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Posted by on Apr 5, 2010 in microsoft, netbooks, retail pc's, windows 7 | 0 comments

Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade Deal

Beginning this week Retailers will offer Windows Anytime Upgrade Deal; if you purchase a new PC.  You may be wondering how this will benefit you; let’s say you purchased a Win 7 PC with Home Premium and you want to upgrade to Win 7 Pro, you can upgrade at a lower price and if you purchased a netbook with Win 7 starter you can upgrade to Win 7 Premium. The prices are available for US customers only as follows:

  • Win 7 Starter to Win 7 Home Premium – $79.99 reg – $49.99 sale
  • Win 7 Home Premium to Win 7 Professional – $89.99 reg – $79.99 sale

These prices are good through July 3.

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Posted by on Oct 23, 2009 in microsoft, operating systems, retail pc's, tech news | 0 comments

MS Store Opens

MS Store Opens

MS opens 1st store retail today in Scottsdale, Arizona; as it launch Win 7. The store will offer a select line of laptops, netbooks, all-in-one PCs, Xbox, Win Mobile phones, and one of the largest 3rd party software title selections.

The store layout is similar to the Apple Store.  George Blankenship was real estate chief for Apple.  He is now a consultant assistanting retail planning.

The 2nd store is scheduled to open Thursday, Oct 29 in Mission Viejo, Ca.

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Posted by on Oct 17, 2009 in retail pc's, tech news | 0 comments

Acer Is The Worlds #2 Computer Company

Acer a Taiwan company surpasses Dell and Apple in computer sales. Acer and Dell sales have been very close for the past 2 quarters. Acer netbook sales were the key to overtake the #2 position.

Dell sales decreased 8.4% while Acer had a 25.6% increase and HP had a 9.3% increase. HP is #1.

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Posted by on Jul 8, 2009 in amd, arm, desktops, intel, netbooks, notebooks, operating systems, processors, retail pc's, tech news | 0 comments

Google takes on Microsoft!

Google officially announced that it will be releasing Chrome OS sometime around 2010 or 2011. The first release in 2010 will be geared towards netbooks and then later for desktops. They will also support the x86 and ARM platorms! This might challenge Microsoft to reconsider supporting the ARM platform! OEM computer manufactures will definitely like Google’s decision to support ARM because it will give them leverage against CHIPZILLA on processor and chipset prices. Stay tuned and remember to lookinsyde everyday!

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