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Microsoft announces Windows 10, there will be no Windows 9 after all

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The next version of Windows was finally revealed earlier today by Microsoft at their San Francisco conference. The last major version of the operating system was Windows 8 so naturally, we expected the next one to be called Windows 9. Well, it seems like Microsoft decided to skip a number for whatever reason and announced Windows 10. I’m pretty sure no ...

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Where will Windows 7 stand at the end of next month?

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Microsoft has announced that they will be cutting the supply of three Windows 7 versions for their PC partners and system builders after October 31, this year. The Windows 7 editions to be cut include the Home Premium, Home Basic and the Ultimate. However, computer manufacturers will be able to sell their current stocks of PCs running on these versions ...

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Windows 9 rumored to be unveiled on September 30th

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Earlier this month we reported that a preview of the upcoming Windows 9 operating system will presumably arrive in late September or early October. This rumor is still going strong and now there’s one more source backing it up while also giving us a more specific date for when to expect the OS. According to The Verge, Microsoft will be a hosting a press ...

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Work with Windows 8.1 and enjoy it

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Moving from an earlier version of Windows to the newest can turn out to be a challenge, specially after using an old version for some time and you definitely need an upgrade. Those who already changed their operating system have probably had some difficulties figuring out the 8.1. Well, here are some of the best tips to help both those ...

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Google Chrome 64-bit Dev and Canary available for Windows

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Google announced it will launch the 64-bit version of Chrome for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, starting with the 64-bit Dev and Canary. You can download them from Google’s official site by clicking on Dev or Canary. As its name suggest, the Dev channel will get updated fervently and it’s meant for developers to test all the new features before ...

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Long expected Start Button for Windows 8 comes out in August

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The Build developer conference at the beginning of April was quite a surprising one, some might say. At first, Windows 8 has given lots of headaches because of the lack of classic elements users were used to. Like the Start button, which not only disappeared, but it reappeared using the annoying interface of a mobile device, though Microsoft recognized the ...

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Support for Windows XP ends today

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Support for Windows XP operating system ends today, this means that there will be no more official security updates and bug fixes for the operating system from Microsoft. Security firms said anyone else using the 13-year-old software would be at increased risk of infection and compromise by cyber-thieves. The UK government negotiated extended support contracts for the OS and has signed a ...

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