Windows Insider Preview build 15002 lets some users delay updates, avoid driver installations

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Microsoft rolled out a new Insider Preview build this week, with new options for deferring updates and preventing driver updates from being installed alongside new features and security fixes — but only certain users are able to access these controls. Microsoft needs to make them available to all users, from the get-go.

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What to expect when you’re expecting AMD Zen

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Last week we got an early preview of how AMD’s Zen might perform against Intel — but what kind of performance does the chip need to hit to be considered a success and what’s realistic to expect from AMD?

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Apple supplies third betas of iOS 9.3, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 to public testers

Article Image Members of Apple’s public beta program now have access to the third preview builds of both iOS 9.3 for iPhone and iPad, as well as OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 for Mac.

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Developers, public beta testers receive fifth iOS 9.1 beta

Article Image Apple on Monday released the fifth preview of its next iOS point release, making a new beta of iOS 9.1 available to developers and end users enrolled in the iOS public beta program.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Build 10158: Almost ready for prime time

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Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10158 on June 29, 2015 – exactly one month before the scheduled release of the final version on July 29. We took the newest version for a spin on an updated a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet that was previously running the rather-buggy build 10130. The update process…

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209100-microsoft-windows-10-build-10158-almost-ready-for-prime-time

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Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2 now available for download

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Microsoft has announced that the preview of Windows 10 is now available for the Raspberry Pi 2. Is this the beginning of Redmond’s push into the Internet of Things?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204925-windows-10-for-raspberry-pi-2-now-available-for-download

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Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 10074 hits the fast and slow rings

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Microsoft has renamed its Technical Preview builds to Insider Previews. And with that comes Build 10074, the latest preview ahead of the operating system’s release in late July.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/204642-windows-10-insider-preview-build-10074-hits-the-fast-and-slow-rings

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Microsoft updates Office 2016 for Mac Preview, intros new iPhone apps for Office 365

Microsoft on Wednesday released an updated version of the Office 2016 for Mac Preview, cleaning up bug and performance problems while adding new features, as the company also simultaneously launched two new Office 365 apps for the iPhone, Office Delve and Office 365 Video.



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Microsoft launches Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10041

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Microsoft has launched Build 10041, the first Technical Preview update for Windows 10 since January, and it’s a pretty decent one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/201522-microsoft-launches-windows-10-technical-preview-build-10041

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Apple releases first beta of OS X 10.10.3 with debut of Yosemite's new Photos app

Developers can be among the first to get their hands on the new Photos for OS X application, thanks to the release of a preview build of of OS X 10.10.3 on Thursday.



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How to install Windows 10 in a virtual machine

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After last week’s Windows 10 briefing, a brand new build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview was released publicly. Anyone can sign-up for the Windows Insider program, and get a taste of Windows 10. Of course, pre-release builds should never be used as a primary OS, so today I’ll walk you through how to run the Windows 10 Technical Preview in a virtual machine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/198427-how-to-install-windows-10-in-a-virtual-machine

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Windows 10 preview: A glimpse of our desktop future

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With its latest preview release, Microsoft has finally taken the covers off many of the new features in Windows 10. They point the way to a very different desktop experience than either Windows 7 or Windows 8.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/198310-windows-10-preview-a-glimpse-of-our-desktop-future

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Microsoft’s Windows 10: Free upgrades, Xbox streaming, OS-level video capture

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Windows 10 is headed to devices this year, and the first major unveil and feature preview have significant enthusiast-oriented improvements. With a free upgrade offer, will Windows 10 finally shake off the doldrums that have haunted Windows 8?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/198050-microsofts-windows-10-free-upgrades-xbox-streaming-os-level-video-capture

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Apple's own iBook reveals iPad Air 2 & iPad mini 3, both with Touch ID

With less than 24 hours to go before Apple is set to present its latest products, preview images for the company’s iOS 8.1 user guide in the iBookstore reveal the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, both featuring a Touch ID fingerprint sensing home button.



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How to download and install the Windows 10 Technical Preview (updated)

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Microsoft, right on schedule, has made the Windows 10 Technical Preview available to download. There are 64-bit and 32-bit versions available for US English, Real English, Chinese, and Portuguese. Follow these instructions to download and install the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/191295-how-to-download-and-install-the-windows-10-technical-preview

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Windows 10 Technical Preview, hands-on (video)

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I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview. Actually, I was so brave (foolhardy?) that I upgraded my main Windows 8.1 installation to Windows 10. The good news: The upgrade process went very smoothly indeed. The bad news: Well, except for a few small interface quirks, there doesn’t seem to be much bad news. Read on for my early hands-on impressions of Windows 10 Technical Preview — and a video of Windows 10 Technical Preview running on my multi-monitor desktop PC.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191332-windows-10-technical-preview-hands-on-video

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New Windows 9 Desktop screenshots show that Metro isn’t dead yet

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A bunch of new Windows 9 technical preview screenshots have been leaked… and I think you will either be curiously surprised, or utterly revolted. Good news: In Windows 9, it does indeed look like Desktop users won’t be thrust back into the full-screen Metro interface. Bad news: The Desktop interface now looks like it has been infected by Metro.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189892-new-windows-9-desktop-screenshots-show-that-metro-isnt-dead-yet

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