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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 …

Pentagon All Praise For Blazing Fast Windows 10

The United States government continues its transition to Windows 10, with various departments, including Pentagon, deploying the new operating system on a large number of computers within their networks. In fact, the Department of Defense has taken, perhaps, the most aggressive stance in moving to the latest version of Windows. This is what Randall Conway, the …

NSA Loves Windows 10

Who would have guessed! The NSA sure has a thing for Windows 10 and the Surface line of devices, as it recently gave its approval and cleared them both for classified use. National Security Agency had been reviewing not just the operating system, but also machines like the Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4 and the …

Xbox One Had Its Best January Since Launch In The US

But still, the Sony PlayStation 4 outsold it in the first month of the year! One has to wonder just how what Microsoft has do to make Xbox One a long-term success against its rival on home turf. Or, what kind of an impact the upcoming Project Scorpio would have on the proceedings. Anyway, this latest …

Windows Phone Market Share Collapses Even More

Brace for more bad news, Windows Phone fans, as the market share of the mobile OS dropped even more according to the latest statistics provided by Kantar. The numbers confirm that the platform dipped in all major markets across the globe. Windows phones handsets are also not selling well in Europe, which has long been its …

Windows 10 Has Finally Overtaken Windows 7 In The US

Mission accomplished? One of the biggest focuses for Microsoft right now is to get people off of Windows 7 and have the upgrade their computers to Windows 10. And it appears that this challenge is complete in the United States — partially at least. Data provided by third-party market share research firm StatCounter for the month …

AT&T Stops Selling New Lumia Phones

Expected. AT&T has been clearing stock of Lumia phones lately, for the past month or so at least, and they now no longer sell new handsets carrying the Microsoft logo. As reported, the carrier has suddenly taken off the Lumia 950 from the its store for good. This makes another listing for a Lumia that has …

Windows 10 Touch Devices Help More Classrooms Go Digital

It’s kind of amusing how long it is taking classrooms to go completely digital, considering the fact that both mobile devices and touch enabled hardware has been available for quite some time. However, it looks like Microsoft is helping provide the biggest push towards this future. With Windows 10 at the center of it all. Chromebooks …

Xbox May Have Done Well In December, But PS4 Won It

Ask any knowledgeable person and the holiday shopping season is the prime time for gaming console sales. Both Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation consoles have been duking it out during this time. For many a year now. 2016 was no different, with both consoles putting up a good show through the year. The Sony PS4 was …

Xbox Had Its Biggest Sales Month Ever In December

That’s what you get when you aggressively push out deals and bundles. Microsoft has claimed some solid success for its Xbox console, saying that this past month was its biggest ever. Of course, December was the holiday shopping season, and it only stands to reason that the Xbox One family would have outdone itself. Particularly, after …

Most Windows 10 Migrations Leave Enterprise Security Holes

Shortcuts rarely are the full cuts! This has once again been proven in a new study on Windows 10 migrations and how organizations are deploying Microsoft’s latest operating system. Apparently, most companies are left vulnerable to security risks when making the move to the new OS. Enterprise software company 1E compiled this new research, surveying more …