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Latest usage shares show slow adoption of Windows 8.1

Newly released figures from two popular web analytics firms show a PC market that is essentially static. The most interesting detail: Apple's push to update its installed base to the latest OS X version has largely succeeded, while Microsoft is less successful with its efforts to get Windows 8 users to move to the free 8.1 update.

September 2, 2014 by


Allmyapps is the first Independent Windows Application Store for desktop and web apps. Allmyapps makes it easy to setup your pc...

February 17, 2015 By Allmyapps

Ten ways to speed up a slow PC

If your PC or laptop is running slow, it may be time to try one of these 10 tips: from clearing out the dust to upgrading your memory or even reinstalling Windows

April 21, 2012 by

Symbian gets mobile Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps

Microsoft has released mobile versions of its core Office products, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, for Symbian smartphone users.Although they are not yet in the Nokia Store, the apps became available for download via the Nokia software update tool and the PC-based Nokia Suite on Tuesday.

April 11, 2012 by


DriveTheLife is a free and powerful driver tool provided by Drive The Life Co., Ltd. Aiming to fix various and tricky computer problems...

December 7, 2014 By Drive The Life

HP to speed up decision on PC spinoff

update CEO Meg Whitman to decide by end-October whether to sell off company's PC business. Market analysts welcome move but say success depends on Whitman's ability to control "dysfunctional board".

October 4, 2011 by

Adobe releases urgent Flash Player security update

Adobe has urged PC, Mac, Linux and Android users to download a critical update for Flash Player, in order to mitigate an attack that has already been reported in the wild.According to Adobe, various vulnerabilities in Flash Player "could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system".

September 22, 2011 by

Getac updates V100 rugged Tablet PC

Rugged Tablets PCs have a niche set of markets, but in those markets they perform vital jobs. The rugged nature of the devices means they can be taken into situations in which everyday machines would not survive.

July 15, 2010

Linux: No bloatware, popups, and annoyances

Just today I had to help somebody that had an annoying popup from the "HP Software Update", which would pop up about every 2 hours on his Windows XP PC. In addition, he could not get the popups to go away because his account runs as a restricted user (he would see an error saying that it could not disable them because he's not an administrator), and he did not know what to do.

July 14, 2010 by

Updates on the Classmate PC launch

I posted a review this morning of the newly updated Intel Classmate PC, launched in Central Park today. Some new media are available and one launch partner in particular is worth mentioning: McGraw-Hill.

April 26, 2010 by

Get Ride of Security Essential 2010

Security Essential 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the family of Internet Security 2010. This malware is installed in PC by Trojans which pretend to be Flash update claiming to be an essential software to view video online.

April 8, 2010

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