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What to expect with Microsoft's Windows 10 'Redstone 5' release this fall

Microsoft has begun rolling out new features as part of its Windows 10 Redstone 5 release, due this fall. Here are the flagship features, from Sets to Timeline to Cloud Clipboard.

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What’s new in Windows 10 security features: The privacy edition

Here's what you need to know about each security update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the 1803 feature release.

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Microsoft lets you gift digital PC games now, but the Xbox experience still sucks on computers

You can now gift PC games, DLC, and Xbox One games in the Microsoft Store, a feature Steam has had since before the Microsoft Store launched five years ago.

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What it costs to keep up with Windows 10's upgrade tempo

Microsoft's twice-a-year feature updates are a greater burden on companies than the old upgrade-every-six-years pace businesses used to face, according to Gartner Research.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, released April 30, 2018.


What still isn't clear about the future of Windows after Build 2018

At Build, Microsoft had a chance to reassure Windows users that even after a recent reorganization, this OS still mattered. So why did Microsoft say nothing?


What's new in Windows 10 Insider Build 17666: 'Cloud Clipboard,' Sets improvements and more

Cloud Clipboard, an updated Notepad, improvements to Sets: These are some of the features Microsoft added to Build 17666 of Windows 10.

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Microsoft: 200M now use Windows 10 in the enterprise

The latest numbers from the company show businesses are close to schedule to move away from Windows 7 before the older OS retires in early 2020.

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Microsoft, Qualcomm ship an SDK to solve the Snapdragon's 64-bit app problem

Microsoft has shipped a preview of Visual Studio that lets developers write 64-bit apps for PCs powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, solving a key challenge for Always Connected PCs.

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How Microsoft's Windows ML machine learning could help apps anticipate your needs

At Microsoft Build, Microsoft developers sketched out the future of inking on Windows.

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Microsoft's mobile strategy: Create Windows-like app 'experiences' for smartphones

Microsoft is unveiling its new plan for mobile devices at Build: Create Windows-like app 'experiences,' using Timeline, a new Your Phone app, and the Microsoft Launcher. There's new news about Sets, too.

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Soon you'll be able to pay bills inside Outlook

Microsoft says users will be able to pay bills with one click, right from their email.

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How Microsoft Edge's hidden WDAG browser lets you surf the web securely

Windows 10 Pro users can use an enterprise-class version of the Edge browser, called Windows Device Application Guard, for secure surfing. Here's how to use it.

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Cortana gets the power of sight in Microsoft's future vision of conference rooms

Microsoft's "conference room of the future" demonstration at Build featured a Cortana-powered device that could both see and hear.

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Microsoft drops support extension for Windows 10 Enterprise

The move came with the release last week of the Windows 10 April 2018 feature upgrade.

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Microsoft shows Cortana and Amazon's Alexa working together at Build

The integration of Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana will have to wait a little longer, though.

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Microsoft's Project Kinect for Azure sensor will be the eyes of the next-gen HoloLens

Microsoft unveils the specs of its fourth-generation Kinect sensor, known as the Project Kinect sensor for Azure.

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Microsoft's mixed reality isn't dead, it's just moving to where businesses will pay for it

At its Build developer conference, Microsoft is expected to talk about how AI and machine vision will improve the business world, adapting technology from the HoloLens and Kinect sensor as part of the process.

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