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Windows 10 installed on over 700 million active devices
Published in News


Does not say how many are now inactive as a result

Software King of the World Microsoft has told the assorted throngs at at its Ignite 2018 conference, that Windows 10 has been installed on over 700 million active devices.

Windows 10 improves disk management
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 11:50

Windows 10 improves disk management


Storage Sense will send stuff to the cloud

The next incarnation of Windows 10 will be smarter about how it frees up disk space and cleans up temporary files.

Microsoft promises not to bother us with so many updates
Published in AI


Ironically with a new update 

Software King of the world Microsoft wants to use AI to work out if you really need an update for its Windows 10 software.

Lenovo Miix 630 2-in-1 tablet now available
Published in Mobiles


Another Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 tablet

The Lenovo MiiX 630 2-in-1 tablet has now finally become available, becoming the third Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 tablet to debut.

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
Published in News


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
Published in News


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.