How to remove the “Get Windows 10” ad & Icon

Many users are happy with their computers the way they are and are not interested in upgrading to Windows 10. We’ve discussed some pros and cons, but if you have made up you’re mind that you’re not interested, here’s the best way to get Microsoft to stop bugging you.

In short, you need to uninstall a particular Windows Update. Microsoft KB3035583 in particular. After it is uninstalled, you’ll need to reboot your computer, search for Windows Updates, then hide KB3035583 to make sure it doesn’t automatically reinstall itself. The step by step instructions are below. Continue reading “How to remove the “Get Windows 10” ad & Icon”

Apple’s insane profits from the iPhone are not an anomaly, it’s a business model

A friend asked me, this morning, if it was true what he had heard about Apple having less than 20% of sector shipments, but over 90% of smartphone profits. I replied with a simple: “can confirm.”

Wall Street Journal reported those numbers yesterday, and other sites have been discussing ever since. It’s been pretty widely discussed believed, but this is the first time such numbers were confirmed – and they were even higher than many people suspected. Continue reading “Apple’s insane profits from the iPhone are not an anomaly, it’s a business model”

Release dates & pre-orders: Halo 5, Forza 6, Rise of Tomb Raider, and Gears Remake

Microsoft just blasted out an email with release dates that weren’t made clear during their E3 announcements! I’ve included release dates and Amazon pre-order links for some of the most exciting Xbox One games launching this fall. Continue reading “Release dates & pre-orders: Halo 5, Forza 6, Rise of Tomb Raider, and Gears Remake”