It’s been a great year for the tech world, there has been many announcements, releases, and rumors which, like always, some turned out to be true, while others did not. Also we’ve learned a lot of new tech tips and how to fix many things on Windows along the way to make the most out of your devices.
In twenty-fourteen, we’ve seen the release of Windows 8.1 Update 1 that fixed tons of the shortcomings in Windows 8, the debut of Windows Phone 8.1, which ended up being a significant update with Cortana, the death of Nokia Lumia brand and the births of Microsoft Lumia brand, the launch of Surface Pro 3 (the tablet that can replace your laptop), Microsoft officially announces Windows 10 with tons of features such as Cortana, floating desktop apps on the desktops, improved File Explorer, Task View among other features, and much more.
So, as I wrap up 2014, in this article we are going to look back and revisit the top fifteen tech stories across Pureinfotech as we prepare for an amazing 2015. The following list includes releases, important announcements, rumors that made headlines, and hands-on tips we’ve learned during the year.
- Windows 10 build 9901 leaks unveiling improved Cortana, Settings, Store and more
- Microsoft released huge Service Pack like update for Windows 8.1 (KB3000850)
- Windows 10 Technical Preview build 9879 ready for download
- How to create a Windows 8.1 installation media to recover your system
- Windows 10 build 9879 ISO files ready for download
- Windows 10 Preview (build 9841) screenshot gallery
- How to safely test drive Windows 10 Technical Preview
- How to fix Surface Pro 3 wireless adapter after Windows 8.1 August update
- Surface Pro 3: the ultimate tips and tricks guide
- How to fix ‘Pending’ status while updating or installing Windows 8.1 apps
- Surface Pro 3 review
- Discover all the new Windows Phone 8.1 features, including Cortana (video)
- Windows Phone 8.1 update ready for download, here is how to get it and warnings
- This is the Start menu for Windows 8.1 (video)
- Windows 8.1 Update: the complete list of changes and new features (update)
It’s hard to condense a whole year of headlines on fifteen posts as such many of the stories did not make it to the list — from Apple’s iPhone 6 release, to Xbox Live getting DDoS attack, to the cancel of The Interview, to the release of the Microsoft Band, to the launch of Google 5.0 “Lollipop”, and many more.