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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...

Microsoft warns about Internet Explorer security flaw

01/31/2011, Microsoft has just issued a (another) warning about a security flaw with their browser – Internet Explorer. Apparently there is a loophole in the program that can be used by malicious hackers to steal private information or gain control of computers....

Microsoft wants Intel to develop a 16-core Atom chip

01/28/2011, According to some reports, Microsoft is pushing Intel into developing 16-core Atom chips for their server farms. Microsoft’s data servers are currently powered by Intel Xeon server-class chips. While the Xeon processors are fast enough to power...

Microsoft hit with class action lawsuit over refunds on Windows

01/25/2011, Microsoft is no stranger to lawsuits and now a class action lawsuit has been filed against the company in Italy by a group claiming that it’s too difficult to procure a refund for the copies of Windows that come bundled in new PCs. It was pointed out...

Street Fighter 4 played with the Kinect

01/24/2011, What can you do to make an already fun game even more fun? Why, you add Kinect to it of course! That seems to be the motto for Kinect hackers today who’ve been changing the whole PC-gaming experience with various Kinect hacks. The latest to join the...