Microsoft Smartwatch Compatible With iOS And Android

Microsoft is reportedly building a smartwatch that will pair up with all major smartphone systems. According to Forbes, the watch — which could be on sale in the next few months — will sync with handsets running not just Microsoft’s own Windows Phone, but also those running on Android and iOS. To date most models […]

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Windows 8.1 Coming To 16GB Devices

Microsoft is to make Windows 8.1 available on devices with as little as 16GB of storage. It’ll do so using a compression technique first developed during the making of Vista. The move will allow Windows to be available for even small-capacity devices such as tablets that use a solid state drive. The technique is called […]

Microsoft & Google Put Kibosh On Dual-System Devices

Plans by ASUS to launch mobile devices running both Windows and Android have been put on hold after objections from Microsoft and Google. It will also mean the end for two existing PC models that use both systems. ASUS first showed off the Transformer Book Duet TD300 in January at the Consumer Electronics Show. It […]

Windows XP Resists Death Sentence

The proportion of people using Windows XP actually rose in January. It may be little more than a statistical quirk, but the underlying story is what happens when Microsoft pulls the plug on support in barely two months. The figures come from NetMarketShare and are based on computers used to visit sites hosted by its […]

Ubuntu Smartphone Confirmed for 2014

Canonical has confirmed a currently unnamed manufacturer will release an Ubuntu smartphone in 2014. It follows failed attempts to Canonical to produce the device itself. Canonical, which develops Ubuntu and operates commercially by charging for support and related services, first showed off the “Ubuntu Touch” system for smartphones at the start of this year. At […]

Windows 8 Repair Tool [Picture]

Yep, that looks about right. [Via MUO]

An Upgrade or a Downgrade? [Pic]

To upgrade or to downgrade, that is the question! [Via MUO]

Ubuntu Phone OS Demo [Video]

From Youtuber twildottv: I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Shuttleworth tonight, and this was a quick demonstration he gave me of the Ubuntu Phone OS running on top of a GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus. [twildottv]