News tagged: Windows

US Army Buys 10,000 Rugged Windows 10 Tablets

The United States Army has ordered a massive number of rugged Windows 10 tablets. The Global Combat Support System (GCSS-Army) branch of the Army put in an order for 9,783 Getac F110 G3 tablets with docking stations. The device was put through a lot of testing.

Microsoft Ending Vista Support In Under A Month

Microsoft's support for Windows Vista is rapidly coming to an end. The operating system will no longer be supported come April 11, which means those who are still on the platform will stop getting security updates, non-security updates, and assisted support options.

Playable Ads On Windows 10 Let You Try Apps

Microsoft has launched a preview of Playable Ads, a new format that lets people try a Windows 10 app before actually downloading it. The format is similar to Google's Instant Apps, which give people a chance to run Android software without an installation.

Microsoft Reduces Windows Update Sizes By 35%

Windows update downloads after the Creators Update this year are going to be noticeably smaller. The new Unified Update Platform will be available to retail users with the Creators Update and it'll shrink the size of future downloads by about 35 on average.

Windows 10 Creators Update Scheduled For April

The Creators Update for Windows 10 is reportedly going to be released to users in April. According to MSPoweruser, the update's features will be finalized later in January and it'll then enter a testing phase to get rid of any bugs. The update includes Windows Holographic.