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Mere days after Microsoft reported plummeting sales for its own Lumia handsets, Vaio says it will launch its own Windows 10 Mobile phone. Whether third parties like Vaio and Acer can succeed where Microsoft hasn't remains an open question.
Windows 10's user share jumped in January by its second-largest one-month increase since its launch, data from analytics vendor Net Applications showed.
A few years back Microsoft switched from per-processor to per-core licensing in SQL Server, and now it's about to do the same thing with Windows Server 2016. You may not be thrilled with the results.
Windows 95 now runs in a browser. Just don't expect to do much with it.
Microsoft said Thursday that its Lumia smartphone revenue fell by 53 percent—and that it expected a similar drop this quarter as well. With Lumia's future looking dim, we can only hope that rumors of a Surface phone might come true later this year.
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TripAdvisor said its app will come preloaded on millions of Windows 10 mobile and desktop devices—a practice most consumers despise, but one that Microsoft may be forced into.
Call this Insider preview build 14251 a calm before the storm, as Microsoft tries to sync desktop and mobile Windows before further upgrades.
The latest Chrome release doesn't offer a ton of new features for PC users, but there's a new-ish extension for compressing your data usage similar to what's available on Android.
Windows 10's cloud storage and music player combo are just begging to store and stream your entire personal music collection.
The Vaio Z turns the 2-in-1 concept on its head, and the Vaio S practically begs to be bent.
Windows Defender has risen from dead last in independent testing to somewhere in the middle, actually outperforming some paid competitors.
Microsoft's giving enterprises and some consumers a chance to buy new Skylake PCs running older Windows 7 or 8.1, with over 100 systems from Dell, HP, Lenovo, and NEC.
The Windows 10 Mobile OS—popularly known as Windows Phone—is now compatible with smartphones based on x86 chips, according to Microsoft.
Dropbox took advantage of many of Windows 10's most intriguing app features, including notifications, quick search, and even biometric logins using Windows Hello.
If you game on your PC, you might want to be careful with the new Insider build 11102 of Windows 10.
There are already fingerprint readers out there promising easy integration with Windows Hello. Synaptics' solution builds it into peripherals you're already using.