Tag Archive: Windows 8


Windows 8.1Microsoft will add to Windows 8.1 features for corporate customers

Microsoft Corp. will include the modification of its operating system Windows 8.1, which will be released before the end of this year, a number of new features targeted for use in organizations, according to the corporate blog of Microsoft.

Much of the innovation aimed at the use of an employee’s own devices. In particular, administrators can more flexibly control access to personal devices employees to corporate resources, customize the layout of application icons on the devices, as well as using network commands to remove them from the data belonging to the organization. Continue reading

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Halo Spartan AssaultYesterday, Microsoft announced the release of Halo for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, that is, in the near future the game will appear on tablets and mobile devices.

One of the most successful, famous and stunning series of first-person shooters – Halo – returns to its original platform. Yes, we’re talking about Halo for Windows, but it goes on the long-awaited version of the game for the PC.

Halo: Spartan Assault – the official name of the new project. The events of this game will take place in the period between the time of action of Halo 3 and Halo 4. Commander Sarah Palmer and Spartan Davis will be the main characters of the story. Halo: Spartan Assault – is a shooter with intuitive touch controls, which is designed exclusively for mobile devices. Continue reading

Outlook RTLater this year, Microsoft will release a free update for Windows 8.1. As it became known today, the update will be available for users of tablets based on the OS Windows RT.

Recall that initially the operating system comes with a set of packages with included Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, but with access to update this OS will also get software and Outlook for e-mail.

Earlier, analysts actively criticized Microsoft for the lack of Outlook for Windows RT, calling it one of the most serious problems in the RT-ecosystem. Although Windows RT and comes with built-in email client Mail, its capabilities were comparable with Outlook. And now the company, apparently, has heard the criticism and plans to provide users with tablets Outlook. Continue reading

Windows fingerprint scannerIn recent years, Microsoft focuses on non-standard methods of information protection. As you know, Windows 8, there is a graphical password, and PIN. Another promising area is the controller Kinect – in the future he will be able to recognize faces and scan the retina.

The operating system Windows 8.1 will support integrated fingerprint reader, writes The Verge referring to representatives of Microsoft.

The new version of the operating system Windows 8.1 will be equipped with a scanner for fingerprint recognition. A similar function was present in previous versions of the OS, but its software and drivers for the device belonged to the third-party vendors. In Microsoft noted that the fingerprint scanner support was made possible thanks to the close cooperation with the “two – three” manufacturers of such devices whose names were not disclosed. Continue reading

Windows 8.1 will use standard MiracastMicrosoft Inc., worried the release of his first update to the operating system, Windows 8, has already submitted earlier list included changes that affect mostly on the appearance of the OS and the tile interface.

At this time, the company announced the functional features of Windows 8.1, one of which will be to support standard wireless transmission of multimedia signals – Miracast. Continue reading

Speed up Windows 8How to Speed Windows 8 – 7 Best Video Tutorials.

Here you can quickly see how to speed up your PC with operating system Windows 8.

In this 7 fast software video tutorials you will see amazing computer performance increase and shorten start up time and boot up time.

Do these things and speed your computer up today. Continue reading

Windows 8.1Despite the fact that Windows 8 has already received a lot of poking at the back of the critics, bloggers and journalists, the ability of the OS and its followers Windows 8.1 or Windows Blue, are largely underestimated.

Such a conclusion was Justin Angel, a former programmer and Nokia is one of the founders of the platform Silverlight. Angel says that now he has no relation with Nokia, nor Microsoft, so it can take an objective look on Windows. Continue reading

intel logoIntel Corporation in collaboration with Google and Microsoft is working on a new generation of low cost mobile devices that are to appear on the market since the third quarter of this year.

This week, commenting on the quarterly results of Intel, the head of the company, Otellini said that the most low cost devices based on Intel’s solutions and the Google Android operating system can cost about $ 200 or even slightly below the mark. He also noted that there are works on the new budget and devices based on Windows 8.

According to the Taiwanese Digitimes edition, Intel company in cooperation with Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, Acer and Asus conducts development new generation of convertible laptops on the basis of Android. To market these devices must by the end of this summer. Continue reading

Windows BlueIn Windows 8.1 – the upcoming update to Windows 8 – may be a new mode of loading, writes a blog WinBeta, referring to the Russian-language resource Microsoft Portal.

In this mode, immediately after logging in will open the desktop, as it was in previous versions of the OS. Now Windows 8 is first opened the screen “Start” with “live tiles” (aka – the mode or the new Metro interface of Windows), and from there the user by clicking the appropriate “tile” can go to the desktop. The boot order can be uncomfortable for those who do not use applications Metro. Continue reading

IT News TodayAt the end of every month, we give you a monthly list of the most popular posts on ITnews2day blog. So, what new posts on attracted most our readers in March 2013?

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