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Surface Book And Other Windows 10 S Devices Will Not Run Linux Apps

Microsoft has some bad news for fans of Linux. The company clarified that Windows 10 S, which powers the Surface Book, will not run Linux distributions.

Computers May 20, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: Microsoft Paints A Picture Of Windows Everywhere You Go

Microsoft just showcased the next major Windows update: the Fall Creators Update, due in September. Here are the most crucial updates and improvements included, including a brand-new design system, Graph, and more.

Apps/Software May 12, 2017

Microsoft Throws An Uppercut With New VR Controller That Can Knock Out Competitors In Virtual Reality Arena

Microsoft just unveiled the Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers, which will complement its forthcoming line of VR headsets, to be released in collaboration with several partners. With the controllers and headsets, Microsoft is betting big in commercializing mixed reality.

Wearable Tech May 12, 2017

Microsoft Scrambles To Fix 'Crazy Bad' Zero-Day Vulnerability In Windows: What Makes The Bug So Dangerous?

Microsoft has rolled out an emergency patch to fix a severe zero-day bug in Windows that exposes users to massive risk. Why is the bug considered to be the worst remote code execution vulnerability for Windows in recent memory?

Microsoft May 11, 2017

Microsoft HomeHub Internal Concepts Reveal How Windows 10 Aims To Rival Amazon Echo And Google Home

Microsoft has reportedly been working on a new HomeHub feature for Windows 10 and leaked internal concepts now reveal what it will have to offer. HomeHub will be Microsoft's answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home, but on full Windows 10 PCs.

Apps/Software May 10, 2017

Microsoft Wants You To Use Edge, Adds PDF And Defender Features Via Latest Windows 10 Redstone 3 Build

Microsoft has now released the latest Windows 10 preview, carrying the build number 16188. The newest update brings along improvements to Edge’s baked-in PDF reader and enables Windows Defender Application Guard.

Microsoft May 4, 2017

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S: Will 'S' Stand For Success, Or Will It Sink Like The Windows RT?

Microsoft has unveiled Windows 10 S, a version of the operating system that is designed for the classroom. Will Windows 10 S lead to Chromebook killers, or will it be the second coming of the failed Windows RT?

Microsoft May 3, 2017

Microsoft Edge Updates Will Be Available From Windows Store Once Redstone 3 Goes Live

Microsoft’s Edge will now be separate from the biannual Windows 10 updates. The Windows web browser will soon get more frequent updates from the Windows Store.

Microsoft May 3, 2017

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview Build 16184 Released: My People Feature, Improvements, And More

Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 10 Preview Build 16184 for the PC. Aside from the fixes, it comes with the My People feature to let you stay in touch with friends and family more easily.

Apps/Software April 29, 2017

Microsoft Urges Users To Hold Off On Manually Installing Windows 10 Creators Update

Windows 10 Creators Update is already up for download for newer devices. However, Microsoft advises everyone to postpone manual installation of the update until it is automatically offered to all.

Microsoft April 27, 2017

Microsoft, Qualcomm To Launch Snapdragon 835-Powered Windows 10 Laptops In Q4: Shades Of Failed Windows RT?

The second attempt of Microsoft to bring Windows into ARM-based hardware will be seen in the fourth quarter. The upcoming Windows 10 devices will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835.

Computers April 22, 2017

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 10 Mail And Calendar Features For Gmail Users

Microsoft has announced its plan to roll out the new Mail & Calendar apps for Gmail users. Check out the latest features and why one should think twice before getting it.

Microsoft April 22, 2017

Microsoft To Release Feature Updates To Windows 10 And Office Twice A Year

Microsoft shared that it would roll out two yearly feature updates for Windows 10 and its subscription-based Office 365 ProPlus platforms. The company stated that the next update would be released in September 2017.

Microsoft April 21, 2017

Microsoft Working On System-Wide Windows Tabs Called ‘Tabbed Shell’: Report

Microsoft is reportedly working on implementing a grouped tabs feature called ‘Tabbed Shell.’ The new feature when implemented will work not just in browsers but across all app windows.

Microsoft April 18, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update Will Reach 13 Windows Smartphones

Microsoft revealed that it would release the Creators Update for only 13 Windows-powered handsets. This decision would disappoint many users who hoped that the update would be rolled out for all Windows-powered phones.

