Tag Archives: Windows

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Now Rolling Out: How to Download

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 Fall Creators Update rollout has begun The update revamps the experience with Fluent Design System It is compatible with all devices presently running on Windows 10 Microsoft on Tuesday, October 17 announced the start of the rollout of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709). Alongside, Microsoft announced the first mixed reality headsets are now available to buy, and introduced the Surface Book ... Read More »

Microsoft to Host Windows Mixed Reality Event on October 3: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The event will be held on October 3 in San Francisco Microsoft will introduce new Mixed Reality headsets These headsets have been made by Acer, HP, Dell, and Lenovo Microsoft appears to be hosting a Windows Mixed Reality event. The tech giant is reported to have sent out press invites for an event on October 3 in San Francisco, giving ... Read More »

How to upgrade to Windows 10

If you have a genuine version of Windows 7 or 8.1 then upgrading to Windows 10 is relatively simple. After the upgrade process, you won’t get a licence key, but here’s why Windows 10 doesn’t need one. As the free upgrade ended in July 2016, Windows 10 home now costs £99.99 and Windows 10 Pro costs £189.99 to download. There isn’t a cheaper ‘upgrade’ version like there ... Read More »

Windows 10 S Can Now Be Installed on Any PC With New Tool

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft is making it easier to try Windows 10 S Insiders can now test Windows 10 S on their machines Microsoft announced Windows 10 S earlier this year As Microsoft works to extend the reach of Windows 10 S, an additional education-focused variant of its desktop operating system that it announced three months ago, the company is now looking at ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Office sales soar and Windows Phone fades in cloud-happy earnings call

Remember when Microsoft touted Windows Mobile during earnings calls? Now, Microsoft’s Windows Phone business is “immaterial,” while Office, Azure, and other cloud and services products continue to propel the company to profitability. In a small note during its second-quarter earnings report Thursday, Microsoft said its phone business had declined $361 million in revenue from a year ago, leading to the ... Read More »

IDC: Worldwide smartphone shipments grew 3.4% in 1Q17, Windows phone market falls

The report said that, Windows Phone shipments continue to fall as the lack of new hardware partners, developer support, and overall enthusiasm for the platform show no immediate signs of recovery. Meanwhile, the report said that Android would continue to capture roughly 85 percent of the worldwide smartphone volume. It said, Despite a slew of very attractive high-end Android products, ... Read More »

Best Windows backup software 2017

We need backup software because we don’t live in a perfect world. If only Microsoft provided Windows users with something like Apple’s Time Machine: an effective, set-it-and-forget-it, total system recovery and backup solution that requires little interaction or thought on the part of the user. Instead, Microsoft offers a mishmash of restore points, recovery discs, file backup, and even the ... Read More »

Windows 10-powered alcatel Idol 4 Pro now available to pre-order in Europe

The alcatel Idol 4 Pro with Windows 10 is now available to pre-order in Europe. Specifically, the device is now listed on Microsoft’s UK website for £419.99. The listing reveals a launch date of July 26. In addition, Microsoft Germany and France also have the handset listed in their website, offering it for €479.99. Release date remains the same: July ... Read More »

How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Updated 06/29/2017 to include a warning about how the Windows DVD Player works or stops working in Windows 10, which only reinforces our advice to use VLC instead. You can play a DVD in Windows 10 for free, with a little help that’s probably not from Microsoft. I’ll tell you how Microsoft’s solution sort-of works for some people. Then I’ll tell ... Read More »

Lava Helium 14 Laptop With 14.1-Inch Display, Windows 10 Launched at Rs. 14,999

HIGHLIGHTS The laptop sports a 14.1-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display The Helium 14 comes with 2GB of RAM Lava Helium 14 is already available for purchase from Flipkart Domestic mobile and tablet manufacturer Lava on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with Microsoft and Intel to launch its first ever laptop – Helium 14. Priced at just Rs. 14,999, the ... Read More »