This week on tech, rumors about Microsoft launching its own smartwatch before the holidays start emerging and the latest information suggest the wearable will be wristband instead of a traditional watch.
New information also started surfacing this week about the next version of Microsoft’s operating system, which may or may not be called Windows 9. Among the new interesting details, Microsoft may be planning to release a Windows 9 preview by fall timeframe. Also we now have more information about how the new Start Menu is going to work in Windows 9.
Before it arrives in Windows, Microsoft has decided to bring Office to Android, however the company also wants users and software enthusiast to help them get this suite of applications ready. As such, you can now join the pre-release Office program to test Office for Android before it releases.
For those users running Surface with Windows RT, Microsoft is now pushing a new update to simplify the installation of Windows RT 8.1. 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 Patch Tuesday July 2014 fixes six vulnerabilities in Windows and IE
- Microsoft improves process to update ARM-based devices to Windows RT 8.1
- Join the Office for Android beta testing program
- Microsoft’s wearable is actually a fitness band, not a watch
- This is how the new Start Menu will work in Windows 9
- How to hide file names for pictures in Windows
- Windows 9 preview arriving this fall, final version expected to be free for Windows 7/8
- Microsoft’s smartwatch to arrive in October