Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

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

Microsoft eliminates a Windows 10 telemetry setting, renames others

Microsoft eliminates a Windows 10 telemetry setting, renames others

The company’s changes to its diagnostic data collection settings debuted in a recent Insider build, implying that they won’t make it into the impending spring upgrade.

Microsoft launches enterprise preview of all-cloud printing service

Microsoft launches enterprise preview of all-cloud printing service

The company described Universal Print as 'a Microsoft 365 subscription-based service' that allows printing without direct device-to-printer links.

News to use, for youse: Where to find info about Office 365

News to use, for youse: Where to find info about Office 365

It's not always easy to keep track of the details about Microsoft products, especially Office 365. Here's some help doing so.

Windows by the numbers: Remaining Windows 7 users in no rush to move on

Windows by the numbers: Remaining Windows 7 users in no rush to move on

With the Windows 7 end-of-support deadline now receding in the rear view mirror, users of the aged OS no longer seem to be in any rush to upgrade to Windows 10.

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sinks to share unseen since 2005

Top web browsers 2020: Firefox sinks to share unseen since 2005

It was not good news for Firefox in February, as Mozilla's browser lost users at a pace that left it at its lowest level of market share in 15 years.

Google plugs for Chrome when Edge accesses search firm's services

Google plugs for Chrome when Edge accesses search firm's services

Google is pushing warnings and alerts aimed at Microsoft Edge users who navigate to several of its services' websites, including the Chrome Web Store add-on market, Google Drive, Gmail and the company's default search page.

Firefox starts switching on DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt lookups, stymie tracking

Firefox starts switching on DNS-over-HTTPS to encrypt lookups, stymie tracking

Mozilla hopes the change will stop criminals from intercepting traffic between its browser and a DNS server and then inserting bogus addresses pointing to a malicious site.

7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

7 things Microsoft didn't tell us about the new Office app

The new Office mobile app for iOS and Android is designed to help users complete 'microtasks' while on the go and combines Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Next up on Microsoft's dust heap: Office 2010

Next up on Microsoft's dust heap: Office 2010

The end of support for Office 2010 is coming up in less than 10 months. What does that mean for companies still running the aging Office suite? We've got answers.

Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Edge roadmap reveals user requests — and work undone

Among other tweaks, Microsoft intends to roll out two syncing features — including one that links up browser add-ons between copies of Edge on multiple devices. User comments, however, reflect frustration at features that have not yet...

Microsoft springs last-minute demand on buyers of Windows 7 after-expiration support

Microsoft springs last-minute demand on buyers of Windows 7 after-expiration support

IT admins who signed up for Windows 7 post-retirement support found out there's a new prerequisite that has to be installed before they can download patches they've already paid for.

Microsoft syncs Edge's release to Chrome's cadence

Microsoft syncs Edge's release to Chrome's cadence

It looks like Microsoft plans to update its Chromium-based Edge browser at about the same pace Google updates its Chrome browser.

Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine

Microsoft retreats from scheme to change Chrome's search engine

The browser search change was unveiled in January to howls of outrage from users.

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

Fast forward: What's coming in future versions of Chrome?

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

What's in the latest Chrome update? First step in cookies lockdown

What's in the latest Chrome update? First step in cookies lockdown

Chrome 80, which arrived this week, begins the process of locking down cookies and includes patches for 56 vulnerabilities.

Microsoft advisory shows whether Edge keeps up with Chrome's patching

Microsoft advisory shows whether Edge keeps up with Chrome's patching

The advisory will be updated when Microsoft releases a new version of Edge that includes publicly disclosed security updates from the Chromium project.

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.

Microsoft expands forced upgrade for 1809 users

Microsoft expands forced upgrade for 1809 users

For Windows users still running the October 2018 Update – otherwise known as 1809 – Microsoft thinks it's time to move to 1909.

Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Opposition grows to Microsoft's make-Chrome-use-Bing plan for Office 365 customers

Customers rail against Microsoft's 'overreach,' calling it 'browser hijacking,' 'adware' and 'malware.'

FAQ: What the new Edge offers the enterprise

FAQ: What the new Edge offers the enterprise

Now that Microsoft has rolled out its new Chromium-based Edge browser, it's time to sort out what that means for IT admins and enterprises. Here's what's important to know.

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