Earlier we experienced PC’s running Windows 8 were having trouble handling RTC (real clock time), bechmarking website HWBOT banned the entire submissions from Windows 8 OS. Later we got to know that PC’s having Intel processors were the worst affected, while the AMD ones were less affected. The bug was intelligently fixed by an overclocker Christian Ney from Ocaholic who determined the actual root cause to it.
A leaked press shot has brought forward the rumor that ASUS will be expanding VivoBook series with 10.1 inch VivoBook X102BA laptop. The information has come forward from a SweClockers who also managed to get their hands on the specs of this device. If rumors turn out to be real, then the notebook shall release in September.
Are you overclocking using Windows 8? Well we have some bad news for you, HWBOT will no longer be accepting Windows 8 benchmark results and they have invalidated all benchmark records that were recorded using Windows 8.
Unfortunately Windows RT (Microsoft’s new operating system developed specially for tablets with ARM chips) is not getting much success. Sales have not been up to mark and pretty disappointing so far. A number of large companies have completely decided to abandon the sales and either move to full version of Windows 8 or Android.
Rumors are in the air that Nokia shall be soon announcing a Windows 8 tablet followed by Nokia Lumia Phablet in September and November respectively. It is believed that if the anonymous email tip sent to Nokiapoweruser turns out to be true, we will definitely get to see these new gadgets soon.
I would have to say one of the products I was most impressed by this January at CES was Lenovo’s 27-inch Tablet / All-in-One PC. Wait, why I am I calling it a tablet? Well because it is, unlike most larger all-in-one’s it actually has a battery so it does not need to be connected to power at all times. Being that it is a tablet the stand allows it to easily be put down flat for a full tablet-top tablet experience. Don’t worry though the Horizon is still made for getting work done too. It is packed with an Intel Core i7-3537U, NVIDIA GeForce GT620M, 8 GB of DDR3 memory, 1TB hard drive, 720p webcam, 802.11 b/g/n wireless and Bluetooth 4.0. Of course the unit is also one large 27-inch 1080p display! This is a product that can act as a simple work machine, family computer or even a touch-gaming device. Let’s check it out!
During the latest BUILD event Microsoft announced that anyone will be able to download the public preview for Windows 8.1 right away. It looks like Microsoft has made the preview for Windows 8.1 available to the public so here is how you can download it and get it running on your machine.
We are always looking forward to see what this giant company has to give us next. This time Samsung unveiled three new Windows 8 PCs under the brand of ATIV which include ATIV Book 9 Plus, ATIV Book 9 Lite and ATIV One 5 Style. These were launched at an event held in London.
Lenovo will not be limited to quirky form factors, rather company is going to burst the market with its latest innovation, the Lenovo Miix – 10 inch Widows 8 Tablet that does have a “quick flip” removable folio case which doubles like an Accu-Type keyboard.
Good news for Samsung Tablet users. Recently at the Samsung Premiere 2103 in London the giant Korean company unveiled its convertible, dual boot tablet capable of running both Windows 8 and Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean called the ATIV Q. Samsung had already planned to launch a notebook display in the market which resolution was expected to be better than the Apple Retina services. Well for the curious, ATIV Q is exactly using the same display, boasting a 3200×1800 qHD+ screen resolution.
Jan 30, 2015 0