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Posted: November 4 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Windowsoctupdate1 100x100 Jpg The latest research from Net Applications released on Friday showed that although it gained slightly, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 still didn’t gain as much as expected. The numbers reflect consumer and enterprise usage for users and show how operating systems are adopted.

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Win81available11 100x100 Jpg Last Thursday was the big day for Windows users as at 4am PST, Windows 8.1 became available from Microsoft to download and update on users computers.


Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Oliver Krautscheid

Tile Hover Effect Windows 8 1 Start Menu 2 100x100 Jpg I wish I could praise 8.1 to be an really innovative upgrade, but I found a couple of good reasons why you may want to wait just a little longer before fully upgrading to Windows 8.1

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Win8facebookupdates1 100x100 Jpg On Friday, one of the most popular apps for Windows Phone 8 got a major update, as Facebook has received a bunch of updates for it. The update includes a series of upgrades that users will find extremely useful, and will make Facebook on Windows Phone 8 easier to use.


Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Windowsstoreupdates1 100x100 Jpg On the Fire Hose blog at Microsoft on Wednesday, news around the upcoming Windows Phone refresh came out from Microsoft. They have been hinting since the Build conference about future changes to the Windows Store, but newly released details showcase the new store coming later this month.

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphone81rumors1 100x100 Jpg On Wednesday, rumors surrounding the upcoming Windows 8.1 interface, apps, and ecosystem came out via a few different blogs that focus on Microsoft. The updates for the Windows Phone system are centered on making the Windows Phone system inline with the desktop systems for developers and users.


Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Freshpaintupdate1 100x100 Jpg One of the most popular programs on Windows 8 and Windows Phone got a huge announcement on Friday, as Microsoft via its Windows Experience Blog announced the new version is coming October 18th, 2013. The new programs will be official in a week or so, and bring a ton of new updates.

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphoneupdate1 100x100 Jpg For Windows Phone users, Monday was a huge day for news from Microsoft. The announcement of the official notes on the Windows Phone 8 Update 3 gave a ton of new features that users will be able to use soon, and points to the future of Windows Phone is an all new way.


Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Xboxmusicapp11 100x100 Jpg In a very detailed blog post on Tuesday, Microsoft’s AlexGarden, who is the general manager of Xbox MVR, went into details on the new Xbox Music app for Windows 8.1. The new awesome enhancements will give users great new ways to enjoy music and video on Windows 8.1 and in all new ways.

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Bingappupdate11 100x100 Jpg On Friday, the latest updates to the Bing app for Windows Phone 8 arrived, and they bring a ton of new updates for the notifications they give to users. The updates will give users more leisure updates in regards to weather and sports coverage and are available now to download.


Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Facebookapp1 100x100 Jpg Thursday was a big day for Microsoft, as they launched Windows 8.1 for download around the world. But, in addition to Windows 8.1, they also launched the new Facebook app for Windows 8.1 and the remote desktop apps for mobile usage, both which are available now.

Posted: October 23 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Surfacert81 100x100 Jpg On Monday, Microsoft reissued their Windows RT 8.1 update to users, shortly after the initial release sparked a number of problems for Windows RT users. The initial download was pulled by Microsoft, and the latest update went live on the Microsoft servers on Monday.


Posted: September 10 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Thailand 1 150x150 Jpg In a surprise turnaround on Monday, Microsoft announced that the Windows 8.1 RTM would be released to developers. This will make a lot of Windows 8 developers very happy!

Posted: September 7 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Winphoneskypevideocalls1 100x100 Jpg Wednesday marked an important date for Windows Phone 8 users, when the update of Skype hit the Windows Phone 8. The update gives Windows Phone 8 users the ability to leave video messages from their Windows Phones


Posted: September 4 2013 - Written by: Dave Amodt

Msft Win8foursquare1 100x100 Jpg On Wednesday, one of the biggest social media and presence apps arrived on Windows 8. With Foursquare being finally available on Windows 8


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