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Windows XP gained market share in January (or did it?)

According to Net Applications, use of the aging system has actually increased—just months before official Microsoft support is slated to end.

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Windows 8.1 Update 1 leak: More changes for Start screen, desktop

Big changes in this update include improving the modern UI experience for traditional point, click, and type PC users.

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How to sync your Windows desktop to the cloud

Take your desktop with you where ever you are.

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Amazon ponders jacking the price of Prime by $20 to $40

An Amazon Prime subscription could cost you $20 to $40 more per year sometime soon.

Incoming Windows 8.1 update might boot to desktop by default for PC users

Live Tiles aren't dead, but they might be hidden in the next version of Windows.

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Dell's Wyse Cloud Connect PC-on-a-stick turns any display into a computer

Dell's pocket PC is powered by Android, but plays nice with desktop virtualization services from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMWare.

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Mint personal finance tool embraces Bitcoin, but as an investment - not cash

It's yet another step towards Bitcoin going mainstream, but the popular personal finance software won't treat the crypto-currency as cash.

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Google demos play up the gaming potential of Glass

The Google-made gaming demos look fun, if simple. But where's Ingress?

on techhive.com

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Louis C.K.'s releasing his first feature film online for $5

Sure, it's 15 years old, but it's still full of stars and silliness.

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Supercharge Gmail with these 3 simple, stellar Gmail Labs features

Gmail Labs features represent the cutting edge of email functionality, and can help you Get Things Done even faster. Here's three to try today.

Wikipedia adding voice recordings to famous people's pages

England's BBC is helping to get the project off the ground by openly licensing clips from its broadcast archives.

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Microsoft renames SkyDrive to OneDrive

SkyDrive's getting a new name after Microsoft lost a costly trademark battle.

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How to use Google Calendar to keep groups organized

Google Calendar has several ways to keep your friends, family, and coworkers on the same page.

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Tiger Direct jumps on the Bitcoin bandwagon

Now you can use Bitcoin to buy a graphics card to use to mine more Bitcoin, then use THAT Bitcoin to buy ANOTHER graphics card to...