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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 li...

Parallels 15 will let you use your Apple Pencil with Windows

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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 on an Apple computer? We’ve been taking the lates...
00:52, 08/20/2019

2019 iPhone Models to Support Apple Pencil, Analyst Claims 2019 line-up of iPhones are expected to come with support for Apple Pencil -- a wireless stylus pen from Apple, a new analyst note from Citi Analysts suggests....
08:52, 08/01/2019

ZAGG Messenger Folio for Apple iPad Mini 5 review: Affordable keyboard with Pencil holder I recently went back to using an iPad, the small iPad Mini 2019, but to improve my productivity I need a keyboard. ZAGG sent along its Messenger Folio and despite the small size I am still able to crank out the words at a good clip....
16:13, 06/28/2019

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 for Windows 10 users. The iCloud app will use the s...
03:13, 06/12/2019

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 downloaded from the Microsoft......
13:26, 06/12/2019

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 iCloud for Windows 10 in the Microsoft Store, acco...
05:39, 06/12/2019

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...
20:17, 08/12/2019

How to Keep Your Pencil From Rolling Away If you know me, you know that I hate it when things roll away. Things that roll away slow me down, and they force me to pick them up. It’s inconvenient, and I’m accustomed to an easy life....
14:00, 08/14/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the European elections. Why do we use a pencil to mark our...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Odisha-Based Miniature Artist Carves World Cup Trophy On Pencil Tip With the World Cup fever set to grip the nation, an Odisha-based miniature artist, L Eshwar Rao, has chosen a unique way to express his love for the game....
07:13, 05/29/2019

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 install the latest Windows 10 version, and that&rsquo...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line Enlarge / Windows Terminal, showing its support for themes and tabs. (credit: Microsoft) Details are currently scarce, but Microsoft has announced some big changes coming to its command-line interface. In Windows 10, Microsoft has been working to m...
22:00, 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 seriously.This is according to figures from Net Appl...
03:00, 08/05/2019

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....
03:00, 06/26/2019

YouTube engineer 'on drugs rampage injures 8 with truck, light, and sharp pencil' A HIGH-flying software engineer who works for YouTube allegedly perpetrated a bizarre series of assaults after he took LSD and had “really bad trip.”...
21:00, 07/08/2019

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 these streamlined UI elements, we might just be g...
14:13, 07/25/2019

LSD-fueled rampage in California leaves 8 injured after man stabs others with pencil, lawn light: police A man in California was shot by police on the Fourth of July after a drug-fueled rampage left eight people injured and a vehicle lodged in a rental home....
17:52, 07/07/2019

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 statistics for the desktop OS market in April showed...
13:26, 05/01/2019

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 Windows 10 migration.To compile its Windows 10 2020: Be...
20:26, 07/23/2019

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....
20:39, 06/13/2019

Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac moves to Metal for DirectX 11 and more Parallels Desktop 15 running Windows 7 and 11. [credit: Parallels ] Today, popular virtualization software Parallels Desktop 15 for Mac bec...
09:52, 08/13/2019

How to get Parallels Desktop for Mac working after the installation becomes corrupted Parallels Desktop allows users to virtualize many OSs for various computing needs. Corruption from a rogue update or other scenario can halt usage and prevent creation of new VMs after reinstalling....
21:52, 08/05/2019

Parallels and Winzip developer Corel acquired Months after acquiring Seattle-based desktop virtualization company Parallels, Canadian software company Corel has now been acquired itself.The New York-based global investment equity firm KKR recently announced that it had acquired the company from ...
00:26, 07/04/2019

The uncanny parallels between the 76ers’ ‘Process’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans of both the NBA team and HBO were put through years of painstaking buildup, frequently involving hard-to-watch story lines, only to get a rushed, underwhelming payoff. At least so far....
19:13, 05/13/2019

The uncanny parallels between the 76ers’ Process and ‘Game of Thrones’ Fans of both the NBA team and HBO were put through years of painstaking buildup, frequently involving hard-to-watch story lines, only to get a rushed, underwhelming payoff. At least so far....
02:52, 05/14/2019

A somewhat clunky DuckTales parallels Della and Donald to mixed results I don’t know if I buy “The Golden Spear’s” throughline–that Penumbra is basically another version of Donald. It’s one of many throughlines that get tossed around here, the main one being the overall contrast between how Della takes in the chaotic, ad...
23:52, 05/10/2019

A lot of parallels: Elway has long been Lynch's idol, mentor NFL general managers and longtime friends John Elway and John Lynch cross paths again when Broncos and 49ers hold joint practices in advance of preseason game       ...
22:39, 08/18/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Meghan Markle parallels Pippa Middleton, but they don't get along, royal expert claims Meghan Markle and Pippa Middleton share loves for cooking, athletics and general wellness, but don't expect the Duchess of Sussex to pal around with Kate Middleton's famous younger sister, a royal expert claims....
20:00, 07/22/2019

Former White House counsel Dean describes parallels between Trump and Nixon The president slammed the former White House counsel whose 1973 testimony was key to Nixon’s resignation. “John Dean’s been a loser for many years,” Trump said....
01:52, 06/11/2019

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 10, suggesting that a new device is advisable and ...
09:52, 05/02/2019

Watergate figure John Dean sees 'parallels' between Nixon, Trump scandals John Dean told Congress that he sees "remarkable parallels" between former President Richard Nixon's actions during Watergate and those of President Donald Trump according to the Mueller report....
01:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on S...
17:13, 06/08/2019

'View' co-host touts John Dean's 'parallels' between Trump and Nixon scandals: 'Exactly the same' The House Judiciary Committee was right to hear testimony from John Dean, who served as White House counsel under former President Richard Nixon, as the Watergate scandal bore many similarities to the Russia investigation, "View" co-host Sunny Hostin...
21:52, 06/11/2019

Ex-Nixon aide John Dean testifies on Watergate-Russia ‘parallels,’ as GOP mocks appearance John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon implicated in the Watergate scandal, testified Monday that he sees “remarkable parallels” between Watergate and what is in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report about President Trump -- as ...
23:39, 06/10/2019

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, which was on my last two computers. What would you sug...
10:26, 06/06/2019

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 to function. This is especially true of operating s...
20:00, 06/21/2019

iTunes is dead, long live Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts iTunes' time is up. At WWDC 2019, Apple revealed that it will be winding down the iconic music platform after 18 years of music downloads, storage, and streaming, in favor of its newer apps Apple Music, Apple TV and Apple Podcasts.Going by what ...
01:26, 06/04/2019

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 powerful components, they’re among the best 2-...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Report: Apple Is Pouring Over $6 Billion Into Apple TV+, Including Nine Figures on The Morning Show Apple’s budget for its forthcoming streaming service—previously reported to be around $1 billion, give or take—has exploded to $6 billion, according to a Monday report in the Financial Times.Read more......
15:52, 08/20/2019

