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Category: Strategy

German Police Invests €100,000 On New Windows Phones

This is the police! The German police. Polizei, as they like to go by. Well, they seem to have a thing for Windows phones, because the law enforcement agency is making a neat little investment in the platform. Even the lack of apps is no problem for them. According to reports in the local media, Hamburg …

Microsoft Has Developed A Special Version Of Windows 10 For China

Windows 10 is ready for China, in the words of a local Microsoft official. The software titan has just announced a special version of the OS for the country, complete with custom security features. Talk about this custom-tailored version of the operating system has been going on for a while. For a year now, actually. Redmond …

Windows 10 Ads Are Unacceptable, Users Say

The criticism is coming high and low, particularly regarding Windows 10 ads, which have actually become quite a common thing these days as Microsoft is going all in. Redmond is even showing new ads in the Start Menu of the operating system lately. Not to mention some OneDrive promotions in the File Explorer, that got many …

Microsoft Adds More Bloatware For Windows 10 US Users

Not the best news to end a week, but Microsoft, it seems, is adding another name to the list of apps that come preinstalled with Windows 10. At least, for users in the United States. The en-US version, so to say. Which is actually something a lot more users install, not just the ones based in …

Microsoft May Be Launching A $1,000 Windows 10 Laptop

How’s that for a surprise! It appears that the Surface Book 2 may also end up with a traditional laptop approach, as rumor is that Microsoft is actually planning a Windows 10 laptop. One that may come in at a $1,000 price point. The second-generation Surface Book lineup is expected to be launched sometime this year, …

Windows 10 Creators Update Hides A Secret Ad Switch

Houston, we have a problem! Or rather, the Netherlands has a problem, as a Dutch consumer watchdog has issued a warning on Windows 10, claiming what they believe is a sneaky ad setting. One that is not enabled by default. Microsoft is, of course, tweaking the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update to address many of the …

Windows 10 Will Now Force Some Updates On Users

Force them, no matter their internet connection! One of the biggest annoyances with the original version of Windows 10 was how systems updates were provided to PCs, regardless of their connections. This led to many users exceeding their data plans, and sometimes even caused huge charges for those that were on cellular connectivity. Microsoft then introduced …

List Of Features Removed In Windows 10 Creators Update

What ever happened to the notion of no feature gets left behind! Windows 10 Creators Update is all set to bring a ton of new features to the operating system, but at the same time, some options are being removed. Microsoft is basically ending development of a whole array of features, while others will actually be …

This Is End For Windows Phones, Kantar Says

Hope you’re ready for a two OS world! Independent market analysis firm Kantar Worldpanel has written off Windows in the global phone market, saying that there will only be two mobile ecosystems moving forward. Android and iOS. The latest statistics released by the market share research firm confirm what we already know, and that is the …

Microsoft Showing New Ads In The Windows 10 Start Menu

Well, if you’re doing something, better do it right! Microsoft has not shied away from showing ads in the Windows 10 Start Menu, and now the company is taking it a whole another level. A lot more aggressive, in other words. Just last week Windows 10 users started getting advertisements for OneDrive cloud storage service, and …

Windows 10 Users, Get Ready For A New Ad Type

Hope you like fries with your ads, because Microsoft is bringing more of them in Windows 10. A ton more, in fact. Speaking of ads here, not fries, obviously, as the company has just announced a new type. Playable ads, it calls them. And they are coming to Windows 10 apps in the Store. Of course, …