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Toshiba's swanky Satellite Radius 12 laptop is brimming with cutting-edge features

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 packs Intel's new Skylake processor, a 4K display option, and support for Windows Hello biometric security.

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Cortana packs her bags, heads to Windows Insiders in India, Japan and elsewhere

Windows Insiders in Japan, Australia, Canada and India will be getting a visit from Microsoft's virtual assistant soon as part of Microsoft's continued beta testing of new features for Windows 10.

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Windows 10 usage off to a fast start, Edge not so much

Microsoft’s new operating system has a stronger launch than Windows 7, but Edge usage is trending in the wrong direction.

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Windows 10 sets one-month OS adoption record

Windows 10 in August set a record for a one-month increase in user share for any operating system.

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Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8 amidst Windows 10 privacy storm

Worried about Windows 10's deep-reaching user tracking? Some of it's coming to Windows 7 and 8, too.

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Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Embarcadero released RAD Studio 10 Seattle, a big upgrade of its rapid application development platform.

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It's (still) Windows 95's world, we just live in it

From the Start menu and Taskbar to and device autodetection and free, bundled Web browsers, here’s a brief history of how Windows 95 became the operating system that time never forgot.

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Windows 10 hits the 75-million mark

Microsoft this week bumped up its claim of Windows 10 devices to 75 million.

It was 20 years ago today ...

20 years ago Microsoft released Windows 95, and the world lined up for it. 20 years later, things have changed.

Microsoft may offer some Windows 10 patch notes to enterprises

Windows 10 Enterprise has been installed in about 1.5 million business devices in less than a month. Now Microsoft is considering how to best offer patch information to users of its new OS.

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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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How to track your favorite sports teams with Cortana in Windows 10

Want to know how badly the Jets are doing for this upcoming NFL season? Let Cortana deliver the bad news.

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Windows 10 build 10532 is here, with revamped menus and a few big bugs

Hope you weren't using Windows Hello. Or 64-bit Chrome. Both of those are broken in this build. But at least you can send your feedback straight to Twitter.

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Microsoft to deliver Windows 10's business update service in stages

Microsoft won't have all the pieces in place for its Windows Update for Business (WUB) until sometime next year.

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How to stop Windows 10's annoying Microsoft Office ads

Rather than upgrading to Office to stop Windows 10 from bleating about it all the time, take these steps instead.

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PC sales plummet, thanks to free Windows 10 and a dearth of must-have hardware

IDC predicts the PC market will see five straight years of declining sales. Business PCs could recover in 2017, but consumer PCs will likely continue to suffer through 2019.

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The first 29 days of Windows 10

For a version of Windows on which Microsoft placed so much emphasis on upgrades, Windows 10 has a remarkable set of post-upgrade problems.

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Four weeks after launch, Windows 10 is already on 75 million PCs and tablets

Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer is having the desired effect, as uptake outpaces earlier versions.

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