It's been a great week in Germany, and I'll be flying home today. Here's a quick look at the tech products and services I relied on during this trip.
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Microsoft has released yet another cumulative update for the shipping versions of Windows 10. It's the third such update this month.
At some point, your local disk will fill up and you need to remove content; there is an easy way to identify the files that are taking up the largest chunks of space.
A Google security researcher has discovered new vulnerabilities in the LastPass password manager. The good news? LastPass already fixed them.
This month's look at Windows 10 device usage focuses on the most popular PC makers, Anniversary Update deployment, and Surface devices.
Say what you will about Xbox, but Microsoft has done an incredible job with the controllers, especially in this console generation.
Microsoft has created a software utility that will help Mac switchers import data into a Surface or other PC. After a short leak window, however, the utility is no longer available.
The new Windows 10 Insider Preview build that Microsoft delivered last night was accompanied by a new cumulative update for the shipping version of Windows 10. This is perhaps not coincidental.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 to Insiders and this may be the last pre-release of Redstone 2 before the company shifts to delivering Redstone 3 builds.
By default, Edge is configured to use Microsoft's Bing for web searches. Oddly, Google Search is not an option. But you can fix that if you know the trick.
If you're interested in switching to Edge from another browser---or perhaps you just wish to access your bookmarks, history, and saved passwords---you can now do so more easily.
As you may know, I'm in Hannover, Germany this week for CeBIT, and will be heading to Berlin at the end of the week for some time off. Here are a few quick notes from the road.
Once you've upgraded to Windows 10 version 1703 with the Creators Update, you'll notice some major changes to the ways you can configure software updates.
The LG Gram 15 is a gorgeous ultra-portable PC with a delightfully thin and light form factor and exceptional battery life.
Less than 24 hours after it delivered build 15060 to Windows 10 Insiders on the Fast ring, Microsoft has shipped yet another build, 15061. RC3, anyone?