Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Windows 11 will be serviced on a monthly basis using the same practices honed with Windows 10.
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Windows 11 tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?
Microsoft's new take on desktop-as-a-service is more than just a cloud-based version of Windows. It also allows the company to offer up ersatz hardware.
With the arrival of Windows 11, and its once-a-year update cadence, Microsoft is effectively turning its back on its Windows-as-a-Service model.
Computerworld has collected some of the most salient points about the upcoming Windows 11, the ones enterprise IT admins will most need to know.
Vivaldi 4.0, which includes an email client, calendar, and RSS reader, reflects a strategy reminiscent of Netscape Navigator.
Support for the OS ends in four years. Before Windows 10 launched in 2015, Microsoft declared it would only offer updates for 10 years.
The move, which was unveiled last August, 'didn't move relevant security metrics,' according to a Google staff software engineer on the Chrome team.
In two weeks, Microsoft plans to unveil the "next generation" of Windows. But isn't Windows 10 supposed to be the last generation of the ubiquitous OS?
Redmond plans to retire Internet Explorer 11 next year, putting it on the path to a long, slow lingering death as the vendor fully embraces Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft has issued Windows 10 21H1, officially the year's first feature upgrade even though new functionality was largely absent.
Mozilla has announced that a years-long effort to harden Firefox's defences can now be previewed in the browser's Nightly and Beta builds.
Windows 10X was expected to launch in the spring of 2021 in place of the year's first-half Windows 10 feature upgrade. Didn't happen.
Microsoft and Mozilla have spelled out steps they plan to take to streamline the upgrade process for their browsers, Edge and Firefox, respectively.
Microsoft has launched a public preview of the APIs IT admins can use to control Windows Update for Business Deployment Service.