Windows 10

What to do if you haven’t got the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yet

What to do if you haven’t got the Windows 10 Anniversary Update yet

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update came out about a month ago now, but some users may not have received it yet and it may need to be manually downloaded from Microsoft directly. The Anniversary Update came out around 1 year after Windows 10 was launched on July 29th 2015, it doesn’t add many big features – instead works to refine the experience. We wrote an article containing the new features. Read […]

Windows 10 Anniversary update is now out

Windows 10 Anniversary update is now out

Windows 10 has been with us for just over a year now and to celebrate this Microsoft has launched a new Anniversary update and it is available, hosting a bevy of new features which whilst not ground breaking add much needed touches of refinement to the operating system. A lot of the features included with the Anniversary update have been included in the Insider Preview since December. So, what’s new? With […]

Microsoft will show one more Windows 10 upgrade banner

Microsoft will show one more Windows 10 upgrade banner

For the past year, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 have been nagged to upgrade to the new Windows 10 operating system, many have upgraded, back in November Microsoft had achieved 132 million installs of Windows 10 and then in earlier February this year more people were using the new OS than XP users. Now as we’re in July, the last day that users can upgrade to Windows 10 is July 29 […]

Microsoft has made it easier to activate Windows 10

Microsoft has made it easier to activate Windows 10

Since Windows 10 launched last year back in July, it has had it’s fair share of software bugs as it is with most software nowadays, so it is always best to hold of as soon as the software is released in case of any potential bugs. But as Windows 10 has been around for nearly a year now, it seems stable enough to now upgrade to. But now Microsoft is […]

Microsoft is letting third party devices work with Windows Hello

Microsoft is letting third party devices work with Windows Hello

Currently quite a few Windows laptops have something called Windows Hello built in, a technology which uses the devices cameras and fingerprint sensors to authenticate users into their computers on Windows 10. Since it’s existence Windows Hello has only be available on devices made by Microsoft, now as of this week it is being opened up to third party companies, using the Windows Hello Companion Device Framework. This news is part […]

After July 29, Microsoft won’t ask you to upgrade to Windows 10

After July 29, Microsoft won’t ask you to upgrade to Windows 10

Initially, when Windows 10 launched for free back in July last year, users running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 started to get notifications, like the one above reminding them that the new operating system was available to download. A lot of users, some few million didn’t bat an eyelid and upgraded straightaway however there were a lot of people and there still is that are a bit annoyed by the […]

Windows 10 will cost $119 after July 29th

Windows 10 will cost $119 after July 29th

Back in July last year, Microsoft did something brave and as it was the first time the company had ever offered an upgrade of an operating system for free, you could expect people to be nervous about it. Microsoft needed to do this, in the past few years before Windows 10. Microsoft for me had least had started to drift out of relevance while Windows 7 was good it just […]

Windows 10 now owns 14.35% of the market

Windows 10 now owns 14.35% of the market

Since the launch last year in July, Microsoft had a rocky yet successful start with Windows 10. Despite the new operating system downloading and installing itself on loads of peoples computers it has proved popular with users, Windows 8 certainly wasn’t the company’s finest hour, users just didn’t want a all touchscreen experience on their desktop and for some it was too alienating of a change from Windows 7 and […]

Cortana, in Windows 10 just can’t search Google

Cortana, in Windows 10 just can’t search Google

I’ve been using Windows 10 for quite a few months now, actually since January when it officially first came out on the Insider Program. Since then it has had it’s up and downs for random restarts and bugs but despite most things it has been good. Now some more bad news about Windows 10, the way Cortana has been designed Microsoft doesn’t want you using Google for voice searches, instead […]

New Windows 10 Insider Build 14295 now available

New Windows 10 Insider Build 14295 now available

Just a few days ago, Microsoft unveiled the latest build of Windows 10 to Insiders for preview access. Build 14295 follows up the last release from not long ago on March 17, however this build doesn’t have any new features, just lots and lots of bug fixes and UI improvements. Build 14295 is also a release for PC and mobile this time around. Build 14295 is available for a lot […]