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Haswell to power next-gen Chromebooks, Asus-built Chromebox
— 2:24 PM on September 11, 2013

Processors based on Intel's Haswell microarchitecture will power a new generation of devices running Google's Chrome OS. The news broke during today's IDF keynote,...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Operating systems

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Windows 8.1 has been released to manufacturing
— 9:16 AM on August 27, 2013

The next version of Windows is ready for showtime. Earlier this morning,

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months
— 9:19 AM on August 23, 2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down. The 57-year-old is retiring, according to Microsoft's official press release, and he'll leave the company within the...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Microsoft taps ex-Steam director to improve Windows gaming
— 10:08 AM on August 15, 2013

Remember those Valve layoffs we wrote about in February? One of the casualties was Jason Holtman, director of business development for Steam. ...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Microsoft: Windows 8.1 will come out on October 17
— 9:10 AM on August 14, 2013

We've known since last month that Windows 8.1 will be released to manufacturing in late August. However, Microsoft has kept strangely silent about the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Asus lost money on VivoTab RT, will stop making Windows RT tablets
— 9:19 AM on August 9, 2013

It's official: Asus is done with Windows RT tablets. The company's VivoTab RT convertible was one of the first devices available with the ARM-based...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Personal tech

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Job posting reveals plans for Linux version of CryEngine
— 10:24 AM on July 16, 2013

Linux can do a lot of things, but can it run Crysis? Not without emulation. However, a job posting on the Crytek website suggests...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Operating systems

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Ballmer announces sweeping Microsoft reorg
— 12:42 PM on July 11, 2013

The Microsoft we all know and love is about to undergo some seismic...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows Personal tech

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Windows 8.1 to hit RTM status late next month
— 11:09 AM on July 9, 2013

The Windows 8.1 public preview came out two weeks ago. When can we expect the final release? Microsoft still hasn't set an exact date,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8.1 public preview kills the Windows Performance Index
— 10:25 AM on July 8, 2013

There's been a lot of buzz lately about Windows 8.1's new features and additions. Apparently, though, the latest Windows release also takes some things...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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TechNet Down: Microsoft shuttering Subscriptions program
— 6:00 AM on July 2, 2013

Microsoft's TechNet Subscription service is shutting down. Subscriptions will be sold through...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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You can now download the Windows 8.1 preview
— 12:36 PM on June 26, 2013

Right on schedule, the Windows 8.1 preview has become available. You'll find a step-by-step installation guide on the official Windows Blog, but if you're...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft offers $100,000 bug bounty for Windows 8.1
— 6:00 AM on June 20, 2013

Want to make a stack of cash? All you have to do...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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HP sees Windows XP as PC market's potential savior
— 9:08 AM on June 12, 2013

Everyone had high hopes for Windows 8. The new operating system was supposed to boost demand for new PCs and to breathe some life back...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Apple shows cylindrical Mac Pro, Haswell MacBook Air line, OS X Mavericks
— 5:13 PM on June 10, 2013

iOS 7 was definitely the main attraction at today's Worldwide Developer Conference, but it wasn't the only one. Apple also lifted the curtain on...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Mac

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Report: Windows 8.1 to ship on August 1
— 6:00 AM on June 10, 2013

Now that we've been shown a glimpse of the Start button's long-awaited return, only one mystery about Windows 8.1 remains: its release date. If...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Here's what Windows 8.1's Start button looks like
— 6:00 AM on June 7, 2013

We've all heard about the return of the Start button. We've all weathered the disappointment of learning that, while the button is coming back, the...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 8.1's Start button, boot-to-desktop mode confirmed
— 9:05 AM on May 30, 2013

Rumors about Windows 8.1 have been swirling for a while. Today, Microsoft is weighing in with official details. Numerous sites have posted...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems

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