Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade

Pandemic rebound? PC shipments post biggest upswing in a decade

The pandemic-induced rush to work at home also helped drive up PC sales at the fastest rate in 10 years. But will that buying surge last?

Microsoft reveals new Surface Pro 7+, business-only 2-in-1

Microsoft reveals new Surface Pro 7+, business-only 2-in-1

A variant of the consumer-aimed Surface Pro 7, the Surface Pro 7+ is a new device that will be sold only to commercial and educational customers.

Microsoft to build cross-platform Outlook from Edge bits

Microsoft to build cross-platform Outlook from Edge bits

The one-app-for-all Outlook will run within a browser as a replacement for the Windows, Mac, iOS and Android editions of the company's popular email app.

Microsoft takes steps to scrub Flash from Windows

Microsoft takes steps to scrub Flash from Windows

The arrival of 2021 means the departure of Adobe Flash Player from PCs.

Herewith, some unsolicited advice for Microsoft about Windows

Herewith, some unsolicited advice for Microsoft about Windows

For five years now, Microsoft has been messing around with Windows 10 feature releases and updates and support deadlines. It's time to end the madness.

Microsoft previews native Edge browser for Apple's M1 Macs

Microsoft previews native Edge browser for Apple's M1 Macs

Lagging behind Safari, Chrome, and Firefox, a version of Edge now available in its Canary channel natively supports Apple silicon.

Microsoft releases native Office apps for M1 Macs

Microsoft releases native Office apps for M1 Macs

Collectively tagged as "Microsoft 365 for Mac Apps," the company's core Office productivity applications have been updated for Apple's new ARM-based laptops.

Adobe lays Flash to rest

Adobe lays Flash to rest

After 24 years, Adobe Flash Player — the once-ubiquitous utility that fueled the Internet's transformation from text-only to a multimedia bonanza — is heading into the sunset.

Microsoft starts Teams public preview for enterprises

Microsoft starts Teams public preview for enterprises

The move should give commercial customers the same kind of early-bird look at developing features that they have for Windows and Office 365.

Mozilla reports $338M revenue spike from settlement over Yahoo contract

Mozilla reports $338M revenue spike from settlement over Yahoo contract

The Firefox browser maker got a one-time financial boost in 2019 that masked a gloomy underlying trend: for the second year in a row, Mozilla's expenses outweighed revenue.

Microsoft previews new way to upgrade Windows 10

Microsoft previews new way to upgrade Windows 10

The company is now touting 'Windows Feature Experience Packs' as a way to increase the number of features it rolls out to users over the course of a year.

Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome updates?

Fast forward: What's coming in future Chrome updates?

Every time Google updates its browser, it publishes release notes aimed at enterprises to highlight upcoming additions, substitutions, enhancements and modifications. Here's a sneak preview of what's coming.

Microsoft discounts M365 Business Premium by 25%

Microsoft discounts M365 Business Premium by 25%

Citing "Small Business Saturday," an upcoming American Express-created promotional event, Microsoft is cutting Business Premium's per-user per-month cost to $15.

Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

Microsoft deviates from the norm, forcibly upgrades Windows 10 1903 with minor 1909 refresh

The latest 1903-to-1909 migration, a departure from the company's recent practices, may offer clues to how Microsoft plans to service Windows 10 next year.

Microsoft exhorts enterprises to quit text, voice multi-factor authentication passcodes

Microsoft exhorts enterprises to quit text, voice multi-factor authentication passcodes

Microsoft Authenticator, the company's app-based authenticator, and Windows Hello, the umbrella label for Microsoft's biometrics technology, are better methods of authentication, a Microsoft exec says.

Microsoft readies Office for Big Sur, M1-based Macs

Microsoft readies Office for Big Sur, M1-based Macs

One day after Apple unveiled new computers that run on Apple-designed silicon, Microsoft issued a preview of Office for the Mac that will run natively on the new hardware.

Apple sets Big Sur release for Nov. 12

Apple sets Big Sur release for Nov. 12

macOS 11 "Big Sur" is designed to support the company's own ARM-based silicon for the Mac, the system-on-a-chip (SoC) dubbed "M1 unveiled today.

Google's Chromium browser explained

Google's Chromium browser explained

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, but there would be no Chrome without Chromium, the open-source project that underpins it. Here's what Chromium is, where you can download it, how it shapes your online experience, and —...

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 rolls on past 70%

Windows by the numbers: Windows 10 rolls on past 70%

Windows 10 accounted for 72.2% of Windows-only machines in October, according to U.S. analytics vendor Net Applications. At that rate of growth, it will run three out of four PCs by the end of January.

Top web browsers 2020: Edge makes double digits

Top web browsers 2020: Edge makes double digits

In October, Google's Chrome browser shed market share for the third month in a row. Meanwhile, Microsoft's Edge broke into double-digits — the largest ever gain for Edge in a single month

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