If you are having trouble syncing your Apple device — don't worry, we don't judge — after the Windows 10 update, don't worry. With just a few clicks you will be back up and running, and able to sync your device with your computer again. It appears as though the Windows 10 update is marking the iTunes folder as Read Only, meaning that your computer won't allow it to sync with the device you have plugged in.
PC gaming heavy-weight, Blizzard Entertainment, has outlined its plans for Gamescom 2015.
Blizzard typically brings a solid offering to the annual Gamescom convention, but this year it's joining the likes of EA and Xbox to deliver a live press conference. The press conference will be next week on Thursday, August 6 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, during which they'll announce the 6th expansion for World of Warcraft.
EE has announced a new Euro Pass for customers who wish to take advantage of unlimited calls, texts and data allowances abroad. From just £3 a day, you'll be able to call and text all your friends while lying on the beach, accompanied by up to 100MB of 4G per day. This new add-on is available in 39 European destinations.
Indie superheroes Team 17 just announced Worms WMD for Xbox One and PC.
The latest Worms entry will be fully unveiled next week at Gamescom 2015, and boasts a ton of fresh features for the veteran game franchise.
Face it. There are heaps of word games available in the Windows Phone and Windows Store. Some can be fantastic ways to pass the time while others struggle to be get off the ground. Word Drop Deluxe is a relatively new offering that hopes to fit into the fantastic way to pass the time category.
The game, available for both Windows Phone and Windows, is a small collection of word search styled games. The four games are laid out in Boggle style where you are challenged to create as many words as possible with each game having a different twist. Some may find the game a little on the vanilla side at first glance, but after spending a little time with Word Drop Deluxe the game comes across as a fun word game worth trying.
Windows 10 is finally here, and now users will get the chance to try every new feature and enhancement the new operating system has to offer. One of these new features is Microsoft Edge, which is Microsoft's brand new next default web browser.
Microsoft has scored a victory against Google in the courts. Redmond won an appeals court ruling that could lower the rates numerous electronics makers pay to license technology for smartphones and personal computers. The appeals court in San Francisco upheld a $14.5 million jury verdict against Google for unfairly demanding excess amounts from Microsoft for patents covering Wi-Fi and video downloads.
Continuum is Microsoft's fancy new way of switching between tablet and desktop mode in Windows 10 as and when the need arises, but what if you want to play around with tablet mode on your desktop PC? Well, no worries, as is often the case there's a manual way to do it so long as you know where to look.
Here's where to find it.
One of the prominent new features in the task bar in Windows 10 is the Cortana search box to the right of the Start button. It's a really great tool to have close at hand, but, it does also use up quite a bit of real estate. So, it's understandable you might want to make it go away – especially if you can't use Cortana right now.
Fortunately, that's really simple.
Microsoft's Joe Belfiore took time from his presumably busy schedule to share a little more on Continuum for phones. Now that Windows 10 for PC is out the gate the focus for the team at Redmond is on the mobile side of the OS.
For a while now, Microsoft has been saying that Continuum for phones requires new hardware. Despite the demos at Build 2015 and speculation to the contrary only newer, high-end phones can second-screen to an external display. In fact, the only reason I am mentioning this is some people who don't follow every drip and drab of Microsoft news may still have questions. Hopefully, this answers them.
Microsoft took to a blog post this evening to talk a little bit about the first 24 hours of the Windows 10 rollout, noting that the OS is now on 14 million machines, and reiterating some support channels through which users can ask questions about their upgrade if you run into issues.
So, yes, it's here finally. Like in other cities across the world, Windows 10 was officially launched at a big fan event in New Delhi, India.
While Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India kicked off the celebration urging everyone to upgrade to 'Perfect 10', Vineet Durani, Director for Windows at Microsoft India, was high on energy through the day. Durani was talking to media persons, getting photos clicked with Windows Insiders, and presenting a fine demo of some of the new features in Windows 10.
Mozilla has started a war of words with Microsoft over Windows 10. Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox web browser claims that Microsoft has made it harder in Windows 10 to change the default web browser to something else compared to previous versions of the operating system.
Remember ZombiU, the zombie-themed action game from Ubisoft that was a launch title for Nintendo's Wii U console in November 2012? Well, nearly three years later the game is coming back with some revamped graphics for the Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4 platforms, along with a slightly different name: Zombi.
Microsoft appears to be pushing out a small update to those who are currently using the Windows 10 Mobile preview. According to tips that we have received, the update brings along with it some developer enhancements, and that is all that comes noted. This is not a new build, it is the same build, just some enhancements for it.
The Lumia 1520 may be getting a little long in the tooth, but that doesn't mean it's a bad choice — especially if you can find it at a discount. Well, that's just what online retailer Yugster is doing with the Lumia 1520 today, marking it down to just around $250 — down from its retail price of $800.
While the launch of Windows 10 got mostly good reviews from the media and the general public, most did mention that the operating system still has some bugs. Microsoft is reportedly planning to release a bigger update very soon that will deal with at least some of these issues.
Microsoft is letting consumers download Windows 10 Home or Pro for free on their older PCs, but the company is still charging for businesses to get Windows 10 Enterprise. However, they have the option of getting a 90-day free trial version of the OS.
Windows 10 fan event in London
We're past the first 24 hours of the age of Windows 10 and while the buzz isn't exactly dying down, more folks than ever before have been able to take Microsoft's latest and greatest for a spin. We know that a lot of people were trying to get hold of it, and that a lot of people were resorting to manual methods to try and pull the update.
The release of Windows 10 this week also allows developers to publish apps that use Microsoft's new universal platform, which allows an app to 'just work" on any Windows 10-based device. AdDuplex is stepping in to help developers make money from those apps with the launch of their Windows 10 in-app network and SDK.