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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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Report: Microsoft seeks royalties from Android, Chrome OS devices
— 9:29 AM on October 26, 2010

If one is to believe the latest rumors from Taiwan, Microsoft is throwing its legal weight around to keep Android and the Chrome OS off...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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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: 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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Apple previews OS X Lion, preps Mac App Store
— 4:05 PM on October 20, 2010

Today's Back to the Mac keynote wasn't all about the MacBook Air. After a grueling 45-minute walkthrough of the new iLife, Jobs finally pulled the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Mac

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Samsung X430 notebook promises bloat-free Windows install
— 10:39 AM on October 12, 2010

For some of us, wiping the hard drive and reinstalling Windows is a ritual that accompanies every new notebook purchase. Systems are so loaded...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems

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Windows XP bug behind Free Public Wi-Fi that isn't
— 2:51 PM on October 11, 2010

Free Wi-Fi is getting harder and harder to find these days. Well, real free Wi-Fi, anyway. As many of you have no doubt...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Networking

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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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