Andy Patrizio

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Andy Patrizio is a freelance journalist based in southern California who has covered the computer industry for 20 years and has built every x86 PC he’s ever owned, laptops not included.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, Network World, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Forget the plus-sized screen, the regular iPhone is the best fit

WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

WannaCry was a Windows 7 phenomenon

The weakness of Windows 7’s Defender was partly to blame for the WannaCry ransomware outbreak.

Microsoft takes the Build show on the road

Microsoft takes the Build show on the road

Microsoft has turned the Build developers conference into a world tour, with stops in Asia, Australia, Europe and India.

Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Write apps with zero code using Microsoft Windows Template Studio

Microsoft’s new Windows Template Studio in Visual Studio lets you build a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app without having to write any code.

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

Yes, you still need endpoint malware protection

While operating systems and apps are more secure, the need for endpoint security remains.

Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Microsoft to NSA: WannaCry is your fault

Microsoft’s top lawyer said government’s stockpiling of malware is the reason why the WannaCry ransomware attack happened.

The Itanic finally sinks

The Itanic finally sinks

Intel’s Itanium processor—the company’s last effort to move away from x86—ends with a whimper.

So, what did we get from Microsoft's Build conference?

So, what did we get from Microsoft's Build conference?

A lot of news came out of Microsoft Build 2017—some of it expected, some not.

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2017

What to expect at Microsoft Build 2017

A lot will be happening at Microsoft Build 2017 this week. Here's a rundown of the speculative list of what to expect.

New Windows build brings more new features

New Windows build brings more new features

Build 16188 of Windows has two major new features of note—both centered around the Microsoft Edge browser.

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Windows 10 S will lock you into the Edge browser and Bing

Windows 10 S forces users to run the Edge browser and Bing search. You can install third-party browsers, such as Chrome, but you can’t change the default browser.

New Windows build adds two significant features

New Windows build adds two significant features

Microsoft adds two significant features to Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16184: My People and Focused Inbox support for Gmail accounts.

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