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Windows 10 build 18343 rolls out to Insiders on the Fast ring  Windows Central · 9 hours
Windows Insiders are being met with a double-whammy of new Windows 10 preview builds today. Alongside a fresh new 20H1 preview build for Skip... more
Microsoft releases second Windows 10 20H1 build for Skip Ahead Insiders  Windows Central · 9 hours
Another preview build from Microsoft's Windows 10 20H1 development branch is now in the wild. Microsoft surprised the Windows Insider community last week by skipping ahead... more
Twitter PWA for Windows 10 adds chronological timeline toggle  Windows Central · 11 hours
Finally, a way to select the proper order of things. The Twitter Progressive Web App (PWA) for Windows 10 is finally falling in line with its brethren on other platforms... more
Microsoft’s has another codename for 'Windows Lite' ...  Windows Central · 24 hours
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows has a new codename in the mix, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite"... more
How to sync Microsoft To-Do and Cortana Reminders with macOS  Windows Central · 1 day
If you're an avid user of Microsoft's To-Do service or a big fan of Cortana's Reminders feature, but you have a macOS device in the mix with all... more
Microsoft’s new codename for 'Windows Lite' is ....  Windows Central · 1 day
Microsoft's upcoming lightweight version of Windows isn't called "Windows Lite" anymore, according to sources familiar with the matter. Late last year, reports of a new Microsoft OS called "Windows Lite" began to... more
Should you buy digital or physical Xbox One games?  Windows Central · 2 days
Best answer: If you value convenience, Xbox Play Anywhere, or Game Pass above all, digital is your best bet. If you're motivated most by getting the best price, then you... more
Age of Empires news set for Inside Xbox this March  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft is teasing "exciting announcements" for Age of Empires in March. Microsoft has discussed fresh news ahead of Age of Empires, its iconic real-time strategy (RTS) series for... more
Windows 10 build 18342 now available for Fast ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 days
All aboard the Fast ring. If you're a Windows Insider enrolled in the Fast ring, there's a fresh Windows 10 test build to check out today. ... more
Microsoft launches new Office app for Windows 10  THE VERGE · 2 days
Microsoft is making a new Office app available to Windows 10 users today. It’s replacing the “My Office” app that... more
Microsoft launches new Office Windows 10 app for everyone  Windows Central · 2 days
The revamped Office app replaces the old "My Office" as Microsoft's productivity launchpad. Microsoft's new Office app for Windows 10 is ready for primetime. ... more
Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 adds multiple account support for Insiders  Windows Central · 2 days
Microsoft To-Do for Windows 10 is catching up with its Android sibling. If you're constantly keeping up with work and personal tasks in Microsoft To-Do, the... more
5 things we're dying to see at Microsoft Build 2019  Windows Central · 2 days
The Build developer conference is Microsoft's yearly chance to talk about its future software efforts. With that in mind, here's what we're hoping to see Microsoft talk about... more
Crackdown 3 Wrecking Zone party support expected in 2 to 3 weeks  Windows Central · 3 days
Microsoft's latest Crackdown 3 developer update further details its upcoming plans. Microsoft has debuted its latest in-house Xbox-exclusive, Crackdown 3, for Xbox One and... more
Windows 10 Spotlight stopped working? Here's the fix.  Windows Central · 3 days
If Windows Spotlight isn't working or the images don't change, use this guide to fix these issues. On Windows 10, Windows Spotlight is a feature that downloads and sets Bing images as... more
Microsoft 'Web Activities' Chrome Extension Enables Windows 10 Timeline Feature  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Microsoft is calling it Web Activities, and this extension will let users see their Chrome browsing activities across all Windows 10 devices and inside Microsoft Launcher for Android... more
Microsoft releases Windows 10 fixes with fresh cumulative updates  Windows Central · 3 days
It's time to fire up Windows Update once again. Last week was February's official "Patch Tuesday," but Microsoft is following up with another round of fresh fixes for Windows 10... more
WTF is up with Microsoft's HoloLens 2 Teaser? #WeekInMicrosoft No. 2  Windows Central · 3 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... more
Scalebound to Be a Nintendo Switch Exclusive: Report  Gadgets 360 · 4 days
It appears that cancelled Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive Scalebound may grace the Nintendo Switch. more
How to preload additional accounts on Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 days
If you use more than one account to access your emails and apps, use this guide to add them to your Windows 10 primary account to allow apps easier and faster access.... more
Microsoft releases official Windows 10 Timeline extension for Google Chrome  Windows Central · 4 days
Are you a Google Chrome user who wants to take advantage of Windows 10's Timeline feature? Now you can with this official extension from Microsoft. Microsoft has released... more
On this week's podcast ... New 20H1 builds, HoloLens 2 teasers, and more  Windows Central · 4 days
