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Google Cloud Platform Gets Expanded Windows Support

Google Cloud Platform Gets Expanded Windows Support

By Chris Crum December 9, 2014

Google announced expanded Windows Support for its Cloud Platform. This comes in the form of Microsoft License Mobility, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition availability, and an optimized version of the Chrome RDP app for Windows. Microsoft License Mobility for …

Stephen Elop Talks Plans For Windows Devices Stephen Elop Talks Plans For Windows Devices

As previously reported, Microsoft announced that it is cutting 18,000 jobs within the next year, starting with 13,000 of them within the next six months. CEO Satya Nadella laid out the plans in an email to staff, which the company …

Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing Microsoft Announces Windows 8.1 with Bing

Microsoft announced on Friday that some lower cost Windows devices will come with a new edition of Windows called Windows 8.1 with Bing. Microsoft hardware partners, the company says, will be announcing new Windows devices over the next couple of …

Windows XP: How to Secure the Dead OS Windows XP: How to Secure the Dead OS

The day has finally arrived. Microsoft has been warning consumers for one year now that support for Windows XP will be ending, and at midnight EDT tonight the operating system will officially be dead to Microsoft. What does this mean …

Enterprise Windows XP Support Is About To End Enterprise Windows XP Support Is About To End

The final countdown for Windows XP support is upon us (There’s literally a countdown. You can see it here). It’s had a good twelve-year run, but on April 8th, Microsoft will support the OS no more. This means there will …

Microsoft Will Pay You $100 To Upgrade Windows XP

Microsoft wants you to finally stop using Windows XP. Microsoft announced this week that they will no longer be supporting Windows XP in any of their security updates, and are urging anyone left on the 12-year-old operating system to upgrade …

Best Laptops: Here Are a Few Suggestions

As laptops have taken the main stage as the solely used computer in many households, the importance of choosing the right one has grown substantially. Things to consider when purchasing one of the best laptops are its battery life and …

Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets

The Android mobile OS and Windows OS have co-existed peacefully for years, dominating their respective tech realms. As the tech industry moves toward the true internet-of-things, however, Android is increasingly becoming the OS of choice for a variety of new …

Microsoft Loses Two Executives [Report] Microsoft Loses Two Executives [Report]

Whenever a new CEO takes over, it’s inevitable that there will be shakeups and departures on the executive level. Microsoft isn’t immune to this. In fact, it seems far more susceptible to departures. Case in point, the company is losing …

Nokia Lumia Icon: Boxy Windows Phone at Your Service

Boxy phones are so 2009. Windows phones, if they ever were a thing, had their heyday during some brief moment in history that historians can not agree on. Nokia, however, boldly spits in the faces of those who hold these …

Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks Google And VMWare Bring Windows Apps To Chromebooks

Google has seen the popularity of Chromebooks increase, but one of the biggest knocks against them is always the lack of desktop app support. That changes now to some extent. Google announced today that it has partnered with VMWare to …

Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows? Will Chrome OS Ever Replace Windows?
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In 2011, Google launched the first Chromebooks – a laptop featuring Google’s very own Chrome OS. The machines and accompanying operating system were marketed as an affordable alternative to Windows for those who use computers to browse the Web and …

Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Snags Data Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Snags Data

Foursquare has just received a cash injection from Microsoft, and Microsoft products will soon sport billions of Foursquare data points. The two companies have just announced a strategic partnership that will see Windows OS, as well as Bing, receive location …

Here's What AMD Has In Store For 2014 Here's What AMD Has In Store For 2014

For the past several years, AMD has always played second fiddle to Intel when it came to CPUs. Recently, the company has been moving away from the CPU market to APUs – CPUs that have a GPU on the same …

Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail Microsoft Envisions The Future Of Retail
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What’s been the most innovative technology in retail over the past few years? If you immediately thought of Square, you win. The POS hardware/software combo has made it easier than ever for small businesses to accept and process credit card …

Apathy May One Day Be The Death Of Microsoft Apathy May One Day Be The Death Of Microsoft
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When was the last time you really cared about Microsoft or its products? It was probably when you first bought a Windows XP desktop or laptop during the PC revolution of the late 90s/early 2000s. At that time, you were …

Windows 7 Is No Longer At Retail Windows 7 Is No Longer At Retail

Are you looking for a new Windows PC, but don’t want to get into Windows 8? Well, you’re out of luck if you were hoping to find a copy of Windows 7 through retail as Microsoft stopped selling individual copies …