Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers for both Windows and Linux platforms.
DHS cybersecurity agency warns US businesses to apply Microsoft's BlueKeep patch for wormable flaw.
Microsoft has made Hyper-V Server 2019, which it first released last fall, available on its Evaluation Center and plans to deliver it to Visual Studio Subscription customers by June 19.
Windows 10 preview shows signs of Windows OS separating from the shell in line with Microsoft's modular plans.
No "technical blockers" to prevent Microsoft from shipping Edge for Linux.
Microsoft's June 2019 updates have created a bug in the Event Viewer tool in all supported versions of Windows.
Microsoft has released the first Windows 10 preview with its new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.
Windows 10 Mobile 1703 has now reached end of service, so no more security or quality updates.
Microsoft unveils a new Apple iCloud for Windows app that integrates with Windows 10 File Explorer.
Microsoft tried to patch the bug but fails to meet Google's 90-day deadline because of an issue it found in testing.
Microsoft says the latest version of Windows 10 reduces the role of passwords more than any previous version.
Microsoft manager responsible for Live Tiles reveals ambitions for the McLaren Nokia Windows Phone device.
Windows 10 hardware keyboard gains inline predictive text suggestions with next year's update.
Apple and Microsoft have followed different paths, but their latest laptop replacements are strikingly similar. Can either one succeed as your next mobile productivity device?
SandboxEscaper details new "ByeBear" zero-day impacting Windows 10 and Server 2019.
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.
The 'reserved storage' coming with the next Windows 10 version is another reason to avoid PCs with little storage.
Microsoft could face more complaints after a ruling says it's liable for damages caused by an unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade.
It could include Windows 10, Office 365, Skype, Cortana, Outlook Mobile and/or other services.
Microsoft baffles Windows 10 users by apparently collecting data about recently opened websites and apps when users have opted against sharing that information.
Microsoft Teams is on course to become the top business chat app by 2020.
Microsoft unblocks the Windows 10 October 2018 Update for one group, but several other blocks remain in place.
Microsoft's back-end activation issues which caused a number of Windows users to get false product-activation-error messages seems to be nearly fixed.
Microsoft released the Windows 10 October 2018 Update on October 2, then pulled it days later. The update has still not been re-released. Where's the problem? And will it happen again? Read more: https://zd.net/2RhmsDH
Recent antitrust developments in the EU could present an opportunity for a third mobile platform that never really had a chance to mature and develop an ecosystem when it first released. Read more: https://zd.net/2OJKCtR
Back up files before upgrading to Windows 10 1809, and if you get a warning about Intel drivers, do not proceed.
ZDNet's Ed Bott and Mary Jo Foley make some proposals that could help Microsoft solve for its Windows 10 version 1809 issues in the future. We should have charged Microsoft a consulting day rate.
Microsoft cites problems with the latest update package deleting user files.
With the Windows 7 end-of-support clock slowly winding down to January 14, 2020, Microsoft is announcing it will offer, for a fee, continuing security updates for the product through January 2023. Read more: https://zd.net/2CqPb6z
Microsoft focuses on simplifying Skype after users find its calling and messaging 'overcomplicated'.