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Download Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview

Microsoft has released the Developer Preview of the Internet Explorer 11 and is available for download in 14 languages including English. Developers as well as users can download the Developer Preview of the Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 in order to try out the new browser and also to test their websites or web-apps for any…

 Downloads   Microsoft  

By Debjit

3 Easy Ways to Get to Grips with Windows 8

Windows 8 Start Screen

So, it’s here, Windows 8, what the company is calling “a new era of PCs” and what is undoubtedly the biggest shakeup to hit your desktop or laptop PC in the past decade. In many ways, Windows 8 represents a bold break from predecessors such as Windows 7 and Windows Vista, most clearly seen in…

 Lists   Microsoft  

By Debjit

3 Things You Should Know Before Switching to Windows 8

Windows 8 Metro UI Laptops

After the epic fail we know as Vista, Microsoft needed to send its sweethearts some candy and flowers. Windows 7 helped, but customers remained leery about how the aging giant can compete in the new age of mobile technology. Enter Windows 8, an experience unlike any other on a desktop computer. What’s So Different About…

 Lists   Microsoft  

By Debjit

One Thing That Needs To Be Fixed On Mail Immediately

Send button in is NOT a button, but a Link

So, I finally got my prized [email protected] email address. I am kind of really liking the refreshing new look of Hotmail, err So far so good, after signing in I went ahead to compose a test mail. After I was done, I got stuck and was unable to find the Send button! After looking…

 Microsoft   Opinion  

By Debjit
Advertisement No Longer Appears In Bing Search After IE 7 Tax

Recently Australian online shopping portal started imposing an extra 6.8% tax on users who are using Internet Explorer 7 or below to make their purchases. Termed the “Internet Explorer Tax”, hoped that this will force users to upgrade from the outdated browser and was applauded by many. Today there is a new twist…

 Microsoft   News  

By Ricky

Fedora 18 To Be Signed By Microsoft For UEFI Compatibility

Mathew Garret of Red Hat, announced that Fedora 18 will be signed by Microsoft to ensure compatibility with systems with UEFI Secure Boot. As we had earlier reported, one of the requirements for Windows 8 certification is the UEFI Secure Boot. UEFI Secure Boot is a good idea from a security point of view as it prevents…

 Linux   Microsoft   News  

By Ricky

Windows 8 to be launched in October, tablets powered by OS to follow

Windows 8 Logo

If reports are to be believed, Microsoft is almost done working on Windows 8 which is currently running in Consumer Preview and is set to launch it sometime in October this year. Along with the launch of the touch-centric OS, Microsoft is also looking to launch tablets and PCs powered by Windows 8, and this…

 Microsoft   News  

By Debjit

Microsoft’s Office 15 to have “touch-mode” to enlarge ribbon, provide easy typing

Microsoft Office 15

The forthcoming Office 15 suite from Microsoft will, according to a select few who have access to the Technical Preview of Office 15, have “touch-mode” to help enlarge the ribbon interface along with other UI elements which are there in apps. The feature has been introduced by Microsoft is a number of applications through a…

 Microsoft   News  

By Debjit

Microsoft says Google bypassed privacy settings in Explorer too, fails to mention similar violations by Facebook or Bing

Internet Explorer 10

Last week, Microsoft announced that Google had been circumventing privacy settings on Apple Safari, violating user privacy by placing cookies that track users on the web. This week, Microsoft has gone further and attacked Google again for having done the same with Internet Explorer’s privacy settings as well. The company released a blog post this…

 Google   Microsoft   News  

By Debjit

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