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Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store

Apple and Microsoft have teamed up to offer a brand new iCloud experience to the Windows 10 users. The companies have released a new iCloud for Windows app that can be do...

Apple's New iCloud for Windows App Now Available in Microsoft Store

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Apple and Microsoft made a new iCloud for Windows app Apple and Microsoft teamed up to create an iCloud Drive experience that will hopefully resolve some compatibility issues. A brand new iCloud for Windows app is available today in the Microsoft Store f...
22:36, 06/11/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped it would be, and it’s now confirmed that s...
12:48, 05/10/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store Microsoft may be having a change of heart when it comes to its range of Windows Mixed Reality headsets – if the models stocked on its own website is anything to go by.As spotted by RoadtoVR, Mi...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Can You Actually Use iCloud on Windows and Android? Whisper it quietly, but a few holes are starting to appear in Apple’s walled garden: AirPlay on TVs. Apple Music on Android. iCloud on the web. And now, a revamped, updated iCloud app for Windows. As ...
17:24, 06/15/2019

Apple’s iCloud has been a poor experience in Windows, but a new update seeks to fix that iCloud in the Microsoft Store. [credit: Samuel Axon ] Apple has released a new version of ...
10:24, 06/12/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update is out, and it fixes the worst thing about Windows updates Microsoft last month announced a new Windows 10 policy that seems to fix the worst thing about Windows updates in general. The company decided to finally let you choose when or even if you want to ins...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Everything announced on Azure, IoT, Edge on Chromium, AI, Windows apps, Microsoft Graph Azure, AI and conversational bots are key themes for Microsoft's big developer conference, but the software giant also gave developers some strategic cues....
15:36, 05/09/2019

Apple Pay support goes live for iTunes, App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud It looks like Apple has quietly added support for its mobile payments service to some of its proprieties, although the new payment method is only available in select countries. Spotted by MacRumors, A...
05:12, 05/15/2019

Microsoft ships antivirus for macOS as Windows Defender becomes Microsoft Defender Microsoft is bringing its Windows Defender anti-malware application to macOS—and more platforms in the future—as it expands the reach of its Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) platform. To refl...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 20H1 has a lot of changes in store for the operating system Windows 10 updates keep coming whether you install them or not. They generally bring a whole host of bug fixes and new features, but they've also been known to come with their own share of issues...
20:36, 07/23/2019

HTC Viveport store will support Windows MR headsets on June 5th HTC is continuing to widen access to its Viveport VR store. As of June 5th, all Windows Mixed Reality headsets will have access to Viveport, including its Viveport Infinity subscription service. Onl...
17:36, 05/29/2019

Shenmue 3 will launch first on the Epic Games Store for Windows 10 PCs Shenmue 3, one of the most anticipated game franchise revivals of 2019, will launch first on Windows 10 PCs through the Epic Games Store. Publisher Deep Silver revealed the news alongside Epic during ...
22:12, 06/10/2019

The Morning After: Microsoft, Linux and Windows 10 Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The week started with Microsoft's big developer conference, and at 1 PM ET, we'll be coming to you live from Google I/O 2019. Until then, check out the...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Microsoft changes Windows 10’s update model Enlarge / New changes to Windows' deployment policies will hopefully mean more time for testing and fewer chances for major public breakage. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft outlined new directions for...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18917 from the 20H1 branch with download, Narrator, WSL, and inking improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
15:24, 06/13/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0, and everyone is confused Microsoft is up to something. Yesterday the Windows team dropped a sizzler video on Twitter, announcing the "all-new" Windows 1.0. It posted the same video over on its Instagram account, but only afte...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Plex Users: Delete the Windows Store App and Download the Updated App One of the great things about Plex—aside from using it to create your own private, sharable streaming library—is just how many platforms it supports. You can use the service (and server) on Android, i...
20:24, 08/16/2019

Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a passwordless future for Windows 10 PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables passwordless sign-ins for Microsoft......
18:48, 07/11/2019

Microsoft thrives on Android, iOS as bet away from Windows pays off As Microsoft Word tops 1 billion installs on Android and Office is all over the iOS productivity rankings, the software giant has its beyond-Windows hits. Now it may have a needle or two to thread....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 app is the perfect tie-in for ‘Stranger Things 3’ Whether you binge-watched Stranger Things 3 the day it dropped on Netflix, or you’ve decided to savor it at a slower pace, you need to check out Microsoft’s clever collaboration with the s...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Microsoft reveals more about the next major Windows 10 update Microsoft has revealed what we can expect from the next major Windows 10 update, codenamed 19H2, and as we expected, the update will concern itself more with improving performance and general tweaks t...
12:24, 07/02/2019

Microsoft is teasing Windows 1.0 and other 1980s software Enlarge / Windows got the '80s treatment, but we're not sure what's actually being promoted. (credit: Aurich Lawson) Either Microsoft is gearing up for a very odd promotional effort or somebody on t...
07:24, 07/03/2019

Microsoft's next big Windows 10 update is actually pretty small We hope you liked the features added in the Windows 10 May 2019 update, because it may be a while before other noticeable upgrades happen. Microsoft committed to a biannual major release schedule for ...
12:12, 07/02/2019

Microsoft's reworked Edge browser is available to try on Windows 7 Microsoft has expanded the reach of its Chromium-based Edge browser to one of its most important audiences: namely, people who have to (or want to) use older versions of Windows. The company has rele...
06:36, 06/20/2019

Microsoft continues distancing Cortana from Windows Microsoft's virtual assistant Cortana could be split off from Windows 10 to become its own separate app. The Verge reports that a beta version of Cortana has appeared on the Windows Store and is ...
15:24, 06/28/2019

View RAW Images in Windows 10 With Microsoft's New Plugin Microsoft just released a free RAW Image extension for Windows 10 that makes viewing RAW files much easier in Windows’ File Explorer—photographers, rejoice. Instead of having to use Adobe Photoshop or...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Microsoft releases its first preview of PowerToys for Windows 10 If you've been a PC user since the days of Windows 95 and Windows XP, then you may recognize the name PowerToys from a set of Microsoft-developed system utilities. After a few generations on the ...
17:12, 09/06/2019

Review: Microsoft’s Windows 1.11 is an Upside Down mess Microsoft today announced that it was the year 1985. We checked the Microsoft store to confirm this and, as Windows 1.11 was just made available, the Redmond company’s story checks out. Here’s the mes...
03:12, 07/09/2019

Microsoft hints at new features and big changes coming in Windows 11 When compared to Windows Vista and Windows 8, Windows 10 has been a runaway success. That’s not to say that Microsoft’s latest operating system is perfect, but it improved upon its predece...
00:36, 05/30/2019

Microsoft's Windows 1.0 announcement was about 'Stranger Things' Microsoft set the internet abuzz last week when it made a cryptic announcement about the "all-new" Windows 1.0 -- and now we know why. As we'd already speculated, it's all about Stranger Thi...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Microsoft wants to know how you feel about Windows 10’s Start menu Windows 10’s Start menu is one of the most carefully watched and polarizing parts of the operating system’s UI – historically, it has been a very sensitive subject – and ap...
12:36, 06/05/2019

Bookmark This Site to Try Microsoft's New Windows PowerToys This Summer Remember PowerToys? They were those Windows 95- and Windows XP-era utilities that granted you features beyond what “regular” Windows users could do within their operating systems, like: opening a comm...
17:24, 05/15/2019

Microsoft stops asking you to change your Windows 10 password every 60 days Microsoft has finally removed its 60-day password expiration policy from its Windows 10 security baseline, claiming there are better ways to keep users secure. This means organizations using Windows 1...
15:12, 06/03/2019

Microsoft warns wormable Windows bug could lead to another WannaCry (credit: Pixabay) Microsoft is warning that the Internet could see another exploit with the magnitude of the WannaCry attack that shut down computers all over the world two years ago unless people p...
23:36, 05/14/2019

Microsoft is using Dynamics 365 to manage Windows Update releases Here's how Microsoft is using its own Dynamics 365 Customer Service offering to manage the publishing of not just Windows 10, but previous Windows client and server updates via Windows Update....
20:00, 08/19/2019

Microsoft kicks off the rollout of the Windows 10 May Update 1903 Microsoft's Windows 10 May Update/1903 is available to consumers and business customers as of today, May 21. It's available through WSUS, Windows Update for Business and VLSC starting today, too....
20:36, 05/21/2019

These are the features Microsoft has killed with Windows 10 May 2019 Update With every update, Windows 10 gains a lot of new features, but Microsoft also gives the elbow to some functionality, and highlights features which will no longer be developed.So, the list of features ...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 19H2 test builds Microsoft is adding some minor new features to its latest Windows 10 19H2 test builds, but only some Slow Ring testers will see them right off the bat. Here's why....
21:12, 08/08/2019

Microsoft is finally bringing full Linux to Windows 10 Linux could soon be coming to your desktop after Microsoft revealed plans to ship a full Linux kernel directly in Windows 10.In great news for open-source fans, the computing giant has said it will lo...
14:12, 05/07/2019

Microsoft is testing a major change to Windows keyboards Microsoft is apparently considering adding a dedicated Office key to keyboards, and the move is absolutely brilliant if you think about it. Microsoft’s productivity suite is one of the company&r...
19:36, 06/18/2019

Microsoft Releases Patches for a Critical Flaw on Windows 7, XP Microsoft is warning PC owners using older Windows versions to urgently run Windows Update on their systems in order to protect their data against a potential widespread attack....
14:48, 05/15/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
20:24, 05/08/2019

Microsoft Working on Cloud OS Restore Feature for Windows 10 Microsoft is testing a way to facilitate Cloud-based downloading of the Windows 10 operating system (OS). The "Cloud download" feature has not been made available for public testing as yet....
17:48, 08/01/2019

Microsoft tests more control for apps that restart with Windows 10 As much as PCs have changed in recent years, at least one thing has stayed the same: at some point, you'll need to restart your computer. With that in mind, the first of next year's two big ...
03:48, 08/22/2019

Hell freezing over? Microsoft readies its own Linux for Windows I told you Microsoft might be building its own Linux distro. They're not there yet but this new Microsoft Linux kernel for Windows Subsystem for Linux is a big step in that direction....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 10 May 2019 Update on May 21, 2019. The company also launched a Windows health dashboard to track its progress.Read More...
02:24, 05/22/2019

