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May 23, 2012 by

GitHub for Windows targets enterprise devs

The GitHub hosting service for software development revision control has released its first official Windows client, a year after a similar client for Mac OS X came out.The GitHub for Windows client, which was unveiled on Monday, works on XP, Vista, 7 and the pre-release version of Windows 8.

May 20, 2012 by

Microsoft admits Vista was 'cheesy'

Microsoft published a "brief" history of the Windows interface in a blog post that offered some flashes of candour about Vista and Windows 95, and argued that the tablet as we know it today is one device too many. Redmond also said that it is dropping Aero Glass.

February 19, 2012 by

The Windows 8 logo is a widescreen tablet

New version of Windows, new logo; it's pretty routine. Except for Windows 7 which pretty much reinstated the Windows XP logo; if you see significance in everything you might feel that was an attempt to avoid the unfortunate associations with Vista (a version of Windows that had plenty of excellent improvements and advances, as long as you put it on a new PC with 4GB of RAM).

November 1, 2011 by

Windows 7 continues to roll as XP fades away

For four years, I've been tracking the share of Windows versions. The latest numbers show unmistakable trends: Windows users are replacing XP machines with new PCs running Windows 7 at a steady clip. Meanwhile, Windows Vista is fading rapidly into a historical footnote.


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