We have a new contender! After notable success on the Xbox platform, Microsoft has now revealed plans to bring its Game Pass subscription service to PC. This is a service similar to Netflix, where gamers pay $9.99 per month to get access to a library of games. Some 200 new and old titles, including many big Microsoft...

Personally, you can call your PC anything you want. But in Windows 10, it has to go by with a unique name so that it can be identified and communicate with other devices in a network. Having two PCs with the same name in a network creates a conflict for network communications. Most PCs come with default names, but you...

Analysts love to be right. Most do. With the looming retirement of Window XP on the cards, market watchers readily made a number of predictions, the prime among them being the notion that PC shipments will get a much needed boost in the two or three quarters, in and around the time the 13-year-old OS reaches end of...

There is a things called counting your blessings. Mobile PC makers probably are doing just that right now, as the latest facts and figures of global notebook shipments have just come out. Overall there is more sorrowful news to report, as the market declined by another large amount. The numbers published by IHS...

And there you go! Another news bit about Britons and technology. UK users already have a hard technology life most of the time, with increased prices, senseless currency conversions and delayed product launches. Now we have another small issue — this time on the software side of things. Microsoft has been slowly and...

Video gaming now increasingly makes up a vital piece of the puzzle when it comes to computing. But when it comes to mobile computing there is still a lot of room to grow and innovate in the graphics department. At the 2013 edition of BUILD, Microsoft revealed the 11.2 version of DirectX which will exclusively be...

Bummer! If you have a new Windows 8 or Windows RT device and want to upgrade to the preview version of Windows 8.1, there is a small chance that you may not be able to, at least for the time being. Microsoft has put up a new blog posts that talks about the install process of the recently released preview build of the...

Windows 8.1 Preview is almost upon us. The public preview version of the upcoming operating system will be officially unveiled tomorrow, and interest among technology enthusiasts is high with users already making plans to install it. The official documentation that leaked a few days ago reveals that Windows 8 users...

With just hours remaining in the launch of the public preview of Windows Blue, more and more information has started to float up on the anticipated refresh of Microsoft’s flagship operating system. Obviously, the software titan will detail all the official intelligence, but that is not stopping unofficial sources from...

Well, well, well. Technology rumors are a funny thing, but it is always a great feeling to see good ones come true. Good ones like the return of the Start button in Windows 8.1 (codename Windows Blue). But while clicking on the included Start button in the upcoming version of the OS only takes users to the Start...