Tech roundup of the week – Feb. 12, 2012

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This week on Pureinfotech: The software giant, Microsoft, made many new changes and set the date to unveil Windows 8 ‘Consumer Preview’. Google released Chrome 17 with many new improvements. Like every week we have another great wallpaper collection. And Pureinfotech is giving away FREE software!

Microsoft Windows 8 ‘Consumer Preview’ has an official unveiling event date. The company has made some major changes to the operating system such as removal of the Start button, new Ribbon modification, power management improvements, and also the software giant already put together a list with all the applications that Windows 8 beta (Consumer Preview) is going to come preinstalled with.

Below are the links to all you need to know this week on the next version of Windows:

Google released Chrome version 17, which is more secure and speedy, check the article to learn more about the change and to grab the download link — Chrome 17 stable released, now with better security and faster browsing.

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Here is more of what you might have missed:

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About the author

Mauro Huculak is a Windows expert and the Editor-in-Chief who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He's also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 12 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows, software, and related technologies, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ & Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, and LinkedIn.