Microsoft is moving ahead with Build 19043.928 as the likely final build for Windows 10 21H1, which it is expected to start rolling out to mainstream users in May 2021.
In March 2020, Microsoft officials said Windows 10 had hit its long-expected monthly active device target. Now Microsoft says that number is 1.3 billion, up due to continued strong PC demand.
Microsoft Defender for Endpoint can now block cryptocurrency miners using data from Intel CPUs.
Microsoft releases a new tool that should help developers' apps use less CPU, reduce battery usage and help stop triggering fans.
Yes, you really can get third-party antivirus software for free, sometimes with a handful of extra features that can make a deal sound irresistible. Before you install one of these packages, check out our recommendations.
Microsoft has a staggered rollout plan for its Windows 10 News and Interests feature, which brings weather, news, sports and more information to the taskbar.
A year ago, Microsoft officials announced plans to bring support for Linux GUI apps to Windows 10. A first preview of this feature is part of Dev Channel test build 21364.
Microsoft seems to be getting closer to launching its Cloud PC desktop virtualization service. It also is making moves toward revamping the Windows 10 app store, according to a new report.
Microsoft's Edge 90 is available to the 'Stable Channel,' meaning mainstream users, on April 15. Here's what's new.
What is Microsoft planning for the Windows 10 Timeline? Build 21359 for the Dev Channel offers a clue.
This support brings with it huge performance gains and power benefits.
Microsoft's new security feature uses managed devices to discover unmanaged devices and secure them.
As expected with Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released new Windows 10 builds and 21H1 preview builds.
Microsoft's ever-expanding lineup of Surface PCs now covers a wide range of hardware factors and price points. Here's a field guide for sorting out which Surface PC should be on your shortlist.
Microsoft's spring Surface rollout includes not just the expected new Surface Laptop 4 devices, but a number of other peripherals positioned for remote work use.
The YubiKey 5C NFC can be used across a broad range of platforms -- iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux -- and on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer that supports USB-C ports or NFC.
Quite simply, it's the best way to run Windows 10 -- not to mention Linux and Android -- on your Mac. In fact, Parallels Desktop transforms Macs into one of the very best Windows 10 PCs you can buy.
The new Aegis Secure Key 3NXC builds on Apricorn's Secure Key 3z and Aegis Secure Key 3NX, taking the same proven form-factor and physical keypad, and adding something that users have been asking for -- USB-C support.
Need a USB-C hub that can turn a single port into a multitude of ports? Want the hub to wirelessly charge your gadgets? Want it to be small?
If you need a portable USB-C hub with an Ethernet port, this is for you.
New features include Break Time, Unit Convertor, and Enhanced Search.
These laptops conform to Microsoft’s Windows 10 Secured-core PC requirements and have been tested to meet or exceed MIL-STD-810G standards.
The world’s first laptop with a Mini LED display.
A gaming laptop with a premium sandblasted core black chassis.
The new 15.6-inch GE66 Raider features the latest CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics and an ultrafast 300Hz display powered by a massive 99.9 Whr battery.
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.
A clean install is the perfect way to get a fresh start with a Windows PC. Use this checklist to make sure you take care of the small details that make a big difference in productivity
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
Ed Bott shares his four steps for assembling a program to make sure your most valuable data files are protected from disaster. Read more: https://zd.net/3wmUzQe
Whether you are responsible for a single Windows 10 PC or thousands of enterprise PCs, your challenges for managing updates are the same. Your goals are to install security updates promptly, manage feature updates intelligently, and prevent unexpected restarts from cutting into productivity.
Matthew's commuter life paused six months ago as remote work became the new normal. He separates his engineering work from his freelance writing with several screens and various mobile devices surrounded by his Star Wars collection. Read more: https://zd.net/3jAp9yc
These new features fix remote classroom shortcomings.
Organizations running Windows 10 Enterprise have a new option for processing diagnostic data (aka telemetry). The preview program allows organizations to take over the data controller role and relegate Microsoft to a data processor.
Microsoft has plans for single-screen Windows 10X rollout in spring 2021and for dual-screen in spring 2022.
New KDP security feature is currently being tested with Windows 10 Insider builds.
Now that Apple is moving away from Intel Macs, what are we to do with all that hardware? One idea is to repurpose it for Windows.
Microsoft's latest Dev Channel/Fast Ring Windows 10 test build, No. 20161, adds a number of new features which ultimately may or may not make it into Windows 10 21H1.
Microsoft is no longer putting a hold on certain Surface devices that were blocked from getting the May 2020 Windows 10 Update.
Microsoft's new command-line app can help advanced Windows users recover deleted files and photos.
After 11 years, Microsoft is throwing in the towel on its physical retail stores and is refocusing its retail sales efforts around its online/digital store.
Windows 10 users find a new glitch with certain configurations, missed by Microsoft in testing the latest feature update.