Operating Systems

AMD CEO Lisa Su says Windows 10 will be available to consumers in late July. Has Windows 10's release date just leaked? Microsoft to add universal Office apps to the Windows 10 preview this month. Office universal apps debut this month Google extends support for Chrome on XP but urges users to update to newer operating system. Chrome to run on XP until end of 2015 First preview build of the web browser available for Windows Insider members. Project Spartan browser comes to phones Customers can purchase their music, movies and apps in a single place. Windows 10 combines media and app stores Microsoft could already be working on major updates for its cross-platform OS. Windows 10 'Redstone' update outed Harmful applications were only installed on 1% of Android devices in 2014. Android malware cut by 50% in 2014 New music and video apps are added to the Windows Technical Preview tester OS. Will Windows 10 ditch the Xbox branding? Windows Insiders can now test a beta version of the Internet Explorer successor. Windows 10 preview adds Spartan browser Users will be able to unlock their device via their face, iris or fingerprint. Windows 10 to include biometric security Microsoft claims that upgrading to Windows 10 could save users almost 15GB. Windows 10 will free up hard drive space Microsoft says its seamless OS will help it gain ground on Apple and Google. Windows 10 will help 'close the app gap' Update includes BlackBerry Assistant, BlackBerry Blend and dual app stores. BlackBerry 10 OS update adds Siri rival The computing firm introduces a price hike to discourage continued usage. Microsoft ups Windows XP support fees Microsoft is reportedly aiming to send the software to manufacturers in June. Windows 10 final build slated for June? Platform holder Microsoft registers a trademark for Windows 365. Subscription-based Windows on the way? An early version of the Windows 10 Xbox apps makes January's Technical Preview. Xbox App makes latest Windows 10 build Microsoft says an improved version of the browser will launch with its new OS. Internet Explorer may not be dead after all Find out how Windows 10 will work across desktop, mobile and Xbox One. Windows 10: Everything you need to know Microsoft combines holograms with a headset to bring Windows 10 to life. Windows Holographic brings OS to life The operating system will be offered as a free upgrade for the first year. Windows 10 revealed in full by Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users will be able to upgrade for free for the first year. Windows 10 to be offered as free upgrade Reports suggest the computing firm will launch a phone-laptop hybrid. Will new hardware debut with Windows 10? Computing firm reveals details of where and when you can watch the big unveiling. Microsoft to live stream Windows 10 event Previous-generation operating system will remain in 'extended support' until 2020. Windows 7 mainstream support ends Google's latest version of Android has less than 0.1% of users. KitKat now on almost 40% of Android devices The first image of Microsoft's new web browser has apparently surfaced. This is Spartan! Microsoft's new browser Computing giant said to be working on a faster browser that resembles Chrome. Is Microsoft killing off Internet Explorer? A leaked image of the Windows 10 store suggests Microsoft is merging the platforms. Will Windows Phone app run on Windows 10? Early version of the desktop personal assistant features in a video clip. Watch Cortana running on Windows 10 Chinese manufacturer expresses its frustration about Microsoft's mobile OS. Huawei: 'There's no money in Windows Phone' Computing firm teams up with IBM to address the long-running problem. Microsoft fixes '19-year-old' Windows bug A former Microsoft employee sheds light on the firm's rollout plans for the OS. Windows 10 'already in testing for phones' Equipment manufacturers are no longer allowed to bundle versions of the OS. Windows 7 and 8 consumer sales end today Computing giant rolls out a new build of Windows Technical Preview. Microsoft updates Windows 10 preview Technical Preview build of the operating system reaches a user milestone. Windows 10 being tested by 1m users Users are installing the latest iOS update at a slower rate than iOS 7. Over half of iPhones still not on iOS 8 Microsoft says non-enterprise users should steer clear of the early preview build. Consumers advised against Windows 10 preview Developers can try out the software by downloading Windows Technical Preview. Windows 10 will ship with DirectX 12 CCS Insight vice president Geoff Blaber weighs in on Microsoft's new OS. Windows 10 'shaped by user feedback'