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New Windows 10 Feature Delays Updates For Up to a Year

The latest update to Windows 10, version 1511 (or build 10586, but effectively ‘Service Pack 1’), has introduced a plethora of changes, from performance enhancements, ...

November 18, 2015 at 7:37 pm by

Windows 3.1 System Shuts Down Paris Airport

Last Saturday, the Orly airport in Paris was forced to ground all flights due to a computer glitch and not just any glitch, but one caused by a system running Windows 3.1 ...

November 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

An Inside Glimpse at Computing in North Korea

After eschewing Windows due to its American origins, North Korea has been using the Red Star operating system for over a decade. Not only is Red Star created by the North ...

November 2, 2015 at 5:45 pm by

Microsoft Preparing Large Windows 10 Update in November

Windows 10 will be receiving a substantial update in November according to a trusted source known to industry veteran Paul Thurrott. The revised version of Windows 10, known ...

October 23, 2015 at 12:00 am by

Microsoft Responds to Advert Claims in Windows 10 Start Menu

Windows Insider members recently noticed an unusual suggestions bar embedded into the Start Menu. This appeared in the latest testing build and offered information about ...

October 16, 2015 at 1:30 pm by

KDE Turns 19 Today!

Today marks the 19th birthday of the Kool Desktop Enviroment (KDE) which added a more stylish visual interface to various Linux distributions. Back in 1996, the creator, ...

October 15, 2015 at 11:00 pm by

Windows 10 Build 10565 Improves Edge, UI, Context Menus, and Icons

Microsoft has released its newest build of Windows 10 (10565) bringing with it a plethora of new features, including improvements to its new Edge browser and Cortana personal ...

October 14, 2015 at 10:25 am by

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 ...

October 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm by

Microsoft Addresses Windows 10 Privacy Concerns by Pretending They Don’t Exist

Since the release of Windows 10 at the end of July this year, there’s been much frenzied concern – some hysterical, some justified – regarding the operating system’s ...

September 30, 2015 at 5:04 pm by

New Windows Update Disables Safedisc DRM

Microsoft made a lot of people mad last month when it disabled support for Safedisc and certain versions of Securom DRMs in Windows 10, which made hundreds of older PC games ...

September 23, 2015 at 5:31 pm by

Microsoft Builds Its Own Linux Distro

In a move unheard of under its previous regime, Microsoft has revealed that it has built its own Linux distribution and is utilising it in its Azure data centres. Since CEO ...

September 18, 2015 at 5:09 pm by

How to Stop Windows 7 and 8 From Spying on You

By now, the internet is saturated with articles advising Windows 10 users how to stop the new operating system from tracking and collecting their data, with many existing ...

August 30, 2015 at 9:30 am by

Windows 10 is Spying on Kids and Not Everyone is Happy About it

Windows 10 spies on its users. This is no secret. But did you know that it specifically spies on kids and sends weekly reports of children’s computer history and internet ...

August 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm by

Windows 10 Already Installed on More Than 75 Million Devices

Windows 10’s launch has been nothing short of extraordinary and recorded over 14 million installs within a 24 hour period. The latest data from Yusuf Mehdi, the ...

August 27, 2015 at 10:30 am by

Linux is 24-Years-Old Today!

Today marks the 24th birthday of the Linux operating system, pioneered by Linus Torvalds and provided an open-source, community-based alternative to Microsoft Windows. Linux ...

August 25, 2015 at 8:30 pm by

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