Microsoft wants customers to believe its latest operating system will be a multi-sensory wonder. I wonder what that means.
Microsoft's 'What's next for Windows' virtual event is happening on June 24. Here's what we know and don't so far about the coming Windows 11 release.
Here are the very best Amazon Prime Day 2021 Windows 10 laptop deals.
Microsoft's decision to dial up the version number has little to do with Windows and everything to do with the pandemic. Can you live with that? Can I live with that? Can businesses and enterprises live with that? Sure we can.
Microsoft has cranked the hype machine up to 11 for its next big Windows feature update. Prepare to be underwhelmed.
A leaked build of what appears to be "Windows 11" is circulating. The shell looks a lot like the one that was part of Microsoft's cancelled Windows 10X variant.
If you're in the market for a Windows 10 laptop, which one should you buy? As ever, that depends on what you want to do with it and how much budget is at your disposal. Here are ZDNet's current top picks for a variety of use cases.
Microsoft is broadening the charter of its Windows Desktop Virtualization service and simultaneously changing the name of this Azure-based service to 'Azure Virtual Desktop.'
When you boost your productivity, that leaves more time for fun, so get this bundle while it's on sale... it won't be for long.
Internet Explorer has long been the way to view Outlook email in a browser. But now it's going away, so what should you do?
Microsoft is expected to show off its 'new' Windows variant at a public virtual event on June 24.
Sure, you know how to whip around Windows 10 at full speed, but do you know these five tricks? Some of them are relatively new in Windows 10, but all of them can help you save time and avoid unnecessary clicks.
Microsoft adds quake mode to Windows Terminal and introduces italics to its Cascadia Code font.
Microsoft's Build 2021 event doesn't have a whole lot of Windows-specific news, but there are some tidbits of potential interest to Windows developers, especially those wanting to run Linux apps on Windows.
Microsoft's annual developer conference will be a virtual event again.
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.