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Daily Mail
Blackberry buys rival software firm in $425m bid to reinvent itself as simple way for firms to manage smartphones BlackBerry shifting focus to de
Blackberry buys rival software firm in $425m bid to reinvent itself
Daily Mail / Posted 33 minutes ago
as simple way for firms to manage smartphones BlackBerry shifting focus to device management software for enterprises Also preparing to launch Android 'slider' phone with hidden... Read more
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CNET
Apple boosts lead over Samsung in US smartphone arenaApple continues to outshine its arch rival Samsung in the US smartphone market.
Apple boosts lead over Samsung in US smartphone arena
CNET / Posted an hour ago
Apple continues to outshine its arch rival Samsung in the US smartphone market. For the three months ended July, Apple remained in first place in the US with a smartphone market share of 44.2 percent, up from 43.1 percent for the prior three months,... Read more
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International Business Times
Windows 10 Threshold 2 update expected in November Microsoft is working on what is called a non-patch update for Windows 10, coden
Windows 10 Threshold 2 update expected in November
International Business Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Microsoft is working on what is called a non-patch update for Windows 10, codenamed Threshold 2. This was originally scheduled for release in October but has been pushed to early November. WinBeta, obtaining information from its sources, asserts... Read more
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CNET
Getting BSOD every 10 mins, help.Blue Screen every 10 mins. Started yesterday. Windows 7, Radeon HD 6900 Series
Getting BSOD every 10 mins, help.
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
Blue Screen every 10 mins. Started yesterday. Windows 7, Radeon HD 6900 Series I downloaded Bluescreenviewer. Here's the latest few. 090115-19250-01.dmp 9/1/2015 7:43:30 PM KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED 0x0000001e 00000000`00000000 00000000`00000000... Read more
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Bizjournals
Windows 10 is now running on 5 percent of all PCs, outpacing early adoption of Windows 7, 8Windows 10 adoption is going better than Windows 8. The early adoption rate of
Windows 10 is now running on 5 percent of all PCs, outpacing early adoption of Windows 7, 8
Bizjournals / Posted 2 days ago
Windows 10 adoption is going better than Windows 8. The early adoption rate of the new Windows operating system for August was 4.9 percent, which outpaced the 4.1 percent of PCs running Windows 7 a month after it was available, according to the... Read more
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CNET
EU slaps Microsoft with $1.35 billion fineThis post was updated several times, most recently at 7:40 a.m. PST, with addit
EU slaps Microsoft with $1.35 billion fine
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
This post was updated several times, most recently at 7:40 a.m. PST, with additional reporting provided by CNET News.com's Dawn Kawamoto. European Union regulators on Wednesday fined Microsoft a record 899 million euros, or $1.35 billion, for... Read more
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CNET
Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online videoSome of the tech industry's largest companies -- Cisco, Microsoft, Google, Inte
Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
Some of the tech industry's largest companies -- Cisco, Microsoft, Google, Intel, Mozilla, Amazon and Netflix -- have banded together to boost the quality of online video. The new Alliance for Open Media seeks to create new video compression... Read more
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Slate
Facial Recognition Technology May Be Creepy. But So What?The citizen’s guide to the future. The tiny, shelf-level security camera at th
Facial Recognition Technology May Be Creepy. But So What?
Slate / Posted 3 days ago
The citizen’s guide to the future. The tiny, shelf-level security camera at the grocery store is watching you. It’s recording your height, gender, race, and approximate age, as well as the brand of orange juice you just placed in your shopping cart.... Read more
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Converge! Network Digest
NVIDIA's GRID 2.0 Virtual Desktop Doubles Density to 128 Users per Server ~ Converge! Network DigestNVIDIA introduced its GRID 2.0 virtual desktop solution featuring greater densi
NVIDIA's GRID 2.0 Virtual Desktop Doubles Density to 128 Users per Server ~ Converge! Network Digest
Converge! Network Digest / Posted 4 days ago
NVIDIA introduced its GRID 2.0 virtual desktop solution featuring greater density and performance along with support from major server vendors, including Cisco, Dell, HP and Lenovo. NVIDIA has worked closely with Citrix and VMware to bring a rich... Read more
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Salon.com
Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secretDid Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies
Amazon, Facebook and Google have the same secret
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Did Bill Gates intend, when he set out, to exploit the extraordinary economies of scale in software—which, unlike perhaps any other type of business, occur on both the supply and demand sides? It seems likely. In the 1970s, his corporate motto was... Read more
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iTNews
MSN hit by large exploit kit malvertising campaignAngler EK used to plant ransomware and ad fraud code. Microsoft's MSN web port
MSN hit by large exploit kit malvertising campaign
iTNews / Posted 7 days ago
Angler EK used to plant ransomware and ad fraud code. Microsoft's MSN web portal has been used by unknown attackers to serve up malicious advertising code that attempted to plant the Angler Exploit Kit on visitors' computers. MSN is the default... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Intuit Launches New Online QuickBooks App for WindowsIntuit is stepping up its QuickBooks game. The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech
Intuit Launches New Online QuickBooks App for Windows
Entrpreneur / Posted 8 days ago
