The best of the Prime Day laptop deals on Amazon.
Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would happen.
Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how to play the game, you're likely to be surprised with unexpected updates.
Microsoft is rolling out a second test build of its Windows 10 19H2 feature update (build 18362.10005) to the Slow Ring, but the new features in it are turned off by default at the moment.
It is the latest machine that Microsoft has blocked from receiving the Windows 10 May 2019 update after the upgrade had unintended consequences.
Microsoft has yet to release the promised 'beta' channel for its Chromium-based Edge browser, but it's now telling IT pros the Dev channel is ready for them to start testing it.
Microsoft is continuing to beat the passwordless drum by making it a sign-in option in its latest Windows 10 test build 18936 for those Insiders in the Fast Ring.
Microsoft's retreat from the consumer-centric side of Windows mixed reality continues.
Microsoft's latest SSU helps fix a bug in Secure Boot that interferes with Windows' BitLocker encryption system.
Intel fixes high-severity security flaw in its CPU performance-testing software for Windows 10 systems.
Microsoft's Desktop Analytics service, now in public preview, is designed to help business users check their app-compatibility levels and mitigate issues involving the latest Windows 10 feature updates.
The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever.
Is there a case for having more than 16GB of RAM in a Windows 10 PC? Sure there is, but the bang for the buck trails off.
Microsoft Outlook on the web plays catch-up with Gmail with a new look and new features rolling out soon.
Microsoft also is rolling out to non-Insider testers Notification support with Your Phone for select Android phones this week.
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.)
If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
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.
macOS is a great platform, but there are times when some Mac users still need access to Windows and Windows apps.
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
Make the operating system work for you and your device.
Like the look of Apple's new iMac Pro workstation, but you're a Windows user so macOS is a no-go zone for you? No worries! You can get all the power and performance of the iMac Pro while still being able to run Windows.
While many are switching to Mac to break free of Windows, some of us still need to have access to the operating system to run specific applications or to carry out testing and development. Whatever your reason for wanting to run Windows 10 on your Mac, you have a number of options available to you.
As Microsoft Edge adoption increases, critical extensions are starting to show up for the promising new browser. We spotlight ten of them.
Windows 10 comes with a whole bunch of helpful apps. Unfortunately, some of them aren't as powerful as you might like. Fear not, for we have 15 power tools that will help you supercharge your Windows install.
Sometimes, Windows can be very frustrating. These are my 15 go-to tools for eliminating annoyances.
Not every wants to throw down thousands of dollars for a new laptop. Here are a handful of systems, all priced under $350.
Are you finding that the battery in your Windows laptop isn't lasting as long as it used to? Here how to tell if it is getting worn. Read more: https://zd.net/2LJzPxh
Windows 10 preview shows signs of Windows OS separating from the shell in line with Microsoft's modular plans.
Microsoft unveils a new Apple iCloud for Windows app that integrates with Windows 10 File Explorer.
Microsoft has improved the scalability of its ION bitcoin blockchain-based distributed identity system. But it's still early days.
With the end of support for Windows 7 looming, four tech chiefs share their tips for making the switch to Windows 10.
Microsoft aims to cut the hassle of arranging meetings for Office 365 users with AI email and calendar suggestions. Read more: https://zd.net/2FZDSC1
Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. Read more: https://zd.net/2HLtL6f
TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks with ZDNet's Steve Ranger about the latest happenings regarding the shift to Windows 10 as the clock continues ticking on Windows 7. Read more: https://zd.net/2OkJj1c
Update Intel Windows graphics drivers, and stop using Intel Matrix Storage Manager and USB 3.0 Creator Utility.
Microsoft offers Windows 10 users a look at how they use data to improve the quality of Windows 10 updates.
In its annual security intelligence report, Microsoft offers up its top tips for blocking out hackers.
Eight Windows 10 apps removed from the Microsoft Store after getting caught mining Monero behind users' backs.
With Windows 7 security upgrades about to go poof in less than a year, there are still some Windows 7 diehards who refuse to upgrade. Read more: https://zd.net/2T3lxv8