Best Buy debuts Apple shopping event with deals on iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch Best Buy and Apple have teamed up to offer customers great deals on various products launched by the Cupertino-based company. Be it smartwatches, tablets, smartphones or headphones, Best Buy now offers discounts on many of these Apple devices.But fir...
16:13, 05/06/2019

An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look YouTube/Bob Burrough Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough spent seven years working under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. Burrough uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in January, in which he introduced a new kind of iPhone interface that responds to your...
02:26, 07/22/2019

Case renders for Apple iPhone 11 Max show that Apple might have made an important decision Earlier this month, we showed you images of Olixar's camera protectors for the Apple iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max and iPhone 11R. Posted on MobileFun's website, the accessories dovetailed with some information about the rear cameras on the 2019 iPhones t...
02:26, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Apple, Goldman Sachs start issuing Apple Cards to consumers Apple Inc and Goldman Sachs Group Inc rolled out a virtual credit card on Tuesday, which will help the iPhone maker diversify from device sales and also build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Apple launches Apple TV app with HBO subscription channel to watch Game of Thrones offline The freshly designed Apple TV app for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV box is meant to help you more easily find TV shows and movies you want to watch.        ...
20:26, 05/13/2019

Apple, Goldman Sachs start issuing Apple Cards to consumers Apple Inc rolled out its virtual credit card on Tuesday, working with bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc on the new iPhone add-on that may help Apple diversify from device sales and build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business....
13:00, 08/06/2019

Patent received by Apple could lead to a cool new feature for the Apple Watch The Apple Watch can do many things. It can monitor your physical activities, track your heart rate and even make sure that your heart is beating normally. But one thing it can not do is take pictures; after all, the device does not have a camera. But...
04:26, 06/26/2019

The best Apple Watch bands: our pick of the great Apple wearable straps One of our favorite things about the Apple Watch is the choice of straps or bands: you can move from fitness to work to something more fun for a night out with a few quick moves. There’s a huge choice out there, so how do you find the best App...
17:52, 05/01/2019

Apple CEO Cook explains how Apple obtains innovative new features for the iPhone For those who say that Apple should be using its vast wealth to buy other companies and perhaps bring some new innovations to its products (like, say, the iPhone), CEO Tim Cook has an answer. The executive told CNBC that Apple buys a company every tw...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Apple CEO Cook doesn't expect China to seek revenge against Apple In the immediate aftermath of Huawei's placement on the U.S. Entity List, there were questions about whether China would retaliate against U.S. companies; after all, being out on the list means that Huawei cannot source parts, components, and softwar...
20:39, 06/05/2019

Apple adds Macs, Watches, and Apple TVs to $1 million bug bounty program Apple has paid researchers to protect iPhones and iPads from mass security exploits for three years, and now it's ready to pay for Mac, Watch, and TV bugs.Read More...
23:00, 08/08/2019

Save 50% On Apple's Official Apple Watch Bands, In the Colors of Your Choice Low key the best part aspect of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to swap out bands at will. It takes about five seconds, so you can pop a new one on to match your outfit or your activity of choice....
17:00, 07/11/2019

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, Apple Pay support is now available in iTunes, App S...
11:52, 05/15/2019

A new leak suggests the next Apple Watch will be the first to come in titanium, just like the Apple Card (AAPL) Hollis Johnson Apple may release a new version of the Apple Watch that comes in ceramic and titanium casing options, according to iHelp BR. Apple previously sold a premium ceramic version of the Apple Watch, but that model has been discontinued. It ...
15:26, 08/20/2019

Check Out Apple's Ridiculous Patent for Adding a Camera to the Apple Watch Since its launch back in 2015, Apple has been steadily adding new sensors and features to the Apple Watch. The first model had a built-in heart rate sensor, the Apple Watch Series 2 tacked on GPS, while the Series 3 was the first version to feature t...
21:39, 06/25/2019

Apple preps iPad Apple Card app for August launch, ends Barclays rewards Apple has heavily promoted its upcoming credit card's iPhone integration, but code in iOS 12.4 and new terms and conditions suggest iPad support, as well.Read More...
18:52, 08/02/2019

Apple Watch first-year sales were a failure: 10 million units sold, while Apple had planned for 40 mil Jony Ive, the famed Apple designer behind iconic products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, is leaving the company and his departure seems to have opened a can of worms, stirring suspicion that Apple's design team is left dispirited and the company is ...
17:13, 07/01/2019

An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details Ahead of the anticipated unveiling next month of the Apple Watch Series 5 models, the highly-regarded Apple analyst who’s almost never wrong is out with a new research note disclosing that the iPhone maker will stick with OLED display technolog...
09:39, 08/17/2019

Apple just took a direct shot at Google and Facebook with a new service called 'Sign in with Apple' (AAPL) Apple Apple introduced a new sign-in service called "Sign in with Apple" at its WWDC keynote on Monday. The new service is a direct shot at Google and Facebook, which offer similar services but sell your personal information to advertisers and third...
21:52, 06/03/2019

WWDC 2019: Apple announces 'Sign in with Apple' feature, Cook says aim is to advance privacy protections Apple's new third-party login system will focus on user privacy, preventing user tracking. Tim Cook tells CBS News the move isn't about battling Google and Facebook, but advancing privacy....
03:00, 06/04/2019

Apple Said to Target November Launch for Apple TV+, Weigh $9.99 Price Apple plans to roll out the Apple TV+ movie and TV subscription service by November, part of a drive to reach $50 billion in service sales by 2020, Bloomberg reports....
22:13, 08/20/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.4 and watchOS 5.3 ahead of Apple Card launch Apple's 2018 operating systems for iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch are likely seeing their final point releases ahead of major updates this fall.Read More...
00:39, 07/23/2019

Apple has some exciting surprises in store for the Apple Watch Series 5 As is typically the case, Apple’s new trio of iPhone models will likely garner the lion’s share of attention at the company’s upcoming fall media event. That said, it’s not as if Apple’s fall event — which will lik...
16:39, 08/20/2019

Apple has apparently decided to make Apple TV+ the anti-Netflix So many times in tech and even general business journalism, the tendency is to pit a new thing against its closest rival. To measure everything as a kind of tit-for-tat, binary comparison in which one company, product or service wins, and the other d...
19:13, 07/01/2019

| Apple shows off Apple TV+ video service, taking on Netflix The service, called Apple Arcade, will be integrated into the App Store and will include more than 100 games exclusive to the service and Apple’s platform....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.4 with potential software support for Apple Card While iOS 13 is right around the corner with a ton of new features, it isn’t quite ready just yet. Apple has just released iOS 12.4, a new stable update. There aren’t many radical changes, but this is the first version that theoretically suppor...
22:39, 07/22/2019

