Well, that didn’t take long. While Microsoft claims that Windows 10 S is now a Windows 10 “mode,” the truth is that this attempted counter to Google Chrome OS has floundered.
Stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
A lot of Android virus and malware stories are hooey. Skygofree is a prime example.
Apple’s battery slowdown shenanigans are beginning to catch up with it.
Firefox Quantum is faster, but users will lose all their rich extensions.
Is it really that hard to keep from making a security idiot of yourself?
Surely there are still bugs in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update beta release. Just don’t expect Microsoft to tell you about them.
Consumer Reports can’t recommend Microsoft Surface laptops, and neither can I.
Windows 10 will be supported until Oct. 14, 2025 — unless your computer has a Clover Trail CPU. Then you’re out of luck.
Or are you OK with leaving yourself open to something that can kill your business?
Windows 10 is infamous for having snooping baked in, but one government stood up for user privacy. Oh, the irony!
Google introduced many neat new Android features at the conference. Moving forward with Android on Chrome OS wasn’t one of them.
Putting back doors into any software, even once, is just asking for trouble.
The real question to ask, though, is why this figure is so important to Microsoft.
Winston Churchill once said of Russia, "It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma." Now, I don't deal with international politics. I just write about technology. But when I've looked at HP lately I've been left thinking of its strategy as, well, "a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma."
DEK: Flop or not? Users will soon decide whether Office for the iPad is the greatest thing since Flappy Birds or the next Microsoft Kin. What's a Kin, you ask? Exactly.