Microsoft starts testing its new controlled feature rollout system in Windows 10 19H2 by introducing a new build that enables features from an older build.
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6 weeks ago, I set out to tell the history of Windows from a different perspective. Here’s a quick progress report on that work.
Microsoft announced today that those still running Windows 10 version 1803 will now be offered the upgrade for 1903.
MFC allowed C++ developers to quickly generate skeleton code for even the most complex of Windows applications. After that, they were on their own.
Microsoft has revealed the Xbox Game Pass titles it is adding to the service during the second half of July. Here’s what you can expect.
After it finally shipped Windows NT, Microsoft spent the next five years steadily improving the product until it could replace MS-DOS and Windows.
Lenovo’s IdeaPad S940 is a premium small, thin, and light laptop with high-end components and a gorgeous 4K UHD display.
Between 1991 and 1993, Microsoft dogfooded its own code and fought feature creep and bugs as it raced to release Windows NT.
Before there was Windows NT, there was NT, a 32-bit portable operating system that would run multiple OS personalities.
Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 10 19H2 to Insiders in the Slow Ring with a small twist.
Microsoft says it has disabled the Windows 10 version 1903 for some Surface Book 2 devices because of issues with the dGPU.
Aimed at road warriors, the Acer Swift 7 features one of the most compact designs I’ve ever used, but with a 14-inch display.
Before diving into the Microsoft Foundation Class library, I thought it might be a good idea to say hello to MFC with a bit of source code.
OOPs! By the 1990s, Windows application developers were consumed by the move to Object-Oriented Programming, or OOP.
Microsoft has quietly fixed three major issues with Windows 10 version 1903, one of which was preventing users from upgrading to this version.
Thanks to a generous offer from Huawei, we’re providing U.S. readers with the chance to win a MateBook 13 laptop!
Mirroring the same quarter last year, PC sales in the quarter ending June 30 grew 3.2 percent to 64 million units.
Say hello to C++, an object-oriented superset of C that is still one of the most popular programming languages in the world.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 20H1 build comes with the ability to quickly create events from the taskbar, updated Surface firmware, and more.
Before moving past Visual Basic classic, let’s take a look at how Microsoft evolved VB through derivatives, one of which still exists today.
And now, a brief interlude while we ponder the personal computing coulda, shoulda been, Microsoft and IBM’s OS/2.
Today, Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 68 for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and enterprise.
Microsoft's new Stranger Things promotion is here, and it's all about nostalgia. Spoiler alert: if you aren't a fan of Stranger Things, don't get your hopes up.
As a young technology enthusiast, I despised Microsoft and its inability to innovate. And then something happened.
Visual Basic was instantly popular and its ease of use and suitability for application development helped drive Windows to new levels of market acceptance.
Visual Basic was the right tool at the right time, and it was everything that Windows API development was not: Easy, visual, and fun.
Last week, Microsoft began mysteriously teasing the first version of Windows on Twitter. Now we know why. It’s just a TV show tie-in.