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Unlocked Microsoft Lumia 435 drops to under $30 in US -

If you are in the US, and are looking for an entry-level Windows smartphone, here's a deal for you: the Microsoft Lumia 435 is currently going for under $30 in the country. Specifically, Walmart has the unlocked model listed on its website for $28.75 ...and more »

Windows Hello gains traction with nearly 100 biometric-enabled Windows devices and accessories - Windows Central

It looks like Windows Hello, Microsoft's biometric security feature built into Windows 10 has been seeing quite a bit of success, as far as adoption is concerned. In a new blog post, Microsoft has announced that there are now nearly 100 biometric ...and more »

Microsoft's new Windows 10 Game Mode will maximize gaming performance - The Verge

Microsoft has started officially testing a new Game Mode feature in Windows 10. Traces of the new option were found back in December, but the most recent test build of Windows 10 (15007) includes Game Mode in the Xbox app. MSPoweruser has supplied some ...and more »

PC security stepped up with new 'Windows Goodbye' screen lock - Naked Security

Windows 10 users already have Windows Hello: the biometrics way to unlock systems using their faces, fingerprints or irises. Now, Microsoft is working on Windows Goodbye: a way to lock your PC when Windows 10 notices that you've wandered off. According ...and more »

4 Windows Hello devices that will change the way you log into your PC - TechRepublic

Windows Hello is now found on almost 100 biometric-enabled devices. Here are some of the most interesting options for using the platform. By Conner Forrest | January 13, 2017, 6:30 AM PST. 0. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg; Pinterest ...and more »

Microsoft slates end to security bulletins in February - Computerworld

Microsoft next month will stop issuing detailed security bulletins, which for nearly 20 years have provided individual users and IT professionals information about vulnerabilities and their patches. One patching expert crossed his fingers that ...and more »

Windows 10 is about to get a high-performance Game Mode - Engadget

Microsoft made a big fuss out of the Windows 10 Creators Update's gaming features, and it's nearly ready to start delivering on them... including some that have remained mysterious. The company has revealed that it'll start trotting out a largely ...and more »

Windows 10 Creators Update's high performance “Game Mode,” confirmed - Ars Technica

Mike Ybarra, head of platform engineering for Xbox, has revealed some of the gaming-oriented improvements coming to the Windows 10 Creators Update later this year. Chief among the changes is a new "Game Mode" that will improve the performance of games ...and more »

How to Sign Up for Windows Insider and Always Get the Latest Build - Laptop Mag

Microsoft releases a couple of major Windows 10 updates to the general public each year, but if you want to have the latest as soon as they are available, you need to join the Windows Insider Program. Membership is completely free and requires nothing ...and more »

5 Reasons to Give Microsoft's New Browser Another Chance - Gizmodo

You may be so well used to Chrome or Firefox that Microsoft's new browser Edge may not be on your radar. It probably should be though, because it was built for Windows 10 and includes a bunch of great new tricks that other browsers don't have. No ...and more »