What kind of cell phone does Bill Gates own/use?

We all are familiar with the Android vs iOS battle, both the platforms have their own set of advantages as well as disadvantages and yet, we haven't had a winner yet.

Do you ever use cracked Microsoft Windows systems? If yes, do you fear that you will be sued some day in the future?

A few years ago, I bought, from Microsoft, a copy of Office 2010 (it was on special offer so I got it cheap). It was the download version, I stupidly didn't bother to pay the (small) extra for the discs. More stupidly , I lost the email with the licence key in.When I came to install it, I found

What is Microsoft Windows Advanced Server?

advanced server is aimed at being a network operating system server and/or an application server, including those involving large databases. This server facilitates clustering and load-balancing. NT 4.0 servers with up to eight-way SMP can upgrade to this product.It falls

Is Microsoft Windows becoming unusable?

I could not disagree more. Windows keeps getting BETTER. In fact, all technology is constantly improving. You give skimpy details on your laptop, but you do realize this is 2016, right? 2012 was 4 long years ago. Time does not stand still! Those specs were not impressive in

Can Windows 8 be installed on a Linux-based OS?

Yes, very easily.Install VirtualBox on your Linux PC, and then install Windows 8 on a virtual machine inside VirtualBox. You should be able to get it from any Linux software repository, and it works very well as long as you have

What is Microsoft Windows 10?

Microsoft Windows10 is powerfull operating system comparison than window 8.1to window 10 has more features like as looks and when open his system y get a special features for open the background lock sytem anf more than more features are provided for our...one more thing is we can ask every questions in like as what do you want

Are Google programmers better than Apple and Windows programmers?

I highly doubt that google programmers are that much better than apple or microsoft programmers. It's the same algorithms, same basic language (c++), same physics, same education + IQ, etc. They are all motivated. However, they have different directions as everyone else points out. As such, they also have

Which OS is better, Windows, Marcos, or Linux?

Linux is an open source distribution and so many flavors there under this like Centos, Ubuntu, Fedora etc.....But the here main concept, you have to choose from desktop or Servers edition which is essential for your work .......Absolutely Linux Servers are highly secured and need so much patience to resolve

What are some Windows 10 tips, tricks, and hacks?

We're not sure how many of these are technically lesser known anymore, but we wanted to send you a few suggestions anyway. These are the things people seem to be happy to hear from our team at least! How to Speed Up Your Computer (Maybe) By Turning

Why is Microsoft Windows so often unstable?

Windows is NOT typically unstable (in quite some time) UNLESS it is loaded with buggy drivers or services (usually not by Microsoft.)Not that Microsoft is not necessarily any better at producing software but because they are more likely to test their own OS more fully,

Whether Microsoft's windows and Apple's macintosh was stolen from xerox alto (in 1980's)?

This is 1979 when Steve Jobs was 24 years old. Xerox was famous for its PARC. So, Steve Jobs made a deal that he would allow Xerox to buy 100,000 shares of Apple if they show them the Xerox Alto. Apple's IPO was one year away and no one could say

How helpful is Microsoft Office support team?

Microsoft used to provide free phone support service back in the mid-Nineties, and had had an excellent team. I made a half dozen calls to it during a six month development project when VBA was the hot new feature, and would ask 3 to

What would happen to Apple and Microsoft if Microsoft got the source code of OS X?

Nothing. Microsoft intentionally keeps Windows different from the alternatives (which are UNIX-likes) in order to keep Windows software exclusive to Windows. Microsoft wouldn't benefit any way from knowing the inner workings of their competitor because they don't care.

What will Apple do after Microsoft releases the Surface Book?

Apple will change absolutely nothing in their roadmap, that likely is already planned out for at least a year. Apple has no interest in making a laptop that turns into a tablet and the closest they are coming to that is with the iPad Pro. The

Does anyone really like Microsoft Windows 10?

I like it. It works really well for me. The problem that I find with most people is that they expect that the windows that comes preinstalled on their systems should work. No, the systems have all kinds of junk included on it. Some of these companies pay hundreds of dollars for having their software preinstalled on a

Why doesn't Microsoft support C99 or C11?

