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How To Take Care Of The Hard Drive In Your Windows Machine

The hard drive isn’t the most spectacular bit of hardware, but it’s essential to keep your PC running smoothly. If it goes kaput, it takes all of your precious data and your applications with it. So to keep your hard drive happy, healthy and running smoothly by following these straightforward tips.


Here's The First Windows Phone Device With Official 'Windows' Branding

We already knew, thanks to leaked internal documents, that Microsoft was ditching the Windows Phone branding for a simple “Windows” on devices that run its mobile operating system. Now, we have our first look at an actual phone that uses the branding.


Here, Allegedly, Is The Windows 9 Notification Center In Action

Video: This week, we saw leaked images of what was purported to be Windows 9, showing a new toolbar with search and a revamped Notification Center on the system tray. Now, thanks to WinFuture, we get a video glimpse of how that Notification Center might look in action.


This Could Be Windows 9's New Virtual Desktops In Action

Earlier today we got a taste of what appears to be Windows 9′s new Start Menu in action. Now a leak by the German site WinFuture.de (which has been leaking things left and right) shows rumoured Virtual Desktops doing their thing.


Video Shows How Windows 9 Start Menu Might Work

Yesterday, we saw the first leaked screenshots of what purports to be Windows 9, complete with Start menu. Now, there’s a video which shows how the returning feature might work in the next iteration of the OS.


HP Stream: A Windows Machine At A (Slightly High) Chromebook Price

Last month, HP gave us a good look at Microsoft’s upcoming Chromebook slayer, known as the HP Stream, after temporarily posting its specs on their own website. Now, HP is announcing the device in a more official capacity with models expected to be available in the U.S. as early as September 24. But it’s $US100 pricier than expected.


Steve Ballmer Wrote The Blue Screen Of Death

The Blue Screen of Death is perhaps the most ubiquitous symbol of computer failure thew world knows. But have you ever wondered who sat down to pen the charming text that appears when a PC poops itself?


Toshiba Encore Mini First Of A Slew Of Cheap Windows Tablets

Prefer swiping through Windows tiles rather than Android’s app icons? If you’re on a budget, you rarely have any other option other than Android when it comes to tablets — but Toshiba’s new Encore Mini is the first of what could be a long line to buck that trend.


Microsoft Just Accidentally Teased Windows 9

We know that Windows 9 is on its way, but it could appear sooner than we expected. Microsoft China just mistakenly teased the new OS, announcing that it’s “coming soon.”


Windows 9 Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know

Windows 8 has been limping through its existence for just about two years now, and despite the fact that its continual updates have improved it a fair bit, the numbers aren’t encouraging. Microsoft knows this, and the rumours surrounding Windows 9 show that it’s going to be a move back to more familiar territory. Here’s what we think might be coming.


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