By almost similar, I guess it means everything the same this side of the Start Menu. The Windows operating system might still be the most dominant force in computing, but the assault is mounting. Assault from all sides, it seems. In the end it might not amount to much, or it much just be enough to tilt the...

Another week full of anticipation. Microsoft’s New York press event for the launch of the Surface Mini is squarely in the spotlight right now, and made all the more interesting with rumors of a larger model also lined up for an unveiling. End result? The rumor mill went wild with speculation. Here are the top...

Much has been written on how things roll in China, and much will be written. The world’s most populous country, nevertheless, remains one of the most important markets for technology. Even if it has the largest percentage of Window XP users. Even if the majority of this user base is yet to upgrade to a new...

Inches. A vital unit of length. Also used in the verb form as inching. Well, we sure are inching towards, what is undoubtedly the most important Microsoft event of the year. BUILD 2014 is where the company is expected to unveil new versions of well, pretty much almost everything. Until then we have had to...

If you thought the 29 percent of Windows XP user base overall was a thing of terror, chew on this. Around 95 percent of the ATMs in the world are said to be still running the old operating system. And while a number of banks and financial institutions have already started their migration process to a new...

You’d have to think really hard to name another person in computing technology that drives so much force behind a product. Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical has made Ubuntu what it is. And although his plans to publicly fund a smartphone powered by his operating system did not become reality last...

It is no big secret that Gabe Newell of Valve, the force behind the Steam gaming platform is not too fond of Windows 8. But while the man himself has badmouthed Microsoft’s modern OS in the past, the gaming community, it appears, has spoken. Long story short, gamers are eating up Windows 8 like a fat kid that...

Seppuku – self inflicted cutting Wikipedia defines Seppuku as the following: Seppuku (切腹?, “stomach-cutting”) is a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment. Seppuku was originally reserved only for samurai. Part of the samurai bushido honour code, seppuku was either used voluntarily by…. You get...

Organizations around the globe are now busy planning their replacements for the aging and soon-to-be-retired Windows XP. And an overwhelming majority seems to be interested in upgrading to Windows 7. But there are some that are considering a free Linux alternative — Ubuntu to be exact. Perhaps the most...

In news that would surprise few but delight many, Windows XP continued shedding its user base in the month of November. Make no mistake, it is still a very popular operating system less than six months before its official retirement. An official retirement that has already been delayed once in the past. But...