A couple more Windows 9 “Threshold” screenshots have emerged online. While the about Windows section in the second images still says it is Windows 8.1 Pro, it is said that this is expected to persist until Microsoft actually decides what to call the Windows Threshold project. The first image shows that Metro Apps will be able to run on the Windows desktop in a traditional window.
Quakecon 2014 was held over this past weekend and is one of the largest PC-centric conventions / LAN parties in the US. I’m not sure why Bethesda thought it would be a good idea to talk about Xbox Live in a room for a PC gamers, but as one might expect they got booed.
Well here is another win for Bitcoin, Dell.com will now allow you to purchase products from their website using the crypto-currency. When you are ready to make your purchase all you have to do is select Bitcoin as the payment method.
I’m sure many of you are familiar with EA’s Origin client. Well it turns out that the client is actively spying on you by file snooping. This whole investigation started on Reddit and it seems to be all but true for the most part, but the big issue is, is what EA is doing is legal?
It seems we have been hearing more and more about Windows 9 lately. Microsoft is working on this build of Windows and the biggest news is that they could be ditching the metro interface, but it seems the Windows 8 element will be incorporated into the start menu.
In a bid to stem piracy, Microsoft is expected to introduce a new activation system with its next major release of Windows. BetaNews, citing a Russian source who has a good track record with Microsoft, says that Microsoft will do away with software keys.
Extreme overclockers, Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido and Illya “Tin” Tsemenko have once again teamed up with the latest EVGA hardware to set new benchmark and frequency world records. Armed with an EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card, an EVGA X79 Dark motherboard, and the latest and greatest EVGA Power Supplies, Vince was able to push the GPU clockspeed up to a staggering 2025MHz, a new world record.
Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 9 operating system (codenamed Threshold) is said to be made available in public preview form this fall. Windows 9 will replace Microsoft’s current Windows 8 operating system.
It looks like Microsoft will finally be listening to its users and plans to make Windows 9 (codename Threshold) more desktop friendly. Microsoft is going to step away from trying to force touch on users and will design features specifically for the mouse and keyboard.
Jul 08, 2014 0