Apple and Microsoft argue over the small print

Recently we told you how Apple and Microsoft are engaged in a battle over the intricacy of how words are interpreted. Now the two are disputing the way to put those words on paper. As we noted, Microsoft is objecting to Apple’s attempts to trademark the term “App Store”, which has led to an argument […]

WTF: Man Upgrades VM from Windows 1.0 to Windows 7

What? I didn’t think something like this was possible! Funnily enough, the guy skipped Windows ME! :) [Via]

What’s in a name? Plenty, say Apple and Microsoft

You might think it is tough to have a lengthy argument about the meaning of two words. But in the case of Apple and Microsoft, you’d be wrong. Apple has now fired back in a legal row with Microsoft over whether or not the term “App store” should be protected as intellectual property. The dispute […]

Download Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

It’s here folks! Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available for download via Windows Update or direct download. Hit up this page for all the details about the update, and this link for all the download options. Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 helps keep your PCs […]

Apple takes another step to world dominance

Apple has become the second company in the world worth more than $300 billion. Meanwhile, less formal estimates put Facebook at $50 billion. It was only last May that Apple overtook Microsoft, with a market capitalization of $221 billion. That figure represents a company’s current stock price, multiplied by the number of stocks in the […]

New Year, New Bugs: Hotmail and iPhone get tech hangover

Apple and Microsoft have both suffered embarrassing starts to the new year, with iPhone alarms failing to go off and entire Hotmail accounts disappearing for several days. Microsoft says it has now solved a problem that began on New Year’s Eve with users finding their e-mail accounts partially or completely empty. There seems to have […]

This is What you Get: Custom Windows / Linux Box vs. Mac

Notice how I avoided writing “PC” in the headline so that all you trolls can’t remind me that a Mac is in fact a PC. Now let the flame war begin!

Tip of the Day: How to Quickly Open the Windows System Properties Window

Tired of always going back to the desktop or the start menu to open your system’s Windows system properties window? Here’s a quick way to do it: Hold the Windows key of your keyboard down, and then press the pause / break key. VoilĂ !

Thoughts on Going PC: A Decade-Long Mac User Makes Peace with Microsoft

My post from a few weeks ago, detailing why I’d decided to switch to a PC from a Mac, really got some of your blood boiling. While there were a few folks utterly aghast at my decision to nix the shiny world of Apple for the starker, more sterile world of Microsoft, on the whole, […]

Angry Birds: Angry Tweets

The company behind Angry Birds has reacted with, if not anger, at least mild irritation to Microsoft allegedly using the game’s logo without permission. The dispute was prompted by the official launch site for Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 series, which gets its official unveiling today. In the section detailing the various features available on […]

Hilarious Microsoft Kinect Spoof Videos

Xbox Kinect GTA 5 Immersion hits an all-time high with the release of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox 360 Kinect. Part video game, part criminal simulation, this adrenaline-packed experience lets you live and die by your real-life expertise. Pick locks, fight gangsters, and aim true in the most fun way to build a rap […]