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We rate Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 in a number of key categories for professional users
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Redmond operating system smack-down
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Dell Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet review

Dell's military-grade tablet wasn't rugged enough to survive IT Pro's Adam Shepherd
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The business Windows 8 hybrid that almost gets it right
22 Jul 2015
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Top 10 Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 apps for 2015

Our collection of the best and most popular Windows 8.1and Windows 10 apps to download in 2015
9 Jun 2015
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Windows 8.1 vs. Windows 7 – Which is best for you?

As Windows 10 draws nearer and Microsoft distances itself from older OS, we look at the best option for your PC
26 Mar 2015
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Windows 7 mainstream support ends tonight

When the clocks strike midnight, no more Windows 7 software improvements will come from Microsoft
13 Jan 2015
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Windows Phone & Windows 8 app numbers hit half a million

Microsoft said it has 525,000 listed on the Windows and Windows Phone app stores
17 Nov 2014
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Windows 8.1 market share leaps ahead

Adoption of Windows 8 and 8.1 shot up in October, marking the OS’ biggest leap in market share to date
3 Nov 2014
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Windows 10: 10 Features we want to see

With the Windows 10 release date looming, here are the top features we want to see
1 Oct 2014
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Microsoft tells developers to target Windows 8.1

Microsoft has released data urging app developers to target Windows 8.1 and include in-app purchases
30 Sep 2014
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Windows 8 adoption rates lower than Windows Vista

Despite ongoing hatred directed at Windows Vista, the operating system was more popular than Windows 8
5 Sep 2014
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Surface 2 price cut as Surface Pro 3 sells out in UK

Microsoft has temporarily cut prices for the Surface 2 in the US, while the Surface Pro 3 sells out in the UK
2 Sep 2014
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Microsoft August Patch Tuesday update offers nine updates

The fixes address Internet Explorer, Windows, Office, SQL Server, and Sharepoint vulnerabilities
11 Aug 2014
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Windows 9 to drop Charms bar and add virtual desktops

Windows 9 has plans to drop the maligned Charms bar while adding virtual desktops to Threshold
8 Aug 2014
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Windows 8.1 Update 3 could delay return of Start Button

New leaked screenshots suggest the Start Menu will return in Windows 9, rather than Windows 8.1 Update 3
4 Aug 2014
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Windows 8 trade secrets leaker given three-month jail term

Ex-Microsoft employee has already served most of his sentence, and is set to be deported next week.
13 Jun 2014
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Windows 8.1 users warned of June 10 deadline for OS Update 1

Windows 8.1 users have been reminded they need to update their systems now to the latest version of the OS
11 Jun 2014
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Windows 8: The perfect fit for business

Windows 8 can revolutionise the way you work.
21 May 2014
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Windows 8 banned by Chinese government

Windows 8 has been forbidden in Chinese government offices because of “security fears”
20 May 2014
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Are your business's mobile devices secure enough?

Businesses have never had access to so many mobile devices – nor as many ways to lose sensitive data.
14 May 2014
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Windows XP has lower infection rate than Vista and 7

Windows 8 least likely to be infected
12 May 2014
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Windows 8 upgrade costs see Chinese government stick with XP

The government is negotiating the upgrade price with Microsoft
24 Apr 2014