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Google Chrome OS, Beyond The Hype

07/08/2009, By Hubert Nguyen and Eliane Fiolet You’re probably blind if you have not seen the news that Google is launching Google Chrome OS next year. The product will be based on Linux (what else?) and will focus on speed, simplicity and security. Basically,...

Windows 7 Family Pack Available Soon

07/06/2009, A modern day corporate ninja has found out that there is a leaked version of the Window 7 licensing agreement which points toward a Family Pack, capable of using a single license across a trio of computers within the same household. According to the words...

Windows 7 Pre-Orders Are Sold Out

06/29/2009, It seems that heavily discounted Windows 7 upgrades that went up for pre-order on Friday in Japan are now sold-out, amounting to a grand total of 30,000 copies – pretty impressive! We do know that 17 retailers were involved in the pre-order sales,...

Windows 7 Packaging Revealed

06/24/2009, Microsoft has let us take a look at the upcoming Windows 7 packaging which is in tune with the way the big M approaches their product, resulting in a simple clean design that is easy to open, while reducing waste simultaneously. According to the Windows...

Sugar On A Stick OS

06/24/2009, The open-source Sugar Learning Platform is a Linux-based operating system that was specially developed for the OLPC project, and good news to curious folks who have wondered what it was all about – it is currently available on a 1GB USB flash drive,...

Windows 7 Marked For October 22nd Release

06/02/2009, Microsoft has officially announced October 22nd to be the day where Windows 7 will be launched. Are you happy to see such a close release date? If that’s the case, might we suggest those who are still using Windows XP to skip the upgrade path to...

Acer To Launch First Android Netbook

06/02/2009, Acer has set its sights on being the first company to roll out Google Android-powered netbooks by this year, something which should worry Microsoft as their dominance in the netbook market could be threatened as high Android sales would eat into Windows...

Intel Releases Moblin V2 for (OS for Netbooks/Nettop)

05/19/2009, Intel just announced the release of Moblin V2, an open-source linux-based operating system optimized for Atom-based computers. According to Intel, improvements include faster boot time (<10sec), smaller memory footprint, longer battery life and a new...

Intel and Nokia Back oFono, An Open-Source Telephony Solution

05/12/2009, oFono is an open source architecture and implementation for GSM/3G mobile telephony. The goal is to get the community to participate in a complete software stack that anyone could subsequently use as long as they abide by the GPL licensing conditions. The...

Windows 7 Definitely Coming in 2009

05/11/2009, Microsoft has now publicly committed to launching Windows 7 in 2009 “in time for the holiday season”. The company just released the following statement: Microsoft Corp. announced that the company is anticipating that the next version of its...

Windows 7 Predicted To Do Better Than Vista

05/06/2009, Now this isn’t really a prediction, as chances are Windows 7 will definitely do much better than Windows Vista did in the business sector within a 2-year period after Windows 7 is launched – at least that’s what the folks at Microsoft...

Microsoft Windows 7 Release Candidate Now Available

05/05/2009, Microsoft has just released their Windows 7 release candidate to the general public as promised, where users will be able to access an improved version of the public beta, featuring a modified taskbar and Aero Peek behavior, several performance...