Windows 10 Redstone 2 out in April
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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:40

Windows 10 Redstone 2 out in April


Microsoft partners seem to be leaking the date


It is looking fairly certain that Windows 10’s second major update will be released in April.

Microsoft makes Windows 10 privacy changes
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Wednesday, 18 January 2017 11:21

Microsoft makes Windows 10 privacy changes


Changes please the regulators but not everyone

While regulators are happy with Windows 10’s privacy changes, users might be miffed that Vole has not given a complete opt-out feature.

Microsoft drops licencing fees for Windows 10
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Cheaper than 2016


Microsoft has reduced the cost of Windows 10 licences for models to be launched in the middle of the year. 

Blue Screen of death turns green
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 11:28

Blue Screen of death turns green


Gangrene sets in


Software king of the world, Microsoft has decided that it is time to retire its blue screen of death – at least for some users.

Windows 10 on nearly a quarter of machines
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Tuesday, 03 January 2017 13:14

Windows 10 on nearly a quarter of machines


But all roads still lead to Chrome

Beancounters for Net Marketshare have added up some numbers and divided by their shoesize and worked out that Windows 10 is installed on 24.5% of devices.

Slides of Windows 10 running on a Snapdragon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 11:37

Slides of Windows 10 running on a Snapdragon


The way of things to come

Slides of Windows 10 running on an ARM device powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 have tipped up before they are shown at CES 2017 this week.

Windows 10 to get a “game mode”
Published in Games
Thursday, 29 December 2016 10:42

Windows 10 to get a “game mode”


Improve PC games


Software King of the World Microsoft is planning to bring in a “game mode” for Windows 10 to spruce up PC games.

Microsoft will adapt Windows 10 for games
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 13:09

Microsoft will adapt Windows 10 for games


Auto Update arrives next year


From the spring, Microsoft will be releasing a new update for Windows 10 that it is calling the Creators update which will adapt Windows for games.

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821
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Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:58

Windows 10 demo was on Snapdragon 821


Qualcomm president confirms multiple chipset support
 

Just five days ago, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 has full support for Qualcomm Snapdragon SoCs and everyone jumped to the conclusion expecting that only the Snapdragon 835 and the future SoCs are supported. It turns out that the device on stage was based on Snapdragon 821 confirming that Windows 10 runs on the current generation too.

Snapdragon 835 is fully Windows 10 compatible
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Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:45

Snapdragon 835 is fully Windows 10 compatible


Crysis 2 included

Microsoft just dropped a bomb.  At WinHEC it announced that the next generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors have full Windows 10 support. Yes, this time, they will run every Windows X86 application via an emulator.