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Windows 7 Handily Bests Windows 8 And 8.1’s Minute Market Share Gains In November

November was not a good month for Microsoft’s Windows 8.x operating system according to Net Applications, with Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 collectively gaining a mere 0.05% points of market share during the period. Windows 8 fell 0.87% to 6.66% global market share. Windows 8.1 managed to grow by …

Bill Gates is Santa for one lucky Reddit user

Bill Gates is no stranger to Reddit, but he’s swapping 80-inch Windows 8 displays and meme pictures this time for a role as secret Santa. 24-year-old Reddit user "NY1227," identified only as Rachel, participated in this year's Reddit annual online gift exchange and was left shocked by her unlikely …

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Pass 10% Market Share

With the release of Windows 8.1 to the world in October, Microsoft ended 2013 with two full months of availability for its latest operating system version. While Windows 8.1 is certainly growing quickly and eating into Windows 8’s share, the duo has only now been able to pass 10 percent market …

Why Microsoft didn't ditch the Xbox One's disc drive

Microsoft considered creating a version of the Xbox One without a disc drive, head of Microsoft Studios Phil Spencer told the Official Xbox Magazine U.K.<p>Microsoft was still discussing the alternate version of the next-gen console as recently as mid-2013.<p>"Obviously, after the announcement and E3, …

Sprint king Bolt welcomes hair follicle testing | Reuters

KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Jamaica’s Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has “no problem” with plans by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to test the hair follicles of athletes in a bid to clamp down on drug cheats in sport.<p>Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt poses for photographers as he signs copies …

Kevin Pietersen: Alastair Cook will not be drawn on batsman's future

<b>Captain Alastair Cook has refused to be drawn on the future of England batsman Kevin Pietersen.</b><p>Following the recent 5-0 Ashes whitewash, Pietersen stated he had no intention of quitting Test cricket.<p>But asked whether he wanted the 33-year-old to help regain the Ashes in 2015, Cook said: "It's a …

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Australia v England: Alastair Cook will stay on as captain but refuses to comment on Kevin Pietersen's future

Alastair Cook confirms he will keep his job as captain of England but refuses to be drawn on future of Kevin Pietersen and whether he will be part of rebuilding process after Ashes whitewash<p>Alastair Cook refused to be drawn on the future of Kevin Pietersen and whether he will be part of his plans …

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Cook ducks questions on Pietersen's England future | Reuters

(Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook declined on Saturday to offer any assurances to mercurial batsman Kevin Pietersen about his test future.<p>England's Kevin Pietersen reacts as he walks off the field after he caught out by Australia's Shane Watson during the second day of the fifth Ashes …

Misbah misses ton as Pakistan tail frustrates Sri Lanka | Reuters

(Reuters) - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq fell just short of his sixth test century but his team clung on to their slim hopes of salvaging the second test against Sri Lanka after a stirring rearguard action in Dubai on Saturday.<p>Pakistan's captain Misbah-ul-Haq plays a shot during the second day of …

Pinterest, Yahoo, Dropbox and the (kind of) quiet content-as-data revolution

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>If you’re keeping count, Pinterest’s acquisition of Visual Graph on Monday is at least the seventh of its kind by popular web …

5 Questions About Kid Tech With Filip's CEO

Jonathan Peachey left Virgin Galactic for Filip. We asked him what tech your kids should be using.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

The 40 Best Windows 8.1 Apps

Windows 8.1 runs the multitude of existing Windows programs, but loads of excellent, modern apps and games show off its potential as a multi-touch …

Asus Debuts NFC-Equipped Desktop

Launched without fanfare, the Asus M70 Desktop updates the classic tower with deep wireless integration.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

PC Market Slumped to Worst-Ever Shipment Decline in 2013

Global PC shipments slipped nearly 7 percent year-over-year in the last quarter of 2013 to put an exclamation point on a devastating year for PC …

Toshiba Satellite E45T-A4300

<b>Pros</b><p>Luxurious brushed metal chassis. Slim Ultrabook design. Intel Core i5 processor. Hybrid HDD + SSD drive offers solid performance. All-day battery …

Hands On: BlueMotion iPhone-Powered Vibrator

This new vibrator works on iOS and Android. We ask OhMiBod which mobile platform is sexier.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

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ThreatTrack Vipre Advanced Security

<b>Pros</b><p>Good scores in independent antivirus lab tests and some of our tests. Straightforward spam filter. Firewall stealths ports and offers simple …

Tales of the chips: What CES taught us about hardware, software, and services

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Every year I try to look at some of the chips shown at CES to help predict the future of our devices and technology. But this …

Microsoft Should Embrace Nokia's Android Project

While the rumours are still unconfirmed, there’s a lot of talk about Nokia’s Android phone. It appears to have the codename Normandy and developed to complement Nokia’s low-end Asha handsets. It may also have been a useful bargaining chip as Nokia’s Windows Phone contract came to an end. When …

What weird tech trends from CES 2014 mean to the average person

Using Twitter intel from #WeirdCES, here are the strange discoveries of the Consumer Electronics Show decoded<p>The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual lovefest between inventors and the gadgetry enthusiasts who love them. For the rest of us, this means we hear a lot about tech trends that sound …

How Netflix won CES

<i>Additional reporting by Nathan Ingraham</i><p>The television industry has been holding its breath. Just a few years after TV manufacturers banked on 3D to drive another round of TV purchases, they’ve found themselves having to change direction, using 4K as the latest carrot to entice consumers. But there …

We Pick the 10 Best Gadgets at CES | WIRED

Of all the consumer electronics (and other products of varying origin) we saw at CES 2014, these are our picks for the most interesting, the most …

Hazard and Torres send Chelsea top

Fernando Torres secured the points late on at the KC Stadium with a low strike © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Eden Hazard repaid Jose Mourinho's unflinching …