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Rumor: Start Menu to reappear in future 'Threshold' Windows update

12/09, 3:59pm

Metro apps could be used in floating desktop windows in next version

The next major Windows update could include the return of the Start Menu, according to new reports. "Threshold," the apparent codename for the Windows 8.1 follow-up, may include the smaller Start Button user interface last seen in Windows 7, as well as the ability to run Metro-style apps from within the desktop itself.

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TomTom fixes leap-year GPS bug over the air

04/04, 4:15pm

TomTom issues leap-year GPS bug fix

Portable navigator device maker TomTom has issued an over-the-air software fix for its so-called leap-year GPS issue. The Go Live and many other units were affected, and haven't been able to find their location since March 31. Users were met with a grey screen or poor signal message instead.

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