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5 key forces driving open source today

From the rise of foundations to emerging revenue models, the open source movement is primed for even greater impact on tomorrow's technologies

Why you probably shouldn't buy a Windows 8 ultrabook

Ultrabooks are generally overpriced, and tablet hybrids offer a better platform for taking advantage of the unique features of Windows 8

HTC 8X and 8S - Hands on with new Windows Phone 8 devices

A closer look at the latest Windows Phone 8 devices unveiled by HTC in New York

Microsoft going all in with Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Microsoft is reportedly giving all employees new Windows 8 PCs, Windows Phone 8 smartphones, and Microsoft Surface RT tablets.

Windows 8 and RT will fail without good apps, analysts say

'You get just one chance with consumers' says expert about app inventory for tablets and convertibles

Windows Server 2012 embraces the data centre

New Microsoft server OS is better equipped for the data centre, observers note

Windows 8 RTM - What you need to know

New operating system is now shipping to device makers - here's what's changed

Bodhi Linux 2.0.1 - Six key improvements

Now based on Ubuntu Linux 12.04, this free OS is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Windows Phone 8 Start Screen - A closer look at 'marquee feature'

This is perhaps the best-looking Start Screen across all smartphone platforms.

iOS 6: Everything you need to know

To combat confusion and ease your vertigo, we’ve put together an FAQ in regards to one of the major announcements to come out of WWDC

Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' Alpha 1 - New features in free OS

Early release offers a sneak peak at what's to come in the next version of Canonical's popular operating system

Windows 8 security - What's new in latest operating system

Windows 8 is a major OS overhaul, but some of the most important additions might be the ones you can't see

Mageia Linux 2.0 - Six key features coming to new OS

Choices will abound for users of this free OS, which is now available as a release candidate.

What if Windows 8 flops?

Then Windows 7 gets a longer life and Microsoft presses on

Performance comparison: The difference between iOS 6 and iOS 5

How will the new iOS6 upgrade affect performance?

In depth: How Microsoft is taking down Nitol botnet

Microsoft discovered the infection on pristine personal computers in 2011 as it investigated supply chains in China

Ubuntu 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal' - Five new features in Beta 1

Of particular interest to business users is support for whole disk encryption

Five reasons to switch to Windows 8

Even if you're happy with Windows XP or Windows 7, these five reasons might be enough to make you want to upgrade to Windows 8

Windows Server 2012 - 10 key features for IT pros

With Windows Server 2012 less than two months away, we look at its 10 most compelling features and how IT professionals can benefit from them

Windows 8 or Windows InTune - Which is right for you?

Businesses can take advantage of the cheap Windows 8 upgrade, or subscribe to Windows InTune and get Windows 8 thrown in

Windows 8 apps - How anyone can be a developer for new OS

Microsoft has outlined how easy it is for anyone to develop apps for Windows 8 - Here's how to be a Windows 8 developer

Microsoft customers see benefits of cloud OS; not so keen on Windows 8

Customers are wondering whether the end users they serve will see enough value to climb the learning curve for the new OS

Antoine Leblond Q&A: With Windows 8, the choice is yours

Windows 8 is embracing developers but tablets will never replace laptops

Microsoft thwarts Start button hacks as New Windows 8 build launches

Microsoft wants to kill the Start button on Windows 8 so badly it is working proactively to stop people from coding their own Start button

Computing fossils: Old tech that's still plugging along

From Windows XP to IBM 402 - why're you all still using the old stuff?!


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