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Given the choice, Puget Systems' customers ignore Windows 8 and buy Windows 7 machines instead
Canonical has touted its new OS as a good way to 'avoid the pain of Windows 8' - Here's why you should take up the challenge
Industry observers aren't optimistic, despite chatter about the possibility in OpenJDK circles
Operating system has survived challenges like legal battles and platform fragmentation
A look at some of the first tablets running Windows 8
Security experts say Windows 8 is the most secure Microsoft OS to date, but that doesn't mean malware won't evolve to exploit it
Give users an OS that won’t make their computers behave like third-rate iPad knock-offs
Other differences include better integrated use of the cloud, better security, more options for use of multiple monitors and more
From the rise of foundations to emerging revenue models, the open source movement is primed for even greater impact on tomorrow's technologies
Ultrabooks are generally overpriced, and tablet hybrids offer a better platform for taking advantage of the unique features of Windows 8
A closer look at the latest Windows Phone 8 devices unveiled by HTC in New York
Microsoft is reportedly giving all employees new Windows 8 PCs, Windows Phone 8 smartphones, and Microsoft Surface RT tablets.
'You get just one chance with consumers' says expert about app inventory for tablets and convertibles
Microsoft, analysts don't see eye to eye on popularity of new desktop OS.
Based on the new Ubuntu 12.10, this user-friendly operating system packs numerous updates, fixes, and new features
Windows 8 is supposed to be Microsoft's majestic OS reset, but intelligent voice control is conspicuously absent.
Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, this brand-new distribution uses the lightweight Xfce desktop and offers five years of support
A closer look of some of the first tablets running Windows RT
Microsoft’s new operating system may look like a radical departure from Windows 7, but it works, it makes sense — and it’s the future
Facebook and Twitter are woven into the Windows 8 OS, but we still need native Windows RT apps to get the most from the services on a tablet
Buying a Windows RT tablet is not going to be as simple as buying an iPad or Android tablet
Then Windows 7 gets a longer life and Microsoft presses on
How will the new iOS6 upgrade affect performance?
Microsoft discovered the infection on pristine personal computers in 2011 as it investigated supply chains in China
Of particular interest to business users is support for whole disk encryption