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Alienware M18x up on Canadian Dell website

04/12/2011, After being hinted about on Dell’s support page – it looks like the M18X is the real deal after all. The behemoth of a laptop has been reported to be up on Dell’s Canadian site. With prices starting at $2,088 ($2,000CAD), the minimum specs...

Windows 7 finally overtakes Windows XP’s desktop OS market share

04/08/2011, According to the latest results of the desktop OS market share in the US for April 2011 collected by StatCounter, it looks like people are finally leaving Windows XP behind and getting an upgrade to Windows 7. For the first time since it became the most...

Microsoft to fix 64 flaws on Patch Tuesday

04/07/2011, Records are there and they are meant to be broken, right? That seems to be the case, whether good or bad, and Microsoft has mentioned that they will patch a whopping 64 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office, Internet Explorer, Windows graphics framework...

Modern Reader: first Windows 8 app revealed?

04/05/2011, Some screenshots of Modern Reader, a program supposedly designed for Windows 8 has surfaced on the internet, and shows off how it will look like on the operating system. The app that is said to be the default PDF reader on Windows 8 gives off a Metro-UI...

BlueStacks allows Android to run on Windows PCs

04/05/2011, BlueStacks is an app that lets one run Android applications on just about any x86-based Windows-powered machine, which is also one of the more recent attempts to bring the benefits of a mobile operating system over to a traditional computing platform. For...

WIN&I replaces your mouse with the Kinect sensor

03/31/2011, In one of more useful ways to utilize the Microsoft Kinect gaming sensor, Evoluce, creators of the I-voluce (a motion controlled HD LCD TV) has released the some new software that will allow you to control your Windows 7 computer with hand gestures. All...

Microsoft thinks tablets will die out

03/30/2011, Redmond giant, Microsoft, has been reported as saying that tablets won’t be around for long. Apparently the closing gap between smartphones and laptops will be the death of tablets that are apparently only around to fill that gap for now. Funny...

Samsung Series 9 laptop available tomorrow

03/16/2011, Samsung’s ultra-thin notebook that was unveiled at CES earlier this year is finally now up for sale. The lightweight 13.3″ (1366 x 768) edge-to-edge display toting laptop has been officially announced by the Korean electronics manufacturer and...

VMware View Client for iPad

03/09/2011, VMware has released VMware View, a new client for iPad that lets users access their virtual Windows  systems from the iPad. Aimed mainly at (large?) businesses, the new client would allow iPad users to run Windows applications on a remote server, from an...

New Trojan infects Mac OS X and Windows

02/28/2011, Thought your shiny new Mac was safe from viruses and malware? It looks like you’ll have to throw that though out the window soon. Sophos, a security firm, has just discovered a modified variant of darkComet, a well known Remote Access Trojan (RAT)...

Windows Home Server 2011 Release Candidate

02/04/2011, Microsoft has announced that its Windows Home Server 2011 (aka Vail) has reached Release Candidate status, which means that Microsoft thinks that it is stable enough to be a product. The company will test it, and unless major bugs are found, the product...