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German Court Grants Motorola an Injunction Against Windows 7 and Xbox

Motorola Mobility won an injunction on Wednesday preventing distribution of Microsoft products including Windows 7 and the Xbox in Germany, but it can't enforce...

Flashback Culprits Could Be Making $10,000 a Day Off Infected Macs

Symantec spells out the malware's money-making mechanism: click fraud.

Slow Uptake of Windows 8 Preview Hints at Users' Lack of Interest

Windows users appear half as interested in trying out the new Windows 8 as they did three years ago when they jumped at the chance to test drive Windows 7.

Windows Phone Is 'Beautiful', Better Than Android: Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak prefers his Windows Phone to Android, but the iPhone is still his favorite.


Why Linux Is a Desktop Flop

It's robust, easy to use, and free. So why isn't it more widely adopted?

Apple Won't Merge MacBook, iPad, CEO Assures

Combining a laptop and tablet simply won't work, which is why Microsoft's plan to deploy Windows 8 on both will be a disaster, Apple CEO Tim Cook declares.

Avast Offers Free Security for Mac OS X

Mac OS X has caught the attention of malicious developers, and the threat is just going to increase. The free Avast for Mac security software can protect your Mac system against malware.

Google Engineer Blames Wireless Carriers for Wait on Android OS Updates for Nexus Smartphones

The lag in updates may have influenced Google's decision to start selling the unlocked Galaxy Nexus directly for $400.


Microsoft Fixes Issues with Office for Mac 2011 SP2

Microsoft pulled Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 2 after some users experienced issues. Those bugs were fixed, and now SP2 is being pushed once again.


Windows 8 Release Preview: A Wish List of Changes

Microsoft announced that it will launch a 'Release Preview' of Windows 8 during the first week of June. Here's what needs to be changed in the final version of the OS.


Windows 8 Release Preview Set for Early June

The latest pre-release version of the Windows 8 operating system will become available during the first week of June, a Microsoft executive said Tuesday.


The Android Update Trap

Updating your version of the Android operating system can cause more problems than it solves. Be careful what you wish for.

Playing the Wrong Hand With Windows 8

Microsoft is gambling its reputation with its upcoming operating system.

Microsoft to Yank XP in 2 Years

The two-year countdown begins to the death of Windows XP and its Office 2003 productivity suite.

Flashback Still Plagues Macs

The botnet continues to spread and infect huge numbers of Macs, despite security firms' efforts to fight the malware.