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Microsoft Windows 10 Hits 270 Million Active Users

Happily for Microsoft, Windows 10 adoption is chugging along quite nicely. In fact, according to Microsoft, Windows 10 has achieved the fastest adoption yet, beating out Windows 7 and 8. Since the last update at the…

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EA Origin Dropping Pre-Windows 7 Support

As many users undoubtedly learned the hard way with Windows XP, software support doesn’t last forever. This is doubly true of regular software which can often just drop support without much warning and stop working. Luckily, this…

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Microsoft Denies Windows 10 Is Self-Installing

For obvious reasons, Microsoft is pushing hard to get their users onto Windows 10. While spamming advertisements and making the upgrade free have done wonders, it seems like that is still not fast enough for Microsoft. According…

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Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.0 Review

Introduction It has been about six months since Synology launched the Beta program for the new DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.0 and we’re so very close to an official release. Today I’m taking a closer look at…

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Windows 10 Mobile Update Might Finally Arrive This Month

Whether Windows 8 mobile users have waited patiently for the update to Windows 10 or not is something the upgrade numbers will show, but up until now they haven’t had any other choice than wait. At least,…

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WhatsApp to End Support For Older Operating Systems

WhatsApp is a cross-platform messaging client which allows users to exchange text messages, images, video content, location details and audio files. As of February 2016, WhatsApp has a user base of up to one billion which…

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Microsoft Will Start Releasing Windows 10 Update Notes

While there are undoubtedly many issues and concerns users have with Windows 10, one of them is finally being addressed. After announcing last year that there will be improved documentation for Windows 10 Updates, Microsoft has…

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Checkout the Windows 10 Redstone 14257 Update and Changelog

The latest update for Windows 10, Redstone 14257, is here at last. Of course, Microsoft will be pushing this update automatically to most of you eventually and the changelog will no doubt fly under the radar…

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Windows Fixes Issues With Games but Still Unclear With Mobile OS

Build 11102 of Windows 10 came to the public attention in a big way recently when it was discovered that the build would crash when running games. Ranging from starting up a game to swapping out from…

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SteamOS Update Lets You Play With Xbox One Elite Controller And More

Some like PC, some like Console. People choose different platforms for different reasons, but the creators behind the ever popular PC gaming platform Steam came up with an idea to bridge the gap. Enter Steam machines,…

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A Look At The Steam Survey Results For November 2015

I will only pick out the most noteworthy Steam Survey Hardware and Software results for November 2015; otherwise, I might be here until New Years day 2017.  So, what do we have? Below are the Steam…

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Ian Murdock Founder of Debian Linux Passes Away Age 42

Many users would have come across Ian Murdock’s work, more so if you are a user of Linux-based operating systems. It is with great sadness that we must report that Ian Murdock has passed away at…

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Windows 10 Hits Impressive 200 Million Installs

Despite a host of glaring issues it seems like Windows 10 is continuing to truck along just fine. After hitting a landmark 75 million installations by the first month and 110 million by the second month, it has…

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The Underbelly of Red Star OS Reveals Tracking Features

Red Star OS was revealed in early 2015 as North Korea’s operating system after it was snuck back to the states by ex-google employee Will Scott. Since then the operating system has been under investigation and most recently…

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Microsoft Will Not “Force” Consumers to Upgrade to Windows 10… Or Will They?

Microsoft has been somewhat pushy concerning the adoption of Windows 10, from the many “forced upgrade” attempts, relentless hidden updates to the secretive file downloading system which launches an installer without explicit user acceptance, the tech…

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OneDrive Placeholders May Be Replaced Back in Windows 10 ‘Redstone’

Windows 10 has so far received a mixed reception since its release, the many positive aspects which have included the return of a usable start menu has somewhat been outweighed by an operating system thin on…

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Steam Controller and Workshop Support Added to Warframe on PC

Earlier this week we saw the launch of Steam Machines (at last!) and that means that Steam OS, the Steam Controller and more are all now fully out in the world and ready for people to…

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New Xbox One Experience Now Available – What to Expect

If you’re an Xbox One gamer, then you’ll no doubt have heard that there is a major update for the consoles OS today. The new update, known as vaguely as “New Xbox One Experience” will bring…

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Google Dropping Chrome Support for XP, Vista and OSX 10.8

Even when Microsoft dropped public support for Windows XP last year, many large organizations continued to pay for extended support. Not surprisingly, Google also continued to support Windows XP for their popular Chrome browser. That’s set…

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Microsoft to End OEM Windows 7 Pro Sales Oct 31st 2016

With the successful launch of Windows 10 behind them, Microsoft is closing up their Windows 7 and 8.1 business. According to Microsoft’s Windows lifecycle factsheet, we’re getting confirmation that Windows 7 Professional will no longer be available to OEMs…

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Twitch Will Install Arch Linux Later Today

Despite being a video streaming service, Twitch has gained fame through a series of “Twitch Plays” events. While those have all revolved around games like Metal Gear and Pokémon, a more ambitious project will start in about 12…

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Windows 10 Upgrades Will Start Installing Automatically Next Year

When Microsoft released Windows 10 early this year, the new operating system was meant to unify the Windows/Microsoft ecosystem. In an effort to achieve homogeneity among its desktop user base, Microsoft is taking extreme measures to…

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Windows 10 Upgrade May Automatically Install on Windows 7/8.1 Systems

Microsoft has been pushing their new Windows 10 OS pretty heavily since launch a little over two months ago. Due to those efforts, the Windows 8.1 replacement managed to hit 75 million installs in just 1…

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University of Cambridge Study Shows 87% of Android Devices Insecure

For those watching the Android ecosystem, it is plain to see that mobile OS suffers heavily from a casual security policy. However, the number of devices that are actually vulnerable to known security flaws can be…

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Windows 10 Hits 110 Million Mark by Second Month

Earlier in the month, we got word that Windows 10 had surpassed the 100 million install mark. While that was an unofficial source, we now getting word directly from Microsoft that their new operating system managed to hit…

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Possible Fix Found For Windows 10 Error With Taskbar and Cortana.

The release of Windows 10 has been rather odd in many respects, yes it’s an improvement over the much maligned previous OS in terms of user interface, but privacy concerns coupled with a monitoring tool that…

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Microsoft Accidentally Releases Buggy Windows Update

Those who set Windows 7 to automatic update may have experienced an unpleasant surprise yesterday. According to multiple reports, the update would cause the system-wide error, with Windows Explorer and other programs frequently crashing, corrupting even…