Apple memo says it will replace some Apple Watch series 3 units with something better If you have an Apple Watch series 3 model that needs to be replaced by Apple, you might be in luck. According to 9to5Mac, the company is apparently running low on the 2017 version of its timepiece; as a result, some Apple customers expecting a brand ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Why Apple gave up on its 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition It turns out not many people want to buy a $10,000 plus version of the Apple Watch.According Bloomberg's new profile of Apple's Jeff Williams - one of the major driving forces behind the Apple Watch from 2013 until now - the company only so...
11:00, 07/24/2019

Apple Card, Apple's latest product, is coming next month Apple CEO Tim Cook said on the company's fiscal third-quarter earnings call that the Apple Card, Apple's entry into the credit card business, would launch next month....
20:26, 07/31/2019

Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt...
00:00, 05/15/2019

The Apple Card is the product that finally killed the Apple fan in me Well, it’s happened. Apple is no longer a creator of attractive goods and services you want in your life, now it’s officially a financial institution following profit at all costs, wooo! Join me in giving a round of applause to the product that kille...
15:26, 08/07/2019

Apple is now selling the AirPower, basically, only it’s not made by Apple The mophie 3-in-1 mat with AirPods, an Apple Watch, and an iPhone on it. [credit: Apple ] Remember AirPower? You'd be forgiven if the answer...
00:13, 08/10/2019

Apple customer details how he took Apple to court twice – and won both times One of the great things about purchasing a Mac — or any Apple product, for that matter — is that problems can easily be diagnosed and fixed simply by taking it to a nearby Apple store. Indeed, most every Apple product comes with a limited...
03:39, 07/24/2019

Apple cookbook: apple flapjacks recipe An easy and tasty treat to grab on the go, these apple flapjacks have a gooey apple sauce centre that starts to melt into the oats, making them deliciously soft in the middle....
20:01, 08/13/2019

Would you pay Netflix pricing for Apple TV+? That’s what Apple’s leaning toward  On the same day that Apple decided to release a trailer for what will be one of the higher-profile shows launching soon via its Apple TV+ service (The Morning Show), the price Apple is reportedly weighing for its forthcoming Netflix rival has also be...
04:00, 08/20/2019

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 is worth buying their kids. That’s rarely the case...
21:39, 06/19/2019

This is our first look at the new Xbox app on Windows 10 Windows 10 users – or at least those on the very latest version of the operating system – can now install the beta version of Microsoft’s revamped Xbox app.You can grab the freshly overhauled app by heading to the Microsoft Store...
14:39, 06/10/2019

Apple launches Apple TV app with HBO subscription channel to watch 'Game of Thrones' offline The freshly designed Apple TV app for the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV box is meant to help you more easily find TV shows and movies you want to watch.        ...
00:13, 05/14/2019

Apple Man Has Words For Non-Apple Men and Women Apple and CEO Tim Cook have always branded the company as fundamentally different from its competitors on privacy. iOS devices collect and use less data on their users than companies like Google and are generally considered more secure than their An...
03:52, 06/17/2019

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 assistant for Windows 10, Cortana, thinking it would fu...
06:39, 06/29/2019

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. On top of that, 5G mobile hotspots are already a...
13:13, 05/27/2019

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 to reply to messages, check notifications, and op...
20:39, 07/03/2019

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 HoloLens?Even though Microsoft has made HoloLens 2 ava...
00:26, 06/26/2019

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) quirks is an issue that prevents your computer from shu...
19:39, 06/25/2019

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....
21:26, 04/28/2019

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 Apple shows hints of being more cross-platform-fri...
22:52, 06/15/2019

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....
02:52, 06/15/2019

Windows 10 May 2019 Update is now available – but only for some PCs We guessed that the May 2019 Update would be arriving this week, and Microsoft has indeed just kicked off the rollout of the next big upgrade for Windows 10.While the May 2019 Update is now officially available, Microsoft is taking what it describes ...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Best PDF readers for Windows of 2019 Adobe created the PDF (Portable Document File) in the early 1990's. The aim was to provide an easy way to send, receive, and read documents that could contain text, images, tables, charts, and other data - without being limited by the operating ...
17:39, 06/13/2019

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 cetera. And while you can probably just pull it up in...
22:39, 07/09/2019

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, Microsoft is putting out weird teasers, and Volkswagen is...
22:26, 07/03/2019

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 buy it." That's a bold statement. However, the...
16:26, 08/15/2019

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 your computer from Apple to use macOS (pretty muc...
17:52, 08/13/2019

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 digital license, and there's no evidence that the ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

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....
14:39, 06/03/2019

Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability revealed, with more to come Windows 10 has another zero-day vulnerability, as discovered by a security researcher who specializes in finding bugs in Microsoft’s operating system – and has previously publicly outed them without warning before.The unpatched vulnerab...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will....
02:52, 06/05/2019

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 days) when it’s pretty outside and you’d rather b...
02:13, 05/08/2019

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?...
18:26, 04/28/2019

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 companies to make their case, which appears to be what A...
21:13, 05/07/2019

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 for adding to presentations due to the increased sup...
14:39, 05/26/2019

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 take to prevent any possible infections from being...
15:00, 05/01/2019

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? They don’t want to install the OS on just one syste...
15:39, 06/28/2019

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 big factor was the windows. And after thinking abou...
22:00, 06/22/2019

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...
06:26, 06/13/2019

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 Store. And starting today, Windows 10 Insiders ar...
01:52, 07/27/2019

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 a considerably more powerful command line tool. Y...
21:26, 06/22/2019

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 Windows 10's update model in a pair of blog posts...
02:26, 07/25/2019

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....
18:00, 07/17/2019

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....
09:39, 07/08/2019

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 button, type in “Updates,” click on the “Check for ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

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 iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, thanks ...
00:26, 07/17/2019

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 listen to your commands directly from the lock scre...
17:26, 07/16/2019

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. Now its taking stock of its Xbox-branded services...
15:13, 06/05/2019

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 accessing your data until you pay your attacker. ...
01:13, 08/17/2019

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 after it had wiped every single other post from its pa...
15:52, 07/02/2019

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 bulletin that explains why you might be encountering...
23:39, 07/02/2019

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 start playing around with once the installation is fi...
17:26, 05/24/2019

iTunes is dead on Mac – but lives on in Windows Apple may have announced the death of iTunes as we know it, splitting it into three separate apps with the next version of macOS (Catalina), but what about the Windows app? Well, it seems this will remain unaffected.Apple informed Micah Singleton of ...
16:00, 06/04/2019

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). Both sites allow you to pick and choose apps you’d li...
02:26, 07/11/2019

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....
02:39, 07/11/2019

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 obvious ways to clean a Windows laptop, and both of them...
09:39, 07/11/2019

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 the best web applications around.For all these ben...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Windows 10 is now installed on 825 million devices Windows 10 is now active on over 825 million devices worldwide, according to internal documentation spotted by Thurrott.com.While Microsoft hasn’t released any official numbers regarding Windows 10’s install base recently – and l...
12:13, 05/13/2019

