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Are rivals banned from attending future Microsoft conferences?

Sure seems like so. When it comes to press events and conferences, Redmond is putting up some really good shows lately. Whether it is attributable to the change in management, or the quality or products, is up

Microsoft Is Giving Away Flash Drives With Windows 8.1 Preview

Redmond has already confirmed at its annual Worldwide Partner Conference that Windows 8.1 is set to hit RTM status in August, with end users availability set to take place a few weeks after that. But at the

Microsoft: Windows 8.1 Is Designed To Help Users Upgrade From Windows XP

According to the latest statistics provided by market research firm Net Applications, Windows XP is currently powering 37.13 percent of computers the world over. These numbers put the classic operating system as the second most popular in

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Windows 8.1 At The WPC

The annual Worldwide Partner Conference has traditionally been an important event for Microsoft, and this year’s gathering in Houston is even more significant as the software titan is nearing the release of Windows 8.1. Steve Ballmer took

Microsoft Shares More Details On Windows 8.1 RTM Launch Date

As was widely expected, Microsoft confirmed the launch date of the RTM version of Windows 8.1 at the annual Worldwide Partner Conference currently underway in Houston. The upcoming operating system is all set to hit RTM status

Confirmed: Windows 8.1 RTM Will Launch In August

Microsoft has just confirmed that the full version of Windows 8.1, its upcoming operating system, would be sent to OEMs in August, indicating that the new OS would be available for end users later this year. Insider

Windows 8 Has Logged 60 Billion Hours Of Usage, Says Microsoft

The best thing about to two Microsoft events this close is that the company can afford to split up the official details and statistics in between. This is what is happening right now. While Redmond talked in

Windows 8.1 Release Date Could Reportedly Be Announced Today

Over the past few months we have seen a lot of new and enhanced features of Microsoft’s fresh new operating system, but now it seems that we may finally have a concrete released date for Windows 8.1.