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Windows 10 in 2020, CShell for 20H1, Win32 on HoloLens 2, and more We're back... more
Microsoft's HoloLens and Surface creators are the company's secret weapon  Windows Central · 4 days
Microsoft's Surface and HoloLens creators may be among the company's secret weapons in the war for dominance in personal computing. Microsoft has been pivoting from a Windows PC-centric... more
These are the five best Surface Go sleeves available right now  Windows Central · 4 days
The Surface Go is a cute Windows 10 tablet with a big heart, and you'll want to keep it nice and safe with one of these... more
Windows 10 auto updates keep bugging you? Here's how to stop them.  Windows Central · 5 days
If you're fed up with Windows 10 installing updates automatically, then use this guide to stop this behavior and decide when to install them.... more
It's time to let go. Remove Internet Explorer from Windows 10 already.  Windows Central · 1 week
The days of Internet Explorer (IE) are over, and you should remove it already — here's how. Although Microsoft Edge is your new default... more
Avoid those rental fees with Netgear's CM500 cable modem at $15 off  Windows Central · 1 week
Solve those slow Internet speeds. The Netgear CM500 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem drops to $44.99 after you clip the $10 off on-page coupon on... more
Hands-on with the Windows 10 April 2019 Update's best new features  Windows Central · 1 week
Let's go hands-on with the next Windows 10 feature update, known as the April 2019 Update. Microsoft's next Windows 10 feature update, known as version 1903... more
Running your first batch script on Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
You can stop wasting your time typing commands manually and use a batch file instead — here's how on Windows 10. On Windows 10, a batch file is a special kind of... more
Microsoft starts testing next year's Windows 10 feature updates  Windows Central · 1 week
Windows 10 updates for 2020 are already in testing, before the first 2019 update is even done! Here's what's going on. Microsoft has just flighted its first "Skip Ahead" build... more
First 20H1 Windows 10 build heads to Insiders on Skip Ahead ring  Windows Central · 1 week
Well, that was unexpected. Microsoft is shipping out another Windows 10 Insider build to Skip Ahead Insiders today, but this one is a little... more
Final Fantasy IX joins Xbox Play Anywhere  Windows Central · 1 week
The Final Fantasy onslaught begins. A few months ago, Square Enix announced that it was bringing a slew of old Final Fantasy games to Xbox One and other platforms. Today, the company released Final... more
How to connect SteelSeries Stratus Duo to a Windows 10 PC  Windows Central · 1 week
SteelSeries Stratus Duo is able to connect via Bluetooth and an included wireless dongle. It's easy to connect the gamepad to Android via Bluetooth or Windows... more
'Your Phone' app starts testing unread message badges with Insiders  Windows Central · 1 week
View your unreads at a glance. Microsoft is testing a small, but notable, update to the Your Phone app with Windows Insiders. ... more
Ditching a Microsoft account for a local account on Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
Don't need a Microsoft account on Windows 10? Here's how you can switch to a traditional local account. Although Windows 10 allows you to choose from... more
These are the best sales on Windows 10 apps this week  Windows Central · 1 week
While many apps are free or only a few dollars, some more powerful apps can creep up in price range. Thankfully, the Microsoft Store features frequent... more
February 'Patch Tuesday' updates now rolling out for Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
It's that time of the month again. Today marks the second Tuesday of February, which means it's time for another batch of "Patch Tuesday" updates from Microsoft. ... more
Every single Play Anywhere title that's available on Xbox One, Windows 10  Windows Central · 1 week
These are all of the Play Anywhere titles available for Xbox One and Windows 10, alongside what's on the horizon for the program. In... more
Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 18334 now available for developers  Windows Central · 1 week
The latest SDK preview release brings it up to snuff with the most recent Insider Fast ring Windows 10 build. Microsoft today pushed out another new Windows 10... more
Saving command output to file on Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Do you need to save a command output to a text file? Here's how you can do this on Command Prompt or PowerShell. On Windows 10, the ability to save the output... more
Crackdown 3 will add multiplayer friend lobbies in a future patch (update)  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Crackdown 3 won't support friend parties in its competitive multiplayer mode. Microsoft's next in-house Xbox exclusive, Crackdown 3, is soon headed to Xbox One... more
On this week's podcast ... Discussions about WCOS, Build 2019, new builds  Windows Central · 2 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: A chat about WCOS and branding for Windows Lite, Build 2019 is approaching, and more! We're back... more
Superhot gets non-VR release in Microsoft Store for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
