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Leaked version of Windows 10 shows over 30 new improvements
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Leaked version of Windows 10 shows over 30 new improvements

Mauro Huculak 198

Microsoft has been keeping its promise on releasing more frequent builds of Windows 10, but this is not stopping private versions to leak onto the web. Windows 10 build 10056 was just spotted outside the walls of Redmond, and it shows significant cosmetic changes and various improvements coming to the operating system. Below there is a list with all changes found in this new leaked...

'Redstone' may be the code name for the next Windows update
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'Redstone' may be the code name for the next Windows update

John Callaham 180

A new report claims Microsoft is using the code name "Redstone" for the next major update to Windows. It says that it will be released sometime in 2016 but details about what will be included have yet to be revealed. The story comes from Neowin, citing unnamed sources. It adds that the Redstone name is also used in the popular game Minecraft, which is now owned by Microsoft. In case...

Microsoft shares details on Windows 10 hardware requirements
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Microsoft shares details on Windows 10 hardware requirements

Harish Jonnalagadda 175

At the WinHEC conference in Shenzhen, China, Microsoft has revealed the minimum hardware requirements needed to successfully boot, run, update and service Windows 10. The hardware maker has shared details for desktops as well as Windows 10 for phones. In terms of device hardware, the minimum amount of RAM is listed as 512MB, which is unchanged from Windows Phone 8.1. Minimum storage...

New Windows name teased ahead of next week's reveal
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New Windows name teased ahead of next week's reveal

John Callaham 540

Terry Myerson, the leader of Microsoft's operating system division, has offered a playful teaser for the name of the next version of Windows, which will likely be revealed as part of the company's September 30 press event in San Francisco that will focus on what it will offer enterprise customers. Myerson emailed an image of himself standing in front of a big Perceptive Pixel display...

Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Google promises to fix Chrome bug on Windows, causing laptop batteries to drain

Rich Edmonds 180

Google has announced that a serious flaw in the web browser, reportedly affecting Windows machines since 2010, will finally be addressed. The issue is Chrome fails to return to an idle state when not being used, requiring more juice from the power supply, a serious problem for laptop and tablet owners. The company has pushed the flaw to the top of the to-do list for the Chrome team so...