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Microsoft plans just 3 editions of Windows 8, radically simplifying lineup

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Microsoft this afternoon announced plans to simplify the way it packages and sells Windows, announcing that the next version of the operating system will come in only three editions: Windows 8 for consumers, Windows 8 Pro for enthusiasts and business professionals, and a special version called Windows RT for ARM...
Microsoft plans just 3 editions of Windows 8, radically simplifying lineup

Announcing the Windows 8 Editions

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Today I would like to share information with you on the editions that will be available for "Windows 8" when it is released to market. We have talked about Windows 8 as Windows reimagined, from the chipset to the user experience. This also applies to the editions available – we...
Announcing the Windows 8 Editions

Skulls of the Shogun offers game syncing across Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox (video)

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Cross-platform game compatibility and syncing aren't anything new, but there have been few if any games that truly make us feel at home when we switch devices. Developer 17-Bit's just-launched Skulls of the Shogun bucks that trend in style as the first game with a unified experience across every...
Skulls of the Shogun offers game syncing across Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox (video)

Microsoft threatened as smartphones and tablets rise, Gartner warns

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PC market begins to slip and tablets will outsell desktops and laptops combined by 2015, as Android ascendancy means challenge to relevance of Microsoft, research group warnsMicrosoft faces a slide into irrelevance in the next four years unless it can make progress in the smartphone and tablet markets, because the...
Microsoft threatened as smartphones and tablets rise, Gartner warns
First 'Angry Birds Star Wars' gameplay video has lasers, lightsabers, and Leia
Samsung shows off Series 5 Hybrid PC Windows 8 transforming tablet concept
Using Windows 8's "hidden" backup to clone and recover your whole PC

Welcome to TechHive!

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Welcome to TechHive, the new website from the same team that brings you PCWorld and Macworld. We've devoted our lives to writing about technology, not only PCs and Macs but phones, tablets, mobile apps, ereaders, streaming video players, digital cameras, websites, and whatever the next big product category will...
Welcome to TechHive!

Microsoft Could Be Completely Irrelevant In Four Years, Warns Analyst

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Microsoft faces a slide into irrelevance in the next four years unless it can make progress in the smartphone and tablet markets, because the PC market will continue shrinking, warns the research group Gartner. It says a huge and disruptive shift is underway, in which more and more people will...
Microsoft Could Be Completely Irrelevant In Four Years, Warns Analyst

Windows 8 interface called 'disappointing' by usability expert

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An expert on user interface design has called Windows 8 "disappointing" for novices and power users alike. Jakob Nielsen, principal of the Nielsen Norman Group, studied how a dozen experienced PC users interacted with Windows 8, and the conclusion was not good. "Windows 8 on mobile devices and tablets...
Windows 8 interface called 'disappointing' by usability expert

10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

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Windows 8 is here. In form and functionality, the new flagship operating system is the most dramatic makeover of Windows since its inception. Windows 8 was developed from the ground up with a touch-enabled interface that works best when tapped and swiped. Under the hood, the same old Windows...
10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC
Angry Birds Star Wars Blasts Off On Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Kindle Fire, Mac, PC, Windows 8 (Sorry BlackBerry Users)

How Croatia’s RemoterApp conquered Nokia before heading for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

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One would think that in order to be successful, you’d have to be original and innovative. While in most cases this is true, and real innovators have a chance to grab a bigger part of the cake, others will use their skills and imagination to make a product which will...
How Croatia’s RemoterApp conquered Nokia before heading for iOS, Android and Windows Phone

Why Microsoft's Windows 8 Could Be Trouble For Google (MSFT, GOOG)

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There's a narrative forming out there that the rise of Apple's app-based environment on the iPhone and iPad is bad for Google. The idea is that as more people use, say, the Yelp app and the Amazon app on their iPad, they use the web less. And the less they...
Why Microsoft's Windows 8 Could Be Trouble For Google (MSFT, GOOG)

Handwriting as a font, and other queries | Ask Jack

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A mixed bag of queries including how to convert your handwriting into a font, dictionary software for Microsoft Word and Windows, annoying mouse-overs and something that looks like phishingYears ago I had an Amstrad 8512 word processor with program that allowed one to scan the individual letters of one's handwriting,...
Handwriting as a font, and other queries | Ask Jack

