Posts Tagged ‘OS’

  • Microsoft  has officially pulled the plug on Windows XP support (image: Microsoft)

    Windows XP support officially comes to an end

    April 9, 2014 • SoftwareComments Off

    Microsoft  has officially pulled the plug on Windows XP support, and as of yesterday there will be no more updates, or free and paid support for the PC operating system. Windows XP was released in 2001 and quickly established a broad fan base amongst...

  • It is not all Android and iOS

    May 23, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Within a few weeks, Mozilla – the not-for-profit company that has largely made a name for itself in the Internet space – is set to make waves in the mobile industry with the launch of a new Firefox operating system for mobile phones. The company is...

  • Windows 8 update to be previewed at Build

    May 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Microsoft recently announced that their Windows 8 operating system has enjoyed its 100 millionth Windows 8 license activation since the OS launched in October and has now unveiled that the next update for OS will be previewed at the company’s annual...

  • Windows 8 Pro will allow for downgrading of OS

    September 3, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Users who purchase Microsoft’s new operating system Windows 8 and find that they are unsatisfied with its performance will be able to downgrade the OS to Windows 7 or Vista without paying for additional licences. “Instead of using the Windows 8 Pro...

  • Microsoft rebrands built-in OS games as Xbox Windows

    August 8, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Software giant Microsoft is in the process of overhauling what seems to be the whole company and part of that strategy is to rebrand a number of products. Users of Microsoft’s operating systems will be familiar with built-in gaming titles like Minesweeper...

  • Palm shareholders approve $1.2 billion HP acquisition

    June 29, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Hewlett-Packard’s $1.2 billion acquisition of Palm is set to be finalised in the coming days after the company’s shareholders approved the deal. Media reports have revealed the deal is now expected to close sometime in the first week of July. Palm...