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Fox News adopts Windows 8 and huge 55-inch touchscreen computers that dwarf humans

Fox News adopts Windows 8 and huge 55-inch touchscreen computers that dwarf humans

Daniel Rubino 263

Fox News, the top-rated cable news channel here in the US, has recently embraced the future through their re-worked News Deck headed by Shepard Smith. The studio re-launch took a month to complete and with it, brought some massive new changes. Literally. Found throughout the studio are BATS (big area touchscreens), which in reality are 55-inch computers running Windows 8.  It’s so...

Starting October 9th, you’ll be able to install apps on up to 81 devices with your Microsoft account

Starting October 9th, you’ll be able to install apps on up to 81 devices with your Microsoft account

Sam Sabri 102

One of the great things about the digital future is the ability to tie your app purchases to your respective account. In the Microsoft ecosystem we get the ability to have up to 5 Windows Phone devices with our app purchases that are tied to our Microsoft Account ID. If you get a sixth device, you’ll need to deactivate one of your previous handsets. On Windows 8, that 5 device limit was...

Check out Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 with the release preview now available

Check out Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 7 with the release preview now available

Rich Edmonds 41

Microsoft is charging full steam ahead with development on not only its desktop Windows platform, but also its popular web browser. Internet Explorer 11 is now available for Windows 7 as a pre-release, one step up from the developer preview we recently looked at. This release contains numerous performance improvements, updates to web standards support, as well as alterations made to...

Size does matter – InFocus launches a 70 inch Windows 8 PC to prove it

Size does matter – InFocus launches a 70 inch Windows 8 PC to prove it

Michael Archambault 58

  How are you enjoying your adorable little 10 inch Windows 8 tablet? Or maybe you decided to pick up an even smaller 8 inch device. Well, the folks at InFocus, have their eyes on a bigger playing field with their latest 70 inch "BigTouch" touchscreen PC running Windows 8. The company’s ginormous multi-touch PC supports up to five fingers at once and sports a resolution of 1920x1080....

Review: ThinkPad Tablet 2 - this is the Atom powered device you have been looking for

Review: ThinkPad Tablet 2 - this is the Atom powered device you have been looking for

Michael Archambault 47

As soon as you pick up Lenovo’s ThinkPad Tablet 2, you know it is going to be something special.  It's minimal styling and thin design present a tight and durable tablet computer that really shines.  The ThinkPad Tablet 2 ranks among the best we've seen but it is one of the more pricey options to consider. Grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and read on to learn exactly how good a tablet...

Asus announces the T100: Windows 8.1 device with 11 hours of battery life just for $349

Asus announces the T100: Windows 8.1 device with 11 hours of battery life just for $349

Sam Sabri 161

In late 2007 Asus kicked off a new segment of personal computers called netbooks with their Eee PC line. The devices initially ran Linux, but later brought Windows into the mix. They were, for a time, wildly successful. They fit the computing needs of 90% of the population. You could easily browse the web, check email, compose Word documents, and more for a relatively inexpensive...

Microsoft backs down: Developers can now download Windows 8.1 RTM and Visual Studio 2013 RC

Microsoft backs down: Developers can now download Windows 8.1 RTM and Visual Studio 2013 RC

Sam Sabri 99

If we we’re clinical psychologists (we’re not) we might suggest that Microsoft is suffering from dissociative identity disorder, something also known as multiple personality disorder. The company has been doing 180s on products and announcements more frequently than anyone one company should. Take for example some of the backtracking Microsoft did with the Xbox One and features...