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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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Windows 9 will come free for Windows 8 users

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Windows 9 is expected to be finally unveiled in just a few days and Microsoft is said to launch a technical preview of the operating system after the grand reveal. We reported a couple of days ago that the President of Microsoft France accidentally spilled the beans and confirmed that Windows 9 will indeed arrive in just a matter of days. ...

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Microsoft releases official NFL Xbox One and Windows 8 app

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Now that Madden 15 was released, and the NFL season is about to start, Microsoft has decided to do something that will allow Xbox and Windows 8 users to watch real football on their platforms. Therefore, the company announced the release of an official NFL app that will bring fans a more immersive and interactive way to watch American football. ...

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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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Windows 9 “technology preview” coming next month

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According to a reliable insider that goes by the name of Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft is planning to release a Windows 9 public preview next month or early October. The next version of the operating system is currently called “Threshold” according to several sources presumably close to the matter. This upcoming “technology preview”, as Foley calls it, is said to offer a ...

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Apple and Microsoft to be banned by the Chinese government

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Apple received a hard blow from China yesterday, as the government decided to exclude iPads and MacBooks from a list of products that can be bought with public money. This decision was encouraged by the security issues China had to deal with lately, and led to the banning of ten Apple products. Apple isn’t the only company whose devices were ...

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Kaspersky and Symantec banned in China

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Continuing the trend to get rid of foreign software, the Chinese authorities has removed Kaspersky and Symantec from the list of approved software sources of the Central Procurement Center. Conversely it has approved other five security software providers. These are all Chinese companies: Rising, Qihoo 360, CAJinchen, Beijing Jiangmin and Venustech. Symantec representatives have not made any statement as of ...

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Microsoft reveals Zoo Tycoon Friends

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Microsoft has announced that they are releasing a brand new game in the Zoo Tycoon series. Zoo Tycoon Friends is a free-to-play title that will launch on Windows 8 and Windows Phones. First impressions of the game seem to indicate that it is similar to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions that is currently available. The game, which will ...

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Google Chrome to block extensions not found on its Web Store

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Google Chrome will get more secure from malware starting with the next update. Google announced that it will wall off its users from sideloading extensions. These extensions are often accompanied by spyware or malware that can get installed on computers without the user noticing it. Google official statement about the new policy: “Malware can change how browsers work by silently installing extensions on ...

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Bitdefender Total Security 2014 Gaming Edition Review

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Bitdefender has proven time and time again to be one of the most efficient security solutions around. Total Security 2014 edition not only offers solid antivirus protection, but also comes with a wide variety of useful features and tools. They range from Antispam filter and Wallet to File Encryption, and many more. This particular version of Bitdefender is the most ...

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