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A first look at Microsoft’s new Chromium-powered Edge browser  THE VERGE · 1 day
Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser on Chromium. The software maker has been testing versions of this browser... more
The Windows 10 calculator will soon be able to graph math equations  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is adding a graphing mode to the Windows 10 calculator. The company made the calculator open-sourced on GitHub earlier this month and has... more
Windows 10 build 18362 rolls out to Insiders on the Slow ring  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft is rounding out the week with a new build for the Slow ring. The week is coming to an end, and Microsoft is... more
This is the best 27-inch 1440p monitor for your Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 2 days
After spending literally thousands of hours in front of more displays than we can recall, we've run enough tests to figure out which monitors... more
Don't need screen auto-rotation on your PC? Here's how to disable it.  Windows Central · 2 days
You can prevent the screen from rotating automatically on Windows 10, and in this guide we show you how. If you have a convertible... more
Intel launches Graphics Command Center app on Microsoft Store  Windows Central · 3 days
Tweak your graphics without the head-scratching. Intel has launched a new app on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10, and its all about tweaking your graphics settings for games, home... more
Windows Virtual Desktop, Microsoft Defender ATP for Mac hit public preview  Windows Central · 3 days
IT pros are getting a swath of new features for Microsoft 365 today. Microsoft today announced a variety of enhancements coming to Microsoft 365 to lend... more
Save more than $3,000 on this Microsoft SQL Server Certification bundle  Windows Central · 3 days
Microsoft SQL Server is among the most used database management systems in the world, and companies big and small are in need of trained IT professionals... more
Windows Virtual Desktop, Microsoft Defender ATP hit public preview  Windows Central · 3 days
IT pros are getting a swath of new features for Microsoft 365 today. Microsoft today announced a variety of enhancements coming to Microsoft 365 to lend a hand to IT... more
Windows 7 patch prepares to alert users to impending end of support  Windows Central · 3 days
Image credit: TechCrunch The end of an era approaches. Microsoft this week rolled out a patch for Windows 7 that sets the stage for... more
Microsoft starts notifying Windows 7 users about end of support  THE VERGE · 3 days
Microsoft has started rolling out an update to Windows 7 that will notify existing users about... more
Windows Defender ATP Renamed Microsoft Defender ATP, Coming Soon to the Mac  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft is continuing its pivot towards cross-platform services and software with the renaming and launch of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection for macOS. more
Microsoft’s disc-less Xbox One S reportedly launching May 7th  THE VERGE · 3 days
Microsoft’s disc-less Xbox One S console will reportedly launch on May 7th. Windows Central has obtained documents that... more
Windows Virtual Desktop is now in public preview  TechCrunch · 3 days
Last year, Microsoft announced the launch of its Windows Virtual Desktop service. At the time, this was a private preview, but starting today, any enterprise user who wants to try out what... more
Microsoft Defender comes to the Mac  TechCrunch · 3 days
Microsoft today announced that it is bringing its Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) to the Mac. Previously, this was a Windows solution for protecting the machines of Microsoft 365 subscribers and assets the IT admins... more
Microsoft warns Windows 7 users of looming end to security updates  TechCrunch · 4 days
Microsoft has rolled out a patch that will warn Windows 7 users that security updates will soon come to an end. The patch rolled out Wednesday... more
These are our favorite touch-screen PC games in the Store  Windows Central · 4 days
The Microsoft Store on Windows 10 doesn't have the most amazing selection of casual touch-based games, but there are some decent titles in there that are fun for... more
All the PC games available as part of Xbox Game Pass  Windows Central · 4 days
These are all of the Xbox Game Pass titles available for Windows 10 PCs, with a tease of what's coming in the future. Xbox Game Pass,... more
Windows 10 20H1 build 18860 rolls out to Skip Ahead Insiders  Windows Central · 4 days
Another week, another new Skip Ahead build. Windows Insiders on the Skip Ahead ring are being treated to a new preview release today with build 18860.... more