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 then install malware, steal data, compromise pass...
03:26, 08/10/2019

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 big news about Linux, and the first new iPhone ga...
17:26, 05/07/2019

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 10. (Apologies, Jack, for my ineluctable tendency...
10:52, 06/13/2019

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 install. Here are the pros and cons of each....
17:00, 06/25/2019

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: Jim Salter ...
22:52, 06/27/2019

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....
20:39, 06/10/2019

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....
02:13, 08/10/2019

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 May 2019 Update, version 1903, with both a long sp...
00:00, 05/22/2019

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 JOSE, Calif.—After much speculation and fanfare in...
02:26, 06/04/2019

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 different Cortana app.Windows Insiders are people...
15:39, 06/20/2019

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 Leap 15.1.The new version of the distro only emer...
16:39, 05/29/2019

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.While we don't know what possible problems n...
20:26, 07/23/2019

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 Windows 10 to shut down or enter sleep mode. Micro...
02:52, 06/26/2019

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 the Windows team has hijacked a functioning time ma...
03:39, 07/03/2019

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 released Canary channel preview builds of Edge for Win...
07:52, 06/20/2019

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...
20:52, 05/06/2019

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 with the Windows 10's May update.Once these ...
19:52, 04/28/2019

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 revealed in a recent issue of the Canadian militar...
20:00, 05/28/2019

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....
00:13, 07/24/2019

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-named Kano PC is housed in a central unit that is...
19:52, 06/19/2019

Windows 10 will get a built-in Linux kernel this summer The suddenly-cozy relationship between Linux and Windows is taking another step forward, as Microsoft announced in a blog post that it's going to ship a full Linux kernel in Windows 10. It will arrive first with Insider preview builds by the end...
09:39, 05/07/2019

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 system, Windows Hello.The certification is for the W...
23:00, 05/09/2019

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....
21:39, 07/30/2019

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 their devices using biometric information, is now...
18:26, 05/09/2019

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 Windows Update for Business policy change. There w...
15:26, 05/30/2019

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....
18:52, 06/18/2019

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 hear the 'wake word' (Alexa, Computer, o...
16:26, 05/07/2019

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 predecessors in nearly every way and has only gotten bett...
00:39, 05/30/2019

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....
18:00, 05/22/2019

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 solid-state variety, or SSD as they’re calle...
05:39, 08/15/2019

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 Windows 7 End of Life is set for January, 14 2020 and...
09:00, 05/21/2019

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....
15:26, 08/18/2019

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixebooks 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 Windows 10. The firmware was updated to give the Pixelbo...
01:26, 05/16/2019

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, only $19 from TNW Deals....
14:00, 07/10/2019

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 VPN connections.In an update to its support docume...
22:26, 07/02/2019

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......
01:26, 07/07/2019

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 watch out for....
20:13, 05/15/2019

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 now available to download....
00:52, 06/29/2019

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 Update is now running on 29.3% of PCs (as measured by ...
13:52, 04/30/2019

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 hurts to double-check....
11:13, 08/15/2019

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 ] On T...
14:00, 08/15/2019

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 apparently Microsoft wants to know how people feel a...
12:26, 06/05/2019

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 of Windows 10 is anything to go by.This is based o...
13:13, 05/20/2019

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 Things. To celebrate the return of the show -- set in...
19:26, 07/08/2019

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 mirror your phone’s notifications, which me...
05:00, 07/04/2019

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 message, as we received it: Microsoft and Netflix hav...
05:39, 07/09/2019

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 update or wait?...
21:13, 05/20/2019

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 streaming service to bring the world of the show to...
06:00, 07/09/2019

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....
22:00, 06/07/2019

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 latest major operating system (OS) revision: the Window...
21:26, 06/05/2019

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 Tablet PC wasn’t a remarkable success, it did in...
08:39, 05/15/2019

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 notifications so you can see them directly on your des...
22:26, 07/03/2019

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 unplugged (or indeed plugged in) during the process...
12:52, 06/26/2019

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 endeavor, generally requiring an A/V receiver and at...
00:26, 07/13/2019

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 systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with ...
00:13, 07/15/2019

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 Android notifications on your PC. If you allow apps ...
21:13, 04/28/2019

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....
23:26, 07/15/2019

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 Windows 10 back in 2017, and now it confirmed that...
10:39, 07/02/2019

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 new security update from Microsoft may break Blue...
23:39, 06/13/2019

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....
23:13, 06/26/2019

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’s a new introduction in the form of Arch Linux...
17:52, 05/14/2019

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 Windows 10 20H1, which will be the first major update ...
11:39, 05/03/2019

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 official debut of Microsoft's latest mobile OS - Win...
05:52, 08/08/2019

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 other third-party apps and plug-ins to open RAW i...
21:39, 07/11/2019

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 Release Preview distribution channel (and also to...
13:39, 05/02/2019

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......
16:00, 07/11/2019

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 or Google Play Store to find a third-party one. Bu...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Apple Watch sale: the Apple Watch Series 3 gets an $80 price cut at Walmart If you've had your eye on an Apple Watch, then now is a fantastic time to snag a deal. Walmart has the best-selling Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the Series 3 smartwa...
19:52, 04/28/2019

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 about passwords. That’s because Microsoft&rsq...
02:39, 05/10/2019

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...
23:26, 05/21/2019

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....
21:52, 05/21/2019

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 feature updates intelligently, and prevent unexpecte...
17:13, 07/24/2019

Zero-day defenses are a good reason why you need the latest version of Windows 10 A security expert at Microsoft has revealed some stats which show that more often than not, zero-day exploits fail to work against the very latest version of Windows.Or to look at it another way, if you aren’t running the latest version of Mic...
11:26, 07/24/2019

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......
14:52, 07/16/2019

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 unexpected updates....
02:13, 07/17/2019

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 a process you can do natively within the Windows 1...
19:26, 05/28/2019

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 features while you're playing. Invoke the Win-G key...
19:39, 05/22/2019

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 of Korea says the phone will have an exciting featu...
17:13, 06/26/2019

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. Only about 200 of the 600 Infinity titles will work w...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy Book S is a 2-in-1 Windows laptop that could soon be unleashed Another piece of evidence has emerged showing that Samsung seemingly has a new Windows 10 laptop in the pipeline, and apparently it will be part of the Galaxy Book range.Earlier this week, we reported on a device called the Galaxy Space which was rev...
16:13, 07/24/2019

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 hurdle in the near future. Microsoft has released ...
05:26, 07/16/2019

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....
15:13, 07/23/2019

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 patch a high-severity vulnerability. The software m...
23:26, 05/14/2019

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 vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisorie...
13:52, 05/23/2019

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 against a serious threat.The computing giant has ...
03:26, 05/15/2019

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....
00:13, 07/24/2019

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) for those running the October 2018 Update.The issue...
15:52, 05/16/2019