Windows 10: Has Microsoft cleaned up its update mess? (Spoiler: no) Four years after the debut of "Windows as a service," Microsoft continues to tweak the Windows Update for Business rules. And if you don't know how to play the game, you're likely to be surprised with...
20:12, 07/16/2019

How to assign a drive letter to Microsoft OneDrive in Windows 10 Bypass synchronization and save data directly to your OneDrive by assigning a specific drive letter to it using network mapping in File Explorer for Windows 10....
18:24, 08/13/2019

Microsoft Has Started Testing the Next Windows 10 Update Build Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for the next major Windows 10 feature release. The upcoming 19H2 update is expected to be a cumulative update with new features turned off by default....
13:36, 07/02/2019

Microsoft releases Windows 1.11 throwback app as a Stranger Things tie-in Enlarge / Eleven and the gang face down weird dangers yet again in the third season trailer. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) If you were one of the many people confused and curious about Microsoft’s appar...
03:00, 07/09/2019

Microsoft blocks May 2019 Windows update on the Surface Book 2 Microsoft has blocked the latest major Windows 10 (May 2019, version 1903) update on its own Surface Book 2. According to the company, a compatibility issue caused some apps and games that used the Nv...
18:24, 07/15/2019

Microsoft accidentally reveals redesigned Windows 10 Start menu Microsoft’s iconic Start menu has been a bone of contention for fans since Windows 10 released, prompting the software giant to survey its testers specifically on the User Interface (UI) featur...
12:12, 07/25/2019

Microsoft looks ready to add another Windows 10 Edition, Home Ultra, to its list Microsoft and its PC partners may be ready to take the wraps off a new Windows 10 Home edition that potentially would work on more powerful PCs than those which ship with reguar Windows 10 Home....
16:36, 05/28/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18945 from the 20H1 branch with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
06:48, 07/27/2019

Some users are stuck in Windows 10 S Mode hell – but Microsoft is working on a fix There are reports that some people are getting stuck in Windows 10 S Mode and are unable to upgrade to the full version of Windows 10.Windows 10 S Mode is a version of Windows 10 that ships with certa...
11:48, 08/02/2019

In nostalgic move, Microsoft brings back PowerToys for Windows 10 At the dawn of the Internet era, developers on the Windows Shell team created some nifty utilities and shared them with power users in the Windows community. A quarter-century later, PowerToys are bac...
03:12, 09/07/2019

Microsoft accidentally releases, then pulls Windows 10 preview build This morning, Microsoft inadvertently released a preview build of Windows 10 to every ring of the Windows Insider Program. The incident was quickly resolved, but it serves as a cautionary tale. Here's...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Microsoft widens its efforts to support DirectX 12 games on Windows 7 Microsoft is offering more support to studios looking to port DirectX 12 games to Windows 7. This should ensure more games get the API on the older OS.Read More...
15:24, 08/23/2019

Windows 10 gets a lot of little fixes – and Microsoft reminds us it’ll start to force updates Windows 10 has received a second set of (optional) cumulative updates for June, comprising of a raft of minor tweaks and fixes for both the April 2018 Update and October 2018 Update, while Microsoft a...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Microsoft's built-in Linux kernel for Windows 10 is ready for testing Just as promised, Microsoft has delivered a built of Windows 10 to members of its Insiders beta program that includes Windows Subsystem for Linux 2. It was announced just last month at the Build event...
10:24, 06/13/2019

Microsoft courts developers with Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0 Microsoft is aiming to make developers' lives easier with the addition of Windows Terminal and Subsystem for Linux 2.0. Learn how you can potentially benefit....
23:36, 05/07/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with tablet and recovery improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18970 from the 20H1 branch with a revamped tablet experience and recovery improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
16:12, 08/30/2019

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 20H1 Microsoft's first test build of Windows Server 20H1 includes some new VM tool and Azure integration functionality, plus more updates to the Windows Admin Center....
01:36, 06/19/2019

Microsoft's latest Windows 10 fail causes Cortana to pummel processors – here's how to fix it Microsoft recently released the Windows 10 KB4512941 update for the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, and while the update has brought a number of fixes, it appears it has also introduced a serious problem ...
11:24, 09/02/2019

Microsoft starts testing Windows 10 19H2 in the Slow Ring Microsoft is starting to test its Windows 10 19H2 feature release, which will basically be similar to a Cumulative Update with new features turned off by default....
02:36, 07/02/2019

Microsoft just leaked a major Start button redesign for Windows 10 Remember back when Microsoft decided it would be a good idea to remove the Start button from Windows in Windows 8? Well, the company is considering new design changes for that iconic element of the Wi...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now out, new ‘Light’ theme included Keeping to its promise of semiannual updates, Microsoft today announced it’s made the next big version of Windows 10 available. The simply-named Windows 10 May 2019 update isn’t as packed with feature...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run fr...
01:24, 05/24/2019

Microsoft 3Q19 revenue up 14% on the back of strong cloud and, uh, Windows? (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) In the third quarter of its 2019 financial year, which ran up until March 31, 2019, Microsoft's revenue was $30.6 billion, up 14 percent year on year. Operating in...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Surface Laptop 2 gets up to $300 saving in the Microsoft Store Microsoft has cut the price of its Surface Laptop 2 by up to $300, so if you've been thinking of buying this excellent device – which is one of our picks for the best laptop money can buy ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the a...
11:48, 05/02/2019

The UK’s first Microsoft Store opens in July. Here’s what to expect Microsoft today announced that its long-awaited UK retail launch will take place on July 11, less than six weeks from now, when it opens its first London store. As you’d expect from any ambitious UK r...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18936 from the 20H1 branch with Your Phone, calendar, and passwordless improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
10:24, 07/11/2019

Microsoft refuses to deny that it will block Windows 10 updates on Huawei laptops Google’s decision to block Android updates for Huawei smartphones has been making waves around the world, but owners of Huawei laptops – such as the Huawei MateBook 14 – have been...
13:24, 05/20/2019

Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 and Surface updates are causing major headaches Windows 10 has undoubtedly been a significant improvement over its predecessors, but the latest operating system from Microsoft isn’t without its issues. Over the past several days, a variety of...
20:48, 08/16/2019

Microsoft Build 2019 preview: Azure is the star, and Windows is a bit player Ten years ago, Microsoft announced the official release of Azure and pitched "three screens and a cloud" at its signature developers conference. Today, its developer pitch is all about Azure....
13:36, 05/06/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18932 from the 20H1 branch with Eye Control, notification, and Your Phone improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
15:24, 08/27/2019

Microsoft patches Windows XP, Server 2003 to try to head off 'wormable' flaw Citing a potential 'wormable' flaw in Remote Desktop Services, Microsoft is patching not just Windows 7, but its no-longer-supported XP and Windows Server 2003 OS variants, as well....
23:36, 05/14/2019

Microsoft leak suggests hideous Windows Start menu could be coming Today, Microsoft leaked what could be a new Windows Start menu. The company accidentally shared a Windows 10 internal build (18947) with its Insider Program, Windows Central reports. The most striking...
22:24, 07/24/2019

Windows 10 update pushes Microsoft closer to a password-free future With its Windows 10 May 2019 update, Microsoft is getting one step closer to eliminating passwords. The company's Windows Hello has earned its FIDO2 certification -- an industry standard that dee...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18950 from the 20H1 branch with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft practically begs Windows users to fix wormable BlueKeep flaw Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Microsoft security officials say they are confident an exploit exists for BlueKeep, the recently patched vulnerability that has the potential to trigger self-replicat...
20:24, 05/31/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with File Explorer and accessibility improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18894 from the 20H1 branch with File Explorer and accessibility improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Microsoft's first UK store opens in London on July 11th It's been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general ...
14:24, 05/30/2019

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
13:12, 07/11/2019

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised ...
19:24, 07/10/2019

Dozens of anti-ICE protesters arrested at NYC Microsoft store New York City police said Saturday that 76 immigration policy protesters had been arrested at a demonstration outside Microsoft's flagship store in midtown Manhattan....
05:12, 09/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch regulator sees potential privacy breach in Microsoft Windows Microsoft is remotely collecting data from users of Windows Home and Windows Pro, in a potential breach of privacy rules, the Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) said on Tuesday....
15:48, 08/27/2019

Microsoft rolls out a new Windows 10 20H1 test build with broader dictation support Windows 10 20H1 test build 18885, available to Fast Ring testers, includes a number of fixes. And Android notification support is coming to the Microsoft Your Phone app, as well....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18956 from the 20H1 branch with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements, plus the usual bug fixes.Read More...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Microsoft unveils second preview build of Windows 10 19H2; tests new features being off by default Microsoft is rolling out a second test build of its Windows 10 19H2 feature update (build 18362.10005) to the Slow Ring, but the new features in it are turned off by default at the moment....
22:00, 07/15/2019

With new feature update calendar, Microsoft finally settles on a sensible Windows 10 release schedule This week, Microsoft announced that its next feature update will be the most low-key Windows 10 version ever. You could even call it what it really is: a service pack. Here's why Microsoft wants no up...
21:12, 07/02/2019

Microsoft to start pushing Windows 10 version 1903 automatic updates within weeks Thanks to Microsoft's new Download and Install option for feature updates, you no longer have to worry that your PC will install the next version automatically, right? Guess again. If you're running l...
04:24, 05/22/2019

Microsoft exec: Windows 10 upgrade cycle is driving sales growth — and it's only halfway done Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 and Office 2010 in 2020. As customers move to newer products, Microsoft will be able to sell them additional tools, an executive said Tuesday....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Brilliant ‘Stranger Things’ theory explains Microsoft’s puzzling Windows 1.0 teaser If you thought Microsoft announcing that the biggest thing about its Windows 10 fall feature release is the speed of the actual update was the strangest thing from the company this week, then you miss...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Microsoft removes Huawei laptop listings from its online store Google may have killed Huawei’s ambitions to become the world’s top smartphone brand, but Microsoft is quietly following suit. The Windows maker has stopped selling the Huawei MateBook X Pro in its on...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Microsoft adds new 'passwordless' sign-in option with latest Windows 10 20H1 test build Microsoft is continuing to beat the passwordless drum by making it a sign-in option in its latest Windows 10 test build 18936 for those Insiders in the Fast Ring....
03:24, 07/11/2019

Microsoft is starting to auto-update Windows 10 Home, Pro users on 1803 or older to 1903 Microsoft is starting to automatically update Windows 10 Home and Pro users on versions 1803 to 1903 using Windows Update, as officials said would happen....
00:12, 07/17/2019

