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Windows 10 versus Windows 7: Whose numbers do you trust? - ZDNet

Long-term shifts in the installed base for Windows PCs are nothing new. For decades, businesses have been dealing with the logistics and the costs of migrating from one Windows version to another. As my colleague Steve Ranger noted earlier this week ...and more »

Microsoft's Xbox One snap mode is being removed with the new dashboard - The Verge

Microsoft is planning to kill off one of the more unique features of its Xbox One dashboard: snap mode. The software giant originally introduced snap mode as a method to watch TV or run an app side-by-side with a game. Microsoft is now on a mission to ...and more »

Windows 10 Game Mode: 6 of your burning questions answered - TechRadar

Microsoft has been teasing something for the upcoming Creators Update to Windows 10 known simply as “Game Mode.” Gleaned through Windows Insider Preview build release notes, we know that it's supposed to somehow improve gaming performance in ...and more »

What's New in the Mysterious Windows 10 Update KB3211320 - Softpedia News

Microsoft released a mysterious Windows 10 security update yesterday, but the company provided zero documentation, even though the patch was pushed to the millions of computers already running the Anniversary Update. KB3211320 was originally ...and more »

New Windows 10 preview build focuses on PC gaming with Game Mode, Beam, Game Settings - PCWorld

This week, gamers on both Windows 10 PCs and the Xbox One will start receiving a boatload of new gaming features that will roll out over the coming days as part of their respective Insider programs. (Editor's Note: According to a tweet from Microsoft's ...and more »

How Windows 10's Game Mode will make your PC games run better - PCWorld

The “Game Mode” destined to arrive in the Windows 10 Creators Update has been a tantalizing tease for months now, but now Microsoft's pulling back the curtain—somewhat—on the performance-boosting technology. Game Mode's designed to focus your ...and more »

Microsoft explains how Windows 10's Game Mode will work - The Verge

Microsoft is adding a “Game Mode” to Windows 10 that'll optimize the system for playing video games. We've known for a week or so that this feature was coming soon, and now Microsoft is starting to explain how it'll work. When a system goes into Game ...and more »

Windows 10 Game Mode: Free FPS boost of a few percent, with more to come - Ars Technica

Earlier this month, Microsoft confirmed that the Windows 10 Creators Update coming later this year would include a new feature called "Game Mode." Redmond is still being a bit coy about precisely what Game Mode will and won't do, but the picture has ...and more »

Microsoft Readies Game Mode For Windows 10 Creator's Update - AnandTech

The Windows 10 Creator's Update was announced in October, at the same event where the Surface Studio was launched. It promises many new features for makers, but when makers want to unwind, they want to play a PC game. Today Microsoft is giving a ...and more »

How to stop those irritating automatic Windows updates - CNET

If you use Microsoft Windows, you can likely relate to my colleague Sean Hollister who recently documented at length the number of times that the automatic Windows Update feature has caused him pain. Sitting through an unwanted update can involve an ...and more »