Windows 10 19H1 build 18362 is rolling out for Insiders in the Fast ring  Windows Central · 4 days
Another week, another Insider Preview build for those in the Fast ring. Microsoft is rolling out one of the last... more
If you're still on Windows 7, would a free upgrade offer make you switch?  Windows Central · 4 days
Would another free Windows 10 upgrade window tempt you away from Windows 7? With Windows 7 fast approaching end of... more
You can easily save storage space using NTFS compression. Here's how.  Windows Central · 4 days
You can use NTFS compression to make files smaller on a drive, and in this guide, we'll show you how to do it. On Windows 10,... more
Microsoft pushes fixes to Windows 10 April 2018 Update and older versions  Windows Central · 5 days
Get ready for another round of bug fixes. Alongside fresh Windows Insider builds today, Microsoft is also pushing out a batch of cumulative updates... more
These are all the best PC games in the Microsoft Store  Windows Central · 5 days
In the PC digital store wars, the Windows 10 Microsoft Store is a bit of an underdog. However, there are a few great titles in there.... more
Windows 10 build 18361 heads out to Fast ring Insiders  Windows Central · 5 days
Time to check Windows Update. Microsoft is pushing two fresh updates to Windows Insiders today. ... more
Firefox now works with Windows Hello for web authentication  Windows Central · 5 days
Hello, there, Firefox. Microsoft and Mozilla are both working to make passwords a thing of the past, and the latest version of Firefox is a big step towards that future.... more
Halo: The Master Chief Collection will share progress between Xbox and PC  Windows Central · 5 days
Your Halo: The Master Chief Collection progress will sync between Xbox One and PC copies. Microsoft is preparing to launch Halo: The Master Chief... more
Halo: Reach customization returns in Halo: The Master Chief Collection  Windows Central · 5 days
Halo: Reach hits Xbox One and PC this year, packing its original in-depth armor customization. Microsoft is preparing Halo: The Master Chief Collection for its PC debut, bringing... more
You can now get the Leonardo drawing app straight from the Microsoft Store  Windows Central · 5 days
Time to get creative. Leonardo, arguably one of the best drawing apps for anyone using Windows 10, is now available from the... more
You too can manually configure a VPN connection on Windows 10  Windows Central · 6 days
The beauty of most premier VPN services is that they have an intuitive Windows 10 app that makes setting up a connection as easy as clicking... more
Sticky Notes updates for Skip Ahead Insiders with image attachments, more  Windows Central · 6 days
Now you can add images to your sticky notes – if you're enrolled in the Skip Ahead ring for Windows Insiders. Microsoft has started testing another... more
Turn on Windows Sonic and experience spatial audio in Windows 10  Windows Central · 6 days
Give your headphones a boost with Windows Sonic spatial audio. Windows 10 has grown and changed quite a bit over the last few years, adding some... more
Hands-on with the new Phone Screen feature in Your Phone on Windows 10  Windows Central · 6 days
Microsoft is testing phone screen mirroring in Your Phone on Windows 10, here's our first hands-on look. Microsoft is now testing an... more
Need to record a PowerShell session? Here's how on Windows 10.  Windows Central · 6 days
Yes, you can save all the commands you run and their output to a file in PowerShell — Here's how to do it on Windows 10.... more
Microsoft ships a double dose of Windows 10 Insider builds  Windows Central · 1 week
Not one, but two new Windows Insiders build are rolling out today. As the week comes to a close, Microsoft is shipping two more Windows 10 preview build... more
Beto O’Rourke could be the first hacker president  TechCrunch · 1 week
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has revealed he was a member of a notorious decades-old hacking group. The former congressman was a member of the Texas-based hacker group, the Cult of the... more
How to make your Android phone look like a Windows phone  Windows Central · 1 week
While many Microsoft services are available on Android and iOS, the look and feel of Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is missed by many users.... more
Restoring Windows 10 to an earlier point in time  Windows Central · 1 week
System Restore is like a time machine that allows you to undo system changes that may be causing problems, and in this guide, we show you how to use it... more
VPN Unlimited launches on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
VPN Unlimited is ready for the Microsoft Store. VPN Unlimited, a service that currently sports more than 10 million users around the world, is now available on the... more
