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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Is Windows 10 Going to Reach 1 Billion Devices on Time?

    Last week Microsoft unveiled their latest momentum numbers for Windows 10 and announced that the nearly 10-month old operating system is now running on 300 million active devices. Early on Microsoft announced an ambitious goal of having Windows 10 installed on 1 billion devices within 2-3 years...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Momentum

    Earlier today we learned via a tweet storm from Yusuf Mehdi, Microsoft’s CVP for Marketing in the Windows and Devices group, that Windows 10 is now installed on over 75 million devices in its first month of availability. That is an overall average of 2.5 million upgrades per day since its...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    What we know about Windows 10 Service Release 1 (SR1)

    When our own Rod Trent returned from attending the Windows Insider and Windows 10 launch events in New York City last week he shared some insight he gained during the various conversations he participated in. One of the big pieces of info was the reminder that Windows 10, the release everyone...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    After the Windows 10 installation, the clean-up -- here's what to do

    Yesterday I shared with you my recommendations for the first five things you should update and customize after installing your upgrade to Windows 10 after tomorrow’s general release. Once you have settled into your new Windows 10 installation and are satisfied with how everything works, you can...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 might already be downloading on your Windows 7 and 8 PCs

    In less than 24 hours, Microsoft will start upgrading Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines to Windows 10. The software giant is preparing for this big release, at 12AM ET on July 29th (9PM PST on July 28th), by pre-loading the final version of Windows 10 on PCs eligible for the upgrade. A number of...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft has finalized Windows 10

    Microsoft has now finalized Windows 10, ready for its release later this month. Sources familiar with Microsoft's plans tell The Verge that the software giant has selected build 10240 as the final release to manufacturing (RTM) copy, allowing PC makers to start loading the software onto new...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 10 Availability Tidbits

    Last week ended with the release of Windows 10 build 10130 to Insiders – the second test build released to those on the Fast Ring in a nine-day period. This week kicks off with the official announcement from Microsoft that Windows 10 will be available for Windows 7 and 8.1 users to download for...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft's Windows 10 Will Be Free For Users Of Windows 7, 8, 8.1

    Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system will include an app that lets iPhone and Android users sync their devices with their desktop. Will Microsoft really give away Windows 10 following its release date? And will...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Can Microsoft Make The Windows RTM Deadline For Summer?

    We heard a couple of weeks ago from Microsoft's Terry Myerson that Windows 10 would be released this summer, which depending on how you define summer, could be anytime between 21 June and 23 September which are the official dates of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. However, is that a...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 'Threshold' and Cadence: How fast Is Too Fast?

    With Microsoft expected to make available a public technical preview of Windows Threshold around late September or early October, it's a good time to revisit the thorny cadence question. For individual consumers, especially power users, Microsoft can't release new versions of Windows quick...
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