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Most Steam gamers are running Windows 10


Microsoft’s strategy of giving away free upgrades to Windows 10 looks to have been worthwhile, as a year and a half on from its release, most gamers on Steam are running it. While Windows 7 64 still maintains a foothold, nothing else even comes close. Windows 10 adoption rate has …

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Microsoft is bringing Windows back to ARM chipsets


This week, Microsoft revealed that it would be bringing a full version of Windows 10 to ARM chipsets, with desktop support and everything included, meaning your phone could also double up as a full Windows machine. Microsoft’s first demonstration took place today on a Snapdragon 820 chip, which supports Adobe …

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Mozilla kills off Firefox OS for good


The Mozilla Foundation has tried to branch out numerous times over the past decade, with varying levels of success. One area where it really didn’t do as well as it hoped though, was in the creation of Firefox OS powered Mozilla smartphones. Less than a year on from discontinuing the …

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Windows 10 upgrade ads now removed from 7 and 8.1


Microsoft’s ‘free upgrade’ period for Windows 10 ended some time ago and while Microsoft did promise to stop nagging Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users about upgrades after July, the ‘Get Windows 10’ app had yet to be removed from many machines. However, it looks like Microsoft is finally ready …

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