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Person of Interest and Microsoft’s Crime Analysis Contribution

Person of Interest. In case you don’t know it, this is a popular television CBS show about two men who work with a computer to prevent crimes from occurring. One…

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Microsoft Rename “Metro” To…. Windows 8?

Microsoft have landed on a new name for “Metro” and it’s quite simply just Windows 8. Microsoft were forced to abandon the Metro code name due to alleged copyright infringements

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Microsoft Kills Off Metro, But The UI Is Still Here

Microsoft have been forced to kill of the Metro name from it’s new operating system – Windows 8 over a potential trademark dispute

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Microsoft launches Outlook.com Mail

Microsoft yesterday launched the new email portal Outlook.com and the tubes on the Internet have been buzzing about it every since.  One of the interesting aspects is it is not…

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Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Tablets To Feature More Sensors

Intel have written about the various sensors that will be required in Windows 8 Ultrabooks and Hybrids. Hybrid ultrabooks will be required to have all 5 sensors

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Microsoft’s BUILD Conference Set For October 30th

Microsoft have set the date for the developers BUILD conference as October 30th. They are brining the conference to their home town in Washington this time around

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Screenshots of Windows 8 RTM Leaked

Some more screenshots of the Windows 8 RTM have been leaked. They show that Microsoft are continuing to implement their metro ui across the whole OS

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Microsoft Records Its First Ever Loss

Microsoft has recorded it’s first ever loss in history this last quarter. Microsoft have never recorded a loss since becoming a public company 26 years ago

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Microsoft Says Ditch Desktop Gadgets Or Risk Viruses

Microsoft have released a security fix it that removes desktop gadgets from Windows 7 and Windows Vista which has a security flaw that could allow remote code execution

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Windows 8 vs Windows 7 – Who’s The Quickest?

PcMag carried out a variety of tests to see what the difference is between Windows 8 and Windows 7. The results show that Windows 8 has significantly improved boot times and browser performance

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Microsoft Announce Windows 8 Pro Upgrade For Just $39.99

Microsoft have announced a special upgrade price of $39.99 for Windows 8 Pro when it’s released later on this year. The special offer will run until 31st Jan 2013

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Full Upgrades to Windows 8 Only Possible from Windows 7

Microsoft has shared details of the different upgrade paths available to Windows 8 with some of it’s industry partners. However they haven’t officially informed the public as of yet

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Microsoft Renames Windows Explorer to File Explorer

Microsoft have changed the name of the Windows Explorer back to File Explorer in one of the latest builds of Windows 8. Is this just a random change or is their a reason Microsoft did this?

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Windows 8 RTM Could Be Delivered Next Month

Windows 8 is expected to be Released To Manufacturing (RTM) by the end of July according to well known Windows enthusiast

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How To Set Up A Picture Password In Windows 8

This is a guide to show you how to set up a picture password in Windows 8. This is a new feature in Windows 8

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Windows Phone 8: Round Up Of What’s New

Microsoft announced their latest mobile operating system – Windows Phone 8. This post looks at the major new hardware features that are now supported and the new software

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PixelSense – Now Microsoft’s New Name For The Surface Project

Microsoft announced surprise Surface Tablets the other day, but what about the famous Table Top Surface device? Well it’s still here, but now it’s called PixelSense

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Microsoft Tablets: Surface Windows RT vs Surface Windows 8 Pro

Yesterday Microsoft announced their very own Windows Surface Tablets. There is two editions, the Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro, but what’s the difference between them?

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