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Windows 10 Subscription Coming As Windows 365

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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.

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

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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 …

Windows 10 Ends Auto Update Restart Anger

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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 …

OneNote 2013 Adds More Free Stuff

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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 …

New $35 Raspberry Pi 2 Gets Free Windows 10 Too

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What if I told you that you could have a brand new, quad core PC running a fully licensed version of Windows 10, and it would only cost you $35. Considering that is a fraction of the cost of any single component in a typical PC build, you'd think I was dreaming, but it is indeed a reality with the …

Say Goodbye to Windows 7 Support

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We've been following the development of the new Windows 10, most recently looking at some of the new features in the upcoming Spartan browser that'll replace Internet Explorer. With the smartphone-optimized version of Windows 10 rumored to be unveiled next week, it's obvious enough that Microsoft is prepared to keep looking and moving forward. That means leaving the past …