As recently as 2012, their position was that C was dead as a language. They would keep their C89 compiler and beyond that only support that subset of C that is included in C++. To quote Reader Q&A: What about VC++ and C99?3. We do not plan to support ISO C features that are not part

What would happen if Apple reverse-engineered Microsoft Windows?

Windows is a very well known and studied system and most of its internals are very well known since years. Consider for instance Wine, the Windows bridge that let windows applications run unchanged under Linux.I rely on this small marvel: I use Notepad++, FreePCB (a printed circuit cad for

What would happen if Apple, Google, and Microsoft merged?

It would be Skynet! The beginning of the end. Kthulu, and Sauron, and Voldemort, all merged into one. The Borg. Sell all your electronics and move to the forest. Resistance is futile. You will be assimilated

What is the need for Microsoft Windows?

Need of Microsoft Windows?? Seriously?Microsoft Windows is the most widely used OS in the World, and whether in a Corporate, or the Home environment, majority of people use it. Let me give you a simple example, If someone tells you to write a paragraph for him, But, without a

Should one buy an iPad Pro or a Windows laptop?

Laptops are too fragile and when they break they cannot be fixed quickly. I will never waste money on a laptop again. I would choose the Ipad only for this reason,

What are misconceptions about Microsoft Windows?

I think the most common misconception is that it's good. Modern Windows versions aren't bad neither, they are mediocre.They used to be really bad when they were still clinging on to the 9x/Me family of Windows versions, which were basically DOS.Nowadays privacy seems to become a bigger issue than the stability and security design flaws of the past.

Why do some people prefer Linux over Windows?

I started using Linux in 2012 out of necessity as there was scientific software that I couldn't run on Windows. At that time, not knowing much about Linux, I took my desktop which lived at work and installed Fedora 17. Prior to

Why do Microsoft Windows so often fail?

What failures?Microsoft is incredibly profitable and successful, they only 'fail' in the minds of Internet commentators.Windows 8.1 was a perfectly good OS, but a lot of companies didn't feel the need to move to it because Windows 7 was working just fine for them, and they didn't fancy the retraining costs.

Which OS is better, Windows, macOS, or Linux?

It depends on you.Try both first and then know what you want.NOTE: Linux is basically a kernel, so I am assuming you are asking about Linux distribution OS.I chose Windows 10 especially for gaming, or for MS Office work, when I need to write codes, play with Virtual Machines, play with new, beta software, when I require more

Which OS do KIIT provided laptops have, windows or linux?

Speaking for the batch of 2015–16, we were provided UBUNTU 14.04 single boot. Almost everyone was discontent. The biggest drawback is that you can't play games on your laptop as almost none of the games are compatible with LINUX OS. But if you want a laptop with an OS strictly for educational purposes, it should be fine.

What's the idea behind Microsoft Windows, and what does it say about the company?

You can find the answer in this quote below.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 compter (PC)

What would happen to Apple if Google bought Microsoft and how would Google change Windows and other Microsoft products?

If Google acquires Microsoft would literally kill the competition and search,desktop and mobile world will be controlled by this monopoly.All the prices of their will shoot up!Check how debeers controls the diamond prices to the monopoly!So for obvious reasons it's bad.

Why is Microsoft Windows called Windows not 'A Window?'

After developing MS-DOS Microsoft built their next OS codenamed "Interface Manager". But Rowland Hanson, the head of marketing at Microsoft, convinced the company that the name "Windows" would be more appealing to customers. Also the name Windows (not just window or anything else) prevailed in the future

Why do Google and Mozilla provide better compatibility for browsers than Microsoft and Apple?

Your question makes no sense at all. Can you ask a specific question with examples? Google doesn't "support" it's browser at all. You can't call them and get technical support, bug fixes, or patches. And Windows XP has been out of support, completely, for quite

Why is Linux not as affected by viruses/malware as is Windows?

