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Turn Your Windows Desktop Into A Windows 7 Phone

An extremely interesting post on LifeHacker has revealed Omnimo, a “metro/zune UI inspired, highly functional and customizable complete rainmeter desktop skin suite, the name is derived from the word WinMo…

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R.I.P. Microsoft Office

What we know as Microsoft Office is quickly coming to an end. As more and more applications hit the cloud and become universally available, compatible, and always-on, the client side…

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Apple Gets Sued For Violating Multi-Touch Patents

Although this is mainly a Windows based site, I thought that some of our readers might be interested in Apple’s recent patent violation as Apple is Microsoft’s main competition. Elan…

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Windows 7 SP1 to Feature Performance Improvements

According to one of today’s posts on Softpedia, Windows 7′s first service pack may bring some more performance to the table as Softpedia cites a “third-party source.” Although Microsoft has…

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Microsoft Responds to 2 Minute IE8 Hack

At the annual Pwn2Own contest, IE8 was hacked in less than two minutes on a fully-patched 64-bit Windows 7 installation by Peter Vreugdenhil who bypassed ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization)…

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Windows Live Wave 4 M2 Leaked

After nothing but screenshots for quite some time when it comes to Windows Live Essentials Wave 4, a build has finally been leaked (build number 15.2.2585.0122); however, it’s an old…

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XP SP2 (x86) and Vista RTM Support Ending Soon

Those users running the 32-bit version of Windows XP with SP2 or Vista RTM may want to consider an upgrade to Windows 7 or a newer service pack as Microsoft’s…

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Microsoft Office 2010 RC Leaked

Microsoft’s Office 2010 RC has been leaked to various torrent sites (brings back memories of the constant postings of new Windows 7 leaks) after being circulated via Microsoft Connect on…

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Firefox 4.0 Concept Videos Appear

In a recent blog post by Stephen Horlander, a new interface for Firefox 4.0 was shown in two concept videos that match the Ribbon style present in Windows 7. The…

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Microsoft Denies IIS Flaw

In August, Microsoft began an investigation into IIS (Internet Information Services) after claims of a vulnerability involving the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) in IIS version 6. At the time, the…

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Windows 7 Power Plan Assistant

The Power Plan Assistant for Windows 7 is a small application designed to help the user switch between any power plans available on the PC, including custom plans and all…

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Google Chrome OS: The Next Digital Revolution

With the advent of Windows 7, many users have been scrambling to compare the OS to Apple’s leading product, OS X Snow Leopard. However, in the midst of the competition…

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Support Ends In July For XP SP2 and Win2K

Extended Support for Windows XP SP2, Windows 2000, and Windows 2000 Server will finally end on July 13, 2010. After this day, Microsoft will no longer provide individual support or…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Official Packaging Leaked

CentrumXP has revealed what is supposedly the official packaging for Office 2010. Although all leaks must be taken with some degree of uncertainty, CentrumXP was the first to leak the…

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Microsoft Security Essentials: Hype or Reality?

Released today, Microsoft Security Essentials is a product that advertises itself as a free solution for “Virus, Spyware, And Malware Protection” by our favorite Corporate Giant, Microsoft. The product is…

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No Restrictions For Netbooks

It was recently revealed that Microsoft will not force OEMs and ODMs to install only Windows 7 Starter on netbooks, instead opting to allow them to choose which version of…

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Windows and Mac OS – Held Back By Marketshare?

Although it’s impossible to estimate the market share of GNU/Linux, lately it seems that the very element that makes Windows and Mac OS “successful,” the marketshare that each OS (operating…

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Get Windows 7 For 50% Off

OEM copies of Windows 7 have recently appeared on Newegg, and they are priced at roughly 50% of the cost for their retail counterparts from Microsoft. Of course, these OEM…

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