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Thu Aug 27

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:12 PM

Re: 75 Million Installs

How successful is the launch?

The real reason the Windows 10 figure is so astonishing is because of the upgrades. Before this release, in-place upgrades were one of the most unreliable and scary things a user could attempt, and it was so [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 9:09 PM

75 Million Installs

Alright here are the Microsoft official numbers for Windows 10.

-More than 75 million devices are now running Windows 10.
-Windows 10 has been installed in 192 countries around the world, which is virtually every country on
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Fri Aug 21

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 1:23 PM

Re: I no longer doubt MSFT

Another one


The versatility of Windows 10 is gradually pushing my MacBook Air and iPad Air 2 to the side. This was unexpected and a testament to how good Windows 10 has become in such a short time.

The Edge browser in
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Tue Aug 18

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:51 PM

I no longer doubt MSFT

The author might be a naif, paid shill or a MSFT employee but I decided to post it anyway.

But I installed Windows 10 on my Macbook Pro. I had feared that this would condemn me to purgatory in the gates of computing hell. But it has been [more]

Sun Aug 9

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:18 PM

Cortana on Android

Microsoft released a private beta version of its Cortana digital assistant for Android last month. While it includes similar features to the Windows 10 and Windows Phone version, Microsoft is taking its support of Android a step further with an [more]

Thu Aug 6

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:46 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

You did not understand the article, no surprise.

But color me not surprised that you unabashedly defend the company

Getting so personal.

Actually I just prefer to read from a number of sources and try to sift [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:43 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

Most of the complaints fall into two basic categories, those things that are in fact not new to Windows 10, and those things are really new but are being overblown by privacy fanatics. Regardless, these reports are tugging at our very human [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:32 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

Customers would be well advised to read and study before clicking anyone's request.

Good advice that applies everywhere.

Wed Aug 5

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:55 PM

Windows Phone Market Share

Surprisingly good in Europe, EU5 total 10%.

The Good
Germany 10.5% (iOS 13.2%)
GB 11.3% (iOS 34.1%)
France 8.7% (iOS 16.8%)
Italy 14.2% (iOS 12.4%)

The Bad
USA 3%
China 0.5%
Spain 3%

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 6:24 PM

Re: 67 million on Windows 10

Ed Bott is skeptical of the 67 million number but does note that:

ZDNet's own analytics confirm that Windows 10 is being adopted at an unprecedented pace. In the week before the upgrade began, after the Windows Insider program had [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 5:56 PM

Re: Sway launches for Windows 10

Microsoft's new Sway tool is like PowerPoint on crack

While there are an abundance of tools already available that help users create visual presentations such as Prezi and Haiku, Sway has a smart design engine that packages what you want
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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 3:26 PM

Sway launches for Windows 10

Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it has taken Sway out of preview on the web, iPhone and iPad. Even more exciting, Sway is now available on Windows 10, marking the first time Microsoft has made a native app version of Sway available outside [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:35 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

Here is a guide for the paranoids (not my word choice):

That said, I think some people's fears about Microsoft looking over your shoulder are over-the-top. And, I speak as someone who looks at Microsoft with a great deal of [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:26 PM

Hardware Refresh

MSFT will refresh its hardware before the holidays:

By the end of the year, the company is expected to release the 'Cityman' and 'Talkman' flagship Windows Phones, a new Band, HoloLens, and of course, the Surface Pro 4. After hearing [more]

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 2:18 PM

Haven't opened my Macbook

I haven't opened my MacBook since Windows 10 came out

I just figured I would put the new operating system through its paces on the Lenovo Yoga 12 laptop-tablet convertible that Microsoft sent me as a test unit. I would use Windows 10 [more]

Tue Aug 4

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:19 PM

Xbox getting DVR features

Microsoft today announced that fully featured DVR capability is coming to Xbox One. Users can schedule recordings and watch TV shows and programs at their convenience. From your Xbox One, you can stream recorded TV shows to other devices, either [more]

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chilero replied to the Microsoft Corp. board. 4:11 PM

Re: Using Windows 10? Microsoft is watching

Though possibly surprising to some, the company’s data collection practices fit within the industry’s new normal. Google’s Privacy Terms, for instance, show that the tech giant is also analyzing the content of users’ emails to provide a better, [more]

Fri Jul 31

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 8:13 PM

67 million on Windows 10

It didn't take long for Windows 10 to be installed on 67 million devices. 2+ days. Should hit 100 million by the end of the weekend.

A Microsoft employee who wishes to remain anonymous to the public has informed Windows Central that as of [more]

Tue Jul 21

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chilero posted to the Microsoft Corp. board. 10:22 PM

Surface head promoted

Panos Panay takes over engineering for all of Microsoft's premium hardware. Surface is performing very well indeed.

he is going to be the head of engineering for all Microsoft premium devices, including Surface, Windows Phone, the Xbox [more]

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