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iTunes 12.1.1 for Windows released with fixes for Outlook syncing, playback improvements and more

iTunes 12.1.1 for Windows released with fixes for Outlook syncing, playback improvements and more

On Wednesday, February 18, Apple officially seeded a new update for iTunes for Windows, bumping up the version to 12.1.1 and plenty of fixes.

You can now run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac with Parallels Desktop

You can now run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac with Parallels Desktop

Want a taste of what’s to come for those who use Windows? With the latest version of Parallels Desktop 10, you can run Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 Technical Preview on your Mac without even leaving Yosemite.

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

The idea of running Windows 98 on an iOS device may seem pretty pointless to most, but there’s no denying it’s incredibly cool. Especially when you put it to good use, like the YouTuber in the video below, who uses it to play 1998 PC classic Fallout 2.

At the Windows 10 event, MacBooks reigned supreme in the audience

At the Windows 10 event, MacBooks reigned supreme in the audience

On Tuesday, January 20, during the President of the United States’ State of the Union address, a photograph showed the press gallery filled with a sea of glowing Apple logos. At another type of event, the MacBook still managed to be a pseudo star of the show.

Microsoft unveils HoloLens headset to project holographic images through see-through lenses

Microsoft unveils HoloLens headset to project holographic images through see-through lenses

Virtual reality is becoming all the rage again, thanks in part to Oculus VR leading the charge for a technology that saw plenty of attention way back in the day.

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

Upgrading to Windows 10 will be free, just like OS X

On Wednesday, January 21, Microsoft took the stage at a small media briefing for its next major OS release, Windows 10.

Microsoft unveils next version of Windows, surprises everyone by calling it Windows 10

Microsoft unveils next version of Windows, surprises everyone by calling it Windows 10

Microsoft today held a press event to announce the next major version of Windows, called Windows 10. To the surprise of many, the software giant skipped Windows 9 entirely, and went right to Windows 10 from Windows 8.

Windows Phone 8.1 Update Announced, Includes Siri-like Cortana Voice Assistant, Action Center, and More

Windows Phone 8.1 Update Announced, Includes Siri-like Cortana Voice Assistant, Action Center, and More

Today at the Build 2014 conference, amidst a wide variety of exciting unveilings, Microsoft finally announced the long-awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. But don’t be fooled by the update’s seemingly small version number; Windows Phone 8.1 is a huge update featuring Microsoft’s new digital assistant, Cortana, and many other exciting new features.

Microsoft’s new ad says Windows PCs are better than Macs because they have touch screens

Microsoft’s new ad says Windows PCs are better than Macs because they have touch screens

Microsoft took a big bet with Windows 8 — that eventually PCs and tablets would converge, and computers would have to be optimised for both, touch and mouse inputs. It doesn’t seem to have worked as well as the company would have liked, but Microsoft isn’t giving up.

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Microsoft was quite late in jumping on the mobile bandwagon, and that has caused a lot of problems for the company. In the holiday quarter, Apple sold more Macs, iPhones and iPads than PC manufacturers sold Windows PCs, highlighting how Microsoft has missed out on the growth in the smartphone and tablet market.