Welcome to the beginning of a new PCWorld era

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Night and day. This is the difference between the PCWorld we just consigned to our recycle bin, and the bigger, bolder, exponentially more dynamic PCWorld that we unveil today. As you can see, our website has undergone a stunning visual transformation. Along with a sleek new logo, we've unleashed...
Welcome to the beginning of a new PCWorld era

Windows 8 wrestles with PC's legacy

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On a traditional PC, Windows 8 Metro is a solution looking for a problem. [Read more]...
Windows 8 wrestles with PC's legacy

Rovio launches Angry Birds Star Wars beta on Facebook, hasn't yet told its 22.6 million fans

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Rovio Entertainment had hinted it was coming soon, and here it is now, albeit in beta: get ready to start wasting time playing Angry Birds Star Wars, the latest edition of the popular casual puzzle game, on Facebook. Rovio CMO and ‘Mighty Eagle’ Peter Vesterbacka tweeted a link to the...
Rovio launches Angry Birds Star Wars beta on Facebook, hasn't yet told its 22.6 million fans
Microsoft details Windows 8′s power-saving multimedia subsystem, DRM, codec support

I Accidentally Deleted All Of My Photos: Here's How Prevent My Nightmare From Happening To You

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I accidentally deleted my Mac photo library two weeks ago.  All the photos from my recent vacation to Orlando, gone.  The photos from Las Vegas, gone.  The photos from Austin, gone too.  Every single one just evaporated into digital space. It was a silly mistake too.  I was cleaning out the...
I Accidentally Deleted All Of My Photos: Here's How Prevent My Nightmare From Happening To You

LG announces Windows 8 slider laptop hybrid and all-in-one PC

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Windows 8 imminent launch continues to draw out even more devices in almost every permutation imaginable. LG's up next, with its collection ranging from a familiar-looking V325 all-in-one PC, through to a slider PC with tablet skills. The sheer size of LG's H160 hybrid means we're not certain whether...
LG announces Windows 8 slider laptop hybrid and all-in-one PC
Welcome To The Beta: Windows 8 Will Succeed, Despite All The FUD

Zune.net is dead, redirects to Xbox Music's website

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Change the guard, the era is over. Brown Zune, your reign is at an end. Today it became known that Microsoft has set up a domain redirect from Zune.net, to the Xbox Music landing page. That pang you just felt is regret that you didn’t do more to support the...
Zune.net is dead, redirects to Xbox Music's website
Acer Iconia W510 preview: a week with a true Windows 8 PC

Five ways Windows 8 overhauls the PC

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Windows 8 makes numerous and substantial changes to how we use computers. Here are the most important ones that you'll have to get used to. [Read more]...
Five ways Windows 8 overhauls the PC

AT&T offers Samsung's Smart PC Windows 8 tablet for $799

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AT&T will offer Samsung’s ATIV Smart PC, a new Windows 8 tablet with integrated mobile broadband radio, for $799 beginning on Nov. 9. The 9.9-millimeter thin tablet can run for up to 14.5 hours on a charge and comes with 64 GB of storage and the ability to expand that...
AT&T offers Samsung's Smart PC Windows 8 tablet for $799

Microsoft’s platform plan: unification. Or, how Windows Phone 8 essentially is Windows 8

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A massive dump of information just fell upon the tech world, detailing much of what Windows Phone 8 will eventually contain. This gave Paul Thurrott the green light to drop the knowledge that he had apparently been holding onto for some time. You can read our coverage of the Windows...
Microsoft’s platform plan: unification. Or, how Windows Phone 8 essentially is Windows 8

Angry Birds Star Wars adds sci-fi flavor to bird flinging, available today, we go hands-on

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Finland's biggest game studio is heading back into the coop, pulling out its Angry Birds franchise for yet another go on a whole mess of platforms -- this time, even Windows 8 and its mobile counterpart get some attention. Moreover, Rovio's teamed with the folks at LucasArts (now part...
Angry Birds Star Wars adds sci-fi flavor to bird flinging, available today, we go hands-on
Usability expert tears apart Windows 8
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