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 can do....
18:52, 06/23/2019

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....
18:00, 05/31/2019

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 command prompt directly to a folder (instead of having...
17:00, 05/15/2019

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 "passwordless" when logging into the operating system. Fl...
05:52, 07/11/2019

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....
13:39, 05/15/2019

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 apparent time-traveling social media blitz last week, w...
06:00, 07/09/2019

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 Microsoft account(s) on your device, meaning rather...
14:39, 07/11/2019

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....
18:39, 05/08/2019

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 rumored, the Galaxy Book S ships with a Qualcomm ...
02:39, 08/08/2019

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 one year from today. After this date, security fix...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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, either by using the dedicated upgrade and media ...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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.” Microsoft, then faced with an ascendant Apple and th...
08:39, 05/07/2019

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....
23:26, 06/02/2019

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....
19:40, 08/13/2019

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 10 won’t have to force their users to change passwo...
14:52, 06/03/2019

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 look to push the launch of a Linux kernel in Windows...
14:13, 05/07/2019

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....
15:26, 05/07/2019

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 to another without any user action in much the wa...
04:52, 08/14/2019

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 risk of having their systems taken over by an atta...
21:00, 08/10/2019

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 Windows-based machine, which will go on sale later this ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

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, but not so much on our PCs. I certainly don’t kno...
04:00, 06/15/2019

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 whopping 800 million devices, just in time for the end ...
19:13, 05/02/2019

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....
21:00, 08/08/2019

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 Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security'...
00:52, 06/18/2019

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’s biggest moneymakers, maybe the best collect...
01:39, 06/19/2019

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 transfer them to Windows 10 for future safekeeping? JakiT...
23:52, 08/08/2019

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 better with the update installed.This is because Win...
15:26, 06/13/2019

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....
15:00, 08/07/2019

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....
23:13, 08/01/2019

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 a company that specialises in management solution...
16:00, 06/21/2019

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 company’s monthly Patch Tuesday updates — affect all ...
16:00, 08/14/2019

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....
04:26, 08/20/2019

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....
15:52, 04/30/2019

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 you on. Bluekeep is a vulnerability that’s be...
01:13, 06/06/2019

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....
14:00, 05/01/2019

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, however, a developer has found a genuinely beneficial...
12:52, 07/26/2019

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 files by using Windows' right-click menu to "send" the...
10:26, 07/26/2019

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....
12:00, 08/15/2019

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-2019-0708, affects Windows Remote Desktop Services...
21:13, 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 the 2019 PC Gaming Show at E3.Creative head and ga...
22:39, 06/10/2019

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.Viveport is a an online store and subscription service fo...
21:13, 05/29/2019

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....
07:13, 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....
12:13, 06/01/2019

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....
10:13, 05/21/2019

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 your messaging apps, notifications, photos, and oth...
18:52, 08/19/2019

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....
01:13, 07/10/2019

Windows Mixed Reality headsets are disappearing from the Microsoft Store [Update: Microsoft has given official comment, which we've added to the article below – but there's still no word on whether these disappearing headsets will be returning to the store.]Microsoft may be having a change of heart when i...
14:52, 06/28/2019

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 change is the addition of a long-in-the-making ligh...
06:39, 05/22/2019

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 features as its predecessors, but there are still a few t...
03:13, 05/22/2019

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 Nvidia GPU to crash after the update was installed.....
21:13, 07/15/2019

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....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Chromium-based Edge (and Chrome) may get a better Incognito Mode on Windows 10 You’re likely aware that Chrome has an Incognito Mode, and Microsoft is seemingly planning to improve the level of privacy this gives web surfers in its fresh Chromium-powered take on the Edge browser. These improvements could also find their ...
17:39, 05/03/2019

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 feature releases, and the Windows 10 May 2019 Update th...
13:26, 07/02/2019

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, and the tech included in Preview Build 18917 (20...
08:52, 06/13/2019

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, iOS, PC, Roku, smart TVs, and even your web browser...
04:26, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows and try to storm legislature Protesters smashed the windows Hong Kong's legislature on Monday as they attempted to storm the building on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China....
09:39, 07/01/2019

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 much easier....
00:13, 06/11/2019

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 update if it was being held back due to one of these co...
00:52, 07/13/2019

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 to make the game even harder with a pop-up window t...
07:52, 06/11/2019

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 Images) On May 17, researchers at Tenable reveale...
22:52, 05/17/2019

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 Updates (ESU). Unlike previous after-life support opti...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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. Now, the Xbox Game Bar includes extra overl...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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. “’She just kept saying, ‘You’re...
01:00, 05/18/2019

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 uses a one-time code delivered over SMS as its pri...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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 Windows 7 holdouts to migrate....
18:52, 08/16/2019

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 "last" version of Windows, Microsoft is using the majo...
13:39, 05/02/2019

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....
00:26, 07/02/2019

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 could allow "wormable" malware that spreads from....
00:00, 05/15/2019

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 income was up 25 percent to $10.3 billion, net incom...
13:39, 05/02/2019

Windows 10 preview gets DTS Sound Unbound to revolutionize your boring old headphones Windows 10 has introduced support for DTS:X and more immersive audio for movies and games, while bringing quality surround sound to stereo headphones – although this is all still in testing.This functionality is delivered by the DTS Sound Unbo...
13:26, 08/09/2019

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 to worry that their system might be seriously bro...
14:13, 06/17/2019

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 Windows UI, but thankfully the button isn’t go...
23:00, 07/24/2019

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,......
15:26, 06/17/2019

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've stumbled upon a problem in a pre-release build,...
07:52, 06/20/2019

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 10 May 2019 Update is yet another part of Microsof...
23:00, 05/06/2019

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 launched for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, it didn ...
14:13, 07/19/2019

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) feature.The results of that survey could mean a new look...
12:00, 07/25/2019

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....
22:00, 06/18/2019

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....
18:39, 05/28/2019

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....
03:39, 06/19/2019

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 subscription service to the PC. The new expansion of the...
15:52, 05/30/2019

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 also took the time to remind those still using the ...
15:13, 06/19/2019

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....
09:26, 05/08/2019

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, while next year the developer will no longer sup...
04:39, 05/09/2019

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 how to respond if an unwanted update appears on y...
17:13, 07/24/2019

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 certain older Intel drivers.As Microsoft explains, ther...
10:26, 07/26/2019

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 with Cortana.Build 18945 has been released to tester...
21:00, 07/28/2019

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 from before, it still sent shockwaves through the in...
06:00, 05/24/2019

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....
15:26, 06/23/2019

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...
07:01, 07/27/2019

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....
22:13, 05/07/2019

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 Alexa solely through your voice, whether or not the ...
05:26, 05/07/2019

