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Windows 9 previewed in series of leaked photos

Microsoft’s next version of Windows is expected to launch in early 2015, but the company’s also expected to release a preview version this fall. Now a couple of websites including Computer Base and WinFuture have published photos from an early version of Windows 9 Technical Preview that give us a better idea of how the operating system […]

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Windows 9 “Threshold”: Microsoft removing the Start Screen from Enterprise and the desktop from Windows RT?

Microsoft is expected to release a preview of the next version of Windows this fall and it will likely be followed by a full release of Windows 9 in early 2015. Right now the software’s code-named Windows “Threshold,” and details about the software have been leaking left and right. It’s not clear how accurate all […]

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Reports: Say goodbye to the desktop on small Windows tablets

The next major version of Windows may sport features aimed at desktop and notebook users who have been reluctant to leave Windows 7 behind. That includes the return of a Windows Start Menu, and 2-in-1 devices will be able to automatically switch from a desktop mode to a tablet user interface depending on how you’re using the device […]

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Lilbits (6-30-2014): Google’s first social network is shutting down

Before there was Google+ there was Google Buzz. And before Buzz, there was Orkut — Google’s first attempt at a social networking site. Orkut never really took off in the US, but it was big in Brazil… So good news for Brazil: Your country is in the international spotlight thanks to the World Cup. Bad news: […]

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Report: Windows 9 to launch in 2015, preview coming in April 2014

Love it or hate it, Windows 8 was Microsoft first big attempt to design an operating system that runs equally well on desktop PCs and tablets. A lot of folks aren’t fans… and there are rumors that while the next major release of Windows will still support touch-friendly “Modern” style apps, it’ll also be a […]