Microsoft has now prepared a full screen notification to persuade Windows 7 and 8.1 users to upgrade to the latest version of its OS. However, it will only be displayed to a subset of users.
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Check your calendars folks because as of today you only have one month left to take advantage of Microsoft's offer and upgrade your devices to Windows 10. After that, a license will cost $119.
OnePlus is going to put out an over-the-air update that addresses some of the issues that have cropped up since it launched the OnePlus 3. Unfortunately, reviewers will be getting the update first.
Microsoft released new firmware and drivers for its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. The new versions improve battery life, do away with Sleep issues and bring greater system stability.
With Windows 10 installed on over 300 million devices and seeing rapid adoption rate from businesses too, Microsoft is making it easier for organizations to decide if they want to upgrade to the OS.
Clem Lefebvre, head of the Linux Mint distro, has announced that beta ISOs are just around the corner and is seeking testers to seek out and report bugs that the Mint devs have missed.
Google is once again trying to put pressure on OEMs and carriers to make sure users get the latest Android updates. But its efforts may be in vain thanks to fundamentally opposite business models.
The Windows 10 upgrade notification has long been the irritation of many users, with the GWX app nagging them to upgrade. A manga artist has visualized this frustration, in the form of Japanese manga.
Enterprises who use Microsoft Azure for their cloud computing will soon be able to access a higher level of support. The roll-out will begin on May 1 and will be completed before September.
On April 21 Canonical is due to release its next Ubuntu Long Term Support release, version 16.04 codenamed Xenial Xerus. The major highlight of the release is the introduction of Snaps.
Windows Vista will stop receiving extended support in exactly a year. Microsoft shouldn't have issues getting people to move to a new version of Windows, like it has with Windows XP hangers on.
It's been a pretty crazy and exciting week in the world of tech as Microsoft held its biggest developer conference of the year. We saw holograms, talked to bots, and caught up with technology.
Following growing rumors of a possible 'PS 4.5' Xbox head Phil Spencer has dismissed the idea of an 'Xbox 1.5' stating that if "we're going to move forward, I want to move forward in big numbers."
After receiving negative feedback from big customers who are not ready to make the jump to Windows 10, the Redmond giant has chosen to revise its hardware support policy.
Microsoft has reportedly confirmed to its partners that it is finally planning to start rolling out its much-delayed Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for Windows Phone 8.1 handsets later this month.
The wait for Windows 10 Mobile on Windows Phone 8.1 devices has dragged on a bit in recent months. Are you still looking forward to the upgrade, and if so, which features are you most excited about?
Microsoft originally said it would begin upgrading Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile in December - but Vodafone Italy says that the much-delayed rollout will finally begin next week.
Phil Spencer talks about the future of Xbox hardware and how Microsoft is exploring its options for upgrading its hardware without pushing an entire new generation of consoles
T-Mobile has announced that the rollout of the Android 6.0 update to the One M9 has now gone live, making it the third major carrier in the U.S. that has released Marshmallow for the HTC flagship.
Microsoft originally intended to start upgrading Windows Phone 8.1 devices to Windows 10 Mobile last year, before delaying those plans - but it now looks set to begin the rollout on February 29.
Microsoft is now pushing Windows 10 upgrades as a 'recommended' update for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, rather than an 'optional' one, but users will still have the final say on whether or not to install.
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.
System GoBack Free provides an easy-to-use downgrade solution. Upgrade to Windows 10 with the peace of mind knowing you can simply go back. Restore old applications and games with only one click.
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.