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Candy Crush Saga will come preinstalled with Windows 10

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I thought this was a joke when I first saw the report, but it’s legitimate. Microsoft’s strategy to offer Windows 10 for free means it will come with some side bloatware, including free games. The company said recently that it was “excited” to offer King’s Candy Crush Saga for free with Windows 10.

The company said in a blog post that it’s happy to include a new Solitaire Collection and other games that Windows fans have loved for years, such as Hearts and Minesweeper. Read the rest of this entry »


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Good news for Windows Phone fans that are anxiously waiting for Microsoft to release the next version of Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview, as the company confirmed the next build will be upgradable from all Windows Phone 8.1 build.

Beside the fact that Windows 10 for Phones Technical Preview is not compatible with all Lumia smartphones, some users can’t simply upgrade to this version of the operating system unless they use a third-party application. Read the rest of this entry »


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After announcing the release of iOS 8.2 immediately after the “Spring Forward” event that took place on March 9 at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, USA, Apple has now released iOS Beta 3, build 12F5047f, which is available for anyone who wants to test the upcoming version of Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.

iOS 8.3 Public Beta 3 brings a wide variety of improvements in stability and performance. To test the iOS 8.3 Public Beta 3 software update on your device (see below the entire list of supported devices), which we don’t recommend because it’s an unstable operating system, you will have to sign up for the Apple Beta Software Program. After logging in, make sure to select the “Enroll your iOS device to receive beta updates” option. Read the rest of this entry »


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Microsoft launched two new Windows Phones yesterday during Mobile World Congress 2015 and while we were expecting that these would be another affordable smartphones, it’s still kind of disappointing for fans to not be able to get their hands on a high-end devices.

Unfortunately, the things won’t get better for those who want to switch to Windows Phone, but are still waiting for Microsoft to come out with a high-end smartphone. Multiple Microsoft officials confirmed after the announcement of Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL that the company will continue to focus on low-end smartphone market until Windows 10 becomes available. Read the rest of this entry »


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BlackBerry Messenger has been for a long time a BlackBerry-only affair. However, since the Canadian company started to have big problems due to its lack of innovation on the smartphone business, it has started to look for opportunities to widen its software footprint in the market.

The best selling product made by BlackBerry is now BBM, an instant messenger that’s now available on all major operating systems, including Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Read the rest of this entry »


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Windows is often referred to as the most insecure operating system in the world, pretty much because it’s targeted by the majority of malware infections out there, but as far as security vulnerabilities are concerned, Microsoft’s platform is no longer number one.

Statistics provided by GFI show that Windows security is getting stronger, so the leading place in the chart called “Top operating systems by vulnerabilities reported in 2014” goes to Apple’s Mac OS X. A total of 147 vulnerabilities were found on OS X, 64 of which were rated as “high.” Read the rest of this entry »


Microsoft reportedly planning Windows 10 event for January

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Microsoft will hold an event this January to show off the new features of Windows 10, according to The Verge. Although January is traditionally dominated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Redmond is apparently planning a standalone event later in the month to create some buzz for the new OS away from the confines of a busy trade show.

Some facets of Windows 10 were detailed earlier this year, but next month’s event will apparently be “more significant,” with Microsoft laying out its plans for phones and tablets, and possibly detailing a new Xbox One dashboard update. The Verge says Microsoft should formally announce the event before the year’s end.


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Microsoft is officially unveiling the name for the next release of Windows today: Windows 10. While the software maker had referred to Windows 10 as codename Windows Threshold internally, today’s official naming puts any rumors of Windows, Windows TH, Windows X, Windows One, and even Windows 9 to bed. It’s simply Windows 10, marking a jump from the mixed reception of Windows 8. Read the rest of this entry »


A closer look at Windows 10

  • Author: admin
  • Filed under: Software
  • Date: Oct 1,2014

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Microsoft officially unveiled Windows 10 this morning, and the company is planning to distribute a Technical Preview of the new operating system tomorrow. At Microsoft’s event today there were a number of machines running the Windows 10 Technical Preview, and I got an opportunity to briefly explore the new OS. While Microsoft pushed hard with touch on Windows 8, Windows 10 is the complete opposite. If you mouse into the corners to find the tricky Charms Bar they no longer trigger and frustrate. Instead, you’re greeted with the familiar Windows desktop and Start Menu from the moment you use Windows 10. It’s Windows 7 right now and very early in its development, but it has some interesting improvements waiting inside. Read the rest of this entry »


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When few (if any) web browsers do everything well, many of us have more than one client just to cover all the bases. The GO Launcher Dev Team’s just-launched Next Browser for Android tries to solve this in the simplest way possible: it cherry picks features from established rivals. Sharing extensions from Dolphin? Check. Chrome’s frequently visited pages? Check. Speed Dial from Opera? Check.

There’s even a Flipboard-style RSS reader. As there’s also bookmark syncing and voice search, Next Browser is theoretically the only client that Android users could want. How well that pastiche works is another matter, but those who’ve been pining for an all-encompassing browser can give the new app a try at the source link. Read the rest of this entry »