Windows

Microsoft Windows is a series of graphical interface operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.Microsoft introduced an operating environment named Windows on November 20, 1985 as a graphical operating system shell for MS-DOS in response to the growing interest in graphical user interfaces (GUIs). Microsoft Windows came to dominate the world's personal computer market with over 90% market share, overtaking Mac OS, which had been introduced in 1984.As of April 2014, the most recent versions of Windows for personal computers, smartphones, server computers and embedded devices are respectively Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Embedded 8.
Posts about Windows
  • Support for Windows Vista has ended, what can you do?

    … Support for Windows Vista has ended, what can you do? Among the tech set there has always been an unwritten rule when it comes to iterations of the Windows operating system. They say that you should skip every other release. For example, Windows 7 was a big hit among users, while Windows 8 was not very popular to say the least. Meanwhile…

    Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • Top 10 SocialTimes Posts of 2016

    … Everyone else is doing it, so why shouldn’t we? Here are the top 10 posts on SocialTimes in 2016, in terms of page views: 10, Latest Facebook News Feed Algorithm Tweak: High Ratings and Likely Engagement, Feb. 1: Facebook announced that it was using qualitative feedback to deliver the most relevant posts to users’ News Feeds. 9, Google Adds…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Google Facebook Twitter- 43 readers -
  • Microsoft’s Acquisition of LinkedIn Officially Closes

    … identity and network in Microsoft Outlook and the Office suite. LinkedIn notifications within the Windows action center. Enabling members drafting résumés in Word to update their profiles and discover and apply to jobs on LinkedIn. Extending the reach of sponsored content across Microsoft properties. Enterprise LinkedIn Lookup powered by Active…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 21 readers -
  • Facebook Messenger for Windows Adds Video, Voice Calls

    … Featured Jobs Media Sales Executive Progressive Business Media East Coast Media Relations Specialist MediaSource Columbus, Ohio News Brand Producer Hearst Telelvision West Palm Beach, Florida Management Supervisor/Strategic Planner Bolder Brands Chicago, Illinois Marketing Operations Manager StellaService New York City, New York (US) See…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 8 readers -
  • Facebook Gameroom Added as Unity Editor Build Target

    … Facebook Games Arcade is now Facebook Gameroom, and the desktop application for Windows was added as a build target for Unity Editor from Unity Technologies. Facebook Gameroom allows users to play web, ported mobile and Gameroom-native games in an app outside of the social network’s environment, and it is available to users with Windows 7 and up…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Revamped Yahoo Messenger Released for Windows, Mac

    … A redesigned Yahoo Messenger launched for mobile last December, and it is now available for Windows and Mac. The new Windows and Mac versions of Yahoo Messenger boast the same features as the mobile application, including photo and GIF sharing, as well as the ability to unsend messages. Senior director of product management Austin Shoemaker…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 9 readers -
  • Time running out for free Windows 10 upgrade

    … Time running out for free Windows 10 upgrade If you’re currently running Windows 7 or 8 on your laptop or pc, and you’ve been on the fence about upgrading to Windows 10, you may want to make your mind up pretty soon. This Friday, July 29th, 2016, will be the last day you’ll be able to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. If you want to upgrade after…

    Greg's Corner- 10 readers -
  • Bandai Namco, gumi Partner for Tales of Link, Brave Frontier Crossover Event

    … by helping players reach the required clear-count of collaboration events in Brave Frontier. Finally, Vargas, a character from Brave Frontier, will make his debut in Tales of Link during one of the event’s challenges. Brave Frontier is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Windows Store. Tales of Link is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. …

    AllFacebook- 16 readers -
  • Finding Dory Splashes Into Disney Mobile Games, Apps

    … will include 13 levels in total, but at launch, only the first 11 are available. The game’s final two levels will be added once the film is released. Finding Dory: Just Keep Swimming is available to download for $3.99 on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and the Windows Store. The game is coming to the Amazon Appstore and Apple TV later this month…

    Inside Facebook- 24 readers -
  • WhatsApp Launches Desktop App

    … By David Cohen on May. 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM WhatsApp launched a desktop application for Windows 8 and up and Mac OS 10.9 and up. The Facebook-owned messaging app launched on the web in January 2015. WhatsApp said in a blog post introducing the new desktop app: Today we’re introducing a desktop app so you have a new way to stay in touch…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 13 readers -
  • Solving Pesky Computer Issues for Bloggers and Social Media Marketers

    … deadlines. Relevant (Current) Issues with Windows 10 Recently, a friend mentioned an article that showed up in Yahoo News. In fact, the friend is Gail! The article is “How to stop Windows 10 from automatically downloading itself onto your computer.” It is an interesting and helpful article on how to uninstall the Windows 10 update, in case you…

    Deborah Anderson/ Growmapin Social- 28 readers -
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