Microsoft Puts Improved Windows 10 Privacy Settings Front And Center

January 12, 2017 1 min read


Ever since Windows 10 launched, there have been concerns about Microsoft “spying” and users not having enough control over their privacy. Microsoft is about to address those concerns in a very big way. […]

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The Blue Screen Of Death Is Turning Green

January 10, 2017 1 min read


An obviously necessary change.

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Microsoft Finally Stops Selling Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

November 02, 2016 1 min read


Even though there’s plenty to like about Windows 10, some folks would still rather buy a Windows 7 computer. Unfortunately for those people, it’s about to get a lot harder to do that. […]

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Microsoft Is Ticked At Google For Publicizing A Windows Security Flaw

November 01, 2016 1 min read


Google takes software security very, very seriously. So seriously, in fact, that they have no problem stepping on one of their main competitors’ toes when they notice something that needs fixing. Whose toes […]

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Physical copies of Gears of War 4 require 11 GB day-one patch

October 03, 2016 1 min read


Next week sees the release of the highly-anticipated Gears of War 4 on Xbox One and Windows PC. But as is increasingly becoming the case, it doesn’t matter which version of the game […]

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It’s Microsoft’s fault cheap Windows laptops don’t use better hardware

September 05, 2016 1 min read


If you look at the low-end ($200-$300) Windows laptop market in 2016 you’ll notice that the hardware spec is mostly the same regardless of which brand name is on the casing. We get […]

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This must be the biggest Windows Blue Screen of Death ever seen

August 22, 2016 1 min read


The Blue Screen of Death has been around for more than 20 years. You’ve probably seen one or two before, but you’ve never seen one quite this big. That massive video wall (probably […]

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Guy tricks Windows tech support scammers into installing ransomware

August 14, 2016 1 min read

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The hero we deserve, and the hero we need.

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Final Windows 10 upgrade nag takes over your whole screen

July 04, 2016 1 min read

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Zero hour is approaching, and with the free Windows 10 upgrade offer set to expire at the end of the month Microsoft has unleashed a new weapon: a full-screen nag. Err, reminder. Microsoft […]

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Microsoft pays woman $10,000 over forced Windows 10 upgrade

June 27, 2016 1 min read

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Microsoft’s pushy Windows 10 upgrade tactics have finally come back to haunt them. Well, a little, anyway. They’ve just paid a woman $10,000 over an unwanted upgrade. Travel agency owner Teri Goldstein swears […]

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Microsoft is killing the Windows 10 upgrade nagware we all hate in July

May 06, 2016 1 min read

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Microsoft might be making one final push to scare you into upgrading to Windows 10 while it’s still free, but there’s a silver lining to that annoying cloud. They’re at least going to […]

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Microsoft warns free Windows 10 upgrades will end, after that it’s $119

May 05, 2016 1 min read


Quick, someone call the meteorologist that had her forecast interrupted by a Windows 10 nag screen! She’s running out of time to get that upgrade done. Microsoft published a blog post today trumpeting […]

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