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Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP’s market share

10/13/2011, When it comes to the lion’s share of operating systems that run on personal computers, Microsoft’s Windows takes the cake – and has done so for more than a decade and a half already. The thing is this, with a fair number of Windows...

Windows 8 app store set to open doors

09/13/2011, Microsoft knows that it does not hurt to follow a business model of another company if it proved to be successful, and certainly no one would want to dispute the effectiveness of the App Store or iTunes from Apple. Well, the software giant has decided to...

Microsoft Patch Tuesday is a critical one

05/05/2011, The dangers of your computer or device getting hacked is more real each and every single day, no doubt about it. Sony has had its hands full that’s for sure, and Microsoft wants to do everything within their power so that they will not suffer a...

Windows 7 doing just great at 1.5 years of age

04/24/2011, When Microsoft launched Windows 7 a good 18 months ago, many people were skeptical and wondering whether the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system would be able to live up to expectations, considering just how problematic (relatively...

Microsoft does away with Autorun feature in new update

02/09/2011, The Autorun feature is definitely a love it or hate it situation, and has proven to be more irritating than helpful. Introduced originally when Windows 95 hit the scene more than a decade ago, Autorun intends to help beginners navigate through storage...

Windows 8 spotted in NDA presentation

01/19/2011, Windows 7 has been one of the big success stories for Microsoft recently after the disappointing Vista run, so it is with enthusiasm and curiousity that we look forward to Windows 8, keeping our fingers crossed that it will be better than what Windows 7...

Windows 7 hit 240 million landmark

10/21/2010, Today is a historic day for Microsoft, as the number of Windows 7 licenses sold has surpassed the 240 million mark, making it the fastest selling operating system in history. As of September, Windows 7 was found to be running on 93% of new consumer PCs,...

Windows 8 roadmap leaked

06/28/2010, What you see above is a purportedly leaked slideshow that shows off Microsoft’s potential game plan for Windows 8. It was unconceivable a decade plus ago to see Microsoft and Apple being closely related in some aspects, but this leaked roadmap seems...

Dropbox For Windows Mobile On Its Way

04/19/2010, iPhone users have been enjoying the wonders of Dropbox for some time now, and Android users are well on their way to getting the experience too. If you’re a Windows Mobile user, you might feel more than a little left out, but there’s still...

Toshiba Preparing Android And Windows Tablets

04/15/2010, Toshiba has confirmed that it’s planning to offer several devices, dubbed “slates” that will be powered by Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating systems. The Android-powered device will most likely be competing...

Windows notebook to get Mac-like scrolling and gestures

03/18/2010, TouchPad Gesture: ChiralScroll™ for vertical scrolling from Synaptics, Inc. on Vimeo. Even if you are a die-hard Windows fan, chances are pretty good that once you have had a go at the two-finger scrolls and three-finger gestures on a MacBook, the...

Windows.next leaked and plugged

02/10/2010, A Microsoft employee recently blogged about what he dubbed Windows.next, which is essentially the same thing as Windows 8 to the rest of the world. According to thise loose-lipped person, the new version is “completely different from what folks...