Microsoft Cuts Vista Prices, XP Still Better

» 2/29/08 3:45am 2/29/08 3:45am

Looks like Microsoft is trying another push to get Vista Ultimate running as your OS of choice. The top-end operating system will receive a price cut from $399 to $319, whilst the upgrade version will now retail at $219, a savings of $40 on the original price. Vista Home Premium will also be dropped in price, from… » 2/29/08 3:45am 2/29/08 3:45am

CNet Checks Out Windows Vista: Stable, but No OS X Killer

The folks at CNET have given Windows Vista Ultimate a thorough testing. Their verdict? Buy it if it's already installed on a new PC, but skip it if you're merely upgrading. Though they found MS' new OS very stable, they felt there weren't enough new features in it to merit an upgrade. Also, chances are if you do… » 1/24/07 7:18pm 1/24/07 7:18pm