News tagged: Windows 10
Back at WinHEC event in December, Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced a partnership to bring Windows 10 to Qualcomm's mobile processors. Microsoft said that Windows 10 on ARM processors will be launched sometime in 2017 and now we have more details on the launch.
We are hearing more and more about the new Microsoft operating system that is rumoured to become official sometime next month. Dubbed the Windows 10 Cloud, the new Windows 10 built is aimed at affordable laptops and should battle with Google's Chrome OS.
Windows 10's Redstone 3 update is going to arrive in September and Microsoft has confirmed it plans to release updates twice per year. Those releases are being planned for March and September of each year. Each will be supported for 18 months. Preview builds are coming out now.
It was rumoured for a while now that Snapdragon 835 will be the first ARM chipset to support Windows 10. While we are still waiting for that to happen, as the chipset is not even supported by the Windows 10 Mobile, new details reveal more about the situation.
In order to save your battery life, Microsoft is adding a background app throttling feature to Windows 10. The feature has appeared in preview build 16176 and it may be able to save up to 11% of battery usage. Your computer must be running an Intel 6th gen processor.
Microsoft failed to make the same impact with the Windows 10 Mobile as it did with Windows 10 and it is obvious that they are now slowly dropping the support for mobile phones. That was also confirmed by the latest Creators Update, which will be rolled out to only 13 smartphones.
The latest NSA exploits revealed by The Shadow Brokers that pertain to Windows have been patched, says Microsoft. Within hours of the hacking group revealing a range of vulnerabilities, Microsoft responded by noting the vulnerabilities had already been addressed.
Windows 10 Creators Update is now rolling out, but it will take some time before it reaches all users. In the meantime, Microsoft has started working on new features and improvements that will be included in the next major update, and one of those new features is now detailed.
Many companies, retailers and carriers are dropping their support for the Windows smartphones since Microsoft has almost no interested in evolving the platform. Today, T-Mobile has decided to stop selling the unlocked Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 operating system.
With a week away from the official roll out of the Windows 10 Creators Update for Windows Phone handsets, Microsoft has now officially confirmed which smartphones will get the latest software update. As rumoured, only 13 smartphones are officially supported.
Windows 10 Creators Update has been released a few days ago and Microsoft has now announced that it plans to end support for the original version of Windows 10. The Windows 10 version 1507 will stop receiving security and quality updates after May 9.
For 2017, Huawei has plans to release more 2-in-1 devices and according to newly leaked details, the company has three such devices in the works. All three devices run Windows 10 out-of-the-box and are codenamed "Pascal", "Bell" and "Watt", while the official names are
A competitor to Chrome OS will be introduced by Microsoft next month, reports ZDNet. The new Windows 10 Cloud edition first showed up in testing for the Windows 10 Creators Update. It appears to be a "simplified version of Windows 10" that only runs UWP apps.
Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant is now accessible from the single-board Raspberry Pi 3 computer. Cortana has reached the computer with the Windows 1 Creators Update. You'll have access to the assistant once your system is running Windows 10 IoT Core and the update.
The release of the Windows 10 Creators Update is underway, but it could be a while before all users receive it. Microsoft has been beta testing the operating system for months. Included with the Creators Update are a 3D version of Paint and improved sound.
Microsoft has announced the Spring Sale, a week-long event that'll include discounts on Windows apps, Xbox games, videos, music, and more. The event is running from April 11 to April 17. Among the discounted items is software like Adobe Photoshop Elements 15.
When Microsoft first launched Windows 10, many have been worried about the system's privacy settings as Microsoft was very secretive about them. As Windows 10 Creators Update officially start rolling out, the company has decided to address privacy complaints and comply with
If you were waiting for a Snapdragon 835-powered Windows 10 Mobile smartphone, don't hold your breath. Not only the Windows 10 Creators Update will be available for 13 phones, but it also won't support all chipsets out there, including Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 835.
As desktop Windows 10 users are about to get the official Creators Update, more details about the mobile update have leaked online. According to new reports, Microsoft is dropping even more Windows phone devices from its list of supported handsets with the Creators Update.
Windows 10's Start menu is going to receive a design update and its new appearance has potentially shown up in a leaked screenshot. The picture from Tom Hounsell shows a new Windows 10 Start menu design that offers transparency effects for Live Tiles.