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Windows 10 Subscription Coming As Windows 365


Despite reports to the contrary, it's starting to sound like Microsoft is very interested in offering a subscription-based version of Windows 10 that would effectively work the same way as Office 365. Indeed, a trademark for the term "Windows 365" has been unearthed and it was filed by Microsoft to the United States Patent and Trademark Office website.

The …

Still on Windows XP? Microsoft Will Still Support It (But It Will Cost You!)


In April of 2014, Microsoft officially retired Windows XP. But for corporations that still use the operating system for any number of reasons, Microsoft still offered the ability for companies to extend their service agreements through what they called a "Custom Service Agreement" (CSA). This CSA provides security updates to the OS, on a firm by firm basis, with contracts …

Every Current GPU at Every Budget Comparison Tested


The GPU market seems to always be moving. With new products and new drivers showing up, performance can ebb and flow. PC World decided to freeze time, and test every current AMD or NVIDIA GPU in a marathon flurry of testing, giving us a snap shot, of how every GPU performs compared to one another today.

PC World writer Brad …

Windows 10 Ends Auto Update Restart Anger


Windows 8 isn't perfect, but it got better with Windows 8.1. It sure would be a lot more perfect if it supported only a limited amount of hardware, versus pretty much every piece of hardware, but it wouldn't be Windows. It wouldn't be the heart and soul of every PC DIY build where one wants the most choice in …

Lenovo Throws the Superfish Adware Back


Even though someone, we don't know who, but someone had good intentions (maybe) at Lenovo, when they voluntarily installed Superfish Adware on new systems, it ultimately backfired on them. When we reported on this, Lenovo reps were still maintaining that the software was some sort of a feature that helped you find things in Google searches. But of course, …

OneNote 2013 Adds More Free Stuff


If you're in search for a way to remove as much paper clutter from your life as possible, you might have come across OneNote 2013, which is a free app from Microsoft. It works very much like a notebook, except, it's all digital, and you're not killing trees (unless you print it). You can embed photos and if you're using …