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Download The Official Twitch App For Windows 10

Months of experiments and beta testing have led to this moment. The moment when the official Twitch app for Windows 10 has been made available…

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Intel To Merge Mobile CPU And Computer Divisions In 2015

It may seem all serene on the outside for Intel, what the with chip giant coming off of another record breaking financial quarter. Inside, though,…

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Skype Desktop Clients Updated With New User Interface

Windows and OS X users rejoice, for the Skype desktop clients have finally received the long awaited refresh that was supposed to bring along a…

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Skype Update Adds New Features, Screen Sharing Now Free

Another month, another Skype update. These latest additions to the popular communication platform show just how active this unit is at Microsoft, adding in new…

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Older Skype Desktop Versions For Windows And Mac To Be Retired

Things have been moving hard and fast in the world of Skype. Microsoft recently redesigned the iOS version of the VoIP client to look similar…

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Desktop Skype Users To Get Modern Features Soon

Skype is one Microsoft service that gets updates on a regular basis, and this new one is rather interesting. Desktop users of Skype are in…

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Microsoft wants to clearly distinguish between PC and tablet users

Convergence. It is not always on. Or recommended. Microsoft might have tried this philosophy on for size a couple of years back, but the company…

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Here Is The Video That Shows The Returning Start Menu In Action

One of the bigger news stories, at least in the world of computing technology, was the official confirmation that Microsoft would be bringing back the…

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Microsoft: We Value The Desktop, It Is The Core Of Windows

A leisurely stroll is a gift, but when you stray too far away voices will be raised. This is what happened with Windows 8 as…

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Start Menu Will Return In A Future Windows 8.1 Update, Microsoft Confirms

Well, it’s official people. The Start Menu will return to Windows in a future update. Microsoft shared this exciting news at BUILD 2014, saying that…

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Microsoft To Only Talk About Windows 9 SKU Plans At BUILD

The always reliable Mary Jo Foley has jumped in to save the day! Anticipation has been building up (pun intended) on what Microsoft will reveal…

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Microsoft Is Aware That Windows 8.1 Is Quite Different For Windows XP Users

The final three weeks. April 8 is so close, one can almost feel the sun rising on that momentous day approaching. It is set to…

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Top 5 New Features In Windows 8.1 Update 1, Up Until Now

Great expectations. That is exactly what many people have with the first ever refresh of Windows 8.1, which itself is the first ever upgrade to…

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Oh My! Leaked Screenshot Shows Metro App On Desktop In Windows 8.1 Update 1

As a certain cartoon character likes to say, shiver me timbers, blow me down! Microsoft, it seems, is going all out in order to give…

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Windows Threshold Is Designed To Bring All Versions Of The OS Together

Remember when the codename Windows Blue first came out? Reports that floated up earlier this year suggested that Microsoft was aiming to give all its…

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Microsoft Lauds Windows 8.1 Usage On A Wide Variety Of Devices

Redmond may have gone with a one-size-fits-all approach for its modern operating platform, but while the newer versions of Windows are already optimized for touch…

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Where Oh Where Has The Desktop Tile Gone In Windows RT 8.1?

Microsoft seems to be slowly stepping away from the desktop, at least on Windows RT if not the core Windows 8.1 operating platform. The company…

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Windows 8.1 Redefines The Desktop Too, Claims Microsoft

The ever changing world of technology is as interesting as it is unpredictable. Back in the good old days Microsoft’s decision to include the Start…

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Microsoft Streamlines Desktop Even Further In Windows 8.1 RTM

When it comes to Windows 8.1, Microsoft started taking into account user feedback early on during the development of its new operating system. And the…

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Here Is The Menu That Manages The Boot To Desktop Setting In Windows 8.1

We already know that Windows 8.1 will come with options that allow users to boot directly to the desktop and thereby skip the Start screen…