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Skype 5.9 for Windows hotfix released

05/08/2012, Skype has just introduced a hotfix to Skype 5.9 for Windows, where this hot release build will offer a fix for issues that affect the signing in process for a handful of users. Of course, if Microsoft (and any other software provider for that matter) has...

Folders for Windows offers more freedom in Windows Phone 7

05/03/2012, Yes, hold your horses – Windows Phone 8, or Apollo as it is nicknamed, is still not ready for prime time action just yet, so the current version of Windows Phone 7 will just have to do at the moment. While the Windows Phone platform has a rather...

Microsoft releases Windows Games Diagnose and Fix Software

05/01/2012,   Are you experiencing issues when playing games on your Windows PC? The list of issues can be quite long. From online games that just would not launch, to games crashing on your PC, it’s a not-so-comfortable situation to be in. While the...

One out of five Macs has malware… Windows malware [research]

04/25/2012, Sophos, a world-leading developer and vendor of security software and hardware, said on Tuesday that a high level of malware has been discovered on Mac computers. Based on the research conducted by the Sophos team, one in every five Mac computers has...

Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and Windows RT announced

04/16/2012, Microsoft has just announced that they will be offering different editions of Windows 8 when the operating system hits the market, and this is where you come up with the “You don’t say?” look. Don’t you just love it that back in...

Google Chrome OS to resemble Windows more and more

04/10/2012, The Google Chrome operating system is said to be getting closer and closer to the Windows platform rather than a browser in due time, having introduced its latest developer version that will also carry the first major redesign of the operation system’s...

Windows Vista to end Mainstream Support soon

04/09/2012, If you happen to use Windows XP and Office 2003, you should be informed that all support for both pieces of software will dry up in a couple of years’ time. As for mainstream support for another two entities, Windows Vista and Office 2007, those...

Bing Desktop Beta from Microsoft

04/04/2012, Microsoft has released what seems very close to be a beta version of Bing Desktop. Just what is Bing Desktop, you ask? Well, this is actually a combination search toolbar and desktop manager that is meant for the Windows 7 operating system, and the folks...

Special Windows 8 SKU for China to combat piracy?

03/30/2012, If there is one thing that China is famous for in the modern era, it would be the ability of the country’s factories to churn out knockoffs, be they fashion or technology. Where the latter is concerned, we do know that piracy is a huge issue to...

Kinect for Windows 1.5 arriving in May

03/27/2012, Yesterday Microsoft revealed some interesting details about its plans for Kinect for Windows. According to an official blog post, Kinect for Windows will be launching in 19 more countries in the coming months – folks in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan,...

Windows 8 to show up on eReaders?

03/20/2012, It looks like Amazon might have a new competitor on the eReader front. According to reports online, we might be seeing Microsoft Windows 8 on devices such as eReaders. It looks like Microsoft isn’t content to just having its operating system on...

Kinect for Windows academic pricing now available in the US

03/08/2012, If you thought the Kinect for Windows was too pricey for you to purchase and tinker around with, especially if you’re a student – we’ve got some good news for you. Today, Microsoft announced a special academic pricing on Kinect for Windows...

OnLive Desktop violates Microsoft’s licensing terms?

03/08/2012, Remember the OnLive Desktop app that lets you run Windows on your tablet? Well, it looks like the app/service might be in trouble. According to reports online and an announcement on Microsoft’s Technet blog, OnLive’s Desktop and Desktop Plus...