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18963 from the 20H1 branch with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements.Read More...
09:12, 08/17/2019

Microsoft starts testing its new Cortana app as part of its latest Windows 10 20H1 Fast Ring build Microsoft's updated Cortana app is supported in its latest Windows 10 20H1 test build, No. 18945, and available to Fast Ring testers, starting with those in the U.S....
21:12, 07/26/2019

Metro Exodus appears on Microsoft Store, is no longer an Epic exclusive Metro Exodus won’t be an Epic Games Store exclusive for much longer, as the game has appeared on the Microsoft Store. Although you can’t buy it yet, the title is marked with a release da...
16:24, 06/06/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI...
19:12, 05/14/2019

Diabetes Diet: How To Eat Apples To Manage Blood Sugar Apples are rich with both soluble and insoluble fibres. Fibres do not get digested quickly and take their own time to break down and digest, which enables gradual release of sugar in the bloodstream....
15:24, 08/22/2019

India slaps US with new tariffs — on lentils, apples, almonds and walnuts India is slapping back at the United States with new tariffs on $240 million worth of American goods starting Sunday. Apples, almonds, lentils, walnuts and some chemical products will be hit with levi...
06:36, 06/16/2019

India's tariff on U.S. apples delivers major blow to fruit industry As America's second leading importer of fresh apples, India has dealt a major blow to the U.S. apple industry by imposing tariffs on the fruit, producers say....
09:48, 06/25/2019

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier growing seasons....
11:25, 04/30/2019

Microsoft readies Office for virtual desktop services, including Windows Virtual Desktop Microsoft is adding new features to Outlook, Teams, OneDrive and other Office apps to pave the way for their use in virtualized scenarios, including with Windows Virtual Desktop....
02:36, 07/02/2019

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
20:12, 06/16/2019

Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line The Windows 7 console didn't support VT codes, so it completely garbles the output of applications that depend on VT codes. The Windows 10 console, however, does support VT codes, making it much more ...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Windows 10 wins big as looming support deadline sees Windows 7 users abandon ship Windows 10 made big gains while Windows 7 experienced a large drop in users last month, as it appears that folks are finally starting to take the impending end of support deadline for the latter OS se...
15:36, 08/04/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update: How to enable dark mode in any Windows app With Windows 10 Version 1903, users can enable dark mode for individual apps. Under certain conditions, dark mode will be the preferred configuration setting....
01:00, 06/26/2019

Here’s another Windows 10 interface leak: are we getting an early look at Windows Lite? Microsoft has accidentally leaked a redesigned Start menu, and it seems that the same preview build of Windows 10 also contains an all-new Control Center interface – and given the appearance of...
12:12, 07/25/2019

Windows 10 crushes the competition while users ditch Windows 7 Windows 10 has passed something of a milestone in that according to both major analytics firms which compile stats on OS adoption, it is now present on more PCs than it isn’t on – in oth...
14:12, 09/03/2019

How to Try Out Apple's New iCloud Website (and Reminders) Apple’s Reminders app—an incredibly helpful way to stay organized on iOS and macOS—is once again available via your web browser, thanks to an updated version of Apple’s iCloud website. But you won’t s...
21:24, 08/23/2019

Apple iCloud: A cheat sheet Apple's iCloud is a cloud file storage and services platform that provides users with secure ways to store and share files, find lost equipment, and synchronize information across multiple devices....
01:00, 06/09/2019

How to backup photos from your iPhone using iCloud storage Jordan Siemens/Getty You can easily backup photos from your iPhone using iCloud storage and preserve them in the case of your device malfunctioning, being reformatted, or being lost or stolen. While...
12:24, 07/10/2019

How to use Windows 10's Windows Sandbox to test software Learn how to leverage the built-in Windows Sandbox feature in Windows 10 to emulate a virtual desktop. This will come in handy when you're testing software applications and managed deployments....
18:36, 06/13/2019

Windows 7 to Windows 10 migration is going too slowly for many businesses As Windows 7's end of life approaches, new research from the endpoint management and security company 1E has revealed that many organizations remain significantly behind in completing their Windo...
20:36, 07/23/2019

Windows 7 users are still refusing to upgrade to Windows 10 Windows 7 users do not appear to want to give up their operating system despite the looming end-of-life deadline, at least going by the latest report from one analytics firm.NetMarketShare’s st...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home: All the differences explained When you count all the different ways Windows 10 will be available, there are actually ten editions: Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstations, Enterprise, Enterprise LTSC, Education, Pro Education, ...
01:37, 08/13/2019

Apple tests iCloud.com sign-ins with your face or finger The iCloud website is handy when you want to check info from an unfamiliar device or just prefer to use a browser, but the need to enter your password could be enough of a pain that you might just pul...
02:36, 07/08/2019

Report says that new malware could spy on iCloud, Google Drive, Facebook and more NSO denies that it sells mass-surveillance tech meant for unethical hacking. However a new report claims otherwise.       ...
20:00, 07/19/2019

How to backup your text messages on an iPhone, using iCloud or a Mac computer Aleksey Khilko/Shutterstock If you plan on getting a new iPhone and don't want to lose your text conversations, knowing how to backup your text messages on an iPhone is key. You can back up your iPh...
12:24, 07/10/2019

Pretty much all of Apple’s iCloud services are down… happy Independence Day! Today is the perfect day to celebrate your independence… from Apple’s iCloud services! Pretty much every service Apple offers related to iCloud is having serious issues right now. iCloud ...
23:24, 07/04/2019

Apple could make iCloud sign-ins easier with Face ID and Touch ID Signing into the iCloud website may soon get a lot simpler from an iPhone, iPad or Mac browser, with Apple working on bringing biometric login support to the service in iOS 13, iPadOS and macOS Catali...
05:48, 07/08/2019

New Google Play Store rules want to make the store safer for kids Via its Android Developers Blog on Wednesday, Google announced an important series of changes that apply to every single app in the Google Play Store in an attempt to make the marketplace more kid-fri...
08:24, 05/30/2019

Apple is testing Touch ID and Face ID sign-in for iCloud in iOS 13 and macOS Catalina Apple is apparently considering doubling down on biometric authentication, as 9to5Mac reports that iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and macOS Catalina beta testers have been given the option to sign in to their iCl...
06:00, 07/09/2019

Former Tesla employee admits to storing Autopilot source code on his own iCloud A former Tesla employee is being sued for downloading data related to the company's Autopilot feature and allegedly taking that data to a Chinese rival company....
14:48, 07/11/2019

New iPhone hacking tool can reportedly access a user’s iCloud data An Israeli security company with a track record of developing some of the most advanced and sophisticated mobile hacking tools we’ve ever seen has upped the ante considerably. According to a rep...
06:36, 07/20/2019

Ex-Tesla Engineer: Okay, Yes, I Uploaded Autopilot Trade Secrets to My iCloud—What's the Big Deal? A former Tesla engineer admitted on Monday that ahead of leaving the company and joining a competitor, he uploaded Tesla files to his personal iCloud account as well as made .zip files with the compan...
20:36, 07/11/2019

New York jewelry store heist suspects seen robbing store in surveillance tape released by cops New York City police released new footage Monday as they hunt a trio of men wanted for robbing a jewelry store in broad daylight – just steps away from some of the Big Apple’s most popular tourist att...
19:24, 08/26/2019

The Apple App Store continues to outperform the Google Play Store Even though Android dominates the global smartphone market with a market share estimated at 85%, the Apple App Store consistently generates more revenue than the Google Play Store. The latest data fro...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Will I be forced to upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10? Microsoft wants Martin to upgrade Windows 7 to 10 for £120, but what if you can’t afford it or a new PC? Microsoft has just started its bombardment about the end of Windows 7 and upgrading to Windows ...
12:24, 05/02/2019

Apple sued for not disclosing that 'iCloud storage' relies on third-party cloud services Two iCloud users have filed a complaint, charging they paid the "Apple premium" for cloud storage under the presumption that Apple would store their data on its own servers....
23:00, 08/15/2019

Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal year Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to market Microsoft 365 -- its subscription bundle of Windows 10, Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security -- in a more integrated way. And it's reorganizing ...
21:12, 07/02/2019

Microsoft Build 2019: Azure, Microsoft Graph, IoT and IE mode highlights ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley handicaps Microsoft's vision to lead with its three core clouds: Azure, Microsoft 365 and gaming. Here's the plan and other goodies developers will get....
05:48, 05/12/2019

Microsoft Search rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial customers Offering businesses the ability to search for information across their internal networks, the tool should reach all supported customers by the end of May....
23:36, 05/07/2019

If You Can't Upgrade From Windows 7 to Windows 10, What Should You Do? While I always recommend upgrading to the latest and greatest version of whatever software you’re using, this might not be the best option if you’re running an older device that’s already struggling t...
17:48, 06/21/2019

How can I make Windows 10 look more like Windows 7? Elizabeth’s new laptop has Windows 10 but she prefers Windows 7. What are her options? I now have a Lenovo laptop which has Windows 10 installed, but to be honest with you, I preferred Windows 7, whic...
10:48, 06/06/2019

The best Windows tablets 2019: all of the top Windows tablets reviewed The best Windows 10 tablets are getting better and better. Not only are they great for watching Netflix, chatting with friends and doing casual gaming, but because of their lightweight designs and pow...
23:26, 06/20/2019

Now You Can Build Your Own Windows 2-in-1 Slapping the term STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) on a toy, even one with questionable educational value, has become a popular way for companies to convince parents a product ...
22:48, 06/19/2019

Is Parallels Still the Best Way to Run Windows on a Mac in 2019? A new version of Windows virtualization tool Parallels is out, bringing with it support for upcoming macOS Catalina features, amongst other improvements. Is it still the best way to run the Windows OS...
21:12, 08/19/2019

The Best Media Players for Windows and Mac Everyone has something on their PC worth watching—that funny video you just shot on vacation, some movie you downloaded that you probably shouldn’t have, a highlight from your favorite concert, et cet...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Forget about 5G phones, the always-on 5G Windows 10 PC is almost here The first 5G networks are here in several markets, including the US, Korea, and Europe, and buyers already have access to a bunch of exciting 5G smartphones, including the Galaxy S10 5G and OnePlus 5G...
15:36, 05/27/2019

Pandora's new desktop app is now available on Windows Just as Apple Music is making its way to web browsers, Pandora is moving in the opposite direction by unleashing a desktop app. The Mac version debuted in May, and now the Windows 10 app has arrived....
16:00, 09/13/2019

