As promised, Microsoft will no longer let Windows 8.1 users install patches and updates unless they upgrade to the Windows 8.1 Update released this spring.
Small Chinese tablet makers are experimenting with dual-boot tablets with Windows and Linux
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The audacious 'One device to rule them all' project may be headed for the bush leagues, supplanted by Canonical's own Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system.
See what all the hub-bub behind Valve's gaming-centric operating system is about WITHOUT blowing away all the data already on your hard drive.
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Microsoft publishes the source code for two of the programs upon which its business was founded.