Is Microsoft really going to force people to use Windows 8?

The Windows operating system has been around for quite a while now - the first iteration, Windows 1.0, was released all the way back in 1985. The current version is the somewhat unpopular Windows 8 – many people have stuck with Windows 7, which was released in 2009. Now Microsoft has announced that it is set…

Is the Windows XP registry hack safe?

The tech news sites were buzzing this morning with the revelation that a simple registry hack could enable those still using Windows XP to receive updates from Microsoft. PC Pro was just one site reporting that a registry "tweak" would…

Internet Explorer 10 finally hits Windows 7

Windows 7 users, Microsoft has not abandoned you! Though most of the Redmond company's attention of late has been on Windows 8, Windows 7 users today get the latest version of Internet Explorer, IE10. In order to get Internet Explorer…

Windows 8 adoption 5x slower than Windows 7 so far

Windows 8 is being installed by users at a rate 5 times slower than that seen following the launch of predecessor Windows 7, a new report has suggested. Net Applications' data monitoring services have spotted that by the end of…

No touching the HP Omnia 27 quad-core All-in-One PC

HP are looking to wipe tech fans clean of an lingering TouchPad and webOS memories with the launch of the promising new HP Omnia 27 All-in-One PC. Featuring a lush, edge-to-edge 27 inch 1080p display, it packs all its innards,…

Parallels Desktop 7 unleashing the power in Apple

We all know that Apple produce some of the most powerful laptops and desktops that need no configuration at all. The build quality of the computers is second to none, im actually writing this on a four year old…

Giants Windows Phone Built in NYC

Microsoft see their latest phone releases as something of a big deal, in the case of this video a 6 storey deal. This giant Windows phone was built in New York to advertise the release of 4 new Windows…