Tag Archives: Windows

WannaCry Attacks: Microsoft Criticised for Not Offering Free Patches to ‘Unsupported’ Windows XP Users Earlier

American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday. In mid-march, Microsoft distributed a security update after it detected the security flaw in its XP operating system that enabled the so-called WannaCry ransomware to infiltrate and freeze computers last… Read More »

WannaCry cyberattack may spark wave of Windows upgrades, lifting Microsoft’s stock

Microsoft, cybersecurity firms could benefit from WannaCry  Monday, 15 May 2017 | 1:16 AM ET | 03:01 Investors should buy Microsoft shares because the recent cyberattacks will spur companies to upgrade to the technology giant’s latest operating system, according to Credit Suisse, which reiterated its outperform rating on the software firm. The WannaCry ransomware malware hit 200,000 victims in… Read More »

With less than a day to go, the Cerulean Moment Windows 10 Mobile is still only 2% funded

Back in August 2015, WhartonBrooks announced that it was working on a Windows 10 Mobile handset that would be “the most disruptive since the advent of the smartphone in 2000”. Over time, the company hyped up the device’s launch with photos and statements such as the one mentioned above. When it did take the wraps off the handset,… Read More »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: everything you need to know

Microsoft has announced the latest update to Windows 10, the Fall Creators Update, and with it some surprises – including iTunes on the Windows Store and cross-platform syncing with the iPhone and Android devices. No, hell hasn’t frozen over. What? It’s called the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which is the second in Microsoft’s new twice yearly update… Read More »

Checking for the Latest Windows 10 Update

Photo Q. How do I know if my computer updated itself to the new Creators version of Windows 10 that just came out? I looked in the system information box and it doesn’t tell me anything that mentions “Creators Update.” And are there any problems to expect with this version of Windows 10? The Windows 10 Creators Update… Read More »

Microsoft unveils the Surface Laptop powered by Windows 10 S, should Google be afraid

Microsoft started off with the vision of putting a PC on every desk, then on every house and in every pocket. Today, at the # MicrosoftEdu event in New York, Microsoft announced its plans to place PC ‘s in every classroom. Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 S, a new version of Windows 10 which is stripped down and simplified… Read More »

Microsoft Warns Users Not to Install Its Latest Windows Update, For Now

With its Creators Update for Windows 10, Microsoft promised that users would have the option to postpone future updates for a limited period of time and many rejoiced. But now that the update has started rolling out, it’s become apparent that there are still some stability issues and performing a manual installation isn’t recommended right now. In a… Read More »

Microsoft, Qualcomm’s ARM-Powered Windows 10 Laptops Will Arrive in Q4

Microsoft and Qualcomm announced last year that Windows 10 will get support for ARM chipsets, specifically, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon SoCs. While the companies said that the first PCs with ARM chipsets will be coming in 2017, there was never a specific timeline mentioned for the launch. Now, Qualcomm has revealed that the first such laptops will be launched in… Read More »

Windows 10 to Now Receive Biannual Updates in September and March

Microsoft has announced that it will now release scheduled updates for Windows 10 twice-per-year targeting March and September of each year. The company also confirmed that the next Windows 10 feature update will be targeted for September 2017. The new biannual schedule will be aligned with other products like Office 365 ProPlus. The Redmond giant believes that the… Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile is NOT dead but its future is far from guaranteed

Windows 10 Mobile may not be “dead,” but things are changing. Today, we try to make sense of the recent “Feature2” development and what it means for those on Windows phones. Microsoft’s recent release to the Windows Insider Program on Friday, April 14, caused a bit of a stir. Microsoft did something new with the latest Fast Ring… Read More »