Windows 10

Microsoft OEM Exec Says Windows 10 Will Launch in July

An AMD executive has narrowed down the timeframe for Windows 10's release to the "end of July."

Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones Released with 'Spartan'

The second public build of the Windows 10 technical preview for smartphones was released on Friday, bringing much broader device support and marking the phone debut of Microsoft's new "Spartan" browser.

Retiring Windows Server 2003: Lessons from Windows XP's End-of-Life

A year ago, Microsoft retired Windows XP after an extremely long period of warnings. What insights can channel partners take from that process as they look toward the Windows Server 2003 support deadline on July 14? 

Reports: Windows 10 'Redstone' Update Coming in Second Half of 2016

Microsoft is planning an update to Windows 10, code-named "Redstone," to be released in two stages over the second half of 2016, according to media reports on Tuesday.

Microsoft Exec Teases Possibility of Open Source Windows

The future of Windows could be open source, according to a Microsoft executive this week.

Surface 3 Unveiled, Will Hit Retail Shelves in May

Microsoft on Tuesday took the wraps off the Surface 3, the thinnest and lightest version of its tablet.

Spartan Browser Makes Debut on Windows 10 Technical Preview

The newest Windows 10 technical preview build features the public debut of Project Spartan, Microsoft's next-generation browser, and its new EdgeHTML rendering engine.

Microsoft Tweaks Its Browser Strategy for Windows 10

Microsoft this week explained the roles Internet Explorer and the new "Spartan" browser will have in Windows 10, including some changes from its previously outlined browser strategy.

How Good Can a $60 Windows 8.1 Tablet Be?

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The answer is pretty good, judging by the performance and features of the WinBook 7-inch TW700 Tablet -- a whole lot of Windows 8.1 computer for a very small price tag.

Next Windows 10 Preview Build Released; 'Spartan' Still a No-Show

Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview build for its "fast-ring" testers on Wednesday, although it notably does not include the new Spartan browser.

Microsoft Says Windows 10 Will Arrive this Summer

Microsoft's next desktop operating system will be available this summer, the company announced on Tuesday, a surprising change from the fall timeline forecasted by Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner back in December.

Microsoft To Optimize Windows 10 and Azure for 'Internet of Things'

Microsoft on Monday talked up its "Internet of Things" (IoT) vision, and the roles that its Azure and Windows products will play in it.

Windows 10 To Support Biometric Security with 'Windows Hello'

Passwords need no longer be the last line of defense against unauthorized device access.

Intel Tempers Revenue Forecast over Poor PC Outlook

Chipmaker Intel on Thursday warned investors that its first-quarter revenues could be off by about $1 billion due to lower-than-anticipated demand for business desktop PCs.

IDC: Tablet Sales To Recover Slightly on Back of Windows 10

Research and consulting firm IDC delivered mixed news for the tablet market on Thursday, scaling back its growth estimates but still forecasting a "modest" increase in shipments.

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