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Microsoft Showcases New Windows 8 Convertibles, Tablets, AIOs at CES 2013

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 …

Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7 32GB & HSPA+, Android 4.2, Google Now, Photo Sphere and Google Play Update Announced

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Google just announced on its blog Nexus 7 updates along with new Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Android 4.2 (a new flavor of Jelly Bean).

First up, Android 4.2 includes the latest version of Google Now, along with new features such as “Gesture Typing, which lets you glide your …

ATIV S Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 Deives ‘ATIV Smart PCs; VAIO Duo 11; Vivo Tab RT’; Windows Phone 8 Launch Dates Announced

At IFA 2012, Samsung unveiled new “ATIV” brand that introduces Windows 8 devices Smart PCs, tablets and Windows Phone 8 for smartphones.

ATIV, the reverse order of the word VITA, meaning “Life” in Latin, brings the Windows 8 devices ATIV SMART PC, ATIV Smart PC Pro, ATIV Tab, and ATIV S Windows Phone …

Details of Google’s Nexus 7 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Tablet Leaked

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Details about the upcoming Google Nexus tablet has been leaked through a training document revealing that Google at its I/O conference wiil announce a 7-inch, Nexus-branded Asus make tablet called the “Nexus 7.”

The Asus Nexus 7 tablet will sport a 1.3Ghz quad-core Tegra 3 processor, GeForce 12-core GPU …

Windows Embedded Standard 8 CTP2 Now Available; 600M Windows 7 Licences Sold; ASUS Zenbook Prime UX21A; AMD Windows 8 Concept Tablet; Samsung Series 5 Hybrid Tablet;

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At the annual Computex 2012 conference in Taipei, Microsoft’s cvp of the company’s Original Equipment Manufacturer Division, Steven Guggenheimer, took the stage to demonstrate the breadth of innovation occurring across Microsoft and throughout the Windows ecosystem.

As part of Microsoft’s road map to support the market for intelligent systems, …

Windows 8 is Enterprise Ready, Says Microsoft; Explains 6th IE10 Platform Preview; Changes for Metro App Developers, Dev Center, Windows Store in the Release Preview; Guide to Install Media Center?; ASUS Computex 2012 Teaser Shows Off Windows 8/Android All-in-One

Windows 8 is enterprise ready by design and will give businesses the experiences people love and the enterprise-grade solutions IT departments need, microsoft said. Here is how Windows 8 will benefit your business in a variety of ways, including:

  • “Windows on the go – New features like Windows To Go will give …

How to Make Metro Apps More Productive in the Background; Windows 8 will Run 16-bit Apps; First Wave of Windows RT Devices will be Limited;

Microsoft shows how Metro style app developers the different types of activities that an app can do when it’s in the background and show some code examples to that support these scenarios.

In short, in the first part of the two part series, Hari Pulapaka, Program Manager, Windows, discuss how to play audio …

1 Million Downloads of Windows 8 Consumer Preview On Day One, Microsoft

Microsoft’s official Windows 8 Twitter account @BuildWindows8 has confirmed the inevitable: Windows 8 Consumer Preview downloaded 1 million times since launch.

“One day later…one million downloads of the consumer preview,” tweeted Building Windows 8.

Kinect Built Into Windows 8 Laptops, Microsoft Shows Off Prototype

At the CES 2012, earlier this month, Microsoft announced a desktop version of the Kinect — Kinect for Windows devices, which are scheduled to go on sale on February 1. Now, according to report from The Daily, Microsoft is hard at work integrating the motion-sensing technology into portables.

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The …

CES 2012: Microsoft Demoed Host of Windows 8 Features and Win8 Running on TI’s OMAP4460 Processor

At the CES 2012 in Las Vegas, last week, Microsoft Windows 8 was shown on a range of devices proving companies claims that Windows 8 will arrive with support of varying processor types.

Windows 8 Running on Texas Instruments OMAP4470 ARM processor: CES 2012Windows 8 Running on Texas Instruments OMAP4470 ARM processor: CES 2012

Among other, one of the demonstration at CES came from Texas Instruments, showing off its new …

Microsoft at 2012 Consumer Electronics Show Videos ‘Windows 8 Devices, Windows Phone, Kinect with Sesame Street’

Microsoft just uploaded videos from the CES 201 — the video below, highlights Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer and his final keynote at CES 2012 in Las Vegas. The video includes Ryan Seacrest interviewing Ballmer on stage during the keynote, as well as demos of new two-way TV experiences on Xbox 360, new Windows Phones with …

Win ASUS U31SD-DH31 Laptop via LightSwitch Star Contest on The Code Project

LightSwitch Star contestLightSwitch Star contestMicrosoft’s Visual Studio LightSwitch Team has launched a new LightSwitch developer contest! dubbed “LightSwitch Star” Contest on the Code Project.

“Show us your coolest, most productive, LightSwitch business application and you could win a Laptop and other cool prizes!,” the team stated.

Adding, team said, “They’re looking for apps …

OData Producer Library for PHP Released to CodePlex

The OData Producer Library for PHP is now avilable for download. The OData Producer Library for PHP is a server library that allows to exposes data sources by using the OData Protocol.

PHP developers can now add OData support to their applications so it can be consumed by all clients and libraries that …

Microsoft Party to Mosaid Acquisition of 2000 Nokia Patents

A Canadian patent licensing company Mosaid Technologies Inc. announced on September 1 it was acquiring 2,000 of Nokia’s patents. Mosaid, a self-described licensor of “patented intellectual property in the areas of semiconductors and communications technologies, and develops semiconductor memory technology”, in its press release said,

“A Luxembourg company holding a portfolio …

Stable/Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks – Dev Channel Update for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame

Today, saw flood of Chrome’s updates including dev channels and stable channels on desktop and Chrommoks. Here’s what has been changed:

First, the Chrome team has announced the release of Chrome 13 on the Stable Channel for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

Here’s the Release highlights of Chrome …