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Windows 10 Home patch lets you turn off automatic app updates

Cumulative Update 5 for Windows 10 Home corrects an issue that made it impossible to disable automatic app updates through the Windows Store.

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Testing suggests that not even identical twins can dupe Windows Hello

If The Australian's testing is any indication, you shouldn't have to worry too much about your evil twin or doppelgänger unlocking your PC using Windows Hello.

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Microsoft to discontine OneDrive Groups October 16th

If you use OneDrive's Groups collaboration feature, you have a little under two months to pack up your data and move to something else.

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Microsoft won't provide full release notes for most Windows 10 updates

Only major patches will get full-fledged release notes, according to Microsoft.

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How to change Windows 10's default apps

Not feeling the love for Windows 10's default apps for music playback, web browsing, and so on? You can change them without breaking a sweat.

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Report: 50 million devices now run Windows 10

If a recent report is any indication, Windows 10 demand remains strong two and a half weeks after its launch.

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Report: Comcast will take on YouTube with a streaming service of its own

Comcast's "Watchable" streaming service should begin arriving on cable boxes soon—but non-subscribers will be able to access it, too.

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Windows RT 8.1 will get the Start menu too, Microsoft says

Windows RT users won't get Windows 10, but Microsoft isn't leaving out of the cold entirely.

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How to customize Windows 10's Action Center

Here's how to tweak exactly which notifications and quick access settings appear in Windows 10's new Action Center.

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Hacked electric skateboards could send riders flying

Two security researchers recently showed how electric skateboards can be hacked—and how riders could get seriously injured in the process.

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How to customize Windows 10's Start Menu

Windows 10 comes with a new Start menu, complete with a new bag of tricks. We'll show you how to master it.

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Supplier woes suggest Apple Watch sales aren't great

According to analyst Mark Li, sluggish shipments from one of Apple's Watch suppliers indicate that Apple's newest product isn't selling as well as expected.

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Leaked image shows Samsung Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge Plus

A purportedly leaked press image shows a larger version of the Galaxy S6 Edge and a refreshed Galaxy Note.

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Don't get fooled into clicking phony Windows 10 upgrade emails

Fraudulent emails encouraging you to upgrade to Windows 10 will drop ransomware, not Microsoft's new OS, onto your PC.

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Lenovo's Windows 10 PCs should arrive by mid-August

The company expects to take pre-orders for PCs equipped with Windows 10 on launch day, but shipments won't begin for a couple weeks.