Microsoft has issued a emergency update for its Windows operating system to protect systems against the recent counterfeit encryption certificates that came out of the National Infomatics Centre (NIC) of India. These certificates were spotted earlier in the week and appear to spoof credentials from Google and Yahoo. This update revokes access for the […]
While Intel did not reveal any information about wearable technology, the company did show off the Intel RealSense camera. Available for both notebooks and tablets, the camera uses 3D technology to sense depth and track the user.
Continuing ASUS’ need to create truly odd hybrid devices, the announcement of the Transformer Book V should be no surprise to anyone. It features a 5-inch Android smartphone that docks with a 12.5-inch convertible notebook that runs on Windows. Unlike the previous versions of the Padfone, the two devices will continue to operate even while separated.
Just moments ago, Microsoft has revealed a brand new variation of Windows 8 that the company called Windows 8.1 with Bing. It is essentially the same Windows 8.1 that we all know of but this particular variant is specifically made for OEMs to preload on their devices. Given the name, Bing will obviously become the […]
Said to be due to security concerns after the end-of-support of Windows XP, China has announced that it will ban Windows 8 from being used on new government computers. This ban is said to cover desktops, laptops, and tablet PCs that are to be obtained by its central procurement agency.
Microsoft has officially announced the existence of Age of Empires: World Domination for mobile devices. There are few details about the game, and it is unknown how the classic real-time strategy gameplay will be adapted for a touch interface, although the preview video promises a new battle system.
Microsoft, TM, and Intel Launch Trade-in Program To Assist SMEs Move From Windows XP and Office 2003
As some of you might aware, Microsoft is no longer providing support for Windows XP and Office 2003 starting from yesterday onwards. This means that both software will no longer receive updates or fixes from Microsoft and that might spell trouble to companies especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) out there that have yet to […]
8 April seemed to be an eventful day for the folks at Microsoft. Not only that the company has ended the support for Windows XP and Office 2003, it has also rolled out the new update for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 that offers better experience for mouse and keyboard users. The new patch […]
Launched in October 2001, Microsoft Windows XP has finally reached the end of its life. By that, we don’t mean your Windows XP-based PC will blow up today or your Windows XP will cease to function. What we actually mean by end of life is that Microsoft is stopping the support that it has provided […]
If there is one particular thing that many Windows 8 users out there would like to see on the operating system once again, that would be the iconic Start Menu. As Microsoft focuses on touch interface Windows 8, the Start Menu was side lined in favour on the Modern/Metro UI. Even though Microsoft added the Start […]
During the opening keynote of Microsoft Build Developer Conference last night, a significant part of it was dedicated to demonstrate Windows Phone 8.1. That doesn’t mean the company’s other operating system – Windows 8.1 – was side lined from the show though as Microsoft has also showcased a set of new features that will be […]
Build 2014: All The New Features On Windows Phone 8.1 – Cortana, Action Center, Start Screen Background, Word Flow and More
While Cortana was certainly one of the biggest highlights from the opening keynote of Microsoft Build Developer Conference last night, there are still plenty of new features from Windows Phone 8.1 that were shown on stage at the event. One of them is the Action Centre which is generally WP8.1’s own pull down notification menu just […]
Apart from Lumia 930, Stephen Elop of Nokia has also revealed another two new devices at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference opening keynote few hours ago. They are the Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635, which will become the first Windows Phone 8.1 device to be released into the market starting this May.
The press render might have been leaked out hours before it was officially shown to the world but nevertheless, here it is: the brand new Nokia Lumia 930, as unveiled on stage by Stephen Elop at the Microsoft Build Developer Conference just a short time ago. Just as rumoured, the Lumia 930 is generally the […]
After being rumoured for some time, the personal assistant within the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update has finally been revealed by Microsoft. Called Cortana (yup, from the Halo video games universe), it was unveiled on stage at the opening keynote of the Microsoft Build Developer Conference just moments ago.
Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft is working towards a “renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming”. The statement was in response to a question about Valve’s move into the living room with SteamOS and Steam Machines.
If you ask me, one of the feature that I wished Microsoft has included into Surface tablets is a built-in wireless internet broadband connectivity. Without a wireless mobile Internet, it restricts the mobility of Surface tablets. However, that has changed recently though since the company has officially announced the LTE version of its Surface 2 […]
Some said it is a done deal but many didn’t realized that there are actually many steps involved in order for Microsoft to make Nokia’s devices and services division as theirs. However, the extraordinary general meeting between Nokia shareholders that took place earlier today which was aimed to get their approval on the deal is […]
We here at Lowyat.NET are here to remind people that you don’t need a massive budget to play games. In fact, it can be done on a relatively modest budget. As a thought experiment, we have put together a midrange gaming rig that will allow you to play most games. Bear in mind that this […]
As you might have heard before, the much awaited update for Windows 8 is finally here. Officially called Windows 8.1 (or Windows RT 8.1 for our friends with ARM-based Windows RT devices out there), it provides tons of improvements over the operating system such as more customization options for Start screen, ability to boot directly […]