Tag: Windows

Best new Android & Windows smartphones at MWC 2015

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Samsung, HTC, Sony and others debut brand new smartphones at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Best at MWC 2015 Samsung, HTC, Sony, Microsoft and others are using the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona to…

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Microsoft’s device share growth to outpace Apple’s through 2016

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Gartner’s forecast downgrades Apple’s OS expected share to 11.3% this year, 11.6% in ’16 Microsoft’s share of shipped devices will climb slightly this year and pick up some steam in 2016, but Apple’s share will grow at a…

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Patch Tuesday: 16 security advisories, 5 critical for Windows

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All supported versions of Windows are affected including Windows 10 technical preview Microsoft is issuing the largest number of monthly security advisories since June 2011, five of them critical and affecting all supported versions of Windows. And applying…

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‘Critical point’ for Windows starts Tuesday

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Whatever Microsoft calls Windows 8’s successor better wow the enterprise. When Microsoft unveils its next edition of Windows Tuesday, it will face its greatest challenge ever in operating systems, an analyst argued today. “There’s never been a more…

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If Microsoft gives away Windows Phone 8, will anyone take it?

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In a bid to increase licensees and gain some badly needed market share, Redmond won’t charge for its phone OS anymore. Rumors and speculation have swirled on this for months, but now it’s official: Microsoft is giving away…

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Microsoft to offer free 8GB of OneDrive storage if you refer friends

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Microsoft has rebranded Office Web Apps as Office Online and SkyDrive as OneDrive, with upcoming refer-a-friend free cloud storage bonuses. By Ms. Smith on Mon, 02/10/14 – 2:30pm. Rumors circulated about Microsoft’s plan to rebrand Office Web Apps…

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Did Microsoft reach into your PC to stomp a botnet?

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Report claims the company turned off botnet software on user’s PCs. Is that their right? Microsoft took down yet another botnet, but its method for doing so many not sit well with a lot of people, as the…

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Windows 8 cobranding with Android may backfire for Microsoft

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All business in the front and party in the back, this category is the mullet of mobile devices. At CES, dual-boot devices running Windows 8.1 and Android revealed a conflicted situation for Microsoft. In the struggle to make…

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Microsoft’s final security push is missing the kitchen sink

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Considering all that’s being patched this month, it seems as if Redmond forgot to include the kitchen sink… Tripwire’s Tyler Reguly says that considering all that’s being patched this month, it seems as if Redmond forgot to include…

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3 Highlights with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

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Microsoft Windows Server R2 capbilities to be aware of and consider as part of an IT stratgey. With any server operating system upgrade, IT is always looking for the hooks that help motivate the upgrade process and deliver…

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