Intuit is stepping up its QuickBooks game. The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant today announceda new online app companion for its popular accounting software solution. The latest offering in the QuickBooks Online ecosystem will be available for... Read more
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Techrepublic
Five tools for defragmenting your hard diskThe Windows operating system has included defragmentation capabilities for deca
Five tools for defragmenting your hard disk
Techrepublic / Posted 9 days ago
The Windows operating system has included defragmentation capabilities for decades. Yet there are lots of third-party applications that include features not found in native Windows tools. This article lists five commercial defrag apps. Note: This... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
20 Years Later, Windows 95 Launch Brings Tears of Nostalgia - and HilarityTwenty years ago Monday, Bill Gates officially released Windows 95, ushering in
20 Years Later, Windows 95 Launch Brings Tears of Nostalgia - and Hilarity
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 10 days ago
Twenty years ago Monday, Bill Gates officially released Windows 95, ushering in a new era. The operating system featured a graphical user interface, along with a task bar and multitasking support, and it introduced the now-iconic Start button to... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Baby bull naming contest and moreFIRST COAST“Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” Osher Lifelong
Baby bull naming contest and more
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
FIRST COAST“Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, part of the Division of Continuing Education at the University of North Florida, presents “Making Your Yard a Life Garden for Flying Flowers” 9:30-11... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Today Is the 20th Anniversary of Windows 95There were round-the-block lines and Jennifer Aniston made an hour-long instruc
Today Is the 20th Anniversary of Windows 95
Entrpreneur / Posted 11 days ago
There were round-the-block lines and Jennifer Aniston made an hour-long instructional video for it. Twenty years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 95, and promptly changed the way we interact with our computers. On Aug. 24, 1995, Microsoft -- at that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gates: Microsoft, money and mojoBerlin - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates laid the cornerstone of his success wi
Gates: Microsoft, money and mojo
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
Berlin - Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates laid the cornerstone of his success with Windows, the operating system used by nearly all of the world’s PCs. Thirty years since Windows’ debut and 20 since the introduction of the game-changing Windows 95,... Read more
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International Business Times
Microsoft to launch Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, 950 XL and Band 2 at October event Following the successful rollout of the new Windows operating system, it looks
Microsoft to launch Surface Pro 4, Lumia 950, 950 XL and Band 2 at October event
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
Following the successful rollout of the new Windows operating system, it looks like Microsoft is now turning its focus to the hardware part. According to the latest disclosure, the Redmond-based tech major is planning a massive hardware event in... Read more
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techcentral.ie
Windows Server 2016 new featuresWhat to expect from Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Server operating system Windo
Windows Server 2016 new features
techcentral.ie / Posted 16 days ago
What to expect from Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Server operating system Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is set to launch soon, so here are some of the major additions to the Windows Server 2016 operating system ahead of its arrival next... Read more
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Mashable
Parallels Desktop 11 brings Cortana to the MacWhat's This?Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac puts Microsoft's Cortana digital assis
Parallels Desktop 11 brings Cortana to the Mac
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
What's This?Parallels Desktop 11 for Mac puts Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant on your Mac desktop. Parallels has a long history of smashing together competing operating systems to help platform-blending organizations move easily between OSes... Read more
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CNET
Acer Switch 10 E review: A small hybrid with some extra storageThe Acer Switch line of hybrids was one of our favorites early on in the Window
Acer Switch 10 E review: A small hybrid with some extra storage
CNET / Posted 16 days ago
The Acer Switch line of hybrids was one of our favorites early on in the Windows 8 era because this low-cost line kept its screen and keyboard connected via a magnetic hinge, which was much easier to use than the physical latches many other hybrids... Read more
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Macworld
Nuance pushes speech recognition to Android, iOS with new Dragon Anywhere Nuance's popular dictation app is now a cloud-connected service that works in
Nuance pushes speech recognition to Android, iOS with new Dragon Anywhere
Macworld / Posted 17 days ago
Nuance's popular dictation app is now a cloud-connected service that works in tandem with updated versions for the Mac and PC. On Tuesday, Nuance Communications debuted what... Read more
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Brisbane Times
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convincedWindows 10: something old, something new I don't know if I broke a law of comp
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convinced
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 days ago
Windows 10: something old, something new I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates of computing hell. But it has... Read more
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WA Today
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convincedNo regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don'
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convinced
WA Today / Posted 17 days ago
No regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates... Read more
