Google Is Sneaking Chrome OS Into Windows 8's "Metro" Mode

It was one thing when Google's Chrome apps managed to break out of the browser and become real offline apps, but clearly that is not Google's real long term play. The most recent update to the developer version of Google Chrome basically runs Chrome OS inside of Windows 8. Read More >>

Microsoft's Windows 8 Pro Slashed to £44.99 Online

Microsoft's web shop has lopped a chunk off the asking price of a Windows 8 Pro upgrade, yoyo-ing it back down to £44.99 -- cheaper than the £99 price of standard Win8. Either someone's stuck a wrong number in a database or there's a new push to get us upgrading going on. If you can bring yourself to click on such a grammatically poor piece of text as "Shop this edition" it could be yours right now via download or legacy disc-in-the-post method. [MS Store via PC Pro] Read More >>

"128GB" Microsoft Surface Pro Only Offers 83GB of Usable Space

The standard Windows 8 Surface tablets came in for some stick, thanks to the Windows files eating up 13GB of hard drive space. That's nothing compared to Windows 8 Pro, which requires an astonishing 45GB of the Surface Pro's disk space for its files. Read More >>

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Rumour: The Surface Pro Will Arrive On January 29th

Those waiting to see if the Surface Pro is any better than the Surface RT won't have long to wait. According to 'sources close to Redmond', it should show its head on January 29th and be on sale before February. Shame the Touch Cover will still be an extra 100 smackers. [Softpedia via Neowin] Read More >>


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