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Microsoft is getting rid of Paint after over three decades
# It's Been Real
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# It's Been Real

Microsoft is getting rid of Paint after over three decades

Jul 24th 2017, 6:25 PM 20,355 Views 45 Comments

Paint has been part of the Windows operating system since 1985.

Today's your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free
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# One Last Chance

Today's your last chance to upgrade to Windows 10 for free

Jul 29th 2016, 9:18 AM 12,628 Views 36 Comments

If you don’t, you will have to pay €139 instead.

Windows 10's free upgrade is ending soon, but should you make the leap?
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# Last Chance

Windows 10's free upgrade is ending soon, but should you make the leap?

Jul 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 27,785 Views 58 Comments

The clock is ticking.

Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update
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Microsoft pays woman $10,000 for forcing Windows 10 update

Jun 28th 2016, 10:01 AM 22,027 Views 26 Comments

The update caused her work PC to slow down and crash regularly.

Microsoft is being criticised for the way it's getting people to install Windows 10
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# Pushy

Microsoft is being criticised for the way it's getting people to install Windows 10

May 24th 2016, 5:08 PM 21,614 Views 64 Comments

Some PC users are comparing the new approach to malware.

Windows 10 is planning to pack your Start menu with more ads
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# Tight Space

Windows 10 is planning to pack your Start menu with more ads

May 17th 2016, 3:10 PM 9,928 Views 44 Comments

The number of promoted apps on your menu will increase from five to ten.

In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users
# Slow And Steady
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# Slow And Steady

In the space of six months, Windows 10 has reached 200 million users

Jan 4th 2016, 4:11 PM 9,237 Views 38 Comments

But much work remains if it wants to reach its target of one billion devices.

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official
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# Experiment

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official

Oct 30th 2015, 9:10 AM 12,201 Views 14 Comments

It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.

Microsoft insists it's not scanning users' emails so it can serve up better ads
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# Clearing The Air

Microsoft insists it's not scanning users' emails so it can serve up better ads

Sep 29th 2015, 1:19 PM 4,980 Views 9 Comments

The company responds to privacy fears surrounding how Windows 10 collects and uses information from users.

Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs even when the user doesn't want it
# Under The Radar
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# Under The Radar

Microsoft is downloading Windows 10 to PCs even when the user doesn't want it

Sep 11th 2015, 2:53 PM 12,614 Views 42 Comments

The new version of Windows is downloaded through Windows Update, which is normally set to run automatically.

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
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# TechKnowHow

This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10

Sep 7th 2015, 7:31 PM 13,575 Views 17 Comments

It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.

Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy
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# Cautious

Piracy sites are banning Windows 10 users because they're worried about privacy

Aug 24th 2015, 3:24 PM 11,233 Views 23 Comments

They claim that Microsoft is sending back identifying information about their sites when Windows 10 users visit.

These are the Windows 10 features you should know about
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These are the Windows 10 features you should know about

Aug 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,304 Views 30 Comments

It looks familiar but there are many new things you can do with the latest version of Windows.

A man upgraded to Windows 10... and his wife discovered all of his porn
# Ahhhh
# Ahhhh

A man upgraded to Windows 10... and his wife discovered all of his porn

Jul 31st 2015, 8:34 PM 12,994 Views 1 Comment

Whoops.

Solitaire is back on Windows but it's going to cost you
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# Cough Up

Solitaire is back on Windows but it's going to cost you

Jul 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 13,267 Views 23 Comments

That’s right, it’s a freemium game.

Don't want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here's how to speed up the process
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# Fast Track

Don't want to wait for Windows 10 to arrive? Here's how to speed up the process

Jul 29th 2015, 7:48 PM 17,197 Views 32 Comments

If you’re getting impatient, you can get it sooner rather than later.

Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?
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# Final Preparations

Windows 10 is out today, so what do you need to know?

Jul 29th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,402 Views 43 Comments

The response to it has been pretty positive so far.

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date
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# Slow And Steady

Reserved a copy of Windows 10? You might not get it on the release date

Jul 2nd 2015, 4:41 PM 11,241 Views 39 Comments

Microsoft is releasing the update in phases, starting off with those involved with its Windows Insider programme.

Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free
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# False Hope

Microsoft caused some confusion over who exactly gets Windows 10 for free

Jun 22nd 2015, 6:10 PM 17,405 Views 15 Comments

You still need an official version of Windows 7 and 8.1 to be eligible.

Here's what you need to know about Windows 10 before it arrives*
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# Coming Up

Here's what you need to know about Windows 10 before it arrives*

Jun 2nd 2015, 5:03 PM 17,084 Views 19 Comments

*Don’t worry, you have almost two months to prepare.

End of an icon: The 'last ever' Windows has just been given a release date
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End of an icon: The 'last ever' Windows has just been given a release date

Jun 1st 2015, 1:55 PM 17,080 Views 30 Comments

It’ll still be around, but there won’t be any new product launches.

How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer
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# Addiction

How Candy Crush Saga is going to be the new Solitaire on your computer

May 18th 2015, 7:30 PM 12,855 Views 15 Comments

The game will be included with every version of Windows 10 when it’s released this summer.

How do you want your Windows 10? Cos there's going to be seven different versions...
# Keeping Track
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# Keeping Track

How do you want your Windows 10? Cos there's going to be seven different versions...

May 14th 2015, 12:11 PM 10,635 Views 29 Comments

The different versions will be released this summer, which may cause some confusion.

Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator
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# Babel Fish

Now anyone can use Skype's real-time video chat translator

May 12th 2015, 4:57 PM 7,581 Views 6 Comments

Four spoken languages – English, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin – are supported by the service and is available to anyone with Windows 8.1 or above.

This is why Windows 10 is going to be the 'last version of Windows'
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This is why Windows 10 is going to be the 'last version of Windows'

May 11th 2015, 1:12 PM 19,589 Views 21 Comments

Microsoft want to deliver Windows as a service, providing smaller, more frequent updates instead of major ones.

Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again
# Aiming High
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# Aiming High

Microsoft has some massive plans to make Windows relevant again

Apr 29th 2015, 8:06 PM 13,921 Views 19 Comments

And it aims to have Windows 10 running on one billion devices in the next two to three years after its release.

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper
# Surface 3
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# Surface 3

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper

Mar 31st 2015, 3:05 PM 11,720 Views 19 Comments

Could it be third time lucky with the Surface 3, which runs the full version of Windows.

Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead
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Internet Explorer is finally, officially, definitely dead

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:40 AM 30,438 Views 23 Comments

Microsoft’s Windows 10 keynote saw it touch on devices, holograms, mobile, Xbox One and a new web browser.

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?
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# Ch-ch-ch-changes

Is the Windows 10 preview a step in the right direction?

Nov 15th 2014, 10:30 AM 9,670 Views 23 Comments

The new version of Windows is still in the very early stages, but is there cause for optimism?

Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10
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# Cause 7 8 9

Microsoft decides to skip 9 and instead unveils Windows 10

Sep 30th 2014, 6:59 PM 15,670 Views 34 Comments

The new version will work on all platforms including desktop, tablet, smartphone and Xbox, and combines elements from Windows 7 and 8.