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Surface Pro X is Microsoft new slim ARM-based tablet
Surface Pro X is Microsoft new slim ARM-based tablet
Microsoft's announcements yesterday can be divided into two categories: refreshes and new products. The former include the likes of Surface ...... 03 Oct 2019 - 1 comment
Windows 10 to soon feature cloud restoring
Windows 10 to soon feature cloud restoring
One of the worst nightmares of a Windows users is having the system bricked. You'll have to either reinstall Windows or, if you are lucky enough, ...... 02 Aug 2019 - 1 comment
Apple expands to Windows 10  iCloud available in Microsoft Store
Apple expands to Windows 10 iCloud available in Microsoft Store
Apple has never really been one to bridge the gap between operating systems, ecosystems, and platforms. The company's stronghold over things ...... 13 Jun 2019
iTunes isn't entirely dead yet, thanks to Windows
iTunes isn't entirely dead yet, thanks to Windows
Apple announced a lot of things earlier this week at their annual Worldwide Developer Conference, some of them less of a surprise than others. ...... 06 Jun 2019
Microsoft's subscription game service, Xbox Game Pass, coming to PC
Microsoft's subscription game service, Xbox Game Pass, coming to PC
Microsoft has revealed that it intends to release the console gaming subscription service to PC as well. At this point we don't have a lot of ...... 31 May 2019
Soon you'll find the first full Linux kernel in Windows 10
Soon you'll find the first full Linux kernel in Windows 10
A long time ago it was thought that Microsoft would battle against Linux for the world domination in a platform war of ages. That epic war never ...... 07 May 2019 - 2 comments
Microsoft's intranet search is spreading everywhere
Microsoft's intranet search is spreading everywhere
Microsoft's Build 2019 developer conference launched yesterday, and company leads took the stage to introduce some of their new projects, and ...... 07 May 2019
Microsoft sent a reminder: Get ready for Windows 7 updates to cease
Microsoft sent a reminder: Get ready for Windows 7 updates to cease
Microsoft has released a patch for Windows 7 which brings along a new dialog box reminding of the most unfortunate news. Well, unfortunate if ...... 21 Mar 2019
Microsoft has started testing next year's massive Windows update
Microsoft has started testing next year's massive Windows update
Microsoft tends to release a couple important updates a year to Windows 10. However, software giant has already started testing a significant ...... 16 Feb 2019 - 5 comments
Microsoft is separating search and Cortana in Windows 10
Microsoft is separating search and Cortana in Windows 10
Microsoft has revealed some upcoming features of Windows 10 on their official Windows blog. The update log is for Windows Insider test build ...... 17 Jan 2019
These keyboard shortcuts every Windows 10 user should know
These keyboard shortcuts every Windows 10 user should know
Most Windows users know at least a few common keyboard shortcuts that save some time and effort when opening up apps or performing tasks. ...... 07 Jan 2019 - 3 comments
Windows 10 Lite is another try at challenging Chromebooks
Windows 10 Lite is another try at challenging Chromebooks
Windows has been the operating system of choice for computers almost since its inception but Microsoft has never managed to scale it down to ...... 05 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
Microsoft to abandon Edge for Chromium
Microsoft to abandon Edge for Chromium
Just a few years ago, in the eve of Windows 10, Microsoft made the decision to retire the good ol' Internet Explorer for a new and improved browser. ...... 04 Dec 2018
Microsoft updated Office icons, plans to expand to entire Windows 10
Microsoft updated Office icons, plans to expand to entire Windows 10
Microsoft has been working on revamping Windows UI and especially Office over the past months. Now the company has announced the new palette ...... 03 Dec 2018 - 1 comment
Windows 10 October update greenlit again, doesn't destroy your files
Windows 10 October update greenlit again, doesn't destroy your files
In early October Microsoft released their newest October 2018 Update for Windows 10. Unfortunately the update had some major issues, including ...... 14 Nov 2018 - 3 comments
Windows 10 gets soon another major update
Windows 10 gets soon another major update
Microsoft is preparing another significant update to its desktop operating system. According to Microsoft's appearance at Berlin's IFA conference ...... 01 Sep 2018
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is updating Chrome UI on all platforms
Google is planning to revamp Chrome's UI a little in less than two weeks. The search giant's own browser will get an update to its 69th version ...... 24 Aug 2018
One of Windows' most long-standing issues was finally fixed
One of Windows' most long-standing issues was finally fixed
Microsoft's own developer conference Build 2018 ended yesterday, and while there were a myriad of updates to different tools within Windows, ...... 10 May 2018 - 1 comment
Windows phones are back! Microsoft selling Lumia smartphones again
Windows phones are back! Microsoft selling Lumia smartphones again
Microsoft made it fairly clear last summer that it's not really interested in Windows phones any more by dropping support from almost all Lumia ...... 24 Feb 2018 - 1 comment
Microsoft to add 'Ultimate Perfomance' mode to Windows 10
Microsoft to add 'Ultimate Perfomance' mode to Windows 10
Microsoft has posted another update on its official Windows blog about future Windows 10 builds. The post reveals new emojis but also touches ...... 15 Feb 2018 - 2 comments
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