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CES 2013: The coming of Windows 8 ‘table PCs’ and supertablets

Microsoft’s original Surface — a computer in coffee table format — attracted a lot of interest but not many sales. That could change thanks to new Windows 8 touch-screen all-in-one PCs that can be used in either a vertical or horizontal format. Screens are smaller than the 40-inch Surface, which has been renamed Pixelsense. However, while […]

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Chrome prepares to ax silent extensions

In a move sure to annoy businesses and other groups that bundle browser extensions as part of their main toolset, Google is tightening extension security in Chrome for Windows. The company announced on Friday two new features in Chrome 25 that will make it harder for third-parties to force-install extensions. Chrome Product Manager Peter Ludwig wrote that Google […]

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Top 11 Features of Windows 8 by Dot Com Infoway

Dot Com Infoway (DCI), a premier IT company in India, has created an infographic illustrating the best features of the hot off the press OS, Windows 8. Titled “Windows 8: Top 11 Features”, the information graphic is the 5th in a series of infographics released by the firm that identify and tap into the latest […]

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Requirements System for Office 2013

This article outlines the system requirements for all versions of Office 2013, whether on premises, Microsoft cloud hosted, or a hybrid of the two.You may have to upgrade your hardware or operating system, or both, before you can use Office 2013. This article will help you determine whether you do have to

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The success of security Five Steps to Securing Critical Infrastructure

The success of security Five Steps to Securing Critical Infrastructure efforts is not easily quantified. Engineering teams define success as meeting hard numbers. For example, a standard SCADA reliability metric is less than six minutes of system down time per year. Security teams’ achievements, rather, are more subjective. How do you prove to an engineer just […]

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Blue Windows: Service Pack for Windows 8 or Windows 9?

Rumors that Microsoft was already working on the next version of Windows , Windows 9 read now converge to a single rumor: the company is developing a feature pack or service pack of Windows 8 , provisionally called the Blue Windows . This package would change the version of Windows 8 to

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PCWorld 2012 Ultrabook Giveaway Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 1. General Conditions. The PC World 2012 Ultrabook Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is sponsored by PC World Communications, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and co-sponsored by INTEL Corporation (“Co-Sponsor”). The Giveaway is governed by these Official Rules (these “Rules”) […]

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Nokia’s Here Maps out now for iOS, the wait for a true Google Maps replacement continues

Nokia’s new Here Maps app for iOS has made its way to the App Store today, promising free turn-by-turn voice navigation, public transit information, and rich traffic reports. We spent a little time with the new app, which Nokia hopes will replace the much-maligned native iPhone Maps experience, and came away with

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Windows Defender Stops 85 Percent of Common Malware

Microsoft Windows 8 has gotten some good grades from many security pros, but the operating system’s defenses aren’t invulnerable to today’s malware, a BitDefender study has found. Research from security vendor BitDefender underscored recently what many Windows users already know

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Windows 7 malware infection rates balloon 182% in 2012

Windows 7’s malware infection rate climbed by as much as 182% this year, Microsoft said today. But even with that dramatic increase, Windows 7 remained two to three times less likely to fall to hacker attack than the aged Windows XP. Data from Microsoft’s newest twice-yearly security report showed that in

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