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Kogan Is Selling Windows Laptops Now

The list of things that Kogan doesn’t sell online for cheap is getting smaller and smaller. Today the company announced it would stock a Windows laptop for just $329. But what does that chunk of change get you?


Windows 10 Will Actually Be Windows 10 (Not Windows NT 6.4)

Super-nerds will know that ever since Windows 7 there’s been a curious numbering scheme in Microsoft’s OS that actually meant Windows 8.1 was, under the hood, called Windows NT 6.3. No longer!


Set A Video As Your Desktop Wallpaper With VLC

Since the demise of DreamScene with Windows Vista, users have been denied the option of having moving pictures as their desktop backdrop, but the hugely useful VLC Media Player provides something of a workaround.


The Switcher Diaries: A Switcher's Guide To Windows 8.1

As a Mac user, it can be jarring switching back to Windows. Even just for a day, or in my case, a week. Here are all the problems I’ve run into so far, and ways to fix them to make your life as a switcher easier.


Choosing The Right Tablet For You: Android, Apple And Windows

Gizmodo Video Guide: There’s a proverbial sea of choice when it comes to choosing a new tablet, and it can all be a bit overwhelming at times. In this beginner’s video guide we introduce the three main tablet operating systems you’ll find in stores and check out some of the key points of difference.


Windows Has A Huge Vulnerabilty, Get The Patch Now

As scary as Heartbleed was this past spring, it looks like virtually every Microsoft Windows user is in for a little deja vu. Microsoft just released a critical patch for a huge server vulnerability — one that affects quite a few current versions of Windows out there.


Nokia Lumia 830: Australian Price And Release Date

The Lumia 830 is the “affordable flagship” from Microsoft Devices. There’s a 5-inch 720p screen, a 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, and a 2200mAh battery. Of course the 830 also comes with Nokia’s collection of apps like Here Maps and MixRadio as well.


A Windows Flaw Let Russian Hackers Spy On NATO, EU And More

Reuters is reporting that Russian hackers were able to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union and the Ukraine, as well as private companies, thanks to a security flaw in Windows. Security firm iSight Partners claims that Russian hackers have been attempting to gain information relating to the Ukraine crisis.


Ashton Kutcher Must Be Stopped (Before He Corrupts Our Laptops)

It’s a little-known fact that celebrity Ashton Kutcher moonlights as a Lenovo engineer. At first, it was tolerable: a kickstand here, a bigger battery there. But now, the chisel-cheeked entrepreneur has twisted Lenovo’s latest tablets to his own foul aims: the new Yoga Tablet 2 Pro has a built-in projector. And a subwoofer. And a 13-inch, 2560 x 1440 screen. It’s a goddamn miniature movie theatre, complete with a tiny Ashton to show you around the place.


Windows 10 Video Walkthrough: Where Were You Two Years Ago?

Windows 10 is here! Kind of! You can go pick up a very stripped down Technical Preview of the big, bad, Start Menu-having operating system right now. But if you don’t want to load up a pretty beta OS, we went through the trouble for you. These are the highlights.


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