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  • News: Windows 8 just took a big bite out of Windows XP usage

    For years, Windows XP has trailed Windows 7 alone in worldwide usage, while the contentious Windows 8 and 8.1 struggled to hit double digit percentages. But now, two full years after the release of Windows 8, the tide appears to to finally be turning, with "the Windows 8's" cracking 15 percent global market share in October, while usage of the now-dead Windows XP plummeted.

  • News: Microsoft Band UK release date & price rumours, features & specs

    Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device: the Microsoft Band. It's focused on health and fitness and is a rival to Samsung's Gear Fit. Here's everything you need to know including UK release date and price rumours, features and specs.

  • How-Tos: How to remove a virus

    How to remove a virus from your PC or laptop. Get rid of virus, spyware and other malware from your PC or laptop. Clean up any PC or laptop after infection.

  • News: The end of an era: Windows 7 consumer PCs halt production this Friday

    This year, Halloween will be scarier than usual for PC fans. Friday, October 31 is the final day that Microsoft will sell Windows 7 licenses to PC makers (OEMs in industry parlance), per Microsoft's lifecycle fact sheet.

  • How-Tos: How to find out what takes up space on hard drives

    Hard drive space can fill up fast, and if you don't know where to look, it can be difficult to work out precisely where all that space is going. If you need to work out how your disks are already full, we've compiled a handy guide to show you how to find out what's taking up space on your hard drive.

  • How-Tos: How to run Windows XP programs in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8

    Microsoft has killed support for Windows XP, but that doesn't mean you have to get rid of all your old software. Here we show you how to run Windows XP programs in Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

  • Buying Advice: How to choose a new PC or laptop for the elderly

    Some of us have been lucky enough to have access to computers all our lives, but for the older generation computing hasn't always been so easily accessible. Here we discuss how to choose the best PC or laptop for the elderly.

  • Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 and Yoga Tablet Pro release date, price and specs

    Lenovo's new Yoga Tablet 2 range of tablets have up to Quad HD screen, Intel processors and one has a projector. Here's what you need to know about Yoga Tablet 2 release date, price and specs.

  • Test Centre: Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 and Yoga 3 Pro launch live

    Lenovo will launch a range of new Yoga products tonight so join us from 8pm for a live video stream and live blog.

  • How-Tos: How to use a MicroUSB cable with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

    When Apple introduced the proprietary Lightning connection on iPhone, iPad and iPod, it made laying your hands on a compatible cable a total pain. Here we show you how to charge or connect to a computer your iPhone, iPad or iPod using a MicroUSB cable.

  • Opinion: Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft?

    Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's purchase of Minecraft maker Majong, we've taken a long hard look at the deal. Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft? Will Microsoft ruin Minecraft? Those are the questions, here are the answers.

  • How-Tos: How to find out your Windows or Microsoft Office product key

    Locating long, complex licence codes for Windows and software suites such as Microsoft Office can be a nightmare. For those having trouble with procuring those pesky product keys, here's our guide on locating your Microsoft Office product key.

  • Feature: Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison

    In our Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite comparison we pit together the two upcoming operating systems from Microsoft and Apple. Windows 10 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite features, Windows 9 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite release date, Windows 9 vs OS X 10.10 Yosemite price. A weird world in which Apple makes sensible, iterative decisions and Microsoft shoots for the moon - it's 10 vs 10 10.10.

  • News: Microsoft Surface mini release date, price and specs

    The Surface mini is one of the biggest 'will it launch?' products of the year and the latest is that it will get a release date in time for Christmas. Here we look at the rumoured Surface mini release date, price and specs.

  • Feature: 5 thing you'll love about Windows 10

    The major news in the tech world this week is the announcement of the new Windows operating system. We've played with the early beta and here are five things that we think you'll love about Windows 10.

  • How-Tos: How to install Windows 10 now

    You can download and try Windows 10 today. We show you how, and explain who should and shouldn't use it.

  • Opinion: 6 things we hate about Windows 10

    We like many of the new features in Windows 10, but there are some things we're not so keen on. Here are six things we don't like about Windows 10

  • Feature: Windows 10 screenshots

    The Windows 10 Technical Preview is here: we show the new features in a series of screenshots

  • News: Trying Windows 10 Tech Preview? Keep these 7 things in mind

    Microsoft has kicked off the Windows 10 public testing period, but the company wants the fearless enthusiasts willing to participate in the Insider Program to be aware of a number of things before they jump in.

  • News: With Windows 10, a contrite Microsoft will try to atone for Windows 8 mistake

    Humbled by businesses' dislike for Windows 8, Microsoft has issued a mea culpa, offered the world a first peek at Windows 10 and pledged that the new OS will delight IT executives. But the true test of whether Microsoft can move past its Windows 8 mistakes will come when Windows 10 is commercially released at some point next summer.

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