Mark Shuttleworth Admits Ubuntu Can’t Outdo Windows

Mark Shuttleworth Admits Ubuntu Can’t Outdo Windows

Around nine years ago, Ubuntu was launched by Canonical founder, Mark Shuttleworth. Since then, the platform has existed for nearly a decade now. When Ubuntu was first launched, Shuttleworth cited his ambition that the platform was meant to overtake Windows. On May 30, however, he admitted that Ubuntu has been unable to do so.

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Leaked Screenshot Shows Start Button In Windows 8.1 For The First Time

Leaked Screenshot Shows Start Button In Windows 8.1 For The First Time

The Start button is coming back in Windows 8.1! That’s old news. The new thing is a screenshot that shows a Start button on a Windows 8.1 build. However, we’ve heard that the new Start button won’t behave exactly like the old ones.

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Windows 8.1 Will Be Released As A Free Update

Windows 8.1 Will Be Released As A Free Update

We have been hearing about Windows Blue for a while now. Recently, it was confirmed that its actual name is Windows 8.1 and it will not be a standalone OS. Rather, Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1 will be served as a free update to Windows 8 and Windows RT users.

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100 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In First Six Months

100 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In First Six Months

Microsoft has been rather shy in sharing sales statistics when it comes to Windows 8. Some had speculated that it may be because the new OS didn’t gain a lot of traction. However, the company has recently divulged that it was able to sell some 100 million Windows 8 licenses within the first six months of its launch.

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Microsoft Hints At Few Early Details Of Windows Blue

Microsoft Hints At Few Early Details Of Windows Blue

For quite some time, analysts have been speculating about Windows Blue, the codename for the next OS that is expected from Microsoft. Until now, the software giant had divulged no particulars about Windows Blue. A few official details have finally landed on the web.

By On May 7, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Reports Rise In Profits, Windows Remain Flat

Microsoft Reports Rise In Profits, Windows Remain Flat

A number of predictions had been cited regarding the future of Windows 8 and Surface slates. Defying most of these, Microsoft has now registered a 19% rise in its profits during the third quarter. However, at the same time, the revenues of the Windows division have stayed flat.

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Microsoft May Bring Back The Start Button And Boot To Desktop In Windows Blue

Microsoft May Bring Back The Start Button And Boot To Desktop In Windows Blue

Software giant Microsoft has acknowledged that Windows Blue (also called Windows 8.1) is the upcoming update of Windows 8 OS. Some leaked images have hinted that Microsoft will introduce Snap View, IE 11, and more in Windows Blue and may release it in 2013 for free. Recently, it’s been reported that Microsoft plans to bring back the Start button and boot to desktop for Windows Blue.

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WSJ: Microsoft Working On 7-Inch Surface Tablet

WSJ: Microsoft Working On 7-Inch Surface Tablet

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, published today, Microsoft has decided to enter the small-size tablet market with a 7-inch version of its Surface tablet.

By On April 11, 2013 1 Response
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Two-Step Authentication Coming To Microsoft Soon

Two-Step Authentication Coming To Microsoft Soon

Microsoft is going to launch two-factor-authentication to its account services soon. The new authentication feature will be available through an app called Authenticator via the Windows Phone Store.

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Microsoft Ships New Patch For Surface, Fixes Wi-Fi And Other Issues

Microsoft Ships New Patch For Surface, Fixes Wi-Fi And Other Issues

Microsoft has already released two updates to fix Wi-Fi problems in Surface tablets. Microsoft has released a third patch aiming to fix Wi-Fi issues in Surface. Microsoft’s April 9 updates for Suface RT and Surface Pro include hardware driver and firmware fixes, along with fixes for other issues.

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Windows 8 Shines On Security, AV-Test Report Shows

Windows 8 Shines On Security, AV-Test Report Shows

Windows 8 may not have gained traction in adoption rate, but the operating system has significantly improved on the security side. A new independent report has revealed the information.

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Support For Windows XP And Office 2003 Ends This Day Next Year

Support For Windows XP And Office 2003 Ends This Day Next Year

Microsoft has finally decided to pull the plug off Windows XP and Office 2003. On this day next year, Microsoft will formally end support for Windows XP and Office 2003.

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[Tutorial] How To Protect Windows From Java Security Problems

[Tutorial] How To Protect Windows From Java Security Problems

Java is a programming language used in many programs and applications on the Internet. To operate, you must install the Java application on your computer and a plugin for your web browser. In this post, I’ll show you how to protect your Windows from Java security problems.

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Microsoft Acknowledges Windows Blue, More To Come In Build 2013

Microsoft Acknowledges Windows Blue, More To Come In Build 2013

There is change in the air at Microsoft. Signs of a fundamental shift from a software company to a devices and services company, as mandated by Microsoft management team, are already showing. Company officials are openly talking about the next release of Windows (Blue) and the next Windows Developer conference (Build 2013).

By On March 27, 2013 Respond
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Windows Blue Leaked, Introduces Snap View, IE 11, And More

Windows Blue Leaked, Introduces Snap View, IE 11, And More

On the same day, Microsoft Chief Steve Ballmer was celebrating his 57th birthday, an early build of Windows Blue, Microsoft’s next update of Windows, was leaked online. The leaked Windows Blue build, numbered 9364, was a partner version compiled on March 15.

By On March 25, 2013 Respond
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