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"Bliss": The most viewed picture of the world

National Geographic photographer, Charles O’Rear, tells the story behind Windows XP desktop picture (2001) taken on the road from Napa Valley to San Francisco (California/ USA).No photoshop…


Protecting Yourself From the "Heartbleed" Security Flaw

You have some tech questions, I have some answers. Every Friday, I try to resolve these mysteries, succinctly and in plain language. Please send questions to… 631 more words


How laptops replaced desktops

Laptops came into existence around the early 90’s. The desktop which bought computing into our rooms was not mobile. You could not deploy a desktop outdoors as it needed a wall socket for power supply and also the big cathode ray tube screen and tower were just too heavy to carry around. 367 more words

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Bring workspaces to Windows

One of the best features included in many desktop environments for Linux but still missing in Windows is often called workspaces or desktops. The purpose of this feature is to help you organize all of your open applications into separate virtual workspaces to help keep the screen from being cluttered with open applications. 367 more words


IRS Misses Windows XP Deadline, Gets Extension

Microsoft’s official end of support for Windows XP came this week, but the Internal Revenue Service — like many businesses and government agencies — is still struggling to migrate away from the venerable desktop operating system. 162 more words


NVIDIA and VMware Leading the Way to Make Advanced 3D Desktops Available for All

I want to take this opportunity to congratulate our partners at NVIDIA on a great GTC Conference last week in San Jose, California. A tremendous amount of news was announced at the show that highlighted NVIDIA’s vision for computing in the coming years and industry leadership. 9 more words