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Microsoft has announced that some developers in San Francisco will be getting free cupcakes delivered to them today, courtesy of the company's Internet Explorer development team.
Microsoft has revealed more information on the new features that it is putting into Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7, along with details about the revised F12 developer tools.
Leap Motion has finally released the software drivers for the Leap motion gesture add-on for Windows and Mac PCs, allowing people who have already received the device to actually use it.
Google is now offering a final non-preview version of its Chrome App Launcher for Windows 7 and 8, which offers users a faster way to launch apps like Chrome, Gmail, YouTube and more.
Microsoft has announced it will release a whopping six security bulletins for nearly all currently supported versions of Windows on Tuesday, July 9, as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday event.
Windows 8 has posted market share gains for June, passing Windows Vista after rising 0.83 percentage points to capture 5.10% of the market. It shows slow but continued gains for Microsoft's newest OS
Microsoft confirmed to Engadget at BUILD 2013 that Internet Explorer 11 will be coming to Windows 7, similar to how Internet Explorer 10 came to Windows 7 several months after the launch of Windows 8
Microsoft apparently ran some of its Xbox One demos at its E3 2013 booth on PCs running on Windows 7 and with NVIDIA graphics cards, rather than on AMD hardware which is used in the actual console.
Microsoft has chosen not to comment yet on if the upcoming launch of Internet Explorer 11 as part of the Windows 8.1 upgrade will be followed by a port for Windows 7.
ORIGIN PC has announced the launch of new versions of its EON17-S and EON15-S PC laptops, running on Windows 7 or 8 and using Intel's fourth generation Core chips and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700M GPUs.
The newest Steam hardware survey results for May 2013 show that its users continue to switch to Windows 8, with 12.72 percent of Steam subscribers shown as using Microsoft's latest OS.
Net Applications's newly updated worldwide operating system market share data for May 2013 shows that Windows 8 went up slightly to 4.27 percent and Windows 7 also went up to 44.85 percent.
Improved Windows Phone App for desktop released. We ask if Microsoft have finally bested their previous sync champion the venerable Zune. Expanded podcast support and flexibility, we dive in!
Microsoft has released a new version of its Windows Phone 8 desktop sync app for Windows 7 and 8, with improvements such as expanded podcast support, better file updates and more.
Microsoft, Nokia and Splashtop have got together to bring the Splashtop 2 remote desktop app to Windows Phone. The app is available for free for a limited time for Windows Phone 8.
Microsoft announced the current Xbox 360 console just over eight years ago. Between that day and today's next Xbox reveal, the company has released a ton of new products in other divisions.
Futuremark has announced its plans to release PCMark 8, the next version of its popular PC benchmarking software that will offer tests for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
We chat with Ivo Beltchev, the main developer behind the free Windows 7/8 program Classic Shell, which has seen a massive amount of new downloads since the launch of Windows 8.
Dell CFO Brian T. Gladden stated this week that corporate customers are still upgrading their workstations to Windows 7 and that the launch of Windows 8 did not boost sales as much as they expected.
Nuance has launched Dragon Notes, their new PC note taking software that works with both Windows 7 and touchscreen Windows 8 devices, available for download for $19.99.
Classic Shell, a free start menu program that was first launched in 2009 for Windows 7, has seen a massive surge in popularity since the launch of Windows 8 and has now topped six million downloads.
If you use Windows 7 but want the Windows 8 task manager, one of our forum members has a download for you that will give you enhanced task manager for Windows 7 and it is available now.
UltimatePoker.com, the first gaming site to be legally used in the US state of Nevada, is giving Mac owners a "free" copy of Windows 7 with emulation software so OS X users can play on the site.
TiVo will stop providing the free version of its Windows Desktop PC software, which lets users transfer recordings from their TiVo DVR to their PCs, on June 5th, although the $15.99 version will stay.
Stardock has released the new 2.1 beta version of its ObjectDock animated desktop dock, which adds support for Windows 8 while also removing support for Windows XP and Vista.
Net Applications's newly updated worldwide operating system market share data for April 2013 shows that Windows 8 went up slightly to 3.84 percent while the share held by Windows XP keeps going down.
Microsoft has filed for a patent application that offers a new way to browse through open windows on the Windows desktop that's similar to the now abandoned Flip 3D feature in Windows Vista and 7.
Many Intel Centrino 6230/6235 Wi-Fi adapter users have been suffering from disconnection and general poor performance issues for nearly a year now with no fix on the horizon.
Microsoft has pulled one of the security updates it released earlier this week as part of "Patch Tuesday" because of reports that it caused system errors with some third party software products.
We got Heidi Kayser of InFocus to talk to us about their lineup of large touchscreen monitors, including the Windows 8-based BigTouch 55-inch PC and the new version of the Mondopad.
A recent security update is causing Windows 7 machines in Brazil to enter an endless reboot cycle but there is a work around if you have a already installed the update.
There are still a lot of people who play games that user Unity's web player software that have Windows XP installed, according to the recently updated hardware statistics from the company.
The use of Windows 8 by people who use Valve's Steam service increased again in March and is now being used by over 10 percent of the people who participate in the hardware survey for the service.
Net Applications's newly updated world wide operating system market share data for March 2013 shows that Windows 8 went up slightly to 3.31 percent.
Dell said that the "uncertain adoption of the Windows 8 operating system" was part of the reason why the PC company is submitting a plan to its shareholders to take Dell back to a private business.
Data from the StatCounter service shows that Windows 8 is currently installed on 3.77 percent of all PCs that the service monitors, compared to 2.34 percent from the beginning of 2013.
Rather than installing the latest version of Windows on PCs designated for the enterprise, Lenovo is shipping out Windows 7 on new machines with a discreetly-bundled Windows 8 DVD, just in case
Microsoft has announced that the first service pack for Windows 7 will be now automatically applied to all Windows 7 machines over the coming weeks and you should prepare your computer now.
At a panel at SXSW, Xi3 showed off the customizable interface for its upcoming PISTON gaming PC for the first time, which lets owners of the small PC select which services launch for each menu slot.
Microsoft has revealed the summary of the next security patches that will be released on Tuesday, March 12th, which will include critical updates for IE10 on Windows 8 and RT and one for Silverlight.
The European Union has fined Microsoft $732 million for violating its 2009 antitrust agreement because Microsoft's web browser ballot did not work for a period of time in some Windows 7 PCs.
The number of Windows 8 users on Steam is now more than the number of Windows XP user, according to the newly updated Steam hardware survey report for Feburary 2013.
Net Applications's newly updated operating system market share data for February shows that Windows 8 went up slightly to 2.79 percent, as it moves ahead of all non Windows operating systems.
Thursday is the final day for people who bought a new Windows 7 PC from June 2nd to January 31st to take advantage of Microsoft's offer for a downloadable upgrade to Windows 8 for just $14.99.
Microsoft has finally made Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 RTM as well as SP1 available in more than 30 languages. However, It's not on Windows Update yet; link after the jump.
Microsoft has revealed it will release software updates for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows RT on Tuesday February 26, which may be a clue for the launch date of the final Windows 7 version of IE10.
Microsoft has announced that it will end support for the RTM version of Windows 7 on April 9, 2013, two years after the release of the first service pack for the OS.
An enterprising programmer has released a new and free program that lets Windows 8 desktop users recreate the popular aero glass look that was a fixture of Windows Vista and 7.
Microsoft will release a number of security updates for various software products on Tuesday, February 12, including two for Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 and RT that are labeled as "critical"