The Windows 10 Technical Preview gives consumers and businesses unprecedented access to Microsoft’s upcoming operating system and an opportunity to provide valuable feedback before it launches next year. But this access is only valuable if you’re running the latest Windows 10 builds. Here’s how to check for and install the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview builds so that you’ve always got the latest changes to play with.
Excited for the release of OS X Yosemite but need to perform a clean install? Here’s how to create a bootable USB installer for the final public version of OS X Yosemite.
Apple has opened its OS X beta testing program to millions of Mac users worldwide, and many of these users want a way to easily install the OS X Yosemite beta on their spare Macs. Instead of jumping through the hoops of upgrading via the Mac App Store, here’s how to create your own Yosemite USB installer for the Yosemite public beta, so you can quickly install it on any supported Mac.
Apple makes an in-place upgrade to the OS X Yosemite Developer Preview a simple process via the Mac App Store. But what about those times when you want to install Yosemite on a blank drive? Here’s how you can create your own OS X Yosemite USB Installer for the Developer Preview builds.
Today is deadline day for consumers to move their original Windows 8.1 installations to Windows 8.1 Update 1. Upgrading to the free update, first released in early April, is the only way to continue receiving security and feature patches for Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system.
Apple on Monday published a short video on YouTube detailing some of the design changes slated for OS X Yosemite. The video gives users who aren’t eligible for the Yosemite beta a closer look at the new designs for Finder, the Dock, Messages, Notification Center, and user interface elements like fonts and buttons.
Apple gave a historic WWDC keynote on Monday, outlining amazing new technologies that will shape the company and the industry for years to come. But in the midst of this amazing accomplishment, Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his trend of presenting misleading charts and statistics, an unnecessary step that cast a shadow over an otherwise monumental event.
Curious about how old your computer’s Windows installation is? We show you two quick and easy Command Prompt tricks to determine your Windows installation date, helping you troubleshoot issues and decide if it’s time for a fresh install.
Apple on Tuesday released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2. The free update brings several new features, including FaceTime audio support, as well as a number of bug fixes and improvements. Of note, the update does not appear to include a fix for the critical “Goto Fail” bug discovered last week.
After more than 12 years on the market, Windows XP is finally set to lose support in April. But Microsoft’s plans to move forward could leave as many as 500 million users without critical security updates, and those systems could be infected in as little as 10 minutes by hackers hoarding exploits in anticipation of the support deadline.