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Operating System, Windows

Windows 11 and Android: Rethinking the PC-phone connection

January 27, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft just posted an update on Windows 11 that includes several interesting new features. Since we are still early in the Windows 11 life cycle, Microsoft remains focused on adding capabilities rather than pushing them off until Windows 12. (This […]


Operating System, Windows

Leak reveals Microsoft’s canceled Windows OS for dual-screen devices

January 21, 2022

Via: The Verge

Microsoft was working on a secret “pocketable” Surface device powered by a custom Windows OS before the company turned to Android for its Surface Duo. Codenamed Andromeda, the device appeared in leaked emails, patents, reports, and throughout various references to […]


Operating System, Windows

The 6 Windows 11 features you have to try

December 30, 2021

Via: CNET

The new year is almost here, and if you’re looking for different ways to boost your productivity and streamline how you use your computer in 2022, you’ll want to try these features in Windows 11. Microsoft’s new operating system arrived […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 11 cheat sheet

December 14, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

Released in October 2021, Windows 11 is the first numbered update to Microsoft’s operating system in more than six years. You would expect there would be dramatic changes between Windows 11 and Windows 10. But there weren’t. To a great […]


Operating System, Windows

Using DISM to install Windows updates

December 10, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

Windows’ built-in Deployment Image Servicing and Management (DISM) command, a.k.a. dism.exe, is something of a Swiss Army knife when it comes to working on Windows OS images. Among its many capabilities — such as adding optional Windows features and packages, […]


Operating System, Windows

A look at Microsoft’s patches and fixes in 2021 — the year of change

December 7, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

As we near the end of another year, I like to look back at the past 12 months in patching from MIcrosoft. What changed (a lot), what didn’t (patch-related problems). We began 2021 thinking Windows 10 would continue to be […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft backtracks on Windows 11’s controversial default browser changes

December 3, 2021

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is backtracking on changes it made to Windows 11 that made it more difficult to switch default browsers. A new test build of Windows 11 now allows users of Chrome, Firefox, and other browsers to set a default browser […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 11 adoption nears 9%, but businesses are waiting

December 2, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

How fast is Windows 11 being adopted by users? The answer appears to be “hardly at all” to “slowly,” depending on which set of data you look at. New data from computer monitoring software provider AdDuplex indicates that Windows 11 […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 21H2, the bashful one, arrives

November 17, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

If I didn’t know better, I’d say Windows 10 21H2 is bashful. Since being announced in July it’s been overshadowed by its upstart replacement, Windows 11 21H2. Finally, however, Windows 10 21H2 is out. That doesn’t mean I recommend users […]


Operating System, Windows

Upgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 11: Step-by-step

November 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

I’m getting ready to incorporate CNCs into my digital fabrication workflow. Both of the CNCs I’ll be working with require Windows machines and rather than repurpose one of my older machines — none of which were Windows 11 compliant — […]