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Microsoft explains (a bit) why we don’t have the Windows 10 Spring Update yet

April 17, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS given a bit more insight into why we haven’t yet seen the long-awaited Spring Update for Windows 10. The twice-yearly update was expected on 10 April and although Microsoft hasn’t officially named it yet, it’s generally being referred […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft set to release Spring Creators Update for Windows 10 today

April 10, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

ALTHOUGH MICROSOFT hasn’t specifically said so yet, it’s a pretty open secret that the latest stable update to Windows 10 (version 1803, fact fans) is being released at some point today. The Spring Creators Update continues the company’s commitment to […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft will be adding 64-bit support to Windows for ARM soon

April 6, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS bringing 64-bit support to the ARM version of Windows 10… soon. The ARM version of Windows 10 was released last year and is designed for so-called “always-on” (nice way of saying ‘budget’) machines. Unfortunately, there are a whole […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Spring Creators update will be released in April

April 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS CONFIRMED that the latest update to Windows 10 will indeed be called the Spring Creators Update and will be released next month. The Spring Creators Update (as opposed to, er, the Creators Update or the Fall Creators Update) was […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft is forcing Windows 10 Build 1709 onto users who opted out of data collection

April 4, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT IS annoying users again with its nanny-state update policies. This time it’s surrounding security updates for old builds. The problem of being forced to update to the latest twice-yearly build of Windows 10 has been going on since… well, […]


Operating systems, Windows

Windows 10 has had no overall growth in the last month. None

April 2, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

THIS MONTH’S Netmarketshare figures are almost static, but are still worth a look. The very fact that they are so static will be frustrating, particularly for Microsoft, which is still desperately trying to find the carrot to bring businesses on to Windows 10. Unlike […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft confirms ‘S Mode’ is replacing plans Windows 10 S

March 7, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS confirmed rumours that its stripped-down UI will now be a ‘mode’ rather than a separate operating system. Talk of Windows 10 ‘S Mode’ has been floating about for a few weeks, but this was the first time that […]


Operating systems, Software Security, Windows

Cortana allows researchers to bypass password lock with voice commands

March 7, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Whether you are a user of Cortana or not, the digital assistant appears to be here to stay for the long haul. Security researchers Tal Be’ery and Amichai Shulman have found that Cortana is able to respond to commands even […]


Operating systems, Windows

Microsoft fixes limitations of Windows 10 on ARM by deleting any mention of them

February 26, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

MICROSOFT HAS reacted to concerns over the technical limitations of its ARM processor-based version of Windows 10 by removing all trace of them from its website. The document had been posted on Microsoft’s website, but after some stifled laughter and taunting […]


Operating systems, Windows

How to connect your phone to Windows 10

February 21, 2018

Via: PC Advisor

Windows Phone might now be consigned to the recycle bin of history, but Android and iPhone users can still connect their devices to a Windows 10 PC. Doing so means you can take advantage of extra features such as sending […]