Windows 7 WeekSo Windows 7 is here and receiving both critical and public acclaim, but how does the well received Microsoft OS compare to its previous incarnations?
While many Linux developers tentatively welcome the news that Google is set to introduce its own operating system, largely targeting Linux-based netbooks next year, there is concern that it could lead to fragmentation in the free software community.
ExclusiveMicrosoft announced the full details on Windows 7 pricing and availability today, with new PCs bought after 26 June receiving a free W7 upgrade this October, and knocked-down pre-orders of Microsoft's new OS starting next month from £49.99 'while stocks last'.
PC Plus magazine has put its first full issue on line in Flash - providing plenty of amusement at Amstrad ads and a 'farewell to Tippex' feature.
With the mobile Internet device (MID), you can enjoy an always-on connection, long battery life and a decent-sized screen, all in a package that will fit in your pocket. However, are the processors currently used in smartphones or the x86 chips that power laptops capable of providing all this, or will the MID require a totally new processor?
The next time someone describes a generic open-world game as a 'sandbox', we shall scream. Construction-heavy Second Life, perhaps; Built-for-you GTA, no. Which is why we're a little conflicted when it comes to Universe Sandbox.
3D visual metaphors and virtual worlds are becoming the latest business productivity tools, used for all kinds of collaborative work, from conferences and training sessions to work groups and project management.