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Typical Windows User Patches Every 5 Days

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Typical Windows User Patches Every 5 Days

New Microsoft Tool Maintains Windows User Settings in Virtual Environments

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Apps stay customized no matter how users tap into them....
New Microsoft Tool Maintains Windows User Settings in Virtual Environments

The 411 on Phone Discounts

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Q: You recently mentioned the HTC One as being priced at $200. I’ve just been on the phone with my carrier T-Mobile, which offers me the HTC One for $100 down and $20 a month for 24 months. They explain they “no longer offer discounted phones” under their new world...
The 411 on Phone Discounts

Leaving the iPhone

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I’m three weeks into a new 30 day challenge: no iPhone. When I got a Nexus One in December, I spent a few weeks carrying both phones around in the pockets of my jeans. It took a little while to adapt to Android, but I’m very happy with my Nexus...
Leaving the iPhone

Poll: Are you upgrading to Windows 8 before prices rise?

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If you’re thinking about upgrading your existing Windows PC to Microsoft’s Windows 8, time is running out to do it on the cheap. Later this week, Microsoft will raise the price of the Windows 8 upgrade editions, ending the promotional pricing of $39.99 for an online upgrade to Windows 8...
Poll: Are you upgrading to Windows 8 before prices rise?

Top 10 Windows 8 Features No. 10: Refresh and Reset

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Yes, there really are 10 important and beneficial changes you'll find in Microsoft Windows 8, beginning with Refresh. Let's just say it's closer to perfect than Windows Backup. Refresh is Microsoft's first real attempt to address Windows' most touchy consumer pain point: Reinstallation as a solution to problems that...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features No. 10: Refresh and Reset

Shopping the Chrome Web Store: name brands, knock-offs and no-shows

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When I set out to shop the Chrome Web Store, I wasn't just browsing for fun. The The Chromebook Pixel's many charms had lured me toward Google's Web-centric Chrome OS, but I needed to know whether it offered an ecosystem I could live with long-term--especially since I'd be leaving...
Shopping the Chrome Web Store: name brands, knock-offs and no-shows

Media Center to live in a separate version of Windows 8?

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To the surprise of many, but not all, the same great Windows Media Center from Windows 7 was part of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview. What this means for the final version of Windows 8 is still far from known, however, Winunleaked offers up a new clue with the...
Media Center to live in a separate version of Windows 8?
Stop the Windows 8 bashing! Progress and change are not bad things

WinZip comes to iOS, doesn't nag you to register

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The days of ignoring WinZip's incessant nagging that you actually pay its registration fee may be long gone, but that isn't to say the file compressing firm hasn't learned from your failure to pony up. WinZip, the Windows user's go-to compression software since the early nineties, is now available...
WinZip comes to iOS, doesn't nag you to register
Early mockups reveal Windows 8's evolution
Windows 8: The desktop review

Is Windows 8 off to a weaker start than Windows 7?

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Microsoft is spending big-time bucks to get the word out about Windows 8 (reportedly to the tune of $1.5 billion). But are folks buying it? A report out from Microsoft watcher Paul Thurrot seems to indicate things aren’t going that great, with Thurrot citing unnamed sources at the company who...
Is Windows 8 off to a weaker start than Windows 7?

RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without

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It's a simple fact that for the most part, apps make our lives easier.  Whether you're an iOS, Android, Blackberry, or Windows user, apps can help make your life more productive and manageable thanks to their functionality and sleek designs. And there are a lot of them. We boiled...
RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without

Microsoft shifting away from 'Metro' brand for Windows 8 UI

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Despite inclusion of the phrase in Windows 8 and Windows Phone marketing, Microsoft is notifying developers that use of the word "Metro" as part of an application name or in documentation of its forthcoming new Windows user interface should be avoided. Microsoft is encouraging the use of the phrase "New...
Microsoft shifting away from 'Metro' brand for Windows 8 UI

Now That Windows 8 And The Surface Tablet Have Launched, Microsoft Turns Its Focus To Developers

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Microsoft’s heavy schedule of launches and events this month, including the Windows 8 and Surface events in New York last week and its Windows Phone 8 event in San Francisco on Monday, is set to reach its end with the Build developer conference on the company’s huge Redmond, WA campus...
Now That Windows 8 And The Surface Tablet Have Launched, Microsoft Turns Its Focus To Developers

One in five Mac computers carry Windows malware but only 2.7% harbor Mac OS X malware: Sophos

