OPERATING SYSTEMS NEWS

July 14th, 2009, 11:14 AM

Windows 7 Available in September for Businesses

In an effort to attract business clients to its new Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft announced yesterday at its New Orleans Worldwide Partner Conference, that it would be releasing volume licenses of Windows 7 Enterprise Edition  to business clients on September 1st, 2009. Microsoft only recently announced that the official public launch date for the OS [...]

July 8th, 2009, 11:29 AM

Google Set to Infiltrate Computing World Further – Plans for Chrome Operating System

With Chrome launched less than a year ago, and brought out of BETA a few short months after its release, it has quickly (though not surprisingly) risen to take over  nearly 2% of the browser market share. It may not sound like much, but that translates into an estimated 30 million users, and with Microsoft [...]

June 25th, 2009, 10:16 AM

Windows 7 Pricing Released, The Final Question is Answered

With the release client already on thousands of potential customers computers, the official release date set and the box art revealed, the only secret left for Windows 7 was going to be the pricing. Well, this morning, Microsoft is taken off the veil. To top it all off, Microsoft has announced some pretty spiffy pre [...]

June 15th, 2009, 10:22 AM

Microsoft Makes Big Sacrifices but EU Still Not Satisfied

In the never ending saga of Microsoft vs the European Union, new developments have been announced regarding Microsoft’s latest attempts to smooth things over in it’s European market, unfortunately the EU isn’t still is not happy and is adamant about continuing its pursuit for cash…err, justice. Starting with its record fine of approx $800 million [...]

June 8th, 2009, 12:08 PM

Microsoft Windows 7 Box Art Sneak Peek

Well, just in case you were concerned with how pretty your new Windows 7 packaging was going to be, Microsoft has listed the product on its online store, devoid of the most important detail – price. They say don’t judge a book by its cover (how did you not see this analogy coming?). Well the [...]

June 4th, 2009, 12:15 PM

Acer Reveals Plans to Launch Aspire One with Android

A recent annoucement by third party computer manufacturer Acer, reveals plans to launch a new breed of their popular Aspire one netbook, featuring Google’s Android operating system. A rendition of Linux was the initial choice of the first netbooks by Asus, since then however, Microsoft Windows has grown to control 96% of the netbook OS [...]

June 2nd, 2009, 2:29 PM

Windows 7 Release Date Official – October 22nd 2009

It has been less than a month since the first official Release Candidate for Windows 7 was opened for public consumption, now it appears the all new operating system will be set to make its debut on October 22 2009. Microsoft Corp. announced the date the latest version of the Windows operating system, Windows 7, [...]

May 26th, 2009, 5:31 AM

Microsoft Windows Vista and Server 2008 Service Pack 2 Released

With all the talk surrounding Microsoft’s upcoming savior OS, Windows 7, much of the chatter regarding the development of Windows Vista has fallen to the wayside, forgotten that over %23 of the computer population is still running Windows Vista, and with support for XP dying out in 2010 it is poised to become runner up for [...]

May 17th, 2009, 4:11 PM

Dell Hints that High Windows 7 Pricing May Slow Adoption

As the rumoured Fall ’09 debut grows closer and with the release of a free, practicaly fully functional release candidate – Microsoft’s Windows 7 is creating a lot of buzz – especially given the promising preliminary results. However, even though the release candidate is free, and will remain so until June 2010, Microsoft does intend [...]