Best Windows 10 S devices you can buy right now  Windows Central · 1 week
Windows 10 in S mode is what Microsoft wants the future of Windows to be. It's a mode that stays fast, secure, and is locked to the Microsoft... more
Save hundreds on this Ultimate Raspberry Pi Starter Kit  Windows Central · 1 week
Coupling Internet of Things (IoT) with a Raspberry Pi can lead to plenty of fun and opportunity, but you really need to have the right tools at your disposal. There... more
Windows 10 preview build 18351.8 now available for Slow ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Time to check Windows Update, Slow ring Insiders. **Updated March 13, 2019: Microsoft today pushed out another minor update to build 18351 for Slow ring Insiders.... more
How to reinstall updates that Windows 10 automatically uninstalled - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Microsoft this week will try to resolve a startup failure issue by uninstalling recently installed updates. But if you want to keep them, here's how to... more
Microsoft To-Do can now manage your flagged emails from Outlook  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Flagged emails from your work or school Outlook accounts can now be synced as tasks in To-Do. Microsoft To-Do on Windows and the web is making it easier... more
Windows 10 20H1 build 18855 heads out to Skip Ahead Insiders  Windows Central · 2 weeks
All aboard the Skip Ahead train. Microsoft is pushing out another fresh Windows 10 20H1 preview build to Skip Ahead Insiders today. ... more
Windows 10 Camera adds document scanning features for Insiders  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Image Credit: Aggiornamenti Lumia Windows Camera is getting a little bit of Office Lens flavor. Microsoft this week is giving Windows Insiders a fresh set of features to check out... more
Windows 10 Game Bar can now show your controller's battery level  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Finally, a way to keep an eye on your Xbox Wireless Controller's battery level on your PC. If you use an Xbox Wireless Controller to game... more
Windows 7 gets DirectX 12 support starting with World of Warcraft  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The unexpected move was prompted after some prodding by World of Warcraft developer Blizzard. Even as Windows 7 is gearing up to lose official support from... more
Microsoft surprises with DirectX 12 on Windows 7 for World of Warcraft  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft is making a very surprising addition to Windows 7 this week, with the support of DirectX 12 for the nearly 10-year-old operating system.... more
Google Chrome’s dark mode is now available on Mac  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Chrome 73 has officially rolled out to all users today, bringing with it several new improvements, including the... more
Halo: The Master Chief Collection PC Announced for Steam and Microsoft Store  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Halo: The Master Chief Collection PC confirmed for Steam and Windows 10 PC though there's no release date, price, or download size yet. more
Halo: The Master Chief Collection PC headed to Steam and Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is making its long-awaited PC debut, bringing six games to Steam and Windows 10. The day is finally here... more
Halo: Reach to join Halo: The Master Chief Collection with 4K 60 FPS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Halo: Reach is headed to Xbox One and PC this year, rocking 4K resolution and 60 FPS. Microsoft has detailed a planned... more
How to use an Xbox One controller with your PC  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Once upon a time, Microsoft didn't support its own controllers on its own PC platform. You needed hacked drivers and workarounds to use the excellent Xbox One controller... more
How to pair Apple AirPods with a Windows PC  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Apple's AirPods are designed for use with other Apple products, but that doesn't mean you can't use them with your Windows PC. Pairing AirPods with a PC for the first... more
March 'Patch Tuesday' updates now rolling out for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
It's time to check Windows Update for another round of "Patch Tuesday" updates. Right on time, Microsoft is shipping its latest batch of "Patch Tuesday" updates for supported... more
Windows 10 build 18356 hits the Fast ring with phone mirroring in tow  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Screen mirroring in the Your Phone app. Microsoft put your phone on your PC. It's a new week, which means another new... more
Microsoft to start warning users about Windows 7 end-of-support deadline  Windows Central · 2 weeks
