Microsoft announced that it will continue offering 'Windows 7 Extended Security Updates' after its retirement date. Presently, there are approximately 184 million commercial PCs, which are still running Windows 7.
Microsoft September 10, 2018
A new feature called Campfire has been discovered on Chromebooks. It would apparently let those machines dual-boot Chrome OS and Windows 10, greatly expanding their capabilities and appeal.
Google August 13, 2018
Google Chrome now works natively with Windows 10 notifications. Google is slowly rolling the feature to all users, but here’s how to turn it on right now.
Google August 9, 2018
Windows users thinking of switching to macOS will be able to transfer all their files more easily, including data from third-party apps. macOS Mojave will reportedly include an improved Migration Utility tool that’ll offer a no-frills solution for Mac switchers.
Apple August 7, 2018
No, Microsoft isn’t going to start charging you monthly for using Windows 10 as part of a new gimmick called 'Microsoft Managed Desktop.' Yes, tech publications should really be more careful about interpreting stories.
Microsoft August 6, 2018
Microsoft’s new Your Phone app, part of the upcoming Redstone 5 update for Windows 10, is now available for Android users. With it, users will be able to drag and drop files from their phone to their PC.
Microsoft August 1, 2018
Insiders claim the Google Pixelbook is slated to receive an upgrade that allows it to dual-boot operating systems. Development documents reveal that the machine will undergo certification from Microsoft and soon run Windows 10.
Computers June 15, 2018
Microsoft and 343 Industries unveiled 'Halo Infinite,' the highly anticipated next game in the franchise after 2015's 'Halo 5: Guardians.' Will the new 'Halo' game, which will feature a story centered on the iconic Master Chief, save the Xbox One?
Video Games June 11, 2018
Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 850 processor at the Computex 2018 computing show on Monday, June 4. The new chip, designed specifically for Windows 10 Always Connected PCs, not only improves the device’s performance but also enhances battery life and connectivity.
Computers June 5, 2018
Users have reported issues in installing the Windows 10 April 2018 update on PC's with Avast's antivirus software. Microsoft and Avast have finished investigating the issue and offered a fix.
Microsoft May 28, 2018
The first cumulative patch for the Windows 10 April 2018 update is bricking some PCs, so wait for Microsoft to fix the issue before updating. If it's too late, here's how to roll back to a previous Windows 10 build.
Microsoft May 20, 2018
Microsoft is trying to reinvent office collaborations with its follow-up to the Surface Hub, called Surface Hub 2. It’s a 50.5-inch touchscreen whiteboard with a resolution higher than 4K that specializes in team-based workspaces.
Microsoft May 16, 2018
The latest Windows 10 build introduces a dark theme for File Explorer, plus a new cloud clipboard, and more options for Sets. An official rollout is scheduled later this year.
Microsoft May 11, 2018
A bug within the Windows 10 April Update is causing devices to freeze or crash when using Google Chrome. Microsoft, Google, and Intel are now working on a fix.
Apps/Software May 6, 2018
Hints regarding the Surface Phone rekindled as Microsoft makes some changes to its latest operating system. It appears that the Redstone 5 update could be a clue that the smartphone is under development.
Microsoft April 26, 2018
Windows 10 Lean is a slimmed-down Windows edition that does away with apps, drivers, and tools, saving you up to 2 GB of space. It’s not clear who it’s for, though, and what Microsoft plans to do with it.
Microsoft April 24, 2018
Microsoft released the new Windows 10 Preview Build 17650 for Insiders who opted to receive builds from the Skip Ahead ring. The build adds a number of improvements to Windows Security Center and Windows Defender Firewall.
Microsoft April 21, 2018
Microsoft finally confirmed its plans to push for the adoption of the Windows 10 version of OneNote. Office 2019 will feature the upgraded program but will still offer the 2016 version as an option for its users.
Microsoft April 20, 2018
Microsoft released a new Windows 10 preview for Insiders who have opted to receive builds from the Skip Ahead ring. The build brings a number of improvements to Microsoft Sets, Edge, Data Sense, and Magnifier.
Microsoft April 15, 2018
Microsoft has released Windows 3.0’s File Manager as an open source software, giving users a chance to revisit the '90s. Yes, it runs on Windows 10 too.
Microsoft April 11, 2018
Microsoft has released the new Windows 10 Preview Build 17639 to Insiders who are part of the Skip Ahead subset. The new build is focused on the management tool Sets.
Microsoft April 5, 2018
Some players have been having trouble with the 'Sea of Thieves' voice chat feature on both PC and Xbox One. Here are ways to solve the issue.
Video Games March 27, 2018
Microsoft has done several steps in the past to convince people that its Edge browser is better than the others. Now, however, it’s basically forcing Edge onto Windows 10 users.
Microsoft March 17, 2018
Microsoft accidentally revealed the limitation of its upcoming operating system variant Windows 10 ARM. These devices, which have mobile processors, will run a version of the OS that contains a handful of limitations.
Microsoft February 21, 2018
Microsoft has unveiled a new Ultimate Performance mode in Windows 10 via a new preview build for Insiders in the Fast Ring. The new mode, which disregards power management features, is for serious pro users.
Microsoft February 15, 2018
Microsoft will not include password use as default requirement for the next test release of Windows 10 S, indicating of the company’s plan to kill passwords in favor of biometrics and other form of authentication.
Microsoft February 12, 2018
Microsoft might be retiring its Windows 10 S operating system. Instead, it’ll turn it into a feature called S Mode within standard Windows 10 versions.
Microsoft February 7, 2018
Windows has finally overtaken Windows 7 in terms of worldwide market share, according to StatCounter. Why did it take Microsoft's current operating system two and a half years to achieve the feat?
Microsoft February 3, 2018
Microsoft is now offering customers a Surface Laptop with Windows 10 Pro already installed. Since it’s charging $100 extra for it, users can instead buy a base model and take advantage of the free upgrade until March.
Computers January 26, 2018
Microsoft is challenging Google's Chromebooks with a new cheap alternative for schools with a $189 laptop. Microsoft wants to keep Windows' dominance among students and teachers.
Computers January 24, 2018
You have only until Jan. 16 to nab a free Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 8.1, as Microsoft is ending the 'assistive technology loophole.' That means you better decide quick whether you want to take the plunge or not.
Apps/Software January 15, 2018
Microsoft has added a new feature called Quiet Hours via the latest Windows 10 Build. Like the Do Not Disturb feature on Mac, it lets users stay focused and productive by blocking out notifications.
Apps/Software January 15, 2018
Microsoft revealed that most users of older computers will experience slower performance once Meltdown and Spectre patches are installed. Windows 7 and Windows 8 users are urged not to skip the security updates though, as the consequences may be severe.
Microsoft January 10, 2018
Amazon's Alexa willl be coming to Windows PC in 2018. The move is surprising considering that Windows already has its own built-in digital assistant, Cortana.
Computers January 10, 2018
Windows 10 users can now stream HDR films and TV shows on Netflix, but first, they must have the proper requirements, such as an Intel Kaby Lake-powered machine and the right subscription plan.
Apps/Software December 22, 2017
Researchers from German security firm SYSS discovered that Windows Hello, the facial recognition system of Windows 10, may be tricked using a printed photo with modifications. Here's how you can protect yourself from an attack using the exposed method.
Microsoft December 21, 2017
Windows 10 build 17063 is out for Insiders in the Fast Ring. It finally introduces Timeline, a fast and efficient way to jump from one platform to another, and Sets, a new tabbed experience for Windows 10 apps.
Microsoft December 20, 2017
A free password manager that was bundled with Windows 10 downloads was discovered to have a critical security vulnerability. The bug, however, was already spotted by a Google security researcher last year.
Security December 17, 2017
Apple has delayed the release of iTunes to Windows 10 S. Release date was rescheduled, as more time is needed to finalize the optimal version of the app.
Apps/Software December 16, 2017
The first Windows 10 ARM laptops are about to roll out. With a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 running things, the Asus NovaGo and HP Envy x2 boast more than 20 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Computers December 6, 2017
Microsoft is working on a Photos companion app for Android and iOS devices, and it will soon become available to Windows 10 testers. The app will let users wirelessly transfer photos and videos between mobile devices and PCs.
Microsoft November 30, 2017
Microsoft has announced a new feature on Windows 10 called Sets, which essentially turns typical workspaces into a web browser-like experience. With Sets, tasks can be done within an app via tabs, no opening separate apps necessary.
Microsoft November 29, 2017
Microsoft just released new standards that’ll determine whether or not a PC is ‘highly secure.’ Make sure your system packs a seventh-generation Intel processor or an AMD equivalent, runs 64-bit, has TPM 2.0, and more.
Apps/Software November 8, 2017
Microsoft ended free Windows 10 upgrades back in July 2016, with one clear exception: those who were using accessibility features were still eligible to get it for free. But the company is now removing that exception altogether.
Microsoft November 6, 2017
With the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is beefing up Edge with a ton of features such as Pinned Sites and true full screen browsing.
Apps/Software October 23, 2017