The deal is sealed! Microsoft has officially confirmed that upcoming Redstone 5 update will be known as Windows 10 version 1809, which is now the formal version number. This, the company revealed in a new preview build that it rolled out for Insiders on the Fast ring of the program, which brought with it several...

Looks like Microsoft has an uphill task at hand. The company seems to be struggling to exceed the milestone of 700 million active Windows 10 devices, as the adoption of the OS has slowed down. Or, at least, looks like so. Redmond, however, expects the transition to the new operating system to accelerate in the coming...

Man, that was fast! Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 April 2018 Update is now fully available, and is actually already powering 250 million devices, in more or less two months. With Windows 10 itself approaching 700 million devices out in the wild. This newest version of the OS, also known as Version 1803, saw...

The end is near! Windows 8.1 is nearing sunset, as Microsoft has officially ended mainstream support for this version of the operating system this week. It will no longer receive new features and updates. Other than security patches, of course. This development follows this month’s Patch Tuesday rollout, meaning...

Milestone time! Microsoft held its annual shareholders meeting today, where CEO Satya Nadella confirmed that Windows 10 were running on 600 million active deices now. This, along with putting some extra emphasis on gaming, which you can read up on about here. Anyway, according to the report, this is a number that...

Buzz among the bees is that Microsoft has achieved the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update RTM milestone, and the company is pretty much done with this major new update for the operating system. One that is on track for launch this month. On October 17. It has been quite a journey for this particular update for the OS,...

So, something absolutely magical happened couple of days back! Windows 10 celebrated its second birthday this past Saturday, what with Microsoft having launched the OS on July 29, 2015. Feels like yesterday, that launch! Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 10, and in a surprise and totally unexpected move gave the...

Onwards and upwards! Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is now starting to show some real strength, with Windows Store now offering more than 175,000 unique Metro apps for download. They took a while coming, though. Towards the end of July, we had figures of 170,000. And that amounts to what, five thousand apps in around...

Lay this one on the universal apps that are now showing up on Microsoft app repositories, but this welcome convergence has resulted in the mobile OS gaining over 30,000 apps in less than 30 days. Yeah, I hear you — too many 3s and 0s in the sentence above. But Redmond has just confirmed this important, important...

Not too shabby, Microsoft. The software titan has made some tremendous efforts these last couple of years to convince developers to port their applications to the Windows 8 platform. At the same time, offering them plenty of tools and services to do so. The result? These efforts are starting to pay off, as the Windows...