How to Get Android Notifications on Your Windows PC Jumping back and forth between your phone and your PC can be annoying. Some messaging apps have web clients, so you don’t have to open your device to carry on a conversation. But there’s an easier way...
23:36, 07/03/2019

How to 'Refresh' Your PC When Windows Says There's a Problem Windows has a propensity to accrue digital dust and grime that can bog down the system, and reinstalling the operating system is a nice catch-all cure for anything that ails it....
01:48, 08/23/2019

Windows 10: A cheat sheet This comprehensive guide covers must-know Windows 10 details including features, system requirements, upgrade options, and Microsoft's Windows-as-a-service strategy....
20:00, 04/28/2019

What does Arm's new N1 architecture mean for Windows servers? Whether it's Windows Enterprise or a specialised IoT version of Windows Server, Windows on Arm is going to be an option for industrial and edge computing....
15:00, 06/03/2019

The Morning After: Windows 1.0 is back and no one knows why Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Yesterday's Orion test went off without a hitch, and we're sure that Samsung is hoping its Galaxy Fold can eventually say the same thing. Also, Microso...
16:48, 07/03/2019

Here's how you can still get a free Windows 10 upgrade Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended in 2016, right? Not exactly. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work. The end result is an apparently valid ...
17:00, 04/30/2019

Windows 10 on ARM laptops could soon be far more affordable Windows 10 on ARM laptops haven’t made much of an impact so far, but they may soon become much more popular. That's partly due to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx chip (as used in the worl...
14:00, 06/03/2019

How to install and use Alexa on Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. If you’ve ever tried to use Microsoft’s built-in virtual assis...
14:24, 06/29/2019

The Best Ways to Get Windows 10 for Free Even Zune-clutching Windows loyalists have to admit that Mac owners have it pretty great—at least, they do now. Apple hasn’t charged for macOS, nor macOS updates, for years. Of course, you need to buy...
22:24, 08/13/2019

Build your own $20,000 Windows 10 workstation Got a few tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Here is a high-performance Windows 10 workstation that will be able to chew through any job you throw at it....
21:24, 06/14/2019

How to Fix the Windows 10 Shutdown Delay Bug Despite the recent inclusion of new automatic troubleshooting and problem-solving tools, the version 1809 update for Windows 10 introduced quite a few bugs. One of the latest (and more annoying) quirk...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Windows Mixed Reality: everything you need to know Windows Mixed Reality (MR) can be a confusing concept. Is it virtual reality (VR), like the Oculus Rift, or it is more like augmented reality (AR), which Microsoft has already dabbled in with its Holo...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Is the Dell XPS 13 the best Windows laptop around? Very little sums up Devindra Hardawar's feelings about the Dell XPS 13 better than the first sentence of his review: It's "pretty much the best Windows ultraportable around, and you should b...
21:24, 08/15/2019

FAQ: How to manage Windows 10 updates If you've spent years mastering the ins and outs of Windows Update, prepare to do some unlearning. Windows 10, with its emphasis on "Windows as a service," keeps rewriting the rules of updates and upg...
22:48, 09/05/2019

Windows 10 will let you reinstall the OS from the cloud To date, reinstalling Windows has meant using a local copy -- either something already stored on your PC (and thus at risk of going bad) or something external. Soon, though, it might just be a matter...
02:36, 09/01/2019

The Best New Features in Windows 10's May 2019 Update Microsoft officially launched the Windows 10 May 2019 update today for all to consume—all who haven’t already been beta-testing it for months, that is. Acquiring said update is easy. Click the Start b...
16:24, 05/22/2019

Steam gamers at risk from Windows 10 zero-day Valve's popular PC gaming platform Steam is vulnerable to a zero-day security vulnerability which could leave 72m Windows users at risk of having their systems taken over by an attacker who could...
12:24, 08/10/2019

Let Windows 10 Figure Out When to Automatically Update Your PC There are a lot of new features—some big, some small, some minuscule—in Microsoft’s big May 2019 update for Windows 10. I already covered a few of my favorites (the “coolest ones,” as I put it), but I...
19:36, 05/23/2019

How to Get Windows 1.0 From 1985 Without the 'Stranger Things' Tie-Ins Microsoft “re-released” Windows 1.0 this week as part of a partnership with that Stranger Things show I have yet to binge on Netflix. While it’s free for you to download and play with—on Windows, of c...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Alexa is invading Windows 10 computers It’s not a secret that you can run two virtual assistants on Windows 10 computers, including Microsoft’s own Cortana as well as Amazon’s Alexa. But the latter will soon be ready to l...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Seven ways to make Windows 10 work better FlintyMcQwerty asked for tips to fix or avoid problems with the operating systemPlease share all your favourite tips, tricks and techniques for harnessing the power, panache and pulchritude of Windows...
11:48, 06/13/2019

How to increase shutdown speeds in Windows 10 For some users, speed is everything. Eliminate the built-in delay in the Windows 10 shutdown process by performing a few strategic edits of the Windows Registry file....
19:48, 07/17/2019

Why You Should Use Windows Defender's Ransomware Prevention A crucial security feature in Windows Defender comes disabled by default: Ransomware Protection. That’s surprising, since ransomware is a serious threat that locks down your device and blocks you from...
03:12, 08/17/2019

Windows 10 could still be snooping on user data The Dutch Data Protection Agency (DPA) has raised new privacy concerns regarding how Windows 10 collects user data after a follow-up to an investigation it conducted in 2017.In its original investigat...
00:36, 08/29/2019

7 tools for fixing Windows problems Months go by, and Windows works. Then, out of nowhere, your computer slows down. Files don’t open right away. Programs freeze or shut down. Your system probably needs some TLC, but what should you do?...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
02:48, 07/08/2019

How do I stop old USB drives from infecting my new Windows PC? Jason wants to protect his new high-end laptop from viruses but needs data on old SD cardsI’ve just bought a high-end Windows laptop for video editing while travelling around Europe. What steps can I ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

How to disable the Windows 10 Timeline feature Admins and users can turn off Windows 10 Timeline through basic settings, but to truly disable the feature you must use the Group Policy Editor or tweak the Registry file....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Everything You Can Do in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update That You Couldn't Do Before Right about now (or in the next few days) you should be seeing the latest major update for Windows 10 hitting your computer—and here’s an overview of all the new features and settings that you can sta...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Parallels 15 will let you use your Apple Pencil with Windows Popular Mac-to-Windows desktop virtualization software Parallels is adding native support for DirectX 11 as well as upcoming macOS Catalina tentpole features like Sidecar, developer Corel announced on...
22:48, 08/13/2019

How to do a clean install of Windows 10: Which option is best for you? A clean install is the ultimate troubleshooting technique, but it's also the best way to repurpose a device you no longer need or to get a fresh start. By my count, there are four ways to do a clean i...
16:48, 06/25/2019

What to Do If Your Mac Won't Update to Windows 10 Version 1903 It’s much, much easier to run Windows on a Mac than macOS on a Windows machine, but that doesn’t mean that this crazy hybrid environment is always going to be perfect. Microsoft recently released a bu...
00:12, 07/03/2019

Best Windows hosting services of 2019 Most website hosting packages run on Linux servers, and it's easy to see why: the operating system is fast, reliable, secure and free, with an impressive software ecosystem that includes some of ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

The best screen recorders for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS There are now so many reasons why you might want to record a video screen capture of your desktop or even your smartphone or tablet display. There are clear business reasons for doing so, not least fo...
16:00, 05/26/2019

All Windows Are Open for Kumail Nanjiani Kumail Nanjiani, stand-up comic and Oscar-nominated screenwriter, can add “in-demand leading man” to his résumé, with action-comedy film “Stuber” opening in theaters this week....
00:36, 07/11/2019

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head straight to Ninite (Windows) or macapps.link (Mac). Bot...
01:36, 07/11/2019

WireGuard on Windows early preview WireGuard 0.0.14 pre-alpha, running on an x1.small machine at packet.net. It's uploading across a WireGuard tunnel at 1.2Gbps to a Linux machine, also at packet. [credit: ...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Every Windows 10 PC can now use Alexa hands-free While Cortana is still technically the default voice-activated virtual assistant on Windows 10 devices, it never took off quite like Microsoft hoped it would. That has left an opening for other compan...
18:48, 05/07/2019

How can I force my Windows 10 laptop to update? Windows Update tells Frank that Windows 10 is up to date, but he still needs to install a new versionWhy does my HP Pavilion laptop tell me that Windows 10 is up to date, but at the same time tells me...
11:12, 09/05/2019

Windows 10's redesigned Terminal is available in preview It's a good time to be a Windows power user. Microsoft has released a preview version of Windows 10's redesigned Terminal (known as just Windows Terminal) through its app store, giving you ...
23:24, 06/22/2019

How do I remove malware from my Windows laptop? Don’s laptop is infected with malware and he’d like a clean machine, what’s the best way? What’s the cheapest way to get my Windows laptop swept and cleaned out of malware etc? DonThere are two obviou...
10:48, 07/11/2019

How to Quickly Free Up Space on Your Windows PC Windows: The concept of “spring cleaning” fills me with dread. Organizing your archives of stuff—physical or digital—is a lot easier to do as a year-round activity, rather than on one terrible day (or...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Standalone Cortana app available to Windows Insiders Microsoft has been distancing Cortana from Windows for months. First, it split the virtual assistant from search in Windows 10. Then, a beta version of a standalone Cortana app appeared on the Windows...
22:24, 07/26/2019

Want to hear something incredible? Boom 3D for Windows is here! Remember when PCs were just PCs? You switched them on, edited some documents and, well, that was about it.... oh how far we’ve come! Computers are now acoustic havens that can wash away th...
10:36, 05/01/2019

How To Undo and Prevent Windows Updates Major Windows 10 updates aren’t always smooth sailing. And if you own Microsoft’s Surface Book 2, you’ll probably be a bit annoyed to know that you can’t update to Windows 10 version 1903, the latest ...
01:24, 07/17/2019

More evidence of Windows 10’s new rounded look emerges Windows 10 making the move from sharp edges to rounded corners with its interface is looking a more likely prospect given the emergence of further evidence that this is Microsoft’s plan.This ne...
16:00, 06/05/2019

The Xbox app for Windows 10 is now a ‘console companion’ Microsoft is continuing to build on its promise to improve its services for gamers. Last year, it vowed to improve its Microsoft Store and last month unveiled a powerful new take on the Xbox Game Bar....
14:12, 06/05/2019

