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Windows 7 surpasses Windows XP's market share
When it comes to the lion’s share of operating systems that run on personal computers, Microsoft’s Windows takes the cake – and has done so for more than a decade and a half already. The thing is this, with a fair number of Windows releases already, which one tops it all off? Not necessarily the newest version – not at least until today, where Windows XP was finally knocked off […]

Windows 7 doing just great at 1.5 years of age
When Microsoft launched Windows 7 a good 18 months ago, many people were skeptical and wondering whether the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system would be able to live up to expectations, considering just how problematic (relatively speaking, of course) Windows Vista had been, with many people still preferring to stick to the tried and tested Windows XP back then.Of course, Windows 7 proved to be a revolution in its […]

Elitegroup ElitePad S10 arrives at the FCC
Anything that is set to be released in the US will first need to jump through some hoops over at the FCC, and the ElitePad S10 from Elitegroup of Taiwan is no exception, either. This Windows 7-powered tablet has arrived at the FCC, indicating a very possible US launch, where it will come with a 10.1” capacitive touchscreen display at 1366 x 768 resolution, powered by an Intel Atom Z760 […]

Acer to offer Windows 7-powered tablet in February 2011
Acer just announced that they will be rolling out a Windows 7-powered tablet from February 2011 onwards, which is a good two months earlier than the April date that many other people had originally anticipated. This Microsoft-friendly device will tip the scales at less than 1kg, sporting a thickness of just 0.6-inches to make this 10.1-inch tablet a wee bit different from the rest of the other Acer tablets announced […]

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Microsoft working to fix hole in a 64-bit Windows 7 graphics display component
Microsoft is currently working hard to fix hole in a 64-bit Windows 7 graphics display component which could potentially be exploited by those with nefarious motives, where it is able to crash the system or even take control of the computer by running code remotely. This vulnerability affects 64-bit versions of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, and Itanium-based Windows Server 2008 R2, and Microsoft hopes to have a […]

Apple offers Windows 7 support with Boot Camp update
Apple’s latest update of its Boot Camp software will see the support of Windows 7, thanks to the introduction of new drivers and utilities that play nice with Microsoft’s latest operating system. Apart from that, Apple has also rolled out its maiden security update for the year, addressing a dozen vulnerabilities in the process. The Boot Camp software update is now at version 3.1 for both 32-bit and 64-bit users […]

Windows 7 Maximum Specs For Netbooks
Windows 7 Starter/Home Basic Edition for netbooks will have a lower price tag, but will come with serious limitations for PC makers. Basically, the lower price would apply only to netbooks with displays 10.2″ (and smaller), 250GB mechanical drives or 64GB SSD, single-core CPU with a speed of less than 2Ghz and a thermal design of 15W or less.In some ways, it stinks because consumers have been demanding larger netbooks, […]