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Mac Pro, iMac, Mac mini get hardware upgrades
— 9:57 AM on March 3, 2009

Without much fanfare or grandiose keynotes, Apple has refreshed its entire desktop lineup—from the Mac mini to the Mac Pro—with new, faster hardware. Pricing hasn't...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mac

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Windows 7 testers get GeForce drivers straight from Nvidia
— 2:53 PM on March 2, 2009

Eager enthusiasts downloaded and installed the Windows 7 beta in droves last month, and Nvidia seems happy to serve them. The company has...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Windows

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Vista gains, Windows loses ground in Net Applications data
— 11:31 AM on March 2, 2009

Windows Vista is slowly gaining more users, but an increasing number of folks are forgoing Windows entirely. That's the gist of Net Applications' freshly published...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Windows 7 to add native .mov video file support
— 6:00 AM on February 27, 2009

While many Mac users absolutely swear by Apple's software, Windows users don't always have the same enthusiasm for applications like QuickTime and iTunes. Well, with...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft plans new entry-level Windows server
— 6:00 AM on February 26, 2009

Two years after announcing Windows Home Server, Microsoft has revealed plans for a new low-cost server operating system: Windows Server Foundation Edition. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Safari 4 brings Chrome-like native interface, Cover Flow
— 10:05 AM on February 24, 2009

If you install the latest version of Apple's Safari for Windows, you might think you've downloaded a new Google Chrome beta by mistake. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Windows 7 could hit release candidate stage on April 10
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2009

As we wrote not long ago, Microsoft plans to hurry Windows 7's development along and skip straight to the release candidate stage for its...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Vista Capable suit loses class-action status
— 12:48 PM on February 19, 2009

A U.S. District Judge has reversed her decision to give the "Windows Vista Capable" lawsuit class-action status, TechFlash reports. In April 2007, Dianne L....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft sued over XP downgrade prices
— 2:39 PM on February 17, 2009

A miffed user has sued Microsoft because of the fee required to downgrade to Windows XP on a new Lenovo computer, according to InternetNews.com....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Get ready for Microsoft retail stores
— 6:00 AM on February 13, 2009

Microsoft plans to take another page from the Apple playbook and open its own chain of retail stores. According to the Associated Press, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Report: Windows 7 is on track for a holiday launch
— 4:12 PM on February 12, 2009

Officially, Microsoft says Windows 7's launch schedule could go either way: the new operating system may hit stores in time for the 2009 holiday season,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HP netbooks to come with three Windows 7 flavors
— 12:58 PM on February 11, 2009

Microsoft believes Windows 7 will be tight and speedy enough to run on netbooks. Are PC makers buying it? Yes, at least in HP's case....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Firefox 3.2 to integrate natural-language commands
— 11:46 AM on February 10, 2009

Remember Ubiquity, that experimental Firefox extension that lets users input natural-language commands like "map this" and "share-on-facebook?" In an interview with Firefox architect Mike...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Judge gives nod to new Psystar countersuit against Apple
— 2:52 PM on February 9, 2009

Apple's legal battle against Psystar has always looked hopeless for the unlicensed Mac clone maker, and things only looked grimmer after a judge threw...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Chrome could support Firefox-like extensions by late May
— 10:35 AM on February 6, 2009

Google's web browser may get Firefox-style extensions in just three months, according to a sharp-eyed Silicon Valley blogger. Chrome Product Manager Brian Rakowski already...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Skype 4.0 brings new interface, better quality
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2009

A new major release of Skype's popular voice-over-IP application has hit the web—for Windows users, at least. Skype 4.0 is purportedly the "most distinctive...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Microsoft reveals Windows 7 editions
— 1:06 PM on February 3, 2009

With four different retail editions and arbitrarily segregated feature sets, Windows Vista certainly didn't make shopping easy for consumers. Will Windows 7 make things any...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Analyst: iMacs with quad-core CPUs are on the way
— 10:04 AM on February 3, 2009

Quad-core processors have been tumbling down the price ladder lately, with Intel's cheapest contender now priced at just $170. However, a certain computer maker...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Systems Mac

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