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Continuing the Windows 8 vision with Windows 8.1

Check out Antoine Leblond’s post about the upcoming release of Windows 8.1.

Before we launched Windows 7, we envisioned what the next version of Windows would need to deliver. We made a bet that the PC landscape and industry would undergo a significant transformation driven by an increase in mobility. That bet underscores the changes we made with Windows 8 – it’s a generational leap forward. We built Windows 8 for a world where touch is a first class interaction model, the same as mouse and keyboard; and where there’s a proliferation of innovative and diverse devices that are highly

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Windows 8 is almost here! Should you upgrade?

Windows 8 will make my PC faster

 

The official release of Microsoft’s new Windows 8 operating system is just around the corner, with an expected release date of October 26, 2012. In fact, Windows 8 has already begun shipping out to retail stores. Once released, you can expect to see Windows 8 on nearly every new laptop and desktop computer up for sale.

If you’re like most PC users, you probably have no idea what the new OS will look like or how the user experience will change. You’re also probably wondering whether an upgrade to Windows 8 is even necessary yet.

In terms of performance …

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Why Windows 8 Will Speed Up your Computer Use

Windows 8 will make my PC faster

In case you are not aware, Microsoft has testing well underway for the upcoming iteration of it Windows operating system, Window 8. In fact, the new Microsoft OS is expected to be released sometime this year.

With that said, Windows 8 will completely change how we use our computers. Currently, we are used to the traditional boot up process that all computers go through. You press the power button, a black screen appears with a lot of scrolling text, the Windows logo eventually appears, and then the Windows graphical environment that we all know and love finally comes up at …

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7 Charged with Using Malware to Rack Up $14M in Fake Ad Revenue

The Department of Justice has indicted seven people for allegedly hijacking millions of computers, manipulating traffic on popular websites, and generating more than $14 million in fraudulent advertising revenue.

The defendants — six Estonians and one Russian — allegedly hijacked more than 4 million computers using malware that rerouted Internet traffic to websites where they would get a cut of the ad revenue. Infected computers with users looking for popular websites such as Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes were rerouted to webpages that featured the defendants’ ads.…

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3 Can’t Miss Websites for PC News, Tips and Tricks

It’s always good to have multiple places to get more information and help you become more well-rounded, especially when it comes to technology. Nearly every aspect of technology is constantly changing and it is only befitting that everyone try to be as well-informed as possible on the latest developments so you can make the right decisions… especially when those decisions affect your wallet and your time.

If you are looking for the most reputable places to learn more about your computer (or technology in general), these three websites are very reputable sources with a treasure trove of content.…

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