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Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft stealthily backs away from free Windows 10 promise   —  We thought this would happen.  —  On Friday, Microsoft described a way for anyone to get Windows 10 for free: activated, genuine, and updated forever.  We wrote at the time that we expected the company to do a volte-face and back away from this promise.
Jun 22, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
New Xbox One interface shown: Quicker, social, and Cortana-equipped   —  And far fewer tiles than before.  —  The Xbox One is getting a major update later this year that'll bring an all-new user interface to the console.  Microsoft gave a short preview of the new interface as part …
Jun 16, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Microsoft bringing SSH to Windows and PowerShell   —  Will contribute to OpenSSH to make it run well on Windows.  —  SSH, or secure shell, is the mainstay of remote access and administration in the Linux world, and the lack of any straightforward equivalent has always been an awkward feature of the Windows world.
Jun 2, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
All about Microsoft's Edge Browser: Extensions, high performance asm.js, and no more ActiveX   —  And no chance of open source any time soon.  —  Microsoft has spent the past few days talking about the new browser formerly known as Project Spartan: what it will do, what it won't do, and what it won't do yet but will do soon.
May 11, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
How Microsoft's strategy for supporting apps developed for Android and iOS differs from similar plans by BlackBerry and IBM   —  Android and iOS apps on Windows: What is Microsoft doing—and will it work?  —  Running a competitor's apps has been done before.  It hasn't worked.
May 10, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Surface 3 review: great build quality, good battery life, poor CPU and storage performance; useful accessories are paid extras   —  Surface 3 review: Smaller, slower, cheaper... better?  —  Switching to an x86 processor has made the Surface so much better.  —  To understand the Surface 3, you must first understand the Surface Pro 3.
Apr 14, 2015, 11:35 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
A closer look at the rather rough and not yet ready Windows 10 for phones   —  The new build has a ton of apps and a ton of promise, but feels a long way from done.  —  Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones took a big step forward today with the public release of build 10051.
Apr 14, 2015, 4:50 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows 10 to make the Secure Boot alt-OS lock out a reality   —  Windows 10 hardware must support Secure Boot and won't have to let you turn it off.  —  Those of you with long memories will recall a barrage of complaints in the run up to Windows 8's launch that concerned the ability to install …
Mar 20, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
W3C finalizes Pointer Events web API spec, but Apple and Google's lack of support is a deal-breaker   —  Pointer Events finalized, but Apple's lack of support still a deal breaker  —  Spec has support from Microsoft, Mozilla, jQuery, and sometimes Google.  But not Cupertino.
Feb 26, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Windows Browser Ballot comes to an end as EC obligation expires   —  Microsoft will cease showing EU-based Windows users a selection screen offering a choice of different browsers to install, known as the browser ballot.  —  In December 2009, and after lengthy negotiations …
Dec 18, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context

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