The three-year-old Windows Insider program delivers pre-release versions of the next Windows 10 feature upgrade, allowing Microsoft to sniff out bugs before they go public.
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The new Enhanced (Limited) setting is designed for customers using the Windows Analytics service to plan for Microsoft's semi-annual feature upgrades, deal with monthly upgrades and check Windows 10.
The company patched both macOS and iOS against flaws in the WPA2 protocol that secures wireless networks. The macOS update alone patched a whopping 148 flaws, while the iOS update squashed 20 bugs.
The company now has about 120 million active monthly users, and those subscriptions appear to be generating more revenue for Microsoft than it used to get from one-time licenses. That could entice the company to push subscriptions even harder.
With 'Subscription Activation,' Microsoft lets enterprise IT do away with the old wipe-and-image OS deployment method and use an automatic-on-reboot upgrade scheme to morph Windows 10 Pro to Windows 10 Enterprise.
Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020.
Customers – particularly corporate customers – face a jumble of option-rich upgrade methods to get the latest version of Microsoft's OS. Here's how to decide which is best.
With Fall Creators Update, the devil is in the details, including noteworthy name changes, deployment timing, quick availability and the number of versions stored on a single .iso image.
The move is designed to patch vulnerabilities in the WPA2 protocol used to secure wireless networks. All supported versions of Windows will get the update.
NSS Labs says Windows 10's default browser is better at blocking phishing and socially-engineered malware attacks than Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
‘Windows 10 Enterprise in S Mode,’ a locked-down version of Windows 10 S, will be available from Microsoft in April or May 2018.
The developer is telling companies there have been 'too few' participants in its OS testing program.
After today, Windows 10 1511 will get its last security patches, then officially fall off Microsoft's support list.
The iOS version of Edge uses the same WebKit engine that powers Apple's Safari, while the Android Edge is based on the Blink engine Google maintains for Chrome.
The company moved XP and Vista users to Firefox's Extended Support Release (version 32) earlier this year, meaning they only get security fixes now.
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