Google Chrome OS To Launch Within A Week

Google’s Chrome OS project, first announced in July, will become available for download within a week, we’ve heard from a reliable source. Google previously said to expect an early version of the OS in the fall.What can we expect? Driver support will likely be a weak point. We’ve heard at various times that Google has… Continue Reading …

What is the next BIG thing for Microsoft?

At Microsoft’s Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) last week, company officials shared a few tidbits about Microsoft System Center. System Center encompasses a variety of system-management tools that Microsoft sells to IT professionals who want to manage their Windows — and Linux/Unix — clients, servers, hypervisors and more. System Center is one of a handful of… Continue Reading …

Lenovo explains stolen and cracked Windows 7

Lenovo issued a statement to The Inquirer after Windows 7 Ultimate was cracked last week. An edited email says: “An ISO image (loaded on a Lenovo system) containing the Windows 7 RTM (release to manufacturing), OEM key and marker file, was stolen and placed on a hacker forum in China. The pirated OEM key is… Continue Reading …