Articles tagged with: Windows 8

Free Microsoft Windows Blue

Free Microsoft Windows Blue

Microsoft is reportedly shifting to yearly updates for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. It was planned and codename given as “Blue”. Much of the report was speculation although sources claimed it would be released in the summer of 2013. A new report regarding Windows Blue claims that the …

Pokki Free Windows 8 Start Menu

Pokki Free Windows 8 Start Menu

There is the ultimate Start menu for Windows 8. Users not only able to get the start menu back in Windows 8, but also to use various start menu skins in Windows 8. There are also extra features for the Windows 8 start menu available and it can be downloaded …

Metro VLC For Windows 8

Metro VLC For Windows 8

The team behind popular media player VLC have launched a Kickstar campaign to raise funds for creating new Windows 8 and RT versions of the program. Currently VLC runs in the desktop mode of Windows 8 without any issues, but several members behind the project are hoping to create a …

Windows 8 Start Screen

Windows 8 Start Screen

The Start Screen is one of the major new features of Windows 8. It may come as a surprise that the Start screen’s customization options are not as extensive as those made available on the desktop. There are lots of ways to customize the look and feel of the Start …

Microsoft Windows 8 Sales

Microsoft Windows 8 Sales

Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses since the new operating system launched. The sales number represents a solid but unspectacular start for the touch friendly operating system designed to combat Apple Inc’s and Google Inc’s domination of mobile computing, which has shunted aside PCs in favor of iPads …

Download and Install DirectX [11.1, 11, 10, 9 and 8]

Download and Install DirectX [11.1, 11, 10, 9 and 8]

All those Windows users who love playing games would have atleast heard about DirectX. Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft Windows. DirectX includes API’s for Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay, DirectSound and lot more. …

Windows 8 to Feature Cloud-based Online Backup?

Windows 8 to Feature Cloud-based Online Backup?

Disaster recovery plans are as important to a computer user as any other vital feature. Microsoft Windows has been lacking backup solutions or software for its users and it seems that finally the company is indeed working on addressing this issue. And if internet reports are to be believed the …

Leaked Windows 8 Docs Show Instant-On Boot, Facial Recognition and New Improved UI

Leaked Windows 8 Docs Show Instant-On Boot, Facial Recognition and New Improved UI

Microsoft is still busy with Windows 7 but looks like they have already on the path to work on Windows 8. A leaked document on Windows 8 says that Microsoft Windows 8 will be coming up with many significant features like instant boot functionality, automatic display brightness adjustment, facial recognition …