Tag Archives: Windows

Lenovo’s new $229 Windows tablet and $99 Android tablet aim for the budget-conscious

Lenovo has three new budget Yoga notebooks at Mobile World Congress this year. After aiming for the premium crowd with the Yoga 900S at CES last month, the trio of refreshed Yogas today are designed to bring Windows 10 to the more budget conscious. Lenovo is catering for everyone with two 14-inch models, a 15-inch version, and even a new ...

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Sunday's Best Deals: Calvin Klein, 4K Fire TV, Xbox One Windows Gamepad, and More

Calvin Klein underwear, Amazon’s 4K Fire TV, and a wired Xbox One controller for Windows kick off Sunday’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Click hereto ...

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Microsoft cuts thousands of movies and games to 10 cents for Windows 10

Microsoft is trying to tempt millions more people to upgrade to Windows 10 over the next 10 days. The software giant is kicking off a huge promotion for its Windows Store, with more than a 1,000 movies, songs, apps, and games discounted down to just 10 cents. There’s a wide range of titles available, but you won’t own movies as ...

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Microsoft’s new Android app will try to convince you to switch to Windows Phone

Microsoft has been working to provide its services across all platforms, including iOS and Android, but its latest app, called AppComparison, might have a pretty small target audience. The description for AppComparison, released to Google Play on Friday, starts like this: “Are you considering changing your Android device to Windows Phone?” As you’ve probably guessed, the app, once installed, will ...

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Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default browser and install Chrome and switch defaults then ...

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Microsoft to deliver Windows 10 updates using peer-to-peer technology

Microsoft is planning to distribute future Windows 10 updates using a peer-to-peer (P2P) protocol. While Microsoft has traditionally uses Windows Update to deliver OS and some application updates from a single source, the latest leaked build of Windows 10 reveals that the company is moving towards P2P. A new option allows Windows 10 users to enable “updates from more than one ...

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Microsoft’s most popular Lumias won’t get every Windows 10 feature

Microsoft has been heavily focused on low-end Windows Phone hardware over the past two years to grow market share, but its upcoming Windows 10 update won’t be finely tuned for these devices with low specifications. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore revealed on Twitter yesterday that the software maker is working on Windows 10 for phones with 512MB of RAM, but that “features ...

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Leaked screenshots reveal more Windows 10 phone features

While we got an early look at Windows 10 running on phones during Microsoft’s press event last month, we weren’t allowed to explore the operating system fully. That’s about to change soon with the release of a Technical Preview of Windows 10 for phones, but for now we’re starting to learn of a few new features that are coming, thanks to ...

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Week’s Winners and Losers: Disney Up, Windows RT Out

Filed under: Company News, Microsoft, Walt Disney, Market News, Investing Jae C. Hong/AP There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the family entertainment giant coming through with a blowout quarterly report and the world’s largest software company finally putting an end to an ill-advised mobile platform. Office Supply Retailers — Winners Living up to the recent buyout ...

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Skype’s new design on Windows and Mac focuses on messaging

Microsoft’s Skype client has traditionally focused on video and voice calls, but with the rise of mobile it has started to shift to target instant messaging. Skype took over MSN Messenger, and recently picked up some updates to improve its unreliable chat experience across multiple devices. Today, Microsoft is bringing a fresh look to Skype for Mac and Windows. If you’re ...

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