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October 2018 Update Delay Is Affecting Hardware Vendors

The deafening silence from Microsoft regarding the October 2018 Update delay may be unprecedented, but effects of the delay are also far and wide reaching. Not only are consumers affected by it, but hardware manufacturers are also

Windows Piracy Remains A Major Threat

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are

Vanadium, Vibranium Are The Next Codenames For Windows 10

Looks like Redmond is at it again! The company, famed as much for renaming and rebranding, as it is for software and services has new codenames for Windows 10. Earlier this year we learned that the software

23% Of Companies Not Yet Ready For Windows 10

Sounds like resistance! It looks like not every IT professional is ready to make the move to Windows 10, with enterprise users citing concerns over migration security. In a new study, that is. A recent survey from

Is Microsoft Even Listening To Windows Insiders?

Boy oh boy, Microsoft sure had quite an October! The company had a rather colorful launch of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, with the release plagued by several issues before being paused. Everything from data loss

Over 50% Of Businesses Have Upgraded To Windows 10

That’s a resounding success, if ever there was one! Some three years since launch, more than 50% of businesses have made the move to Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s OS. This, despite the fact that

Microsoft Bringing Xbox Game Pass To PC

We have a new contender! After notable success on the Xbox platform, Microsoft has now revealed plans to bring its Game Pass subscription service to PC. This is a service similar to Netflix, where gamers pay $9.99

Canalys CEO Still Thinks Microsoft Will Kill Off Surface

And that too, in 2019. The Surface line of hardware has been growing from strength to strength, but there is no shortage of people who believe that the brand is on its death bed. Even as Redmond

Microsoft Plans For Windows Core OS Apps Leak Out

We finally have the first details on the apps strategy that Microsoft has in store for Windows Core OS, which is basically a way to make Windows 10 more modern and modular in nature. Why we did

Microsoft May Reorganize Windows Team Soon

That is, after the release of the Redstone 5 update. There are some whispers that the software titan is gearing up for a reorganization of the Windows team, to better align it with future strategy. This is