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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...

Microsoft tracks down culprit in Windows Phone 7 fiasco

01/19/2011, We know that Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform is unique on its own and does have the potential to make it big, but niggling problems such as relying on 3G data even when one is connected to a Wi-Fi network hasn’t made it the most desirable...

OS X and Windows 7 arrive on Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook

01/02/2011, Considering that many units of Google’s Cr-48 Chrome notebook were handed out to developers out there to test drive the Chrome OS, it was inevitable that this would happen. We’re talking about reports that users have managed to get OS X and Windows 7...

Windows 8 to focus heavily on gaming?

12/27/2010, Word is going around that Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 operating system could place a stronger focus on gaming. A developer recently noted that gaming was not just an important part, rather a key component for the whole operating system. The software...

Rumor: Microsoft bringing Windows to ARM chips

12/21/2010, Word is going around that Microsoft will be unveiling a full-featured version of Windows that will be capable of running on ARM-based processors at CES, marking a major departure from the x86 architecture. If the whispers going around are accurate, this...

ExoPC tweaked to run Android 2.2. Froyo

12/21/2010, That didn’t take long did it? No sooner did we post that the ExoPC Windows-powered tablet was up for pre-order, we’ve come across a posting that someone out there has managed to get Google’s Android OS to boot on the 11.6-inch tablet....

Taiji Shows Off Dual-screen Windows Notebook

12/07/2010, It’ll be interesting to see if dual-display notebooks becomes a popular trend and folks who are fans of it will probably already own a Toshiba Libretto W100. Now Chinese computer maker Taiji Electronics is showing some some tablet computers, one of...

OCOSMOS OCS1 UMPC Ready by March 2011

11/29/2010, OCOSMOS’s OCS1 UMPC is a Windows 7-based system that will run on Intel’s Oak Trail processing platform with a single-core 1.5 GHz or 1.9 GHz CPU. The device is slated to launch by March 2011, though pricing nor exact availability were not...

Acer Iconia Libretto Competitor with Dual-Screen Tablet

11/23/2010, In addition to its Windows 7 tablet and Android tablets, the company has announced a dual-screen tablet/notebook that’s similar to the Toshiba Libretto. The Acer Iconia features two 14-inch touchscreen panels that can be used in either book mode or...

Logitech Unveils Its K750 Wireless Solar-powered Keyboard

10/31/2010, Logitech has unveiled a keyboard that is powered solely by solar energy, namely the K750. The keyboard features two solar panels that collect and store energy in a battery that can keep the keyboard juiced for up to four months in complete darkness....