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.
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    • Mournful Meandering: Press E To

      By Alice O'Connor on November 11th, 2014 at 9:00 am. If you’re jacked into the ludosphere, you’ll probably have seen folks tittering about a funeral scene in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare with the button prompt “Press F to Pay Respects”. Yes, it’s an absurd prompt from a daft story with the emotional depth of a bedpan, but is the idea entirely unworkable? Starting with a si ...

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    • Freeware Garden: Beneath The Crimson Moon

      By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on November 18th, 2014 at 11:00 am. Chances are that the average nightmare of an architect looks a bit like Beneath The Crimson Moon, but in this instance the nightmare is narrated by a guilty old woman on her deathbed dreaming she’s a girl. A woman who has run from that guilt for decades and is now finally and cruelly forced to confront it.

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  • The neon landscapes of ULTRAWORLD arrive on Steam December 5th

    … added a Vacation Mode, which allows you to skip the story and dive straight into its diverse worlds, with a built-in camera function. All previous supporters who purchased ULTRAWORLD directly from the site, or from an affiliated third-party distributor, will receive a free Steam key "one way or another" by the time the game hits Steam, according to Beech. ULTRAWORLD is Windows-only. View it on Steam or its official website. … -

  • ‘Call of Duty: Heroes’ Releases For Smartphones & Tablets

    … By some metrics, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare might be the biggest entertainment release of the year — emphasis on might — but it’s not likely to be 2014′s most profitable game. That title’s probably going to go to League of Legends, the online battle arena game that makes roughly $1.7 million per day. In fact, League of Legends is so far…

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  • Free Steam keys for Super Comboman, Dragon, Magnetic By Nature

    … IndieGames and FreekeyFridays bring you another set of free indie games. Freekeyfridays was created as a way to garner exposure for indies through giving away a mix of well-known indie games and up-and-coming titles. This week's games are Super Comboman (Windows, Steam, Mac), Magnetic By Nature (Steam, PC, Mac, Linux) and Dragon (Steam, Windows… 13 readers -
  • Indie Royale The Debut 21 Bundle is Now Live

    …The Debut 21 Bundle is out!The Debut 21 Bundle has been released! This week’s bundle features 8 great games that are in Steam Greenlight.Urja, Quantum Conscience, Fake Colours, F1 Chequered Flag, Just Get Through, Ilamentia, Miner Warfare and The Ingenious Machine are all in this week’s bundle. These fantastic games are all compatible with Windows…

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  • Athletic Pick: Super Sec Soccer (kingPenguin)

    …:35 AM Browser Pick: Faith No More (Demigiant) -November 18, 2014 8:00 AM Browser Pick: don't get crushed in nail-n-scale platformer Stakes! -November 17, 2014 11:56 AM Demo & Kickstarter Pick: Kelvin and the Infamous Machine (Blyts) -November 17, 2014 10:00 AM Trailer Roundup: Build castles, protest your innocence, and more -November 17…

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  • Words With Dawkins: Synonymy Released

    … well on PC. Handily, a $1.99 (£1.25) purchase on gets you Windows, iOS, and Robot versions. It’s still enjoyable on PC, mind, but the rough edges are a bit frustrating. The game: Synonymy will pluck a starting word from its dictionary at random and another to reach through synonyms – from “dislocate” to “accurate”, for example. It’ll list…

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  • Kickstarter Pick: Americana Dawn is Genso Suikoden meets Mark Twain

    …: "Thus begins his strange journey, spanning across three wars and the entire eastern seaboard of North America: from the French and Indian War to the American Revolution, from the colony of Georgia to Quebec City. Foster witnesses once loyal English become American rebels. He fights against dear friends turned foe, watch mortal companions blossom… 3 readers -
  • New Version of the VLC Media Player coming to Windows Phones

    … to have fallen short. It is completely free to download, and since its popularity has skyrocketed, a new version of it is rumored to be released this month. Yes, it has been rumored that the newest version of VLC Media Player is going to be released at the end of the month for Windows Phones. Even though there has not been any official release date so…

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  • Call of Duty: Heroes Available Today on Mobile and Tablet

    … Gamers Can Play as Favorite Heroes from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Titles and Call of Duty: Black Ops II in All-New, Free to Play Call of Duty Mobile Game SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Capt. Price. Soap MacTavish. Mike Harper. For the first time, players can enlist some of the most legendary characters from the hallowed halls of Call…

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  • Could This New Messenger Application Be On Its Way To Overpower WhatsApp?

    …, and judge for ourselves. Speed The developers have come up with atool that enables quick bug fixes, and also protects this wonderful application from being slow or crashing up. It is very easy and simple to use app, and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. You can be able send unlimited amounts of text messages, Photos, videos and files…

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  • Jolla Wants Our Help to Fund their New Tablet, and we Did, in Under 24 Hours

    … continue using your favourite apps like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, as well as downloading all the latest ones via the Jolla Store and other Android app marketplaces,” explains the campaign. Jolla’s campaign first offered it’s new tablet at $189 for the first 1,000 backers and $199 for the next 1,000, those units have of course already been…

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