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The Detail That Goes Into Making Orion's Windows Is Incredible

Given how high-tech spacecraft tend to be, I was surprised to learn that existing space vehicles tend to use good old-fashioned glass (albeit a rather expensive kind). But for the next-gen Orion spacecraft, NASA has been working overtime to find something stronger, lighter, and just a little less fragile.


The Next Cortana Won't Just Be A Sexy Lady -- You Can Also Choose A Dude

Why are our digital assistants submissive human women? It’s more than a little sexist, no? But Microsoft’s Cortana will soon let you change her gender. There will be a male version too.


HP Spectre x360 Review: My New Favourite Backflipping Windows Laptop

“Oooh, what’s that?” It’s the reaction I get every time I pull out the new HP Spectre x360 in a coffee shop. It hasn’t failed yet. Java fiends always want to know where I got such a good-looking laptop — and they’re always surprised when I tell them the answer. But the truly surprising thing about HP’s new Spectre is how much you get for your money.


Windows 10 Will Be The Software Brains Behind DIY Arduino Projects

Both Start Menu-lovin’ Microsoft maniacs and amateur engineers should froth over this news: Arduino and Microsoft are teaming up to make Windows 10 the first Arduino-certified operating system.


Everything We Learnt About Windows 10 This Week

Every year, Microsoft does this thing called Build. It’s a wonderful nerd party where crowds erupt into applause over new debugging tools and coding software. It’s kind of the best.


How Microsoft Is Going To Port Everything To Windows

We heard the rumours over and over: Android apps are coming to Windows 10. It sounded like a good way to let Windows Phone and Desktop users fill the gaps in the Windows Store — but it isn’t happening. Instead, Microsoft is making it ridiculously easy to port Android apps to the Windows Store. And everything else too: iOS apps, Win32 (desktop) applications — even websites.


Microsoft Edge Is The Official Name Of The IE-Slaying Spartan Browser

One of the most exciting additions to Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10 operating system is the IE browser killer, Project Spartan. We’ve been excited for months and months, but Spartan was never even meant to be the new browser’s final name, but today Microsoft revealed the official moniker of its next-gen window to the internet — Microsoft Edge.


Touch, Type, Click, Draw: Tips to Make You Faster At Using Windows 8

The best part of Windows 8.1 is its ability to support a touchscreen. There are some subtle tips and tricks you can learn to take yourself from touchscreen timid to touchscreen pro.


Tips For Optimising Windows 8 For Smaller High-Resolution Displays

Whether you’ve bought a beautiful high-resolution panel or a smaller touchscreen Windows tablet, making the Windows operating system easier to see and easier to use is crucial to your day-to-day experience. Here are some quick and easy tips on how you can make your life easier when using Windows.


Zombie Vulnerability Affects Every Version Of Windows

A team of researchers recently found a zombie vulnerability that affects every single version of Windows — including the Windows 10 preview. Microsoft is downplaying the vulnerability.