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2013-07-12 23:03:36

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 8, which has been retooled with a nod toward older Windows users. But internet marketer Chris Watson says the changes in features and layouts can't save a dwindling market. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Microsoft revealed the newest version of its Windows operating system last week. Windows 8 has taken a step back toward older, more familiar layout in an effort to hold onto longtime customers, but internet marketer Chris Watson says it's not...

2013-07-09 12:31:58

LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xsolla, an internationally recognized leader in the complex field of payment solutions for online games, revealed information today about its productive presence at the 2013 Microsoft Build Developer Conference. This year's event, which took place in San Francisco June 26 to 28, featured an extensive selection of sessions related to various aspects of the Windows platform. With online games occupying a prominent place, the attendees included...

2013-07-09 08:32:59

Certification Provides SMBs, ISVs and Service Providers with Assurance of Compatibility when Backing Up Files Locally or in the Cloud TORONTO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KineticD(TM), known for its cloud backup and data recovery services for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), today announced its Open File Driver (OFD) has passed Microsoft Certification for Windows "Blue" operating systems, demonstrating the company's commitment to providing customers, independent software...

2013-07-08 23:17:32

Splashtop announces RDS Mobility Add On at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Recruiting Microsoft Worldwide Partners to Mobilize All Business Windows and Legacy Applications At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 (WPC) today, Splashtop Inc., exhibiting in booth number 519, launches Splashtop Enterprise as the High Performance Mobility Add-On for Microsoft Windows 2012 / 2008 R2 / 2003 Server RDS, Hyper-V based VDI, and the Azure cloud...

2013-07-05 23:16:36

Gladinet Cloud storage client works on Windows 8 Pro and RT, serving devices like Microsoft Surface, Lenovo IdeaTab and other Windows 8 based tablet or desktop devices. (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 Gladinet has announced the release of a Windows 8 device client for Gladinet Cloud storage which allows users to open and modify cloud documents using any application on their Windows 8 based tablet or desktop device. The native cloud storage client application for Windows devices makes Gladinet's...

2013-06-27 23:38:43

Push IO, a leading push notification provider, proudly announces full support for push notifications for Windows 8. Push IO offers publishers a hosted service to take advantage of Windows 8 live tiles and toast notifications without the hassle of scaling or maintaining backend infrastructure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Push IO, a leading push notification provider, proudly announces full support for push notifications for Windows 8. Push IO offers publishers a hosted service...

Windows 8 Software Update Will See Return Of Start Button
2013-06-27 14:10:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com -- Your Universe Online The "Start Button" is back -- or rather will officially return later this year when Microsoft rolls out the latest updates to its Windows 8 operating system. The Start Button, which had been a key feature on the Windows OS since Windows 95, was removed when the latest version arrived last October featuring the "Modern UI" interface. The Start Button's main function in Windows 8.1 will be to call up the Start screen, as opposed to the...

2013-06-27 12:33:01

At Build 2013, Microsoft announces Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview, Windows Azure enhancements and new partner offerings. SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today thousands of developers gathered at The Moscone Center, with hundreds of thousands more participating online, for the second day of Build 2013, where Microsoft Corp. demonstrated that the developer opportunity on the Windows platform has never been greater. Keynotes delivered by Satya Nadella,...

2013-06-26 16:25:35

Ongoing momentum on display with new marquee apps announced for Windows at Build conference. SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the immediate availability of the Windows 8.1 Preview, the next update of the Windows operating system, at the company's developer-focused Build conference. As part of the conference's keynote speech, the company outlined the reach, design and economic opportunities for developers to build differentiated,...

2013-06-25 08:36:47

Movie-viewing app platform moves to Windows Azure and includes versions for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. REDMOND, Wash., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CineTrailer, a pan-European app developed by DDM, an Italian digital media agency, has migrated its back-end technology to Windows Azure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to help users choose and view movies via the Web, mobile devices or connected TVs. The company has also built its app for optimization on Windows 8 and Windows Phone...


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Microsoft Surface
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Microsoft Surface is a tablet line designed and marketed by the Microsoft Corp. and announced on June 28 2012, by CEO Steve Ballmer at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California. It comes in two versions: One uses Windows RT and the other uses Windows 8 Pro. Both models can install programs from the Windows Store, but only the Windows 8 Pro can install third party desktop programs. The release of the Windows 8 unit came on October 26, 2012, and the Surface Pro was schedule to be...

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