Microsoft April 15, 2017

It’s Happening: Old Versions Of Windows Stop Supporting Latest Processors

Microsoft announced last year that next-gen processors such as Intel Skylake will not be supported in Windows 7 and 8.1 versions. Now the promise is taking effect based on some user reports.

Microsoft April 14, 2017

Windows Vista Is Now Dead: Here's How To Upgrade To Windows 10

Starting April 11, Microsoft will stop supporting the 10-year-old Windows Vista. It means it is time to upgrade and we will show you how.

Microsoft April 12, 2017

Windows Vista Now Officially Dead As Microsoft Focuses On Mainstream Rollout Of Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft has officially ended any form of support for Vista, cutting off security updates, fixes, technical support, and basically everything. The move signals Microsoft’s intent on focusing its resources to more recent versions of Windows.

Apps/Software April 12, 2017

You Can Now Set Up A Windows 10 PC Using Voice Commands And Cortana: Here’s How

Cortana is now involved in setting up Windows 10 PCs, with the digital assistant guiding users through the needed steps to get their machine up and running. Here’s how to set up your PC with the help of Cortana.

Apps/Software April 9, 2017

You Can Now Manually Install The Windows 10 Creators Update: Here’s How

As promised, Microsoft is allowing anyone to download the Windows 10 Creators Update earlier than its official rollout. Here’s how to manually download and install it now.

Apps/Software April 5, 2017

Netflix Offline Viewing Now Available On Windows 10: Download Your Shows On PC

Netflix offline viewing landed earlier this year for iOS and Android, and now it's expanding its reach. Users can now download their favorite Netflix movies and TV shows on Windows 10 PCs as well.

Internet April 4, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update Release Date Confirmed For April 11: Top Features To Expect

Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 10 Creators Update will officially start rolling out to consumers worldwide on April 11. The update will bring a slew of new features and improvements, so here's what to expect.

Microsoft March 30, 2017

Xbox One, Windows 10 Getting Game Chat Transcription Feature

Microsoft has launched a new feature for gamers on Xbox One and Windows 10. The new feature allows players to convert text into speech and speech into text to have a better gaming experience.

Video Games March 16, 2017

Microsoft Tests Playable Ads: Lets You Try Out An App For 3 Minutes, No Downloading Required

Microsoft has launched a preview version of Playable Ads, its own version of Android’s Instant Apps which lets users try out three-minute previews of Windows Store apps. Microsoft believes that Playable Ads have a number of advantages over traditional ads.

Apps/Software March 13, 2017

Microsoft Windows 10 Creators Update To Go Live On April 11

Latest rumors suggest that Microsoft Windows 10 Creators update may go live on April 11. The update is expected to bring support for users to create 3D shapes in paint, as well as an enhanced Edge browser.

Microsoft March 10, 2017

Microsoft OneDrive Ads Are Showing Up On Windows 10’s File Explorer And Users Aren’t Happy

Users are growing upset about reported sightings of Microsoft’s self-promotion for its cloud service OneDrive on Windows 10’s File Explorer. The new ad follows a similar string of placements in the past.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Microsoft Claims Future Windows 10 Updates Will Need Up To 65 Percent Less Space

Microsoft revealed that future updates to the Windows 10 operating system will need up to 65 percent less space. However, this benefit will only be experienced by participants of the Windows Insider program.

Microsoft March 6, 2017

Windows Phones Set To Vanish By 2021, Forecasts IDC

Windows Phone could soon be wiped out of the market, predicts IDC. The market share is going to fall to 0.0 percent by 2021 per the estimations by IDC.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 6, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update Finally Gives Users More Control Over Privacy Settings

Microsoft is trying to make up for previous customer discontent. Windows 10 users will have more control over privacy features in the Creators Update.

Microsoft March 3, 2017

Microsoft Creators Update Brings New 'Snooze' Feature, Kills Forced Reboots Due To Windows Updates

Microsoft’s Creators Update will bring with an array of new features, including the ability to reschedule security updates if necessary. Users will be able to kill forced reboots that occurred due to Windows updates.

