Windows 10: release date, price, news and features

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You have to wonder if Microsoft’s been a little bit Machiavellian with Windows. By giving everyone the much-derided Windows 8, which managed to be a bit rubbish and annoying on touch-screen and desktops alike, it’s now reinstating a whole bunch of features for Windows 10, making it feel like the company’s saving Windows and listening to what we want. Whatever … Read More

Microsoft just made it harder to break up the company

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Microsoft just made it harder to break up the company

Latest sales for Surface, Xbox, and Bing present the next CEO with an increasingly tough decision. It’s too early to talk about the return of the juggernaut of yesteryear after one quarter of strong results, but Microsoft’s latest financial quarter suggests that — new CEO or no — the company is recovering from recent missteps. “In summary, we had a very good … Read More

Apple, Google, Microsoft unite against NSA spying program

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Apple, Google, Microsoft unite against NSA spying program

The tech giants, along with Yahoo, Facebook, and AOL, call upon the Senate Judiciary Committee to substantially reform the US government’s mass surveillance practices. The top tech companies are sharpening their blades in their battle with the National Security Agency. While they’ve been doggedly asking for transparency on the agency’s mass surveillance program for months, they’re now calling for reform. … Read More

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

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Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

Two computer viruses that collaborate are proving hard to clean from infected PCs, Microsoft research suggests. The pair of viruses foil removal by regularly downloading updated versions of their malware partner. The novel versions are usually unknown to anti-virus programs which let the malicious programs persist. Once present on a PC, the viruses let thieves take over a machine so … Read More

Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement

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Windows 8.1's little changes are a huge improvement

Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement Microsoft on Wednesday released its first preview of Windows 8.1, a vastly improved update of its forward-thinking but flawed PC operating system. On paper, the list of changes that Microsoft made to Windows 8.1 don’t seem all that major. No, the app tiles aren’t gone. Yes, the Start button is back, but not exactly … Read More

Back up your Computer before trying Windows 8.1

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Don't forget to back up your PC before trying Windows 8.1

Back up your Computer before trying Windows 8.1 Release previews are never for the faint of heart. Trial software is prone to dealing out all sorts of bumps and bruises, and if something goes really, truly rotten, you could wind up with a complete (and inadvertent) system wipe on your hands. Now, the Windows 8.1 preview seems remarkably stable as far as … Read More

Xbox One Will Not Require Internet

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Xbox One Will Not Require Internet

Xbox One Will Not Require Internet, Restrict Used Games No more game lending restrictions, daily check-ins or region locks. Microsoft has changed its policies regarding Xbox One’s internet requirements, used game restrictions and more. Contrary to the details announced earlier this month, Microsoft has now confirmed news originally reported on Giant Bomb that Xbox One will not require an internet connection to play offline games or need to … Read More