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We rounded up our favorite podcast apps for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 days
Podcasts are an excellent source of entertainment and information. You can find a great podcast that covers just about any topic or genre of media. You can listen... more
These Surface Studio 2 alternatives are all WAY more affordable  Windows Central · 3 days
Interested in the Surface Studio 2 but can't lay down $3,500 for one? Perhaps you should consider some alternatives built by Microsoft's partners, the best of which we... more
Is your laptop's battery meter way off? Here's how to recalibrate it.  Windows Central · 3 days
As you use your Windows 10 laptop, the battery goes through a number of charges and discharge cycles that slowly wear it down. Calibration... more
Windows Office Insiders get fast account switching, new icons, and more  Windows Central · 3 days
If you're in the Office Insider Slow ring, there's a whole lot of new stuff to check out this week. Microsoft is pushing out a set... more
Command Prompt allows you to create scheduled tasks faster — Here's how.  Windows Central · 4 days
You can create, edit, and delete scheduled tasks using Command Prompt without the need of ever opening Task Scheduler, and in this guide we'll... more
Microsoft’s more portable Surface Hub 2S ships in June for $9,000  TechCrunch · 4 days
We’ve known Microsoft had something new and Surfacey up its sleeve for this week. Turns out the company’s finally ready to unveil the long-promised Surface Hub... more
Microsoft’s more portable Surface Hub S2 ships in June for $9,000  TechCrunch · 4 days
We’ve known Microsoft had something new and Surfacey up its sleeve for this week. Turns out the company’s finally ready to unveil the long promised Surface... more
OneNote gets new icon on Windows 10 and iOS  Windows Central · 4 days
The march of the new icons continues. Microsoft introduced a new look for its Office app icons late in 2018, and they've been slowly making their way out to users... more
Xpotify is possibly the single best Spotify experience on Windows 10  Windows Central · 5 days
Spotify already has an app on Windows 10, and you can install Spotify's PWA through your browser, but is Xpotify better than either of those options?... more
Xpotify review: Quite possibly the best Spotify experience on Windows 10  Windows Central · 5 days
Spotify already has an app on Windows 10, and you can install Spotify's PWA through your browser But is Xpotify better than either of those options?... more
Microsoft working on fix for Insiders unable to update to build 18875  Windows Central · 5 days
A fix for Insiders unable to update from build 18362.53 is expected later this week. Microsoft last week move the Windows Insider Fast ring... more
On a tight budget? You'll love each of these affordable laptops.  Windows Central · 5 days
We'd all have the latest and greatest Ultrabooks if we could afford them. But lots of us can't — or just don't want to — hand... more
Overwatch Archives Event Storm Rising Skins Listed  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
The Overwatch Archives Event 2019 start time is 10:30pm IST on April 16 for PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC, here are all the skins you can expect in the Storm Rising mode. more
Running Windows 10 with the wrong language? Here's the fix.  Windows Central · 6 days
Are you using the incorrect language on Windows 10? In this guide, we'll show you the steps to set a new system default language without reinstallation. On Windows... more
Roguelike ‘For The King’ lands on Xbox in May  Windows Central · 6 days
For The King looks rather unique! At Windows Central, we always try to keep you informed about interesting upcoming games. Today, Xbox Wire revealed a title called For The King.... more
All the Microsoft and Windows news recapped #WeekInMicrosoft No.7  Windows Central · 6 days
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. Microsoft made some... more
How to use Chrome extensions on Windows 10's new Edge browser  Windows Central · 6 days
While Microsoft's new Edge browser is still in beta, but it is shaping up to be an excellent replacement to the original Edge and even Chrome.... more
Windows 10 May 2019 Update Now Available to Download Through Microsoft’s Media Creation Tool  Gadgets 360 · 7 days
Microsoft is deliberately rolling the Windows 10 May 2019 update out slowly in order to avoid problems, but you can... more
Encrypted files not showing in Windows 10 search results? Here's the fix.  Windows Central · 1 week
Do you have encrypted files that don't appear in search results? In this guide, we'll show you how to fix this problem on Windows... more
Permanently disable Windows Defender Antivirus on Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
Do you need to disable Windows Defender Antivirus on your PC? In this guide, we show you multiple ways to do it. Windows 10 comes with the Windows Defender Antivirus antimalware feature... more
Should you buy a Windows phone in 2019? Absolutely not  Windows Central · 1 week
