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Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know through mid-2021. Microsoft’s shift to Windows-as-a-service (WaaS) for Windows 10 yielded a repetitive, predictable schedule of version release and support expiration dates for the […]

The second round of October patches arrives — with a few twists and a new nag

The second round of October patches arrives — with a few twists and a new nag

On the face of it, yesterday’s dump of “optional, non-security” patches for Win10 was thoroughly boring:  As usual, there was no second cumulative update for Win10 1903/Server 1903. If history’s any indication, that patch will likely arrive during “D Week” or “E Week” — or some other random time, later this month or early next month. […]

Google Nest Mini hands-on – TechCrunch

Google Nest Mini hands-on – TechCrunch

Two years after the release of the Home Mini, Google’s back with the sequel. Well, “sequel” might be a bit strong. The Nest Mini is more like one of those 1.5 movies they release on home video with a little extra footage than the theatrical release. That’s not a compliant, exactly. The truth is there […]

9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

9 ways to use Windows 7 (safely) when support ends

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will issue its final release of patches and fixes for Windows 7. After that, there will be no more technical assistance and software updates from the company, unless you have an Enterprise Agreement or Enterprise Agreement Subscription, and then it will cost you plenty. Naturally, Microsoft strongly recommends that you […]

Annie Leibovitz used the Pixel 4 to shoot a new collection of photos – TechCrunch

Annie Leibovitz used the Pixel 4 to shoot a new collection of photos – TechCrunch

Google ended today’s hardware event by going deep on the photo technology in its new Pixel 4, and brought out someone who’s actually been using the camera — legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz. The company announced that it’s working with Leibovitz back in October 2018. Today, she spoke about the experience of working with the Pixel 3 […]

Windows 10: It’s complicated | Computerworld

Windows 10: It’s complicated | Computerworld

It was a far, far simpler time. There was just the one iPad. Iron Man was only up to 2. And Windows 7 scratched its way onto about a quarter of all Windows PCs. The year: 2010. Somewhere in the intervening years, things got complicated. Now iPads come in five sizes. Marvel’s universe has more […]

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