- January 23, 2017
Last week MS Germany reminded customers that Windows 7 support ends 1/14/2020, and gave them security and cost reasons to upgrade from that aging OS.
- January 23, 2017
The Windows 10 Creators Update will provide new settings for users and IT admins to control more of the data the operating system collects and sends back to Microsoft.
- January 20, 2017
MS announces that CSM Subscribers Get Free Upgrades from Windows 7 or 8.1 to 10 for other devices outside current subscription agreements.
- January 10, 2017
Shortfalls of the new MacBook Pro are evident, as Apple pays more attention to other areas of its business. The lack of touchscreen is a drawback for users who want 2-in-1s.
- January 06, 2017
Contrary to numerous reports, CMD.exe not going away in Windows 10. True, recent Insider Preview builds replace it with Powershell in many menus.
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- December 29, 2016
Recently leaked Insider Preview Windows 10 build 14997 introduces lots of changes, among them a green screen of death. BSOD meet GSOD!
- December 23, 2016
IT pros work to defend against breaches and hacks, but it's their own users that continue to be a threat. This issue could drive workspace adoption in 2017.
- December 08, 2016
Microsoft's declaration in November that the latest version of Windows 10 is enterprise-ready created confusion in some businesses that had already been using it for months. After Microsoft ...
- December 07, 2016
Windows 10 Insider program principals recently announced a release hiatus to handle changes as UUP starts getting real, and defines future update formats.
- December 02, 2016
Data on Windows 10 Desktop Share November 2016 shows Windows 10 is muscling in on Windows 7. Reports differ widely on ongoing use of XP, though.
- November 28, 2016
Here's a bombshell from MS: Windows 10, Build 14971 drops Cmd.exe for PowerShell. What's up? Fortunately, batch files work in PowerShell so it's not so bad.
- November 22, 2016
Advertisements are pretty unavoidable on your favorite websites and social media. Now users have to deal with them on Windows 10, too. On its lock screen, Windows 10 displays ads for apps, games ...
- November 07, 2016
Now that the free upgrade has ended, Win10 Marketshare Flat in Q316 sums up the current situation.
- November 04, 2016
The Windows 10 Unified Update Platform (UUP) is rolling out in Build 14959; it promises to download and install changes only on Win10 installs.
- November 02, 2016
In the wake of the latest Win10 AU cumulate update, Woody Leonard blesses KB3197954 and gives the upgrade his seal of approval.