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Windows Phone 7 Multitasking Shown Off On Video

No one was surprised when Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and pals discussed the future of Windows Phone 7 multitasking during Monday’s keynote at Mobile World Congress — the company has covered its forthcoming multitasking solution for third-party apps on several occasions in the past. As we all know, it will work much like Apple’s solution. Apps […]

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7 Good Reasons to Switch to Windows 7

Landing in stores October, Windows 7 is sparking a surprisingly heated debate (in our forums, at least) on whether or not upgrading from XP is a good idea. If you’re in the “nay” camp, we’re going to lay out seven reasons why you should consider switching your stance to “yay.” When scanning our list, we […]

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Windows 7 Touch Pack: Surface Interface Without the Big-Ass Table

The day this drops out of release beta I WILL cop it. I am currently running Windows 7 on my new pc and I must admit its pretty smooth. A major increase from vista. But anyway…back to the video. More pictures after the jump…

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Archos’ Touch Tablet, the Archos9, Runs Windows 7

Although we have yet to hear anything about an Android MID from their event today, Archos has announced the Archos9—a UMPC that runs Windows 7. Unlike its predecessors, which are basic touchscreen internet media tablets, the Archos9 is a touch tablet that can run a full computer OS. It also features a built-in webcam, 120GB hard drive, full touch […]

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How To Install Windows 7 On Almost Any Netbook

Windows 7 is free for now, and works extremely well on netbooks. That said, installing the OS on these tiny laptops—especially low-end models—can be daunting. Here’s how to do it, the easy way: If the Release Candidate is any indication (and it should be), then Windows 7 will be a nice upgrade for any Windows […]

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Windows 7 RC1: 10 Things You Need to Know

Windows 7‘s about ready to come out of the oven, and now everybody can shove their hands in the warm OS pie. And really, you should. Here’s everything you need to know to dive in.

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Windows 7 RC and XP given extensions on life well into 2010

Whether or not Windows 7 does launch in October as previously suggested, those who have (or plan to get) Release Candidate will be happy to hear that Microsoft won’t be pulling the plug until June 1, 2010, well over a year from now and 11 months after its initial expiration date. After that, you’re gonna […]

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Windows 7 Release Candidate 1 vs. Vista: First Benchmarks

Windows 7 Release Candidate 1. That’s as close to fully baked as it gets, so we’re finally comfortable pitting it against Vista for some good ol’ fashion benchmarking. Windows 7 feels snappier. Is it? We used 32-bit versions of both Vista and Windows 7 on the same machine for testing: 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, […]

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Windows 7 edges out Vista in thorough gaming benchmarks

Looking to find out what’s the better gaming experience out there right now — Windows 7 beta or Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 — the folks at PC Perspective put both operating systems through the ringer with help from seven graphics cards running the gamut of price ranges. Overall, three ATI Radeon HD and […]

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