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Massive backlash against Windows 10 update

Chinese users of Microsoft’s software have voiced their opposition to the company’s push to get them to upgrade to Windows 10.

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This is what the new Windows Explorer icon looks like

Microsoft has changed the File Explorer icon in its latest preview build of Windows 10.

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Watch out for this new Windows ransomware

An alert from Microsoft warns Windows users about a new ransomware called Ransom:Win32/ZCryptor.A.


Google beats Oracle in Android/Java copyright case

A jury in the United States has found that Google’s use of Java APIs in Android doesn’t infringe on Oracle’s copyrights.


PayPal killing Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Amazon apps

PayPal will discontinue support for Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and the Amazon Fire apps.


Google wants smartphone makers to update Android faster

Google wants phone makers and mobile networks to update devices to the latest versions of Android quicker.

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Software worth over R4 billion pirated in South Africa

A new BSA The Software Alliance study pegs South Africa’s software piracy rate at 33%.

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Microsoft “tricks” users into upgrading to Windows 10

Microsoft has been accused of changing the pop-up box asking Windows users to upgrade to Windows 10 to schedule the upgrade if the red “close” cross is clicked.

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How to get your favourite band to South Africa with Inbound Sound

Inbound Sound has launched in South Africa.

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Windows 10 RAM requirements increased

Microsoft has upped the minimum RAM requirements for Windows 10 for PC, which takes effect as part of the Anniversary Update release.

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