WINDOWS XP

Windows XP (stylized as Windowsxp and codenamed Whistler)[5] is a personal computer operating system that was produced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was released to manufacturing on August 24, 2001, and generally released for retail sale on October 25, 2001. Development of Windows XP began in the late 1990s as “Neptune”, an operating system built on the Windows NT kernel which was intended specifically for mainstream consumer use—an updated version of Windows 2000 was also originally planned for the business market. FEATURES…

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WINDOWS 7

Windows 7 (codenamed Vienna, formerly Blackcomb[7]) is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft. It is a part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. Windows 7 was released to manufacturing on July 22, 2009, and became generally available on October 22, 2009,[8] less than three years after the release of its predecessor, Windows Vista. Windows 7’s server counterpart, Windows Server 2008 R2, was released at the same time. Windows 7 was primarily intended to be an incremental upgrade to the operating system intending to address Windows Vista’s…

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WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. Development of Windows 8 started before the release of its predecessor, Windows 7, in 2009. It was announced at CES 2011, and followed by the release of three pre-release versions from September 2011 to May 2012. The operating system was released to manufacturing on August 1, 2012, and was released for general availability on October 26, 2012. Windows 8 introduced major changes to the operating system’s platform and user…

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WINDOWS 10

WINDOWS 10 ABOUT WINDOWS 10 Windows 10 is a personal computer operating system developed and released by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems. It was officially unveiled in September 2014 following a brief demo at Build 2014. The first version of the operating system entered a public beta testing process in October, leading up to its consumer release on July 29, 2015. The operating system introduces what Microsoft described as “universal apps”; expanding on Metro-style apps, these apps can be designed to run across multiple Microsoft…

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MAC OS

MACINTOSH ABOUT MACINTOSH The family of Macintosh operating systems was developed by Apple Inc. and its a graphical user interface-based operating system which was designed for use with its Macintosh series of personal computers since 1984 as well as the related system software it once created for compatible third-party systems. In 1984, Apple debuted the operating system that is now known as the “Classic” Mac OS with its release of the original Macintosh System Software. The system, re-branded “Mac OS” in 1996, was pre-installed on every Macintosh until 2002 and offered on…

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LINUX

LINUX Linux  is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. The defining component of Linux is the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991 by Linus Torvalds. The Free Software Foundation uses the name GNU/Linux to describe the operating system, which has led to some controversy. Linux was originally developed for personal computers based on the Intel x86 architecture, but has since been ported to more platforms than any other operating system. Because of the dominance of Android…

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CHROME OS

CHROME OS Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google that is based on the Linux kernel and uses the Google Chrome web browser as its principal user interface. As a result, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications. Google announced the project in July 2009, conceiving it as an operating system in which both applications and user data reside in the cloud: hence Chrome OS primarily runs web applications. Source code and a public demo came that November. The first Chrome OS laptop, known as a Chromebook, arrived in…

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TECH COMPANIES

TECH COMPANIES LIST OF THE LARGEST TECH COMPANIES IN THE WORLD This is a list of the world’s largest technology companies by revenue. The list includes companies whose primary business activities are associated with technology industry which includes computer hardware, software, electronics, semiconductor, internet, telecom equipment, e-commerce and computer services. Note: The list is limited to companies with annual revenues exceeding US$50 billion. The Internet of Things (IoT) has increased demand for online business features. Consumers seek the latest and greatest in hardware, software and online technologies. Combined, these factors support…

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REVIEWS

 Hands on: Apple’s AirPods are indeed ‘magical’ The ads for Apple’s new wireless earphones say they’re wireless, effortless, magical. As grandiose as that sounds, it’s pretty much true.    Review: Early Wave 2 Wi-Fi access points show promise There’s a lot to like about Wave 2 802.11ac products, including theoretically faster speeds than Wave 1 products and cool new features such as multi-user MIMO. In this review, we look at five Wave 2 wireless access points, comparing…  Review: Microsoft Windows Defender comes up short Windows 10 anti-virus tool works well…

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