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  • Leaked Clips Show Windows 9 In Action

    Leaked Clips Show Windows 9 In Action

    Around two weeks out from the purported release date of the technical preview of Windows 9, videos of the upcoming operating system have hit the Internet. German site WinFuture has released a mess of screenshots and videos of the upcoming code over the past few days, to our benefit. A number of clips are up for watching, detailing how Windows 9 will handle multiple desktops, the return of… Read More

  • Microsoft Launches IE10 For Windows 7, Starts Auto-Upgrading IE9 Users And Launches New Ad Campagin

    Microsoft Launches IE10 For Windows 7, Starts Auto-Upgrading IE9 Users And Launches New Ad Campagin

    This sure took a while, but Microsoft just announced that Internet Explorer 10 is now finally available for all Windows 7 users worldwide. Previously, the release version of IE10 was only available on Windows 8, though the company did launch a preview version for Windows 7 users last November. Starting today, Microsoft will make the release version of IE10 available for download to all Windows… Read More

  • Toshiba Japan Announces 10.1-Inch, Windows 7-Powered Tablet

    Toshiba Japan Announces 10.1-Inch, Windows 7-Powered Tablet

    Japan seems to really like Windows 7-powered tablets: this time, it’s Toshiba, which has announced [JP] the so-called WT301/D for the local market. Just like so many Windows tablets, this model is specifically designed for use in enterprises. Here are the main specs. Read More

  • MS Is Still Ruling The Desktop: 42% Of Machines Will Run Windows 7 In 2011

    MS Is Still Ruling The Desktop: 42% Of Machines Will Run Windows 7 In 2011

    Windows 7 is now the most prevalent – if not most popular – desktop OS with Gartner estimating that 42% of current PCs will run the OS while 94% of new machines will run Win7. In comparison, OS X got 4% of the pie while Linux is firmly at 2%. Even IT departments are starting massive roll-outs of Win7 to their desktops, a move that has pushed the fairly new OS into the car bird seat. Read More

  • LOOX F-07C: Fujitsu's Symbian/Windows 7 Dual Boot Cell Phone Unveiled

    It turns out the leak we blogged last month is true: Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo today officially introduced the Fujitsu LOOX F-07C as part of its summer line-up, and the device actually does dual-boot to Symbian and Windows 7 OS (not Windows Phone). Hardware-wise, the LOOX is pretty interesting, too. Read More

  • VersaPro Type VT: NEC's Windows 7 Tablet

    Here we have another Windows 7-powered tablet from Japan: NEC announced [JP] it yesterday, and it’s called the VersaPro Type VT. Details are scarce at this point, but NEC does say its tablet will sport a 10.1-inch LCD screen with 1,280×800 resolution. Read More

  • Onkyo Releases Two Windows 7 Tablets

    Another day, another new tablet: this times it’s actually two tablets [JP] coming from Japanese maker Onkyo (they aren’t the company’s first ones). Both devices, the TW317A7PH (pictured) and the TW117A6PH, run on Windows 7 Professional and are primarily aimed at businesses. Read More

  • Microsoft Has Sold 350 Million Copies Of Windows 7


    Congratulations to Microsoft, who somehow in the face of teasing from very important bloggers like us, has managed to sell quite a few copies of Windows 7 since that OS’s release 18 months ago. And by quite a few, I mean 350 million. That’s a lot. Read More

  • Is Fujitsu Prepping A Symbian/Windows 7 Dual Boot Cell Phone?

