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Windows Phone 8 – Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Officially Announced
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Windows Phone 8 – Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Officially Announced

Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and theNokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 range. The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, including the latest advances in Nokia PureView imaging innovation. Using advanced floating lens technology, the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 is able to take in five times more light than competing smartphones without using flash, making it possible to capture clear, bright pictures and video indoors and at night. It also compensates for hand movement while the photo is being taken. “Nokia PureView continues to deliver cutting-edge technology to make it possible for a smartphone camera to take the kind of images usually only seen on a standalone SLR camera,” said Jo Harlow, executive vice president of Nokia...
Meet the new Windows 8 Aspire S7 Ultrabook
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Meet the new Windows 8 Aspire S7 Ultrabook

Acer today introduces its newest premium Windows® 8 Ultrabook™ devices - the Aspire S7 Series - at Computex Taipei. Available in two sizes, 13.3-inch and 11.6-inch, these are the thinnest and smallest, respectively, Full HD touch Ultrabooks™. Both feature a sleek aluminum metallic unibody design and provide a more engrossing computing experience. The larger model additionally sports a glossy, sculpted glass cover, delivering a trendy and elegant appearance. With the aluminum unibody design, the S7 Ultrabooks™ are exceptionally slim and light, yet durable enough to handle the rigors of everyday use. The 13.3-inch model offers up to 12 hours of battery life, while the 11.6-inch model can run for up to 9 hours, to ensure a full day of on-demand productivity and media consumption from a sin...
Windows 8 Editions Announced
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Windows 8 Editions Announced

Windows 8 is only a few months away with Microsoft aiming for an autumn 2012 release. They recently announced on the Indows Team Blog that there will be three editions or "flavors" if you will of the upcoming Windows 8 operatiing system. They are Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro and... Windows RT, really... Windows RT? when I first read the name I thought Windows RT didn't seem to mesh well with the other names and it seems I was not alone as the interwebs is now buzzing with discussions related to Micirisofts choice of Using Windows RT. Windows RT is designed for ARM-designed chips (tablets) while Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro are for Intel based chips. Excerpt of the blogpost on the Windows team blog below. Read the full post as well as the details and differences between the different versions...
How to install Microsoft Windows from your USB Drive
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How to install Microsoft Windows from your USB Drive

Ever had a problem installing any distribution of Microsoft Windows from a CD-ROM? Happen to me so often that I began doing research into whether it was indeed possible to install it on a computer any other way. Turns out there are other ways, actually…. Your Computer’s BIOS Settings allows you to select the Boot Priority of each of the external peripherals that can connect to your Laptop of Computer’s Motherboard. Typically, a Laptop or Computer can boot from:  Harddrive CD-Drive USB Port Network Drive Floppy Disk (yes, these are still around!!) By default, most Computers or Laptops are set to boot from the Harddrive, where the active partition that contains the kernel for the OS is located. Thus whenever you’re installing a fresh copy of any Windows OS, the typical p...
CCleaner – Keep your Computer Optimized and Sparkling
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CCleaner – Keep your Computer Optimized and Sparkling

CCleaner is one program I believe should be installed on every Windows computer. CCleaner is a diagnostic utility software that helps computer users keep their computer running properly which in turn protects their privacy and keeps your computer from slowing down or crashing. The average computer these days are running so many different programs and over time all this activity such as adding programs, browsing the web, creating that fancy presentation for work or holding your stockpile of photos, music and videos will cause any computer to slow down. That is where CCleaner comes in as periodically a computer users can run the software to clean up all kinds of unnecessary junk such as temporary files, Internet cookies, obsolete registry entries, recycle bin, log files and more. I believ...
Nokia show off the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 powered by Windows Phone Mango
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Nokia show off the Lumia 710 and Lumia 800 powered by Windows Phone Mango

Many called it the Marriage of Microsoft and Nokia but whatever your take on it is, the first "offspring" of the Nokia and Microsoft union has been shown off at Nokia World 2011 in London. The high end Nokia Lumio 800 and the affordable Lumia 710 are both powered by Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Manga platform and will be available starting in Europe come next month. With iOS and Android seen as the front runners in the mobile OS market how will Windows Phone grow their market? Especially with Blackberry struggling and WebOS kicking the bucket? The Lumia is being called the "first real Windows Phone" and will feaure a 3.7 inch 800 x 480 resolution AMOLED ClearBlack curved display, 1.4 GHz processor, Carl Zeiss optics in the camera, 512MB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 25GB of cloud sto...