Microsoft Windows 10 S Isn’t as Secure as the Company Claims

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 S may be more secure than other versions of the OS, but no operating system is perfectly locked down.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251467-microsofts-windows-10-s-variant-isnt-secure-company-claims?source=Computing

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Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S

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The Surface Laptop can now be reverted to Windows 10 S if you don’t like having the full version of Windows 10 Pro, Unfortunately, you’ll have to wipe the machine to do it.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251153-microsoft-surface-laptop-revert-windows-10-s-if-you-hate-running-applications?source=Computing

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Surface Laptop Review Roundup: Nice Hardware, Windows 10 S Disappoints

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Reviews of the Windows 10 S-equipped Surface Laptop have hit the ground — is this the Surface for regular users, or another niche device?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250826-surface-laptop-review-roundup-great-hardware-windows-10-s-leaves-reviewers-cold?source=Computing

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Microsoft Preps ‘Advanced’ Windows 10 Pro for Workstation PCs

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Microsoft is prepping a new workstation version of Windows 10 Pro, with support for up to four CPU sockets, 6TB of RAM, and its new ReFS file system.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250385-microsoft-preps-new-advanced-windows-10-pro-workstation-pcs?source=Computing

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WannaCry surprisingly avoided old versions of Microsoft's Windows

Though WannaCry was one of the most serious malware attacks ever, some old Windows systems surprisingly eluded infection, according to a new report.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/wannacry-surprisingly-avoided-old-versions-microsofts-windows.html

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Microsoft: Windows 10 ARM Devices Will Run x86 Code at Near-Native Speed

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Microsoft is bringing ARM support to Windows 10–only this time, ARM devices will run x86 code at near-native speed, thanks to a clever emulation layer.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249292-microsoft-declares-windows-10-arm-devices-will-run-x86-code-near-native-speed?source=Computing

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iTunes Is Coming to the Windows Store, but Still No Non-Edge Browsers

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Microsoft announced yesterday that iTunes will come to the Windows Store with Windows 10 S, but don’t hold your breath waiting for Chrome or Firefox.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249213-itunes-way-windows-10-store-non-edge-browsers-still-not-happening?source=Computing

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Microsoft Hits 500-Million-Device Milestone for Windows 10

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Windows 10’s market share and absolute install base have grown substantially in the past 12 months, from 300 million to 500 million devices. Windows 7 gamers, however, seem to be something of a holdout group.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249123-microsoft-hits-500-million-device-milestone-300-million-last-year?source=Computing

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Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing

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The more we hear about how Windows 10 S works, the less sense this device makes.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248770-windows-10-s-surface-laptop-will-locked-edge-bing?source=Computing

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Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S to Compete With Chromebooks

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Microsoft is set to fight back with Windows 10 S. It’s a stripped down version of the platform that’s intended to be faster and more secure, but that also means tighter restrictions on apps.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248670-microsoft-unveils-windows-10-s-compete-chromebooks?source=Computing

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Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of

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Nvidia has added support for 4K streaming to a new driver available via the Windows Insider program, but 4K streaming is still limited to a relative handful of GPUs.

The post Upcoming Nvidia Driver Will Enable Netflix 4K Streaming, Sort Of appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248637-upcoming-nvidia-driver-will-allow-netflix-4k-streaming-gpus?source=Computing

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How to control your computer with your voice

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Siri or Cortana aren’t just for your phone

Both Windows 10 and macOS Sierra come with voice-activated digital assistants to do your bidding. Here are all the different ways you can put them to use.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/control-your-computer-with-your-voice?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

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Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf provided an update on the future of Windows on ARM in a recent investor call, saying the first Qualcomm-based Windows PCs will be available at the end of this year.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248132-arm-based-windows-10-devices-expected-launch-late-2017?source=Computing

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Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen

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Microsoft has started disallowing Windows 7 and 8.1 updates on machines running the latest hardware. One developer has had enough, and is releasing a patch to help users get around this artificial blockade.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248069-unofficial-patch-unblocks-windows-7-8-1-updates-kaby-lake-ryzen?source=Computing

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Raspberry Pi enthusiasts can use Cortana in the Creators Update for Windows 10 IoT Core

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Microsoft’s embedded Windows 10 operating system, Windows 10 IoT Core, is being updated to support Cortana with full voice functionality as well.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/247560-embedded-devs-raspberry-pi-enthusiasts-can-use-cortana-creators-update-windows-10-iot-core?source=Computing

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Windows 10 Creators Update review roundup: mostly positive, but not quite perfect

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Windows 10 Creators Update reviews have hit the web. We’ve rounded up the thoughts of multiple sites and condensed them into one article.

The post Windows 10 Creators Update review roundup: mostly positive, but not quite perfect appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246762-windows-10-creators-update-review-roundup-mostly-positive-not-quite-perfect?source=Computing

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