Tag: Microsoft

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 test build lets you remove more pre-installed apps

October 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

A vanilla installation of Windows 10 is taking on a whole new meaning with Microsoft’s latest preview build. Windows 10 Insider Preview, Build 18262 (19H1), allows Insiders in the Fast ring and those who have opted in to the Skip […]

Mobile, Tablets

Best iPad Pro alternatives available in the US today

October 12, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

It’s almost the middle of October and Apple remains mum on prospective sequels to the 10.5 and 12.9-inch iPad Pros commercially released way back in June 2017. Granted, next-gen devices have started leaking again, but as we approach the holiday […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft fixes catastrophic Windows 10 update bug that mass-deleted user’s files

October 10, 2018

Via: DailyMail

Microsoft has fixed a bug in its latest Windows 10 October 2018 update that deleted files en masse for some users. The software giant was forced to pull the update over the weekend due to the data deletion issues. Now, […]

Mobile, Tablets

Why Google Thinks Its New Pixel Slate Will Win the Shrinking Tablet Market

October 9, 2018

Via: Fortune

With its new Pixel Slate tablet, Google wants to win the shrinking tablet market in a battlefield it will have to share with competitors like Apple’s iPad and Microsoft’s Surface devices. The search giant said Monday its new tablet is […]

Mobile, Tablets

How Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 6 tablet compares to the iPad Pro

October 3, 2018

Via: The Verge

The new Surface Pro 6 has been announced, and Microsoft promises big gains over the previous generation thanks to its jump from dual-core to quad-core 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Of course, the jump forward in power comes with a […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is building LinkedIn into Outlook and other Office apps

September 24, 2018

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is planning to more deeply integrate LinkedIn into the company’s Office apps. While we saw some LinkedIn integration in Word last year, Outlook will be updated to include information about contacts for calendar appointments and document sharing. Outlook users […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Windows 10 October 2018 Update installations could fail without enough disk space

September 20, 2018

Via: Techradar

Microsoft is advising those with PCs that have scarce amounts of storage that the Windows 10 October 2018 Update will fail if it doesn’t have enough room to install – and that you should ensure your machine has the requisite […]

Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Cloud is no longer the dark horse

September 4, 2018

Via: Info World

With plenty of reflection time since the 2018 edition of Google Cloud Next, it’s clear the majority of my fellow attendees agreed on a couple of things. First, Google is serious about making public cloud a successful part of their […]

Computing, Hardware

Intel reportedly petitioned Microsoft to avoid using ARM chips in the Surface Go

August 24, 2018

Via: TechSpot

As reported by Paul Thurrott, Intel “petitioned Microsoft heavily” to use its Pentium Gold CPU in the Surface Go instead of an ARM chip. Despite a new Snapdragon CPU likely offering longer battery life, Microsoft was probably aware of the […]

Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Driver Module Framework Aims to Ease Windows Driver Development

August 20, 2018

Via: InfoQ

Windows driver developers should now have an easier way to create simple and structured drivers, as well as to share code amongst drivers, using the new Microsoft Driver Module Framework (DMF), which has been recently open sourced. Born from the […]