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  1. Desktop computing and Windows 8

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    After months of playing around with Windows 8, I've come to a realization. This is only my opinion, but something to ponder. For the past years the mobile market has boomed, and has completely taken over the IT world. Tablets are preferred over laptops and notebooks for traveling employees...
  2. Windows is 27 years old!

    Windows XP Support
    On the 20th of November, the Windows operating system officially turned 27, following the 1985 release of Windows 1.0. Since its first induction onto commercial computers Windows has evolved from a standard GUI system to a full-fledged, user-friendly graphical interface with support for almost...
  3. Windows 8: Why can’t I play DVDs?

    Windows XP Support
    If you’ve looked at Windows 8 at all, you may have noticed that the standard version comes with a limited Windows Media Player that can’t handle DVDs. Is this the end of the DVD? Not quite. The lack of DVD support in Windows 8 might be a step closer to the death of the DVD, but your film...
  4. Get ready for Internet Explorer 10

    Windows XP Support
    18 months ago Microsoft released the 9th version of their web browser, Internet Explorer 9. IE9, for short, came with all new bells and whistles for the Internet as HTML 5 and CSS3. Microsoft may have been behind on adding HTML5 and CSS3 to IE9 but in this upcoming month Microsoft just announced...
  5. Windows 8 open to public

    Windows XP Support
    After huge hyping, testing, complaining, cheering on, loving, hating, and various other emotions and events happening around the new and completely different Windows 8, it has finally reached its retail release date. Whether it will get enough users to consider changing to it remains to be seen...
  6. Windows RT, aka Windows on ARM

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft is starting to seem like it might be slowly edging to an unwanted platform with RT. For those wondering, Windows RT (formerly known as Windows on ARM) will be a version of the Windows 8 operating system for ARM devices such as tablets. The RT acronym does not officially stand for...
  7. From '85 to Windows 8

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft has finally announced the release date for the newest iteration of their popular operating system. Windows 8 will be available from 26 October, as confirmed by unit leader Steven Sinofsky at a recent sales meeting according to a MS communications manager. The operating system has...
  8. Microsoft Confirm Windows 8 Release Date

    Windows XP Support
    Microsoft have revealed that Windows 8 will be released on the 26th of October. The declaration was made at the firm's annual sales meeting and was  published on its blog  shortly after. The firm has described the update as the most important redesign of its interface in more than a decade...
  9. Which device is Windows 8 really for?

    Windows XP Support
    When buying a new PC or a tablet there is one major thing to take into consideration; the operation system (OS). It’s what makes the device act and feel like it should. Your PC or tablet may have outstanding features but what will allow you to run them or use them is the OS. Think of the...
  10. Linux 2012 - The year so far

    Linux Support
    We're half way through 2012 and so far the Linux world has witnessed the releases of some major distribution LTS or Long Term Support releases, we've heard the news that Microsoft Windows 8 will be out at the end of this year and how the Linux community have reacted to this and the also the...
  11. Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Windows XP Support
    For the Windows 8 fans among you, the Windows 8 Consumer Preview is now available for download; click the link below to grab the download. Windows 8 Consumer Preview The download comes as an executable tool, which will also check your PC for compatibility. Standard ISO downloads are also...
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