Typically when Microsoft releases a new version of Windows we see a Release To Manufacture (RTM) version of Windows that ships in August and then the official version would be released by October. We know this will not be the case as Microsoft already announced that Windows 10 will be shipping this summer.
We reported yesterday that Microsoft stated that Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who have pirated versions of the operating system will still get a free upgrade to Windows 10 when it is released this summer. Microsoft has clarified this saying that they will allow users to get its latest distribution for free, but they are not giving it away for free.
It looks like when it come to software pirates Microsoft is willing to forgive and forget. It has been reported that Microsoft plans to fight Windows piracy in China by upgrading bootleg copies of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 for free this summer.
Microsoft has revealed some of the hardware requirements to run the desktop version of Windows 10 when it is released this summer. The below slide does not go over everything, but does discuss memory, storage, graphics, screen size and firmware requirements.
Typically when it comes to electronics we always know that the cost of making the product is far less than what we the consumer pays. It has been reported that Dr. Dre’s Beats by Dre headphones cost only $14 to make!
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will officially launch this summer. It will be released in 190 countries and 111 languages. While Microsoft has confirmed a summer release they did not specify an official release date.
Over the past year Microsoft has hinted that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, but they have now confirmed that they will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, which is currently codenamed Project Spartan.
It looks like Microsoft will be changing the way Windows updates are pushed out to users. The Verge has noticed that the latest leaked version of Windows 10 is letting you get updates through peer-to-peer means. This includes different updates from other computers on your network or even online.
The idea of powering a device without wires or a battery may have just taken a huge step forward. In an unprecedented advance in the field, Japanese Researchers working for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries funded by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry have successfully beamed electricity across a 1640 foot air gap.
Devices designed ruin someone’s computer is nothing new, I’m sure some of you remember the floppy disk bomb that would melt inside of someone’s disk drive. Well it looks like it has been reincarnated (sort of) in the form of a USB flash drive that is designed to electrocute your computer from the inside out!
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