Boxy SUVs Look So Much Better Without Tinted Windows After selling my 1995 and 1996 Jeep Cherokee Sports, I wondered to myself why I never found them as handsome as my 1991 or 1992 models. and while part of it had to do with the interior and grille, a b...
20:12, 06/22/2019

How Do You Install Windows to Multiple Computers at Once? In this week’s Tech 911 advice column, a Lifehacker reader wants to automate an otherwise time-consuming and annoying process: installing a fresh copy of Windows (presumably, Windows 10). The catch? T...
16:24, 06/28/2019

Windows 10 may get one of the most useful features of macOS – Internet Recovery Windows 10 could soon allow you to factory reset your PC using the internet – in much the same way you can reset a Mac or MacBook using macOS’s Internet Recovery feature.This is accordin...
13:00, 07/30/2019

This New Windows 10 Feature Could Make Your Life a Bit Easier Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders members. Apart from some bug fixes and improvements, it comes with a few hidden features as well....
16:36, 06/07/2019

Windows 10 can now show you notifications as they hit your Android phone If you’re rocking a Windows 10 PC and an Android phone, your life is about to get a lot better when it comes to staying on top of your notifications. That’s because your computer will soon...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Windows 10 system restore bug will stop your PC from booting Windows 10 has a bug with system restore which happens to be a show-stopper that prevents your PC from even booting up, although fortunately there’s action you can take to get around this.That ...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Best Windows 10 Pro laptops 2019: top notebooks for productivity Welcome to our pick of the best Windows 10 Pro laptops money can buy in 2019. While Windows 10 Home – which many of the best laptops run – is fine for regular use, power users, and peopl...
16:12, 08/20/2019

Windows or Chromebook? A Best Buy salesman told me it isn't even close After Google hires Bill Nye to explain that people are just scared to leave their decrepit Windows laptops for Chromebooks, I thought I'd get another opinion. It was harsh....
00:36, 08/19/2019

Windows preview brings Android notifications to your PC Microsoft has fulfilled one of the larger promises behind its Your Phone software -- if you're willing to experiment a bit. The developer has released a Windows Insider Preview that displays And...
20:36, 04/28/2019

Answers to some of your iTunes questions: Old libraries, Windows, and more Apple will replace iTunes with Music, Podcasts, and TV on Mac. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] SAN ...
03:12, 06/04/2019

Bluetooth device suddenly not working with Windows 10? This might be why Bluetooth has become an incredibly popular tool for connecting devices, whether it's the best smartwatches or the best wireless headphones. But, not all Bluetooth devices are created equal, and a...
02:36, 06/14/2019

South Korea moves from Windows to Linux In an effort to prepare for Windows 7's End of Life early next year, South Korea has revealed that all of its government computers will soon make the switch from Windows to Linux.The official Win...
20:36, 05/20/2019

8 awesome hidden features in Windows 10 smartphones Microsoft recently launched its new high-end smartphones- Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL in India. Not only does this mark the release of a new set of flagships, the 950 and 950 XL also herald the officia...
04:48, 08/08/2019

How to use Windows 10 Task Scheduler to run Office 365 tasks If the boss wants a report every day at the same time, don't worry about vacations, sick days, emergencies, or even forgetfulness, you should use Windows 10's Task Scheduler....
23:24, 07/23/2019

Windows 10 preview gives you the chance to relocate Cortana Windows 10 testers have been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, which introduces a new trick for the revamped Cortana app.Build 18975 (20H1) has been...
16:12, 09/07/2019

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixelbooks Enlarge / Google's Pixelbook. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Just under a year ago, there were signs that Google was modifying the firmware of its Pixelbook laptop to enable dual booting into Window...
05:48, 05/16/2019

The best Windows tablets: Top tabs and hybrids reviewed In 2001, when Microsoft unveiled its tablet PC to the world, it was a futuristic, pen-enabled idea contrived to encourage laptop makers to start building touchscreen devices. While the Microsoft Table...
11:12, 05/15/2019

Windows 10 gets Arch Linux, one of the trickiest distros around There are a number of Linux distros available for Windows 10 that you can grab straight from the Microsoft Store – Ubuntu or Debian, to pluck out a couple of examples – but now there...
15:00, 05/14/2019

New Ransomware Found Exploiting Former Windows Zero-Day Flaw Researchers at cybersecurity firm Kaspersky have uncovered new encryption ransomware named Sodin (Sodinokibi or REvil) that exploits a recently discovered Windows vulnerability to get elevated......
14:00, 07/06/2019

Windows Lite won't be challenging ChromeOS any time soon Windows Lite is a version of Windows that has been designed to run on low-powered devices, and while many people are looking forward to seeing if this lightweight operating system is able to compete w...
13:36, 04/29/2019

It's 2019, and one third of businesses still have active Windows XP deployments As end of support for the still-popular Windows 7 draws near, risks of unpatched operating systems are likely to be a significant security concern in the near future....
16:12, 07/30/2019

macOS Catalina vs Windows 10 May 2019 Update: which is best? Apple has now unveiled macOS 10.15 Catalina and announced that it will be heading to Macs and MacBooks later this year after a beta testing period. Meanwhile, Microsoft has begun rolling out its lates...
23:48, 06/05/2019

The Windows 10 security guide: How to safeguard your business How do you configure Windows 10 PCs to avoid common security problems? There's no software magic bullet, unfortunately, and the tools are different for small businesses and enterprises. Here's what to...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Windows 10 version 1903: Is it safe to install yet? Microsoft is taking an extra cautious approach to the rollout of the latest Windows 10 feature update. Windows 10 version 1903 should be released to the general public soon. Should you install the new...
15:24, 05/20/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update may be coming as soon as this week We were expecting the May 2019 Update to kick-off at some point in late May, and it appears that it could launch this week, rather than next, if some relatively unusual activity in the preview builds ...
13:24, 05/20/2019

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is still not on 30% of PCs – and will soon be irrelevant The Windows 10 October 2018 Update has slowed down once again in terms of the pace of its rollout.This is according to the latest figures for April from AdDuplex, which show that the October 2018 Upda...
12:36, 04/30/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 update blocked for anyone using USB or SD storage Enlarge / Better unplug all these if you want the new Windows version. (credit: Miia Sample) While it's not officially out yet, the Windows 10 May 2019 update is available to Windows Insiders on the...
13:48, 05/02/2019

How to get surround sound on any headphones with Windows 10 and Xbox One Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Buying a set of surround sound speakers can be an expensive en...
04:24, 07/13/2019

You can now invoke Alexa on Windows PCs hands-free Amazon rolled out an update to the Alexa for Windows app that lets users invoke the voice assistant hands-free, and that adds support for Pandora.Read More...
07:24, 05/07/2019

Windows 10 preview introduces a ton of new features for Your Phone Windows 10 has witnessed the arrival of another new preview build, for testers in the fast ring who are playing about with the 20H1 update (which will debut in the first half of 2020), and it contains...
12:36, 05/30/2019

Latest Windows 10 update has a bug that kills VPN connection Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (version 1903) contains a bug that could break the Remote Access Connection Manager (RASMAN) service on some devices, in turn killing users ...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Alexa is now hands-free on all Windows 10 devices The Windows 10 app for Alexa is now able to hear and act on commands without you having to lift a finger. As noted by The Verge, the latest version of the app on the Windows Store is now able to ...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Windows 10 now tells you if May 2019 Update is blocked for your PC Windows 10 May 2019 Update is seemingly rolling out pretty slowly in its initial stages – with Microsoft being understandably cautious and keen not to repeat any October 2018 Update-style night...
14:00, 06/21/2019

How to activate and use the built-in Windows 10 back-up feature Criminal activity targeting personal computers continues to grow at an alarming rate. Even the most basic of back-up systems can prevent future headaches....
20:24, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 version 1903: When will you get the next big feature update? In the "Windows as a service" era, updates can arrive when you least expect them. So can major changes in Microsoft's update policies for business customers. I've sorted out the details of the latest ...
16:36, 05/30/2019

Windows 10 gets another Linux distro with openSUSE Leap Windows 10 users interested in running Linux under the desktop operating system will doubtless be pleased to hear there’s another option available on the Microsoft Store in the form of openSUSE...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Buying a Windows laptop? Five must-have features for my next notebook When it's time to buy a new portable PC, there's more to consider than just the standard specs. I've found five features that can't be benchmarked but have an undeniable impact on productivity....
16:36, 08/30/2019

Old windows give view of Jerusalem’s diversity A project in downtown Jerusalem is using a tower of old windows to give a view of the city’s diverse cultural past and present and bring life to a neglected area...
17:48, 07/17/2019

Windows 10 update will soon enable cloud reinstalls Users looking to reinstall Windows 10 will soon be able to do so just by going online, Microsoft has revealedThe latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build includes a new option when resetting your PC th...
15:48, 09/02/2019

iPhone hack also hit Windows and Android devices The wide-scale iPhone hack uncovered by Google security researchers last week may have also affected Android and Windows devices too, reports have claimed.Sources speaking to Forbes have revealed that...
15:48, 09/02/2019

10,000 polling sites could be hacked because they use Windows 7: report Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their sy...
08:36, 07/15/2019

China is dropping Windows from its military devices As tensions between the US and China grow due to an escalating trade war, the Chinese military has decided to stop using Microsoft Windows in favor of its own custom operating system.The decision was ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Supercharge Your Windows Efficiency with this $20 PowerShell Bundle Now, even programming newbs can wrap their heads around this powerful feature in this Microsoft PowerShell Certification Bundle. The package is on sale now at hundreds of dollars off the regular price...
21:12, 07/10/2019

How to use Wget to download web-based packages on Windows The popular Linux utility supports a myriad of common web protocols, making non-interactive downloads a breeze when called as background processes or automated scripts....
00:12, 06/27/2019

Windows 10's new look brings back rounded corners It looks like Microsoft is planning a subtle change to the design of future versions of Windows 10, with a new screenshot revealing that rounded corners are coming back to the operating system in Wind...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Windows 10’s Your Phone app gets even better with a number of handy new features Microsoft has been busy adding more features to the Your Phone app, which hooks up your Android handset with your Windows 10 PC.First off, a new option has been added when you right-click on photos in...
13:36, 05/03/2019

Like the Windows 10 calculator? You can now add it to your Android handset or iPhone What can be more unsexy than a calculator app? Yet, it does serve a purpose. Then again, so does cardboard. If you're not happy with the calculator on your phone, you can always go into the App Store ...
19:24, 06/26/2019

