Windows XP is Dead. Long Live Windows XP.

Windows XP Professional CD

Twelve and a half years ago, Microsoft released its first operating system that most users were actually reluctant to give up. Today, April 8, 2014, after three service packs, two browser updates, and dozens of hotfixes, Windows XP gets its final security patches. Read more of this post

New Hippo Techie: A promising fall

Microsoft has let some intriguing news slip out the past few weeks. Although Windows 7 made a decent splash at its release in 2009, it was quickly overshadowed by the iPad and other tablets redefining what a computer really is. Microsoft has been playing catch-up ever since, and signs indicate that this fall might be its redemption. Will it be enough to reinvigorate the company and cast off the impression that it’s just coasting on inertia? Let’s take a look at the stories.

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