Articles about windows 7 (page 5)

Toshiba Satellite L735D is a kid-friendly laptop
If you’re tired of your kid hogging your computer all day playing games, perhaps this rather affordable Toshiba kid-friendly laptop might be something you could take into consideration.

SKYTEX and EXOPC to introduce touch-friendly Windows 7 tablets
While Windows 7 is a great operating system on desktop computers, porting it over to the tablet didn’t exactly translate to a great user experience. Buttons and menus that were easy to click with a mouse cursor were sometimes a pain to use with fingers on a touchscreen. Most Windows apps aren’t designed with tablet users in mind, and the lack of functions such as hotkeys meant the use of […]

HP Pavilion dm1-4010us
The HP Pavilion dm1-4010us is an update of the previous model launched at CES 2011, the dm1-3020us. HP categorizes this new 11.6 inch notebook as an Ultraportable, which is different from the new Ultrabook category recently launched by Intel – to be labeled “Ultrabook”, the device should be thinner (0.83” for the dm1-4010us vs. 0.63” for the Toshiba Z830 , 0.58” for the Lenovo U300s and 0.68” for the MacBook […]

HP Omni 120 and HP Omni 220 All-in-One PCs
Today, HP is launching its new All-in-One PCs lineup, following the trend that shows a 40% penetration in the US desktop PC market.The HP Omni 120 and HP Omni 220 are the non-touch consumer models of the product line.The entry-level HP Omni 120 runs either the latest AMD Fusion or Intel processors, featuring a 20-inch HD display, a 750 GB hard drive, built-in speakers (selected models with Beats Audio) and […]

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HP TouchSmart All-in-One PCs
 HP, like the whole industry, is pushing All-in-One PCs both for consumers and small businesses. According to HP, the All-in-One PC segment has a 40% penetration rate in the US desktop PC market (retail).Today and for the third time, HP is refreshing its TouchSmart lineup with the introduction of the HP TouchSmart 320 (20-inch), HP TouchSmart 420 (21.5-inch) and HP TouchSmart 520 (23-inch) on the consumer side and the HP […]

MSI X460 and X460DX notebooks now available
MSI has just announced the availability of two new notebooks – the X460 and X460DX. Featuring an ultra slim profile, and 14″ displays, these notebooks are designed for professionals on the go. The computers pack Intel Core processors, Intel Integrated GMA HD or NVIDIA GeForce GT540M video cards, Microsoft Windows 7, up to 6GB of RAM, 500-750GB of hard disk space, and THX TruStudio PRO.What’s great about these notebooks are […]

iTableous: the giant iPhone-like table
If you’ve ever felt like the 10″ display of an iPad was too small for you, how about getting a 40″ iPhone instead? Well since Apple doesn’t make or sell those, a designer has come up with his own creation instead. Called the iTableous, this massive contraption resembles some sort of tomb with an oversized iPhone for a lid.

Windows XP, Vista unsupported in Boot Camp OS X Lion
If you have made the jump to the latest OS X Lion version of the operating system without forking out far more than what it is worth, and are interested in running old school Windows operating systems such as the venerable Windows XP and Windows Vista thanks to Boot Camp, then you are in for an unpleasant surprise. Either operating systems will not run in Boot Camp in OS X […]

Splashtop XDisplay turns your iPad into an extra screen for your PC
Wish you had an extra monitor but don’t feel like spending any extra money on getting one? If you have a computer running Windows 7, a WiFi connection and an iPad – you’re in luck. Splashtop Inc. has just announced the release of its Splashtop XDisplay app for iPad that turns your iPad into your second monitor for your desktop or laptop computer.

Windows Explorer and Live Photo Gallery now supports raw format images
Camera enthusiasts that use Microsoft’s Windows Live Photo Gallery will be glad to know that the service now supports the viewing of raw image files. Users now won’t have to deal with the troublesome process of converting all their raw images into JPEG files before uploading them to the web photo sharing service.

More Windows tablets sold than PlayBooks in Q2 2011
It has been reported by Strategy Analytics that in Q2 2011, Microsoft has seen more tablets shipped with its operating systems than RIM did with its own tablet. Now this wouldn’t have been surprising if it was comparing Apple’s iPad against the BlackBerry PlayBook but in this case we’re talking about tablets running Microsoft’s operating system: Windows 7, which wasn’t even designed for tablets in the first place.

Windows 8 to have the same system requirements as Windows 7
One of the main reasons a lot of people didn’t upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista was mainly due to the high system requirements needed to run the operating system. It looks like Microsoft has learnt from their mistakes and has decided to not let history repeat itself. It probably also wants to avoid the whole “Vista Capable lawsuit” that Microsoft got in trouble for when it promoted PCs […]

Microsoft kills Windows Vista SP1 support
After announcing the imminent death of Windows XP, it looks like Microsoft is continuing its efforts to push consumers to use the latest version of its operating system – Windows 7. The company has announced on its official blog that as of July 12th, Windows Vista Service Pack 1 is no longer supported. While support for Windows Vista is still around, users will have to upgrade their operating systems to […]

Microsoft says that they will only provide 1,000 more days of support for Windows XP
Windows XP users, if you thought that you could get away with running Windows XP for the next 10 years, you’re in for a disappointment, as Microsoft has recently come out and said that support for Windows XP will be ending in less than 1,000 days. What this means is that come somewhere in early 2014, Microsoft would have hoped you moved on to Windows 7 (or Windows 8, whatever […]