AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11
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Hardware

AMD and Microsoft fix Ryzen performance in Windows 11

Both companies shipped software updates to address two performance issues
22 Oct 2021
What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
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What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know

Microsoft's replacement for Internet Explorer now functions as a genuine alternative to Chrome
22 Oct 2021
Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 365 is generally available: Here's how to get started with Microsoft's Cloud PC service

How much does Windows 365 cost, what packages are available, and is it suitable for my business?
22 Oct 2021
You can now test Android apps on Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

You can now test Android apps on Windows 11

The feature allows users to install apps directly from the Amazon Appstore
21 Oct 2021
Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft shares more details about Android apps in Windows 11

Developers shouldn't expect saved state to be secure
20 Oct 2021
Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app
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Linux

Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux a Windows 11 app

The shift to the Microsoft Store decouples the Linux component from the Windows Update cycle
12 Oct 2021
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
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Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
8 Oct 2021
Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates
Microsoft Teams on Windows 11
Microsoft Azure

Microsoft fixes bug preventing Azure Virtual Desktop security updates

The bug has been a problem since July
8 Oct 2021
AMD: Ryzen CPU owners should avoid Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

AMD: Ryzen CPU owners should avoid Windows 11

Company warns upgrading may cause performance dips of up to 15% for some apps
7 Oct 2021
Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 has problems with Oracle VirtualBox

Microsoft confirms compatibility issues as new operating system makes its debut
5 Oct 2021
Microsoft Windows 11 review: The more things change, the more they stay the same
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows 11 review: The more things change, the more they stay the same

A welcome visual refresh, but nothing that makes it a must-have upgrade
5 Oct 2021
The most exciting features in Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

The most exciting features in Windows 11

Microsoft's new OS features native Android apps, direct Teams integration, and more
5 Oct 2021
Windows 11 rollout begins as industry predicts slow business uptake
Microsoft Teams on Windows 11
Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 rollout begins as industry predicts slow business uptake

Microsoft's long-awaited OS refresh is here, but analysts expect many will wait until next year to upgrade
5 Oct 2021
How to install Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

How to install Windows 11

You'll need to check your system requirements before you upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft's OS
5 Oct 2021
Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Store opens to third-party storefronts

The newly-redesigned app store will launch alongside Windows 11 on 5 October
29 Sep 2021
Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft to scrap Basic Authentication in Exchange Online

The tech giant has announced October 2022 as the cut-off date for Exchange Online tenants
27 Sep 2021
Bug fixes and app updates arrive with latest Windows 11 preview build
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Microsoft Windows

Bug fixes and app updates arrive with latest Windows 11 preview build

Snipping Tool, Calculator, Clock, Mail, and Calendar apps all receive changes in what is likely to be the final patch before launch
17 Sep 2021
Microsoft's Office LTSC 2021 now generally available on Windows and Mac
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft's Office LTSC 2021 now generally available on Windows and Mac

The non-subscription version of Office designed for regulated customers promises improved performance and expanded accessibility
17 Sep 2021
Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft brings passwordless security to consumer accounts

Customers can even delete their passwords entirely if they wish
16 Sep 2021
Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend
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Laptops

Acer Swift 5 review: A skinny legend

So lightweight, you’ll want to take it everywhere you go
15 Sep 2021
How to virtualise Windows 7 inside Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to virtualise Windows 7 inside Windows 10

It isn’t safe to run a Windows 7 PC connected to the internet, but if you don’t want to lose access to your apps and setup this is a cunning workaroun…
9 Sep 2021
How to factory reset Windows 10
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operating systems

How to factory reset Windows 10

If your Windows 10 system isn't playing ball, you can reset it back to its factory conditions
8 Sep 2021
Windows 11 rollout will begin on 5 October
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operating systems

Windows 11 rollout will begin on 5 October

The phased release will see all eligible devices offered the upgrade by mid-2022
31 Aug 2021