Limited Edition Touch Covers for Surface RT and Pro now availble. MSN 4x faster than other websites on Windows 8 IE10. Microsoft explains Sideloading Windows Store Apps. 320GB Media Hard Drive Content Update.
Chromebook Pixel with Retina display comes with highest 239 ppi and is packed with 4.3 million pixels. Chrome Stable now includes support for the Web Speech API and disables silent extension installs in Chrome for Windows.
Google has announced a new Chromebook Lenovo ThinkPad X131e that is specialized for schools with features such as a rubber bumper around the top cover, stronger corners, reinforced hinges and hinge brackets, and a high definition (HD) LED anti-glare screen. Also, features including Export Google Docs, Sheets and Slides format files to Office Open XML formats and Define Google Vault retention rules for organizational units are now available to Apps customers.
Though Microsoft is not participating at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but the company made its presense with Windows 8 and CEO Steve Ballmer, making a special apperance during the Qualcomm’s CEO Paul Jacobs talk at the Sin City.
Of course, Ballmer praise Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Surface …
For the holiday season, “teachers can request the Samsung Series 5 Chromebook–at a special, discounted price of $99 including hardware, management and support,” google announced stating that, “it now has more than 1,000 schools have adopted Chromebooks in classrooms.”
This offer is the joint effort of Google and DonorsChoose.org, …
Apple’s new iMac comes with a third generation Intel quad-core processors, powerful NVIDIA graphics and a new storage option called Fusion Drive.
“With a stunning design, brilliant display and faster performance, we’ve made the world’s leading all-in-one desktop computer better in every way,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s svp of Worldwide Marketing.
In the latest Microsoft’s Surface video — Panos Panay drop test the device from 30 foot onto hardwood floor…the test was carried out by the Surface Reliability Lab, Redmond WA, on Monday October 15th 2012.
Japan in addition to regular Windows 8 editions will also get a special DSP edition of the Windows 8 Pro 64-bit DSP version. According to Japan Daily Press, the Delivery Service Partner (DSP) version of Windows 8 will be sold for $255 (€197).
“The product will come with two anime mascots baptized Madobe …