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  • Helpware: A professor's help in navigating Windows 8

    If you have indulged yourself by purchasing a Windows PC or tablet, chances are very good that it came pre-loaded with Windows 8 or 8.1. My condolences. For the record, your honor, I run Windows 7 64-bit Professional, which shows how smart I am. I honk the klaxon for Windows 7 because it looks and feels like an old, faded corduroy jacket, the kind with worn patches on the sleeves. It's comfortable and its fashion appeal is timeless, the kind of apparel teachers of Thackeray might wear at community colleges. But it keeps me warm, and that's why I wear it.
  • Diebold gains some fans on cost cutting plans, ATM upgrades

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The expansion of mobile banking may one day spell the end for large bank branches in the U.S., or even curtail the use of cash altogether. In the meantime, though, fund managers are buying Diebold Corp, the automated teller machine...

    Best Buy offering $100 credit to those who trade in Windows XP laptops

    Best Buy offering $100 credit to those who trade in Windows XP laptops
    The end is nigh for Windows XP, and Best Buy is hoping to make some sales off of that. The electronics retailer will offer users of the the aged operating system $100 credit toward new computers when they trade in their current Windows XP laptop, Best...

    Can your Windows XP computer upgrade to Windows 7, 8.1?

    Windows XP's day of reckoning is finally here -- it will no longer receive security updates after Tuesday -- which means users should upgrade their computers to a more recent operating system or purchase a new machine. Not all PCs can upgrade to...

    Microsoft bids adieu to Windows XP

    Microsoft bids adieu to Windows XP
    Microsoft is ending support of Windows XP on Tuesday, forcing a shift to an alternate operating system for a large number of consumers and businesses and increasing security risks for those who don't make the switch. Security experts advise consumers...