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Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest"

BogenDorpher Change of plans (125 comments)

Lenovo is NOT backing out of the small-screen Windows 8.1 tablet business. They have clarified their stance today. See here: http://www.winbeta.org/news/le...

about two weeks ago
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Google's Self Driving Car Crashes

BogenDorpher wow (244 comments)

holy crap, now i've seen and read it all..

more than 2 years ago
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Internet hard to give up as cigarettes and liquor

BogenDorpher not spam! (1 comments)

how did this get flagged as spam? :s

about 3 years ago
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Microsoft Releases IE10 Platform Preview 2

BogenDorpher Re:link is blogspam (95 comments)

haters gonna hate... just enjoy the content and quit being trolls. The content is there for you.

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft unveils Surface 2.0

BogenDorpher Mods please replace the summary with this one (1 comments)

Microsoft, in partnership with Samsung, debuted its new Surface 2.0 (Samsung SUR40) at the annual Consumer Electronics Show back in January. Lets take a look at what new features we can expect with this product, which is expected to ship soon at a hefty price of $7,600. This Surface featured a 40-inch full HD display powered by an embedded 2.9GHz AMD Athlon II X2 dual-core processor and the AMD Radeon HD 6700M Series GPU with DirectX 11 support.

more than 3 years ago
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Study: Violent Video Games Increases Aggression

BogenDorpher we will be fine (1 comments)

Maybe we should all limit our time playing COD, or GTA... on second though, nah.. i'm sure we will be fine :)

more than 3 years ago
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Microsoft's Xbox To Have Streaming TV Service?

BogenDorpher ZZZzzz (131 comments)

I was half asleep when I posted that summary.... sorry guys lol

more than 3 years ago

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You can now use the Xbox One controller to play games on the PC

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  about 2 months ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "In August of last year, a Microsoft spokesman confirmed that the Xbox One controller will be compatible for PC users sometime in 2014. That time has finally come. Windows gamers can now use the Xbox One controller to play games on their computer. If a game supports a USB gamepad or the Xbox 360 controller, it will also support the Xbox One controller thanks to these drivers. Grab the driver downloads for 32bit or 64bit Windows and game on!"
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Sinofsky leaves Microsoft, Julie Larson-Green now in charge of Windows Division

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  about a year and a half ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Steven Sinofsky, the man who was behind the development and marketing of Windows (including the recently released Windows 8), Internet Explorer, Outlook.com, and SkyDrive had apparently left the company. In his place, Julie Larson-Green will run the Windows division while Tami Reller will take charge of the business of Windows."
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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's home burglarized, $60K worth of items stolen

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  about 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Apple co-founder Steve Job's home was recently burglarized and nearly $60,000 worth of computers and personal items were stolen. The burglar did not know the home belonged to Steve Jobs prior to entering the home of the Apple co-founder, who passed away October 5th of 2011."
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Microsoft lanches Outlook.com, introduces metrofied mail on the web

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  about 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Microsoft, in an attempt to unify it's UI across all platforms, have today launched Outlook.com, a new add-on to it's popular Hotmail service. Outlook.com is practically the same as Hotmail, with the addition of a brand new metro user interface that cleans the whole thing up to make it clean and simple."
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Windows 8 to reach RTM first week of August, general availability by October

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  about 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "During Microsoft's annual Worldwide Partner Conference, the company officially announced that Windows 8, the company's next generation operating system, will reach Release to Manufacturing (RTM) first week of August. Windows 8 will reach general availability by the end of October."
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Windows Phone 8 announced during Microsoft's Windows Phone Summit

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "During the Windows Phone Summit today, Microsoft announced the successor to its popular Windows Phone 7 platform. Windows Phone 8 was announced as the company's next generation mobile operating system and Microsoft detailed 8 different platform changes."
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Google Chrome 19 exits Beta, comes with new tab syncing feature

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Google has officially made available Chrome 19 Stable, which comes with a new tab syncing feature that allows users to access the same tabs that are open on a desktop on an Android phone or another computer running Google Chrome."
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Google+ not doing too well, according to new study

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "A new Google+ study has revealed that the social network has received minimal social activity and features weak user engagement. According to Fast Company and their exclusive insights, Google+ is a virtual ghost town. But Google continues to argue otherwise."
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Google Drive officially launched, comes with 5GB of free storage

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Google has officially launched Google Drive today and it is designed to be a place to create, share, collaborate, and keep all your stuff organized. Google Drive comes with 5GB of free storage with the options to purchase more space."
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Microsoft makes Windows 8 official, will have four editions

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Its official. Microsoft has announced that Windows 8 is the official name for the next version of Windows and will feature four editions: Windows 8, Windows 8 PRO, Windows 8 RT (Windows on ARM or WOA), and Windows 8 Enterprise."
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Google Drive to launch in one week, will have 5GB of free storage?

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "Looks like we finally got a definite date for the release of Google Drive. According to a new report, Google Drive will go live in one week and will feature 5GB of free storage. Dropbox should expect some feisty competition now."
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Hackers targeting security hole in Microsoft Office for Mac

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "For those who run Microsoft's Office for Mac, be warned of a new security hole that is being actively targeted by hackers. This new threat actually relies on a three-year old vulnerability in the way Office for Mac handles different types of Microsoft Word Files."
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Microsoft details Windows 8 for ARM (WOA)

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "In a new Building Windows 8 blog post, Microsoft details Windows 8 on ARM, now known as WOA. As Microsoft explains, WOA is a new member of the Windows family that builds on the foundation of Windows. Best of all, it will have Office 15 apps integrated."
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Developer states he's pirating Windows 8

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher writes "Well this is interesting read. A developer is openly stating that he will be pirating Microsoft's upcoming operating system, Windows 8, because he is tired of the company's Windows activation issues. He argues that pirating Windows is easier than actually activating a legit copy."
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Microsoft announces Kinect for Windows

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher (2008682) writes "During the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced that the Kinect would be available for Windows begining February 1st of this year. On top of that, the price was revealed to be $250, which is $100 more than the Kinect for Xbox."
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OnLive creates virtual Windows desktop on your iPa

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher writes "How about this. An iPad app that gives you access to a virtual Windows desktop running on a distant server that has software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint? Yes its possible, thanks to the new OnLive Desktop app for the iPad."
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Windows 8 to have Storage Spaces

BogenDorpher BogenDorpher writes  |  more than 2 years ago

BogenDorpher writes "In a new Windows 8 blog post, Microsoft details a new feature to Windows 8 called Storage Spaces. This new feature allows for a safe and efficient storage pool for those who have large amounts of data and fear drive failures."
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