It's not a release candidate, but the latest Windows 10 preview has plenty of interesting new features and apps to explore. Here are some first impressions on what's improved and what's still missing in action.
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Microsoft is continuing to roll out monthly updates for its Intune device-management service. Here's what's in the batch for May.
Microsoft is slowly but surely trying to wean IT pro to make changes in the way they validate and apply new fixes and features in preparation for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016.
Yes, you get what you pay for. Still, the Lancet includes HD Voice calling while Windows Phone runs capably on lesser hardware.
Microsoft is promising to add, after RTM, a number of new features -- and to cut some legacy ones -- with its Windows 10 Edge browser.
Arduino developers can now take advantage of cheap sensors and processing capabilities in Windows 10 devices to add new features to projects.
The first fruits of Google's Lucid Sleep effort for Chrome OS arrive on the Chromebook Pixel, bringing an always-on Wi-Fi connection in a low-power state.
Microsoft has made available another new test build of Windows 10 Desktop that includes a number of new features and updates, including new mail and calendar apps.
The Jorno folding keyboard started with a Kickstarter campaign in 2012, and since has morphed into a capable design. It features a keyboard that folds into a very small package at quitting time.
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
Once you start adding new bands to the Apple Watch the cost can rise enough to opt for a new MacBook, which is more refined, just as fashionable and features strong design.
The United States government has given the public access to its massive analytics database, and the results are fascinating. What share does the Mac really have? Is Windows 8.1 a hit or a miss? Who's winning the browser wars? I've dug deep to get the answers.
Windows 8 was filled with bold ideas, designed to move Windows forward in one giant leap. Three years later, as Windows 10 nears its release date, many of those innovative ideas are gone. Here's a look at what's been tossed away, and why.
Microsoft highlighted the features in Windows 10 and outlined how it plans to connect the economic, developer and customer dots. Will it work?
What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
One of Jide's founders says Android tablets are "terrible" for doing work, so the company created a productivity-based tablet with 11.6-inch screen, detachable keyboard cover, and the Remix OS, which adds Windows-like features to Android.
With software-defined storage in Windows Server, you can get SAN features without paying SAN prices -- and the next release will challenge more high-end storage features.
Microsoft's MDOP 2014 R2 set of management and deployment tools for Windows, adds new application and user-experience virtualization features.
SQL databases with in-memory column stores, NoSQL with query languages; it looks like the two schools of database design have begun to merge.
Created out of the technology from two Apache projects, Splice Machine's real-time relational database is now available with a number of extra features.
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