If you're still running Windows 7, Microsoft is about to warn you of its upcoming end-of-support date, meaning it's time to upgrade. Microsoft today announced that starting next... more
Miss the numeric keypad on your laptop? Check out these standalones  Windows Central · 2 weeks
The numeric keypads found on the right side of some keyboards make working with numbers on the computer a breeze, which makes them incredibly useful for... more
Windows 7 users to receive notifications from Microsoft about end of support  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft is planning to push notifications to Windows 7 users warning them about the upcoming end of support. The software giant will stop supporting... more
Microsoft to begin warning Windows 7 users of upcoming end of support date  Windows Central · 2 weeks
If you're still running Windows 7, Microsoft is about to warn you of its upcoming end-of-support date, meaning it's time to upgrade.... more
Windows 10 can now automatically roll back problematic updates  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Windows 10 can now automatically roll back updates suffering from compatibility issues with your PC. If you run into any problematic Windows updates in the future, Microsoft now allows Windows... more
Microsoft brings Android apps to Windows 10 with new screen mirroring beta  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft is starting to test updates to its Your Phone app for Windows 10 this week, allowing Android users to mirror a phone screen... more
On this week's podcast ... Death of the Band, WCOS scoops, and more  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: The death of Band, Xbox Maverick, and more Windows Core OS! We're back with another... more
Is LG's gram 14 2-in-1 or the Surface Pro 6 a better buy?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
We test and review a ton of laptops here at Windows Central, including the lightweight and convertible LG gram 14 2-in-1 and... more
Windows 10 preview build 18351.7 now available for Slow ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Time to check Windows Update, Slow ring Insiders. Microsoft has rolled out another fresh Windows 10 preview build for Windows Insiders on the Slow ring to... more
Surface Andromeda PC may have offered more than today's folding phones  Windows Central · 2 weeks
As high-profile folding phones enter the market, Microsoft enthusiasts can't help but wonder "what could have been" if Microsoft had launched its foldable Surface Andromeda pocket... more
Microsoft patent could bring fingerprint sensor to the Windows key  Windows Central · 2 weeks
A fingerprint sensor could be headed to the Windows key on your future laptop. It looks like Microsoft may have its sights set on your keyboard's Windows key... more
Microsoft's Surface Andromeda PC may have offered more than folding phones  Windows Central · 2 weeks
As high-profile folding phones enter the market, Microsoft enthusiasts can't help but wonder "what could have been" if Microsoft had launched its foldable Surface Andromeda pocket... more
Google reports zero-day exploit in Windows 7, Microsoft yet to release patch  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft has a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 7 that remains unpatched, Google revealed in a blog post yesterday. It’s one of two zero-day vulnerabilities... more
What 'Windows Lite' might look like, on #WeekInMicrosoft No. 3  Windows Central · 2 weeks
A lot can happen with Microsoft in a short period of time, so we started a new program on YouTube to give you a quick-fix news summary. On... more
Windows 10 build 18353 rolls out to Insiders on the Fast ring  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Closing your week out with another Fast ring build. As the week comes to an end, Microsoft is pushing out another Windows 10 preview... more
Windows 10 Update Causes Performance Drops, Input Lag in Games; Microsoft Promises Fix  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
A bug in a Windows Update that has already rolled out resulted in many gamers experiencing serious performance drops, but Microsoft says... more
How to manage and assign permament drive letters in Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You can assign drive letters manually, and in this guide, we show you how on Windows 10. On Windows 10, when connecting a removable storage device... more
Windows 10 Is Now on Over 800 Million Devices, Says Microsoft  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
It took almost three years and eight months for Windows 10 to reach the goal of 800 million after it was released in July 2015. more
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