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Windows 8 could be shown at CES next month
— 10:06 AM on December 15, 2010

We might just get a sneak preview of Microsoft's next operating system at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. So suggests the New York Times,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft posts record-breaking revenue
— 6:00 AM on October 29, 2010

Yes, believe it or not, Microsoft is still raking in truckloads of cash. In other news, the sky is still blue, and grass still grows...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

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Windows 7 SP1 release candidate goes up
— 6:00 AM on October 27, 2010

The first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is almost here. Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc updated the Windows Blog yesterday to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8 could be ready in two years
— 6:00 AM on October 25, 2010

Microsoft wasn't kidding about its plans to speed up the Windows release cycle. Windows 7 hit stores about two years and eight months after Vista,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft to kick Steam rivalry up a notch
— 5:23 PM on October 22, 2010

Some of us were a little surprised to see Microsoft open a digital distribution service for games last December, and today, the Games on...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Windows

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Microsoft: 240M Windows 7 licenses sold since launch
— 12:34 PM on October 21, 2010

Tomorrow, Windows 7 will celebrate its first birthday. Microsoft kicked off the party a little early this morning, posting an announcement filled with hype...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 Family Pack returns to the world of the living
— 3:54 PM on October 4, 2010

Less than a year after quietly giving the Windows 7 Family Pack some concrete shoes and tossing it in the river, Microsoft has dragged...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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With McAfee purchase, Intel could become #1 bloatware vendor
— 12:46 PM on August 19, 2010

The news of Intel's $7.68 billion acquisition of McAfee was a bit of a surprise to many of us, and the vague justifications both...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 x64 was the most popular OS on Steam last month
— 3:40 PM on August 2, 2010

Recent numbers from Microsoft suggest almost half of all Windows 7 users run the 64-bit version. When it comes to gamers, though, the x64...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Three quarters of business PCs still run Windows XP
— 9:35 AM on July 14, 2010

A few days ago, Microsoft boldly quoted Gartner data saying three fourths of business PCs may run a 64-bit version of Windows 7 by...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Ballmer: Windows 7 slates are coming
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2010

Get ready for a slew of slates with Windows 7 on 'em. That's the gist of what Steve Ballmer announced at the Worldwide Partner...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

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Microsoft: Almost half of Win7 users run the 64-bit version
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2010

Could new 64-bit PCs soon become the norm rather than the exception? If the latest data from Microsoft is any indication, we're well on our...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Windows 8 to have app store
— 5:00 PM on June 28, 2010

Apparently, seeking out new software using the Google will soon become a bygone fad, like cargo pants and clean beaches in the Gulf. Neowin reports...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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150 million Windows 7 licenses sold to date
— 6:00 AM on June 24, 2010

Within weeks of Windows 7's launch, it became clear that the new OS was already quite a bit more popular than Vista. That popularity...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 SP1 public beta to hit before August
— 1:42 PM on June 8, 2010

Microsoft revealed a rough launch schedule for the first public beta of its initial Windows 7 service pack earlier today. According to Microsoft General Manager...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Corrinne Yu talks shop
— 4:51 PM on May 17, 2010

If you're a PC gamer who's never heard of Corrinne Yu, you're missing out on one of the more intriguing folks in 3D gaming. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles Windows

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Net Applications: Windows 7 breaks 10% usage share
— 4:27 PM on April 1, 2010

Five months after its retail release, Windows 7 is slowly but surely winning hearts and minds—or at least, grabbing additional market share. According to Net...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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XP Mode drops hardware virtualization requirement
— 11:07 AM on March 22, 2010

Thanks to a new update for Windows 7, just about anyone should now be able to run old software through Windows XP Mode—provided they have...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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