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Apple Watch 3 that's currently on sale for $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Apple Watch deal: get the Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $199 If you've been holding out and waiting for a discount on the Apple Watch 3 , then now is the perfect time to snag a fantastic deal. Walmart has slashed the price down to $199 on the Apple Watch Series 3. That's an $80 discount and the lowes...
22:52, 05/03/2019

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm on sale for just $199. That's an $80 discount and the lowest price we've found for the se...
21:13, 05/29/2019

Apple CEO Says Doesn't See China Targeting Apple in US-China Trade War Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company's products have managed to escape the fallout of President Donald Trump's trade war against China and he thinks it would remain that way....
18:13, 06/05/2019

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 Martin Brinkmann of Ghacks noted on Wednesday, the latest security updates for a varie...
00:13, 06/13/2019

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 substantial issues have cropped up for Windows us...
21:39, 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....
19:13, 05/06/2019

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 and Italy—three powerhouse economies—p...
17:00, 05/28/2019

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 so in the past year. Technical details of the vul...
12:00, 05/23/2019

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...
09:13, 08/01/2019

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...
17:26, 05/09/2019

Windows 10 serves up more update pain with a side order of random reboots Windows 10 has hit more trouble, with the latest (August) cumulative update for PCs running the May 2019 Update apparently failing to install in some cases – with other worrying problems popping up, too, including random reboots.The cumulative...
17:13, 08/16/2019

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 out that that ain't the half of it. The current W...
23:13, 05/06/2019

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...
14:00, 07/11/2019

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 some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
08:00, 06/24/2019

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.        ...
22:00, 05/06/2019

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 some great decisions over the years. At an event held...
23:26, 06/23/2019

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 to address issues found by GPZ, after which the fl...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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 deems Windows Hello a secure authenticator. Now, user...
18:13, 05/09/2019

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 its VMware Inc unit....
03:13, 05/31/2019

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....
21:39, 05/14/2019

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

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 political turmoil....
10:52, 07/01/2019

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 Microsoft giving digital assistants like Amazon’s...
12:26, 07/16/2019

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-replicating attacks as destructive as the 2017 WannaCry at...
23:26, 05/31/2019

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 the Chromium code means that when you’re lo...
16:13, 07/18/2019

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....
01:26, 05/04/2019

'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....
14:26, 05/27/2019

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 Hall of Fame. The award recognizes Solitaire's role ...
21:39, 05/03/2019

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...
06:13, 07/04/2019

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 change is a completely redesigned Start menu that...
01:13, 07/25/2019

| 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 the city further into crisis....
21:00, 07/01/2019

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 multiplayer titles with online.The Game Bar is a compact ov...
11:26, 05/14/2019

'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" update will roll out across PlayStation VR, Oculus Rif...
17:13, 06/25/2019

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 left wondering if Microsoft will follow suit and ...
13:13, 05/20/2019

McAfee joins Sophos, Avira, Avast—the latest Windows update breaks them all Enlarge / A colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an Ebola virus virion. (Cynthia Goldsmith) (credit: CDC) The most recent Windows patch, released April 9, seems to have done something (still to be determined) that's causing problems ...
12:52, 05/02/2019

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 missed a tweet teasing the imminent arrival of the &ld...
06:13, 07/03/2019

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 upgrade drama as 2020 approaches....
23:13, 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 last year's Windows 10, the new update could instal...
03:26, 05/22/2019

New Windows hack warning: Patch Intel systems now to block SWAPGSAttack exploits Researchers detail hardware vulnerability that bypasses mitigations against Spectre and Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities on Windows systems - and impacts all systems using Intel processors manufactured since 2012....
03:00, 08/07/2019

Windows 10 preview refines search and adds GPU temps reading to Task Manager Windows 10 has been graced with a new preview build for the update due to land in the first half of 2020, and this is the first release which has introduced a lot of changes, albeit none of them are major new features.The highlights for build 18963 (...
22:39, 08/17/2019

Windows Quietly Patches Bug That Could Reverse Meltdown, Spectre Fixes for Intel CPUs Microsoft has fixed a “serious security flaw in Intel processors” that threatened to undo both companies’ work patching the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, Tom’s Guide reported on Tuesday.Read more......
07:26, 08/07/2019

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....
00:39, 05/15/2019

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found nearby....
11:00, 05/27/2019

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....
20:00, 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...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Star Wars v. Matrix, Santana v. Smash Mouth, and Y2K panic: 21 windows into 1999 The HBO revolution was already underway in January of 1999, but the gulf between Sex And The City and Oz and earlier, cruder “It’s not TV, it’s HBO” originals like Arli$$ widened permanently when Tony Soprano met Dr. Jennifer Melfi. What followed cha...
18:39, 08/08/2019

Hong Kong: Opponents to crime bill fight police, smash windows Activists opposed to a proposed Hong Kong law allowing extraditions to China stormed into the Legislative Council building Monday, vandalizing the central chamber before police could break up the protest....
02:39, 07/02/2019

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....
23:26, 07/15/2019

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
07:00, 08/18/2019

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....
00:52, 07/11/2019

Microsoft's newest Windows 10 20H1 test build tweaks network status page Microsoft's latest Fast Ring test build for Windows 10 adds a few minor updates and brings the standalone Cortana app and updated Calculator app to more testers....
02:13, 08/08/2019

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....
02:13, 07/17/2019

Chelsea transfer ban explained: Why have Fifa blocked signings for two windows? Will they be allowed to sell players? 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....
15:26, 06/23/2019

Silent Windows update patched side channel that leaked data from Intel CPUs Enlarge / An uncovered Intel Core i5-3210M (BGA) inside of a laptop. (credit: Köf3) Microsoft last month pushed a silent update that mitigated a serious vulnerability in all CPUs Intel has introduced since 2012, researchers who discovered the flaw ...
15:00, 08/07/2019

Report: Election Systems Across Country Still Rely on Windows 7, Which Loses Free Support Next Year Amid growing concern about the vulnerability of the U.S. election system to hackers, Pennsylvania told election officials they had to upgrade their machines last year. But according to a Saturday report in the Associated Press, though some 60 percent...
05:26, 07/14/2019

Tension runs high as Hong Kong protesters smash windows ahead of handover rally Protesters tried to storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule on Monday, using a metal trolley and poles to smash windows amid anger over planned legislation that would allow extraditions to China....
10:52, 07/01/2019

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...
10:39, 08/18/2019

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....
21:13, 07/26/2019

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorit...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Your reaction to my hellish SSD upgrade proves that Windows 10 has a serious storage upgrade problem Earlier this week, I told you how installing an SSD in an old Windows 10 laptop has been the best and worst upgrade I’ve ever done. It was the best because the SSD gave that older machine a second life, and everything is now a lot faster than b...
08:39, 08/18/2019

Tornadoes roar through nation: 'All the windows exploded, it was just chaos' A wide swath of the nation was bracing this week for damaging wind gusts, hail and tornadoes as communities woke up to damage from the last round.        ...
23:13, 05/19/2019

