Windows 10

Windows 10 news, trends, analysis, practical advice and video

windoze

Unix tip: Using bash on Windows

The relatively new bash on Ubuntu on Windows brings some new possibilities to Windows users

full screen tile folder closed

Get ready for the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft is about to release the Windows 10 Creators Update, a major update to its operating system. We preview what you can expect.

How to hold on to Windows 7 for the long haul

Microsoft fixes record number of flaws, some publicly known

Microsoft's batch of security patches for March is one of the largest ever and includes fixes for several vulnerabilities that are publicly known and actively exploited.

Microsoft Windows patch tuesday bug

Largest ever Patch Tuesday from Microsoft

After last month’s rather brief Patch Tuesday from Microsoft, we see one of the largest ever releases of updates for Windows and Microsoft Office -- and of course another critical update for Adobe Flash Player.

microsoft stock campus building

Microsoft stays security bulletins' termination

Microsoft today postponed the retirement of the security bulletins it uses to describe in detail each month's slate of vulnerabilities and patches.

windows 10 creators update

Signs point to finalizing of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Final version number appeared and internal sign off has reportedly begun.

Raspberry Pi 3

Microsoft's .NET Core slowly marches onto Raspberry Pi 3

Microsoft's .NET Core is now making its way to Raspberry Pi developer boards, and an official .NET 2.0 Core is coming from the software company later this year.

big basin edited

Facebook, Microsoft target faster services with new A.I. server designs

Facebook on Wednesday rolled out some staggering statistics related to its social networks. Each day, users watch 100 million hours of video, 400 million people use Messenger and more than 95 million photos and videos are posted on...

msft proj olympus with qualcomm centriq 2400 motherboard

Microsoft and ARM look to topple Intel in servers

Intel's TV marketing campaign says the company is driving 98 percent of the cloud. That statistic will come under attack with some chip and OS announcements on Wednesday.

chrome intro

How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

Google provides a free and powerful tool, Chrome Remote Desktop, that lets you connect to and control your Windows 10 computer over the internet. It also works with Windows 7 and Windows 8.

windows 10 UUP

Microsoft's update shrinking reduces Windows 10 Insider betas by 65%

Rather than deliver every file necessary to assemble the upgrade prior to installation, Unified Update Platform sends only what has changed since the last update or upgrade.

windows 10 UUP

Understanding Windows 10's Unified Update Platform

Since UUP was introduced in December, it's gotten faster, more robust and much more stable. By the time the Windows 10 Creators Update comes around, it should indeed be ready for prime time.

xslate r12 manufacturing aircraft

Shake, rattle and roll: We test 3 rugged tablets (with video)

We dropped, sprayed and shook three ruggedized Windows 10 tablets from Getac, Panasonic and Xplore. Here's how they fared.

windows 10 wallpaper logo

Microsoft relaxes some Windows 10 update and upgrade rules

Microsoft will offer customers more options for installing -- and delaying -- monthly security updates and feature upgrades in the Creators Update edition.

acer windows mixed reality development edition headset

Microsoft's budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

Microsoft announced that the Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset will start rolling out to a handpicked batch of software makers starting the end of March, with more coming later.

windows 7 default desktop

Windows 7 share decline stalls, hinting at tough transition to 10

Windows 7's decline in user share, driven for a year by desertions to Windows 10, has stalled for the last eight months.

winner medal contest victory

Review: Visual Studio 2017 is the best ever

Visual Studio 2017 is not only smaller and faster, but armed for many more use cases than previous versions.

Microsoft word Researcher

What this new A.I. feature in Microsoft Word teaches us about ourselves

Microsoft Word is now much more powerful.

windows store iap sizzle

Microsoft adds Store app-only restriction as option in Windows 10

Microsoft has added a setting to Windows 10 that lets users restrict new software installation to apps hosted in the Windows Store.

Chromebook with Mediatek ARM chip at Computex 2015

MediaTek will sit out the ARM race for Windows 10 PCs

Despite a turbulent past, Windows PCs with ARM are making a grand return later this year with only Qualcomm chips.

Load More