News tagged: Windows 10
Steam's latest user stats show a 17.38 point drop in Windows 10's share and a 21.47 point gain for Windows 7 during October. Though this could initially be taken as a sign gamers are reverting to an older operating system, it appears an influx of users in China is responsible.
Pretty much every messaging platform out there offers a desktop client for those who want to stay in touch, but WhatsApp is now reportedly working on a PC client that would be available only for Windows 10 users. The company is currently testing a Windows Store version of its PC
Windows 10's market share will finally surpass Windows 7's this month, according to data from StatCounter. The operating system's share increased by 1.65 points during October, bringing it to 40.95%. Windows 7 fell by 1.32 points to 42.67%, making the gap quite narrow.
Microsoft released Windows 10 operating system back in 2015 and allowed users to upgrade their old Windows 7 and 8.1 machines to the new operating system for free. The free upgrade period came to an end in July 2016, but users could still upgrade their systems by using
After a failed attempt to develop a folding tablet back in 2010, Microsoft is now giving it another try. According to new information, the Redmond-based company is now developing another device that is similar to the cancelled Courier and runs on Windows 10 on ARM.
Microsoft has opened a studio dedicated to mixed reality content. The company's new "Microsoft Reactor" in San Francisco features its Mixed Reality Capture Studios and Mixed Reality Academy. It has captured thousands of performances during the last seven years.
A bug has shown up in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update that leads to apps effectively disappearing from devices. Although the apps remain installed, users say they can't be located on the Start menu, in the OS' list of installed apps, or through a Cortana search.
Among the things included in the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10 is TruePlay, a previously revealed anti-cheat feature that'll combat cheating in Universal Windows Platform games. It offers protection against "common" cheats. Games using it run in a protected mode.
Just as the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rollout is beginning, Fujitsu has introduced a mixed reality headset that'll work with the mixed reality features bundled with the update. The headset, which doesn't have a retail name, offers two 2.9-inch 1440 x 1440 LCD displays.
Windows 10's data collection practices have been controversial ever since the operating system debuted and they're still causing Microsoft trouble. The Dutch Data Protection Authority (DPA) says its data collection violates local privacy laws in the Netherlands.
Microsoft's Windows VP, Joe Belfiore, says Windows 10 Mobile is no longer a "focus" for the company. Although there will still be updates, particularly for security, new features and hardware for the platform "aren't the focus." The primary reason for this shift is a lack of use.
Microsoft is giving Windows 10 S users more time to make the free transition to Windows 10 Pro. The free upgrade period is now coming to a close on March 31 of next year, three months after the previously announced end date. Windows 10 S devices are pretty limited.
While Microsoft has yet to acknowledge the bug, it looks like Windows 10 is affected by another bug that can cause a very serious problem for some users. According to reports, users are now reporting that files copied from one location to another on a PC-connected Android device
Back at Build 2017 conference in May, Microsoft released more information about the new Fall Creators Update. While we learned more about the new features, Microsoft never said anything about the possible release date and kept that secret until this week.
When Windows 10 was launched, users were mostly complaining about two things - privacy and forced upgrades. While Microsoft made some changes to data it acquires, not much has been done to forced upgrades. The good news is that Microsoft learned something from that and is
Back in July last year, Microsoft officially ended free upgrade promotion to Windows 10 for Windows 7/8 users. Just days after the promotion ended, two methods that allowed users to upgrade to Windows appeared online and according to Techradar, they are still available.
Back in June, Microsoft launched a completely redesigned mobile app that was also the biggest update since 2006, when the voice calls were introduced. The new app is now available for all Windows 10 users, while Mac and non-Windows 10 PC users can download a preview of the app.
It took us three months to see first Windows 10 S laptop from ASUS. Dubbed the VivoBook W202NA, the notebook is very cheap and is meant to be used in schools. It is priced at $279 and is already available for purchase, but ASUS also said that a consumer model with Windows
Just a few weeks after Microsoft officially announced its new Xbox Wireless Adapter that would provide users a better option when it comes to connecting Xbox One controllers to a Windows 10 PC. The adapter was originally scheduled to launch in the United States last week, on
A new version of Windows 10 has been introduced that's intended for powerful workstations. Windows 10 Pro comes with support for up to 6 TB of memory and four processors. It'll become available alongside the upcoming Fall Creators Update. It works with Xeon and Opteron CPUs.