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Category: Windows


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft pitches free help for Windows 7-to-Windows 10 upgraders

August 13, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft on Monday touted the assistance it will give organizations transitioning from the soon-to-be-expired Windows 7 to its successor, Windows 10. Dubbed “FastTrack Center Benefit,” aka just FastTrack, the assistance comes free of charge with the purchase of at least […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10, Office Online users get new warning over data privacy

July 30, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A new report for the Netherlands Ministry of Justice and Security warns the country’s agencies that using Microsoft Office Online, Office mobile apps, and Windows 10 Enterprise carries privacy risks. The report comes from EU-based Privacy Company, which carried out […]


Operating System, Windows

Here are the real reasons Windows Phone failed, reveals ex-Nokia engineer

July 29, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A Reddit user who claims to have been a Nokia engineer at the time Microsoft acquired the Finnish company’s struggling mobile business has outlined four main factors behind the failure of Windows Phone. There are a ton of reasons why […]


Operating System, Windows

What Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update upheaval means

July 24, 2019

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft’s latest update upheaval will have long-term impact on Windows 10, affecting enterprise and small business upgrade scheduling and pushing consumers to continue working as free testers for the company. The biggest news from Microsoft’s July 1 announcement about the-until-then-ignored […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft pares Windows 10 feature upgrades to 1 a year

July 9, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has again given its Windows 10 update model a furious shake, voiding one of the foundational concepts of the “Windows as a service” (WaaS) strategy. In a multi-part announcement spread across three blog posts, Microsoft on July 1 said […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10’s next big update won’t feel big at all

July 2, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has released the first few details of the upcoming 19H2 update for Windows 10, the operating system’s second major feature update of the year. First, the bad news. It sounds like this is going to be a minor update, […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates

June 19, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft also took the time to remind […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 Mobile gets probably its last update

May 15, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Are there any Windows 10 Mobile, or any Windows Mobile, users out there? In October of 2017 Microsoft announced that it would stop working on new Windows 10 Mobile features and devices moving forward, committing though to releasing bugfixes. A […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn’t want to retire

May 3, 2019

Via: Computerworld

Windows 7 will remain a widely-used OS for at least the next half-decade if its predecessor Windows XP serves as even a crude yardstick. Five years ago last month, Microsoft moved Windows XP onto its do-not-support list. The company retired […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is still not on 30% of PCs – and will soon be irrelevant

April 30, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has slowed down once again in terms of the pace of its rollout. This is according to the latest figures for April from AdDuplex, which show that the October 2018 Update is now running […]