Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Top web browsers 2018: Chrome edges toward supermajority share

Top web browsers 2018: Chrome edges toward supermajority share

By the end of the year, Google's Chrome could be the go-to browser for two-thirds of all web surfers.

Microsoft tags Windows 10 1809 with the catchy name 'October 2018 Update'

Microsoft tags Windows 10 1809 with the catchy name 'October 2018 Update'

Microsoft announced the official name for the next major Windows 10 release at the IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin.

Firefox to auto-block ad trackers

Firefox to auto-block ad trackers

Mozilla’s browser will first target trackers that slow down page loading, then tackle cross-site trackers that follow users around the web.

Microsoft to end device limits for consumer Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft to end device limits for consumer Office 365 subscribers

The device limitations for Office 365 Home and Personal subscribers will disappear in October.

Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

Apple likely to launch iOS 12 in three weeks, macOS Mojave in four

In keeping with previous years’ launch timing, the upgrades to iOS and macOS are expected to roll out to the public on Sept. 18 and 25, respectively.

Smaller updates remove 'last significant barrier' to commercial Windows 10 adoption, argues expert

Smaller updates remove 'last significant barrier' to commercial Windows 10 adoption, argues expert

Frequent, large updates may have stopped companies with limited bandwidth from upgrading to Windows 10.

How Windows 10's new smaller monthly updates work

How Windows 10's new smaller monthly updates work

A "back-then-forward" model will govern patches starting with Windows 10 version 1809.

Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Microsoft: Office 365 for Mac subscribers must run newer editions of macOS

Starting in September, only Macs running macOS Sierra or High Sierra will receive new Office 365 feature updates.

Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

The company will stop supporting Firefox ESR 52, the final release that is compatible with legacy add-ons, in two weeks.

Microsoft to slash size of Windows 10's monthly updates

Microsoft to slash size of Windows 10's monthly updates

The smaller updates will make their debut with the release of Windows 10 version 1809, due in September.

Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

Chrome 68 takes notifications native in Windows 10

The browser, launched July 24, uses the OS's own notification center to post messages; users must be running Windows 10 1607 or later.

Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may soon add multi-session remote access to Windows 10 Enterprise

Microsoft may be close to offering multi-session remote desktop access to Windows 10 Enterprise, allowing for as many as 10 simultaneous connections.

IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace

IT admins warn Microsoft to slow Windows 10 upgrade pace

More than three-quarters of the admins surveyed want Microsoft to release feature upgrades just once a year – or even once every other year. One admin decried an upgrade pace that 'never ends.'

Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

The new 'Advance' add-on takes into account a user's browsing history to recommend other sites to explore.

Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

Patch expert calls on Microsoft execs to fix Windows updating

IT admins surveyed by Susan Bradley, who moderates the PatchMangement.org mailing list, said Microsoft's current strategy is failing. So she took their concerns to Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, and asked them to make...

Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft rejiggers Windows 10 Enterprise subscriptions, pricing

Microsoft is revamping the subscription offerings by recalibrating prices and renaming the per device/per user offers so they're more aligned with Microsoft 365.

Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Microsoft hints at September release of Windows 10's next feature upgrade

Based on the current progress for Windows 10 version 1903, due to arrive next spring, it now looks like the fall update for the OS will arrive around Sept. 10 or Sept. 24.

At T-minus 18 months, Windows 7 still powers 184M commercial PCs

At T-minus 18 months, Windows 7 still powers 184M commercial PCs

The aging operating system, still in wide use, leaves support in January 2020.

Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10%

Microsoft boosts Office 2019 price by 10%

The increase, set to take effect later this year, is likely designed to push users to move to Office 365 or Microsoft 365 subscriptions.

Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

Microsoft releases previews of Exchange 2019, other Office 2019 servers

The on-premises email server software, set to release later this year, will install on Windows Server 2016 Core, Windows Server 2019 Core or Windows Server 2016/2019 with Desktop Experience.

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