Better performance, improved interface likely in Microsoft Windows 7

As users continue to grouse about Windows Vista nearly two years after its introduction, Microsoft appears relieved to turn its public focus on the next release of its flagship operating system. Pre-beta code

Published on: October 27th, 2008 Yardena Arar

Five reasons why skipping Windows Vista could spell disaster

Is Windows Vista really skippable? As organizations weigh what to do with Windows XP OS upgrades, the thought of leapfrogging the much-maligned Vista often comes to mind. But be warned, says a recent

Published on: October 23rd, 2008

Microsoft promises to fix problem feature in Windows 7

Microsoft plans to improve the much-maligned user account control (UAC) feature in the next version of its Windows client OS, acknowledging that the new security feature it built into Windows Vista has caused

Published on: October 10th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Seven significant facts about Windows 7

One stone-cold fact about Windows 7 is that we need more stone-cold facts in order to understand the new operating system that is likely to arrive in early 2010.The company has said some

Published on: September 26th, 2008 John Fontana

Windows Vista mirrors XP in slow user adoption rate

Twenty-one months after its initial release, what do we know about Windows Vista? That home users hate it, businesses are uninstalling it and - according to Gartner Inc. - it's proof that the

Published on: August 26th, 2008 Eric Lai

A wonderful widget to test your PC for Windows 7 compatibility

Windows 7 is coming. Will your PC be ready?It seems like a straightforward question. However, in the aftermath of the Vista debacle, where many systems that were certified as "Vista Capable" proved to

Published on: July 8th, 2008 Randall Kennedy

Windows 7 touch-screen interface allows users to interact with their PCs – INCLUDES VIDEO

Microsoft demonstrated its multi-touch interface for its upcoming Windows 7 operating system on Tuesday. The interface provides a touch-screen input for users to interact with their computers.Video Demo of Microsoft Surface & Laser

Published on: May 29th, 2008 John Ribeiro

Vista in danger of being bypassed by businesses

It will be one year that Windows Vista has been available to businesses on Nov. 30, yet many companies still are waiting until the release of Vista's first service pack to upgrade. But

Published on: November 16th, 2007 Elizabeth Montalbano