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Windows XP is officially no longer supported
Posted on 8-Apr-2014 13:37Tags News, Windows

Approximately 260,000 New Zealanders are still using the 12 years old operating system. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft showcases latest updates to Windows, opportunities for developers
Posted on 3-Apr-2014 12:18Tags News, Windows

Wednesday at Build 2014, Microsoft Corp.'s developer conference, the company announced several advances to Windows including Windows Phone 8.1, the availability of Windows 8.1 Update, a converged developer platform, and a $0 royalty licensing program for OEM and ODM partners developing smartphones and tablets with screens under nine inches. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft unveils Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 and new accessories
Posted on 24-Sep-2013 08:41Tags News, Windows

Microsoft Surface 2 family to be available in 22 markets, including Australia and New Zealand on the 22nd October. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Preview review
Posted on 1-Jul-2013 12:41Tags Reviews, Windows, by M Freitas

Our initial comments after installing the new Windows 8.1 Preview on a Microsoft Surface. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Preview available for download now
Posted on 27-Jun-2013 17:44Tags News, Windows

As part of the conference’s keynote speech, the company outlined the reach, design and economic opportunities for developers to build differentiated, touch-based apps for the Windows platform, including new developer tools and increased support. Comments (Comments)

Panasonic Toughbook CF-AX2, the worlds lightest rugged Ultrabook available in New Zealand
Posted on 26-Mar-2013 15:03Tags News, Windows

Local distributor Comworth brings rugged but light Windows 8 Ultrabook to the market. Comments (Comments)

Rugged Panasonic Toughpad tablet now runs Windows 8 Pro
Posted on 13-Mar-2013 09:51Tags News, Windows

Local Panasonic Toughbook distributor Comworth is announcing availability of the Toughpad FZ-G1, a 10.1-inch device loaded with Windows 8 Pro and an Intel Core i5 processor in a fully-rugged package. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Surface is coming to New Zealand
Posted on 1-Mar-2013 07:47Tags News, Windows

Microsoft today announced New Zealand will be getting the Surface RT on Friday 15 March and Surface Pro over the coming months. Comments (Comments)

ASUS launches VivoTab Smart Tablet Windows 8 in New Zealand
Posted on 25-Feb-2013 12:32Tags News, Windows

Thin and light, VivoTab Smart features an Intel Atom dual-core processor for full compatibility with new and existing Windows 8 software. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Surface Pro to be available in February in the USA, Canada
Posted on 23-Jan-2013 10:46Tags News, Windows

Announces Surface Windows 8 Pro availability, market expansion and new accessories for Surface Windows RT. Comments (Comments)

Targus Touch Pen for Windows 8 turns any laptop into a touchscreen device
Posted on 8-Jan-2013 19:10Tags News, Windows

Exclusive to Targus, the Touch Pen easily allows you to enjoy all of the capabilities of Windows 8 without having to buy a new touchscreen laptop. Comments (Comments)

Lenovo introduces new Windows 8 touch devices
Posted on 7-Jan-2013 13:12Tags News, Windows

Headlining the collection are new additions to the ultra-portable IdeaPad U Series Ultrabooks and the multimedia intensive IdeaPad Z Series laptops as well as new models of IdeaCentre all-in-one desktops, from the sleek A Series to the affordable and space-saving C Series. Comments (Comments)

Steven Sinofsky leaving Microsoft
Posted on 13-Nov-2012 20:25Tags News, Windows

Microsoft Corp. has announced that Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky will be leaving the company and that Julie Larson-Green will be promoted to lead all Windows software and hardware engineering. Comments (Comments)

Windows 8 launches, retail first in New Zealand
Posted on 26-Oct-2012 09:04Tags News, Windows

Microsoft's latest Windows operating system launched around the world, startting in New Zealand at midnight local time with new apps and range of hardware options. Comments (Comments)

Windows Server 2012 introduces cloud-optimised system features
Posted on 5-Sep-2012 16:57Tags News, Windows

Hundreds of new features can help customers achieve a transformational leap in the speed, scale and power of their datacenters and applications. Comments (Comments)

HP unveils multitouch hybrid PC and ultrabooks
Posted on 30-Aug-2012 18:57Tags News, Windows

HP today announced three consumer notebooks featuring multitouch displays, including a hybrid PC that gives people more choice in how they access information. Comments (Comments)

Lenovo announces new ThinkPad Tablet 2 for Windows 8
Posted on 10-Aug-2012 11:16Tags News, Windows

Suited for commuting and in field scenarios, the tablet offers virtually anywhere connectivity and productivity with 3G and 4G wireless models including a Lenovo Mobile Access mobile plan in the USA. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft Announces Surface: New Family of PCs for Windows
Posted on 19-Jun-2012 11:45Tags News, Windows

Conceived, designed and engineered entirely by Microsoft employees, and building on the company’s 30-year history manufacturing hardware, Surface represents a unique vision for the seamless expression of entertainment and creativity. Comments (Comments)

Windows 8 Release Preview available now
Posted on 1-Jun-2012 07:45Tags News, Windows

This final pre-release includes Windows 8, Internet Explorer 10, new Windows 8 apps for connecting to Hotmail, SkyDrive, and Messenger (and many more), and hundreds of new and updated apps in the Windows Store. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft to seed Windows 8 devs with test PCs powered by NVIDIA Tegra 3 Mobile Processor
Posted on 1-Mar-2012 09:57Tags News, Windows

NVIDIA confirmed today that it is working with Microsoft on a program to distribute Windows 8 test PCs to software developers and device manufacturers powered by the Tegra3 quad-core mobile processor with 4-Plus-1 architecture. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft announces support of System on a Chip from Intel, AMD, and ARM for next version of Windows
Posted on 7-Jan-2011 00:00Tags News, Windows

Microsoft demonstrated the next version of Windows running on new SoC platforms from Intel running on x86 architecture and from NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments on ARM architecture. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft brings Ultimate Steal promotion to New Zealand
Posted on 6-Aug-2009 10:29Tags News, Windows

Tertiary students will be able to buy for download full version of Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 package with 94% off. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft releases te reo Māori language pack for Microsoft Windows Vista
Posted on 30-Jul-2009 13:55Tags News, Windows

The release coincides with Māori Language week providing computer users with the ability to adapt their copy of Microsoft Windows to display many commonly used features in te reo Māori. Comments (Comments)

New Zealand-designed website showcases Microsoft Office 2010
Posted on 16-Jul-2009 15:22Tags News, Windows

New Zealand software company Intergen has played a key part in the launch of Microsoft Office 2010, showcasing new Office 2010 features in a high profile website. Comments (Comments)

Microsoft promotes Steven Sinofsky to President, Windows Division
Posted on 9-Jul-2009 11:55Tags News, Windows

As president, Sinofsky assumes responsibility for the Windows business including both the engineering and marketing functions for Windows, Windows Live and Internet Explorer. Comments (Comments)


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