By - Gregg Keizer

Where does this document go — OneDrive for Business or SharePoint?

Office 365 can generate a lot of questions from enterprise users, but few reach the magnitude — in volume, in exasperation — as, “Where do I save my files?” That’s because corporate Office 365 subscriptions come with two competing destinations: the personal storage space managed by OneDrive for Business and the most unsettling public, or at least collaborative, document libraries of SharePoint

By - Gregg Keizer

What’s in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla gives the gas, lays on new privacy options

Mozilla this week shipped Firefox 67 for Windows, macOS and Linux with performance improvements that – when added to improvements that over the past year – make the browser 80% faster, according to the company. Other changes to Firefox that surfaced in version 66 ranged from customized private browsing sessions – such as letting a user enable add-ons while in

By - Gregg Keizer

Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

New data has again hammered home the point that Microsoft has given up forcing Windows 10 1809 on users. The Redmond, Wash. developer essentially stopped pushing the October 2018 Update, aka 1809, to customers last month, according to numbers published by AdDuplex, a Lithuanian company whose metrics technology is embedded in thousands of Windows Store apps. Unlike previous Windows 10

By - Gregg Keizer

Windows 10 1903 arrives after stretch of extra testing

Microsoft today launched Windows 10 May 2019 Update, aka 1903, after running the feature upgrade through additional testing with Insider volunteers, hardware manufacturers and third-party software developers. “The May 2019 Update is available for customers who would like to install the latest release,” John Cable, director of program management in the Windows delivery and servicing team, announced in a post

By - Gregg Keizer

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with ‘Chromium-ed’ Edge

Microsoft on Monday returned to the Mac browser market when it released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS. Delivery of the “Canary” edition for macOS came two weeks after prodigious Windows leaker WalkingCat, also known by his Twitter account @h0x0d, tweeted the download links for the Canary and more polished Dev builds of Edge for

By - Gregg Keizer

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

Microsoft on Wednesday resurrected Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 long enough to push patches to the long-dead products. It was the first time since 2017 that Microsoft deemed the situation serious enough to warrant a security fix for XP. Windows XP fell off the public support list in April 2014, while Windows Server 2003 was removed in July 2015.

By - Gregg Keizer

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

Microsoft’s logo may not be Elmer Fudd in a red-and-brown cap, but the company has been vewy, vewy qwiet about the year’s second Windows 10 feature upgrade. That upgrade – designated, if Microsoft hews to practice, “Windows 10 October 2019 Update” and given the 1909 four-digit yymm nickname – has been tossed down a well, muffled by a pillow, shut

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Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

Mozilla has apologized for the fiasco earlier this month when an expired certificate disabled most users’ Firefox add-ons. “We strive to make Firefox a great experience. Last weekend we failed, and we’re sorry,” Joe Hildebrand, the recently named head of Firefox engineering, wrote in a post to a company blog. “We let you down and what happened might have shaken

By - Gregg Keizer

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

Microsoft will continue to include Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) and the original Edge with Windows 10, according to a company program manager. In a video recorded for this week’s Microsoft Build conference, Fred Pullen, a principal program manager on the Edge team, filled in some of the blanks about the “IE mode” to be inserted inside the under-construction Edge based

By - Gregg Keizer

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Mac versions of Microsoft’s Edge browser leaked this week, as did the first Beta build for Windows 10. Microsoft has yet to officially launch any version of its reworked browser other than Canary and Dev for Windows 10, which went public a month ago. Frequent Windows leaker WalkingCat, also known by his Twitter account @h0x0d, tweeted the download links for