Been quite some time since we’ve heard a success story for Windows tablets, but here is one to brighten things up. Alaska Airlines is the latest company to introduce these slates on its flights. At least, some of its flights. The company announced that these Windows powered tablets will provide access to games and...

HP has made some big strides these past few months launching several budget devices, but the high-end Spectre 13 x360 seems like a good choice for those with more expensive tastes. This new Windows 8.1 convertible looks like a direct competitor for the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. Leaked details show the Spectre has a similar...

Although the Windows 8.1 pricing scheme is not the biggest mystery in the world, things got rather interesting when Microsoft announced at BUILD 2014 that it was making the OS free for OEMs. Certain OEMs, mind you, those that create tablets with display sizes smaller than 9 inches. This was clearly an attempt to bring...

What took them so long! Windows XP still powers some 18% of computers the world over, but the vintage platform is steadily losing users and people upgrade to newer solutions. Once such solution is Microsoft’s latest — Windows 8.1. Although this version of Windows fixed a lot of issues with Windows 8 vanilla, not...

2014 just had to be a tough year for Microsoft as far as operating systems were concerned, what with the retirement of Windows XP and the takeoff of Windows 8.1 hanging in the balance. Luckily, the company fared quite well in these past twelve months. The whole idea of getting people to move away from the ancient...

Almost all eyes are towards Windows 10 and what it will bring come 2015, but Microsoft certainly wants to further improve its current platform, that being Windows 8.1. The company has just released a new ISO for this version of Windows, and it also contains the November 2014 update rollup — perfect for users that want...

And it brings with it’s a lot of surprises. First off, the LG Tab Book Duo is a rather unexpected launch, in that the company has been rather silent when it comes to tablets in recent times. The Korean giant has not releasing anything of note since the G Pad family with its meddling hardware. This sleek and beautiful...

At least for some users. Another buggy update seems to have slipped through without Microsoft noticing, as there are reports that KB3002339 is giving trouble. The final Update Tuesday fixes started flying off servers late last night. And apparently, one of the seven bulletins that the software titan released is...

Well, if you’re doing it, better do it right, I always say. Microsoft has been slowly working on bringing native support for the MKV format to its operating systems. Out of the box support is promised in Windows 10. But now the company has released a new update for Xbox Video, which bundles compatibility for this...

The Update Tuesday December 2014 release cycle will be here in a couple of days, say Tuesday, December 9, and Microsoft has announced critical updates for Windows and Internet Explorer. No action for Windows 10, though, this time around, in case you were wondering. A total of seven security updates are expected,...