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6 hrs ago |

The Top 9 Things I Want To See In Windows 9

I am the longtime Managing Editor at . I am also a freelance writer whose work has been published worldwide, in a number of PC and tech-related print publications.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

9 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Chrome sharps up, dumps 1985's graphics technology

The company also patched 50 security bugs in the browser and paid out $51,000 in bounties to several outside researchers, including a $30,000 pay day to one bug hunter who reported several critical vulnerabilities.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

13 hrs ago |

Is Hewlett-Packard a Good Investment Now?

Hewlett-Packard is to a great extent seen as a more established era innovation organization that has attempted to keep up its productivity as buyers have moved to cell phones and distributed computing.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | Embarcadero Developer Network

Create advanced grid applications with RAD Studio and X-Files Components

Files Components package contains a full set of advanced components designed for Delphi and C++Builder.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

23 hrs ago | Mashable

China Planning Operating System to Compete With Microsoft, Google and Apple

China is looking to launch its own operating system, an initiative that the government reportedly hopes will make its information systems more secure.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

23 hrs ago | Online Tech Tips

How to Split Your Laptop or PC Screen/Monitor in Windows

Here's a quick how-to for anyone who wants to split their computer screen monitor into two so that they can view two applications side-by-side.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Yesterday | DigiTimes

Research: All-in-one PC shipments to decline in 2014

Desktop shipments are expected to enjoy growth in 2014 with Microsoft ending its support for Windows XP, but the all-in-one PC market, which focuses mainly on the consumer market and did not start enjoying demand until recent years, may not be able to benefit from the growth.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Hewlett Packard

Mon Aug 25, 2014


Microsoft Windows As A Service Planned?

Microsoft may be working on a cloud-based version of Windows to go alongside Office 365.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology

Chain Store Age

Five Reasons You Should Upgrade Your POS System

As payment and POS technology continues to evolve ever more rapidly, it is more critical than ever to make sure that your POS equipment is up-to-date.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Tellme, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics


Mouse Without Borders

I was at a client site a couple weeks ago when reader Casey King showed me a handy utility called Mouse without Borders - a free download from the Microsoft Garage .

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Related Topix: Mice, Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Science / Technology

Sun Aug 24, 2014


China to launch home-grown OS in October as Windows replacement

China hopes to launch a home-grown operating system by October to wean the country from foreign-made OSes like Windows, the government-run Xinhua news agency said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Science / Technology, Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Why Are PC Sales Up And Tablet Sales Down?

Editor's note: Peter Yared is the founder and CTO of Sapho and was formerly the CTO/CIO of CBS Interactive.


Related Topix: CIO News, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Keyboards, Laptops/Notebooks, Apple

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Microsoft's email change is confusing

I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 7, and when I click on your column , I used to use the file button on the top of the page, and when the email link is shown, I used to hit it and my email addresses came up so that I could forward your column to my sons-in-law.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Science / Technology

Tom's Hardware

Surge In Chromebook Sales Catches LCD Suppliers Off Guard

According to a report from NPD Displaywatch , demand for LCD panels this year is outstripping the supply, mainly because of a surge in Chromebook sales and a rush to replace old Windows XP machines.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Microsoft, Startups

The Inquirer

Google Chromebooks and Windows XP demise cause surprise LCD surge

DEMAND FOR LCD SCREENS is outstripping supply as more gadgets are being built, with experts warning that prices are climbing as a result.


Related Topix: Science / Technology


5 Awesome Open Source Cloning Software

Disk cloning is quite useful in modern data centers for: In this post, I'm going to list the Free and Open Source Software for Disk Imaging and Cloning that you can use for GNU/Linux, *BSD and Mac OS X desktop operating systems.


Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science, Computers, PC

Users still running Windows XP - survey

More than 16 percent of all PC users who agreed to provide data to the distributed global Kaspersky Security Network were still working on computers running Windows XP in June 2014.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers

MSDN Blogs

How to register your program for file extensions shared with other programs

One frequently asked question is, "how do we register our program for a file extension when other versions that handle it might also be installed?" The overarching question is really about how to have non-shared resources both write to a shared resource.


Related Topix: Science / Technology

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Adding a new user account profile in Windows 8

If you have more than one user on your computer, you can set up a separate profile for each user where each will have their own desktop settings and access to their own email.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, PC, Microsoft, Startups


Mozilla resolves "Firefox is already running" shutdown issue

When it comes to running Firefox on Windows, the dreaded "Firefox is already running" error message when trying to launch the browser on the system is highly annoying.


Related Topix: Mozilla, Science / Technology


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