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Microsoft offering Windows 8 Pro users free upgrade to Media Center

Microsoft offering Windows 8 Pro users free upgrade to Media Center

When Microsoft announced that they would be getting rid of Windows Media Center and all of its codecs for DVD playback and broadcast television in Windows 8, many home theater PC fanatics were effectively disappointed and probably really aggravated. However, it looks like the company is offering anyone who has Windows 8 Pro a free upgrade to Media Center until the end of January.

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LG Jelly Bean upgrade schedule hits Optimus G early

LG Jelly Bean upgrade schedule hits Optimus G early

If you're thinking about picking up the brand new quad-core powerhouse by the name of LG Optimus G in the near future, you're in for a treat - LG has just released their update schedule for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the G is up for upgrade! Unfortunately for you if you're picking up the device inside the USA, you won't necessarily see the upgrade so soon as the Korean version which will be grabbing 4.1 in December. Here in the USA we're more than likely still going to have to wait several more months while a lovely collection of LG devices overseas see their tasty treats delivered inside 2012.

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Tried the Windows 8 preview? Upgrade to the real thing for just $40

Tried the Windows 8 preview? Upgrade to the real thing for just $40

Back when Microsoft released the Windows 7 RC builds, there wasn't anyway to upgrade to a final retail copy of the OS without performing a complete system wipe or using a hack. The same won’t be true with Windows 8, however, with Microsoft serving up an FAQ list that indicates users will be able to upgrade from the Release Preview to the final release. Anyone wishing to upgrade will be able to buy a license for $39.99 and upgrade accordingly.

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Microsoft details Windows 8 upgrade path

Microsoft details Windows 8 upgrade path

Microsoft has revealed to select partners the details on upgrading to Windows 8 from older Windows releases. There are some limitations as to which of the latest Windows 8 versions older generation Windows releases can upgrade to and whether those upgrades will be able to retain personal data and system settings.

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