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Microsoft kicks off preview of Office for Windows 10

Microsoft today released previews of its touch-centric Excel, Word and PowerPoint apps for Windows 10, making good on the pledge two weeks ago to give customers an early look this month. read more »

Intel wants to banish cables, connectors with new Broadwell chips

Intel's new Core chips with vPro will support technologies for wireless storage and displays read more »

Microsoft launches Touch Office apps for Windows 10 mirrors iPad offering

Microsoft will also continue developing its traditional Office suite for use with keyboard and mouse read more »

Windows 10 to be free upgrade for many during its first year

Microsoft made the announcement at an event being held in Redmond to pitch the upcoming OS to consumers read more »

What if Windows 10 fails?

For the first time since Windows 3.1, the success or failure of a new Microsoft operating system version carries consequences. read more »

PC prices will stay low this year, Intel says

Intel's fourth-quarter earnings benefitted from a rebound in PC shipments read more »

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Desktop PCs Blogs

It's Windows *10*, Because It's 10 Years Behind Open Source

And aeons behind in security, trust and privacy read more »

The Future of the Internet - 20 Years Ago

The birth of Netscape and its browser read more »

Intel's role in the future of software-defined infrastructure

Intel led the hardware standardisation revolution. It should do the same for software defined infrastructure read more »

Vienna: on the Open Source Path to Munich

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Innovation, productivity, agility and profit

Watch this on demand webinar which explores IT innovation, managed print services and business agility.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Securing the Enterprise

 Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyver criminals.


HP acquisitions

HP acquisitions

Following HP's dispute with Autonomy, we look back at other HP acquisitions in this Computerworld UK slideshow.


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Desktop PCs In Depth

Be wary of upgrading to Windows 10 as a Service, lawyers warn businesses

Microsoft licensing is complicated at the best of times. Offering Windows 10 'as a service' simply adds to the complexity read more »

Office for Windows 10 is not free for everyone

Microsoft will license some touch-based Office for Windows 10 apps as it does for iOS and Android but... read more »

Microsoft Windows 10 launch: Will it be relevant in todays enterprise environment?

IT managers share their expectations for the new operating system from Microsoft read more »

The 8080 chip at 40

What's next for the mighty microprocessor? read more »

Migrating from Windows XP to VDI, Linux or BYOD. Is it a Non-Starter?

Where to go after XP? Is the only answer Windows 7? read more »

GE Capital's CTO sees the death of PCs, the rise of phablets

Even though the term "phablet" draws a lot of snarky comments, GE Capital CTO Eric Reed thinks they'll overtake PCs in a few years. read more »

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Desktop PCs Slideshows

2-in-1s: Top 5 laptop hybrids fighting their way into the enterprise

After three years on the market, devices that can switch between laptop and tablet mode are gaining ground with consumers read more »

Laptops, tablets and smartwatches: The evolution of mobile computing

Here are some of the most important portables we've toted around over the past 30 years read more »

Lotus Notes creator Ray Ozzie celebrates the 25th anniversary of corporate email

Former Microsoft CTO recalls the first enterprise grade email platform and his original startup read more »

Windows 10 Start menu secrets every desktop pro should know

We dig deep into the Windows Technical Preview Start menu to fine-tune it so that you don’t have to read more »

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White Papers

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

The term 'enterprise information archiving' incorporates products and solutions for archiving user content read more »

The Rising Value– and Falling Cost– of App and Desktop Virtualisation

When vendors compete, desktop virtualization customers win. read more »

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