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Ballmer: Windows 7 slates are coming
— 6:00 AM on July 13, 2010

Get ready for a slew of slates with Windows 7 on 'em. That's the gist of what Steve Ballmer announced at the Worldwide Partner...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows Personal tech

Microsoft: Almost half of Win7 users run the 64-bit version
— 6:00 AM on July 9, 2010

Could new 64-bit PCs soon become the norm rather than the exception? If the latest data from Microsoft is any indication, we're well on our...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Launch roundup: multitouch gaming, killer DIMMs, and more
— 10:12 AM on July 2, 2010

Another week, another roundup of product launches. This time, we have news from Corsair, iBuypower, and NZXT. MAGIC ships with...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Memory Input devices

Report: Windows 8 to have app store
— 5:00 PM on June 28, 2010

Apparently, seeking out new software using the Google will soon become a bygone fad, like cargo pants and clean beaches in the Gulf. Neowin reports...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

150 million Windows 7 licenses sold to date
— 6:00 AM on June 24, 2010

Within weeks of Windows 7's launch, it became clear that the new OS was already quite a bit more popular than Vista. That popularity...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Windows 7 SP1 public beta to hit before August
— 1:42 PM on June 8, 2010

Microsoft revealed a rough launch schedule for the first public beta of its initial Windows 7 service pack earlier today. According to Microsoft General Manager...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Corrinne Yu talks shop
— 4:51 PM on May 17, 2010

If you're a PC gamer who's never heard of Corrinne Yu, you're missing out on one of the more intriguing folks in 3D gaming. ...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Gaming Game consoles Windows

Corsair Dominator GTX4 RAM rated for 2,533MHz
— 3:10 PM on May 6, 2010

Remember those DDR3 modules Corsair guaranteed to run at 2,400MHz in January? Those are already old hat, thanks to the release of a Corsair...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

OCZ whips up 4GB DDR3 modules, two-module 8GB kits
— 4:28 PM on April 20, 2010

Memory chips keep getting denser and denser, so it follows that memory makers would get sick of fashioning kits out of the same old 2GB...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Corsair whips up 24GB DDR3-1600 memory kit
— 11:50 AM on April 6, 2010

In spite of the recent rise in memory prices, Corsair has seen it fit to expand its Dominator memory family with two jumbo-sized, high-speed DDR3...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Net Applications: Windows 7 breaks 10% usage share
— 4:27 PM on April 1, 2010

Five months after its retail release, Windows 7 is slowly but surely winning hearts and minds—or at least, grabbing additional market share. According to Net...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

DDR2 spot prices climb back above DDR3
— 10:02 AM on March 26, 2010

Something notable happened last October: for the first time, DDR2 memory became more expensive than DDR3. The former status quo returned a few weeks...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

XP Mode drops hardware virtualization requirement
— 11:07 AM on March 22, 2010

Thanks to a new update for Windows 7, just about anyone should now be able to run old software through Windows XP Mode—provided they have...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

Microsoft readies first Windows 7 service pack
— 10:11 AM on March 19, 2010

A mere five months after its retail release, Windows 7 already awaits its first service pack. As ComputerWorld reports, Microsoft has started revealing details...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

New Kingston HyperX DDR3 modules certified at 2400MHz
— 1:28 PM on March 15, 2010

Although none of Intel's Nehalem-derived CPUs officially supports DDR3 memory faster than 1333MHz, a press release hit my inbox this morning announcing that Kingston has...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Windows 7 to get updated copy protection
— 1:36 PM on February 11, 2010

Pirates, look out. Microsoft has updated the official Windows Blog to say an upcoming Windows 7 update will let the operating system to detect...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

Micron to acquire Intel spinoff Numonyx in stock swap
— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2010

Intel's former NOR flash division looks set to change hands for the second time in just over two years. Micron Technology says it's reached...

Type: News story Tags: Memory

Win7 Release Candidate to expire soon
— 3:12 PM on February 1, 2010

When it came out last May, the Windows 7 release candidate presented a great opportunity for users to sample the new, largely completed operating...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows