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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 »

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 »

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 Windows 10 ...and more »

Xbox One update will ditch the console's signature Snap mode - Engadget

The Xbox One's Snap mode was a major selling point on launch -- it was supposed to turn your console into a multitasking powerhouse that lets you play a game while watching TV or tracking achievements. It's a resource hog, however, and Microsoft now ...and more »

Microsoft's Game Mode Arrives Soon, Here's How It Works (Updated) - Tom's Hardware

Update, 1/27/2017, 1p.m. PST: The Insider Preview Build that contains the new Game Mode (Build 15019) is now available in the Fast ring. However, Microsoft noted that the build "does have some platform related bugs that will impact the ability to play ...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 believed ...and more »

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

How big of a deal is Game Mode going to be? We can hardly wait to try it. Email a friend. To. Use commas to separate multiple email addresses. From. Privacy Policy. Thank you. Your message has been sent. Sorry. There was an error emailing this page ...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 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 PC's ...and more »

If you want to be an Xbox Insider, Microsoft says you'll now have to earn it - PCWorld

If you want Microsoft to let you through the velvet of rope of its Xbox Insider programs, be prepared to earn it—and up through four different tiers of beta access, to boot. A Microsoft support post from Monday night confirms that there are now four ...and more »