Tag "Windows 10"

Windows 10 gains 25pc market share, still way behind Windows 7

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Nearly 47 percent of computers across the world still work on Microsoft’s old operating system Windows 7 despite the fact that the latest and greatest operating system Windows 10 released nearly 18 months back and was available as free upgrade

Microsoft launches Windows 10 Preview build 15014 with eBooks and more

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Microsoft is trying to put together a different experience for the Windows users, especially for readers with its latest update. The latest Windows 10 Preview build (15014) for PCs and mobile devices, released yesterday, includes features like e-books which will

Microsoft launches new privacy controls to ease privacy concerns

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With Windows 10 launch, the Redmond-based company received a flood of criticism for one of the most serious internet issues- privacy. While Windows 10 users were working on PC, the operating system was collecting user information. Though some data collection

Chrome usurps Internet explorer as the most popular browser

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It’s been more than two decades that the Internet explorer has enjoyed undisputed rule as the most popular web browser. But looks like, the reign is already over. In 2015, the Internet explorer had a 46 percent of the market

Microsoft to bring Windows 10 for PC to mobile ARM processors in 2017

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Microsoft made an announcement in Shenzhen which has already created a rage among Cellular PC lovers. Microsoft has decided to push the full desktop version of Windows 10 to mobile ARM processors in 2017. In partnership with Qualcomm, Windows 10

Microsoft releases third Windows 10 preview build with EPUB support in Edge, Paint 3D and PowerShell Default

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Microsoft which is releasing a new build of Windows 10 every week has released its third build of Windows 10 for PCs. The “Windows 10 Creators Update” is touted to be one of the major updates after the Windows 10

Microsoft finally fixes Windows security hole disclosed by Google

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In its latest security update for Windows, Microsoft has issued a fix for the Windows security flaw that was disclosed by Google a week back after learning that it was already being used for real-world attacks. The update addresses susceptibilities

Facebook’s Messenger app for Windows 10 adds voice and video calling

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Without making much hullabaloo, Facebook has rolled out the Windows 10 version of its Messenger app with voice and video calling, according to VentureBeat. The new update means that one doesn’t need to go to the browser to call up

WhatsApp to launch Cloud backup feature for Windows users

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The Cloud backup feature for WhatsApp users which was available only for iOS and Android users will be now also be available for Windows 10 users. The update, which is currently in its last phase of beta testing, enables OneDrive

Windows 10 Anniversary Update rollout to finish by November

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Though the much-awaited and much-hyped windows 10-anniversary update arrived on August 2, many users are yet to receive the update on their system. And going with the latest information, the update may not be done rolling out until early November.

How to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update manually

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The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has started rolling out to Windows 10 PCs across the world already. But it will be rolled out in phased manner- starting with the newer machines first. For those who can’t wait for the update

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 anniversary update

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Windows users had been waiting long for this. And yesterday was the big day when Microsoft started the rollout of its Windows 10 Anniversary Update to all existing Windows 10 users around the globe. Since the Anniversary update is being

Don’t miss the last chance to upgrade to Windows 10

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If you are one of those souls who still hasn’t upgraded his/her desktop version to Microsoft’s Windows 10, even though it was free for one full year, then stop regretting and start working. We know, the offer ended on 29th

Microsoft to launch two new Windows 10 variants for educational institutions

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With barely four days left for Microsoft’s much awaited anniversary update on 2nd August, the company has announced the addition of two new Windows 10 variants to its already populated line-up. The new Windows 10 variants — Education and Pro

‘Get Windows 10’ free upgrade expires this Friday

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I wonder if I really need to give this piece of news or reminder to anyone. Microsoft has been doing this job way more perfectly and aggressively than what’s required. Anyways, I have to do my bit. So the not

Microsoft announces ‘Surface as a Service’ for enterprises

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Microsoft has announced a new initiative- “Surface as a Service” which will let businesses to lease Surface devices, alongside subscriptions to Office 365 and Windows 10. The company says that the latest move aimed at expanding Surface’s footprint in the

Microsoft rechristens Windows 10 Enterprise

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Microsoft is renaming Windows 10 Enterprise to Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and has announced certain changes to its Windows 10 offerings for enterprises. Not just this, later this summer the company will be coming out with a new version of

Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming on August 2

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Microsoft has announced that its Windows 10 Anniversary Update will get launched on August 2. This is one of the biggest Windows 10 updates yet and will include new features for both consumers and enterprises. Another big declaration at the

Microsoft reaffirms commitment for windows 10 mobile

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Only after few days of Microsoft reporting its revenue fall from $21.73 billion to $20.53 billion, the executive vice president of Microsoft’s Windows and Devices Group – Terry Myerson- confirms that the company is still committed to the OS platform.

Post-Breach Protection for Windows 10

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Bracing itself for an unexpected cyber threat in the near future Microsoft on Wednesday, announced a new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection designed to help tech industry detect threats to Windows 10 machines after a threat has penetrated the network. This new