Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Written on Feb, 16, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Engadget reports that three Japanese PC manufacturers are moving forward with plans to merge their PC computing divisions to stay competitive in the tough PC market. No word yet on what to expect in terms of changes to branding or product lineups.

http://www.engadget.com/2016/02/16/the-big-vaio-toshiba-and-fujitsu-merger-is-still-on/

 

 

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Mary Jo Foley over at All About Microsoft has posted details about how the free Windows 10 upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users has been moved from an optional upgrade to recommended. Check out the link for details, as well as a link to how to disable this for those who know they wish to stay with their current version of Windows

http://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-starts-pushing-windows-10-as-a-recommended-update/

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Feeling a little nostalgic for the days of cooperative multitasking and 16-bit applications? The Internet archive has posted a collection of Windows 3.1 games and applications so you can re-live the good old days right from your web browser.

https://archive.org/details/softwarelibrary_win3_showcase&tab=collection

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Since the release of Windows 10 Microsoft has been less than transparent about the purpose of updates to the operating system. Unlike in previous versions Windows 10 updates contained very little information on what they actually changed. Now Microsoft has opted for a little more transparency with a blog which highlights what fixes are in each update. So for those who concern themselves with such details, the link is:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/update-history-windows-10