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Hp brings back windows 7: five new pcs get ‘old’ os

HP Brings Back Windows 7: Five New PCs Get ‘Old’ OS

It’s pretty common knowledge that in late 2012 the PC market made a general shift towards the “Touch” market, and Windows 8 was a pretty good product that catered towards this move. Seriously though, the PC desktop “Everyman” JUST got comfortable with Windows 7. Yet if they want to buy a new non-Touch PC with…

Windows 8. 1: what’s new

Windows 8.1: What’s New

Windows 8 was released on October 26, 2012. Now, eight months and more than 100 million licenses later, Microsoft has released an update – Windows 8.1, or Windows Blue, as its been called. So what does this update bring to the table? Quite a lot, actually. Before a full release is made available in the…

Microsoft Surface Outsells Google Nexus 10

Things are not turning out how Microsoft expected them to be this year, but the Redmond based company might feel a bit better to learn that its Surface line of tablets did outsell Google’s Nexus 10 tablet. This means that the future for Windows 8 in the tablet arena is not bleak, but it’s still…

Windows 8. 1: start button coming back

Windows 8.1: Start Button Coming Back

To all those who have missed the Start button on their Windows 8 taskbars – there is good news. Microsoft is reportedly bringing back the Start menu button in the latest Windows update – Windows 8.1 Sources close to Microsoft have apparently told The Verge that the Start button will make a comeback in the…

New Windows 8 Hardware Specs Suggest Microsoft Shift To Smaller, Cheaper Tablets

Microsoft has recently lowered the logo requirements for any new Windows 8 devices, to let its partners build Windows 8 running devices with a bit lower resolutions. This move to lower the resolution requirements suggests that Microsoft is looking forward to jumping right into the smaller and cheaper tablet market; to compete against popular tablets…

Will The PC Die?

Is This the End for PC’s? In 2010, John Herlihy, vice-president of Google‘s global ad operations, said smartphones would render PCs obsolete within 3 years. 2013 is here, but is the PC dead? Remember the early 2000s? A Desktop was the preferred choice for almost everyone’s computing needs, while the laptop was only the second…

Windows 8: The Good, The Bad, and the Charms Bar

Windows 8 Pro on Dual Boot – My Experience Over time, Windows tends to slow down and lag. Once it’s too much for you to bear, you re-install to make it run all smooth again. I’ve been running Windows 7 ultimate on a Lenovo G580 since July and my Windows installation had begun to crawl by December….