Up 200 million on a year ago
At its Build developer conference, Microsoft has told the assorted throngs and riff-raff that Windows 10 has now passed 500 million monthly active devices.
First time since Surface 2 in 2013
Last week we wrote that Qualcomm is preparing to release a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook by the end of 2017, ending three and a half years of x86 dominance that has proliferated the industry since the discontinuation of Windows RT in late 2013.
Out of ten vendors, Microsoft and MSI lead the pack
According to the latest report from AdDuplex, which collects statistics from Windows 10 machines, only 10 percent of eligible PCs have the Creators Update (version 1703) installed, while 82.1 percent are on the Anniversary Update (version 1607) released last summer.
Two feature updates a year
Software King of the World, Microsoft, is making a few changes to how it will service Windows, Office 365 ProPlus and System Center Configuration Manager.
Windows 7 shall still rule the earth
Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.
Per-app CPU throttling now available for beta testers
Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a new operating system wide power savings feature for Windows 10 that claims to reduce notebook battery consumption by around 11 percent on devices equipped with Skylake and Kaby Lake processors.
Apple is dead to me
World-famous photographer, artist, writer and adventurer Trey Ratcliff has shocked the Tame Apple Press by saying the fruity-cargo cult was “dead to him” after treating its creative customers so badly.
Headed for Linux too
Vulkan graphics API was supposed to be cross-platform and fix the issue of DirectX 12 only being available on Windows 10.
No need for a patch
AMD has denied that Windows 10's thread scheduler is responsible for lower than expected highly-threaded performance scores on its latest Ryzen processor family.
Changes to updates
Software King of the World, Microsoft, is finally making some changes to the way Windows Updates are applied to Windows 10 PCs.