Sweet penny! As we, hopefully, all know by now, Microsoft will be ending support for Windows 7 next year. One of the world’s most popular OS will reach end of support less than a year from now. January 14, 2020, to be exact. Microsoft is currently engaged in a drive to move users away from this old platform and onto...

Or iPhone, for that matter. We have known for a while now that Windows Phones are dead, but Microsoft has just moved a little further from its mobile platform. In a recent update to its FAQ page, the company details its end of support plans for the mobile OS. And in the process, recommending users to move to Android...

The countdown begins, the clock is ticking! Tick tock, tick tock. Windows 7, one of the finest operating systems Microsoft ever put out there, is set to be retired in exactly a year from now. Meaning, customers have exactly 365 days to upgrade to a newer, supported version of the OS. The date to keep in mind is for...

The People Bar, also known as My People, is one of those options that Microsoft put a lot of effort in to develop. But its usage never picked up, with most users not even being aware that it was there. And as is reported, it seems that it is going away soon. Future builds from the 19H1 development branch will see a...

Let’s start the new week with some solid security news! Browser security, that is. If you depend on IE and Edge for your browsing needs, then you better be in the know here. Microsoft is set to disable certain TLS versions on both of its web browsers. Now, admittedly usage of Microsoft browsers has been on the...

It’s that time of the year again. A melancholy, depressing time. One where Microsoft announces the features that are being removed or deprecated in the next version of Windows 10. This time around, the version in question is version 1809, previously known as its codename Redstone 5. Now, better known as the October...

Smart. Microsoft has found a way to generate some nice side revenue from Windows 7, which is currently the world’s most popular desktop operating system. But one that is getting ready for sunset, with end of life set for January 14, 2020. And while Redmond is keen on moving the user base to a newer version of the...

If you are one of the few that are still rocking the old version of the operating system, then make way for some news. Stores for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 are all set for retirement. Microsoft clearly wants everyone to move to the latest version of Windows, and shutting down access to the apps repository for...

For a while. Microsoft pulled a fast one last month when it announced that the old version of Skype, also known as the classic version, will stop working on September 1. The company than started herding users to Skype version 8, which is interesting because this variant of the application had been in beta for...

Time for Windows 8.1 users to jump ship? Don’t look now but there’s an exodus going on, one where developers are quietly abandoning one of the more popular operating systems on the planet. Windows 8.1, the fourth most used desktop OS, had a share of 4.95%. Enough to give it a user base of millions of users. Microsoft...