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Windows 10 reaches 10% as 2015 comes to a close
Windows 10 reaches 10% as 2015 comes to a close
It has been five months since Windows 10 was released in late July and the pace at which it has been adopted surpassed that of its predecessor ...... 02 Jan 2016 - 2 comments
Xbox Video on Windows 8.1 gets MKV support
Xbox Video on Windows 8.1 gets MKV support
The video player that Microsoft bundles with Windows 8.1 has finally gotten support for MKV files, meaning users will no longer have to rely ...... 09 Dec 2014
Microsoft hopes to sell 16 million Windows tablets during the holidays
Microsoft hopes to sell 16 million Windows tablets during the holidays
Microsoft is hoping to boost sales of Windows tablets this holiday season with better marketing and retail efforts. To do so it will reportedly ...... 02 Nov 2013 - 8 comments
Microsoft pays $100k for Windows 8.1 bug discovery
Microsoft pays $100k for Windows 8.1 bug discovery
Microsoft has paid a security researcher a reward of $100,000 for detailing a bug and attack method on Windows 8.1. James Forshaw, a security ...... 09 Oct 2013
Microsoft pays $28,000 for IE 11 bugs
Microsoft pays $28,000 for IE 11 bugs
Microsoft has paid bug hunters a total of $28,000 for finding and reporting security vulnerabilities in the preview version of Internet Explorer 11. ...... 08 Oct 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft completes Windows 8.1, but MSDN and Technet subscribers must wait
Microsoft completes Windows 8.1, but MSDN and Technet subscribers must wait
Microsoft has confirmed that it has completed Windows 8.1 and is releasing it to manufacturing (RTM), but MSDN and Technet subscribers must ...... 28 Aug 2013 - 1 comment
Skype bundled with Windows 8.1 update
Skype bundled with Windows 8.1 update
Skype has announced that its Windows 8 app will be bundled with the Windows 8.1 update due to roll out in mid-October. The app will be added ...... 16 Aug 2013 - 11 comments
Windows 8.1 rolls out on October 17
Windows 8.1 rolls out on October 17
Microsoft has confirmed that the anticipated Windows 8.1 update will begin to roll-out on October 18. Windows 8.1 will start rolling out ...... 14 Aug 2013 - 2 comments
Download Windows 8.1 Preview ISOs now
Download Windows 8.1 Preview ISOs now
Microsoft has made installation ISOs for the Windows 8.1 Preview available to download. At the BUILD conference, Microsoft showed off some ...... 27 Jun 2013 - 9 comments
Microsoft redesigns Xbox Music app for Windows 8.1
Microsoft redesigns Xbox Music app for Windows 8.1
The Xbox Music app in Windows 8 has been given an overhaul as part of the revamp of Microsoft's Windows 8. The changes to Xbox Music are ...... 27 Jun 2013
VIDEO: Microsoft previews Windows 8.1
VIDEO: Microsoft previews Windows 8.1
Microsoft has posted a video showing a preview of some of the changes in its upcoming Windows 8.1 update. The company already put out a ...... 05 Jun 2013 - 10 comments
Windows 8.1 is here, and the Start button is back among many other improvements
Windows 8.1 is here, and the Start button is back among many other improvements
After days of leaks, Microsoft has officially unveiled Windows 8.1, the first major update for its unpopular Windows 8 operating system. ...... 31 May 2013 - 17 comments
Windows 8.1 available as free update later this year
Windows 8.1 available as free update later this year
Microsoft's upcoming major update for the Windows 8 operating system has officially been dubbed 'Windows 8.1', and will be available for free ...... 14 May 2013 - 4 comments
     

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