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Microsoft Rolls Out Project Spark Beta

Microsoft announced that it has launched its Project Spark global beta on Windows 8.1.

Tablet Market Continues to Grow

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced it forecasts that worldwide tablet shipments will reach 221.3 million units in 2013, with Android an iOS devices dominating the market.

PC Shipments Drop Like a Rock

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced it forecasts that worldwide PC shipments will drop by 10% in 2013.

Xbox Video Hits the Web

Microsoft announced that it has launched its Xbox Video store on the Web.

Linux to Lead Automotive Infotainment OS Market

IHS announced it forecasts that Linux will pass the competition and race to lead the automotive infotainment operating system (OS) market in 2020.

Microsoft Brings Xbox Music to iOS and Android

Microsoft announced its plans to bring the Xbox Music service to iOS and Android devices, as well as free streaming on Xbox Music via the Web.

CyberLink Launches Media Suite 11

CyberLink announced its new Media Suite 11 multimedia software bundle, which is available in Ultimate ($149.95), Ultra ($129.95) and Deluxe ($99.95) editions.

Microsoft Launches Halo: Spartan Assault

343 Industries (Microsoft Studios) announced it plans to expand the Halo universe to Windows 8 PCs, tablets and Windows Phone 8 devices in July with its new Halo: Spartan Assault video game.

CyberLink Unveils PowerProducer 6

CyberLink Corp. announced its new PowerProducer 6 series of DVD and Blu-ray Disc (BD) authoring software, which is available in Ultra ($79.99) and Deluxe ($49.99) versions.

Corel Rolls Out Roxio MediaBook for Windows 8

Corel Corporation announced its new Roxio MediaBook app for Windows 8, which allows photos and videos to be combined with audio and text to create dynamic and interactive ebooks.

Kingston Ships Windows To Go USB Flash Drive

Kingston Digital announced that it is shipping its new DataTraveler Workspace USB flash drive, which is certified for Windows To Go.

Primera Technology Ready for Windows 8

Primera Technology announced that all of its currently shipping products are compatible with Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system.

WD Portable HDDs Windows To Go Certified

Western Digital announced its new My Passport Enterprise portable hard drives, which support Microsoft’s Windows To Go.

Microsoft Launches Xbox Music

Microsoft announced that it is rolling out its new Xbox Music streaming service for Xbox 360, Windows 8 and RT PCs and tablets, as well as mobile phones.

Hard Drive Shipments Rebound to Record Level

IHS announced it reckons that, a year after the Thailand flooding disaster, the global hard disk drive (HDD) industry has fully recovered and forecasts shipments to the computer market will hit a record level this year.