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owen
1 day ago

I was a little surprised to see Microsoft Word on the Chrome Web Store. Since Office Online is already cloud based, and Word on Chrome will be cloud based,...

PaxProSe
5 days ago

I’m trying to get an Nvidia GeForce GT425M graphics card to work on a Dell XPS L401X running Ubuntu 13.10. Where can I find the proper drivers?

Tags: drivers, NVIDIA, ubuntu |
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Aryton
1 week ago

How can I make a folder invisible on Mac OS X? I’m planning a surprise vacation for my girlfriend this summer, and I don’t want her to stumble onto it while...

Tags: mac, OS X, privacy |
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dsheetz
2 weeks ago

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Every time I click on anything on the Windows 8 Start screen, I end up on the regular desktop. Then I have to reopen the Start screen again if I...

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catamount
5 weeks ago

Asus has shown interest in offering a dual boot Windows/Android laptop. Google is apparently not happy about this. Why would Google oppose it, it would...

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LolaBelle
5 weeks ago

I have suddenly started having error messages pop up telling me that there is “Runtime error R6016. Not enough space for runtime data.” What is causing this...

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merry
8 weeks ago
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Tags: Windows 8 |
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dbrown
10 weeks ago

I decided to apply a firmware password for additional security when I got my new Mac recently. Even more recently, I managed to lose it...

cuetip
10 weeks ago

I heard a lot about Tizen, Samsung’s proprietary OS for smartphones and tablets, last year, but I haven’t seen any ads or anything else indicating that it...

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pcaulfield
11 weeks ago

On all the other versions of iOS I’ve used before, you could just double click the home button, hold down the app’s icon in the app switcher tray and kill...

Tags: force close, iOS 7 |
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Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation.
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Just days before Microsoft retired Windows XP from public support, the company drastically reduced the price of custom support agreements that give large companies and government agencies another year of XP patches, experts reported today.
Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use.
As organizations move in-house systems to the cloud, Canonical wants them to consider switching their OSes as well.
Universal Windows apps will bring with it universal pricing--which, at least for the Windows Store, will mean the option of lower prices for all. And it's live now.
Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its 'Scroogled' campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless.
Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of financial assistance, or various other incentives, is Windows 8 and especially Windows Phone development worth the effort?

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