Microsoft's new update should address some complaints by Windows 10 users who rely on the new File Explorer.
Microsoft will give all Windows 7 users one more update, to fix the glitch caused by its final security updates.
New tab-management feature demonstrates how Microsoft and Google are collaborating to improve Chromium.
Group of free software advocates calls on Microsoft to release Windows 7 under a free software license.
Apple and Microsoft have followed different paths, but their latest laptop replacements are strikingly similar. Can either one succeed as your next mobile productivity device?
The default settings for Microsoft's new browser could stand a little tweaking. Here's how to get rid of annoying notification prompts, block trackers, customize the new tab page, and more.
Microsoft is starting to roll out developer kits and emulators for both Android and 10X developers who want to build for coming dual-screen devices, starting with its own.
Linux-Windows compatibility layer Wine 5.0 is now out, with over 7,000 updates.
Users say recent Windows 7 update has removed wallpapers – a bug or a conspiracy to push Windows 10?
Microsoft starts bumping more Windows 10 1809 PCs up to the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.
Research predicts a grim few years ahead for PC manufacturers, but suggests that 5G will see smartphone sales jump.
Microsoft offers up the security tool it uses to probe untrusted third-party software components in its applications.
Ahead of next week's Bett UK education conference, Microsoft is showcasing new and refreshed Windows 10 PCs..
Microsoft offers a new tool for building native iOS and Android apps in programming language C# and .NET.
Google to end support for Chrome apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux this year to push ahead with web apps.
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.
A clean install is the perfect way to get a fresh start with a Windows PC. Use this checklist to make sure you take care of the small details that make a big difference in productivity
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
macOS is a great platform, but there are times when some Mac users still need access to Windows and Windows apps.
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
Make the operating system work for you and your device.
Like the look of Apple's new iMac Pro workstation, but you're a Windows user so macOS is a no-go zone for you? No worries! You can get all the power and performance of the iMac Pro while still being able to run Windows.
While many are switching to Mac to break free of Windows, some of us still need to have access to the operating system to run specific applications or to carry out testing and development. Whatever your reason for wanting to run Windows 10 on your Mac, you have a number of options available to you.
As Microsoft Edge adoption increases, critical extensions are starting to show up for the promising new browser. We spotlight ten of them.
Windows 10 comes with a whole bunch of helpful apps. Unfortunately, some of them aren't as powerful as you might like. Fear not, for we have 15 power tools that will help you supercharge your Windows install.
Folding screens and 5G? Maybe, but these alone won't save the PC. Steve Ranger and Karen Roby sit down to discuss. Read more: https://zd.net/36wjNNQ
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that Gartner expects more devices to ship globally, but demand for PCs will actually shrink. Read more: https://zd.net/36nuu5h
Windows 7 has received its last update from Microsoft - and now those who don't upgrade to a newer OS are at risk of falling victim to new attacks. Danny Palmer explains what to do to stay safe. Read more: https://zd.net/2uoAFIM
Two proof-of-concept exploits published for the CurveBall (CVE-2020-0601) vulnerability.
Fixes were released as part of the Microsoft's January 2020 Patch Tuesday.
The longer you've used Windows the more likely you are to have built up a collection of tips and tricks for squeezing out extra performance. Here are five popular techniques that haven't stood the test of time and deserve to be retired.
You can pay for extended security updates after Windows 7 support ends in Jan. 2020. Ed Bott has tips on how to find a partner who can assist. Read more: https://zd.net/36LbzCp
Researcher warns organizations to patch Pulse Secure VPN flaws now or risk 'big game' REvil ransomware attacks.
Beginning January 15, 2020, Microsoft will be delivering its new Chromium-based Edge browser automatically to Windows 10 users via Windows Update, unless its Edge Blocker Toolkit is applied.
Microsoft also gives Windows 10 a new take on the classic four square grid.
Slack accuses Microsoft of blatantly copying its promotional videos.
Microsoft is getting the November 2019 Update ready for release to the general public. Ed Bott explains what makes this update different from the feature updates you’ve come to dread. Read more: https://zd.net/2P1kysX
Microsoft reveals how it fine-tuned its new Surface lineup to improve automation and productivity in Office 365.