Best answer: No, Microsoft isn't building new features for Windows phone, so there's no reason to buy one in 2019. There are no new phones, and in the... more
Acer’s new, wood-patterned ConceptD PC looks like a humidifier  THE VERGE · 1 week
Acer announced two desktops in its new ConceptD lineup, a series that’s targeted toward professional creators who have... more
The leveled-up Windows 10 Game Bar could give Discord real competition  Windows Central · 1 week
With little fanfare, Microsoft allowed Insiders to test out the new Windows 10 Game Bar last week, and it's far better than I could have ever... more
Microsoft’s OneNote app is getting dark mode support  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft is planning to update its OneNote app on Windows 10 with a new dark mode option. The software maker... more
Need to change your account name on Windows 10? Here's how to do it.  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Do you need to change the name that appears in the Windows 10 Sign-in screen? Here's how! On Windows 10,... more
Windows 10 20H1 build 18875 now rolling out for Insiders in the Fast ring  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft is today rolling out the first 20H1 Insider Preview build for Insiders in the Fast ring, which means Microsoft... more
It's time to opt-out of the Windows Insider Program, here's why and how.  Windows Central · 2 weeks
If you're a tester, you should consider opting out of the program after the May 2019 Update is finalized — here's why... more
On this week's podcast ... updates for Windows Update, and 19H1 gets a name  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Windows Update is updated, 19H1 gets a name, and more! We're back with... more
How to stream OneDrive music on Windows, iOS, and Android  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Groove Music has left iOS and Android. The ability to stream music from OneDrive to Groove Music on Windows 10 is going away as well. The ability to... more
Expand your reality with Samsung's HMD Odyssey+ headset and controllers down to $300  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Oh strange new world... The Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality headset with two wireless controllers is down to $299.99 at Microsoft.... more
How to get the May 2019 Update before anyone else  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You can install the final version of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update before it's officially available, and here's how to do it. Although Microsoft is gearing up... more
Microsoft Windows 10 Stops Requiring You to 'Safely Remove' USB Storage Devices  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Microsoft Windows 10 users will be able to eject USB storage devices without having to go through the 'Safely Remove Hardware' process. more
Microsoft pushes Windows 10 May 2019 Update to the Release Preview ring  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft's latest OS is ready for testing by Insiders in the Release Preview program As announced last week the May 2019 Windows 10 May... more
Prepare your PC to get the Windows 10 May 2019 Update early  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You can install the final version of the Windows 10 May 2019 Update before it's officially available, and here's how to do it. Although... more
Microsoft releases final Windows 10 May 2019 Update to testers  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 May 2019 Update to Release Preview ring testers today. This... more
Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge is now available for download  9to5Google · 2 weeks
Over the past few months, we’ve been following Microsoft’s plan to replace their Edge browser on Windows 10 with a... more
Here’s the first official preview of Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Microsoft today launched the first official version of its Edge browser with the Chromium engine for Windows 10. You can now download the first developer and canary builds... more
Windows 10's new Edge with Chromium browser preview builds drop today  Windows Central · 2 weeks
It's finally here. Previews for the new Microsoft Edge powered by Chromium are going live for developers and fans right now. The first previews of the... more
Microsoft moving Fast ring Insiders to Windows 10 20H1 testing soon  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Fast ring Insiders will soon join the Skip Ahead branch in testing Windows 10 update 20H1. Microsoft today announced that Windows Insiders on the Fast ring... more
Windows 10 Game Bar is about to get (way) more awesome  Windows Central · 2 weeks
While a lot of Microsoft's efforts in PC gaming haven't hit the mark, the Game Bar certainly has. Many of Microsoft's efforts in PC gaming over... more
How to access the Windows Gaming test flight ring  Windows Central · 2 weeks
In addition to the various other Windows Insider Program rings, there's a separate flighting group you can join for testing Windows 10 PC gaming features. Here's how. Microsoft has a... more
