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Windows 8 features better file management [+Video]

08/24/2011, One of the things that haven’t changed a lot over the many years it’s been around is one of Windows’ basic file management features: copy, move, rename and delete. While it is functional in its current state, there are many things about...

Microsoft patent suggests cloud based OS

08/17/2011, Cloud computing seems to be the way that we are headed these days, and with that it’s not surprising to see Microsoft patent what they are calling “Fast Machine Booting Through Streaming Storage”, which essentially means booting the OS from the...

Windows Phone 7 Mango out this September 1st?

08/11/2011, Update: This is just a rumor as it has been debunked by Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore in a tweet. Read more about it here. Could Microsoft actually make Windows Phone 7 Mango available this coming September 1st? Perhaps, as there is a new rumor making...

Microsoft fixes “ping of death” bug

08/10/2011, Back in the day, and by that I mean 20 years ago, Microsoft was plagued by a bug known as the “ping of death” that when exploited by a third party, would cause the all too familiar “blue screen of death” (BSOD). Given that...

Kinect for Windows SDK Beta Updated

08/03/2011, Developers who want to build Kinect applications under Windows can now download the latest Kinect for Windows SDK (Beta) from Microsoft. The update gives developers access to a new set of data that includes raw sensor data, which open the door to...

Panasonic ToughBook H2 Rugged Tablet Computer

07/12/2011, The Toughbook H2 is a rugged Windows tablet and the successor of the Toughbook H1. To design this new product, Panasonic gathered customer feedback, and a more powerful processor was the main request from users, mainly to allow better multitasking. The H2...

Shuttle H3 6700P is a computer for professionals

07/02/2011, While Shuttle Computer has shown us that it is more than capable of creating gaming desktops, it has just announced the availability of another high-end computer – this time it’s one that’s targeted at the professional workplace instead....

ExEn ports XNA games over to iOS

06/24/2011, Ever wished you could play your favorite Xbox 360, Windows or Windows 7 games on your iOS device? Well that may all become a reality thanks to a programmer named Andrew Russell. He is developing ExEn, an open source software that allows developers to port...

Skype 5.5 Beta for Windows released

06/20/2011, Earlier this year, Skype announced that its instant messenger program would have Facebook integration, where users will be able to add friends from Facebook, update their statuses, and even check updates. Skype was released with those features, and it...

Lenovo IdeaPad S100 now up for pre-order

06/20/2011, Folks looking forward to get their hands on the entry-level Lenovo IdeaPad S100 notebook will be pleased to know that the computer is available for preorder from Amazon now. The Lenovo IdeaPad S100 packs a 10″ 1024 x 600 display, 1GB of DDR3 RAM, a...

Lenovo to release two new Honeycomb tablets in the near future

06/15/2011, According to reports from the Wall Street Journal, Lenovo has got some tablets lined up for this year – two new Android Honeycomb tablets and a Windows tablet as well. The Honeycomb tablets will be 10″ in size, with the first one tentatively named...

Windows 8 Interface: Not Friendly to Windows Developers

06/13/2011, Microsoft showed off its latest incarnation of the Windows operating system last week, and it was mostly received warmly by the public. People thought the new user interface and tablet experience were appealing, and a welcome change from the previous and...

Windows Phone camera button tweeted

06/07/2011, Windows Phone users have been enjoying a dedicated hardware camera button since time immemorial, so we are wondering why  Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President, Windows Phone Program Management, in his tweet that you see above, has...