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Microsoft is making big Windows 10 update changes starting with the May 2019 release

April 5, 2019

Microsoft is continuing to tweak how the Windows 10 update process works. The company is initiating a number of changes, kicking off with the rollout of the Windows 10 19H1/1903 update. Unlike the case with previous twice-yearly Windows 10 feature updates, the next feature update, known as 19H1/1903, is getting several additional weeks of testing time […]

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update gets fixes for Game Mode with streaming software, more

April 3, 2019

Patch Tuesday isn’t until next week, but Microsoft is shipping out a new batch of fixes for the Windows 10 October 2018 Update a little early. There are a ton of fixes included with this cumulative update, but the most noteworthy is one that prevents Game Mode from impacting game streaming and recording software. Larry Hryb ✔@majornelson […]

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Kubernetes Now Supports Windows Containers In Production

March 26, 2019

Kubernetes took Windows container into production Monday with the latest release of the open source container orchestration platform that has become something close to a standardized infrastructure layer. After three years of concerted efforts to elevate Microsoft’s operating system to a first-class citizen in containerized environments, Kubernetes 1.14 made generally available support of Windows containers […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop Preview Now Available

March 22, 2019

Microsoft on Thursday announced that its Windows Virtual Desktop service is now available as a public preview. Windows Virtual Desktop is a new virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) service hosted from Microsoft Azure datacenters that was initially announced back in September. It lets organizations remotely access Windows 10 desktops (as single sessions or multisessions) or Windows 7 desktops (as […]

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Windows of wonder: cutouts and light brighten Glasgow night

March 3, 2019

Window Wanderland is a festival of lights that sees people transform their neighbourhood into a colourful playground using paper cutouts in their windows. In the streets of Strathbungo, Glasgow, the result is a night-time explosion of pop culture: Mary Poppins, the Moomins, Peter Pan, Paddington. The festival was founded in Bristol in 2015 by Lucy Reeves Khan, […]

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Linux love hits Windows 10 19H1 amid a second round of zombie slaying

February 22, 2019

Lucky Windows Insiders get a second bite of the zombie apple in the latest build of Windows 10 In a busy week for Windows Insiders, Fast-Ring fans got a fresh build of Windows last night, hot on the heels of a new preview of the Windows Admin Center. You say 19H1, I say 20H1, let’s […]

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