Microsoft March 3, 2017

Chromebooks, Watch Out! $199 Lenovo Miix 320 2-in-1 Debuts At MWC 2017

Lenovo has unveiled a new Miix 320 2-in-1 at the MWC 2017 and it might well give Chromebooks a run for their money. The Lenovo 320 brings the full Windows 10 experience on a budget, starting at just $199.99.

Computers February 27, 2017

100 Percent IE And Microsoft Edge Vulnerabilities Can Be Mitigated By Removing Admin Rights, Says Study

All security vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge can be prevented if the admin rights are removed per a new report. Removing admin rights results in 94 percent lesser vulnerability in Windows 10 as well.

Security February 27, 2017

Unable To Install Windows 10 Build 15042? Here's How Even If Your PC Is Unresponsive

Microsoft pushed out the Windows 10 preview build 15042 on Feb. 25. However, many users reported that the update could not be installed, prompting the company to share a workaround.

Apps/Software February 26, 2017

Dead Rising 4 Coming To Steam, Capcom Announces

The popular zombie game 'Dead Rising 4' is coming to PC players via the Steam store. The game will be available on March 14.

Video Games February 24, 2017

EU Watchdogs Still Concerned For Windows 10 User Privacy After Changes By Microsoft In Creators Update

Despite the changes that Microsoft will implement in the upcoming Creators Update, authorities in the European Union are still concerned for the data privacy of Windows 10 users. Apparently, the additional measures are not enough.

Microsoft February 21, 2017

Sony Removes PlayStation Now Support For Vita, PS3, And More Devices To Focus On PC, PS4

If you’re subscribed to PlayStation Now and you don’t have either a PS4 or a PC, Sony has bad news for you. The game streaming service is ending for other devices by August 15 and on some platforms even earlier.

Video Games February 16, 2017

Alcatel Idol 4S: Windows 10 Mobile Variant Now Reduced To $288 On T-Mobile

The Windows variant of the Alcatel Idol 4S is now available for purchase at a lower price of $288. The smartphone can be bought from U.S. carrier T-Mobile's online store.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 13, 2017

Windows 10 Cloud Is 'Ransomware,' Says Epic CEO Tim Sweeney

Epic's CEO Tim Sweeney is ruffling feathers on Twitter and has targeted Microsoft yet again. This time, he has slammed Microsoft's impending Windows 10 Cloud and called it 'ransomware.'

Microsoft February 9, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update To Come With Picture-In-Picture Mode

Microsoft has just released Windows 10 Build 15031, which introduces a picture-in-picture mode called Compact Overlay. The new feature is part of the Creators Update out in April.

Apps/Software February 9, 2017

Windows 10 Cloud: Early Build Of Microsoft’s Answer To Chrome OS Leaks

Screenshots of Windows Cloud, apparently Microsoft’s own version of a Chrome OS-like platform, have been leaked. There’s no word, however, on when the company plans to release the lightweight OS.

Apps/Software February 4, 2017

Fallout Shelter Comes To Xbox One, Windows 10: How Is It Different From The Mobile Version?

Mobile game 'Fallout Shelter' has retained its popularity among iOS and Android users since it was released in 2015. The Vault management simulator is now coming to the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Video Games February 4, 2017

Here's How Microsoft Plans To Demolish Mac, Rivals

In an event, Microsoft outlined a strategy that will give next-generation Windows computers edge over the competition. This involves three criteria that aims to foster hardware innovation and differentiated user experience.

Microsoft February 3, 2017

5 Ways Microsoft Is Enhancing Windows 10 Creators Update: Cortana, 3D, VR And More

Microsoft is bulking up the Windows 10 with powerful and amazing applications in order to get ahead of the competition. Find out the biggest improvements for the new OS

Apps/Software January 29, 2017

Windows 10 Game Mode Is Now Live On Insider Build

The Windows 10 Game Mode has gone live in the latest Insider Build. Microsoft promises an enhanced gaming experience for its users who can now test out the Game Mode.

Apps/Software January 28, 2017

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Build 15019, But It Comes With Bugs Aplenty

Microsoft has just released the newest Windows 10 build, carrying the number 15019, via Fast Ring of the Windows Insider Program. The build, however, contains a number of issues, especially ones that might heavily affect games.

Apps/Software January 28, 2017

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