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Portable Workspace puts Windows 8 on a thumb drive
— 11:35 AM on April 15, 2011

USB thumb drives have become ubiquitous. They're handy for quick backups and file transfers, and most of us have at least one bootable drive...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Screenshots show alleged Windows 8 app store
— 6:00 AM on April 12, 2011

You know what they say—good artists copy, great artists steal. Microsoft might be about to prolong its history of goodness and greatness by building an...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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Report: Windows 7 overtakes XP in the States
— 9:22 AM on April 11, 2011

Has Windows 7 eclipsed Windows XP's popularity at last? Yes, but only in the United States, according to numbers from web statistics firm StatCounter

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HP could ship 100 million WebOS devices a year
— 9:53 AM on March 16, 2011

We already knew HP intends to slap WebOS on PCs and printers. Now, a strategy announcement by CEO Leo Apotheker has shed light on...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Poll: Which tech company is the most evil?
— 12:06 PM on March 9, 2011

Microsoft is generally assumed to be evil, Google likes to say that it's not, and Apple is too cool to care one way or another....

Poll Question: • Who's the most evil?

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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HP CEO wants WebOS on every HP computer
— 9:26 AM on March 9, 2011

WebOS has some exciting times ahead of it. Born out of Palm's aspirations to compete with the iPhone, the operating system is now slated to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Operating systems

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Follow DOS through every major Windows upgrade
— 11:03 AM on March 3, 2011

Some people have quite a lot of time on their hands. YouTube user TheRasteri has posted an interesting video that starts with the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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Windows 7 Service Pack 1 hits Windows Update
— 2:18 PM on February 22, 2011

Just as scheduled, and less than two weeks after the release-to-manufacturing date, Microsoft has unleashed its first service pack for Windows 7 and Windows...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: An ARM version of Windows is in the works
— 6:00 AM on December 22, 2010

Right now, Microsoft is making no excuses about shoving Windows 7 into the tablet market. In a couple of years, though, we may see a...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Operating systems Windows

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XBMC hits version 10.0
— 10:50 AM on December 20, 2010

Putting together a home-theater PC and don't have a spare Windows license kicking around? Looking for a slick 10-foot UI to run on top...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Operating systems

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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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Google offers first Chrome OS netbooks to testers
— 6:00 AM on December 8, 2010

So the great Internet rumor mill foretold, and so it was! Google has pulled the curtain off the very first Chrome OS laptop, as...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Android 2.3 arrives in Google Nexus S handset
— 1:10 PM on December 6, 2010

A new version of Google's Android operating system for slates and smartphones has arrived. Otherwise known as Gingerbread, Android 2.3 promises a host...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Personal tech

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Chrome OS netbooks could launch this week
— 6:00 AM on December 6, 2010

Call it a hunch, but Google might be about to pull the curtain off the very first netbook based on its Chrome OS operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Microsoft drops Drive Extender from next version of Home Server OS
— 12:30 PM on November 24, 2010

As someone who has long had a file server tucked away in a closet, I've always been intrigued by Microsoft's Windows Home Server operating system....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Operating systems

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AMD joins the MeeGo project
— 12:44 PM on November 15, 2010

At the MeeGo conference 2010 in Dublin, Ireland earlier today, AMD announced its plan to join the MeeGo project. MeeGo, as you might...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mobile computing Operating systems

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Survey: 48% of IT pros to stick with XP after support expires
— 12:30 PM on November 1, 2010

Microsoft plans to discontinue support for Windows XP in 2014, some 13 years after the operating system first launched. One might assume that most...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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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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