Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 passes the 50% share mark

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 passes the 50% share mark

It took four years, but Windows 10 finally hit the 50% milestone in May; Windows 7 fell to 40.1%.

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome rebounds, back to eating the world

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome rebounds, back to eating the world

Google's popular browser is now used by more than two-thirds of web surfers, based on data from Net Applications. Its gains in May came at the expense of Firefox and Internet Explorer.

How to make sense of Windows updates and upgrades with Microsoft's new release dashboard

How to make sense of Windows updates and upgrades with Microsoft's new release dashboard

Microsoft's new Windows release health dashboard is a one-stop shop for Windows 10 users seeking information on the status of upgrades and ongoing problems.

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.

Enterprise alert: Microsoft slates next Windows 10 long-term release for 2021

Enterprise alert: Microsoft slates next Windows 10 long-term release for 2021

The three-year gap between the current version – Windows 10 Enterprise LSTC 2019 – and the next will be the longest yet for Windows 10's most constant edition.

Microsoft slates skip-Windows 10 1809 upgrades for late June

Microsoft slates skip-Windows 10 1809 upgrades for late June

This marks the first time the company has jumped past a Windows 10 feature upgrade as it moves to put last fall's update debacle in the rear-view mirror.

Where does this document go — OneDrive for Business or SharePoint?

Where does this document go — OneDrive for Business or SharePoint?

When it comes to saving documents or files, workers have options — sometimes too many — and that leads to confusion. Here's how to choose between OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla gives the gas, lays on new privacy options

What's in the latest Firefox update? Mozilla gives the gas, lays on new privacy options

Firefox 67 for Windows, macOS and Linux patches 21 security flaws, boasts a speed boost and includes new settings to better protect user privacy.

Windows 10 1903 arrives after stretch of extra testing

Windows 10 1903 arrives after stretch of extra testing

In the wake of last fall's Windows 10 rollout debacle, Microsoft put the follow-up version through additional testing. For enterprises, Windows 10 1903 is now ready for 'targeted deployment.'

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

Windows 10 1809 – the ill-fated version initially launched last fall – powered just 29% of surveyed Windows 10 systems as of late April. It's a clear sign that Microsoft has largely stopped pushing 1809 to users.

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

The update – aimed at stopping the spread of WannaCry-like malware on PCs running the outdated OS – must be manually downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

If past were prologue, this fall's version of Windows 10 would already be in the hands of Insiders for testing. But it's yet to be seen.

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

The browser developer offered a detailed explanation for why Firefox add-ons stopped working earlier this month and a mea culpa to reassure users such problems would not happen again.

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

As the company transitions its Edge browser in Windows 10 to one that's Chromium based, it also plans to maintain support for IE11. For IT admins, the variety of browser iterations could get confusing.

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Microsoft is in the midst of revamping the browser, which will soon be based on the same open-source Chromium technologies that run Google Chrome.

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

The move will allow companies who continue to use the legacy browser to run web sites or web apps inside the upcoming Chromium-based Edge.

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

A Sunday afternoon browser update fixed the lapsed certificate, which Mozilla had used to digitally sign Firefox extensions. After the certificate expired, the browser add-ons stopped working.

Microsoft tells IT admins to nix 'obsolete' password reset practice

Microsoft tells IT admins to nix 'obsolete' password reset practice

The company now says forcing users to routinely reset passwords at pre-set time intervals doesn't work as well other security options.

Brave browser debuts working BATs-for-ads concept

Brave browser debuts working BATs-for-ads concept

The browser maker has rolled out one form of Brave Ads and its scheme to tie them to 'payments' based on users agreeing to view the ads.

Load More