Hmm, we’ve finally crossed the threshold! VLC 4.0 will soon be a reality. And from the looks of things, this appears to be a major release, with significant changes to the popular multimedia program. For starters, it is getting a new UI and features like gapless playback. And to top it off, this version will also drop...

It has everything! Live tiles, notifications, an action center, and even a mobile version. This Windows Longhorn blast from the past has early concepts of all these features that are now available. In newer versions of the OS, including Windows 10. The first thing you will notice when comparing old school and modern...

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 the new Vista, what with the modern operating system failing to take off. But with the arrival of Windows 8.1, them more pressing matter was why people failed to upgrade to the newest...

Now admittedly, this is Windows 8.1 we are talking about, not Windows 8 proper, but the newest statistics show that Windows Visa still has more users than Microsoft’s new operating system. Which is surprising in these sense that not only is Vista infamous for being a mishit, but also because its user base has failed...

If there is one Microsoft operating system that has been in the news for more reasons wrong than right, it is Windows Vista. From the ambitious development to the calamitous launch, it was sheer tragedy. Windows XP will get the axe today, but the fan favorite operating platform still commands a substantial market...

Yes, Redmond, I am talking about the number one software company in the world. This was before the time Google cooked up their search engine algorithms, around the time Apple was finding just how hard the hardware market can be. The middle of the 80s to start of 2000s. No one did software as well as Microsoft back...

Good old Steve is heading for a Microsoft exit soon. The outgoing CEO will leave the company in the coming months, as soon as a successor is found. And the man who has spent the last 13 years leading the technology titan has plenty to share on his tenure. Steve Ballmer not only has more time to talk about his time at...

When it comes to computing security, this is one of the more normal things to happen. The recently discovered zero-day flaw that Redmond said was affecting Windows Vista computers, is also present on Windows XP installations. Meaning, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 are all in the affected camp. In...

Redmond very recently found out about a moderately threatening zero-day flaw that affects various versions of Windows and Office, and although attacks utilizing this vulnerability have been reported, it is unlikely to be patched sooner than December. The company detailed the security bulletin for the November 2013...

And boy, is this one scary! Redmond has just released a new security advisory this morning detailing a security flaw that the company found in a number of its products, including Windows Vista. This vulnerability allows an attacker to get the same rights and privileges as the logged in user. According to Microsoft,...