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Windows 10 Now Used by More Than 50 Million People: Report

For years, Windows’ adoption rate has been the subject of constant jabbing and shaming for Microsoft, but this year rival companies will have to find some other thing to mock the Redmond giant about. That’s because Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system Windows 10 is doing pretty well. In two weeks since its release, more than […]

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How Microsoft Reworked Its Activation Rules to Block Windows 10 Pirates

For more than a decade, Microsoft has lost money because of the way its activation program worked in Windows. ‘Activation cracks’ for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 have been readily available on the Internet, allowing anyone to bypass authenticity checks and essentially use Microsoft’s desktop operating system for free. Microsoft has […]

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OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 Brings Stability, Compatibility, and Security Fixes

In addition to rolling out an update dubbed iOS 8.4.1 to its mobile operating system, Apple also released the OS X Yosemite v10.10.5 update for its desktop operating system. The new update brings with it a number of bug fixes and other improvements, and more importantly a set of security fixes to patch several vulnerabilities […]

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Running Windows 10? Microsoft Can Disable Your Pirated Games

It hasn’t even been a month since the release of Windows 10 and Microsoft’s newest desktop operating system has been stirring up one privacy related controversy after another. The latest addition is company’s rather bold decision to change the license agreement, giving it the power to disable counterfeit games and unathorised hardware on computers running […]

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Samsung Announces 16TB SSD, ‘World’s Largest’ Storage Device for Data Centres

Samsung has announced a new solid-state drive powered by its new 3D vertical-NAND flash memory chips, which it says is the world’s highest capacity computer storage device. The PM1663a drive, which has an actual formatted capacity of 15.36TB, will be targeted exclusively at data centres and other enterprise-grade markets with massive speed and capacity requirements. […]

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Dell’s New Chromebook 13 Launched for ‘Google for Work’ Programme

Google’s latest Chromebook laptop will be specially designed for corporate customers in an effort to get more workers off machines powered by Microsoft’s dominant Windows software. The Chromebook unveiled Thursday will be made by Dell and will go on sale Sept. 17. Prices will range from $400 to $900 (roughly Rs. 26,000 to Rs. 58,500), […]

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Microsoft Improving Touch Mode in Windows 10, Leaked Build Tips

Microsoft appears set to be revamping the Windows 10 touch mode, which was introduced alongside the Continuum feature for hybrid devices with the January Technical Preview , as per a new leaked build. Build 10056 of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for desktops, laptops and tablets surfaced on the Web last week showcasing several touch-friendly […]