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According to Microsoft, upcoming preview builds destined for smartphone users will hit new Windows 10 Mobile phones first, like the Lumia 950 and 550, with other devices coming into play later on.
Vodafone Australia says its testing is "complete" and it's waiting for the rollout to begin - but another carrier, which said it would start this week, now says it won't arrive until late February.
Microsoft is making some subtle but rather important changes to its support policy, in another effort to move everyone to Windows 10, by closing the gap between hardware and software.
A Spanish website has received reports from multiple owners of the Microsoft Lumia 535 in Latin American countries saying that they have been upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile build 10586.29.
Bouygues Telecom is the latest carrier to announce details of its Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for existing devices - including the Lumia 532, 640, 830, 930, 1520, and others - starting next week.
We're six months into Microsoft's Windows 10 free upgrade program, and now it is making it easier for small businesses to upgrade to the latest OS, or opt out of the program entirely
Microsoft is reportedly working on an 'Upgrade Advisor' app for Windows Phone 8.1 devices that "provides information about upgrading to Windows 10 and helps prepare your phone to install the upgrade."
Microsoft is proud of its Windows 10 adoption rate. But recent reports suggest the Windows 7 and 8.1 user base is almost being forced into upgrading to the OS.
It looks like the wait for Windows 10 Mobile on existing handsets is finally coming to an end, as a major European carrier has revealed a list of devices that will be upgraded over the next two weeks.
Microsoft said a couple of months ago that it would begin rolling out Windows 10 Mobile to existing Windows Phone 8.x devices in December - but it now says the rollout won't begin until early 2016.
Are you anxiously wondering when Android 6.0 will land on your HTC handset? Well, you can breathe a little easier now, thanks to a leak showing the company upgrade schedule for the next two quarters.
The "first Cumulative Update to the Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview build 10586" is here, with a focus on the upgrade experience from Windows Phone 8.1, ahead of its rollout to existing devices.
Microsoft has taken another step towards its launch of Windows 10 Mobile, adding a new 'Software update for Lumia with Windows 10' page to its support site, for those with Windows Phone 8.1 handsets.
Following over 110 million downloads and months of feedback from customers, Microsoft is making several changes to Windows 10 upgrade paths, making it a simpler and more user-friendly process.
It's been three months since Microsoft launched Windows 10 for PCs, and we're eager to hear if you've upgraded to the new OS yet - or if you've decided to avoid upgrading for the time being.
According to a new report, Windows 10 has exceeded 120 million installations in three months. This equates to an average of 40 million installs per month and 1.33 million per day.
Microsoft's impressive Lumia 640 offers mid-range features at low-end prices - and in the UK, those prices are lower than ever, as it's now available from £69.99 on PAYG upgrade and £114.99 SIM-free.
Microsoft says a "mistake" on its part resulted in the optional 'Upgrade to Windows 10' checkbox in Windows Update being pre-ticked, which led to multiple reports of the OS installing automatically.
...the last-minute discovery of a bug means that there's no upgrade path from the previous build. As a result, upgrading to new build 10549 will first require downgrading to Windows Phone 8.1.
At its devices event today, Microsoft has officially announced that Windows 10 is now installed on more than a hundred million devices which includes Windows Insiders and Enterprise users.
A new report claims that Windows 10 installations have finally surpassed the 100 million figure which means that if true, the company achieved 25 million more upgrades in the last 33 days.
A report claims Windows 10 installations now stand at 81 million - but that would indicate a dramatic slowdown in Microsoft's rollout. Neowin understands the true total is actually closer to 100m.
In anticipation of the impending release of Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has released an app, called UpdateAdvisor, to help users prepare their devices for the upgrade.
It's been a month since Microsoft launched Windows 10, and 75 million PCs are already running the new OS - is yours one of them? Vote in our poll to let us know if you've upgraded, or still waiting.
Microsoft will not be issuing a product key for post RTM builds of Windows 10, this means that activation can only be achieved by an upgrade from RTM or dual booting from the same device.
Sprint customers who are keen on owning the latest and greatest iPhone will now be able to do so with a newly announced trade-in program, with a special offer if you enroll by the end of the year.
Microsoft said that they are rolling out the update to Windows 10 in waves which makes us wonder how far along in the process they are and if the distribution is still occurring at a feverish pace.
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Microsoft says that those who have already reserved a copy of Windows 10 should continue to look out for the upgrade notification "over the coming days & weeks", hinting at a long wait for some users.
The company has just announced that its 600 stores across the country and their respective Geek Squads will help you learn about, and upgrade to, Windows 10 - but their assistance won't come cheap.
Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software".
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade.
We're well into Windows 10's launch day now - so why hasn't your PC got the upgrade notification yet? If you're still waiting to upgrade to the new OS, don't worry - it's all part of Microsoft's plan.
With a day before the release of Windows 10, Microsoft has started pushing Windows 10 files to Windows 7 and 8 users who reserved a copy already for installation tomorrow.
A new story is making the rounds which claims that users might be forced to pay Microsoft for updates to Windows 10 after a short two to four years period. That story is bogus and we explain why.
The latest builds of Windows 10, 10158 and 10158, are pretty great in terms of stability and improvements. But lots of people are having problems upgrading so we've put together some fixes for you.
A bunch of Microsoft's low-end Lumias are now getting software updates which bring better WiFi connectivity, camera performance, SD card support and more. Users can check for updates right now.
Microsoft has made it possible that Windows 10 can be free for anyone, even if they don't have a previous install of Windows, but seeing as the OS is a free upgrade, this won't impact many users.
Microsoft is now rolling out its latest Windows 10 Mobile preview build - but handsets running the last Insider Preview, build 10080, won't be able to upgrade directly to the newest release.
Microsoft has been quite aggressive with getting Windows 8.1 users to reserve their copy of Windows 10, and now they are taking it one step further with the 8.1 OOBE.
With Windows 10 just around the corner, there has been a lot of confusion regarding the upgrade one of which is: "Why can't I see the Get Windows 10 app?" Microsoft has answered this question as well.
Several features included with Windows 7 and 8.1 will no longer work when you upgrade to Windows 10, among them: native DVD playback, Desktop Gadgets and Media Center.
Microsoft has said that after you perform an update to Windows 10, if you need to perform a clean install, the upgrade license will allow you to do this in order to restore your PC.
Microsoft has confirmed that the pricing of Windows 10 Home and Pro will remain the same as Windows 8 and to upgrade from Home to Pro will cost you $99.
Microsoft has now confirmed the launch date of Windows 10 - but do you plan to upgrade to the new OS when it's released on July 29? Or are you planning to wait, or maybe even give it a miss entirely?
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be arriving at the end of July and for those of you who will be upgrading, they have clarified which version you will receive.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 will be available from July 29, and as previously revealed, users on Windows 7 and 8.1 will qualify for a free upgrade in the first year.
In a new blog post on Microsoft's Australian Partner site, the company has confirmed that after one year, Windows 10 upgrade will not be free for consumers who are upgrading to the new OS.
The past few weeks has created some confusion about what happens if you upgrade a non-genuine build of Windows to Windows 10. To clear the air, Microsoft has finally come forward about the process.