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Building virtual PCs in PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator says it teaches you how to build your own computer. Is it true? PCWorld's PC gurus put it to the test.

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The anatomy of a powerful desktop with an ARM chip

When he was growing up, a dream of Linux pioneer Linus Torvalds was to acquire the Acorn Archimedes, a groundbreaking personal computer with the first ARM RISC chips.

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Mingis on Tech: A dive into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Update. But what comes after that in the years ahead for PCs, and Macs, and mobile devices? Are we headed for a voice-activated future?

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Mingis on Tech: Diving into Windows 10 Creators Update and the future of OSes

Coming soon to a PC near you: Windows 10 Creators Update. But what's much less certain is what comes after that for PCs, and Macs and mobile devices. A voice-activated future, anyone?

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Surface Studio First Look: Features and specs

You know Microsoft's Surface Studio is different as soon as you see the gorgeous display and try the innovative touch experience. Here's what it was like for us.

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Microsoft completes Windows 10 customized for China's government

Microsoft has finished a version of Windows 10 for China's government and state-owned businesses, and is ready to begin selling the software.

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Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds

Now updated for build 15063, released on Mar. 20, 2017: Get the latest info on new builds of Windows 10 Redstone as they roll out from Microsoft.

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Microsoft ready to block updates for Windows 7 on latest PCs

Microsoft may be prepping to enforce a new support policy for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 that blocks updates on newer machines with the latest processors.

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Windows 10 'servicing stack' update cripples some PCs

Some users are reporting that one of this week's Windows 10 updates crippled their PCs.

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Microsoft quietly promotes Creators Update in Patch Tuesday update

Microsoft has begun a low-key promotion for the next Windows 10 feature upgrade with the release of this month's Patch Tuesday updates.

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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.

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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.

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Microsoft Teams debuts with a sonic boom

This is the app that could change Microsoft.

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CIA hacking tools targeting Windows

These purportedly are a few of the 'secret' tools in the CIA arsenal that target the Windows operating system.

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Microsoft Surface Studio: We Unbox the Ultimate Windows All-in-One

Microsoft's Surface Studio is the Windows answer to the iMac and more, with a 4.5K display and support for Surface Pen and Surface Dial. This is what it's like to take the ultimate Windows all-in-one out of its box.

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Microsoft's Slack competitor is coming March 14

Microsoft’s entry into the modern workplace chat app market will be generally available in a week. The company announced Tuesday that it will be marking the occasion with a webcast to discuss what’s new since the service was announced...

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Hands-on: LG's Steam VR headset

LG's SteamVR headset is like a bizarro-Vive with a high-res, flip-up screen.

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Apple is losing ground in its traditional market: Education

Windows and Android have surpassed Apple in schools.

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