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Windows 10, the GoPro Hero4 and other stories you might’ve missed

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Microsoft names next operating system ‘Windows 10′

By Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp announced its 'Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward a new system aimed at unifying computing and … Continue reading

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Microsoft expected to unveil new Windows name next week

Microsoft is preparing its first official look at the future of Windows next week, during an invite-only event in San Francisco. While a number of leaks have unearthed features and changes in an upcoming release of Windows, currently codenamed Threshold, … Continue reading

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Microsoft offers first look at new Windows – and gives it a name

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system. The project, known for the past few years … Continue reading

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Celebrate 20 years of ‘Friends’ with this Windows 95 ‘cyber sitcom’ starring Rachel and Chandler

On September 22nd, 1994 at 8:30PM, Friends premiered on NBC.You could celebrate by binge-watching all 236 episodes — that's about four days' worth of shenanigans in all — starting with "The One Where Monica Gets a New Roommate" (Rachel, wedding dress, … Continue reading

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Xbox chief promises to bring ‘Minecraft’ to Windows Phone

With a simple "yes," Microsoft's Xbox chief, Phil Spencer, has confirmed that Minecraft will be heading to Windows Phone. It's not a surprising move given Microsoft's recent acquisition of the popular title, but the software maker didn't promise to bring Minecraft … Continue reading

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Leaked Windows 9 video shows new Notification Center in action

Windows 8 debuted with a notification system to allow apps to generate brief alerts, but the operating system lacked a central Notification Center to collect and display them all. Microsoft appears to be planning to provide a Notification Center in … Continue reading

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Leaked Windows 9 video shows multiple desktops at work

Glimpses of the next Windows have been coming out at a steady clip, but the latest is the clearest yet of the operating system's multiple desktops. German site WinFuture obtained a video showing off a build of the new feature and how … Continue reading

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Steve Ballmer wrote Windows’ first Blue Screen of Death error message

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This new Windows 9 feature could help you avoid huge headaches

Microsoft is about to unveil Windows 9 “Threshold” Technical Preview in late September, and the first features of the upcoming operating system have already started leaking. Among them, Neowin has found out that Windows 9 may offer users a significantly more … Continue reading

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