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Microsoft reverts buggy fast ring Photos app update for mobile

6 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Microsoft has updated the photos app for Windows 10 Mobile once more, removing the buggy update that debuted last week. The app is now mobile optimized, and the desktop features that were made available on the platform have been removed. While some Windows 10 Mobile fans expressed elation at the update, many others noted that...
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Bigscreen Beta Gets Major Performance Boost, 12-Person Rooms

Bigscreen Beta Gets Major Performance Boost, 12-Person Rooms

6 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Hardware

Bigscreen Beta received a “Big” update today. It now supports up to 12 people in one space. The new release also includes major performance improvements, which should free up valuable CPU cycles and enable a much smoother experience.
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Microsoft Testing Window 10 Update with 'Ultimate Performance' Mode

6 monthes ago   |   By Mobile Tech Today

Tech giant Microsoft has pushed forth a flurry of new releases on the Windows testing front, including a new preview build for Redstone 4 alongside the first build for Redstone 5.
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Windows 10's new ‘Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

Windows 10's new ‘Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

6 monthes ago   |   By The Next Web

Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday's build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Performance' mode. It's basically exactly what it sounds like - the highest performance setting in Windows. It's not overclocking your PC or anything, but the company says the new settings “builds on the current High-Performance policy, and it goes a step further to eliminate micro-latencies associated with fine grained power management techniques.”...
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Microsoft introduces “Ultimate Performance” power scheme for Windows 10

6 monthes ago   |   By Liliputing

Windows 10 includes power management tools that let you prioritize peak performance or lower power consumption depending on your needs. Out of the box most laptops ship with Windows configured so that you'll get the best possible performance when plugged in, for example, but when you're running on battery power the...
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Why Windows 10 updates take so long

Why Windows 10 updates take so long

6 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Slow, plodding, stuck, frozen, stopped. Frustrating!
It's important to keep your Windows 10 PC updated. You get security fixes, new features, small improvement tweaks, and more. Unfortunately, updating Windows 10 can often take years. Or so it might feel when you're watching an update sit still, you pacing around knowing that you have stuff to do on your PC. This isn't exactly a rare problem, and you'll almost always find a thread about it in our forum and in countless others around the web. So why exactly is it taking so long, and what can you do about it?
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Next Windows 10 update brings new ‘Ultimate Performance' mode to desktops

Next Windows 10 update brings new ‘Ultimate Performance' mode to desktops

6 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

As part of a raft of updates coming this spring, Microsoft will be bringing a new power management system that "reduces micro-latencies" and enhances overall system performance through a series of tiny performance bumps. Unfortunately, that sounds quite dull, so Microsoft has decided to call its new mode "Ultimate Performance," which should get your IT department all hot and bothered.
The mode will only work on non-battery-powered high-performance workstations running Windows 10 Pro, so it's not aimed at your average laptop user, or even gamers. Instead, it's meant to improve performance...
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Sony announces two new games to celebrate selling 3 million VR headsets

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