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Microsoft Now Labels Windows 10 As A “Recommended” Update

It seems like Microsoft really, really wants its users to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft’s newest operating system is now labelled as a recommended update for users that are still using either Windows 7, 8 or 8.1. This comes to no surprise since the change coincides with Microsoft’s scheduled Windows 10 push, which was highlighted […]

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Cortana Now Able To Remind Users Of Their Promises and Odd Hour Meetings

With a reputation as one of the most prominent feature in Windows 10, Cortana was designed to be a digital personal assistant from the ground up. In addition to tracking flight details, weather, news, and traffic, Microsoft has recently added new capabilities into the feature that are aimed to further assists user’s daily life.

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Windows 10 Surpasses 200 Million Installations Worldwide

Currently, Windows 10 has surpassed 200 million installations across various devices. This comes as no surprise since Windows has been offering free upgrades to Windows 10 for users that are still on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. Barely two months ago, it was reported that Windows 10 had already reached the 100 million installations mark. […]

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12-inch Samsung Tablet Certified; Powered by Windows 10

In the past, Samsung was reportedly working on a Windows 10-powered tablet. Now, the tablet in question has been certified by the WiFi Alliance and Bluetooth SIG under the model number SM-W700, suggesting that Samsung could be unveiling its own Windows 10 tablet soon.

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Document Editing On Windows 10 Mobile’s Continuum Will Require Office 365 Subscription Soon

As you might know from our numerous reports on the feature, Continuum allows users to utilize the newly launched Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL as if they are PCs. They not only will have much more screen space to work on, they are also able to edit their Office documents using familiar interface. However, […]

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Windows Phone 8.1 Devices Won’t Get Windows 10 Mobile Update Until Next Year

Microsoft has delayed the Windows 10 update for existing Windows Phone device until “early 2016.” The reasons for this change is currently unknown, as the company had originally indicated that it was heading towards a December 2015 launch for the update.

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Apple’s Swift Is Now Open Source

Apple announced that its programming language, Swift, is now open source. Swift was first introduced by Apple in 2014 and it is currently the fastest growing programming language in the world. Swift was initially released by Apple to only be used to develop apps for iOS, OS X, tvOS and WatchOS. Swift is unique in […]

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Fitbit Launches New Software Features For Its Products

Recently, Fitbit announced new software features to further enhance its line of wearable devices. The new software features bring plenty of additional functions to the Fitbit Charge HR and Fitbit Surge. Besides that, there is also a new feature for the free Fitbit App, which may be useful to its consumers.

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Microsoft Delays Project To Bring Android Apps To Windows 10 Mobile

  One of the big announcements for Windows 10 was the ability to run Android apps on the mobile version of the operating system. However, it looks like Microsoft has delayed the launch of the feature; and some are beginning to think that the codenamed Project Astoria has been killed for good.

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Microsoft Launches Site to Help Mac Users Switch to Surface Book

If you’re a jaded MacBook user who is planning to make the switch to Windows, Microsoft has just the guide for you to make the whole process easier. More specifically, it’s a guide to transition to the new Surface Book.

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Hands On: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, One of The First Windows 10 Flagship Smartphones

First announced at Microsoft’s grand Windows 10 event in New York few weeks ago, the Lumia 950 XL is one of the first smartphone to feature Windows 10 as its native operating system alongside Lumia 950 and Lumia 550. What made it special though is that the Lumia 950 XL is not only the largest […]

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Microsoft Announces Windows 10 IoT Core Starter Kit

Microsoft’s Windows 10 IoT Core is the company’s attempt to get a piece of the embedded software pie. To that end, it has teamed up with Adafruit to provide potential developers and creators with a Raspberry Pi 2 starter kit that provides the buyer with everything he or she needs to get started building with the […]

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Microsoft Quietly Releases Start Menu For Windows RT 8.1

Anyone here still using Windows RT 8.1? No, Microsoft is still not going to offer Windows 10 for your machine. Nevertheless, it is now time to download the update that the company has previously promised for the operating system which include one of the most touted feature from Windows 10…its Start Menu.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Is Being Downloaded To Your Computer Whether You Want It Or Not

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system has had a massive adoption rate thanks to the free upgrade programme for Windows 7 and 8.1 users. However, there are still some who would rather not take the option but are finding that Windows 10 is downloaded to their system anyway.

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Windows 10 Allows Microsoft To Remotely Disable Pirated Games

Microsoft has updated the Windows 10 End User Agreement, and inserted an interesting clause that allows it to disable pirated software detected on the system. This doesn’t cover everything, but instead refers to unauthorised first party software.

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Sony Advises VAIO Users To Delay Windows 10 Update

VAIO users have been warned against updating their laptops to Windows 10 for the time being. Sony is still testing drivers for the new operating system, and it is not yet ready to offer support for the older machines.

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Microsoft Releases Windows 10 IoT Core; Builds Air Hockey Robot To Show It Off

Microsoft has released its version of Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi and Minnowboard Max. Windows 10 IoT Core is free to download, and is meant to power the next generation of embedded devices that may not have displays. The company has also built an air hockey table to show off its new technology.

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The Not-Actually-Windows-10 Update For Windows RT Will Be Arriving In September

Microsoft has not entirely forgotten Windows RT, and will be rolling out an update for the ARM based operating system to bring it closer to the recently launched Windows 10 look. Of course, being the red-headed stepchild of Microsoft this update is mainly cosmetic and doesn’t bring any Windows 10 functionality with it.

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Photo Essay: Windows 10 Is Now Officially In Malaysia

Even though it has been almost two weeks since Windows 10 made its way into millions of PCs throughout the world, the operating system has yet to be officially launched in Malaysia. That changes yesterday as Microsoft has taken the opportunity to introduce the new operating system in our shores just as it arrived in […]

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Windows 10 Prices In Malaysia Fully Revealed: Ranges From RM 520 To RM 1,099

In time with the official launch of Windows 10 in Malaysia which took place just few hours ago (more on that later), Microsoft has finally revealed the full pricing of the new operating system for Malaysia. As it turned out, the final prices are actually different from the early information that we received during Windows […]

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