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The Age
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convincedNo regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don'
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convinced
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
No regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convincedNo regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don'
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convinced
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
No regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates... Read more
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Canberra Times
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convincedNo regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don'
I was a Microsoft sceptic, but Windows 10 has me convinced
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
No regrets: Windows 10 has been an entirely positive experience so far. I don't know if I broke a law of computing or committed heresy. But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates... Read more
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International Business Times
Windows 10 cumulative update KB3081438 said to resolve Store issues Microsoft has pushed out another cumulative update - KB3081438 - for Windows 10
Windows 10 cumulative update KB3081438 said to resolve Store issues
International Business Times / Posted 19 days ago
Microsoft has pushed out another cumulative update - KB3081438 - for Windows 10. This is the third such update after Microsoft released the new Windows operating system officially on 29 July. Like the previous releases, this update also improves the... Read more
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The Register
Kaspersky Lab denies tricking AV rivals into nuking harmless filesKaspersky Lab deliberately fed bogus malware to its rivals to sabotage their an
Kaspersky Lab denies tricking AV rivals into nuking harmless files
The Register / Posted 20 days ago
Kaspersky Lab deliberately fed bogus malware to its rivals to sabotage their antivirus products, two anonymous former employees allege. Kaspersky says the accusations are false. Reuters reported today that two ex-Kaspersky engineers claim they were... Read more
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New Kerala
Lenovo to lay off over 3,000 employees Chinese technology giant Lenovo announced on Thursday that it was laying off
Lenovo to lay off over 3,000 employees
New Kerala / Posted 22 days ago
Chinese technology giant Lenovo announced on Thursday that it was laying off 3,200 employees following a disappointing last quarter of business. The job cut, which will be conducted in the company's... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Lenovo is inserting its own software into clean Windows installs via BIOS – but is Microsoft actually to blame?Lenovo is reportedly using rootkit-style techniques to put its own software on
Lenovo is inserting its own software into clean Windows installs via BIOS – but is Microsoft actually to blame?
Computing.co.uk / Posted 23 days ago
Lenovo is reportedly using rootkit-style techniques to put its own software on to clean Windows installs by programming the BIOS of its machines to overwrite Windows system files every time the hardware boots. Following on from the customer fallout... Read more
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The Register
Who's to blame for Jeep hack vulns? BlackBerry says, 'Don't look at us'BlackBerry has denied rumors that its software might have played a role in the
Who's to blame for Jeep hack vulns? BlackBerry says, 'Don't look at us'
The Register / Posted 24 days ago
BlackBerry has denied rumors that its software might have played a role in the infamous "Jeep hack," saying it's "unequivocally" not true. In July, security researchers revealed that certain cars built by Fiat Chrysler were vulnerable to potentially... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Windows 10 fixes many of Windows 8’s mistakesTroy Wolverton’s Technology column appears on Mondays. Windows 10, the latest
Windows 10 fixes many of Windows 8’s mistakes
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
Troy Wolverton’s Technology column appears on Mondays. Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, upholds the adage about the company’s flagship product — every other release is good. Released last week, the new software... Read more
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Quartz
Netscape changed the internet—and the world—when it went public 20 years ago todayNetscape went public 20 years ago today—a look at how it catalyzed the dot-com
Netscape changed the internet—and the world—when it went public 20 years ago today
Quartz / Posted 26 days ago
Netscape went public 20 years ago today—a look at how it catalyzed the dot-com boom and changed the world - Quartz A brave new world wide webNetscape changed the internet—and the world—when it went public 20 years ago Rosanne Siino, a professor at... Read more
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Field Technologies Online
xTablet T7000 Rugged Tablet PCIt's small. It's lightweight. And it's rugged. The versatile xTablet® T7000 giv
xTablet T7000 Rugged Tablet PC
Field Technologies Online / Posted 27 days ago
It's small. It's lightweight. And it's rugged. The versatile xTablet® T7000 gives your mobile workers the best of all worlds. It offers the functionality of a notebook, the full Windows® operating system of a Tablet PC and the portability of a... Read more
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PC Magazine
Don't Hold Your Breath for Minecraft 2Gamers have been speculating about a sequel to Minecraft for years, but here's
Don't Hold Your Breath for Minecraft 2
PC Magazine / Posted 27 days ago
Gamers have been speculating about a sequel to Minecraft for years, but here's the truth: It's not happening. At least, not any time soon. In fact, developer Mojang says it's never even discussed the possibility of creating Minecraft 2, according to... Read more
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CNET
Microsoft boosts Bug Bounty program to fight software flawsMicrosoft is using the occasion of the Black Hat hacker conference as a springb
Microsoft boosts Bug Bounty program to fight software flaws
CNET / Posted 29 days ago
