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Microsoft Will Remove Crapware – For The Same Price as Windows 7 Microsoft Will Remove Crapware – For The Same Price as Windows 7
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Microsoft is now pushing PC’s that not only come with Windows 7, but come with a “cleaner” version of the operating system that is free of “crapware.” Software, such as DVD playback programs, customer help icons, and trial games, is …

OnLive Adjusts Service To Meet Microsoft Licensing Rules OnLive Adjusts Service To Meet Microsoft Licensing Rules
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OnLive has changed its popular OnLive Desktop service to bring it into compliance with Microsoft’s licensing rules. OnLive Desktop is now powered by Microsoft’s Windows Server 2008 instead of Windows 7. OnLive Desktop allows users to connect their iPad or …

Windows Vista Loses Mainstream Support Today Windows Vista Loses Mainstream Support Today
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Can you believe it’s been five years since Microsoft unleashed Windows Vista upon the general populace? Like with all operating systems released by Microsoft, it’s time for Vista to move on out to greener pastures. The greener pastures in this …

tuCloud CEO Plans To Violate Microsoft Licensing, Provoke Lawsuit tuCloud CEO Plans To Violate Microsoft Licensing, Provoke Lawsuit

Last week we brought you news that OnLive, a company that specializes in streaming PC games over broadband internet connection, was facing licensing troubles from Microsoft. In January OnLive launched a new service that allowed users to access a fully-featured …

OnLive’s Windows 7 For iPad Service May Be In Trouble OnLive’s Windows 7 For iPad Service May Be In Trouble

OnLive, the game streaming company, announced the launch of their new technology in January that lets iPad 2 users stream a fully featured Windows 7 desktop on their tablet. It’s an awesome technology that lets iPad 2 users have the …

Kinect For Windows Launches Today
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Kinect for Windows launched today – pause for celebration. Now that the celebration is over, we can get into the stuff that really matters on the Kinect for Windows front – software. Over on the Microsoft blog, the Kinect team …

Despite 5 Awful Years, Windows Vista Still #3 Most Used OS In The World Despite 5 Awful Years, Windows Vista Still #3 Most Used OS In The World
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Today marks exactly five years since Microsoft cast the cruciatus curse of operating systems onto PCs everywhere: Windows Vista. The reviews have never been… kind, to put it gently. You’d be lucky to find anyone these days who could convincingly …

OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads OnLive Streams Windows 7 To iPads
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The unholy union of Windows and Mac shall be consummated with the appearance of Windows 7 on an iPad. Onlive, the company that made cloud computing cool with their game streaming service, are bringing virtual desktop streaming to the iPad. …

Windows 8 Promises Faster Boot Up Times Windows 8 Promises Faster Boot Up Times
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People often test how robust their computer is by seeing how long it takes to boot it up from an off postion. Now, it’s true the software being booted into has a huge impact on upload speeds, so that needs …

First Windows 8 Build Leaks First Windows 8 Build Leaks
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After an impressive return to glory with Windows 7, after the negativity surrounding Vista, Bill Gates Steve Ballmer’s gang doesn’t appear to be resting on their laurels. The apparent goal for the next version of the Windows operating system is …

Flickr Releases Apps For Windows 7

Yahoo has introduced its Flickr app for Windows 7 and Windows Phone 7 devices.

The Flickr Windows Phone 7 app is available in the Zune Marketplace and the Windows 7 tablet app can be downloaded from the Flickr website.

 

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Microsoft Intent On Making Tablet Gains
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It can only be a company of the stature as Microsoft that can continue battling and trying real hard to make it big in every field that it enters. No matter how much competition it faces from stalwarts like Apple, Google, etc. in the Tablet market (which is dominated by iPads) Microsoft is bent on making it big here too.

Bing Takes Advantage of IE9′s Capabilities
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As you probably know, Microsoft launched the Internet Explorer 9 (beta) publicly today. It can be downloaded here

Microsoft Reports Great Quarter, Credits Windows 7

Don’t be shocked if one or more shrines to Windows 7 are erected in Redmond today.  Microsoft released its quarterly earnings report this afternoon, and thanks in large part to the new operating system, the company’s numbers look quite good.

Windows 7 Drives Holiday Software Sales

U.S. software retail sales fell slightly by just over 1 percent for the 2009 holiday season, according to The NPD Group.

Sales for the 5-week holiday period totaled $278 million dollars, up from the 13 percent decline during the 2008 holiday season.

Windows 7 Sales Outperform Vista Launch

Initial sales of Microsoft’s Windows 7 software outperformed those of Vista’s first few days on the U.S. market, according to the latest analysis from The NPD Group.

Windows 7 software unit sales in the U.S. were 234 percent higher than Vista’s first few days of sales. A combination of early discounts on pre-sales and a lack of promotional activity for the Ultimate version resulted in dollar sales that were 82 percent higher than Vista.

Apple Unveils New “Get a Mac” Ad
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Apple has released a new commercial in their "I’m a PC" and "I’m a Mac" successful advertising campaign. The new ad is aimed directly at Windows 7, which was just released yesterday.

Which has the better OS: Apple or PC - Tell us what you think.

Only In Japan: Burger King Offers A Windows 7 Whopper
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UPDATE: A video has surface on Youtube of someone attempting to eat the Windows 7 Whopper… watch at your own risk.

Microsoft Wants You To Bing Up Your Windows 7
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Microsoft unleashed Windows 7 onto the public today, and the company’s Bing team has released some downloadable wallpaper things for the operating system. The themes are based on the images that the search engine uses on its homepage.

What People Are Saying About Microsoft Windows 7
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Machines with Microsoft’s Windows 7 went on sale today. Unsurprisingly, it is one of the hottest topics on the web. Everybody’s talking about it on Twitter. Everybody’s searching for it. Microsoft and Windows queries are all over Google’s Hot Trends list. Everybody wants to know more about Windows 7.

Well, let’s look at what people are saying about it. Here’s a sample from the Twitterverse:

Report: Most Businesses To Give Windows 7 Wide Birth

Professionals who still use XP machines shouldn’t plan on acting out a certain equipment destruction scene from "Office Space" anytime soon.  A new report indicates that, even though Windows 7 will be released in the near future, it may be quite some time before the average company decides to deploy the new operating system.