Gregg Keizer

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Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld.

Microsoft launches Windows 10 preview program

Windows 8 user share nose-dives in September

Windows 8 user share nose-dives in September

September's numbers from Net Applications put the combined user share of Windows 8 and 8.1 at 12.3% of the world's desktop and notebook systems, a drop of 1.1 percentage points from August.

Apple delivers OS X Yosemite 'golden master' to devs

Apple delivers OS X Yosemite 'golden master' to devs

Apple on Tuesday released a "golden master" of OS X Yosemite to developers, signaling that the upgrade is on track to ship within the next three weeks.

Microsoft unveils 'spiritual successor' to Windows 7 by going to 10

Microsoft unveils 'spiritual successor' to Windows 7 by going to 10

Microsoft today unveiled the successor to its failed Windows 8 at an event in San Francisco, putting the Steven Sinofsky era behind it by, if nothing else, naming the new OS "Windows 10."

iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

iOS 8 bug deletes iWork docs

iPhone and iPad owners running iOS 8 have reported a new bug in the software that deletes iWork documents from iCloud Drive when they've reset their devices.

Update and upgrade roadmap crucial to Windows 9 success

Update and upgrade roadmap crucial to Windows 9 success

Analysts today will be closely monitoring Microsoft's Windows event to hear how, or even whether, the company can reconcile its fast-paced release cycle with the more conservative needs of enterprises.

Leaker claims only some Windows 8.1 users will get free Windows 9 upgrades

Leaker claims only some Windows 8.1 users will get free Windows 9 upgrades

For those currently running Windows 7, the upgrade will come with a price tag, according to tweets from "Wzor," a notorious spiller of Microsoft secrets.

Sorry, no live webcast of Tuesday's Windows event

Sorry, no live webcast of Tuesday's Windows event

Microsoft will not webcast the Tuesday press conference where it will unveil at least some parts of the next Windows, the company said today.

'Critical point' for Windows starts Tuesday

'Critical point' for Windows starts Tuesday

The introduction of the newest Windows operating system will signal just how far Microsoft has retreated from Windows 8, which most have decried as a flop, in order to appeal to its most profitable customers.

Mac and Chromebook sales erode Windows PCs' retail share

Mac and Chromebook sales erode Windows PCs' retail share

Macs grabbed more than a quarter of all U.S. consumer personal computer sales at retail in the 10-week stretch between July 4 and Sept. 1.

Apple quickly replaces bungled iOS 8 update

Apple quickly replaces bungled iOS 8 update

Apple late Thursday released iOS 8.0.2, a replacement for the botched update that shipped the day before and crippled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices by knocking them off their mobile carriers.

iPhone owners rip Apple over botched iOS update

iPhone owners rip Apple over botched iOS update

iPhone owners are angry -- really angry -- about yesterday's crippling update for iOS 8.

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