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  • News: FAQs: How to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 7

    As Microsoft's Windows 7 is made available for pre-order, we look at the problems Windows XP users are likely to encounter when upgrading to Microsoft's latest OS, while also answering some of your burning questions.

  • News: Revealed: what makes Office 2010 great

    Microsoft unveiled a technical preview of Office 2010 to developers this week. The software suite is packed with meaningful improvements such as new cut-and-paste features for Word and new ways to broadcast your PowerPoint presentations online.

  • News: Five things you need to know about Office Web Apps

    Releasing its paid-for software on to the web for free is a bold move for Microsoft. Here's what we want to know about Office Web Apps.

  • News: Microsoft accused of misleading Windows 7 stats

    A former Microsoft employee and prominent analyst warned the financial community not to be misled by Microsoft's claims about early corporate adoption of Windows 7.

  • News: Dell Vostro All-In-One PC targets businesses

    With the aim to reclaim desk space, Dell on Thursday announced its first all-in-one PC for small-and-medium businesses.

  • News: 118800 responds to mobile directory fury

    Controversial mobile-phone directory service 118800.co.uk has responded to PC Advisor reader criticism about its plan to include personal mobile phone numbers in a commercial searchable database.

  • News: Office Web apps provides licensing headache

    Microsoft promoted more of its web-based software offerings at its Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans this week, but some analysts say the company's enterprise licensing terms provide little incentive for large customers to move away from its on-premise products.

  • Opinion: Office 2010: Is this the best Microsoft can do?

    From what's been reported so far, I don't see much to like about Office 2010. The discussion thus far has lacked a single 'killer feature' that makes me want to shell out a few hundred quid for an Office that seems only fractionally better than what I'm already using.

  • News: Microsoft offers technical preview of Office 2010

    At its Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, Microsoft yesterday released a preview of Office 2010 and Visio 2010 to all attendees as part of a Technical Preview program.

  • News: Windows 7 available September 7 - to business users

    Microsoft yesterday revealed that business customers can start ordering Windows 7 beginning September 7, slightly ahead of the general release of the OS on October 22.

  • News: 60% of businesses won't upgrade to Windows 7

    Six out of ten businesses won't upgrade to Windows 7 , says ScriptLogic.

  • News: Public beta of ColdFusion 9 launched

    Adobe has made a beta version of ColdFusion 9, the latest version of the company's web development platform that leverages server-side services, publicly available.

  • News: Palm Pre vs Apple iPhone 3GS

    O2 announced this week that it will be offering the Palm Pre in the UK before Christmas. But before you spend all your hard-earned cash on Palm's latest smartphone, we've pitted it against Apple's iPhone, to see just which will suit your needs.

  • How-Tos: How to: Explaining 8 stupid IT buzzwords

    The computer industry is fond of little more than making up baffling technology buzzwords. So you can tell your paradigm shift from your cloud, and succinctly define Web 3.0, we explain eight of the best/worst.

  • News: 57 free tools to boost your PC

    There are some fantastic tools out there that can be yours for nothing if you know where to look. We show you how to reclaim processor cycles and streamline your PC for free.

  • News: Datawind launches £159 UbiSurfer netbook

    Datawind, maker of the PocketSurfer internet access terminal, is getting into the netbook game with the launch of a 7in device known as the UbiSurfer. Costing £159, the device also comes with 30 hours per month of web access for the first year.

  • News: Windows 7 Family Pack price revealed

    Windows 7 Family Packs that offer homes three-licences for the OS will be priced at $149.99 (£92) in the US.

  • News: Microsoft joins Twitter to business app

    Microsoft has integrated its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software with Twitter, in just the latest move by an enterprise software company to latch onto the wildly popular micro-blogging service.

  • News: Google Chrome OS FAQ

    While we know a few basics - open source, lightweight, targeted initially at netbooks, runs on x86 and ARM processors - there are a lot more mysteries to be solved before netbooks running the Chrome OS hit the shelves next year.

  • News: Microsoft must reinvent Windows, follow Apples lead

    Google's Chrome OS won't be an immediate threat to Windows, but it may force Microsoft to reinvent its operating system more quickly into a product that takes full advantage of the Web and can move more nimbly across devices, analysts said. Apple shows the way forward.



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