Dell Originally Wanted Microsoft to Drop Windows Name from Windows RT

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There has been a little confusion by some consumers about the difference between the ARM-only Windows RT and the x86-only Windows 8. This is exactly why Dell’s Vice-chairman, Jeffrey Clarke said the company originally tried to get Microsoft Steve Ballmer to rename the Windows RT OS.

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Microsoft Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 on Its Way in Early 2013

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Ever buy a new phone to find out a week later that a better, faster, cooler phone just got released? W’eve all been there before, usually just stuck complaining to whoever will listen. Well those who were Windows Phone 7 early adopters were stuck in that frustrating and helpless position when the Windows Phone 8 was released. Fear not my friends, Microsoft’s long awaited Windows Phone 7.8 update is coming soon.

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Move over Google TV and Apple TV, Microsoft Xbox Multimedia Box May Be In the Works

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It seems that Apple TV and Google TV might be getting even more competition in the set-top box space. While this isn’t the first time that the web has gossiped about such a device from Microsoft, it now seems that more sources are coming out and saying that an Xbox Set-top box is in fact in the cards.

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Steve Wozniak Worries That Microsoft Might Be More Innovative Than Apple

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Steve Wozniak is one of those guys that most of us just like, regardless of what platform we use or how we feel about Apple. Not only is he one of the founding fathers of the personal computer revolution, he tells things how it is and isn’t afraid to be honest, regardless of his affiliation with Apple. When speaking at TEDx Brussels, TechCrunch got a few moments afterwards with WoZ.

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Windows Phone 8 and Blackberry 10: Which One Are You Rooting For?

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 is here, and is actually doing reasonably well during its first few days on the market. That said, there is some very real competition in the mobile market that would love to fight Microsoft for the “3rd place” position in the smartphone market, this includes Mozilla with Firefox OS and RIM with BB10.

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Windows Store continues solid growth, Windows 8 and RT now have 13000 apps

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While Windows RT and Windows 8 introduce a major push forward for Windows tablets, they still have some hurdles to overcome Microsoft wants to win over more consumers. One of these hurdles is apps. The good news is that Microsoft seems to be growing their Windows Store app library very quickly.

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