Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Enterprises expected to implement annual Windows 10 upgrade pace

Enterprises expected to implement annual Windows 10 upgrade pace

The prediction from Gartner's Stephen Kleynhans follows Microsoft's announcement that it will extend support for Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Education to 30 months.

Windows 10's new support policy a slap to SMBs

Windows 10's new support policy a slap to SMBs

While Microsoft is extending support to 30 months for customers who purchased Enterprise and Educational versions of Windows 10, it's not doing so for those who use Windows 10 Pro.

Here are Apple's macOS Mojave and iOS 12 release dates

Here are Apple's macOS Mojave and iOS 12 release dates

Computerworld had predicted the days on which both OSes would be rolled out this month. Both estimates were off by one day.

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Windows 10 update (and retirement) calendar: Mark these dates

Microsoft is releasing new versions of Windows 10 on a set schedule – and just as regularly retiring older versions from support. Here are all the dates you need to know about through Windows 7's retirement in 2020 and beyond.

Microsoft cuts Office 2016 some slack, lets users connect to services until 2023

Microsoft cuts Office 2016 some slack, lets users connect to services until 2023

Microsoft will let Office 2016 users connect to Microsoft's online services for three more years than the company had earlier said.

Firefox calls it quits on antiquated Windows XP, Vista

Firefox calls it quits on antiquated Windows XP, Vista

Mozilla has ended browser security updates for the outdated versions of Windows; the only Top 5 browser still supporting Windows XP is Opera.

Microsoft plans to sell post-2020 support for Windows 7

Microsoft plans to sell post-2020 support for Windows 7

The developer agreed to offer 'Windows 7 Extended Security Updates' for three years beyond the operating system's January 2020 retirement date.

Microsoft tags Windows 10 1809 with the catchy name 'October 2018 Update'

Microsoft tags Windows 10 1809 with the catchy name 'October 2018 Update'

Microsoft announced the official name for the next major Windows 10 release at the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.

Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

In keeping with previous years’ launch timing, the upgrades to iOS and macOS are expected to roll out to the public on Sept. 18 and 25, respectively.

Smaller updates remove 'last significant barrier' to commercial Windows 10 adoption, argues expert

Smaller updates remove 'last significant barrier' to commercial Windows 10 adoption, argues expert

Frequent, large updates may have stopped companies with limited bandwidth from upgrading to Windows 10.

Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.

Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

The company will stop supporting Firefox ESR 52, the final release that is compatible with legacy add-ons, in two weeks.

Microsoft to slash size of Windows 10's monthly updates

Microsoft to slash size of Windows 10's monthly updates

The smaller updates will make their debut with the release of Windows 10 version 1809, due in September.

Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

The browser, launched July 24, uses the OS's own notification center to post messages; users must be running Windows 10 1607 or later.

Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.

IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace

IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace

More than three-quarters of the admins surveyed want Microsoft to release feature upgrades just once a year – or even once every other year. One admin decried an upgrade pace that 'never ends.'

Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

The new 'Advance' add-on takes into account a user's browsing history to recommend other sites to explore.

Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

IT admins surveyed by Susan Bradley, who moderates the PatchMangement.org mailing list, said Microsoft's current strategy is failing. So she took their concerns to Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, and asked them to make...

Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft is revamping the subscription offerings by recalibrating prices and renaming the per device/per user offers so they're more aligned with Microsoft 365.

Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Based on the current progress for Windows 10 version 1903, due to arrive next spring, it now looks like the fall update for the OS will arrive around Sept. 10 or Sept. 24.

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