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Microsoft exits support forums
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 11:01

Microsoft exits support forums


Will not answer questions on Windows 7, 8.1, 8.1 RT or Zune

Software King of the World Microsoft has decided that it will not answer user questions in technical support forums for Windows 7, 8.1, 8.1 RT and numerous other products.

Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for enterprises
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Big G gives thumbs down

A top Gartner analyst has said that Windows 10 Pro is a dead end for enterprises after the software king of the world posted changes to its support schedule.

Intel SSDs banned from Windows 10 update
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 16 May 2018 12:41

Intel SSDs banned from Windows 10 update


Keep crashing

Software King of the World Microsoft has encountered a problem with Intel’s SSD 600p and Pro 6000p Series.

Windows on Snapdragon SDK supports 64 bit
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 01:29

Windows on Snapdragon SDK supports 64 bit


The next step for Windows 10 PC on ARM

Qualcomm and Microsoft have announced the Visual Studio 15.8 Preview 1 that contains an early preview of the SDK and the tools to allow you to create your own 64 bit ARM apps.

Windows 10 RS4 April update launches today
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Looking forward to the timeline

The April Update or the Windows Version 1803 is launching today, 30 April, ahead of May Day.  It was supposed to launch earlier but had a rather severe bug which delayed things a bit. To make it the April update, they had to launch it today and they managed it.  This is the one  codenamed  Red Stone 4.

Microsoft delays Windows 10 update
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 11:09

Microsoft delays Windows 10 update


A few too many blue screens

Software King of the World Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 because of technical issues the company encountered with the supposed final release.

Windows Redstone 4 17133 is out
Published in News
Sunday, 01 April 2018 14:50

Windows Redstone 4 17133 is out


Feature update version 1803

This might be the last Redstone insider preview before Microsoft officially releases its Redstone 4 spring update of the software, and it is available for X86 and ARM – Snapdragon 835 Windows 10 users on a slow update ring today.

Spring Creators Update will take 30 minutes to install
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Better than one to two hours

Software King of the World Microsoft has sped up the amount of time it will take to upgrade its Windows 10 major feature upgrade.

Windows Redstone 4 expected in April
Published in News
Monday, 19 March 2018 19:50

Windows Redstone 4 expected in April


Starts "Windows 10 on Snapdragon" era

HP has already announced its Envy X2 Snapdragon 835 based "always connected" notebook and managed to sell a few thousand in a matter of hours.

Microsoft to jack more AI into Windows 10
Published in News
Thursday, 08 March 2018 10:19

Microsoft to jack more AI into Windows 10


Microsoft looks forward to working with more primitive biological lifeforms 

Microsoft, whose staff apparently have not seen 2001: A Space Oddysey, is planning to jack more AI capabilities inside Windows 10.