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This near-final Windows 10 takes the best of Windows 7 and 8 and also springs forward with Cortana, Hello, and a surprisingly rough Edge browser.
Surface RT tablets aren't getting Windows 10, but they will get a minor upgrade with some new feature in September.
Microsoft said PC makers would likely miss the party, but HP joins Dell in begging to differ. Both companies say they'll be ready with Windows 10 machines on July 29.
As Microsoft engineers burn the midnight oil, you'll see buffing, polishing...and Universal Office app pricing.
The Verge reports that Build 10240, due out today, will be the one Microsoft sends to PC vendors and presents for the official launch on July 29.
Microsoft's hard work has paid off since the preview period began in February. The company's new Office app in the Windows Store are ready for non-preview action.
Microsoft scrambled to cover a vulnerability unearthed in last weekend's Hacking Team breach.
Microsoft apparently hasn't yet shipped a final version of the operating system to its partners, but that doesn't seem to be fazing Michael Dell.
The OS will ship on July 29, but PC makers need time to test the software before selling PCs with it. Microsoft's cutting it too close for them to make the date.
Microsoft is once again kicking off the Window 10 debut with lots of promos and marketing events worldwide. Here's a taste of what's to come at retail stores near you later in July.
Come Tuesday, Microsoft will end support for its 12-year-old server operating system
Build 10166 is short on new features, but long on bug fixes, including solving a few major problems.
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