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A new report by security specialists Sophos suggests that as many as one in five Macs now carry Windows malware, with one in thirty six Apple computers containing Mac-specific viruses and exploits, further worrying users as they come to terms with the fallout  of the Flashback botnet. According to a...
One in five Mac computers carry Windows malware but only 2.7% harbor Mac OS X malware: Sophos

Firefox 12 released, adds silent updates

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Mozilla has updated Firefox to version 12, bundling in a special bonus for Windows users: silent updates. Future releases for the browser will no longer require a confirmation from Windows' User Account Control panel (UAC), which could allow the browser to pick up the pace with software updates, since...
Firefox 12 released, adds silent updates

Clearing Up The Confusion: It's "The New Windows 8 UI" - Not "Metro UI"

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Ever since we heard the first rumors about Microsoft dropping the “Metro” moniker for its new touch interface and its app, there has been a lot of confusion about what the new interface should be called. Is it the new Windows UI? Windows 8-style UI? The modern UI? Are these...
Clearing Up The Confusion: It's "The New Windows 8 UI" - Not "Metro UI"

Microsoft shows off Windows 8.1 Start button, other upgrades in video

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First look at Windows 8.1 If you want to know what the Start button will look like in Windows 8.1 when it ships later this year, Microsoft now has a video to show you. The video highlights a bunch of the user interface changes that Windows 8.1 makes. In...
Microsoft shows off Windows 8.1 Start button, other upgrades in video

A road warrior's guide to locking down your laptop

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Mobile computing may be convenient, but it's also inherently risky. When you drag your laptop to the coffee shop or bring it along on your travels, you're making all your private data and one of your most expensive possessions a big, fat target for sticky-fingered thieves. And unlike traditional...
A road warrior's guide to locking down your laptop

Announcing The Next Web app for Windows 8

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Windows 8 isn’t on general release until the end of the month, but we like to be ahead of the game. If you’re running a preview or the RTM of Microsoft’s latest operating system, you’ll want to head to the Windows Store and grab our new app. The Next Web for...
Announcing The Next Web app for Windows 8

Surging past 1.5 million downloads on Windows 8, renegade app store Pokki revamps its user interface

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Pokki, a company and service that is betting on the desktop computing environment of Windows, today announced that it has crossed the 1.5 million download mark on the Windows 8 operating system. That figure, impressive though it is given the youth of Windows 8, matters as Pokki in effect replaces...
Surging past 1.5 million downloads on Windows 8, renegade app store Pokki revamps its user interface

Windows Pushes Into the Tablet Age

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Microsoft is giving Windows its most radical overhaul since 1995 and even its most devoted users won’t recognize the venerable computer operating system in this new incarnation, called Windows 8, when it appears Oct. 26. [ See post to watch video ] The minute you turn it on, the difference...
Windows Pushes Into the Tablet Age

The Next Web's Windows 8 app is live, come and get it!

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Windows 8 is launching tonight, but we like to be ahead of the game. If you’re running a preview or the RTM of Microsoft’s latest operating system, or plan on snagging a copy later this evening, you’ll want to head to the Windows Store and grab our new app. The Next...
The Next Web's Windows 8 app is live, come and get it!

Review: The Microsoft Surface Tablet (MSFT)

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The Surface is a mystery. Is it a media consumption device like the iPad and Kindle Fire? Does its keyboard cover/kickstand combo make it a laptop? Is it something in between? I'm not so sure Microsoft knows the answer. The Surface is a strange device, one that tries really hard...
Review: The Microsoft Surface Tablet (MSFT)

iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer?

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iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer? is a post from Chris PirilloSo asks Andrés Pizá:After following your “coverage” of the iPad launch with the pass of the hours during your extensive review, a slight idea came to my mind: buying an iPad. I haven’t tried any Apple device enough to self-declare...
iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer?

Ceton Companion becomes My Media Center and is available for Windows 8

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Windows Media Center's best companion app for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Nook and Kindle has never required a Ceton branded tuner or extender, but now there's a new name to avoid any confusion. My Media Center is hitting your favorite app store via a free update today, which also...
Ceton Companion becomes My Media Center and is available for Windows 8

Bing updates its desktop app, adding support for 4 new languages and Windows XP

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Microsoft’s Bing desktop application received two key updates today: increased language support, and the ability to run on any version of Windows XP or newer. This means that for the entire Windows-using world, the application is now an option. Also included in the app’s new version, 1.1, is the ability...
Bing updates its desktop app, adding support for 4 new languages and Windows XP
Windows 8 kills off “dated and cheesy” Aero
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?