Tag: Windows 8 hardware requirements

It is a bit of a tussle to label how the Surface RT performed. As the first ever tablet from Microsoft, it was no way near a runaway success as the company would have hoped for. But it cannot be classified as a failure either — far from it, in fact. The ARM powered slate is about to reach figures of a million units...

The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is building its own 7-inch gaming tablet. Multiple sources seem to be confirming that hardware planning for the effrt are underway and the preliminary name is Xbox Surface. RUMORED specifications for an Xbox Surface 7-inch tablet computing device leaked back in June. They were as...

Recently Windows 8 Update reported on the new Clover Trail processor coming out of Intel. The new Atom SoC certainly brings quite a bit of power and performance to the table, and it’s no surprise to see a bunch of new devices based on the technology already being unveiled. What is surprising is that one of the most...

Here we go. This issue is like a 1000 pound gorilla in the corner that was always waiting for resolution. Digitimes is reporting that Notebook vendors are having some trouble meeting Windows 8 hardware requirements in a cost-effective manner. Since Ultrabook prices are still unable to drop to a desirable level, while...

Microsoft have released a new update on the Windows 8 Development Blog where they go into detail about how Windows 8 will support Touch Hardware. In the post, they go into detail about how Windows 8 will support the Touchscreens that are currently being used with Windows 7. An excerpt: Throughout Windows 8...

While it is no surprise that Windows 7 hasn’t exactly be welcomed with open arms in the tablet world, Windows 8 is working hard to change all of this starting at the end of this year. So what is different about Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet approach versus past XP through 7 slate endeavors? Well, we all know about the...

Microsoft have just released the Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements for Client and Server Systems. The device begins with: Certified Devices in Systems A Windows Certified System is composed of Windows certified components. These internal devices are certified before system integration, leaving the focus...

Microsoft have just released the Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements for filter drivers. The document begins with the following: Introduction This release to web (RTW) document contains the Windows Hardware Certification requirements for Windows 8 filter drivers. These requirements are Microsoft®’s...

Microsoft have released their Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements for devices. The document is dated December 2011. About the Microsoft Hardware Certification Program: As always, the Windows Hardware Certification Program (previously known as the Windows Logo Program for Hardware) provides you the tools,...