Installing an SSD in a Windows 10 laptop is both the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done As the designated tech guy around the house, I knew even before my parents told me that their Windows 10 laptop is getting slower and slower that I had to swap the original hard drive with one of the ...
07:24, 08/15/2019

Windows 10 shutdown bug makes powering down take over a minute Windows 10 has a fresh bug with the October 2018 Update, whereby shutting down a PC can take an incredibly long time to complete – potentially over a minute – if a USB Type-C device is u...
10:48, 06/26/2019

Install the Windows August 2019 Update Right Now Windows 10 users: Take a few moments and check that you’ve installed Microsoft’s August 2019 security updates on your PC. While you’ve probably already been prompted to update your system, it never hu...
13:49, 08/15/2019

Here’s why your Windows 10 computer has been taking forever to shut down lately If you’ve been noticing that your PC has been acting a little wonky of late, it could be the result of a newly unearthed bug that impacts how long it takes machines running a certain version of ...
02:24, 06/26/2019

A look at the Windows 10 exploit Google Zero disclosed this week As you can see, we're an unprivileged local user who's not allowed to monkey with things under C:WindowsSystem32. [credit: Jim Salter ...
16:36, 08/15/2019

How to automatically deny UAC elevation requests in Windows 10 To install an app in Windows 10, standard level users are prompted for elevated credentials. With a few tweaks, you can change that behavior to deny such requests....
02:00, 08/10/2019

The next major Windows 10 update could bring big changes to Cortana Microsoft’s drive to continuously update Windows 10 and its features looks set to continue, with a new build (18922) released to Windows Insiders to test out – which includes a radically...
12:24, 06/20/2019

Android notifications arrive on Windows 10 'Your Phone' app Bill Gates might regret losing to Google in the mobile OS domain, but Microsoft continues to work on various projects for Android. It just rolled out Your Phone, an app that mirrors Android phone noti...
14:36, 07/03/2019

Windows 10 is a step closer to never needing passwords Microsoft's vision of a passwordless future is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the company has gained official FIDO2 certification for Windows 10's biometric authentication sy...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 update will do away with password expiry policies Alongside the draft release of the configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 v1903 and Windows Server v1903, Microsoft has revealed its plan to do away with password expiration policies beginning...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Passwordless web gets a boost from Windows Hello FIDO2 certification Microsoft‘s attempt to kill the password is going ahead with full steam. The company has announced that Windows Hello, the passwordless authentication method that allows Windows 10 users to sign in to...
17:24, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now rolling out to everyone… slowly Enlarge (credit: David Holt / Flickr) To avoid a replay of the problems faced by the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, version 1809, Microsoft has taken a very measured approach to the release of the ...
23:24, 05/21/2019

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers for both Windows and Linux platforms....
01:36, 06/19/2019

Stop using outdated software like Windows 7, Kaspersky says Despite the fact that running an unsupported or near end-of-life operating system increases security risks, new research from Kaspersky has revealed that many businesses and consumers are still using ...
00:36, 08/29/2019

Kano unveils its first build-it-yourself Windows 10 computer Kano is graduating from Raspberry Pi boards. Today, the company is announcing a partnership with Microsoft and unveiling its first build-it-yourself computer that officially runs Windows 10. The aptly...
23:36, 06/19/2019

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerabi...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Galaxy Note 10 might get an exciting iPhone feature, and it’s all thanks to… Windows 10? With each day that gets us closer to the early August launch of Samsung’s next flagship handset, we learn about more and more of the Galaxy Note 10’s secrets. Now, a brand new report out o...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Four wormable bugs in newer versions of Windows need your attention now Enlarge (credit: Frank Lindecke / Flickr) Microsoft is warning of a four new Windows vulnerabilities that are “wormable,” meaning they can be exploited to spread malware from one vulnerable computer...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Windows 10’s update for late 2019 may not have any major new features It seems that the next update to follow after the Windows 10 May 2019 Update – which after the May update will arrive in the second half of this year – could be a minor affair that makes...
11:36, 05/10/2019

Windows 10 updates: How to install, reinstall, upgrade, and activate For any Windows 10, including version 1903 (aka May 2019 Update), here's everything you need to know before you repair, reinstall, or upgrade -- including details about activation and product keys....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Your Phone app for Windows 10 finally updated with MMS message support Microsoft has updated its popular Your Phone app for Windows 10, so users can now send MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) messages using the app on PC.This will allow users to send images, videos and ...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Windows 10 cumulative update causes confusion by apparently installing itself twice Some Windows 10 users have encountered a problem with Microsoft’s latest round of cumulative updates for the OS, specifically with KB4494441, which is an important update (more on that later) f...
15:36, 05/16/2019

Windows 10's Xbox bar helps you find and share games Windows 10's May 2019 Update includes one more notable feature: an overlay made just for gamers. Microsoft has detailed an Xbox Game Bar that provides quick access to controls and social feature...
19:24, 05/22/2019

Windows 10 update brings us closer to a world without passwords Microsoft is one step closer to fulfilling the passwordless Windows 10 dream, as the latest Windows 10 update will make it even easier to log into devices and online services without having to worry a...
01:24, 05/10/2019

This hack has made the MacBook Pro Touch Bar useful – but only when running Windows 10 Since Apple introduced the Touch Bar, a slim OLED panel that sits above the keyboard, in its 2016 refresh of the MacBook Pro, people have been divided over how useful the feature actually is. Now, how...
12:48, 07/26/2019

New Windows 10 preview lets you go passwordless and improves Your Phone app Windows 10 has seen the release of a new preview build for those in the fast ring testing the update due to land in the first half of 2020.Build 18936 ushers in a passwordless sign-in system for the M...
13:24, 07/11/2019

Windows 10 update will come with laptop battery life boost Microsoft has pushed out a pair of Windows 10 preview builds for the big update due later in 2019 (19H2), one of which has all the new features turned off – and those tweaks include some intere...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 now links up with Windows and Mac PCs via supercharged DeX app Samsung has officially unleashed its new DeX app which allows you to hook up a Galaxy Note 10 to a Windows PC or Mac, and use the phone in a desktop environment (effectively on top of the desktop OS &...
19:00, 08/21/2019

The NSA is urging Windows users to update their computers ASAP If you’re a Windows user who has yet to update your operating system after the discovery of the Bluekeep vulnerability a few weeks ago, then maybe a warning from the NSA will be enough to spur y...
00:12, 06/06/2019

Windows 10 patch messes up Bluetooth speakers – but there’s a workaround Windows 10 May 2019 Update users have been hit by a bug brought in by the latest cumulative update which is causing Bluetooth speakers not to work.Specifically, this is KB4505903, a patch designed to ...
11:48, 08/25/2019

How to use Robocopy to back up all your data in Windows 10: Commands and examples If you're looking for a little extra peace of mind, double down on your data backups. This simple Robocopy script leverages a few useful switches to make the task convenient and efficient....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Windows 10 October 2018 Update is at last being pushed automatically Enlarge / Who doesn't love some new Windows? (credit: Peter Bright / Flickr) The ill-fated Windows 10 October 2018 Update has hitherto been offered only to those Windows users who manually sought it...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Windows 7 enters its final year of free support Enlarge / Licensing and support lifecycles are not really the easiest topics to illustrate. (credit: Peter Bright) Windows 7's five years of extended support will expire on January 14, 2020—exactly ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Viveport – the Netflix for VR – comes to Windows Mixed Reality headsets Windows Mixed Reality headsets are about to get even better for gamers with the Viveport subscription service officially supporting the affordable virtual reality (VR) headsets starting June 5.Vivepor...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Windows 10 S Mode release date, news and features Initially revealed as a standalone OS in May 2017, Windows 10 S faced some controversy at release. Still, the lightweight operating system has evolved since launching, helping Windows 10 reach a whopp...
16:00, 05/02/2019

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastruct...
22:24, 06/17/2019

Exploit for wormable BlueKeep Windows bug released into the wild Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) For months, security practitioners have worried about the public release of attack code exploiting BlueKeep, the critical vulnerability in older versions of Microsoft...
04:24, 09/07/2019

PSA: Update your Windows machine now to fix 29 Critical security vulnerabilities Microsoft has patched four serious vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious actor to remotely take control of Windows computers. The four remote code execution flaws — addressed as part of the com...
15:48, 08/14/2019

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to make all accounts on a particular device "passwo...
08:00, 07/11/2019

The Easiest Way to View and Convert .HEIC Files in Windows Windows: If you’re an avid iOS photographer, dealing with .HEIC files on a Windows system can be a bit of a pain. One of the first things I do with any of these images is convert them, but that’s not ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Windows Lite release date, news and features Windows Lite, a lightweight version of Microsoft's operating system that's designed to run on low-powered devices, has been in the works for a while now.Back in 2018, Microsoft was working o...
15:00, 05/02/2019

New Windows malware can also brute-force WordPress websites Avast discovers strange new malware strain that besides stealing and mining cryptocurrency on infected hosts, it also launches brute-force attacks on WordPress sites....
16:24, 08/07/2019

Keep Your Windows Dust Free By Cleaning Them With Fabric Softner Keeping windows clean is an ongoing battle in our house. This week I came across a hack that might make that task a tiny bit easier: cleaning the windows with fabric softener....
00:36, 06/03/2019

Older Windows devices at risk of classic hacks Almost one million older Windows devices are still vulnerable to the BlueKeep security flaw even after Microsoft released a security patch to address the vulnerability.The vulnerability, known as CVE-...
23:24, 05/29/2019

This Windows 10 Mini PC takes full processing power anywhere, and it’s nearly 50% off The Fusion C Mini PC fits comfortably in a backpack or purse, but plug it in to a monitor and you’ve got a powerhouse piece of engineering, capable of handling just about everything your desktop model...
16:00, 06/23/2019

New book captures Windows on the World, NYC’s most important restaurant On an icebound night in February 1993, I trekked with a few hundred other New York Post employees — copy kids, writers and top editors — to a party none would soon forget. Our host was Steven Hoffenbe...
00:12, 09/01/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update brings AMD performance boost The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has brought some great new features to Windows 10, but perhaps the best change is one that didn’t get much fanfare – as AMD-powered PCs will now perform be...
15:24, 06/13/2019

How to turn on automatic Registry File backup in Windows 10 The April 2018 Windows 10 Update turned off the automatic backup process for the Windows 10 Registry File, leaving normal PC users more vulnerable than before....
07:24, 08/31/2019

