Tag Archives: Windows 10

  • The Windows 10 Creators Update Is Now Available To Everyone

    Microsoft announced that the Windows 10 Creators Update is now available to everyone with a compatible system. Reading that sentence in July might seem weird, given that the Creators Update was released in April, and that the Fall Creators Update is set to debut in the coming months. But the announcement matters because Microsoft has […]

  • WINDOWS 10 OFFICE INSIDERS ON THE SLOW RING GET A MINOR MOBILE UPDATE

    Microsoft offers two versions of their Office productivity suite to Windows users. There is the full desktop version, Office 2016, which provides the most complete set of features and functions for the office warrior. If that is overkill, then Microsoft also offers their set of Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 PCs and phones, which […]

  • CHROMEBOOKS VS. WINDOWS 10 LAPTOPS : WHAT SHOULD YOU BUY?

    Chromebooks have grown from a curiosity to a force to be reckoned with. Offering a simple and stripped-down experience, Google’s Chrome OS is extremely easy to use (if you can use a browser, you’re good), and it comes inside several affordable laptops that cost as little as $159.   However, Microsoft isn’t taking this threat […]

  • Never 10 Prevents Windows 7, 8.1 PCs From Upgrading to Windows 10

    Plenty of people, including us, like Windows 10. It’s a substantial upgrade over Windows 8.1, giving users a plethora of improvements and features. We aren’t, however, a big fan of how Microsoft is pushing this upgrade to some people. Ten months since Windows 10’s release, users on Windows 7, and Windows 8.1 continue to report […]

  • Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586.71 Released To Fast Ring Members

    Microsoft released a new version of Windows 10 Mobile to its Fast Ring Insiders today. The company said the new build, version 10586.71, includes a number of bug fixes (outlined below) and an update to the certificate that grants access to the Insider Fast Ring. Microsoft said it has been making “improvements in the performance […]

  • Windows 10 hits another milestone as Microsoft’s OS passes 200m installs

    It was a happy Christmas for Windows 10 as the Microsoft operating system passed the milestone of 200 million users during the festive period. The software appears to be going through a purple patch, gaining 90 million users in just three months to achieve the feat. In fact, Windows 10’s expansion rate makes it Microsoft’s […]

  • Microsoft’s Android app ,‘not going as planned’

    Back at this year’s Build conference, Microsoft said that it will make available tools to port apps from other platforms, including iOS and Android. Now it looks like the Android tool — dubbed Astoria — won’t be available any time soon, if ever. Windows Central is reporting “from multiple sources” that Project Astoria is now […]

  • Windows Phone apps are disappearing from the platform

    Microsoft has struggled to make Windows Phone a viable competitor in the mobile ecosystem for more than five years now. There have been some good devices running Windows Phone, but the lack of apps has been a constant pain point that has limited adoption. On the cusp of Windows 10 coming to smartphones, Microsoft is […]

  • Microsoft antagonizes users with intrusive new Windows 10 upgrade tactics

    Says one approach was ‘a mistake’ even as users struggle to stop the OS from installing Microsoft has gone aggressive — far too aggressive, say some — in its push to get users onto Windows 10, including setting the upgrade to automatically download through Windows Update, and on some PCs, blocking all other updates from […]

  • Windows 10: 7 Default Settings You Should Change Immediately After Install

    Released on July 29, Windows 10 is the newest desktop operating system from Microsoft that is nowrunning on over 110 million devices. It comes with a plethora of useful new features including a revamped Start menu, digital assistant Cortana, and Action Center. Also, in terms of functionality and performance, the new operating system offers substantial […]

  • Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10532 now available to Fast ring users

    A new Windows 10 Preview build has begun rolling out through Windows Update to all Insider Preview members in the Fast ring. The update to Windows 10, build 10532, includes several new features that Preview members can test ahead of their release to the wider public. The main new feature in build 10532 is a […]

  • Is Windows 10 Actually Selling?

    After the anemic response to Windows 8, Microsoft needs Windows 10 to become a massive success. Now that the operating system’s been on the market a few weeks, how’s it actually performing? According to a tweet from Microsoft executive Yusuf Mehdi, Windows 10 currently runs on 75 million devices worldwide. That comes two days after […]