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Windows 10 Technical Preview Now Available

Technology enthusiasts who cannot wait to try out the new Windows 10 features are in luck. Microsoft has released the Technical Preview for Windows 10, and it is now available for download from the official website. Users will have to sign up for the Windows Insider program before being allowed to download the preview, but […]

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Windows Insider Program Begins This Weeks: Allows Users To Test Drive Windows 10

After being rumored for quite some time, Microsoft has finally announced the next iteration of its hugely popular Windows operating system. Called Windows 10,  it is designed to run on various types of devices; from Internet of Things all the way to servers. The new operating system has been scheduled for release in 2015 but that […]

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Operating System

Microsoft has announced the next iteration of its flagship operating system. The company has decided to skip a number and jump straight to 10. Windows 10 will apparently run across everything Microsoft has its hands in, covering mobile devices and PCs; and everything in between.

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Windows 8 Users Will Receive A Free Upgrade to Windows 9

Later this month, Microsoft is expected to reveal the next iteration of the Windows operating system codenamed Threshold which also known as Windows 9 and Windows TH. So far, quite a number of its features have been leaked in the open including the new Start Menu, Notifications Centre and many more. Not this one though: it turns out […]

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Microsoft to Hold Windows Event on September 30 – Windows 9 Ready to be Unveiled?

Looks like Microsoft is ready to unveil the next iteration of its Windows operating system. Tentatively known as Windows 9, Microsoft is set to unveil even more exciting additions to the world’s most popular desktop operating system, including Cortana integration and new UI changes that includes the return of the Start menu.

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Leaked: This Is How Desktop Looks Like In The Upcoming Windows 9

It is not a secret that Microsoft is planning to unveil Windows 9 a.k.a Threshold to the world really soon. As we get closer to the rumoured date for the press event, two tech sites in Germany have published a set of screenshots from an early build of Windows 9 Technical Preview which provided an early […]

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Microsoft Dropping Nokia And Windows Phone Brands

Geek On Gadgets has revealed the contents of a confidential internal document from Microsoft concerning the future of Nokia and Windows Phone. It would appear that the Microsoft Mobile division is slowly moving away from the two brands, with the Lumia 830 and 730 being the last two smartphones to carry the Nokia name.

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Windows 9 Accidentally Teased By Microsoft China

Two weeks ago, it was revealed that the next version of Windows which is codenamed “Threshold” or more fondly known as Windows 9 might make its first official public appearance at the end of this month. While Microsoft has yet to make any official statement regarding that matter, it turns out that the company might […]

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Windows 9 Might Be Unveiled On 30 September: Followed By The Release of Tech Preview

Released in 2012, Windows 8 is barely two years old but it is widely known that Microsoft is already working on the next iteration of the operating system. Codenamed “Threshold” and referred by many as Windows 9, the new operating system is expected to be released to consumers sometime in 2015 according to early information […]

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Latest Windows Update Causes Blue Screen Of Death; Users Advised To Uninstall It

Microsoft has issued a recommendation to uninstall the most recent patch to the Windows operating system. This comes as reports that patch MS14-045 is causing the blue screen of death on computers. It was originally intended to fix three issues which includes a problem with the Windows kernel, but has apparently broken something else along […]

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Next Version Of Windows Expected To Drop Charms; Introduce Virtual Desktops

Rumours are beginning to circulate that Microsoft is preparing to drop the Charms bar for the next version of Windows. Widely assumed to be called Windows 9 (codenamed Threshold), the next iteration of the world’s most widespread operating system appears to be removing even more of the features that ended up underutilised in Windows 8. […]

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Emergency Windows Update Issued To Revoke Counterfeit Encryption Certificates

  Microsoft has issued a emergency update for its Windows operating system to protect systems against the recent counterfeit encryption certificates that came out of the National Infomatics Centre (NIC) of India. These certificates were spotted earlier in the week and appear to spoof credentials from Google and Yahoo. This update revokes access for the […]

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[Computex 2014] Intel Shows Off RealSense 3D Camera; Launches US$1 Million Contest

While Intel did not reveal any information about wearable technology, the company did show off the Intel RealSense camera. Available for both notebooks and tablets, the camera uses 3D technology to sense depth and track the user.

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[Computex 2014] Asus Transformer Book V Is A Hybrid Windows Laptop With Android Smartphone

Continuing ASUS’ need to create truly odd hybrid devices, the announcement of the Transformer Book V should be no surprise to anyone. It features a 5-inch Android smartphone that docks with a 12.5-inch convertible notebook that runs on Windows. Unlike the previous versions of the Padfone, the two devices will continue to operate even while separated.

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Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing, To Help OEM Build Lower Cost Devices

Just moments ago, Microsoft has revealed a brand new variation of Windows 8 that the company called Windows 8.1 with Bing. It is essentially the same Windows 8.1 that we all know of but this particular variant is specifically made for OEMs to preload on their devices. Given the name, Bing will obviously become the […]

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China Bans Windows 8 From Being Used On Government’s PC…Because of Windows XP?

Said to be due to security concerns after the end-of-support of Windows XP, China has announced that it will ban Windows 8 from being used on new government computers. This ban is said to cover desktops, laptops, and tablet PCs that are to be obtained by its central procurement agency.

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Microsoft Announces Age Of Empires For Mobile

Microsoft has officially announced the existence of Age of Empires: World Domination for mobile devices. There are few details about the game, and it is unknown how the classic real-time strategy gameplay will be adapted for a touch interface, although the preview video promises a new battle system.

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Microsoft, TM, and Intel Launch Trade-in Program To Assist SMEs Move From Windows XP and Office 2003

As some of you might aware, Microsoft is no longer providing support for Windows XP and Office 2003 starting from yesterday onwards. This means that both software will no longer receive updates or fixes from Microsoft and that might spell trouble to companies especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs) out there that have yet to […]

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PSA: Windows 8.1 Update Is Now Available For Download

8 April seemed to be an eventful day for the folks at Microsoft. Not only that the company has ended the support for Windows XP and Office 2003, it has also rolled out the new update for Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 that offers better experience for mouse and keyboard users. The new patch […]

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PSA: Support For Windows XP Ends Today, Time To Say Farewell

Launched in October 2001, Microsoft Windows XP has finally reached the end of its life. By that, we don’t mean  your Windows XP-based PC will blow up today or your Windows XP will cease to function. What we actually mean by end of life is that Microsoft is stopping the support that it has provided […]

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