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....
15:26, 05/09/2019

Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black - Nintendo Switch Qingta Wireless Game Controller Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle Black - Nintendo Switch...
21:39, 06/20/2019

Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black Qingta Wireless Game Controller for Nintendo Switch Rechargeable Gamepad Support PC (Windows 7/8/10) Mac and Android with LED Light Portable Gaming Joystick Handle black...
14:26, 06/22/2019

New Zealand coach Gary Stead was cleaning Lord's windows 29 years ago... now he's in a World Cup final Twenty-nine years ago, Gary Stead was cleaning the windows of the Lord's Pavilion as part of his work on the MCC groundstaff. Now he is back, sat on the away balcony as coach of New Zealand in Sunday's World Cup final against hosts England....
16:52, 07/12/2019

Windows 10’s Xbox Console Companion is the new way for PCs to interact with Xbox Microsoft is overhauling the Xbox app in Windows 10 in preparation for what the company claims will be “a new desktop experience”.The biggest change is the name – the app will now be called the Xbox Console Companion, and a messa...
13:26, 06/05/2019

Keychron K1 Ultra-Thin RGB Wireless Bluetooth/USB Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, RGB LED Backlit Low Profile Blue Switches for Mac Windows, 87 Keys N-Key Rollover Black, Version 2 Keychron K1 Ultra-Thin RGB Wireless Bluetooth/USB Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, RGB LED Backlit Low Profile Blue Switches for Mac Windows, 87 Keys N-Key Rollover Black, Version 2...
22:52, 07/02/2019

Redragon K550W Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Wrist Rest and Volume Control, 131 Key RGB LED Illuminated Backlit Yama, Programmable Macro Keys, USB Passthrough for Windows PC Games - White Redragon K550W Gaming Mechanical Keyboard with Wrist Rest and Volume Control, 131 Key RGB LED Illuminated Backlit Yama, Programmable Macro Keys, USB Passthrough for Windows PC Games - White...
23:39, 07/15/2019

Apple Watch 3 vs Apple Watch 4: which wearable is for you? If you’re after an Apple Watch, then chances are you’re considering the Apple Watch 4 or the Apple Watch 3. Both are still sold by Apple and they look superficially similar.However, there are a number of differences between them. So to ...
16:26, 06/22/2019

Mechanical Keyboard 87 Keys Small Compact Multicolour Backlit -Anivia MK1 Wired USB Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switches, Metal Construction, Water Resistant for Windows PC Laptop Game Mechanical Keyboard 87 Keys Small Compact Multicolour Backlit -Anivia MK1 Wired USB Gaming Keyboard with Blue Switches, Metal Construction, Water Resistant for Windows PC Laptop Game...
14:39, 08/18/2019

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....
00:26, 07/02/2019

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 reflect the new cross-platform nature, the suite is al...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Wireless Controller for SNES Classic Edition/NES Classic Edition, Gamepad with USB Wireless Receiver Can Play with Windows,iOS,Liunx,Android Device (2 Packs) by ipremium Wireless Controller for SNES Classic Edition/NES Classic Edition, Gamepad with USB Wireless Receiver Can Play with Windows,iOS,Liunx,Android Device (2 Packs) by ipremium...
03:39, 05/08/2019

It's the end of an era for Apple When Jony Ive first met Steve Jobs, Ive expected to be fired. Jobs, who had just made his triumphant return to Apple, was in the process of slashing the company's bloated product line to focus the company for the future. Thousands of employees were l...
22:39, 06/28/2019

Sure Apple, Whatever Apple still hasn’t set an official day for its annual fall product launch event (aka iPhone Day), but that hasn’t stopped leaks and rumors from shedding light on what we might see some time in early September. Read more......
22:52, 08/14/2019

Is the New Mac Pro Worth the Apple Tax? The Mac Pro is a statement. With a vented case that calls to mind a kitchen tool, it’s a homage to and advancement of the Power Mac G5 that fans affectionately likened to a cheese grater. Sporting a current generation Xeon processor, it’s an Apple de...
00:13, 06/05/2019

Apple could be done with iTunes If you have some time this weekend, maybe open up iTunes and double check your MP3 tags again, just for old-times sake. On Monday Apple's WWDC 2019 event starts with a keynote, and as we've heard before, it could mark a final shift away fro...
02:13, 06/01/2019

Apple Card Is Now Available for Everyone After a few weeks of dribbling out applications to excited waitlisters, Apple’s new credit card is now available to all U.S. iOS users. The card offers a digital-first experience via Apple Wallet and Apple Pay, with a sleek physical card that doesn’t...
03:00, 08/21/2019

Apple's new Mac Pro: You win some, you lose some. But mostly, you win Did Apple go terribly wrong with the new Mac Pro? We look at our previous concerns and explore how they stand up to Apple's announcement of new high-end hardware at WWDC....
14:13, 06/04/2019

Apple TV+ Just Might Fuck After All Well, well, well. It appears Apple has finally addressed those pesky rumors that the company’s executives are meddling in the script writing of its streaming platform offerings. And listen up gang, some of this stuff is (at least by the company’s sta...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Should Apple buy Netflix? Apple does not have a premium video service of any size. It needs to take market share from Hulu, Amazon Prime, or Netflix.       ...
13:26, 07/26/2019

Get an Apple Watch for $200 Right Now Amazon is currently running a big sale on Apple Watches. The sale includes numerous models from Apple Watch Series 3 and 4—including both GPS-only and cellular versions—at some of the steepest discounts we’ve ever seen for many of these smartwatches....
23:26, 05/17/2019

Maybe Apple Will Be Better Off Without Jony Ive Gossipy new accounts about Jony Ive’s final months at Apple have been rolling in since news of his departure broke last week, and boy does it seem like he was sick of working at Apple. As the company struggles to invent new products and slow-motion t...
23:52, 07/01/2019

Apple’s Sidecar just really *gets* me, you know? With the rollout of Apple’s public beta software previews of macOS and the new iPadOS, I’ve finally been able to experience first-hand Sidecar, the feature that lets you use an iPad as an external display for your Mac. This is something ...
20:39, 06/28/2019

Did Apple fix its Mac Pro problem? Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components and parts that make our favorite tech better. This week, we're talking about Apple's new Mac Pro, an insanely powerful new computer that's al...
17:39, 07/01/2019

I wish Apple would whole-ass its new MacBooks I understand why Apple doesn’t pay as much attention to its Macbooks as it used to. Its iPhone sales are strong (accounting for 53 percent of the company’s total revenue) and its services arm is on the rise. The big money isn’t in laptops any more. D...
19:26, 07/10/2019

Can Apple be better now Jony Ive is gone? Now that Jony Ive has left the position as Apple's Chief Design Officer, can the company now start making products that are not only beautiful, but also reliable and repairable?...
18:00, 07/10/2019

