Microsoft had a 'make it or break it' year in 2015 with the release of Windows 10. A few months later and we think it's safe to say they have made it. It's a freshly minted Microsoft with Satya Nadella at the helm and we have high hopes for the company in the near future. Surely, the new operating system dominated the scene, here are Microsoft's most popular stories of 2015...
Microsoft's Windows 7 crosses yet another threshold on its way to eventual irrelevance. As of January 13, 2015, it has exited mainstream support.
In the run-up to the Windows 10 launch Microsoft sent mixed signals about who gets a free upgrade and who doesn't. This is an overview of the different upgrade paths.
With Microsoft finally replacing Internet Explorer, a number of changes are being made to its replacement, even the Silverlight media player plugin will be left in the past too.
Microsoft confirms move away from big releases in favor of smaller incremental updates that continually evolve the OS, calls Windows 10 the last version of Windows.
As Windows 10 passes the 100 million install mark, Microsoft says the operating system will move from 'Optional' to 'Recommended Update' in Windows Update.
#5 Developers, Developers: Windows 10 as a unified platform, runs Android/iOS apps, Continuum & more
Microsoft's Build 2015 opening keynote set a clear tone for the 3-day conference by establishing that it's all about developers. This is Microsoft going back to its roots.
#4 New for Windows 10: free update for most, Spartan revealed, local game streaming, holograms and more
Microsoft executives detail many of the things coming to the Windows platform accross different consumer, business and even prototype devices.
Microsoft, one of the most significant companies in the history of computing, turned 40 years old in 2015. In celebration of the anniversary Bill Gates sent a letter to employees.
User reports online say the upgrade path for pirates is granting fully activated copies of Windows 10 - complete with product keys to use for fresh installs.
Microsoft announces a promotion in which they're offering up 100GB of cloud storage space on OneDrive absolutely free. Here's everything you need to know.