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  • Logitech Introduces Windows 8 Touch Devices

    Ed Tittel 15 Oct 2012
  • In the past several months, Microsoft has introduced special Windows-8 oriented peripherals including a variety of "touch mice" and keyboards designed to help conventional PC users maximize their ...

  • A Better Windows 8 Tablet? Kupa UltraNote

    Ed Tittel 12 Oct 2012
  • As of today -- Friday, October 12, 2012 -- the Windows 8 General Availability (GA) date is two weeks away. On Thursday, Oct 25, or Friday, Oct 26 (there are conflicting reports) Windows 8 will be ...

  • MS Puts Win8 on Patch Tuesday Schedule

    Ed Tittel 10 Oct 2012
  • Yeah, sure, yesterday was the second Tuesday of the month. As expected, MS dropped a sizable load of updates for currently supported Windows versions (14-18 for my various 32- and 64-bit Windows 7 ...

  • What Are a Few Zeroes, Between Friends? Windows Store Apps A'Comin Soon!

    Ed Tittel 08 Oct 2012
  • Over on her ZDnet blog, Mary Jo Foley reports this morning that an MS VP (Keith Lorizio, US Sales and Marketing, Microsoft) has claimed that MS will have over 100K apps in the Windows 8 App Store ...

  • The Politics of Windows 8 Upgrades

    Ed Tittel 05 Oct 2012
  • Until the end of January, 2013, anybody who owns a valid license to Windows XP, Vista, or 7 can pay $40 for a download upgrade to Windows 8, or $70 for an upgrade package with DVD. That certainly ...

  • Yes, There Is a Flash Update for IE 10, But ...

    Ed Tittel 03 Oct 2012
  • Despite MS having promised to provide an update for the insecure version of Adobe Flash integrated into IE 10 in Windows 8 "soon" (see my 9/12/2012 blog post on this subject) I hadn't seen the ...

  • Closing Store Apps in Win8 Manually

    Ed Tittel 01 Oct 2012
  • Although Windows 8 does a pretty good job of managing memory, and will close open Store Apps (using TIFKAM, or "The Interface Formerly Known As Metro") when memory starts to get in short supply, ...