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Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade for ‘assistive technology’ users is coming to an end

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Microsoft ‘officially’ stopped offering a free Windows 10 upgrade to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users in 2016. However, a couple of well-known workarounds have remained present ever since. One of those was to upgrade via Microsoft’s ‘assistive technologies’ program. Unfortunately, this upgrade method will be closed soon. Microsoft extended …

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G.Skill updates top-end memory kits for Kaby Lake

G.Skill has increased the speed of its top-end memory kits to offer 4GHz+ performance right out of the box. The new modules come in 16GB and 32GB kits and can offer high-speed performance with tight timings and even more room for overclocking. The 16GB kit comes in two, 8GB modules …

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Windows 10 upgrade ads now removed from 7 and 8.1

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Microsoft’s ‘free upgrade’ period for Windows 10 ended some time ago and while Microsoft did promise to stop nagging Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users about upgrades after July, the ‘Get Windows 10’ app had yet to be removed from many machines. However, it looks like Microsoft is finally ready …

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You can still get Windows 10 for free

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On Saturday morning, Microsoft’s free year-long upgrade offer for Windows 10 officially ended. We were expecting this to mean that from now on, those looking to upgrade will need to pay the £99/£179 license fee depending on whether they wanted the Home or Pro edition. However, it looks like Microsoft has …

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Microsoft testing ‘variety’ of new Xbox prototypes

While we know that at least Sony and Nintendo will be facing off soon with the PS4 NEO and the Nintendo NX, we haven’t heard much about Microsoft’s plans. However, according to reports, a “variety” of new Xbox prototypes are currently being tested, some of which do have upgraded internal …

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ASRock shows off its first Mini-STX motherboard

Last year, Intel unveiled its new 5×5 platform in an effort to create even smaller, yet upgradeable systems with full support for LGA based CPUs and a feature rich I/O all while being 29 percent smaller than Mini-ITX. Now, it looks like ASRock is set to adopt the new platform …

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Rumour: Sony to build new PS4 for 4K gaming

Over the last couple of years, PC gamers have been moving more and more towards 4K gaming and while many graphics cards do struggle at the higher resolution, playable frame rates are achievable. However, that’s just the PC side of things, what about consoles? Well it turns out that Sony …

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Windows 10 is the second most popular desktop OS

Microsoft’s aggressive pushing of Windows 10 appears to be paying off as it has now become the second most popular desktop operating system. On top of that, Windows 10 is continuing to grow in market share while other versions of the OS are continuing to shrink. This information comes from …

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Apple’s OS X El Capitan will release today

Apple’s latest version of OS X is launching later on today as a free update for Mac users. El Capitan was announced earlier this year and has been going through an open beta ever since, while earlier this month Apple released its close to final version of the OS for …

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