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Report: Google Ditches Windows Over Security Issues

Google employees are slamming Microsoft's Windows operating system, claiming security vulnerabilities in the OS left the company open to Chinese hackers in January 2010, a new report says. According to the Financial Times, Google will...

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Windows 11 Insider Previews: What’s in the latest build?

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 11 as they roll out to Windows Insiders. Now updated for Insider Preview Builds 22621.1028 and 22623.1028 for the Beta Channel, released on Dec. 6, 2022.

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Buyer’s guide: How to choose the right business laptops

Business-ready notebooks come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. Here’s how to pick the best laptops for all your users, whether you’re leasing or buying outright.

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Windows 11: A guide to the updates

Here’s what you need to know about the latest updates to Windows 11 as they’re released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5020044 Preview, released on Nov. 29, 2022.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: Buyer's guide to business laptops

Business-ready notebooks come in all shapes, sizes, and prices. Here’s how to pick the best laptops for all your users, whether you’re leasing or buying outright.

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How to troubleshoot and reset Windows Update

When Windows Update refuses to cooperate, here are three basic troubleshooting steps to take in Windows 10 or 11 to get it back on track.

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Making sense of out-of-band Windows updates and KIRs

Microsoft’s monthly security patches often have unintended side effects on Windows 10 and 11 systems. Out-of-band Windows updates and Known Issue Rollbacks can help. Here’s what you need to know.

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Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Here's what you need to know about each update to the current version of Windows 10 as it's released from Microsoft. Now updated for KB5020030 Preview, released on Nov. 15, 2022.

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Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds

Get the latest info on new preview builds of Windows 10 as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Windows 10 Build 19045.2301 for the Release Preview Channel, released on Nov. 10, 2022.

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Patch Tuesday includes 6 Windows zero-day flaws; patch now!

Microsoft this month released a significant update that fixes 68 reported vulnerabilities, including a record six zero-days affecting the Windows platform.

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How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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For Windows 8, the end is near

For Windows 8 users still running the aging OS, the impending end-of-life deadline is getting close. Time to think about what to do next.

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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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JumpCloud brings Remote Access to cross-platform teams

JumpCloud Product Manager Tom Bridge talked about Apple's growing status in enterprise IT, and how remote access can drive the multi-platform world of hybrid work.

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Beware going down the Windows beta-testing rabbit hole

Many tech geeks like to try out new Windows (and Office) features before they officially arrive. But beta testing can get confusing if you don't know what you're doing.

REFRESH TEST STORY: How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

Worried about privacy in Windows 10? Here's what you can do.

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Build the ultimate bootable Windows repair drive

Load up a USB drive with the right software, and you’ll have a complete toolkit to restart, troubleshoot, and repair Windows PCs.

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Rising cloud revenue helps soften Microsoft’s growth slowdown

Ongoing macroeconomic factors coupled with the continued decline in personal PC sales has caused Microsoft’s revenue growth to slump.

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REFRESH TEST STORY: How to create a complete Microsoft experience on Android

With the right set of software, you can turn any Android device into a Microsoft-centric, PC-syncing machine.

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