Tomorrow, Microsoft is officially launching Windows 11, the next installment of their operating system which underpins the majority of PCs in use today. Windows 10 has an install base of over 1 billion devices, and Windows 11 comes into existence in a much different place than its predecessor. After the much-maligned Windows 8 there was a sense of urgency and necessity which ushered Windows 10 into the world. Windows 11, on the other hand, comes into a market where most people are happy with Windows 10. So it raises the question: Why now?
In a bit of a double-whammy of operating system news today, word comes that Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion has gone gold. Apple released the Golden Master (GM...
Ryan Smith on 7/9/2012
On the heels of last week’s announcement of Microsoft’s promotional Windows 8 upgrade pricing, Microsoft has announced a tentative delivery schedule for Windows 8 today at their Worldwide Partner...
Ryan Smith on 7/9/2012
VideoLAN has announced VLC 2.0 and the first release candidate is available to the public today. The biggest changes are in the OS X version but there are a...
Kristian Vättö on 2/13/2012
Apart from a few screenshots leaked early last year, not much was known about the next major release of Microsoft Office codenamed “Office 15”. However, as of yesterday, Microsoft...
Saumitra Bhagwat on 1/31/2012
If you’re a Mac power user, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of Sparrow, a new IMAP client for OS X that has garnered quite a bit of...
Andrew Cunningham on 4/7/2011
What lies in store for the remainder of 2008? In a word, plenty! We put together a list of sixteen titles we're looking forward to seeing this year. Let's...
Eddie Turner on 5/8/2008
2007 proved to be an amazing year for gaming and 2008 is shaping up to be no different with an early start thanks to Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/30/2008
Futuremark's 3DMark graphics test suite returns after a one year hiatus. What's new and what can we look forward to for the coming ORB competitions?
Jarred Walton on 4/29/2008
We missed a week due to GDC, but we're back to make it up with our latest installment of Rock Band downloadable content coverage.
Derek Wilson on 2/26/2008
Further down the rabbit hole with more rock band commentary and content reviews.
Derek Wilson on 2/12/2008
Delving into the world of musical video games. We begin an exploration of Rock Band's downloadable content.
Derek Wilson on 2/5/2008
Futuremark has been pushing polygons through our 3D cards for over a decade; now they're ready to take a stab at something more than tech demos.
Jarred Walton on 1/30/2008
Based on reader requests we take a look at how Windows XP is affected by the 2GB barrier, with very surprising results
Ryan Smith on 7/19/2007
As applications begin to approach the 2GB barrier in Windows, we take a look at the problems and the solutions
Ryan Smith on 7/12/2007
Apple brings their web browser for Mac OS X over to Windows, but how does it stack up to the competition?
Ryan Smith on 7/6/2007
Microsoft recently rolled out a new build of Vista. Today we take a look and see what Microsoft has been doing since the initial Beta 2 release.
Ryan Smith on 7/28/2006
Sapphire is bringing out Trymedia's technology designed to give customers a choice in bundle software. Here's our first look at what they have to offer.
Derek Wilson on 6/8/2005
AnandTech's first ever Software Spotlight debuts today with a quick look on a solid file management utility.
Paul Sullivan on 9/5/2001