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  • 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.

  • News: The 10 best Twitter add-ons

    Supercharge your Twitter account with our selection of the best third-party apps

  • News: The best online travel sites

    When it comes to holidays - the web's long been a useful place. You can find cheap flights and hotel rooms, rent cars and even read reviews of you accommodation online.

  • News: The 10 biggest annoyances in Outlook

    Microsoft's highly capable email client Outlook is glitchy and has too many features for its own good - much like some other so-called productivity software we could mention. We look at its 10 biggest annoyances and reveal how to fix them.

  • News: Post-beta Windows 7 hits file-sharing site

    The post-beta version of Windows 7 has been made available on a number of file-sharing sites.

  • News: Analyst: Windows 7 to XP 'downgrades' essential

    Downgrade rights for Windows 7 will be "hugely important", according to a Gartner analyst, but he's not optimistic that Microsoft will let users continue to install Windows XP on new machines.

  • News: Asus to slash Eee PC range

    Asus has announced it will slim down its range of Eee PC netbooks to to stop confusion and lower costs.

  • News: RIM reports surge in new BlackBerry subscribers

    Research In Motion raised its forecast for new BlackBerry subscribers additions in the current quarter but warned its profit will come in near the bottom of its previous expectations.

  • News: IBM delivers apps via Amazon Web Services

    IBM has backed the cloud computing model in businesses by starting to deliver some of its infrastructure software as an on-demand service through Amazon Web Services.

  • News: Free Windows 7 upgrades for new Vista PCs

    Microsoft plans to give away free Windows 7 upgrades to people buying PCs with Windows Vista until as late as January 31 of next year, according to a reputable source

  • Video: HP DreamColor LP2480zx - In Brief

    The DreamColor tag on the HP DreamColor LP2480zx comes from a collaboration between HP and SKG Dreamworks movie studio.

  • News: O2 launches mobile broadband and laptop deals

    O2 has announced it will be offering three new pay monthly laptop and mobile broadband bundles.



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