OS, Windows

Windows 8 wants to make the procedure to install updates less painful

The next version of the Windows operating system from Microsoft will change designed to make automatic updates are not so annoying, eliminating the pop-up notification and reducing the number of computer restarts. In the blog, Microsoft Program Manager of Windows Update Faranza Rahman said that the coming Windows 8 will consolidate all reset to be performed within one month, and synchronize them…

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Microsoft will release Windows 8 August 2012

The next year is expected to launch the new operating systems Windows. However, it is difficult to say exactly when this will happen. Recent rumors point to the second half of next year, or more precisely, in August. The software giant is in a hurry to bring the new OS, because Microsoft must somehow respond to the alarming rise in popularity tablets, which…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 will be faster due to improved working memory

In the last entry blog Building Windows 8 Microsoft Performance Team Leader Bill Karagounis (Bill Karagounis) talked about some innovations introduced in the coming operating system and to optimize memory use. One such innovation is the integration of memory. The problem is that Windows applications can reserve a lot of buckets, and not only those in which they need at the moment, but…

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Microsoft Windows XP has lost sizeable proportion of computers that went online last month

Microsoft Windows XP has lost sizeable proportion of computers that went online last month. Already Nenova operating system reduced the market share of almost 2% in September and the end of the month was set at 50.5% of desktop computers, according to analysts from Net Applications. It was the biggest drop in monthly anniversaries in the history of Windows XP. But this…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 supports voice calls

The Windows operating system 8 can support voice calls, such an assumption was made ??after the session BUILD 2011 last week. Dialogue on the slides was lit «Missed Calls»-style Windows Phone 7 with the time and date of the last incoming voice calls. However, we can make mistakes, and this feature is associated with VoIP, or even with some form of call…

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OS, Windows

Windows 8 running on a PC 128 MB RAM

Windows Developer Preview 8 is popular: After playing with the new system on ordinary PCs, enthusiasts began to install it on more than the original device. For example, a video appeared on the Web with the new OS running on the Apple MacBook. Windows 8 was installed via BootCamp utility and well-known works pretty decently. Test the functionality of “Eight”, and on…

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OS, Windows

Built-in browser in Windows 8: two environments, a single engine

The official blog Windows 8 Build , Microsoft said, in what direction it leads the development of browser-environment in its future operating systems. In other words, what to expect from Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8. In the development of Internet Explorer for the new operating system company, of course, makes an important focus on the most convenient and natural multi-sensory interface. Microsoft,…

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General

Microsoft has revealed Xbox LIVE Windows 8

At the conference, BUILD Microsoft talked about their plans for the integration of Xbox LIVE on Windows 8. Previously, when compared to PC and consoles, a number of important computer industry representatives pointed out that computers are unfounded gaming platform, while PC users are not granted the same opportunities and services that are available to console players. Now, due to the…

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Gadgets

28-nm processors Qualcomm Snapdragon – 2,5-GHz and 4 cores in early 2012

Qualcomm has confirmed that it intends to begin shipping next-generation processors Snapdragon Series S4 our partners at the end of this year. This information is reported, senior vice president of product management for Cristiano Amon in the event Innovation Qualcomm in Istanbul. Chips operating at speeds up to 2.5GHz, there may be a smartphone as early as next year, possibly in February, by…

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OS, Windows

Windows Developer Preview 8 downloaded 500 thousand times in 12 hours

Windows Developer Preview 8 is now available for download . Today it became known that the operating system version predreliznogo redmondtsev 12 hours downloaded by more than 500 thousand users. Such statistics may surprise many users, especially when you consider that the release of Windows Developer Preview 8 is nowhere PR, as opposed to running Mac OS X Lion, have downloaded over a million…

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