    Take this with a grain of salt: Japanese tech blog Juggly is reporting [JP] that Fujitsu is working on a cell phone with both the Symbian and Windows 7 OS (not Windows Phone) on board. According to the article, the handset will be released by Japan’s biggest mobile carrier NTT Docomo as part of its summer line up. Read More

  • Dell Not Releasing 10-Inch Tablet Until Fall

    Those waiting to get Dell’s upcoming 10-inch Windows 7 tablet will have to wait a bit longer. According to Forbes, the Rosemount tablet won’t be hitting the shelves until later this fall. It’s still unknown why Dell decided to delay the tablet but Forbes thinks that rethinking some touch features is in order since Windows 7 isn’t designed for tablets. Dell will have to… Read More

  • Video: Kinect Controlling Windows 7, Singularity Nears

    Let’s start our post-WrestleMania Monday with a fun video of what could be. Here we see a gentleman, from Evoluce, controlling Windows 7 using Kinect. Minority Report, etc. Read More

  • Windows 7 SP1 Incoming Today (But It's Primarily A Bugfix)

    A quick heads-up for the Windows 7 users in the crowd. Microsoft will publish Windows 7 SP1 later today. It’s primarily a giant bugfix (though Windows Server 2008 sees some new features), so don’t expect anything mind-blowing. Read More

  • Exclusive: Opera To Show Off Browser For Windows 7 Tablets, Netbooks At CES

    Opera Software on Monday teased a preview of Opera for Tablets, a custom browser for hybrid touch devices, which it said would be debuting at CES this week. In a video, embedded below, the company briefly showed the product in action on an Android tablet, a Samsung Galaxy Tab to be more specific. TechCrunch has now learned that the company will also show off some Windows 7 tablets and… Read More

  • IN MEDIA Announces $399 Windows 7 Tablet PC, Shipping Early 2011

    Whether or not Windows 7 has a place on tablets or not, it isn’t stopping some brave companies from releasing consumer-oriented slate computers running Redmond’s latest operating system. Today, IN MEDIA announced the release of the uncreatively named “Windows 7 Tablet PC”. Don’t look for this one to give the iPad a run for its money just yet. Read More

  • The Samsung Galaxy Tab Gloria: 10-inch Win7 Tablet


    Some French folks heard a rumor about what appears to be some sort of Samsung Tablet/PC mash-up called the Galaxy Tab Gloria, a 10-inch device with slide down keyboard. While I’m sure that naming your tablet after either a truck-stop waitress or Van Morrison’s personal spank bank victim is a good idea, but I’m not in marketing. Read More

  • The HP Slate's Future Lies Within The PDA's History

    Remember the Sony Clie PDA line? Yeah, the big flip-style ones. These were the HP Slates of the first half of the decade. Let me explain. PDAs were the hot gadget item before smartphones. They instantly earned the owner geek credibility points and models were coming from nearly every manufacturer between 2000 and 2004. HP had the Jornada, and later the iPAQ after buying Compaq. There was the… Read More

  • Microsoft Sold 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses In 1 Year

    Windows, Microsoft’s ubiquitous operating system, sits firmly in place. One year after launch, licenses for the successor of Windows Vista, Windows 7, have gone over the counter no less than 240 million times. As Microsoft points out, that makes it the fastest selling operating system in history, which is not super surprising when you consider how many were clamoring to upgrade from… Read More

  • Microsoft Sold 240 Million Windows 7 Licenses In 1 Year

    Windows, Microsoft’s ubiquitous operating system, sits firmly in place. One year after launch, licenses for the successor of Windows Vista, Windows 7, have gone over the counter no less than 240 million times. As Microsoft points out, that makes it the fastest selling operating system in history, which is not super surprising when you consider how many were clamoring to upgrade from… Read More

  • CEATEC 2010: A Look At Fujitsu's Windows 7 Tablet Prototypes

    Straight from the unicorn department: what you can see on these pictures are two tablet concepts Fujitsu is currently showing at CEATEC 2010 in Japan. The hardware looks quite nice in both cases, but the “devices” were not only hidden behind plexi-glass boxes but also not really working – not at all, actually. Fujitsu just used printed glossy paper for the screens. Read More

  • Onkyo Announces Three Windows 7 Tablets For Japan

    Onkyo (yes, that Onkyo) just announced that they are producing three different Windows 7 tablet computers for Japan. The bad news is there’s no word on if they will ever show up in the US. Read More

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