One of the hottest first-person shooters of the last few years is now up for grabs on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10. Superhot, one of the most... more
Crackdown 3 Release Date Broken Internationally  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Xbox One and Windows 10 PC exclusive Crackdown 3 release date is February 15 though it appears that the Xbox One version of the game has gotten an early release in some parts of the world... more
Crackdown 3 won't allow you to play with friends in multiplayer  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Crackdown 3 won't support friend parties in its competitive multiplayer mode. Microsoft's next in-house Xbox exclusive, Crackdown 3, is soon headed to Xbox One and Windows... more
The right color profile can make your monitor shine  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Colors look washed out or off on your monitor? If so, you can fix this problem applying the correct color profile — Here's how on Windows 10. A monitor with... more
Crackdown 3 won’t support friend invites for Wrecking Zone multiplayer  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Crackdown 3 won't support friend parties in its competitive multiplayer mode. Microsoft's next in-house Xbox exclusive, Crackdown 3, is soon headed to Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.... more
Windows 10 build 18334 rolls out to Fast ring Insiders  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Get ready to hit Windows Update, Insiders. Microsoft today rolled out a fresh Windows 10 preview build for Insiders to check out. ... more
Why 'Windows Lite' would be a bad name for Microsoft's upcoming OS  Windows Central · 2 weeks
'Windows Lite' is still in the works internally at Microsoft, with rumors pointing to a spring unveiling. But, what should it be called? Microsoft... more
Windows 10 Mail app finally gets real dark mode (Release Preview only)  Windows Central · 2 weeks
It's dark and just lovely in the updated Mail app for Windows 10. Windows 10 dark mode can best be described as a journey,... more
Four easy ways to change time zones on Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Is your PC showing the wrong time zone information? Here are the steps to adjust these settings on Windows 10. Although Windows 10 does a good job detecting... more
Come and goat it: Goat Simulator hits the Microsoft Store for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Come and goat it. If you haven't played Goat Simulator yet, first of all, you've goat to be kidding me. ... more
Google's Chrome Canary gets dark mode on Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Chrome's Canary build now respect your theme settings on Windows 10. Google has added early dark theme support to Chrome with its Canary developer builds on Windows 10. ... more
Microsoft announces Build developer conference for May 6 to 8  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft has today announced dates for this year's Build developer conference, which is now confirmed to be happening on May 6, 7, and 8 in Seattle. Like last... more
Moving your scheduled tasks to a new PC is easier than you think  Windows Central · 2 weeks
You can export and import your tasks in Task Scheduler on Windows 10. This is how. Task Scheduler on Windows 10 allows... more
Microsoft Build Developer Conference to Be Held From May 6  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
The Build conference is Microsoft's main annual developer event where the company unveils its latest Windows versions alongside additions to other software and service tools like Office and... more
Microsoft announces Build developer conference for May 6-8  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft has today announced dates for this year's Build developer conference, which is now confirmed to be happening on May 6, 7, and 8 in Seattle. Like last year, this year's conference... more
HP is making a new VR headset with a super high resolution  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
HP is planning a comfortable, high-resolution headset for Microsoft’s virtual reality (technically, “Windows Mixed Reality”) platform. Road to VR published a preview of the... more
Resizing images is super simple with Assetizr for Windows 10  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Resizing images couldn't be easier on Windows 10 thanks to Assetizr, an impressively-effective and simple application. When dealing with images and designs, you often need to resize them... more
Essential is resurrecting the once-dead Newton Mail app  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Essential is bringing back Newton Mail, the defunct email app that it acquired last December following Newton’s shutdown in September... more
HoloLens 2 may be Microsoft's foundation for one day replacing smartphones  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Microsoft introduced HoloLens and holographic computing in 2015. At Mobile World Congress 2019, HoloLens 2 may be the foundation for Microsoft's new vision for mobile. HoloLens,... more
Hololens 2 may be Microsoft's foundation for one day replacing smartphoneL  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Microsoft introduced HoloLens and holographic computing in 2015. At Mobile World Congress 2019, HoloLens 2 may be the foundation for Microsoft's new vision for mobile. HoloLens,... more
Troubleshoot and fix the black screen problem on Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 weeks