How to increase virtual disk size when running Windows 10 in a VM Newer versions of Windows 10 require larger amounts of free space for installation. Here's how to expand your Windows 10 virtual machine disks to prepare for your upgrade....
13:48, 05/01/2019

How to disable the blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen The blur effect on the Windows 10 login screen is new with version 1903, and it may not appeal to all users. There are three ways to disable this default feature....
21:24, 07/23/2019

Windows 10 update: The complete guide for businesses of every size Whether you are responsible for a single Windows 10 PC or thousands of enterprise PCs, your challenges for managing updates are the same. Your goals are to install security updates promptly, manage fe...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Survey suggests 97% of Mac users are more productive after switching from Windows A new study suggests that after switching from a Windows PC to a Mac, 97% of enterprise users feel more productive.The survey was conducted by the Vanson Bourne market research firm for Jamf, which is...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Kano’s next computer kit is a $300 Windows convertible laptop for kids Kano is a company best known for its build-it-yourself Linux computers, which are primarily targeted at education users. But today, its direction changed somewhat with the announcement of a new Window...
21:12, 06/19/2019

Update PCs Running Older Version of Windows Immediately Those of you who are still running Windows 7 or earlier need to install critical patches that fix a recently-discovered security bug on older versions of Windows....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Windows 10 May Soon Allow Amazon Alexa to Activate on the Lock Screen Windows 10 Insider Preview build 18362.10005 aka 19H2 includes a change that will enable third-party digital assistants to voice activate on the lock screen, suggesting a deeper Alexa integration......
13:24, 07/16/2019

Windows 10 gets a legit Linux kernel and a souped-up terminal app Aeons ago, a sweat-drenched Steve Ballmer took to the stage of a Windows 2000 conference and, with the hypnotic repetition of a Gregorian monk on acid, chanted “Developers, developers, developers.” Mi...
05:48, 05/07/2019

Windows 7 and XP are vulnerable to a major security exploit – so patch now Microsoft has put out a warning to those still using its Windows XP, Windows 7 or other early operating systems (OS), urging them to update their PCs with the latest security patch in order to prevent...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Steam gamers warned of Windows 10 security risk Valve's popular PC gaming platform Steam is vulnerable to a hugely damaging zero-day security vulnerability, experts have warned.According to new findings, around 72 million Windows users are at ...
05:36, 08/11/2019

iPhone attack also targeted Windows and Android devices Last week's iPhone hack may have been wider than first thought to also affect Android and Windows devices, according to reports.Sources speaking to Forbes have claimed that the attacks, which use...
18:12, 09/02/2019

How to easily type emoji, emoticons, and symbols in Windows 10 Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. We’re all used to typing emoji on our smartphones and tablets,...
04:24, 06/15/2019

How to make Windows 10 recognise an external hard drive Jaki has 11,000 photos on a USB drive but Windows 10 won’t recognise it. What can she do?My external USB hard drive, with 11,000 photos from Windows 7, isn’t recognised by Windows 10. How do I transfe...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Windows 10 setup: Which user account type should you choose? When you set up a new Windows 10 PC, you have a choice of four types of user accounts, from the old-school local account to the newest, Active Azure Directory. Here's how to make the right choice....
19:48, 07/23/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Book S is a Windows 10 laptop that lasts all day It wasn't just about the Note 10 and Note 10+ at today's Samsung Galaxy event in New York City. The company also took the opportunity to unveil a laptop, called the Samsung Galaxy Book S. As...
10:00, 08/08/2019

How to zip and unzip files on a Windows 10 computer using built-in tools Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Zipping is a popular method for compressing files, and you can zip and unzip files on Windows 10 in several ways without installing any additional software. You can zip file...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Windows 10 preview could bring Alexa to your PC's lock screen Amazon Alexa can be helpful on Windows, but you can't quite treat your PC like a supersized Echo when third-party voice helpers don't work until you've signed in. That might not be a h...
02:48, 07/16/2019

Google updates GKE with release channels, Windows Server Containers The new release channels will let GKE customers automatically upgrade their Kubernetes clusters at a pace that meets their risk tolerance and business needs....
11:12, 05/21/2019

Slack patches vulnerability in Windows client that could be used to hijack files Enlarge / Strangers in your Slack channel could have messed with Slack for Windows' download settings, redirecting files to a malicious shared folder. It's fixed now. (credit: NOAH BERGER/AFP/Getty I...
21:48, 05/17/2019

Windows 10 after four years: A solid report card, but serious challenges ahead Four years after its launch, Windows 10 has gone from being a curiosity to owning a solid majority of the Windows desktop market. But Microsoft still has a tough challenge on its hands convincing Wind...
07:36, 08/17/2019

1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars in damage....
13:24, 06/01/2019

Dell revenue rises 3% as Windows refresh spurs PC demand Dell Technologies Inc reported a 3% rise in first-quarter revenue on Thursday, as more customers upgraded their systems ahead of Microsoft's planned phase out of Windows 7 and strong performance in it...
23:24, 05/30/2019

Bus driver punished kids by turning off AC, rolling up windows on hot day: parents Irate Texas parents claim a school bus driver shut off the air conditioning and rolled up the windows in her big yellow ride on a hot day to punish students for being rowdy, according to a new report....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Windows 10 May update brings light theme and more upgrade controls Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10's May 2019 Update, and it should be good news if you're hoping for a refreshed look -- or just don't care much for passwords. The most conspicuous c...
04:36, 05/22/2019

Florida man says he smashed car windows because ‘Trump owes me 1 trillion dollars’ A homeless Florida man went on a vandalism spree smashing the windows of at least 20 cars parked at a hotel in Fort Walton Beach, claiming President Trump owes him money....
02:48, 09/15/2019

Xbox Game Pass is coming to Windows 10, but many questions remain Enlarge / Well, there you have it. In one of the less-detailed announcements of the pre-E3 season, Microsoft this morning officially confirmed it is bringing its "all-you-can-play" Game Pass subscr...
16:00, 05/30/2019

The new Xbox Game Bar adds a fresh layer to gaming on Windows 10 The Xbox features in Windows 10 have been fairly simple, with quick tools for capturing game footage and sharing it. That's changing today, just after the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update...
07:36, 05/23/2019

How to configure WMI filters for Group Policy to better manage your Windows clients Using the Windows Management Infrastructure framework, Windows admins can create filters that apply GPOs in creative ways to provide more granularity over system management in Active Directory....
00:24, 08/17/2019

How to Add the Galaxy Note 10's 'Link to Windows' App to Older Samsung Phones Samsung’s “Link to Windows” feature is a lot like Microsoft’s Your Phone app; It lets you sync your Galaxy Note 10-series phone to your PC via its Quick Settings menu. Once connected, you can access y...
20:24, 08/19/2019

Windows 10 giving you a black screen after latest patches? Don’t panic! The latest cumulative updates for some versions of Windows 10 contain a bug that’s causing some PCs to produce a black screen after they’ve been installed, potentially leading some users...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Solve Windows 10 Issues Automatically With the New 'Recommended Troubleshooting' Feature You should install the recent Windows 10 May 2019 update, if you haven’t already. The update has a cool new feature, Recommended Troubleshooting, that makes diagnosing and solving common PC issues muc...
22:48, 06/10/2019

Play This Devious Browser Game That Makes Pop-up Windows Infuriating in a Whole New Way Despite being 43 years old, Breakout still manages to be an addictive game, challenging your reflexes as much as the latest first-person shooters do. A browser-based game called Brickception manages t...
23:36, 06/10/2019

WhatsApp Ending Support for Windows Phone on December 31, UWP App Tipped WhatsApp on Tuesday updated its mobile device support blog post, and announced that it is ending support for the Windows Phone platform on December 31, 2019....
09:48, 05/08/2019

Windows 10 preview links bugs you find to existing feedback Microsoft is trying to make it easier for users to report bugs. The company has released a Windows 10 Insider Preview with an updated Feedback Hub that lets users find similar complaints. If you'...
01:12, 06/20/2019

WhatsApp to end support for Windows Phone, older Android and iOS versions WhatsApp has just confirmed that it will end support for Windows Phone, as well as some older versions of Android and iOS. Starting from December 31, 2019, WhatsApp for Windows Phone will stop working...
02:48, 05/09/2019

PC shipments grew in Q2, fueled by tariff concerns and Windows 7 migrations End of extended support for Windows 7 is just six months away, giving a modest boost to the PC market, though concern over potential tariffs sent shipments higher....
15:48, 07/12/2019

Old versions of Windows get a new patch to stop WannaCry-style attacks Microsoft is trying to head off another WannaCry-style malware outbreak before it starts. The software giant has released fixes for a Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services) vulnerability that...
06:12, 05/15/2019

How to prevent Windows 10 activation trouble when upgrading computer hardware Simple preemptive troubleshooting conducted before a major hardware upgrade could reduce the frustration of the Windows 10 deactivation and reactivation process....
00:24, 06/19/2019

How to securely and completely delete files in Windows 10 without third-party software Deleting files in Windows 10 does not really delete the file. Security best practice requires deleted files to be completely overwritten more than once....
23:12, 07/09/2019

WhatsApp is ending support for Windows Phone, and old Android / iOS devices As time rolls forward we have to forget the past – that's what WhatsApp is doing, at least, as it's discontinuing support for a large number of outdated smartphone models over the cou...
11:36, 05/10/2019

Chromium-based Edge gets dark mode for Windows 7 and 8.1, plus other tweaks Chromium-based Edge has received some further useful additions, including the introduction of dark mode for users on Windows 7 and 8.1.As you may recall, back in June when the revamped Edge was first ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

New Windows 10 build silences Cortana, brings passwordless accounts The latest Insider build of Windows 10, 18309, expands the use of a thing that Microsoft has recently introduced: passwordless Microsoft accounts. It's now possible to create a Microsoft account that ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Next major Windows 10 update’s only cool feature will be… how fast it installs? You may have already installed Microsoft’s latest major update on your Windows device, but don’t get your hopes up for any stellar features for the next major upgrade. They call them featu...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Windows 7 Extended Security Updates will double in price each year Windows 7's free support period ends on January 14, 2020. Microsoft is offering three years of support updates for the operating system on a paid basis with a new program called Extended Security Upda...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Try these alternative operating systems No Windows, no Linux, no macOS: is there really a desktop operating system that's worth using outside of the big three? We've set out to answer that question, and while there are no absolute...
18:36, 07/22/2019

