vista

Windows 7 Upgrade Program tipped: Vista PCs bought after June 1st get upgrade

Windows 7 Upgrade Program tipped: Vista PCs bought after June 1st get upgrade

Microsoft is planning to run a free upgrade scheme for Windows 7, under the terms of which anybody who buys a new PC from a participating vendor after July 1st will be eligible for an upgrade to the new OS on its release.  Although the details of the scheme - particularly the date with which it comes into effect, and the manufacturers participating - are unconfirmed, Tech ARP managed to acquire a draft of the Microsoft proposal, which outlines their intent.

Continue Reading...

ASUS R50a UMPC reviewed: underpowered for Vista?

ASUS R50a UMPC reviewed: underpowered for Vista?

ASUS' R50a UMPC was always taking on a serious challenge: Windows Vista on a 1.33GHz Atom Z520 processor with 1GB of RAM is asking either for nth-degree fine-tuning or just plain trouble.  Initial reports seemed vaguely promising, but Ben over at UMPC Portal has found things less impressive.  Chief criticism - aside from the bloatware, cramped writing area and difficult form-factor - is the sluggish performance.

Continue Reading...

1 2 3 4 5 6