Post by Mary Fischer. Now that Thanksgiving is over -- it's time to decorate our homes and make them all festive to get ready for Christmas! Whether it be a charming wreath on your front door, simple candle lights in each window, orShow More Summary
While Project Spark is also coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One, for now, the game about creating games has a beta -- and it's only available for Windows 8.1 users. There's a sign-up page over here, in case you missed seeing it earlier this year. Show More Summary
In November, paid downloads of games on the Windows Store grew 34.12 percent, while free game downloads grew a more modest 13.41 percent. In the month, the Windows Store's assortment of games saw 1,311,209 paid downloads and 16,744,484 free downloads. Show More Summary
Windows XP is now more than 12 years old but according to data from Net Applications, it is still used on more than 31% of desktop and laptop computers around the world. Those tens of millions of PC users could be in for a very rude awakening next year once Microsoft cuts off support for the aged operating system. Show More Summary
The Health High School Vaud building in Vaud, Switzerland was turned into a low-res display with the window shutters as pixels.
Like winter frost or summer warmth, the January transfer window creeps along the football calendar at the same time each year as a clear indicator of where we stand as a sport in the grand scheme of things. Or even, like a World CupShow More Summary
Are you tired of the Modern interface? Windows 8.1 allows you to boot to the desktop. If only the restored Start Button would launch a proper Start Menu! Well, it sort of can. Step 1: Boot To Desktop This is the thing Microsoft got right in Windows 8.1: you can finally boot to the desktop natively. Show More Summary
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The Windows 8.x family of operating systems had a rough November, but among gamers the recently released Windows 8.1 is performing decently. In November, gamers using the Steam platform sent Windows 8.1's market share to 6.34 percent, up 4.49 percent in the month.
On Tuesday, Microsoft updated its Lync collaboration software for Windows 8.1, a relatively minor update that still makes one wonder why Lync and Microsoft's Skype aren't a single product. Upgrading to Lync for Windows 8.1 is easy enough: on your Windows 8.1-powered PC, Lync will upgrade itself over the next 24 hours. Show More Summary
This is a rumour that has done the rounds in recent transfer windows, and it's rearing its head once more. Flamboyant Chelsea star David Luiz is being linked with a move to Spanish champions Barcelona. The Brazilian, who can play inShow More Summary
Flipboard, an app that has been picking up steam in the past few years, has finally made its way over to Windows proper. Flipboard for Windows 8.1 brings ultimate aggregation to PCs everywhere in the form of personalized digital magazines. Show More Summary
Many have their reservations about the January transfer window. Sir Alex Ferguson was never a fan, stating that the turn of the year was not an ideal time for Manchester United to make acquisitions, usually because of the inflation associated...Show More Summary
Not a lot of entries for this week’s difficult view. One reader: Not much to go on except rooftop architecture and the river. Based on my limited knowledge of both, I guess Riga, Latvia. Another: Halifax, Novia Scotia – unmistakeable. Unless I’m mistaken. Another is more confident: That clearly looks like Glasgow. After last week’s contest highlighted the […]
Google today announced an update to Chrome 32 beta for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android that adds a slick new feature: Chrome DevTools for Mobile. In short, the new addition... Keep reading ?
Let's face it - when it comes to mobile there's only two major players. Apple's iOS and Google's Android together dominate the phone market - and anyone who wants to pretend that Windows phone or even old man Blackberry stand...
Icelandic police have shot dead a man who was firing a shotgun in his apartment. It is the first time someone has been killed in an armed police operation in Iceland, officials say. Tear gas canisters were fired through the windows in an attempt to subdue the 59-year-old, who lived in the east of the [...]
Microsoft updated its Lync enterprise-focused messaging and video conferencing app for Windows 8.1 today, introducing a few new tweaks and features that should improve the overall user experience. Users can... Keep reading ?
Microsoft is launching a beta version of Project Spark on Tuesday, its game-maker project for Windows 8.1, Xbox 360, and the new Xbox One console. Project Spark is essentially a tool to allow developers, enthusiasts, and gamers to build a game within a game. Players can build custom worlds, characters, and animations from an Xbox... Read More
With the January transfer window fast approaching, a number of Ligue 1-based transfer rumours have started to circulate. Moneymen Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco will no doubt be busy on the market in the new year, but a number ofShow More Summary