Microsoft originally planned to kick off the Windows XP era with its biggest launch event since Windows 95. But it wasn’t meant to be.
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To wrap up my early preview of the exciting HP Elite Dragonfly G3, here’s my quick take on the look and feel, plus some HP-supplied specifications.
The Elite Dragonfly G3 is the most exciting of HP’s many CES announcements this past week, and the firm sent me an early sample to test out.
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Windows 11 Insider Preview build 22526 is now available to Windows Insiders with PCs enrolled in the Dev channel.
As part of a broader Android announcement, Google said today that it will integrate key Android features with Windows this year.
HP is announcing a wide range of portable and desktop PCs across its consumer, business, and gaming segments this week at CES 2022.
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Qualcomm announced today that it is partnering with Microsoft on custom chipsets for augmented reality (AR) solutions.
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