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Moving Windows 10 to SSD can be done in a number of ways. If your PC is having speed issues, acting sluggish and struggling to run multiple apps, a good way to boost speed is to move your Windows 10 operating system to an SSD. This is not a quick task and shouldn't be performed without knowing exactly what to do.
Before you attempt to move Windows to SSD you should backup the data on your machine. It's unlikely that you'll lose any information, however, just in case, a full backup is advised. Next, you'll need to do is check size of the hard drive that you've currently got in your PC. The best way to do this is to check the amount of space currently being used, so you don't end up purchasing a USB that is much larger than you need. Now you know how much space you'll need, you'll need to buy an external USB drive that is equal to or greater than the size you need. Depending on how much space you need, you should be able to pick one up for between $65 and $325. more on our Forum

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 plans to raise the price of its perpetually-licensed Office suite by 10% in October. The increases are part of a larger strategy, said Wes Miller, an analyst and licensing expert with Directions on Microsoft. "If you add all of these motions up, and look at other lightly-announced price increases, it clearly points towards encouraging customers that have avoided licensing Office 365, or now Microsoft 365, to...look again," Miller tweeted. Microsoft announced the price increase on its partner network website on Wednesday. "Office 2019 commercial prices will increase 10% over current on-premises pricing," the company said. According to a separate FAQ (download PDF), the Office 2019 price jump "represent(s) the significant value added to the product over time and ... better reflect costs and customer demand and align with cloud pricing.
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The number 1 issue of the Microsoft HoloLens and most mixed reality devices is the field of view, which is closely tied to immersion level. Having your virtual objects being cut off and disappearing when you turn your head slightly does nothing for making you feel they are really there. The Magic Leap headset promised to revolutionalize mixed reality but has been extremely secretive about that aspect, including commenting out the information from its recently released developer documentation. Unfortunately, as many governments discovered, that is usually not the best way to hide information from digital documents, and Next Reality managed to restore the details, finally revealing exactly how much the virtual world will fill your field of vision. The news is a combination of good and bad – the field of view is significantly bigger than the Microsoft HoloLens, but still far from immersive. Magic Leap One’s FoV is a third larger horizontally and nearly double the vertical value of the Microsoft HoloLens, and therefore approximately 45% bigger overall. It is likely that HoloLens 2 will improve significantly on this number, however, making Magic Leap’s lead pretty short lived. Full details are posted on OUR FORUM.

Polish company MedApp is using the Microsoft HoloLens to bring expert specialist medical opinions to even the most remote clinics in the world. Using the augmented reality that HoloLens provides, MedApp’s Carna Life app helps cardiologists “visualize an individual patient’s heart as it beats in their chest in real time,” said Ralf Saykiewicz, Supervisory Board Chairman at MedApp. “We utilize the HoloLens system, which gives cardiologists the ability to see the heart before they open your chest. This diminishes the time needed to perform open-heart surgery.” “We are using the tools in Microsoft Azure to develop a very advanced system of patient-generated data, of cardiac monitoring, diabetic monitoring, as well as general monitoring of human well-being, and then to manage the population health for clinics and systems,” Saykiewicz said. MedApp CEO Mateusz Kierepka felt that a partnership with Microsoft has been instrumental to their success. “In every place where we’ve collaborated with Microsoft, whether it’s been in Dubai or Brussels, we’ve received the best possible technical support from specialists in Azure and artificial intelligence. Without this kind of support, it would be impossible for us to be where we are right now as a company,” he said. Although the company is based in Krakow, Poland, Saykiewicz said using Microsoft Azure allows them to serve customers globally. “Because we use Microsoft Azure Infrastructure as a Service, we’re really a global organization. We’re able to service clients all over the world without a physical presence there because we have the cooperation of Microsoft and the support of Azure.”Find more on OUR FORUM.

Microsoft is currently working on improving the Windows Update experience for its Windows 10 users based on the feedback provided by the users. The company is working on bringing in a new predictive model based update system for Windows 10 users. The new Windows Update experience is already part of the new Windows 10 preview builds Redstone 5 and Redstone 6. The builds come with a new predictive model based on machine learning which determines if the system is currently in use or not. If the system is not in use then the Windows Update which has been pending to install starts automatically on your PC. The predictive model feature has been worked out in such a way that it accurately predicts the right time to restart the device. The new feature is currently being tested on Windows 10 devices internally and the company is working on improving the feature based on the user's feedback. Microsoft is expected to push out the new Windows Update system for all users with the public rollout of Redstone 5 which is due in a couple of months time. This new feature was announced by Windows Insider Chief Dona Sarkar More can be found on OUR FORUM.

Officially -- rather than as "Redstone 6" -- today's test build is the first Skip Ahead Ring build for the upcoming release. (The build number for Skip Ahead is 18204.) Microsoft also rolled out another Windows 10 "Redstone 5" test build today to those in the Fast Ring. The build number for the Fast Ring build is 17723. The feature set for 17723 and 18204 is the same at this point; Microsoft is just establishing a baseline for the next Windows 10 feature update by splitting the two branches. There are a few, new relatively minor features in 18204 and 17723. A new "Mixed Reality Flashlight" for mixed reality testers will allow them to open a portal into their real world via the Start menu, a button shortcut or voice command. Microsoft is billing the feature as a way "to mix your physical and virtual realities." Both of today's test builds also add support for new Group Policies for Microsoft Edge. These policies include the ability to enable/disable full-screen mode, printing, favorites bar and saving history; the ability to prevent certificate error overrides; the ability to configure the Home button and startup options; setting the NewTab and home button URL; and managing extensions. Today's test builds also add support for leap seconds, a new time protocol called the Precision Time Protocol and software timestamping. And with today's builds, Microsoft is adding a new trained model design to more accurately predict when the right time is to restart a device in the name of improving the update experience. Windows 10 19H1 is expected to begin rolling out to mainstream users starting around May 2019, as long as the company is sticking with its previous feature-update rollout schedule. Learn more by visiting OUR FORUM.