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Microsoft exec says Win7 borrows from OS X, Microsoft disagrees
— 2:34 PM on November 12, 2009

Sometimes, you just can't help sticking your foot in your mouth. In an interview with British site PCR yesterday, Microsoft Partners Group Manager Simon Aldous...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Mac

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Windows 7 now has 4% of the PC market
— 6:00 AM on November 12, 2009

Last week, we told you that early Windows 7 retail sales had eclipsed early Vista sales by a staggering 234%. Do usage share numbers...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Early Windows 7 unit sales beat Vista's by 234%
— 6:00 AM on November 6, 2009

So far, the hype surrounding Windows 7 has been much more positive than what accompanied Windows Vista. Has all the upbeat chatter translated into higher...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft pulls out of Family Guy special
— 6:00 AM on October 27, 2009

You know that Microsoft-sponsored Family Guy special we wrote about a couple of weeks ago? Yeah, it's not happening. According to Variety, Microsoft

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Radeon HD 5000 cards inflate cursors
— 3:42 PM on October 23, 2009

Getting one of AMD's new Radeon HD 5000-series graphics cards? Then don't just expect your frame rates to increase. We've become aware of a puzzling,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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Poll: Are you upgrading to Windows 7?
— 4:50 PM on October 22, 2009

So, Windows 7 is finally out in stores. What does this mean for TR gerbils? Are our trusty readers rushing to upgrade, or are...

Poll Question: • When are you upgrading to Windows 7?

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 is out
— 12:54 PM on October 22, 2009

In case you missed all the commotion, mainstream coverage, and that strange launch party campaign, Windows 7 became publicly available this morning. You should...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 optimism could bring down hardware prices
— 6:00 AM on October 19, 2009

Could PC makers have stocked up on too much hardware because of the optimism surrounding Windows 7, in turn paving the way for a decline...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Memory Windows

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Toshiba preps touch-screen Win7 notebooks
— 3:48 PM on October 14, 2009

With Windows 7 just over a week away from release, Toshiba is sparing no opportunity to tease its future notebooks based on the operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Sponsored Family Guy special to pimp Windows 7
— 10:57 AM on October 14, 2009

Microsoft won't just rely on Windows 7's "it's not Vista" street cred and positive hype to sell its new operating system. According to Advertising Age,...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Operating systems Windows

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AMD, CyberLink team up on DirectCompute acceleration
— 4:22 PM on October 9, 2009

As much press as OpenCL has gotten, it's not the only player in town for vendor-agnostic GPU-computing applications. With Windows 7 now less than two...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software Windows

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Office 2010 Starter to supplant Microsoft Works
— 2:44 PM on October 9, 2009

Say goodbye to Microsoft Works and hello to ad-supported software and license-only retail cards. That's the gist of a recent post on the Office 2010...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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European Commission okays Microsoft browser proposal
— 6:00 AM on October 9, 2009

The European Commission's investigation into Windows browser bundling won't end with a massive fine, it looks like. According to the Associated Press, the Commission

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Walt Mossberg: Windows 7 vs. Mac OS X is a toss-up
— 10:57 AM on October 8, 2009

At many Apple keynotes, Steve Jobs triumphantly pulls up quotes from Wall Street Journal technology columnist Walt Mossberg, who often extols the virtues of Apple...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows Mac

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Deal of the week: Windows 7 OEM arrives
— 3:59 PM on October 2, 2009

Until recently, Microsoft offered two options for folks wishing to pre-order Windows 7: either pay full price for a complete license or buy the cheaper...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Netbooks won't suffer Windows 7 edition restrictions
— 11:48 AM on September 28, 2009

When netbooks started becoming popular last year, we heard about restrictions Microsoft enforced on hardware makers seeking to pre-install Windows XP instead of Vista....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft offers Windows 7 to students for $29.99
— 2:58 PM on September 17, 2009

Students in engineering and computer-related fields can already get Microsoft software for free through the MSDNAA program. For the next few months, those following other...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft talks Windows pricing for PC vendors
— 6:00 AM on September 17, 2009

In April, anonymous tipsters told the Wall Street Journal that Microsoft made less than $15 a pop from Windows XP-powered netbooks. The same sources...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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