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Sony launches VAIO Flip series of hybrid Windows 8 laptops in India

Sony launches VAIO Flip series of hybrid Windows 8 laptops in India

Sony India has launched the VAIO Flip series, its new family of laptop-to-tablet convertibles, in 13-, 14- and 15-inch form factors, starting at a price of Rs. 94,990.

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How to fix Droplr hotkey issue in Windows 8

How to fix Droplr hotkey issue in Windows 8

Droplr is a great service for sharing screenshots and files, but its desktop app has an issue that makes it very hard for Windows 8 users to set hotkeys. Find out how to work around it.

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Microsoft to attempt Guinness World Record at Windows 8 coding marathon

Microsoft to attempt Guinness World Record at Windows 8 coding marathon

Microsoft is organizing a Windows 8 AppFest, an 18 hour-long coding session, on September 21 in Bangalore, India, where it will make an official attempt to set the Guinness World Record for the 'world's largest app development marathon.'

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Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 reach RTM milestone

Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 reach RTM milestone

Microsoft has announced that Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Visual Studio 2012 all reached the penultimate milestone of their release cycle, RTM, on 1st August, 2012. Also, the Windows Store is now open for businesses to submit paid Metro style apps using the RTM build of Windows 8.

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Windows 8 launch date announced: October 26th

Windows 8 launch date announced: October 26th

Only last week Microsoft announced at the 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference that Windows 8 will become available to OEMs in the first week of August, and to consumers by the end of October. Now we have an exact date - October 26th, 2012.

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SkyDrive for Windows updated, gets a new logo

SkyDrive for Windows updated, gets a new logo

SkyDrive launched for the desktop in April this year and the Windows app got an update today. The most notable changes in this update are the new SkyDrive logo and a new status window feature. The update also adds new context menu options and improves performance and reliability.

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Windows 8 to RTM in August, launch in October

Windows 8 to RTM in August, launch in October

The acquisition of Perceptive Pixel wasn't the only major announcement made at the 2012 Worldwide Partner Conference. Microsoft also announced that Windows 8 will Release to Manufacturing (RTM) in the first week of August, and will reach General Availability (GA) by the end of October.

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Windows 8 Pro upgrade details announced

Windows 8 Pro upgrade details announced

Microsoft has announced that Windows 7, Vista and XP users will get an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for only $39.99 for the downloadable version and just $69.99 for the packaged DVD version. Windows Media Center can be added to the install for no extra cost.

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A close look at the Microsoft Surface tablets

A close look at the Microsoft Surface tablets

For the first time in its history, Microsoft has designed and engineered a brand new family of Windows PCs, named Surface. At a press conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Steve Ballmer unveiled a pair of 10.6-inch tablets, one running Windows RT and the other Windows 8 Pro. Find the complete details and video after the break.

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Upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99 with Windows Upgrade Offer

Upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99 with Windows Upgrade Offer

Microsoft is rumored to be launching Windows 8 in October this year and has come out with Windows Upgrade Offer for users who purchase a Windows 7 PC during the period of 2nd June 2012 to 31st January 2013.

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