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.

Microsoft launches a slew of IoT-related offerings

Microsoft’s Edge browser is pretty dull

Microsoft’s Edge browser is pretty dull

It underperforms in almost all benchmarks and fails in real world use.

Most of the Windows zero-day exploits have already been patched

Most of the Windows zero-day exploits have already been patched

Late last week, a hacker group known as The Shadow Brokers released a trove of Windows exploits it claims to have obtained from National Security Agency's (NSA's) elite hacking team. The group released the tools and presentations...

Microsoft pushes ahead with Redstone 3, the next big Windows 10 update

Microsoft pushes ahead with Redstone 3, the next big Windows 10 update

Redstone 3 will include a lot of new features, if they all make it.

Creators Update notes: Boot Camp issues and personal experience

Creators Update notes: Boot Camp issues and personal experience

So far it’s a mostly smooth rollout, with just a few hiccups here and there.

Vista, XP remain firmly rooted in businesses

Vista, XP remain firmly rooted in businesses

Despite ending support, Microsoft can't kill off its old OSes.

Azure surpasses AWS as the public cloud of choice

Azure surpasses AWS as the public cloud of choice

A new survey found that Azure has opened up a sizable lead over AWS.

After getting pwned and owned, Microsoft vows to fix Edge security

After getting pwned and owned, Microsoft vows to fix Edge security

Microsoft is working to reduce the attack surface and restrict unauthorized access of its Edge browser.

Why you should not get excited over Windows Server on ARM

Why you should not get excited over Windows Server on ARM

There is a long string of failures behind these efforts.

How to be the first to get the Creators Update

How to be the first to get the Creators Update

Just join the Insiders and watch it download, if you dare.

Signs point to finalizing of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Signs point to finalizing of the Windows 10 Creators Update

Final version number appeared and internal sign off has reportedly begun.

Apple is losing ground in its traditional market: Education

Apple is losing ground in its traditional market: Education

Windows and Android have surpassed Apple in schools.

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