allows people to run Android apps on the Windows platform using BlueStacks technology. Today, another technology coming from Beijing based startup company SocketeQ also allows Android apps to run on Windows. The tool they have developed is called WindowsAndroid and it allows you to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream