This week on tech, Google announces Android Wear a new flavor of its operating system specifically designed for smartwatches. New rumors indicates that Microsoft is working to introduce a new virtual reality device for Xbox, but the company has yet to comment on the new tech.
Microsoft OneNote is now everywhere and it’s free for all. This week the software giant announced that Mac users will not get the software for free, but Windows 8.1 users can now download the desktop version free of charge.
As we all know by now Microsoft is about to pull the plug on Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. So if you’re looking for a reason to get a new PC, this is it!… The Microsoft Store is now offering $100 discount to Windows XP users to leave the 13 years old operating system.
Finally, if you’re not getting a new PC, but you’ll be upgrading Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, make sure to check out my 7 tips upgrading the more than a decade old operating system. All this and more…
Welcome to 10Alert: IT Digest edition. Each weekend I will bring you a compilation of articles of the week, including how-to guides, features, tech news, and more. This is simply a list with a brief description of pieces you might have missed or you might just want to read again.
- Microsoft Store offers $100 off on new PCs for those ditching Windows XP
- 7 Tips to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 8 or Windows 7
- Android Wear, the Google operating system for smartwatches announced
- Desktop Fun: Botanical Garden theme for Windows
- Microsoft rumored to be building virtual reality tech for Xbox
- Xbox One April update unveiled and confirmed 26 new markets for the console
- OneNote is officially free for all, Mac included, download it now
- Office Lens app for Windows Phone released: scan objects to OneNote