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Microsoft knows password-expiration policies are useless

27 days ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Microsoft admitted today that password-expiration policies are a pointless security measure. Such requirements are "an ancient and obsolete mitigation of very low value," the...
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'Forza Street' is a free-to-play racer for PC and mobile

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

Microsoft has released a free-to-play Forza game on Windows 10, and it'll be available on iOS and Android later this year. As such, Forza Street will be the first entry in the...
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Microsoft releases first test builds of its Chromium-based Edge browser

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   15 articles

Microsoft has released the first test versions of its new-look, Chromium-powered Edge browser on Windows 10. The Canary preview is updated every day and is more likely to have...
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Microsoft is giving Windows 10 users more control over updates

1 month ago   |   Engadget   |   13 articles

The next major Windows 10 update is scheduled for late May, and with it, Microsoft is giving you more control over how you install updates. You'll be able to pause them for up...
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'Speaking Simulator' uses your gift of gab for world domination

2 monthes ago   |   Engadget

Everybody wants to rule the world, even AI-controlled alien robots. And in Speaking Simulator from Affable Games, you absolutely can - you'll just first have to convince the...
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Microsoft's 800M claim for Windows 10 signals migration acceleration

2 monthes ago   |   Computerworld   |   2 articles

Microsoft on Thursday said that 800 million devices are now running Windows 10, a 100 million increase in less than six months. "Thank you to all our customers and partners for...
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I tried, failed and finally managed to set up HDR on Windows 10

3 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

You've been hearing a lot lately about high dynamic range arriving to Windows 10 for gaming, movies and graphics. You may have also heard the rumors that there's not a lot you...
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ASUS's new StudioBook S is a portable workstation for creators

4 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   10 articles

ASUS's new ZenBooks are pretty solidly spec'd, but sometimes you need some serious power to get your work done. That's where the company's new StudioBook S comes from...
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Microsoft will stop Cortana from interrupting during Windows 10 setup

4 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   3 articles

People aren't keen on having Microsoft's digital assistant butting in during the PC setup process. "Based on feedback", Microsoft is getting rid of Cortana's voice walkthroughs...
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Microsoft Office app for Windows 10 provides a hub for all your work

5 monthes ago   |   Engadget   |   5 articles

Microsoft's revamped Office.com portal has apparently been a hit with the productivity crowd (over 40 percent of Office 365 users start there), and now it wants to turn that...
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