Desktop operating systems

  • May 29, 2019 29 May'19

    New Dell Precision, Inspiron, XPS products coming soon

    Dell announced the upcoming launch of new Dell Precision, Inspiron and XPS products. These include the Precision 5000, Precision 7540, Precision 7740, XPS 13, XPS 15 and new Inspiron PCs.

  • May 29, 2019 29 May'19

    Intel 10th Gen CPUs are here, AMD follows with 3rd Gen Ryzen

    Intel's 10th Gen CPUs, codenamed Ice Lake, are available now, and the 7nm AMD 3rd Gen Ryzen lineup will be available on July 7. Both releases will increase competition among chip vendors.

  • May 22, 2019 22 May'19

    Apple's 8-core MacBook Pro is Apple's fastest laptop yet

    Apple introduced its newly updated 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, including Apple's first 8-core laptop, that are up to twice as fast as previous models, according to the vendor.

  • May 15, 2019 15 May'19

    Lenovo to launch ThinkBook brand, next-gen ThinkPad X1

    Lenovo announced the launch of its ThinkPad subbrand called ThinkBook. It will be focused on small and medium-sized businesses and will launch with two laptops.

  • May 13, 2019 13 May'19

    Lenovo powers new ThinkPad series with AMD Ryzen Pro processors

    Lenovo brings AMD CPUs to its ThinkPad portfolio. AMD Ryzen Pro processors will appear in the T495, T495s and X395 ThinkPads, available in May and June.

  • April 11, 2019 11 Apr'19

    New HP business workstations have more memory, processing cores

    The new HP business workstations, models Z6 and Z8, have more memory and processing cores to improve data access, graphics and power supply. They also provide remote workstation access.

  • March 29, 2019 29 Mar'19

    Windows 10 security breach highlights third-party vulnerabilities

    The recent Windows 10 PC security breach brought on by third-party software from a Chinese tech company raises concern about the security strength of third-party providers.

  • June 01, 2018 01 Jun'18

    AdDuplex-based Win10 Uptake Projections Mostly Bogus

    When I first saw the news, I was stunned. But on further analysis, AdDuplex-based Win10 uptake projections mostly bogus, reflecting an incomplete and off-kilter subset of the user base.

  • April 25, 2018 25 Apr'18

    Skippy Shows Off Lean Win10 Edition

    The Windows Insider Skip Ahead Preview, aka Skippy Shows Off Lean Win10 Edition as a new SKU pops up in Build 17650.

  • April 23, 2018 23 Apr'18

    Build 1803 Equals April Update

    Based on the content of the Edge Welcome screen in Build 17134, it seems pretty safe to proclaim that Build 1803 Equals April Update.

  • April 17, 2018 17 Apr'18

    Windows Server 2019 RDSH is a go

    After some confusing messaging about whether Remote Desktop Session Host would be in Windows Server 2019, Microsoft said the role will in fact be coming to the preview and official release.

  • April 02, 2018 02 Apr'18

    Myerson's Farewell Reveals Interesting Win10 Stats

    Myerson's farewell reveals interesting Win10 stats -- specifically that the total number of Win10 users is closing in on 700M with 15M members in the Windows Insider program.

  • March 12, 2018 12 Mar'18

    1803 Equals Spring Creators Update

    If you know how to interrogate the right Insider Preview release, it confirms that 1803 equals Spring Creators Update. Here's how to check for yourself.

  • February 07, 2018 07 Feb'18

    Windows 10 Gets S Modes

    In a surprising twist, Microsoft does away with standalone Windows 10 S. Instead, Windows 10 gets S Modes for most consumer (and Education) versions.

  • February 02, 2018 02 Feb'18

    Windows 10 Count Finally Exceeds Windows 7

    According to several sources now, the Windows 10 count finally exceeds Windows 7 from both USA and global perspectives.