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ReactOS Windows clone needs more funding

09/13/2011, What happens when you want to clone one of the most successful computer operating systems of all time? Why, apart from talent, you will also need plenty of money – and even that is no guarantee of success in any way. When it comes to money, however,...

Microsoft launches Signature program

09/09/2011, While both Mac and Windows computers have pros and cons (I’m not going to get into a debate about which one is better) there’s one thing that Macs have consistently been beating Windows in, and that is the “out of box experience”...

Bing updates homepage

09/07/2011, Microsoft has started rolling an updated version of its Bing search engine to the public, which features some changes in the page’s layout. Text links to sections such as images, videos, and shopping have been moved to the top navigation bar, and...

Windows ransomware poses as Microsoft

09/06/2011, Heads up Microsoft Windows users, it appears that a new ransomware was spotted by Panda Labs. For those unfamiliar, ransomwares are basically a form of malware that, as the name suggests, holds the user hostage, demanding a ransom before restoring the...

Samsung Series 7 Slate PC revealed

08/31/2011, The Samsung Series 7 CHRONOS isn’t the only Series 7 computer the company has decided to unveil today. It has been reported that Samsung has another Series 7 device up its sleeves, and this time it’s in the form of a Windows 7-based tablet called the...

Microsoft reveals the story behind Metro UI in Windows 8

08/31/2011, If you’ve always wanted to know what was Microsoft’s reasoning behind the implementation of Metro UI in Windows 8, you’re in luck. In the official Windows 8 blog, the company discusses about where it is taking Windows 8 in terms of its user...

nsquared shows off seamless computing

08/31/2011, It looks like the future of computing is shaping up to be pretty impressive, judging by nsqared’s latest video demonstration of seamless computing. On the official nsquared blog, the company recently showed off a computing system that makes use of...

Nokia Windows Phone coming to US in 2012?

08/30/2011, Somebody dropped a tip that laid claim to Nokia releasing their first Windows Phone smartphone in the US from 2012 onwards, although it is estimated that the first handset will roll out at Nokia World this coming October 26th. Interestingly enough, this...

Windows 8 to feature native support for ISO and VHD files

08/30/2011, Great news for folks who work with a lot of ISO and VHD files – according to the latest blog post on the official Windows 8 blog – the next version of Windows will have native support for the aforementioned files. Without the usage of any...

Windows 8 features Windows Explorer with ribbon interface

08/29/2011, It looks like Microsoft is really working hard when it comes creating Windows 8. Using a lot of information collected from survey results, the company is really trying to figure out what and how consumers use Windows in order to improve the operating...

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...