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Eric Savitz – Should Microsoft buy Nokia?

Interesting video from Eric Savitz at Forbes. He discusses what the Microsoft Surface really means about Microsoft going forward and his thoughts about Microsoft potentially acquiring mobile phone company Nokia. I still personally think RIM would make more sense but that’s just me. Here’s the video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsCT-HtDxsU

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Windows 8 RTM rumored for late July

The rumor mill has started up about Windows 8 again. The latest rumor comes from Wzor, a  source that has been somewhat reliable in the past. Based on what we know of current builds, it seems like Microsoft may be marching ever closer to RTM status. The most recent builds are rumored to be: 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120619-2000 (RTM Escrow) 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120620-2000 (RTM Escrow) 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120621-2000 (RTM Escrow) 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120622-2230 (RTM Escrow) 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120623-1707 (RTM Candidate) 8500.0.winmain_win8rtm.120623-2000…

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My hostage situation with Hostgator customer support

It’s Saturday night and I came back from a night of good food and company with my cousins in downtown Pasadena. I was getting ready for bed at around 12:30am and remembered a pretty minor issue I had to call…

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Power DVD Metro App coming to Windows 8

Lenovo showcased their Thinkpad tablet a few days back. The tablet looked awesome but there was one more thing which caught my attention . When I saw the start screen of Windows 8 running on that tablet, there was a tile for Power DVD app, which means a Power DVD metro app is coming to Windows 8. This is a great news…

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How Windows 8 will look on Retina Display MacBook Pro

Just a few days ago, Apple revealed some new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro notebook models. One of them is the new 15.4-inch MacBook Pro which has a 2800 x 1800 resolution display. So how does Windows 8 look running on a notebook with such a high resolution screen?  AnandTech.com installed…

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Guide: Adding your email account in Mail App in Windows 8 – Video

Sending and recieving mail is something almost every PC user does. So, with Windows 8, Microsoft shipped a mail app which could make managing your emails easier. The Mail app has been designed to be fast, fluid and immersive. It shows live tiles on your start screen so that you can know which mails you have received during the last time you opened your mail. Also in…

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Acer: Microsoft’s move against Apple will fail

Not a good news for Microsoft. Acer, one of the leading hardware vendors for Windows 8 thinks that Microsoft’s move of competing against the iPad with their Surface tablet is going to fail. Acer’s senior VP and president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, during a talk with Reuters said: “I don’t think it will be successful because you cannot be a hardware…

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Microsoft details Flash support in IE 10

A few weeks ago, Microsoft launched Windows 8 Release Preview. One of the improvements in Release Preview from Consumer Preview was the support of flash in IE10. Now, Microsoft have come up with a detailed post on the Official IE blog about the support of flash in IE 10. Microsoft integrated flash in such a way that their is no…

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Asus Tablet 600 running Windows RT – Video

Another great video from The Verge. This one shows an early demo of the Asus Tablet 600 running Windows RT. It looks like an attractive device either by itself or when paired with the keyboard dock. It has a 10.1-inch Super IPS screen that’s bright and colorful with great viewing angles. Here’s the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2Mspib-qxo

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Qualcomm dual core Snapdragon S4 Windows RT Tablet – Video

Cool video from The Verge. A cool preview of Windows RT on a Qualcomm tablet. More specifically, a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 Liquid Development Tablet at Computex 2012 in Taipei. Here’s the video.