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  • News: Windows 7 business features explained

    When it comes to Windows 7 much has been made of the new taskbar with its jumplists, mouse-hover features, easy navigation and the more controllable user account control. But what about the less 'sexy' enterprise features of Windows 7?

  • News: 13 ways to improve your online reputation

    There's no doubt that social networking sites such as Facebook are fun, but do you exercise caution before you post? More than likely you don't. However, you could be damaging your career and your online reputation when you post risqué content.

  • News: Dell considers Intel Atom business PCs

    Dell thinks PCs based on Intel's Atom processors, already popular among consumers, could be the answer for cash-strapped businesses.

  • News: Windows 7 gets 36 new features

    Microsoft has made 36 improvements and modifications to Windows 7 since it released a public beta of the OS in January

  • News: Windows Vista SP2 available next week

    Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is all but ready for release, after Microsoft posted the latest version of the free download to itsTechNet and MSDN subscriber-only services.

  • News: AMD demos six-core Istanbul chips

    AMD has demonstrated the first working models of Istanbul chips, the company's upcoming line of server processors with six cores.

  • News: Windows 7 activation details explained

    Microsoft will turn Windows 7's background picture black and put up persistent notices on the screen if users don't activate the new operating system, a company manager has revealed.

  • News: Microsoft Office 14 to ship in 2010

    Microsoft Office 14 will be "generally available" in 2010, according to a Microsoft spokesperson.

  • News: Windows 7 Experience Index explained

    Microsoft has changed the PC performance rating tool Windows Experience Index for Windows 7 to improve the way it measures faster graphic cards, multi-core processors and hard drives.

  • News: Motorola gives up on BlackBerry competitor

    Motorola has agreed to sell its answer to Research In Motion's BlackBerry service - Good Technology - for an undisclosed sum, bringing an end to the company's foray into push services.

  • News: Windows Vista SP2 release set for May

    Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) looks set to be released in mid-May, after Microsoft completed work on the package, according to reports.

  • How-Tos: How to upgrade from XP to Windows 7

    Vista users looking to upgrade to Windows 7 when it's finally released will have the luxury of an ‘in-place upgrade', in which the new OS overwrites the old one, preserving their installed applications, preferences, and data. However, XP users aren't being given this option and will instead have to do a clean install. We look at just how complicated upgrading to Windows 7 from XP is likely to be.

  • Video: World Technology Update - 20 February 2009

    Green mobile phones user solar panels to charge, Samsung squeezes a digital projector into a handset, and Microsoft introduces a new version of Windows Mobile. All that news and more on this week’s World Tech Update.

  • News: Conficker worm back with a vengeance

    Cybercriminals behind the widespread Conficker worm have released a new version of the malware that could signal a major shift in the way the worm operates.

  • News: Netbooks vs laptops for business use

    When it comes to deciding if your IT department should support netbooks, IT must answer two critical questions.

  • News: Truphone SIM cuts roaming costs by 80 percent

    Truphone has launched a mobile phone SIM that allows users to make VoIP calls when travelling in other countries, without being subject to constantly changing roaming charges.

  • Opinion: Vista or XP? It's all about the money

    To upgrade to Windows Vista or not to upgrade to Vista? That is the question. And the answer is money.

  • News: Microsoft defends Vista to XP downgrade fee

    Microsoft has denied that it makes money when users 'downgrade' Windows Vista to Windows XP, as a lawsuit filed last week alleges.

  • News: Windows Mobile 6.5 gets new interface

    Microsoft has unveiled a new-look user interface (UI) for the Windows Mobile 6.5 platform, which puts the company in closer competition with smartphones such as the Apple iPhone and T-Mobile G1, which runs the Google Android platform.

  • News: Microsoft sued over Windows XP downgrades

    A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit in the US against Microsoft over a $59.25 charge for downgrading her Windows Vista PC to XP.



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