Tag Archives: Windows

How to check which version of Windows your computer is running

Do you know which version of Windows you’re running? Most of the time, there’s little reason to care. But sometimes you need to know. Some programs and computer hardware will only work with a specific version of Windows, for example. You might also need to know if it’s time to upgrade. Microsoft generally supports each version of its operating system for about ten years, ... Read More »

Using your iPhone with Windows

We’re sure Apple wouldn’t mind if you bought a Mac, but did you know that using Apple’s iCloud will make life easier when using an iPhone and a Windows PC? Apple created an official utility – iCloud for Windows, which synchronizes information, photos, and files with your Windows PC. While this approach is seamless, it doesn’t provide access to all ... Read More »

Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide: StatCounter

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 had 42.78 percent of the desktop market share Windows 7’s share stood at 41.86 percent, according to StatCounter In India, Windows 7 still has 59.38 percent market share Windows 10 might finally be the most popular version of Windows out there. As per web analytics firm StatCounter, Windows 10 received 42.78 percent of the desktop market, finally ... Read More »

GeForce Now Finally Available for Windows PCs

HIGHLIGHTS GeForce Now is Nvidia’s game streaming service It was earlier exclusive to Nvidia Shield devices Now it’s on Windows PC via public beta Nvidia’s streaming service, GeForce Now has long been exclusive to the company’s Shield line up of devices. Not any more. The company announced at CES 2018 that GeForce Now is finally available for Windows PCs via free public beta. What ... Read More »

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 »