Linux has its share of malware, especially worms, however due to the user permissions in Linux, a normal desktop user will usually not install a virus and have the complete system compromised. Some practices in Linux are outright dangerous so that malware may get its way into the system or

What is the name of next microsoft operating system?

Windows 10 is the last "Windows" OS. All new features will be released as updates to Windows 10. So technically there is not going to be any next Microsoft OS.The next set of feature release is named "Redstone"There was another OS that was being developed using managed code. Not sure about the status though

What is Microsoft Windows?

Windows is an Operating System (OS) and has alot of functions.First of all, it starts your computer and is all you see on your screen. It allows you to interact with your computer and all the other programs you use.Without an OS in your computer it wouldn't start

What is it like to use Microsoft Windows at Apple?

Most electrical test equipment uses windows, as do most hardware evaluation modules from silicon vendors. When I worked at apple in Mac hardware I had pcs in my office running windows, computers are just a tool and you use the most available tool for the job. If you are working in hardware then you'll likely be

When will Microsoft buy Xamarin and make it free?

I never heard about the news anymore. I don't know whether they will.I wish Microsoft did. Since I was at Microsoft, the news about Xamarin acquisition was already loud. Even when I am no longer at Microsoft, I sometimes still use Xamarin.

Should I upgrade to Windows 10?

It is a major improvement from the touch-optimized Windows 8. Here are some of the major features of the new OS:1. The original, desktop-style Start Menu is back in Windows 10. The Start Menu is a useful tool of Windows, allowing users to easily access commonly used apps and features. In

Which is better, Windows+Linux or OSX?

Kushal B Kusram answered the question perfectly. Those are the exact points I was gonna say. Good day!

Why do most of the developers in Silicon Valley prefer macOS over Linux or Windows?

Apple hardware has kind of been the best of all worlds. You can run OS X, you can run Windows and you can run Linux. Since Apple won't allow OS X to run on any non-Mac PCs (it's a legal rather than a technical barrier),

Which OS is better in Windows OS series, OS 8.1 or OS 10?

Windows 8.1 was a mess. I used it for a week as I love to try anything new. Actually, It was made keeping in mind the touch screen. You have to hover to corners to get the sub menus and while opening apps, it

Does Apple pay Microsoft for patents relating to Windows?

Not sure if Apple is paying any money to Microsoft but it is certain that Microsoft is earning big bucks from its royalty payments.To read a detailed story of Microsoft's licensing deals, check the Page on sagaciousresearch.com

Does 'Windows Hello' send data to Microsoft?

I don't really know about this specific application, in that I don't use Windows 10.Something I read online suggests Windows Hello shouldn't do it.However, I don't personally trust Windows 10 overall, which I consider a huge privacy threat, even though surely not the only one out there.

Why is the profile picture quality of the Skype App for Windows 8 so horribly bad?

There are several causes to that, first of all originally Skype stored profile picture (or avatar) locally and populated it across p2p network. Avatar size was 95x95 pixels. Windows 8 Skype has been upscaling avatars to fairly large size, do not remember

Could Microsoft buy Canonical?

Why on earth should they?If they buy Canonical to eliminate Ubuntu from the market, there are dozens other Linux distributions that could get its place in a short while.If they buy Canonical to show everybody how committed they are to OpenSource, then it is

What is Microsoft Sway?

Sway is a presentation program developed by Microsoft to help users create polished presentations, interactive reports & newsletters that convey concepts quickly, easily, and clearly.In order to make an effective presentation you have to juggle through various applications simultaneously, to find the right content like images, videos, tweets and others. It automates

Which OS is better, Windows or DOS?

In DOS os you cannot do anything. The actual os in todys world would be considered windows 10. DOS is a command line os.When you buy a laptop or a pc you would get a DOS one for 4–5 thousand less than when you buy it with windows installed because manufacturers take the cost of installing windows

Why is there no Raspberry Pi like desktop Windows PC?

There actually is a similar Windows PC. I recommend looking into Intel's NUC which comes both in barebones boxes and as just circuit boards with Intel processors on them. You'll need to provide your own storage and memory but once you do it can run Windows. It does