Microsoft is rolling out its first public preview of its Skype Translator real-time translation service, which is initially available on devices running Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 Technical Preview.
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With Fedora 21 due for release, it's time to start installing. Here I walk through the Anaconda installer screen-by-screen.
Agile is the ultimate bureaucracy buster -- and has already been proven in the software space. Time to spread the gospel.
From secure containers to Docker support, to abstracted networking and storage, the most interesting features in the next version of Windows Server will come next year with a later preview and System Center beta.
Microsoft made a mistake by extending XP Extended Support. Extending Win7 Mainstream Support some time past the intro of Windows 10 would be different.
It's been just over a month since Matthew Miller switched from being a big screen Android and Windows Phone user. Apple's large phone exceeds his expectations.
UPDATED. Today's updates address serious holes in Windows that have been exploited for some time. The attackers exhibit a high level of sophistication.
Third time is the charm for Surface Pro, but what is the future for hybrid devices and Windows 10?
A beta of the next version of Microsoft's Visual Studio and other new tools for Windows developers are expected to get updates in November.
On Tuesday, about the time that Microsoft issues its Patch Tuesday Windows updates, Adobe will release new versions of Reader and Acrobat.
XP might be out of date but that doesn't mean it isn't still being used by many organisations. But research suggests another big deadline could be missed by some.
The move marks the first time the Finnish company's navigation app is available on the Android OS, as well as HERE's entrance into the wearables space.
Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
The challenges facing Microsoft Windows are many, but none so big as the casual PC user's changing habits.
Business customers running Microsoft's Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 need to move to Windows 8.1 Update and Windows Server 2012 R2 Update by August 12 to continue to receive patches and fixes.
Google has released beta version of 64-bit Chrome for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Microsoft is releasing Cortana, its personal digital assistant for Windows Phone, in beta in China and the U.K., and in 'alpha' form in Australia, Canada and India.
Miracast is a signature feature of Windows 8.1 and newer Android versions. In theory, it allows you to project a presentation or HD video wirelessly from your mobile device to a large screen. How well does it work in the real world?
AV-Test, an independent lab, has tested Windows XP antivirus products, perhaps for the last time. Many products do very well.
After halting sales on the ThinkPad 8 and selling out of the Miix, the company promises to keep producing new 8-inch Windows tablet PCs in the future.
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