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Microsoft Unveils the Future of Windows

Microsoft Lebanon unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10 featuring advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience, enhanced security and management capabilities. The company also introduced the Windows Insider Program (WIP), kicking off their largest ever open collaborative development effort to change the way …

Google Now Cards Available in Chrome, on Desktops

Google today announced Google Now is being pushed to Chrome for Windows and Mac “starting today and rolling out over the next few weeks.” This means Google Now notifications will finally be available to desktop and laptop Chrome users, in addition to Android and iOS users. All you need to do is sign in to Chrome with the same Google Account …

As Awesome As: Microsoft Lebanon’s DevCamp

Friday 29th of November was a special day for Lebanese developers as they witnessed the Microsoft Tech Day at AUB. In that day, professionals from Microsoft stood in front of a vast audience of developers, power users, and Tech geeks, to introduce them to the latest technology that Microsoft came up with. That involved Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8, …

The New Nokia Tablet: The Lumia 2520

I still recall when, a couple of years back, during the Nokia N9 launching event, I asked Nokia officials when will they be bringing a Nokia tablet to life. What I had in mind back then was more a MeeGo tablet than anything else. I personally considered MeeGo to be the perfect tablet OS, it being based on a swipe UI. But we’re here and now, and Nokia …

Nokia World 2013 Quick Preliminary Summary

So guys, Nokia World 2013 keynote is just over. And boy do we have good news to share! Stephen Elop took the stage to announce a few awesome news. Awesome news for Nokia, awesome news for Microsoft mobile business (obviously), and awesome news for Lumia lovers, photography lovers. Let’s cut the story short: Three news additions to the Asha lineup: …

DIY: PC Cleanup Time

Hello Tech-Tickers, this is Jean-Pierre, again, continuing “PC Maintenance and Security” series. This is my second article in the series, if you missed the first one I advise you to go back and read it before continuing, reminding you that all the programs used to accomplish what you will see in those articles are completely FREE. Also they are …

Windows Data Recovery 6 Software Review

We’ve all been there, that dark moment when you realize that a massive amount of your data on your PC is just… gone! It might be due to a hard drive crash, a mistakenly clicked “delete” button, or just bad karma (you have been hacked for example). The main thing is that all those family vacation photos and those documents that you spent nights and …

Is Microsoft Bringing Back the Start Button to Windows 8?

Microsoft is preparing to bring back the traditional Start button it left behind with the release of Windows 8. Through this move, Microsoft thought that it would revolutionize the way Windows users used to interact with their computers, thus generating a feeling of a new “revamped” platform, and enhancing the new design implemented with Windows 8. However, …

HP Envy x2 Review

We were offered the opportunity to test and review the HP Envy x2 hybrid, courtesy of our dear friends at Multimedia Megastores – M2. To my personal discontent, it does seem like the line between tablets and laptops is getting blurry very fast. Coming to think of it, a typical laptop computer is little more than a tablet with a keyboard for most users, …

Which Mobile OS Dominates the Arab Mobile Market?

We keep reading all over the Internet about the ongoing war on gaining additional market share between the dominant mobile operating systems (OS), with Android (at 64% share in Q1 2013) and iOS (18.8% as of 2012) leading the way, Windows Phone catching up(with 2.6%),  Blackberry with an unknown future (at 4.7%) and Symbian just fading away. You can …

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 Review

The plethora of Windows 8 laptops and computers is hitting. We had the chance to see and test some of them, but the one that caught the most of our attention is Lenovo’s IdeaPad Yoga. The Yoga is a convertible and can be used as a tablet. It is true that convertible laptops are not fully new to the Tech scene; but what is new is that the screen folds …

Tablets Holidays Poll: Which One Do You Prefer? [Poll]

So you have taken our Smartphones Holidays Poll and now you realized that Santa will be very generous with you this year and give you the choice of a tablet. 2012 has been a busy year when it comes to tablets releases; every major company jumped in to try and grab a good share of the market. You had a choice between different operating systems, screen …