Windows 10 Gets Smart Keyboards for 10 Indian Languages With May 2019 Update Microsoft has launched smart phonetic keyboards for 10 Indian languages as part of its May 2019 update. The keyboards are available in Hindi, Bangla, Tamil, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu,.....
15:36, 06/17/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update gets fixes for some long-standing bugs Windows 10 May 2019 Update has been having a pretty smooth – and speedy – rollout thus far, with only relatively minor niggles, although there have been some more persistent issues remai...
19:48, 08/31/2019

Locals warned that SpaceX Starhopper test could shatter windows SpaceX’s Starship project is one if its most ambitious efforts yet. The company envisions various versions of the spacecraft eventually traveling to the Moon, Mars, and even to other star system...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update runs into trouble with some Intel drivers Windows 10 users looking to move to the latest May 2019 Update – perhaps for security reasons, as we’ve recently seen – should be aware that the upgrade is being blocked for certa...
12:48, 07/26/2019

How to back up files on exit from Windows 10 automatically with a batch file With a carefully crafted batch file, it is possible to create a series of commands that will back up data to a chosen location and then shut down your PC automatically....
02:36, 08/23/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update now ready for more PCs as major issues are resolved The Windows 10 May 2019 Update has had three blocks lifted which were preventing the upgrade from being delivered to some PCs – the upshot being that you may now be able to get the latest updat...
17:00, 07/12/2019

Systems with small disks won’t be able to install Windows 10 May 2019 update Enlarge (credit: Alpha Six) Traditionally, Microsoft would use the release of a new operating system to bump the minimum hardware requirements that the software needs. With Windows 10 being the "las...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is causing trouble with Surface Book 2 Windows 10 May 2019 Update apparently has serious issues with a reportedly small number of Surface Book 2 hybrids, specifically those with a discrete GPU, and Microsoft has seemingly blocked the upgra...
14:12, 06/24/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update release date, news and features The Windows 10 May 2019 Update will be the first major update for Microsoft's constantly-evolving Windows 10 operating system this year.Also known as Windows 10 version 1903 or 19H1, the Windows ...
18:24, 05/06/2019

Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs Amazon's Alexa app for Windows 10 now behaves more like you'd expect it to -- that is, it behaves more like an Echo speaker. An update to the software has introduced the option to invoke Al...
02:24, 05/07/2019

Chelsea transfer ban explained: What we know so far about Fifa blocking new signings for two windows Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
14:36, 06/23/2019

Windows 10 preview ushers in new Cortana app with chat-based interface Windows 10 has witnessed the release of another preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and the big change here is what Microsoft’s describing as a new experience wi...
04:12, 07/29/2019

Ubisoft debuts Uplay+ game subscription service for Windows Ubisoft announced that its Uplay+ video game subscription service is now available for Windows PC for $15 a month. It is the next Netflix of games.Read More...
19:48, 09/03/2019

REFILE-Dell revenue rises 3% as Windows refresh spurs PC demand Dell Technologies Inc reported a 3% rise in first-quarter revenue on Thursday, as more customers upgraded their systems ahead of Microsoft's planned phase out of Windows 7 and strong performance in it...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Windows Solitaire inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The classic Windows game Solitaire has joined such landmarks as Doom, Tetris, and World of Warcraft in being inducted into the Strong Museum of Play's World Video Game Ha...
22:36, 05/03/2019

Ditto lets Apple TV mirror 4 Android, Chrome, or Windows screens at once Squirrel has created a way for Apple TVs to mirror four screens, including rival platforms, but the cost may be prohibitive for most consumers.Read More...
20:03, 08/12/2019

Wayson Choy, 80, Whose Books Are Windows on Chinese-Canadian Life, Dies In books like “The Jade Peony,” he was one of the first writers to explore an Asian immigrant experience, discovering his own hidden past along the way....
01:48, 05/04/2019

Forget Windows, Linux or MacOS: Our choice of the best alternative operating systems If you're fed up with Windows, Linux, or macOS, you'll want to know if there's a great alternative desktop operating system that's worth using. While there are no absolute def...
10:12, 08/16/2019

Tweaks to Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) brings better integration with Windows 10 Microsoft’s latest change for Chromium-based Edge – and indeed all Chromium-powered browsers – involves deeper integration with Windows 10.Microsoft’s most recent tweak to ...
14:36, 07/18/2019

Serial publisher of Windows 0-days drops exploits for 3 more unfixed flaws Enlarge (credit: SandboxEscaper) A serial publisher of Microsoft zeroday vulnerabilities has dropped exploit code for three more unpatched flaws, marking the seventh time the unknown person has done...
04:00, 05/23/2019

New Windows 10 preview promotes Amazon Alexa (and other assistants) to the lock screen Windows 10 has a new preview build of the update that's due to land in the latter half of 2019, and while it only comes with a few changes (unsurprisingly), one is pretty interesting, with Micros...
13:48, 07/16/2019

Chromium-based Edge lands on Windows 7 and 8.1 (with dark mode coming soon) Chromium-based Edge is now available in preview form for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, so if you wanted to try Microsoft’s revamped browser in one of these older operating systems, now’s your...
12:24, 06/20/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billlion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making som...
01:36, 06/24/2019

Bill Gates' $400 billion mistake involves Windows Phone and Android Bill Gates started Microsoft in 1975 along with Paul Allen and the rest is history. You don't get to be one of the wealthiest people in the world and build a trillion dollar company without making som...
09:12, 06/24/2019

Windows 10 will soon ship with a full, open source, GPLed Linux kernel Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) Earlier today, we wrote that Microsoft was going to add some big new features to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, including native support for Docker containers. It turns...
23:00, 05/06/2019

'Guru Nanak Palace' In Pak Demolished, Doors, Windows Sold Off: Report A centuries-old "Guru Nanak palace" was partially demolished by a group of vandals who sold its precious windows and doors in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said on Monday....
15:00, 05/27/2019

'Moss' free VR missions come to PlayStation, Oculus Rift, Vive and Windows Oculus Quest owners were treated to a free new chapter of Polyarc's adorable puzzle game Moss back in May -- now it's rolling out to other platforms. On June 25th, the "Twilight Garden" upda...
15:24, 06/25/2019

Tech Q&A: Upgrading Windows 7, Siri tricks, find out if someone blocked your number and more Your tech questions answered. One of the big questions is hot to figure out if a Facebook friend request is the real deal or fake.        ...
21:48, 05/06/2019

This Bluetooth security flaw could let hackers track your Windows, iOS, and macOS devices Researchers from Boston University (BU) have discovered a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that could expose most devices to third-party tracking and leak identifiable data. According to t...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Latest Windows 10 Preview Build Offers Improved Control Over Restarts Windows 10 beta testers will be able to control how apps resume when you shut down or restart Windows, and submit feedback to the company more easily....
14:36, 08/22/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is rolling out very slowly to avoid any major fails Windows 10’s latest update is rolling out at a very slow and measured pace, with Microsoft evidently being careful about monitoring the progress of the May 2019 Update, according to some fresh ...
12:36, 06/04/2019

Windows 10 Game Bar now helps you find people to play online games with The Game Bar in Windows 10 continues to be fleshed out with new bits of functionality, and the latest introduction is a way for folks to easily find other likeminded PC gamers they can enjoy multiplay...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Europe’s Populist Storm Rattles the Windows of the E.U. But Fails to Move the Foundations A giddy sense of triumph has taken hold among Europe’s strident right-wing nationalists since Sunday night, after they won the European Union’s parliamentary elections in the U.K., France ...
19:00, 05/28/2019

SpaceX Is Planning Testing in South Texas That Could Break Resident’s Windows SpaceX is planning to do testing on Monday in south Texas that might damage the homes in the area. The Brownsville Herald reported on Saturday that Cameron County’s Office of Emergency Management sent...
12:12, 08/26/2019

Locals Warned That 'Malfunction' During Test at SpaceX Facility Could Shatter Windows Residents in Boca Chica Village, Texas, near a SpaceX facility in Brownsville received a warning from the Cameron County Office of Emergency Management that tests of the company’s Starhopper prototype...
01:48, 08/26/2019

Atom-powered $34 Atomic Pi: A music-friendly SBC for creators that runs Windows 10 The Atomic Pi is a full-featured SBC with unique features including a secondary audio output that can be used to drive two 5W speakers, and a 9-axis navigation sensor....
16:00, 04/29/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protesters smash windows, enter legislature Protesters stormed Hong Kong's parliament building as the territory marked its China handover anniversary, smashing through reinforced windows and steel shutters in unprecedented scenes that plunge th...
16:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows at legislature in fresh chaos Protesters used a metal trolley to try to storm Hong Kong's Legislative Council building on Monday and smashed windows in a fresh wave of demonstrations that have plunged the Chinese-ruled city into p...
08:48, 07/01/2019

Some Bluetooth devices will stop working if you install the latest Windows 10 update If you’re suddenly having trouble connecting any of your Bluetooth devices to your Windows PC this week, don’t be alarmed — this is by design. As Windows Latest observed on Wednesday...
06:12, 06/13/2019

Adobe Lightroom is now on the Mac App Store The first major Adobe app to be available on the Mac App Store has finally arrived. Adobe Lightroom, one of the apps in its Creative Cloud suite, is now available for download. It was one of the appli...
15:12, 06/20/2019

The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending May 5, 2019: iTunes Movies US Charts 1. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World 2. The Girl In the Spider’s Web 3. Serenity (2019) 4. The Mule (2018)...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Antonio Brown Had Better Have Something Else In Store You hate when a great story about massive foot blisters, home-painted football helmets, ultimatums, and coaches supporting their players through clenched teeth and retirement threats takes an obvious ...
10:24, 08/13/2019

Store Brands Cut Into Big Food Store-branded products, from cheese to canned tomatoes, are eating away at sales of big packaged-food brands, putting more pressure on food giants as they struggle to keep up with changing consumer ta...
15:24, 07/28/2019

The best candy store in every state Yelp user / Amy P. Every state in the US offers its own spin on candy, chocolate, and other desserts. Using data from Yelp, we've compiled a list of the best candy store in every state. Dolle's Candy...
23:24, 08/10/2019

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of inventory woes and declining foot traffic. A...
00:48, 06/02/2019

15 things you should never buy at a convenience store There are a number of items you shouldn't buy at a convenience store, like fruit, makeup, and even ice cream.       ...
23:24, 08/23/2019