When your Windows 10 device is displaying a black screen, use this guide to troubleshoot and resolve this issue. Throughout the life of your Windows 10 device, you'll... more
Microsoft preparing to bring Xbox Live to iOS, Android, and Nintendo Switch  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Microsoft is getting ready to release an important software development kit (SDK) that will allow game developers to integrate Xbox Live into any titles... more
Windows 10 updates broken for some in the U.S. and UK  Windows Central · 3 weeks
This time it's not Microsoft's fault and there's an apparent workaround to get back up and running. If you're in the U.S. or UK and have... more
Strategy game ‘Wargroove’ joins Xbox Play Anywhere  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The list just keeps on growing. Over the past few months, many high-profile games have joined Xbox Play Anywhere. The program allows you to purchase a support game once — either on Xbox One... more
Windows Template Studio 3.0 arrives with handful of useful additions  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The latest tweaks make it easier to generate code "as a multi-project solution." Microsoft today pushed out version 3.0 of its open-source Windows Template Studio, bringing a handful... more
How to stream Super Bowl LIII live  Windows Central · 3 weeks
It's that time of the year again. Super Bowl LIII kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET. on Sunday, Feb. 3. While those with cable can just watch it on their TV, you can also... more
Is Windows 10 being a little too aggressive in purging your stuff?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
If Storage sense isn't for you, you can disable the feature using these steps. Storage sense on Windows 10 is a feature designed to... more
Windows 10 October 2018 Update Adoption Far Lower Than April Update: AdDuplex  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Out of more than 100,000 PCs surveyed, only 12.4 percent run the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, AdDuplex said in its latest report. more
Microsoft opens Insider Skip Ahead enrollments for Windows 10 19H2 testing  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Get ready, Insiders: 19H2 testing is almost here. Microsoft has opened up the Windows 10 Insider Skip Ahead ring, once again allowing enrollments ahead of testing... more
Twitter PWA for Windows 10 updated with event video pop-out, much more  Windows Central · 3 weeks
You'll now be able to pop out event videos as you read tweets and crop image uploads. The Twitter Progressive Web App (PWA) for... more
DTS:X spatial surround sound coming to Windows 10, Xbox One  Windows Central · 3 weeks
An alternative to Dolby Atmos. Windows 10 and Xbox One already support Dolby Atmos for spatial surround sound, but an alternative is on its way. ... more
What is Microsoft's 'Windows Lite' OS, and who will it be for?  Windows Central · 3 weeks
A new lightweight version of Windows is in the works. But who is supposed to use it? Talk of a new, lightweight version of... more
Windows 10 October 2018 Update Adoption Far Lower Than Previous Version: AdDuplex  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Out of more than 100,000 PCs surveyed, only 12.4 percent run the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, AdDuplex said in its latest report. more
Artic frozen? Check out RadarScope for Windows 10.  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Whether weather is your passion or profession, RadarScope coming to Windows 10 is good news. Extreme weather can pose a risk to health and also affect any plans that are outdoors, especially... more
Creating and scheduling your first task on Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Task Scheduler allows you to automate many tasks on Windows 10, and in this guide, we'll show you the steps to create and schedule your first task. On Windows 10,... more
How to get ready for Super Bowl LIII with Xbox and Windows 10  Windows Central · 3 weeks
The Super Bowl isn't just a game, it's an experience. You can get more into it by preparing for it and diving... more
October 2018 Update crosses 12 percent of Windows 10 PCs, AdDuplex says  Windows Central · 3 weeks
After reaching full availability, the October 2018 Update rollout is picking up its pace. We're just three months away from when the next major... more
Huawei's MateBook 13 may be the best MacBook Air rival yet  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Huawei's MateBook 13 is cheaper and much more powerful than Apple's MacBook Air. In June 2016, Huawei's MateBook — a tablet PC with a floppy keyboard... more
On this week's podcast ... Windows Lite, Cortana, live tiles, and more  Windows Central · 4 weeks
This week on the Windows Central Podcast: Windows Lite, live tiles, virtual assistants, and more! We're back with another exciting episode of the Windows... more
Pick and choose the apps to run in the background on Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 weeks
You can stop apps from running in the background to save battery, data usage, and (some) system resources, and in this guide,... more
How to connect your wireless printer in Windows 10  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Don't you just despise those times when you need to quickly print something but your printer is packed away somewhere, or you need to keep plugging in a pesky USB... more
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