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Windows 10 arrives July 29th

Windows 10 will be here tomorrow be sure and get your free upgrade if you are on Windows 7 or 8.1.  If you happen to be on an enterprise version or open license plan then you'll be getting the upgrade through those plans.  For more information on the free upgrade go to Windows 10 Upgrade . Microsoft has release some new videos looking at some of the key features: [embed]https://youtu.be/aKxkTWa9Hd8[/embed] and new apps: [embed]https://youtu.be/Zx4Op7GwyDA[/embed]...

Windows 10 RTM is near

Windows 10 will be released to manufacturing any day.  There have been 5 preview releases in the last 10 days, with each release squashing more bugs, refining the interface and improving speed and reliability.  As the July 29th release date approaches businesses need to get ready to evaluate Windows 10, if you haven't already, and decide on an implementation strategy.  Here are a few resources to get you started. Install Windows 10 now If you haven't tried any of the previews, then now is the time to join the Windows Insider program and install the preview.  The releases are very stable and...

Windows 10 Coming July 29

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available on July 29th.  The upgrade will be free for most users if you choose to upgrade within the first year, so July 29, 2015 to July 29, 2016.  I've been using it on multi-monitor desktop for some time and it really answers many of the issues with Windows 8.1 on the desktop, although I loved 8.1 on a tablet. Here's a preview of some of the features: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/3ngnzY5xtI8[/embed] Most users will get the upgrade for free.  The main guideline is if you are on Windows 7, 8, or 8.1 and it came with your PC or...

Office on the web for Free!

If you already have a Windows Live account, also referred to as hotmail or passport, when you log into your account you will find the new Office menu. These are free, online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote that you can access from the web browser.  Yes, they are watered down, but they are compatible with their desktop versions and are surprisingly functional.  The PowerPoint Web App is one to really look at. You don’t have a Windows Live account?  No worries, they’re free.  Just go to http://live.com and sign up for one. Documents that you create are saved online in your...

Windows Phone 7 Revealed…

But is Windows Phone 7 an iPhone Killer?  Definitely Maybe. Our crack team of investigative reporters at Gizmodo visited the Mobile World Congress 2010 in Barcelona, Spain to get us the latest update on the new Windows Phone 7 platform.  Quite simply, it looks fantastic.  Now we know what the chaps in Redmond having been doing while Apple was gobbling up smartphone market share.  Windows Phone 7 is a complete overhaul from their current Windows Mobile 6.5.  But is Microsoft too late?  Not a chance. Windows Phone 7: First Video - Windows phone 7 - Gizmodo...