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Friday, 12 Oct 2012

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Pro Prices and Packaging

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Pro Prices and Packaging

Two weeks to the October 26 launch of Windows 8, and we finally have pricing and packaging confirmation from Microsoft. The Windows 8 Pro upgrade DVD costs US$69.99, and an online upgrade costs US$39.99.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumored Release Schedule for Windows 8

Rumors about the release date for the final version of Microsoft's Windows 8 have started making their rounds on the Internet.

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

Microsoft Puts a Stop to the Start Menu for Windows 8

One of the most commonly recognizable features of the Windows OS over more than a decade has been the Start Button and Menu. Microsoft has made the radical decision to ditch both for the upcoming Windows 8.

Friday, 23 Sep 2011

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Windows 8 Security Feature Could Prevent Systems from Dual-Booting with Linux

Too much of a good thing may be a hindrance as Windows 8's secure-boot functionality could prevent some users from running both Windows and Linux.

Monday, 11 Oct 2010

Ubuntu 10.10 Released with Updated Cloud Service

Ubuntu 10.10 Released with Updated Cloud Service

Ubuntu 10.10 has been released, with updates to its Ubuntu One cloud service, an improved installer and a customized netbook desktop shell.

Friday, 30 Apr 2010

Ubuntu 10.04 Released

Ubuntu 10.04 Released

The latest version of Ubuntu, codenamed Lucid Lynx, has been released, bringing along new features and a visual redesign.

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