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Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted on 4-Sep-2017 14:10 News, Windows

Microsoft has confirmed the fourth major update to Windows 10 will be available worldwide on 17th October.

Microsoft introduces new Windows 10 devices and experiences
Posted on 7-Oct-2015 11:23 News, Windows

Microsoft Corp. has finally unveiled new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices, taking advantage of powerful hardware to unlock new Windows 10 experiences, including fast and secured login with Windows Hello; new Cortana experiences that turn Windows 10 devices into a personal assistant; improved touch and pen experiences on Surface; and Continuum for phones, which enables the new Lumia 950 and 950 XL phones to work like PCs.

Microsoft introduces Surface 3: the thinnest and lightest Surface yet
Posted on 1-Apr-2015 07:49 News, Windows

Microsoft announced today a new addition to the Surface family - the Surface 3 - which will be available in New Zealand by early May.

Microsoft Windows 10 brings devices and holograms together for seamless experience
Posted on 22-Jan-2015 10:18 News, Windows

Microsoft Corp. unveiled a new generation of Windows, with a wide range of experiences designed to usher in a new era of more personal computing, as well as two new devices designed to extend the Windows experience from large screens to no screens.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Steven Sinofsky leaving Microsoft
Posted on 13-Nov-2012 20:25 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.

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

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

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

HP unveils multitouch hybrid PC and ultrabooks
Posted on 30-Aug-2012 18:57 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.

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

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

Windows 8 Release Preview available now
Posted on 1-Jun-2012 07:45 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.

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

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


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