This week on tech: new report reveals Microsoft’s plans to release Windows 9 in 2015 as part of the Threshold wave of updates. It’s still very early to know what features are coming, but the company is expected to talk about the next version of Windows at the BUILD developer conference in April.
This was the week for technology, the Consumers Electronic Show better known as CES happened this week in Las Vegas and PC makers had the chance to show what’s coming in 2014. First it seems that Dual OS is a reality now as Intel and AMD unveiled plans to support Windows and Android running in the same computer. Also we have the chance to see many new Windows 8.1 PC that are coming later this year such as: the beautiful LG Ultra PC, Panasonic’s Touchpad 7-inch rugged Windows 8.1 Pro tablet, ASUS VivoTab 8 tablet, Razer project “Christine”, a modular PC concept that anyone can upgrade; Lenovo’s 2014 line up of Ultrabook, laptops, and tablets. Plus Intel’s Edison, a new Pentium dual-core miniature PC that fits inside of an SD card, and a lot more. So, don’t forget to check my coverage of CES 2014. Thanks!
Finally, Windows Phone users received a really good news this week as Nokia released the awaited Lumia Black update, a new update for the Lumia line of phones that brings new features such as App Folder, Refocus, and various other improvements. The update also delivers Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 Update 3 (GDR3), which also adds new improvements and stability to the mobile 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 to release Windows 9 in April 2015
- CES 2014 coverage: All you need to know
- How to stop strangers from emailing you via Google+
- Nokia rolls out Lumia Black update: here is what’s new
- First Windows 8.1 Update 1 screenshots leaked, but no UI changes yet
- Microsoft KB2921482 fixes Surface 2 BitLocker recovery key issue