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Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 ‘S Mode’ Upgrades Will Be Free

03/08/2018, Microsoft VP Joe Belfiore confirmed on Twitter yesterday that Microsoft would be doing away with Windows 10 S as a standalone iteration of its platform and introducing it as the “S Mode” in Windows 10 proper. It would be available to Windows...

S Mode For Windows 10 Officially Confirmed By Microsoft

03/07/2018, Microsoft announced Windows 10 S last year, the new version of Windows 10 was meant to compete with Chrome OS. While it was originally announced as a dedicated version of its desktop software for education customers, it was reported last month that...

Microsoft Looking To Ditch Passwords In Windows 10 S

02/08/2018, Due to the fact that different applications, services, and websites use different styles of passwords (some require alphanumeric passwords, some require symbols, some ask for a mix of upper and lowercase), it can be a hassle to try and remember all of...


Microsoft Dropping Windows 10 S For The New ‘S Mode’

02/04/2018, Microsoft announced Windows 10 S last year. It’s a lightweight version of its operating system that has been designed to compete with Google’s Chrome OS. The company originally announced it as a separate version of Windows that was primarily...

Microsoft Goes After Chromebooks With $189 Windows 10 Notebooks

01/22/2018, Microsoft seeks to challenge Chromebooks’ lead in the education sector and today it has unveiled new Windows 10 and Windows 10 S-powered notebooks that start as low as $189. It has teamed up with its hardware partners to develop affordable...

Free Windows 10 S Upgrade Period Extended To March 31st, 2018

09/06/2017, Microsoft today announced that its first Windows 10 S-powered notebook – the Surface Laptop – has now been released in additional markets across the globe. The Surface Laptop was launched in June this year. It was Microsoft’s largest...

New Surface Book Variant With Core i7 Processor Coming Next Month

09/04/2017, It was recently discovered that Microsoft was offering the Core i7-powered Surface Laptop in Burgundy, Cobalt Blue, and Graphite Gold color options. These new variants will be released next month. The company is adding yet another variant of its Windows...

Windows 10 S Builds Live For Insiders

08/23/2017, Microsoft released a new Fast ring Windows 10 build for members of its Insiders program today. They’re the people that get to test upcoming Windows 10 updates before they’re rolled out to the general public. The company has also confirmed...

Spotify App For Windows 10 Listed On Windows Store

06/20/2017, The Windows Store is a great place to get apps for your Windows-powered device but there’s a caveat. Some of the most popular apps for Windows are not available on the Store. This includes the likes of Google Chrome, Photoshop, and Steam. This is a...

Downgrade Windows 10 S To Windows 10 Pro Now Possible

06/19/2017, It has only been a couple of weeks since Microsoft unveiled Windows 10 S. It’s a new iteration of its desktop operating system that aims to counter the runaway success of Google’s Chrome OS. It offers the full Windows experience but can only...

Microsoft Office Released On Windows Store

06/15/2017, Microsoft recently announced a new iteration of Windows called Windows 10 S. The iteration is basically a lightweight version of Windows 10 that’s capable of running full Windows apps, as long as they’re available on the Windows Store....

Google Chrome For Windows 10 S Might Remain A Dream

05/10/2017, A couple of weeks back, Microsoft announced the launch of Windows 10 S. It’s a new iteration of Windows 10 which will enable Microsoft to effectively compete against Google’s Chrome OS-powered Chromebooks in the education sector. Microsoft is...

HP And Acer Unveil Windows 10 S Computers Starting At $299

05/02/2017, Microsoft has officially announced Windows 10 S today. It’s a new lightweight version of Windows 10 that’s going to run on cheap hardware. It only runs sandboxed apps from the Windows Store and does have the ability to be upgraded to a full...

Windows 10 S Upgrade To Windows 10 Pro Will Be Possible

05/02/2017, Microsoft today announced the launch of its new operating system that’s particularly aimed at the education sector. It’s a modified version of Windows 10 that it’s calling Windows 10 S. It’s streamlined particularly for the...