Ed Bott

Ed Bott is an award-winning technology writer with more than two decades' experience writing for mainstream media outlets and online publications. He has served as editor of the U.S. edition of PC Computing and managing editor of PC World; both publications had monthly paid circulation in excess of 1 million during his tenure. He is the author of more than 25 books on Microsoft Windows and Office, including Windows 7 Inside Out (2009) and Office 2013 Inside Out (2013).

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R.I.P., Windows Media Center

R.I.P., Windows Media Center

Microsoft discontinued development of Windows Media Center in 2009, but enthusiasts have held out hope that the feature would get one more reprieve for Windows 10. Sorry, folks, that's not happening.

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Windows 10's summer launch date is first step in a slow roll-out

Windows 10's summer launch date is first step in a slow roll-out

What's next for Windows 10? Microsoft executives revealed more details of their launch plans on Thursday. The first step will make upgrades available for existing PCs, probably in July, with new PCs following soon after. Windows 10 on other devices, including phones and the HoloLens, will come later.

published April 30, 2015 by

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Windows 10 Mobile Preview: Not ready for primetime (yet)

Windows 10 Mobile Preview: Not ready for primetime (yet)

The latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones made it into the hands of beta testers over the weekend. Although it boasts a few interesting new features, some very rough edges and key missing pieces make this release for diehard testers only

published April 13, 2015 by

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