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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An obviously necessary change.
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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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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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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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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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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The hero we deserve, and the hero we need.
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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’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 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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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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