Windows 10 build 18362.30 hits Fast and Slow ring Insiders with three fixes  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Pulling double duty. Microsoft is pushing out another new Windows 10 preview build today, this time delivering the same one to both... more
Windows 10 May 2019 Update gets official, late-May planned release  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Windows 10 '19H1' will be known officially as the May 2019 Update and should begin rolling out to the public in late May. Microsoft today announced that the... more
Windows 10 will no longer automatically install new feature updates  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft is making huge changes to the way Windows as a Service works, giving back users control of when new updates are installed. Microsoft has announced that starting... more
The May 2019 Update will spend a month in the Release Preview ring  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Windows 10 '19H1,' known as the May 2019 Update, will spend over a month in the Release Preview ring before rolling out... more
Windows 10 build 18356.21 arrives with update fix for Slow ring Insiders  Windows Central · 3 weeks
No more update woes. Microsoft has released a fix for Slow ring Windows Insiders who found themselves unable to update from build 18356.16. ... more
October 2018 Update gets fix for Game Mode with streaming software, more  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Game Mode will "no longer impact experiences" when using streaming software. Patch Tuesday isn't until next week, but Microsoft is shipping out a new... more
Halo: Master Chief Collection PC tests start this month with Halo: Reach  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Halo: The Master Chief Collection PC is fast-approaching, with early tests on track for April. Microsoft is gearing up for early testing of Halo:... more
Microsoft is removing books from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Microsoft is killing off its books selection in the Microsoft Store starting today, with content going away completely in July. Microsoft has announced that starting today,... more
On this week's podcast ... Edge leaks, Surface Hub 2 is near, and more  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Surface Hub 2, Microsoft Edge leaks, and more We're back with another exciting... more
Get your Microsoft and Windows questions answered in our AskDan video series  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Our#AskDanWindows video series on YouTube is more popular than ever. And for good reason. These fun video shorts are let Windows Central Executive Editor... more
Knock $100 off the ABS Gem gaming PC with RTX 2080 graphics card  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Fully loaded and VR ready. The ABS Gem RTX 2080 Windows 10 gaming desktop is down to $1,399.99 with code NEF5ABSGAMER at... more
Microsoft's new Edge browser must court IT crowd to steal Chrome's crown  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Microsoft could very well see success with Edge's switch to the Chromium base, but it'll have to win over IT departments to beat out... more
On this week's podcast ... New builds, Xbox One SAD, Google Stadia and more  Windows Central · 4 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: 19H1 RTM, Xbox One Digital Edition, Surface headphones, and more We're back with... more
CorelDRAW brings unique graphic design features to the Microsoft Store  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Professional graphic designers and artists have another option in the Microsoft Store, thanks to the release of CorelDraw. CorelDRAW is a popular graphic design application that's used by... more
Windows 10 20H1 build 18865 rolls out to Skip Ahead Insiders  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Time to check Windows Update. Microsoft today is pushing another new build from the 20H1 development branch for Windows Insiders on the Skip Ahead ring to... more
October 2018 Update crosses just over 26 percent of Windows 10 PCs  Windows Central · 4 weeks
The October 2018 Update continues to gain Windows 10 share at a trickle. Microsoft is largely expected to release its next major Windows 10... more
CorelDRAW app brings power and unique graphic design features to Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Professional graphic designers and artists have another option in the Microsoft Store, thanks to the release of CorelDraw. CorelDRAW is a popular graphic design... more
Microsoft working on fix for Slow ring Insiders unable to update builds  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Sit tight, Slow ring Insiders. If you're a member of the Windows Insider Slow ring and have been unable to update to the latest... more
A first look at Microsoft’s new Chromium-powered Edge browser  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
Microsoft is rebuilding its Edge browser on Chromium. The software maker has been testing versions of this browser... more
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