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Contest: Tell Us What’s Your Windows 10 Story and Win A Microsoft Surface 3!

Did you know that you are actually able to download and use Windows 10 right now prior to its release next month? That’s right, you can indeed do so through a special initiative by Microsoft called the Windows Insider Program. In collaboration with Microsoft Malaysia, here’s another reason for you to check out Windows 10 […]

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International Pricing For Microsoft Windows 10 Revealed

Almost everyone will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10, but for those who are planning on building their own systems should take note that Microsoft has revealed the international pricing for its next operating system. Some prices first appeared on Newegg, but that appears to be slightly different from the actual prices.

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Microsoft Finally Explains Free Windows 10 Upgrade Path

Microsoft has finally clarified the free upgrade path for Windows 10. This comes after a very confusing weekend for the Windows Insiders who were hoping to receive a free activated copy of the operating system after the preview programme had ended. The good news is that Windows Insiders will still be part of the deal.

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Microsoft Amends Free Windows 10 Promise… Again

When Windows 10 was first announced, it appeared that Microsoft would do the unthinkable and give it away for free. Later, the software company amended that promise to a free upgrade to anyone who owns a genuine copy of Windows 7 or 8. Over the weekend, Microsoft published a blog post offering the upgrade to […]

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E3 2015: Xbox One Now Streams To Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One streaming feature is now available to PCs running on the Windows 10 preview. This allows the PC to mirror the entire Xbox One system, including accessing apps and the Xbox home screen. That being said, it still does not allow the streaming of movies from the Xbox One.

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Microsoft To Release Windows 10 On 29 July: Users Able To Reserve Free Upgrade Right Now

While the release date has been a subject of speculation for some time and it turns out that what we have heard before is true: Microsoft will indeed release its new Windows 10 operating system at the end of July. Specifically, it will be on 29 July according to official announcement by the company just few […]

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Microsoft Announces Cortana For Android And iOS

Cortana, Microsoft’s AI assistant for Windows devices, will be made available for both Android and iOS when Windows 10 launches later this year. It will be part of a Phone Companion app that is built into Windows 10 that allows non-Windows 10 Mobile users to access their PCs as if they were on Windows 10 […]

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Microsoft Celebrating 25 Years Of Solitaire On Windows With A Tournament

Solitaire has been a staple on Windows operating systems for 25 years now, and Microsoft is celebrating the occasion with two tournaments. That’s right, Microsoft is running Solitaire tournaments; and nobody knows how the entire structure works.

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10080 Is Now Live: Features Office Universal Apps and More

A month has passed since the last Windows 10 Technical Preview build for phones was released to eager Windows Phone users that are adventurous enough to run the pre-release version of the upcoming operating system. Now, there’s a new build already out in the wild which brings together numerous new features for users to test and then provide […]

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Microsoft Outlines The Many Different Versions Of Windows 10

Much like previous version of Windows, Microsoft will be marketing Windows 10 under several different SKUs. This is not entirely unexpected, although there are some versions that raise more questions than provide answers. The Windows blog post also clarifies the whole Windows 10 free upgrade thing as well.

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Don’t Install Windows 10 Technical Preview On Your Surface 3 Just Yet

After it was first announced to the world last month, the new Microsoft Surface 3 has then made its way to our shores last Saturday. The 10.8-inch full HD Windows 8.1 tablet is a beautiful productivity machine but in case you are more adventurous than average users and plan to install Windows 10 Technical Preview […]

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Build 2015: Windows 10’s Continuum Turns Phone Into PC

In addition to announcing Microsoft Edge and the ability for Android as well as iOS developers to convert their apps to Windows 10, the company has also showed off its new Continuum feature for Windows 10 phones during the company’s first keynote Build 2015 last night. It is slightly different from the one that is made for […]

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Build 2015: Windows 10 Preview For Raspberry Pi 2 Now Available

Microsoft’s diversification of Windows 10 continues with the introduction of the Windows 10 IoT Core Insider preview, which is essentially the Windows 10 preview for tiny computers. At the moment the preview only supports the Raspberry Pi 2 and Intel Minnowboard, but it intends to expand the range over time.

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Build 2015: Microsoft Plans To Bring Android And iOS Apps To Windows 10

Microsoft surprised developers at its Build Conference last night by announcing that it is working on a way to get both Android and iOS apps to run on Windows Mobile (the new name for Windows 10 on smartphones). This is massive news for Windows Phone users who have traditionally been treated as an afterthought by […]

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Microsoft Launches Lumia 540 Dual-SIM Smartphone for RM555

A new Windows Phone from none other than Microsoft itself is now official. The Lumia 540 is a dual-SIM smartphone that is aimed at the budget-conscious consumer. With a price tag of US$149 (about RM555), Microsoft’s latest device offers a 5-inch 720p display and 1GB of RAM.

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LG Monitors Disable UAC, Leaves Users Vulnerable To Malware

It turns out that using certain LG monitors for their split screen capabilities may be opening users to security problems. This stems from the fact that the drivers for the monitors disable Windows User Account Controls, which were put in place to ensure that unwanted software doesn’t install itself on computers.

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Windows 10 Technical Preview For Phones Now With Project Spartan

Microsoft rolled out a new flight for the Windows 10 for Phone preview over the weekend, and now introduced an early build of Project Spartan to the mobile OS. As promised, it also expands the number of supported smartphones and the only device from the original promised list isn’t available around these parts.

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Microsoft Unveils MS-DOS Mobile For Lumia, Complete with Built-In Windows 3.1

If you thought that it is an April Fools’ Day prank from Microsoft after reading the headline of this posts, well…you are right. However, the MS-DOS Mobile for Lumia is not fake either because it is fully interactive app that is so identical to the original MS-DOS that one might thought that it is the […]

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Microsoft Renames Universal Apps In Windows 10 To Windows Apps

Microsoft’s habit of changing the names of things continues after the company announced that it would be referring to Universal apps as Windows apps from now on. This change is surprising considering that the name Universal apps already describes the idea behind these applications pretty well.

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Microsoft Is Allegedly Making A New Surface, But It Will Not Be The Surface Pro 4

Microsoft looks to be building a successor to its Surface lineup, but it appears to be the lower end Surface 3. Despite the lack of “Pro” tag, it will still be running on Windows 10; which is another indication that Redmond is more than happy to pretend that Windows RT was a bad dream.

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