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.

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Kaspersky announces its OS for IoT devices

No new HoloLens hardware until 2019

No new HoloLens hardware until 2019

Microsoft won't release a new version of the Microsoft HoloLens until 2019. And when it does release, it will go straight to version 3.

Microsoft launches Insider program for business users

Microsoft launches Insider program for business users

The Windows Insider program has been an important program for Microsoft, soliciting feedback from thousands of individual customers to help with the development and debugging of Windows 10. Now the company has launched an equivalent...

Munich's great Linux desktop initiative may end

Munich's great Linux desktop initiative may end

After a decade of running Linux on the desktop, the city of Munich will let employees choose their work OS.

Microsoft outlines new Office 365 security capabilities

Microsoft outlines new Office 365 security capabilities

Three new features in Microsoft’s Office 365 are designed to help organizations to manage risk and ward off threats.

Windows 10 will soon have a very different security system

Windows 10 will soon have a very different security system

Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (WDATP) offers a new post-breach later of protection to the Windows 10 security stack.

Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Visual Studio

Microsoft celebrates 20 years of Visual Studio

The latest version of the developer tool suite, Visual Studio 2017, is expected to launch on March 7.

Early version of Windows 10 Cloud leaked

Early version of Windows 10 Cloud leaked

Despite its early stage, testers say Windows Cloud 10 lives up to rumors.

One-third of iPhones are the Plus model

One-third of iPhones are the Plus model

Apple’s iPhone Plus model has appeal, and it is taking a chunk out of the tablet market.

Microsoft overhauls Azure Marketplace for easier app shopping

Microsoft overhauls Azure Marketplace for easier app shopping

Finding and evaluating Microsoft Azure apps should be much easier.

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

How to prevent a bad case of cloud buyer’s remorse

Nearly 40% of organizations with public cloud experience have moved at least some of those workloads back to on premises, mostly due to security and cost concerns.

Microsoft wants OEMs to build these kinds of PCs

Microsoft wants OEMs to build these kinds of PCs

The PC market needs a jump-start, and Microsoft has some ideas for OEMs on what they should build.

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