Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Microsoft likely to offer Extended Security Updates for Windows 10 in 2025

Microsoft likely to offer Extended Security Updates for Windows 10 in 2025

By offering the extended support, organizations could safely run Windows 10 for years after its planned 2025 retirement.

Windows Server deserts Microsoft's WaaS

Windows Server deserts Microsoft's WaaS

In what may be a sign of things to come for Windows-as-a-Service, Microsoft has decided it will no longer update Windows Server multiple times a year.

Microsoft preps enterprises for 8-week 'Extended Stable' version of Edge

Microsoft preps enterprises for 8-week 'Extended Stable' version of Edge

By default, Edge is set to automatically get updates every four weeks beginning later this year. But companies who see that pace as too quick will have another option.

As Mozilla talks up Firefox's future, the present is killing it

As Mozilla talks up Firefox's future, the present is killing it

Firefox seems to be having an existential crisis.

Microsoft details Windows 365 virtual desktop prices: $20 to $162 a month

Microsoft details Windows 365 virtual desktop prices: $20 to $162 a month

Now that Microsoft has spelled out how much its desktop-as-a-service will cost, businesses can calculate whether it's better to go virtual, or stick with traditional PCs.

Microsoft: Use deadline policies and a 'cloud cadence mindset' for faster patching

Microsoft: Use deadline policies and a 'cloud cadence mindset' for faster patching

The most important Windows policies enterprises can use to speed up Windows servicing involve deadline configurations.

What's in the latest Chrome update? Faster phishing site warnings, more Actions

What's in the latest Chrome update? Faster phishing site warnings, more Actions

Google's Chrome 92 gets better anti-phishing performance, new 'Chrome Actions,' and patches for 35 vulnerabilities.

Patch Tuesday, 'C release' updates to continue for Windows 11

Patch Tuesday, 'C release' updates to continue for Windows 11

It's official: For better or worse, Windows 11 will be serviced on a monthly basis just like Windows 10.

Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Windows 11: Déjà vu all over again?

Microsoft's Windows 11 documentation tells PC buyers to look for computers with 'Free upgrade to Windows 11' stickers. Where have we heard something like that before?

Windows 365 — Microsoft’s cloud-based OS explained

Windows 365 — Microsoft’s cloud-based OS explained

Microsoft's new take on desktop-as-a-service is more than just a cloud-based version of Windows. It also allows the company to offer up ersatz hardware — virtual machines running on a vast cloud of Azure servers.

Say goodbye to all that: Microsoft ends Windows-as-a-Service

Say goodbye to all that: Microsoft ends Windows-as-a-Service

With the arrival of Windows 11, and its once-a-year update cadence, Microsoft is effectively turning its back on its Windows-as-a-service model.

Apple releases first macOS ‘Monterey’ public preview

Apple releases first macOS ‘Monterey’ public preview

If Apple follows its typical timeline, the final Monterey release will appear in late September.

Windows 11 servicing to deliver for enterprise

Windows 11 servicing to deliver for enterprise

The new support lifecycles and maintenance structures of Windows 11 could best be described as "Windows 10+."

What enterprise needs to know about Windows 11

What enterprise needs to know about Windows 11

We've collected some of the most salient points about the upcoming Windows 11, the ones enterprise IT admins will most need to know.

Apple previews Safari 15 on Big Sur, no macOS beta necessary

Apple previews Safari 15 on Big Sur, no macOS beta necessary

Mac users who want to check out the next version of Safari, which has undergone an extensive UI overhaul, can do so without having to wait for macOS Monterey preview to arrive.

Back to the '90s: Boutique browser Vivaldi now offers its own internet suite

Back to the '90s: Boutique browser Vivaldi now offers its own internet suite

Vivaldi 4.0, which includes an email client, calendar, and RSS reader, reflects a strategy reminiscent of Netscape Navigator.

Microsoft: All things must end ... even Windows 10

Microsoft: All things must end ... even Windows 10

Support for the OS ends in four years. And while that date raised eyebrows this week, it's important to remember that before Windows 10's 2015, launch, Microsoft declared it would only offer updates for 10 years — until October 2025.

Google abandons URL shortening in Chrome

Google abandons URL shortening in Chrome

The move, which was unveiled last August, 'didn't move relevant security metrics,' according to a Google staff software engineer on the Chrome team.

Microsoft's plan to remake Windows — what that might mean

Microsoft's plan to remake Windows — what that might mean

In two weeks, Microsoft, plans to unveil the "next generation" of Windows. But isn't Windows 10 supposed to be the last generation of the ubiquitous OS?

Microsoft confirms Windows 10X's demise, quickly teases 'significant update' to Windows 10

Microsoft confirms Windows 10X's demise, quickly teases 'significant update' to Windows 10

Windows 10X is officially out. So what's coming next for Windows 10? At this week's Build event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella teased serious updates "very soon."

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