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VivoBook portable series from ASUS

Launched at the Computex and IFA trade shows last year, the new VivoBook S200 and S400 ultrabook series ensures ASUS a hefty slice of Windows 8 pie. The new models come with 11.6″ and 14″ touch screens, ASUS SonicMaster sound and the Instant-On function that allows the notebooks to resume work in just 2 seconds. In addition, ASUS provides each VivoBook user with 32GB storage space in WebStorage, free of charge, for 3 years. With this new series, ASUS brings … Read more

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Test Drive Office 2013

As you probably know, Microsoft released Office 2013 Consumer Preview and we decided to do a “test drive” for this new version of Office. It seems that Microsoft has changed the strategy a bit with the new Office suite and now poses a serious competition for Google Apps and Apple iCloud, due to integration in the cloud with SkyDrive. For installation, you need a Windows Live account, so you can join the Office 365 service and install the suite. This … Read more

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview: First Impressions

After the official launch of Windows 8 Customer Preview a few days ago, we come with the first impressions about the next version of Windows. Unfortunately we didn’t had a multi-touch capable device, but we thanked ourselves with testing it in a virtual machine. To our surprise, the installation was quite quick. We managed to install Windows 8 in about 15 minutes. Considering that the virtual machine that we used had only 2GB of RAM. The installation process is relatively … Read more

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