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Windows 8.1 interface details emerge; fate of the Start menu still uncertain

Windows 8.1 interface details emerge Microsoft will publicly show off the improvements it has made to Windows 8.1’s Modern UI later today, but we’ve managed to get an early look at what the company has in store for its users. It’s no secret that Windows 8’s all-new interface has presented challenges for many users, so we’re expecting a fairly significant …

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Valve Launches Closed Steam for Linux Beta

Linux Plans Of Linux Four months after confirming plans to build a version of its Steam gaming platform for Linux, Valve today announced the launch of a limited access Steam for Linux beta. The new client supports the free-to-play Team Fortress 2 game, while another 24 Steam titles are also available now on Ubuntu. Additionally, the beta includes big picture mode, designed for use …

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Goodbye and farewell to Ubuntu Linux 11.04 ‘Natty Narwhal’

Ubuntu Longtime User Of Ubuntu For longtime users of Ubuntu Linux, it may feel like just yesterday that Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal” first came out.     It’s a particularly memorable release, of course, because it was the first desktop version of Canonical’s popular Linux distribution to use the controversial Unity desktop by default. Well, on Sunday, hard on the heels of the recent release …

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Windows 8 iPad killers: Round 1

Windows 8 iPad killers The iPad-killing Windows 8 tablet-laptop has arrived. Problem is, most aren’t ready to dispatch the iPad — or the MacBook Air for that matter — yet. So far, reviewers of shape-shifting Windows 8 tablets have not been kind. Otherwise known as “detachables,” the devices can take the form of a standalone tablet or attach to a …

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The weirdest, most wonderful Windows 8 ads ever

Most wonderful Windows 8 ads ever It gets better. I don’t know where these have come from. I don’t even know if they’re official Windows 8 videos. But I do know that these are works of utter, thorough, and complete genius. Microsoft’s Windows 8 has struggled to project an image that is anything that might be described as entirely relevant. …

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