Tag: Windows OS

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

Windows 7 end of life: Security risks and what you should do next

January 14, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Windows 7 has reached end of life and now isn’t supported by Microsoft. It means businesses and consumers with PCs running on Windows 7 – which was introduced in 2009 – will no longer receive technical assistance, software patches and […]

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 […]