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Windows 7
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Microsoft will release the full version of Windows 7 on 22 October. Interesting facts: Vista managed to gain only 19% market share in its entire history. Windows XP, the eight-year old OS, accounted for 71.5% of all operating systems that … Continue reading

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Snow Leopard
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Apple have now stated that Snow Leopard (Mac OS X v10.6) will definitely be released on Friday (28th August). It will be available as an upgrade from the Leopard OS for $29 (£17.59). Originally posted 25 August 2009

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Windows 7 RTM
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Microsoft has now released Windows 7 to manufacturers. Steve Ballmer signed the gold release DVDs at Microsoft’s sales meeting in Atlanta yesterday. Hardware manufacturers will now sell laptops, PCs and netbooks with Windows 7 from October. Originally posted 24 July 2009

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Google Chrome OS
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Google says it will release a Chrome branded operating system next year. It will initially be designed for use on netbooks, but the company is planning to make it available for desktops and standard laptops, as well. “Google Chrome OS … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Prices announced
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A discounted version of Windows 7 upgrades will be available for pre-order starting in the UK from 15th July. The Home Premium version will cost £50 and the Professional Version £100. Pre-ordering will last until the end of the year, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Essentials
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An open beta of Microsoft Security Essentials, a free anti-virus package for Windows, was released this week. The software replaces Window Live OneCare, and uses the same engine as the company’s premium Forefront anti-malware software, but without the management utilities. … Continue reading

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Free Windows 7
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Well … sort of. Microsoft will upgrade Windows Vista users for free if they meet the requirements. Originally Posted 5 June 2009

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Windows 7
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We all know about the next version of Windows. The new Windows 7 operating system is due out 22 October. Microsoft have addressed the “bloatware” issue, it is 3 gigabytes smaller than Vista. 4 June 2009

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Vista SP2
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Microsoft has released Windows Vista SP2 the final major update for the outgoing operating system. Originally posted 1 June 2009

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