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May 27, 2009

Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Downloads

Microsoft has finally released the long-awaited public Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows Server 2008. You can download the installer from the Microsoft Download Center – 32-bit (348 MB, download here), 64-bit (577 MB, download here), and IA64 (450 MB, download here) as well as an ISO image (1.38GB, download here) containing all […]

August 30, 2006

Windows Vista (Pre) Released Candidate 1

Got a YM message last night telling me that Microsoft is making available for download the Pre-RC1 of Windows Vista. This pre-RC1 build is available for a limited time – they will close the program when we reach 100,000 downloads. After downloading, please install and test the build as soon as possible. Most importantly, if […]

May 19, 2006

What you need to run Windows Vista

When Windows Vista officially release in 2007 (hopefully no more delays), its PC hardware requirements will be something that could put a huge hole in your pocket than getting a new OS license. Microsfot published the official Vista requirements for two sets of PC — Windows Vista Capable PC and the Windows Vista Premium Ready […]

November 02, 2008

Can Windows 7 evade the Vista curse?

A couple weeks back, Microsoft announced that it’s next operating system will be simply named as Windows 7. Can the next Microsoft OS evade the Vista curse?

October 30, 2012

Microsoft Philippines launches Windows 8

Microsoft Philippines has announced today the availability of Windows 8 for local consumers following the global launch announcement last October 26, 2012.

October 25, 2012

Windows 8 Launch, Singapore

Microsoft held the regional launch event of Windows 8 earlier today here in Singapore. Dozens of new PCs, laptops and tablets were showcased in the event that highlighted all of the new features of Windows 8.

July 19, 2012

Windows 8 Release Date announced

Whenever an upgrade or a release of a new product is about to take place, most of the time the date is always last to be announced.

July 07, 2012

Windows 8 upgrades to cost $15 and $40

Microsoft is offering all current and valid Windows users to upgrade to the Metro-flavored OS for a reasonable price.

March 23, 2012

Microsoft Windows 8 Beta Consumer Preview

So I’ve finally installed the Beta version of Windows 8 on our Sony Vaio P. This device has come a long way and has served us very well ever since we got it. This ultra-portable netbook originally came pre-installed with Windows Vista Starter, and then was upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate and now Windows 8 […]

July 26, 2011

Mac vs. Windows: The “McDo WiFi Guide” Revelation

This McDonald’s brochure for the store’s WiFi Guide paints a clear picture between the Windows and the Mac OS X operating systems; but that really depends on where you’re coming from.

November 08, 2009

F.A.Q: Windows 7 in the Philippines

During the public launch of Windows 7 yesterday, we threw some pretty important questions to Microsoft executives about the new operating system.

February 04, 2009

The 6 flavors of Windows 7

Microsoft has finally announced the SKUs of their upcoming OS, Windows 7. The line-up didn’t come as a surprise but it sure does tell us MS learned from their mistakes with Vista.

January 20, 2009

Gigabyte m912 Tablet running Windows 7

Here’s another reason why Windows 7 is looking to be a better OS — I installed it on a touchscreen netbook (Gigabyte M912) and worked like a charm.

January 15, 2009

Windows 7 Preview: Less of the Same

I’ve had the beta version of Windows 7 installed on my Intel Core 2 Quad, a Compaq Presario, and an Atom-based netbook for about a week now and so far, Microsoft’s upcoming operating system gave a fairly good impression.

January 09, 2009

OQO Model 2+ is world’s smallest Vista PC

OQO has been ahead of its time in terms of producing MIDs since 2002 but only the latest model, OQO Model 2+ breaks the barrier of netbooks in terms of computing power. OQO claims this is also the smallest Windows Vista PC with OLED display in the world.

June 26, 2008

The perils of upgrading to Windows 64bit

Had trial copies of Windows Vista 64bit and Windows XP 64bit for some time now. Since both my laptop and my PC are on 4GB of RAM, the 32bit versions of XP and Vista can only use around 3GB. Was wondering if it’s worth to try the 64bit versions to maximize the available memory on […]

April 16, 2008

Windows XP fans petition for OS to stay

Apple isn’t the only one who has gazillions of fanboys. Windows XP has its own following too — in the hundreds of thousands, maybe even millions. By June 2008, Windows XP will no longer be an option for new PCs.

October 23, 2007

MS Windows: Thru the Years

This is like walking down memory lane. This YouTube video shows all of the logos, sounds, and start-up screens of Microsoft Windows.

June 16, 2007

Is Apple slowly embracing Windows?

GigaOM asks why would Apple offer Safari for Windows know that its introduction could very well boomerang back unto itself (vulnerabilities, outrage and of course, the mocking). Om offers some answers and points out to Robert Cringley’s theory.

November 08, 2006

Almost installed Vista

Yeah, I almost installed Windows Vista. Anton gave me his copy of Windows Vista Beta 2 which is part of Microsoft’s Customer Preview Program. He got it from the Microsoft CIO Summit he attended the other week (see Microsoft Loves you with Vista & Office at PTB). He thought I might have good use of […]

December 24, 2011

When was the last time your PC got infected by a virus?

We’ve talked about PC virus so many time here and even had a survey which anti-virus software people were using on their computers before. Symantec Philippines sent us half a dozen of the new 2012 Norton Internet Security 2012 to share to our readers so here’s your chance to get one.

July 18, 2010

StarCraft 2 System Requirements

It’s been reported that StarCraft 2 will be available in the Philippines on July 28, 2010. Is your PC ready for the upcoming StarCraft II? Check out the system requirements below to see if your PC made the cut.

January 18, 2010

Fujitsu LifeBook U2020 on Atom Z550

Fujitsu’s 6-inch portable Lifebook U2020 gets an upgrade to 2.0GHz Intel Z550 CPU. It’s small yet powerful.

December 15, 2009

Want FreeDOS on your brand new laptop?

Lately, I’ve been observing that a lot of brand new laptops being sold in stores don’t have a proper operating pre-installed. Most of the time, you’d see FreeDOS on the specs sheet along with the uber-cheap price tag.

November 22, 2009

Dell Inspiron 11z goes thin and light

Dell’s candidate for the thin and light CULV category is the 11.6″ Inspiron 11z, now available in stores (VillMan Computers) for a suggested retail price of Php35,988.

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