Apple, Google and Microsoft need no education
A hardware war is brewing over the US education market with Apple, Google and Microsoft mud-wrestling for the hearts and minds of educators and school districts.
A transition from full-fledged Win32 apps to UWP
Microsoft is preparing to bring its full suite of Office desktop applications to the Windows Store, according to a statement from Windows chief Terry Myerson during the company’s education-focused event on Tuesday morning.
With some restrictions, it's fair to say
During a press event in New York City today, Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson took the stage to announce Windows 10 S, a new version of the company’s operating system designed at undermining the rise of low cost Chromebooks in American classrooms.
14.5 hour battery life, 2.76 pounds, Windows 10 S
During Microsoft’s “Learn What’s Next” event this morning in New York City, the company showed off a new Surface Laptop for $999 aimed primarily at students with a focus on extending battery life beyond its nearest competition.
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.
Cool for potentially dead or alive cats
Software king of the world Microsoft has some rather cool quantum computing plans which involves rather a lot of ice.
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.