operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
21 Jan 2021
Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 forced-reboot bug
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft rolls out fix for Windows 10 forced-reboot bug

The bug triggers forced reboots in affected systems, with no option to stop or delay it
11 Jan 2021
Acer drops Intel for AMD with latest Chromebook
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Laptops

Acer drops Intel for AMD with latest Chromebook

The Chromebook Spin 514 is Acer’s first to come with AMD Ryzen 3000 C-Series Mobile Processors
8 Jan 2021
Six key events that helped Microsoft dominate the PC platform
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operating systems

Six key events that helped Microsoft dominate the PC platform

Despite the rise of Macs and Chromebooks, Windows is still the OS of choice on new computers. How did it gain and maintain its position?
7 Jan 2021
Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows

The company is also said to be working on a new Outlook app to replace the built-in Mail and Calendar apps on Windows 10
5 Jan 2021
How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data
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Microsoft Windows

How to reinstall Windows 10 without losing data

Reinstalling Windows 10 can wipe your system clean; here’s how to keep your files intact
24 Dec 2020
Take command of your computer with a command line interface
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operating systems

Take command of your computer with a command line interface

A CLI might not look as good as a GUI, but it can pack a punch
24 Dec 2020
How to speed up Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to speed up Windows 10

Does Windows 10 feel a bit sluggish for you? Read on for tips and tricks to speed up the OS...
23 Dec 2020
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
Windows 10
operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode - jump in!
23 Dec 2020
Google-Qualcomm partnership makes four years of Android updates a reality
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Google Android

Google-Qualcomm partnership makes four years of Android updates a reality

The work will lead to lower upgrade costs and support for devices for longer periods of time, Google claims
17 Dec 2020
How to fix a blue screen of death error in Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to fix a blue screen of death error in Windows 10

There’s a handful of ways to counter Windows 10’s most infamous system error
11 Dec 2020
BlackBerry and AWS are developing a standardized vehicle data platform
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operating systems

BlackBerry and AWS are developing a standardized vehicle data platform

Platform will give automakers a standardized way to process data from vehicle sensors in the cloud
1 Dec 2020
Windows 10 might soon be able to run Android apps
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Google Android

Windows 10 might soon be able to run Android apps

Microsoft's rumoured Project Latte software could bring mobile apps to the desktop
30 Nov 2020
How to protect your remote workforce
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How to protect your remote workforce

Working from home is the “new normal” for many, but how does a business keep its remote staff secure?
24 Nov 2020
Windows 10 and the tools for agile working
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Windows 10 and the tools for agile working

How the shift to Windows 10 Pro can help to get your agile workforce moving
24 Nov 2020
Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022
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Chromium

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022

The company says the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled some businesses' Windows 10 migration plans
23 Nov 2020
Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking
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privacy

Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking

The Mac manufacturer has lashed out after being criticised for delaying sought after privacy features iOS 14
20 Nov 2020
macOS Big Sur is bricking some older MacBooks
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operating systems

macOS Big Sur is bricking some older MacBooks

Apple's latest macOS update is rendering some MacBook Pro devices unresponsive
16 Nov 2020
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
13 Nov 2020
Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft
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programming languages

Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

He joins the firm’s Developer Division as Python breaks into the top two most popular languages for the first time
13 Nov 2020
Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows Kernel flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows Kernel flaw

The patch is one of 112 issued in November's Patch Tuesday
11 Nov 2020
How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update
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operating systems

How to fix a stuck Windows 10 update

Has your PC frozen during an update? Here's how to get it running again
10 Nov 2020
Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers
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supply chain management (SCM)

Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers

Pegatron misclassified its student workers and allowed them to work nights and unpaid overtime hours
9 Nov 2020