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Microsoft Unleashing 34 Windows Updates Today

And interestingly, these are not part of Patch Tuesday, or Update Tuesday, or what have you. More so, these Windows updates are flagged as optional…

Windows 7 Upgrade Plans
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Windows 7 Market Share Sure Has Skyrocketed

Microsoft may be trying level best to move users to its modern operating platform, but despite these efforts, Windows 7 market share has increased by…

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Dropbox Finally Available On Windows As A Universal App

Microsoft’s partnership with Dropbox is bearing fruits. Redmond increased collaboration with Dropbox, its cloud storage competitors in the fall of 2014 and consumers are now…

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First Update Tuesday For 2015 Brings One Critical Fix

Microsoft has started rolling out the first Update Tuesday fixes for 2015, and a total of eight security bulletins are now available that fix recently…

Windows Store Milestone 190k
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More Than 190,000 Metro Apps Now Available

A new record! A big milestone within reach! Great news all around! The number of Metro apps continues to grow at a brisk pace, and…

Windows 8 Windows Vista
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More People Now Using Windows Vista Than Windows 8

And this is a good sign, believe it or not. Channeling a little Robert Ripley here! There is no shortage of people calling Windows 8…

Windows 8 What Wrong
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Microsoft Explains What Went Wrong With Windows 8

Joe Belfiore of Microsoft is a candidly frank individual, and he recently talked about Windows 8 and how it was not quite the operating system…

Windows 8 Two Years Anniversary
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Windows 8 Turns Two

Microsoft’s most enigmatic operating system is now two years old. Windows 8 was unveiled on October 26, 2012, and went on sale the very next…

Windows 8 Live Tiles Lawsuit
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Microsoft Wins The Windows 8 Live Tiles Lawsuit

Remember the Windows 8 Live Tiles lawsuit? Sure you don’t. This fluffy little piece of litigation has been an ongoing process ever since the debut…

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Windows 8 User Base Finally Eclipses Windows XP

It took a little longer than expected, but Microsoft’s modern platform, Windows 8, finally has more users than an ancient fan favorite. The recently retired…

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Windows 9 Free For Windows 8 Users? Could Be

Several sources have weighed in on how Microsoft will release their next operating system. Making Windows 9 free for Windows 8 users is a notion…

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KPMG Thinks That Windows 8 Is Too Much, Too Quickly

Windows 8 officially launched on October 26. 2012. And since then the modern operating system had its share of criticism from all corners, consumer and…

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout Confirmed For Windows, Windows Phone

Microsoft have confirmed that another high profile app is set for arrival on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone very soon. Modern Combat 5: Blackout launches…

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A High Number Of Windows 8 Users Go For A Third Party Antivirus, Study Shows

Microsoft has really amped up its focus on security in the modern versions of its flagship OS. Windows 8, for example, comes with its own…

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Microsoft And Gameloft Sign Deal, New Windows 8 Games Incoming

Some may opine that Microsoft has delayed this by a few months, but even if it should have done this a bit sooner, the software…

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Redmond Secures Yet Another Important Deal To Upgrade Users From XP To 8

Convincing users to ditch Windows XP brings multiple benefits to Microsoft. Not only can the company decrease the market share of the ancient (yet popular)…

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Microsoft Has Secured Another Huge Windows 8 Deal

When it comes to striking deals, few technology companies can rival Microsoft. Redmond regularly signs huge deals with governments, enterprises and organizations the world over,…

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Analysts Again Urge Microsoft To Cut Windows Price

One downside about having a nearly universal dominance on the PC operating system market is that you are going to get a part of the…

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Mail App Notifications Not Working On Windows 8.1 Preview

The built in Mail app in Windows 8.1 is one of the last things one would expect to cause problems for users, but one of…

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The Year Ahead Is Vital For Microsoft, Analyst Predicts

A lot has happened in the past few weeks for Microsoft. The software titan unleashed the Windows 8.1 Preview, organized two annual company events, and…