Microsoft Releasing Surface Pro Tablet on Feb. 9

Microsoft’s Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet will hit stores on February 9th in Canada and the US. Expect to pay $899 for the tablet alone with 64 GB of storage, or $999 for the 128 GB version. The Surface Pro comes with its own stylus or ‘Surface pen’ and is more power-packed the Surface RT, [...]

Microsoft Opens Windows 8 for Testing

The world’s largest software maker, Microsoft released a beta version of Windows 8 on Feb. 29th. The test version of Windows 8 was unveiled at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona to drum up some excitement especially in the wake of Apple’s upcoming March 7th media event in San Francisco to launch iPad 3. Steven [...]

Windows SP1 will only contain minor updates

In a Windows blog posting yesterday, Microsoft announce that Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) will include only minor updates, many of which will be previous updates already delivered through Windows Update.

Denon receivers now Windows 7 Compatible

Denon Electronics said Monday four of its higher end A/V receivers and its two networked iPod docks are now compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 after passing various Microsoft compatibility tests.

Microsoft Windows 7 now on sale in Canada

After numerous beta and release candidates and tons of hype, Windows 7 from Microsoft is now available on new computers and as a software upgrade for some older PCs.

In Canada, a full version of Windows 7 Home Premium will sell for $230 while the upgrade version will sell for $130. The Professional and Ultimate versions will sell for $330 and $350 respectively. Upgrade versions will sell for $250 and $280 respectively.

WinZip 14 supports new Windows 7 features

WinZip Computing today announced the availability of WinZip 14.0, the latest version of the company’s compression software.

New capabilities of the venerable file compression software include support for Windows 7 enhancements, improved security and a new backup edition.