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While Microsoft has closed one door (Windows 7), it has opened another one with respect to web browsers (Microsoft Edge). As promised, Microsoft has made available the public/stable release of its Chromium-based Edge web browser. Microsoft first made its intentions known that it wouldswitch to Chromium back... Read more...
Microsoft Surface Pro X (left) and Microsoft Surface Pro 7 (right) - Similar But Very Different Beasts Microsoft's Surface Pro line of convertible tablets has long been one of the standards by which premium Windows hybrid convertibles are judged. The Surface Pro family has been around for years, but these... Read more...
With today being thelast day of extended supportfor Windows 7, many people are poised to make the jump to Windows 10. As we've reported in previous how-to articles, as long as you're running a genuine copy of Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 8.1, you canmake the upgrade to... Read more...
If you are in the habit of putting off those monthly security patches Microsoft doles out on the second Tuesday of every month (known as Patch Tuesday), you may want to reconsider your approach today. A security researcher says one of the patches in today's cumulative roundup will address a serious vulnerability in a... Read more...
Are we finally seeing a turning of the tides for PC sales? Well according to new analysis from both Gartner and IDC, it appears so given the promising sales numbers tallied for 2019. According to IDC, global PC shipments grew by 2.7 percent for 2019, taking the total tally to 266.7 million. Gartner didn't show as... Read more...
Windows 7 extended support ends tomorrow, as we're detailed on numerous occasions. For most people, the most obvious "fix" would be to upgrade to Windows 10, which just about anyone can do for free as long as you're running an authorized, genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows... Read more...
In the words of Willie Nelson, "Turn out the lights, the party's over, they say that all good things must end." Well, the party's almost over, anywayafter more than a decade of dutiful service to the PC faithful, Microsoft is officially ending support for Windows 7 on Tuesday, January 14. For the most part... Read more...
This week is a big one for Microsoft, as the company ispulling the plug on its Windows 7operating system. The "death" of the operating system means that product updates and security patch deployments will be cut off. The company will, however, still provideMicrosoft Security Essentialsdefinition updates for... Read more...
We had boots on the ground again at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, and we of course ran across a number of stellar products that will hopefully be making their way to consumers this year. Even though we saw literally hundreds of exciting new tech products and gear at CES 2020 this year, a few stood out that were near Read more...
Time is winding down onMicrosoft's extended support for Windows 7. Windows 7 emerged on the scene in 2009 with a bang, replacing the unloved and problematic Windows Vista operating system. Seen by many as the "true" successor to Windows XP, customers and businesses upgraded to... Read more...
Back in December, we reported on Microsoft's policy to get customers updated to the new, Chromium-infused version of the Edge browser. At the time, Microsoft indicated that the all-new Edge browser would bepushed automatically toallWindows 10 usersin January 2020 via Windows Update. The only... Read more...
Microsoft is nearly ready topull the plug on Windows 7; at least for general consumers. Starting next week, January 14thto be exact, Microsoft will end extended support for the operating system after more than a decade on the market. As you might expect, instead of diverting resources to keep Windows 7... Read more...
Chromebooks are becoming a popular option for consumers (and especially educational institutions) thanks to their portability and often lower prices than comparable Windows machines. CES 2020 has seen several Chromebooks unveiled, and more will certainly be coming in the future. A report talks up the... Read more...
The Windows 10Spring Update is hopefully just around the corner. In the meantime, Microsoft has released its Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 19541 to those enrolled in the Fast Ring. Build 19541 includes icon, task manager, and Cortana updates, as well as a few needed fixes. First... Read more...
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