We were all aware of Microsoft’s vision of Internet Explorer 10, a product on which the company was working for quite sometime. Originally released on 15th August 2012 for Windows 8, a new Preview edition of IE’s latest avatar has been released for download, this time for Windows 7.
What you see above is a gaming console plus a miniature netbook. Called the Switchblade, the device features a beautiful 7-inch display (1024×600) and is powered by an Intel Atom processor. For a portable gaming console with a good keyboard, coupled with a capacitive touch-screen, the Switchblade is truly unique. It even runs Windows 7 and features a mini-HDMI output as well as 3G wireless connectivity.
Microsoft launched the first version of Windows exactly 25 years ago. Today the world’s most popular desktop operating system commands a whopping 90% market share. However, it wasn’t always a smooth ride for the Redmond giant. Things weren’t too good with even Windows Vista. But with the release of Windows 7, Microsoft surprised all its users and proved yet again that it is still the software king.
Dell will soon launch its first tablet netbook, a sort of iPad alternative but powered by a full-scale OS like Windows 7. The netbook features a revolving 10-inch screen that turns the computer into either a multi-touch tablet or a touch-based netbook. The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Atom processor, 2GB of RAM, a 250GB HDD and a Broadcom Crystal HD accelerator.
Windows 7 success saga continues. Originally launched on 22nd October 2010, it is officially the fastest-selling operating system of all time. The number of licenses sold stands at a mind boggling 150 million, at the end of just 8 months since its launch. And if you do the math, that’s almost 7 copies of Windows 7 sold every second.
Microsoft Windows 7 sales surpasses the 90 million mark, becomes the best selling OS in computing history