Dell’s upcoming Windows 7 tablet might not hit store shelves until fall, a new report claims. Citing an anonymous source, Forbes is reporting that Dell plans to launch its 10-inch Windows 7-based tablet as early as September.
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Microsoft’s Windows division has been on something of a roll recently, but a deeper look into the company’s financials seems to indicate that the reported numbers might look better than reality.
Microsoft has sold 300 million copies of Windows 7 to date, officials said on January 27, the day the company is reporting its Q2 FY11 earnings.
As promised, Microsoft today has released Windows 7 SP1 (Service Pack 1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Service Pack 1) to public as a free download.
When Microsoft made Windows 7 SP1 available last month, users the world over set off downloading the update, but what if you want the files on a good old piece of plastic? Now you can order SP1 for free from Microsoft’s Online Store.
Microsoft started working on IE 9 from past three weeks, so there is nothing much you can expect at this point of time but the goal is now to improve the rendering engine performance and to speed up the browsing experience for the users.
Last year, £70 would snag you a full version of Windows 7 Home Premium. But this morning that all changed. You’re now looking at having to spend up to £150 for a full version of Home Premium, or around £75 for an upgrade-only edition (here’s why, should you be interested).
Microsoft recently announced it was making Windows 7 Professional or Windows 7 Home Premium upgrades available to college students at approved schools for $65. There are also some associated good deals worth reading about.
Snow Leopard lacks security features that are built in to Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7, a noted Mac researcher has said.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer positioned Windows 7 as an operating system that can drive new and innovative products, as the company tries to fend off competition from tablet computers based on software from Google and Apple.