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Microsoft sent a reminder: Get ready for Windows 7 updates to cease
Microsoft sent a reminder: Get ready for Windows 7 updates to cease
Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 7 which brings along a new dialog box reminding of the most unfortunate news. Well, unfortunate if ...... 21 Mar 2019
Microsoft discontinues Windows Media Center
Microsoft discontinues Windows Media Center
Microsoft has been unveiling more about its upcoming operating system this past week at Build conference in San Francisco. The company also ...... 03 May 2015 - 1 comment
Microsoft stops selling Windows 7 versions, Windows 8
Microsoft stops selling Windows 7 versions, Windows 8
Microsoft has halted the retail sale of some versions of its still-popular Windows 7 operating system, and of its successor Windows 8. 06 Nov 2014 - 19 comments
China bans Microsoft Office on government computers
China bans Microsoft Office on government computers
The Chinese government, just a month after banning Windows 8 on its employee's computers, has continued the trend, this time banning the Office productivity suite. 04 Jul 2014 - 5 comments
China: Windows 8 is a threat to national security
China: Windows 8 is a threat to national security
Just a week after its use was banned on Chinese government computers, Windows 8 has now been branded as a threat to national security. 08 Jun 2014 - 8 comments
Report: Microsoft Office for iPad coming soon
Report: Microsoft Office for iPad coming soon
According to connected insider Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft will be releasing a full Office for iPad 'sooner than you think. 15 Feb 2014 - 2 comments
Mozilla postpones 'Modern' version of Firefox, again
Mozilla postpones 'Modern' version of Firefox, again
Mozilla has confirmed that its Windows 8 'Modern' version of Firefox has been postponed, again, this time until January. 17 Sep 2013 - 2 comments
Windows 8 market share explodes for August
Windows 8 market share explodes for August
Windows 8 saw its share grow significantly for August. 02 Sep 2013 - 16 comments
Firefox to make its first touch-ready Windows 8 appearance
Firefox to make its first touch-ready Windows 8 appearance
Mozilla is planning to launch a touch-ready version of its Firefox browser for Windows 8 by the end of the year, nearly a year after the operating system launched. 21 Aug 2013 - 2 comments
Windows 8 now at just 5.4 percent market share
Windows 8 now at just 5.4 percent market share
Windows 8 continues its very slow path to relevance, now controlling 5.4 percent of global market share. 01 Aug 2013 - 7 comments
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
Review: The first 8.1-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3 09 Jul 2013 - 5 comments
HP, Samsung team up to fight Windows piracy in China
HP, Samsung team up to fight Windows piracy in China
HP and Samsung have teamed up to fight Windows OS piracy in China. 20 Jun 2013 - 13 comments
All smaller Windows 8 tablets to ship with bundled copy of Office 2013
All smaller Windows 8 tablets to ship with bundled copy of Office 2013
Microsoft has confirmed today that future Windows 8 tablets in the 7 to 8-inch range will ship with free copies of Office 2013 06 Jun 2013 - 5 comments
Acer Iconia W3 is the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet
Acer Iconia W3 is the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet
Acer has unveiled the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, the Iconia W3 04 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
Windows Blue update preview coming next month
Windows Blue update preview coming next month
Microsoft will release a preview version of its anticipated Windows 8 update at Build, the company has confirmed. 09 May 2013 - 16 comments
Microsoft sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses so far
Microsoft sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses so far
Microsoft Corp has revealed that it has sold over 100 million licenses for its flagship Windows 8 operating system in the six months since its launch. 07 May 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets last quarter
Good for 1.8 percent market share 03 May 2013 - 5 comments
Windows Blue will include boot to desktop option
Windows Blue will include boot to desktop option
Can bypass Modern UI 18 Apr 2013 - 31 comments
Nokia expands Nokia+ Music streaming service to Windows 8, RT devices
Nokia expands Nokia+ Music streaming service to Windows 8, RT devices
Subscription service allows for unlimited music on mobile devices 07 Apr 2013
Microsoft changes one requirement of Windows 8 tablets, suggesting smaller form factor is coming
Microsoft changes one requirement of Windows 8 tablets, suggesting smaller form factor is coming
Microsoft has made a small change to its Windows 8 tablet minimum hardware requirements 29 Mar 2013 - 1 comment
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