Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 06:47

Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours


Up to 18 hours on an LTE 4G connected battery

Cristiano Amon gave us more details about the Snapdragon on Windows 10 and confirmed that there is an extreme battery life gain.

Windows 10 support cut for some Intel chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Windows 10 support cut for some Intel chips


Clover Trail Atom processors blocked


While most people expected that Windows 10 would last a while, it appears that some Intel users will not get feature updates.

Windows 10 does not like a lot of cores
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 06:00

Windows 10 does not like a lot of cores


The more cores and the slower the mouse gets


Tech blogger Bruce Dawson has discovered that 24-core (48-thread) Windows 10 rig was having problems everytime he built Chrome.

Windows 10 now supports inter-dimensional travel
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Time lord friendly 

Windows 10's Fast Ring has an Easter Egg buried in the latest Windows 10 Insider build – the operating system opens a portal to another dimension.

Microsoft adds GPU utilization to Task Manager
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In the latest Windows 10 build

With the latest Insider Build for Windows 10, version 16226, Microsoft has added GPU utilization in the performance tab of the Task Manager.

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:06

Kaspersky sues Microsoft over Windows 10


Microsoft has been playing monopoly again

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office.

Windows 10 on 500 million monthly active devices
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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.

Microsoft's fifth-generation Surface could be ARM-based
Published in Notebooks


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.

Windows 10 Creators Update on 10 percent of updated PCs
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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.

Microsoft changes Windows update programme
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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.