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Windows 10 will run across desktop and mobile

Microsoft has announced the latest version of its famous Windows operating system, which it is calling it Windows 10.<p>There's no real explanation as …

Hands On With the Windows 10 Preview Build

At the beginning of today’s Microsoft event Joe Belfiore, Vice President of the Operating Systems Group at Microsoft made certain the audience understood that we were seeing an early build of its next operating system. Early build or not, for power users that demand multi-tasking, the oddly named …

Windows 10: the start menu is back and nine other things to know

Microsoft has pulled a U-turn on its reinvention of the PC, ditching Windows 8 and creating something that blends the old Windows with the new<p>Microsoft has unveiled its next version of the Windows software which presently powers about 1.5bn PCs in use on the planet. Windows 10 will aim to entice …

Microsoft Woos Enterprise With Start Button In Windows 10

Microsoft announced Windows 10 the other day. Putting aside the fact they skipped version 9, and all of the jokes that could evoke, the announcement appeared to be one long apology to the enterprise. We’re sorry we dissed you in version 8 and we want to beg you to take us back. And we brought your …

Ello: A viable alternative for the Facebook-weary

A social network is only as valuable as its users.<p>Ello, a new arrival to the scene, appears to have taken hold among designers, journalists, and the …

14 Hidden Tricks and Tools in iOS 8

Some of the best new features on iOS 8 are the ones you probably haven't used yet. That's because Apple has hidden a collection of new tricks and …

The 10 Best Laptops On The Market

The experts at FindTheBest helped us put together a list of the best laptops and notebooks on the market right now.<p>Rankings are based on expert reviews and FindTheBest's Smart Rating Scale, which accounts for the technical overview and specifications of each product.<p>The Alienware M18x is an …

Computer Hardware

This Might Be The Real Reason Microsoft Chose Windows 10 Instead Of Windows 9

When Microsoft took the wraps off its new software on Tuesday, many expected the operating system to be called Windows 9, not Windows 10. As it turns out, there could be a specific reason Microsoft chose to skip a number in its naming convention.<p>A Reddit user who claims to be a Microsoft developer …

Software

Bose launches new wifi music systems

Bose announces its second-generation SoundTouch system are now available<p>Bose has launched 12 new SoundTouch Wi-Fi music systems, which are pitched head-to-head with Sonos devices, adding support for music streaming services Deezer and Spotify Connect.<p>The second-generation one-piece SoundTouch …

Why Google's next big thing could be a warp-speed supercomputer

It depends on mind-bending physics and ultra-cold temperatures but quantum computing could bring about a new era in processing power that promises to revolutionize everything from artificial intelligence to high finance.<p>The field of quantum computing is still in its infancy but it was given a …

How to Install Windows 10 on Mac, MacBook or iMac

Microsoft this week announced a major overhaul of its Windows operating system, with Windows 10 a single platform which will run across virtually …

New Nexus 6 Guns For iPhone 6 Plus: Here's What To Expect

Android users may be swamped for choice, but few handsets get fans more excited than a new Nexus device. Cited as a ‘reference device’ for manufacturers and developers alike, the Nexus range offers cutting edge specifications for budget basement prices and this looks set to continue next month with …

Microsoft Research leaves Silicon Valley: Why big companies aren't startups

VCs often cite how easy it would be for a “Microsoft” or “Google” to come along and crush the little startup that is pitching them, but that rarely happens.<p>There was a time when Microsoft was a monopoly and would throw together a team to build a product specifically to compete in a newly realized …

Hackers Have Figured Out A Major Security Flaw In USB Sticks

Wired reports that the "BadUSB" vulnerability, first developed by security researchers, has been released online. This means that hackers can now start using it to infect computers.<p>The "good" news is that vulnerability only comes from one USB manufacturer, Phison of Taiwan. The bad news is that …

Spying

iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 War Escalates As Samsung Plays Dirty

Earlier this month I wrote that Bendgate is Apple’s Mea Culpa moment. That iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus designs went too far prioritising thinness over durability, camera protrusion and battery life. I also stressed rivals should not mock Apple and bendgate, but show some dignity and learn from it to …