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Office 2013 but Oh, So Bland!

George Garza  has written a good insight into the new Office 2013 (See: “A Quick View of Office 2013“). It  is easy to download and it installs effortlessly, provided of course you…

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Windows 7 Claims The Market As Windows 8 Looms

Windows 7 has finally claimed more than 50% of the operating system marketshare, nearly 3 years after its release. How will Windows 8 fair when its released?

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The 600 Million Windows 7 Mark

Even with the Windows 8 release right around the corner, say October 2012, Windows 7 continues to be very popular. Microsoft announced the 600 million license mark  for Windows 7.…

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Windows 7 Upgrade Details, Windows 8 Workshop Rumors

Two weeks ago details leaked about Microsoft’s plan to offer Windows 7 to Windows 8 upgrades for $14.99 for customers who purchase a PC running Windows 7 Home Basic or…

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Microsoft Confirms Windows Server 2012 – Launching This Year

Microsoft announced today that Windows Server 8 is officially being renamed as Windows Server 2012 and it will be launched this year, probably alongside Windows 8

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Microsoft Lining Up Windows 8 For October 2012 Release

Microsoft are looking to launch Windows 8 in October of 2012, just in time for the holiday season alongside an army of new tablets according to Bloomberg

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Ex – Microsoft Employee Wants To Fix Windows 8

An Ex- Microsoft employee isn’t too happy with what Microsoft have done in Windows 8. So much so that he’s started up a website stating what he’d do to fix Windows 8

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Microsoft Comments On Windows 8′s Start Button Issue

If you have been following this blog or any of the other excellent news site that cover Windows 8, or had your first hours of first-hand experience with the Consumer…

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Windows 8 Themes Not Compatible With Windows 7 Themes

Microsoft in a new blog post on the Windows Experience Blog clarified the company’s intention to go forward with the way themes have been provided recently. Windows 7 users may…

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Windows Reader, Windows 8′s Built-In PDF Reader

Windows Reader is a new program that Microsoft has developed exclusively for the Windows 8 operating system. The reader is integrated into the Consumer Preview version of the operating system,…

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Some Market Statistics on Microsoft Products

Despite all of the recent attention to Windows 8, there have been other developments in the Microsoft product market. One that has made Microsoft happy is the attention to the…

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Windows 8 Can Make Microsoft a Competitor in the Tablets Arena

I remember a remark by Steve Balmer shortly after Windows 2000 Professional came out. He said something to the effect that It was too bad that this product was going…

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All Windows 8 Editions That Microsoft Will Release

Still wondering if Microsoft will cut down on the number of Windows 8 editions that the company will make available when the full version gets released later this year? Worry…

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Windows 8 Downloads Break The 1 Million Barrier

Downloads can be a rough indicator of the popularity of a particular product. If a company can report a lot of downloads, or even better, more downloads than for a…

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Microsoft Stock Climbs on Windows 8 CP Release

Microsoft’s stock price is on the rise and riding a “good news” wave from the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview and is estimated to hit $36 before long.

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview Keynote Now Online

For some unknown reason Microsoft decided not to do a live webcast for their even yesterday when they unveiled the Windows 8 consumer preview. However they’ve now made it available online

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First Impressions: Windows8 Consumer Preview

Yesterday the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (beta) was released, so I am going to give you my first impressions of the software. The Installation After the download, I went to…

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Well It’s Here: Windows8 Consumer Preview

Well it’s here. Microsoft is at the Barcelona Spain for the Mobile World Congress, and it is bringing out the Windows 8 big guns. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview is…

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