An apple a day might actually keep the doctor away You’ve heard the saying “an apple a day will keep the doctor away.” But a new study suggests it may also help you live longer. Australian researchers followed over 53 thousand Danes for 23 years, while studying their dietary habits. Those who regular...
14:52, 08/14/2019

LETTON K1 Gaming Keyboard Mouse Combo, RGB LED Backlit 104 Keys USB Wired Ergonomic Wrist Rest Keyboard, Gaming Mouse for Windows PC Gamer - [Keyboard Mouse Set] LETTON K1 Gaming Keyboard Mouse Combo, RGB LED Backlit 104 Keys USB Wired Ergonomic Wrist Rest Keyboard, Gaming Mouse for Windows PC Gamer - [Keyboard Mouse Set]...
02:13, 06/30/2019

Three big iPhone problems Apple might not be able to fix Even Apple, with hundreds of billions in the bank and billions more rolling in every quarter, there are some problems that the company is finding hard to solve....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Our first-look photos of Apple’s new Mac Pro and the Pro Display XDR Enlarge / Okay, from this angle, it really does look like an ultra-shiny cheese grater. (credit: Samuel Axon) SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple introduced two very expensive pieces of pro-targeted hardware: the Mac Pro, and the Pro Display XDR. While w...
04:52, 06/04/2019

Everything Apple Announced Today It’s not uncommon for Apple’s annual developer conference to start a little sleepily. That was not the case today, as Tim Cook and friends made significant announcements including the death of a legendary app and the birth of a brand new computer. It...
02:26, 06/04/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro vs Apple iPhone XR The OnePlus 7 Pro was just recently released as one of the fancier high-end smartphones of the year, and it's safe to say that what makes it so appealing is the unique mixture of exotic features and reasonable price.While Apple and Samsung were quick...
01:39, 06/07/2019

Apple's new Logic Pro X is built for the Mac Pro Apple boasted that the redesigned Mac Pro could easily handle the most demanding audio editing tasks, and now the software is ready for it. The tech firm has updated its Logic Pro X music editing app to support the new workstation's many cores, ...
23:39, 06/13/2019

It’s really real: Apple unveils the all-new Mac Pro Behold, the new Mac Pro. [credit: Apple ] SAN JOSE, Calif.—Today, Apple announced a new Mac Pro desktop computer—the first new product in th...
01:13, 06/04/2019

Do you think we will see a change now that Jony Ive is gone from Apple? The big news this weekend was Jony Ive leaving Apple. The Chief Design Officer who gave us so many iconic products in the past. He’s not entirely gone, or at least that’s what we are told. Sir Ive will go on to run his own design company LoveFrom, wh...
17:13, 07/01/2019

Apple isn’t really ‘killing’ iTunes – here’s what’s going on Apple made it official today, during the iPhone maker’s annual developer conference in San Jose. After 18 years, the company is finally breaking up the iconic entertainment hub known as the iTunes Store that had been the gateway to, first, musi...
05:13, 06/04/2019

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic's Karen Roby asks ZDNet's Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it's feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products....
21:26, 05/31/2019

DoJ antitrust investigation could look into Apple too Late on Friday, reports surfaced that the Department of Justice is preparing an antitrust probe into Google's business practices, and additional reports over the weekend revealed enforcement agencies reshuffling their oversight of "Big Tech." No...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Apple is trying to make web ads truly private Apple's privacy push is extending to an area where you might not expect it: web ad tracking. The company's John Wilander has outlined a new system, Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, that would help marketers track the success of ads...
17:39, 05/22/2019

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 with several key bug fixes On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes to correct bugs related to iMessage as well as maki...
21:26, 05/24/2019

Samsung and Apple can't keep up with OnePlus The OnePlus 7 Pro is a great phone all around, but the area where it truly shines is speed: use it for just a short while, and you will notice that this phone sets a new standard for performance and fluidity. This is due to OnePlus focusing on two fu...
18:52, 06/25/2019

iOS 13 on the iPhone: Here's what Apple needs to fix urgently While users love it when Apple crams more features into iOS, the platform is now getting to the stage when it could do with a spring clean, and tidy up some of the older legacy stuff....
18:26, 06/01/2019

You can get 10% off the new Apple AirPods at Amazon Apple is notorious for rarely discounting its products, and its true wireless AirPods are no exception – particularly as they've been given a recent upgrade in the form of the AirPods (2019). That's why we were surprised to see ...
17:13, 06/28/2019

Jony Ive is leaving Apple Apple today announced that Jony Ive, its chief design officer, will soon depart for greener pastures. Ive, according to a press release, plans to start his own company though he will continue to work with Apple on a range of projects. No further deta...
02:26, 06/28/2019

Can Apple compete on privacy? Apple's has revved up its focus on privacy both in its products and marketing. Given today's mature smartphone market, though, the company may see greater benefit from its stance beyond today's consumers and devices....
22:13, 06/28/2019

Apple is killing off iTunes at last After years of all-purpose clunkiness, computer crashes, unwanted U2 albums, and the occasional experience of actually listening to and enjoying some music, Apple has confirmed that it’s finally putting its fabled iTunes media program out to pasture....
22:00, 06/01/2019

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Apple’s in Top 3 in smartglasses … with no product HoloLens and Magic Leap should be happy about their support today, but Apple could get a whole lot of love from the industry if it chooses to take them on.Read More...
01:13, 05/27/2019

Apple will be fine without Jony Ive You could smell the hysteria at the news. Where will Apple, a company famous for its commitment to design and its famous designer, go from here? Sir Jonathan Ive's departure, however, may be less of a catastrophe than some think. What if, actual...
00:52, 06/29/2019

Apple introduces iPadOS with new UI and much more With WWDC 2019 finally upon us, Apple is at long last ready to reveal all of the software refinements, improvements, and new features it’s been working on for the last year. As in previous years, Apple at WWDC will introduce notable updates acr...
23:39, 06/03/2019

Apple finally reveals the new Mac Pro Apple's been teasing a redesigned Mac Pro for years now -- in fact, it's been well over a year since the company said it would be shipping the computer at some point during 2019 after originally promising it would arrive in 2018. Well, toda...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Apple Card Apple is rolling out its much sought-after credit card to select users today. The company said the card, issued in partnership with Goldman Sachs, will be made available to all iPhone users in the US later this month. Users will have to apply for the...
19:52, 08/06/2019

Here's How to Opt Out of Arbitration on the Apple Card After getting announced earlier this spring, Apple is finally starting to invite customers to try out its new credit card this week. And while the Apple Card’s rewards aren’t all the impressive compared to high-end cards from Chase and Citi, for anyo...
21:26, 08/08/2019

Hating the Fed Is as American as Apple Pie When President Trump complains about the Federal Reserve, he’s taking part in a tradition of central-bank bashing that stretches back to America’s founding. But for all the missteps the Fed has made over the years, the country is better off with it t...
11:39, 06/21/2019