Microsoft is using the occasion of the Black Hat hacker conference as a springboard to unveil a new approach to bug bounties. With the launch of Microsoft's latest operating system, the race is on to discover overlooked bugs and security flaws that... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Microsoft charging to play DVDs in Windows 10Users of the latest version of Microsoft's Windows operating system are being s
Microsoft charging to play DVDs in Windows 10
Sky News Australia / Posted 29 days ago
Users of the latest version of Microsoft's Windows operating system are being slugged almost $20 - just to play DVDs. While previous versions of Windows could play DVDs for free, Windows 10 users are being asked to pay $18.39 for a standalone... Read more
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PhysOrg
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the ada
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the adage about the company's flagship product - every other release is good. Released last week, the new software replaces the unloved and unpopular Windows 8 and is designed... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Windows 10 must win in mobileHands on with Windows 10: Attendees at the Windows 10 launch event in Sydney we
Windows 10 must win in mobile
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Hands on with Windows 10: Attendees at the Windows 10 launch event in Sydney were generally pleased with Microsoft's new operating system. Photo / Juha Saarinen Technology moves increasingly fast and it's not just people who find it difficult to... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Researchers demonstrate firmware attack targeting MacsApple enthusiasts will often smugly tell you that their choice of personal comp
Researchers demonstrate firmware attack targeting Macs
Computing.co.uk / Posted a month ago
Apple enthusiasts will often smugly tell you that their choice of personal computer is much more secure than any desktop or laptop running a Microsoft Windows operating system. However, two security researchers will this week showcase an attack that... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Wolverton: Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the ada
Wolverton: Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8
Inside Bay Area / Posted 1 months ago
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the adage about the company's flagship product -- every other release is good. Released last week, the new software replaces the unloved and unpopular Windows 8 and is designed... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the ada
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the adage about the company's flagship product -- every other release is good. Released last week, the new software replaces the unloved and unpopular Windows 8 and is designed... Read more
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iol.co.za
The man to clean up for Windows?REUTERSWindows 10 came out with a whimper, not a bang, and Microsoft's road fro
The man to clean up for Windows?
iol.co.za / Posted 1 months ago
REUTERSWindows 10 came out with a whimper, not a bang, and Microsoft's road from here onwards depends almost entirely on chairman and chief executive Satya Nadella. Picture: Robert Galbraith London - There was a time when the launch of a new version... Read more
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Canberra Times
Microsoft's $7.5 billion Nokia lessonMicrosoft's bet on Nokia appears to have been a catastrophe. Photo: Reuters Le
Microsoft's $7.5 billion Nokia lesson
Canberra Times / Posted 1 months ago
Microsoft's bet on Nokia appears to have been a catastrophe. Photo: Reuters Let's call it the $US7.5 billion lesson. That's the amount Microsoft wrote off on Nokia's phone unit, which it bought a little over a year ago for what it said was $US9.5... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
This Simple Windows 10 Tweak Could Reduce RAM And CPU UsageA new Windows operating system just arrived and with it, a truckload of fresh t
This Simple Windows 10 Tweak Could Reduce RAM And CPU Usage
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 1 months ago
A new Windows operating system just arrived and with it, a truckload of fresh tweaks that’ll help it run faster, leaner and better. It’ll take a while before we’ve collected all the good tips but for now, here’s one that might make your experience... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
Wolverton: Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the ada
Wolverton: Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8
The Fremont Argus / Posted 1 months ago
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the adage about the company's flagship product -- every other release is good. Released last week, the new software replaces the unloved and unpopular Windows 8 and is designed... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the ada
Windows 10 fixes the mistakes of Windows 8
Silicon Valley / Posted 1 months ago
Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, upholds the adage about the company's flagship product -- every other release is good. Released last week, the new software replaces the unloved and unpopular Windows 8 and is designed... Read more
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Independent
Satya Nadella: As Windows 10 is launched can he return Microsoft to its former glory?Where Microsoft goes from here depends on chairman and chief executive Satya Na
Satya Nadella: As Windows 10 is launched can he return Microsoft to its former glory?
Independent / Posted 1 months ago
Where Microsoft goes from here depends on chairman and chief executive Satya Nadella, a 47-year-old Indian immigrant facing the gruelling task of returning his organisation to its former glory. Running Microsoft was once the highest-profile job, not... Read more
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Mashable
The evolution of Windows startup sounds from Windows 3.1 to 10Every Windows operating system release from Windows 3.1 to Windows 8 has shippe
The evolution of Windows startup sounds from Windows 3.1 to 10
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
Every Windows operating system release from Windows 3.1 to Windows 8 has shipped with a startup sound. Hearing the chimes assures you that your computer is working and starting up properly. With the release of Windows 10, the startup music is no... Read more
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