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GOG is ready for Windows 10

Windows 10 is on the way at the end of the month and it is going to be a pretty important update for gamers thanks to the introduction of DirectX 12. However, there is always the question of compatibility when it comes to older titles, thankfully though, GOG says that …

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Windows 10 Home UK pricing revealed

Update: A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft announced the release date for its latest operating system, Windows 10. The latest update is coming on the 29th of July, while it will be free for those who own a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1, everyone else will have …

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Windows 10 pricing revealed

Windows 10 is in its final phase of development before officially launching on the 29th of July. While those who own a genuine Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 license will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free so long as they do it within the first year of …

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Windows 10 upgrade icon appears for everyone

Update: A Microsoft blog post has now announced the Windows 10 release date as 29th July. Did you wake up this morning with a strange Windows icon in your system tray? Most Windows 7 and 8 users did. Never fear, you haven’t been infected with some kind of phishing malware, …

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Microsoft clarifies its stance on Windows 10 piracy

There has been quite a bit of confusion surrounding Microsoft’s stance on piracy with Windows 10. Earlier this year reports suggested that Microsoft would be allowing pirates to upgrade to Windows 10 for free and many assumed that the license would be genuine and grant access to regular updates. However, …

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Windows 10 won’t come to mobile this summer

Microsoft has been making swift progress with the Windows 10 operating system on desktops since its announcement last summer but it looks like the company needs a little more time to work on the mobile variant. Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 for mobile won’t launch this summer. Speaking at …

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Microsoft details Windows 10 upgrade paths

Microsoft has already announced that those who own Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 will be getting a free upgrade to Windows 10, even the non-genuine copies. However, this free upgrade path won’t be available to all customers and has further clarified the situation. In a document released yesterday at WinHec …

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One operating system to rule them all?

For years, everyone who tried Windows on a phone would complain that Microsoft were idiots – and that you could not move a clunky/chunky Windows OS onto a handset. Now Microsoft, ever popular chaps that they seem to be, are getting battered for putting the mobile interface onto a desktop. …

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Microsoft sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades, says Ballmer

Steve Ballmer

Current CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has announced that over four million Windows 8 upgrades have been sold already. His follow up statement said that the interest in the new operating system had been “stunning.” This announcement was made at Microsoft’s Build Developer’s conference at the company’s main campus in …

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How many hours went into testing Windows 8?

Windows 8

While I’m sure many of you will immediately jump to the smart ass answer of “not enough,” the actual figure for the man hours put into testing Windows 8 is quite staggering. The one that came out of Microsoft today during its official launch event for the new operating system, …

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Users label Apple OS download ‘dumb’

KitGuru is in love with the Japanese idea of maximum efficiency with minimum effort. It’s something that permeates not only the universe as a whole, but the world if technology in particular. One of the first things that any computer science student learns is that, in life, remove repeating groups. …

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Windows 8 Final Beta to surface in days

Things look to be moving well for Microsoft’s Windows 8 developer team with indication on a Windows developer build tracking site that the next Microsoft OS has just reached final pre-beta build (8189.0.winmain.120120-1830) status; another big milestone met in timely order. The next step in the works requires Microsoft’s own …

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