Microsoft begins patch rollups based on the new Windows servicing model
Earlier this year, Microsoft announced some servicing changes coming to Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Server 2012 R2, and Server 2008 R2. For those unfamiliar, Microsoft is changing the way it releases security upd...
Why is the New York Times dropping its Windows 8 and 10 tablet apps?
Four years ago, at the launch of Windows 8 in October 2012, the New York Times proudly launched their Windows 8 app which allowed subscribers to enjoy the full breadth of content available to them from an optimized app, including...
Windows 10 upgrade offer ends today, and you shouldn’t miss the offer
by Sean Chan
Today, Windows 10 is 1 year old. This means, the free upgrade offer for Windows 7/8/8.1 users is ending today. If you haven’t updated to Windows 10 yet, you’re missing out on a great upgrade that will get even better ...
PSA: You have 10 days left to get Windows 10 for free
by Sean Chan
Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade offer is coming to an end next week. Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 users have exactly one 10 days to get Windows 10 for free as the offer ends on July 29. If you are yet to upgrade to Windows 10,...
PSA: You have 1 month left to get Windows 10 for free
Microsoft has been offering Windows 10 for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 users for 11 months now. The offer will be available for only 1 more month (ends on July 29th, 2016), and if you don’t upgrade to Windows 10 befo...
Microsoft Intune will deprecate support of Company Portal apps for Windows 8 and WP8 from September
Microsoft today announced that Intune will deprecate support for the Microsoft Intune Company Portal apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 starting in September 2016. Following this change, these versions of Company Portal apps w...
Whatsie for Windows PCs is a WhatsApp client for people who like themes
While WhatsApp’s WIndows Phone app is pretty to look at, the same can’t be said for the official desktop app. WhatsApp’s own desktop app is an electron app which essentially wraps the WhatsApp web with a few cust...
Microsoft is simplifying updates for Windows 7 and 8.1
Microsoft has announced that they are simplifying how updates are handled on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Non-security patches will now be handled similarly to how all Windows 10 patches are handled, with rollup patches containing e...
WhatsApp for Windows 8 and Windows 10 released
Coming just after the release of the newest WhatsApp version for Windows phones, WhatsApp has just released WhatsApp for Windows 8 and Windows 10 PCs as well. The app, while not being a UWP due to WhatsApp wanting to reach the wid...
Extended support for Windows Vista will end in one year from now
Nine years ago, Microsoft launched Windows Vista. Microsoft ended mainstream support for the operating system 4 years ago, and the company will be ending extended support for the OS in one year from now: that is April 11, 2017. Wh...
Windows 10 overtakes Windows XP in the month of January
by Greg Jordan
Net Market Share has just released its numbers for the month of January, and for the first time Windows 10, released just this pass summer, overtook Windows XP in terms of desktop usage for the OS. Windows 10 was installed on 11.8...