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Come October 26, Microsoft will debut the Windows Store alongside its Windows 8 OS. In this article, we highlight some of the features of Microsoft's app storefront, including how you can download desktop apps and manage your apps across multiple devices.
Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 8 will also be two versions of Internet Explorer 10 that run on the same OS: a standard desktop app and a Modern-style one. Find out what you can expect from the new web browser.
What's a Microsoft account? Find out all about it as we explore the various cloud-connected, built-in Modern-style apps in Windows 8 in this fifth installment of our Windows 8 series of articles.
Even if you're a seasoned smartphone or tablet user, you may still be overwhelmed by the many gesture possibilities in Windows 8. In this guide, we'll show you the most important gestures, and reveal their mouse and keyboard equivalents, while at the same time explore a cool new feature called 'snap multi-tasking', and tell you if it works well.
Charms? No we are not talking about little trinkets with magical powers but rather five dedicated shortcuts in the Windows 8 OS which will allow users to search for files, share content and access settings faster than before.
Windows 8 has gone through what is probably its most radical upgrade in the past 20 years. In this article, we explore the fun new ways of signing in to the OS, the tile-based, Modern UI-inspired Start screen, and why you should register for a Microsoft account.
With the launch of Windows 8 just three weeks away, we kickstart our lineup of Windows 8-related articles with the basics of Microsoft's radical new operating system. Get to know the different editions that will be made available at launch, and find out what are your upgrade options.
BlackBerry's new Dev Alpha B handset serves as a prototype for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 handset that is due for a Q1 2013 launch. Here's a quick look at the full touch BB10 device.
Research in Motion lifts the veil on the BlackBerry 10 OS at the BlackBerry Jam Americas 2012. Will RIM's next-generation OS signal the start of a new era of mobile computing? Get the juicy details here.
iOS 6, Apple's latest mobile operating system has arrived with over 200 new features. We take a look at the new Facebook integration, the various enhancements in Photo Stream, Mail, and Safari, as well as the new Privacy controls.