Previous versions of Windows only allowed you to save and install your programs in one of the attached hard drives on the PC, but Windows 10 can have apps installed from the Store to several different areas. Including SD cards and USB flash drives. Windows 10 will create an encrypted WindowsApps folder in the new...

The very next day after Microsoft’s September 30 press event, the company made the Windows 10 Technical Preview available to public in both consumer and enterprise variety. Along with the preview build of the upcoming operating system, Redmond also initiated the Windows Insider Program that will allow everyone access...

Eh, the trifling perils of early enthusiasm! Well over a million people deployed Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview, but they now have an extra step before they can install the final version. Nokia have talked about this in a recent blog post, revealing that users might need to revert their devices to a commercial...

Microsoft announced the availability of the Lumia Cyan update for users of Nokia smartphones yesterday, and now the company has followed up on this with a few new details. You can read up on some of the new features of this refreshed firmware here. This new post on the Nokia Conversations blog reveals that while the...

Steve Ballmer, the former Microsoft CEO, said not too long ago that 9 out of 10 copies of Windows in China were pirated. And it seems it is this statistic that has compelled Microsoft to design a new activation system. This activation system is set to debut with Windows 9, as detailed here. And now some new details...

Microsoft surprised many by announcing that Windows 8.1 would be made available to download via the Windows Store. The release back in October last year went smooth for the most part, if slow. However, some users experienced a bunch of issues during installation of this upgrade for Windows 8. Issues, that apparently,...

System requirements for software and games may not be all that imperative, what with the ever improving hardware, but there are some system requirements for Windows Phone 8.1 that you need to keep an eye on when upgrading. First up is obviously a compatible handset. All Windows Phone 8 smartphones are eligible for...

Microsoft made the installation of Windows 8.1 Update a mandatory baseline for users that want to receive future updates, but a substantial amount of them experienced various issues when deploying the first ever refresh of Windows 8.1. As a result of this, many users are yet to upgrade. But the software titan is aware...

Fragmentation is the bane of the software industry, and as the largest producer of computer software on the planet, Microsoft knows this fact full well. Windows XP is example enough. And in order to prevent further divisions amongst users of its modern operating system, Microsoft made the installation of Windows 8.1...

It had to happen. And it did. Microsoft have just announced that users have one more month to install Windows 8.1 Update on their computers, and the deadline has been officially extended. That means, the date goes from May 13 to June 10. The software titan had made installation of Windows 8.1 Update mandatory for all...