Microsoft's free upgrade offer for Windows 10 comes with an asterisk and some fine print. Most modern PCs qualify, but beware if you build or buy custom PCs or you want to run Windows 10 in a virtual machine. I've got the details.
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Microsoft is attempting to clarify its policy, one more time, regarding whether Non-Genuine Windows users will get a free Windows 10 update.
If your system isn't touch-enabled in some way, you need to seriously consider adding some form of support. Here's how to do that without breaking the bank.
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.
Beginning this summer, Microsoft will offer free Windows 10 upgrades to hundreds of millions of PCs. A recent Windows Update contains details about how the Get Windows 10 (GWX) program will work.
Windows 10 is officially in the home stretch, with Microsoft's top Windows executive committing to a summer launch date and, in a surprise announcement, offering free upgrades on PCs running pirated editions of earlier Windows versions.
If you're testing the Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has a friendly word of advice for you: Fasten your seat belt. And if you're worried about the risk of crashing, consider downgrading to the Slow ring.
Have an iPhone, Android device, Windows Phone, or BlackBerry? Need to jump ship to another network? Now you can, thanks to a law change. Here's what you need to know.
Touch-friendly versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are now available in preview editions for use on devices running Windows 10. Here's what you'll find in each one.
Microsoft has finally released preview versions of its touch-optimized Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for use on tablets running the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Here's what you can expect.
Word, Excel and PowerPoint are available now with OneNote and Outlook on deck for the Windows 10 technical preview.
Microsoft has shared a few more details about how businesses will be able to get Windows 10 and to keep their users current with feature and security fixes and updates.
The Dell XPS laptop line is getting upgrades to all its components in its 2015 models. Versions will be coming out with both Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.
Central to the new features is an extra layer of privacy that BlackBerry said allows users to take more control over their shared messages and content.
Salesforce's co-founder also clarified that the CRM giant's mobile strategy is focused on iOS, Android, and Windows Phone -- but not Blackberry.
There are some outstanding smartphones available for the business user and in this article Matthew Miller identifies the best ones running iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.
Businesses are weighing up the possibility that Windows 10 really might be Microsoft's final major Windows release and the implications of rapid OS updates taking the place of big bang upgrades.
New research foresees BlackBerry falling behind Windows Phone, but Android and iOS remain the dominant platforms in a consumer-oriented smartphone market.
BlackBerry said BBM for Windows retains the native user experience and modern design of the Windows UI.
There are some good deals on BlackBerry 10 hardware and I couldn't resist giving the Z30 a test. It may be a short-term test though as I still find Android and Windows Phone to be better.
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