Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 is on track to reach 85% by mid-2021

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 is on track to reach 85% by mid-2021 Windows 10 recorded strong growth again in June as the five-year-old operating system added more than a percentage point in share just as the now-obsolete Windows 7 retreated by almost as much. According to metrics vendor Net Applications, Windows 10 […]

Did Microsoft kill the wrong store?

Did Microsoft kill the wrong store? In late June, Microsoft said it would permanently close its chain of 82 retail stores after temporarily shuttering them in March because of the coronavirus pandemic. It’s an ignominious end to a failed experiment and attempt by Microsoft to try and build some of same cachet as the Apple […]

Top web browsers 2020: Chrome becomes third browser ever with more than 70%

Top web browsers 2020: Chrome becomes third browser ever with more than 70% Google’s Chrome cracked 70% last month in the browser share sweepstakes, setting another record as it reached a number held by only two other browsers in the history of the web. According to data published last week by analytics company Net […]

The best Android widgets for busy professionals

The best Android widgets for busy professionals When wondering about widgets, one would be wise to weigh which widget is a widget worth welcoming. Apologies for my atrociously annoying alliteration. (Ah, blast. There I go again.) The thing about a widget, though, is — well, it sounds silly. And it’s easy to write off […]

Microsoft to auto upgrade some business and education PCs to Chromium Edge in August

Microsoft to auto upgrade some business and education PCs to Chromium Edge in August Microsoft this week warned enterprise and education customers running Windows 10 that it will start replacing the old, original Edge browser on their PCs with the newer Chromium-based version on or after July 30. First to get the forced swap […]

13 privacy improvements Apple announced at WWDC

13 privacy improvements Apple announced at WWDC Apple continues to focus on the challenge of providing technology-driven convenience while protecting customer privacy in its upcoming operating system releases. Here are all the privacy-related improvements to expect in iOS 14, macOS 11 and iPad. Why privacy matters Fundamentally, the challenge with mobile technologies is the […]