Posts Tagged ‘Windows 7’

Facebook is testing a new Messenger desktop client for Windows 7, according to reports.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 15:40 No Comments

The new desktop software will offer Windows 7 Facebook users access to Chat, the ticker feed and notifications. The standalone application is targeted towards users of Facebook’s chat service. Facebook’s most popular application on its platform is the Windows Live Messenger client which has 18.2 million daily active users. The new Messenger application was developed entirely by Facebook according to TechCrunch. The application only works on Windows 7 and Microsoft has reportedly not been involved in the development process. Facebook and Microsoft have both been working together closely over a number of features on the popular social networking site. Facebook announced a video calling

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Development of First Nokia Windows 7 phone begins, instead of Nokia’s long-running Symbian platform

Sunday, March 20, 2011 11:00 No Comments

The first Nokia phone to run Windows Phone 7 instead of Nokia’s long-running Symbian platform is reportedly already in development. Reuters reports that Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop confirmed the project is underway. It’s a quick turnaround considering the mobile giant just announced its new Microsoft partnership about one month ago. It is a hugely symbolic move for Nokia, which has been making mobile phones for decades, and from day one has only loaded its phones with its own proprietary operating systems. Its Symbian OS was so popular that at one point, it licensed the software other mobile phone manufacturers. And then there was the iPhone and Android, which have tur

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Windows 7 tablet – ExoPC now up for pre-order at Microsoft Store, shipping next week

Monday, December 20, 2010 12:09 No Comments

ExoPC and the Microsoft Store are currently offering an 11.6-inch Windows 7 tablet at a rather hefty $700 price point. The slate boasts 64GB of flash storage, an Intel Atom N450 processor, 2GB of RAM, Windows 7 Home Premium, ExoPC skin, and a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera. According to Brad Linder of Lilliputing, the ExoPC tablet has “excellent” build quality, an uber-responsive screen, and “reasonably well” thought-out UI. As expected, the Windows slate offers less than a stellar battery life, clocking in at a paltry 3.5 hours or less of run time. However, two major forthcoming software updates could refine the unit’s power sipping habits, while addre

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ViewSonic unveils ViewPad 7 and 10 with dual booting Windows 7 / Android Operating system

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 12:16 No Comments

ViewSonic unveils two new Android-based tablet devices, the 7-inch ViewPad 7 and the 10-inch ViewPad 10. The former is a Android 2.2 device while the latter is not just a Android tablet, but a dual-booting Windows 7/Android tablet PC ViewSonic’s ViewPad 7 runs the latest Android 2.2 OS. It has a 7-inch 800×480 capacitive touchscreen LCD display, a 3 Megapixel main camera and a 0.3 Megapixel front camera, Bluetooth and WiFi. With built-in 3.5G connectivity and the front-facing camera, users are able to do video calling. The 7-inch ViewPad has 512MB memory and supports microSD/SDHC up to 32GB. It’s battery oofers up to 10 hours of use. The ViewPad 10 is a dual-boot tablet PC wit

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HP Official Announces Its Windows 7-Powered HP Slate 500

Saturday, October 23, 2010 0:10 No Comments

The HP Slate 500 is a Windows-7-based tablet PC with a 8.9-inch, 1024×600 resolution screen, a 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z540 processor, a Crystal HD accelerator that should ensure smooth playback for HD (1080p) videos, two gigabytes of RAM (recent rumors predicted 1 GB), and a 64GB SSD. The new HP Slate 500 Tablet PC is designed specifically for business, enterprise and vertical customers looking for the mobility of a tablet, the familiarity of Microsoft Windows 7 and the ability to run custom or corporate applications. With a starting weight of only 1.5 lb (0.68 kg), the HP Slate 500 Tablet PC sets a new standard for mobile productivity with a an ultra-thin, sleek form-factor that

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