Microsoft Confirms New Windows 10 Update Issues

Windows 10 updates are not always ‘smooth’. We have observed this on numerous occasions that a new update may introduce more problems than it really solves. With the latest Windows 10 Update (KB4515384), the start menu and the Windows desktop search fails to work for some users.Microsoft sheds some light on this issue by explaining it as:Microsoft is getting reports that a small number of users may not receive results […]


How To Remotely Control Your Computer (Windows + Mac)

Have you ever needed to access something on your computer but you’re not home? Thankfully, if your PC is on, you can check out our guide on how to setup remote access to your Windows computer.


Microsoft Launches A New To-Do List App For Mobile Devices

When it comes to to-do list apps, there are plenty of options available in the market, but it looks like Microsoft has decided to add yet another to the list. This is actually not Microsoft’s first attempt at a to-do list app for smartphones and tablets, although this seems to be an improvement over its previous launches.


Weird Windows Update Bug Is Turning Screens Orange

If you are planning on updating your Windows 10 computer to the latest version that is available, you might want to consider holding off just a bit. This is because according to a smattering of user reports, it appears that for whatever reason, there are some users who are claiming that following the update, their screens are turning orange.


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Some Windows Users Are Reporting That Cortana Hogging Their PC’s Resources

Google Chrome has been known to be quite a memory hog, but for some users, they have no choice but to put up with it because of Chrome’s other features and perhaps they’ve used it for too long to want to make the switch. However, what if a feature that you never used ended up being a resource hog, wouldn’t that be annoying?


Microsoft Office For iOS And Android To Get A Dark Mode

Last year, we heard that Microsoft could be working on a dark mode for its Outlook app. Just last month, renders of the upcoming dark mode were leaked, and now for those who are fan of dark mode, you’ll be pleased to learn that Microsoft has confirmed that dark mode will be coming to its Office and Outlook apps on both iOS and Android.


Microsoft Announces Surface Event For October 2

If you’re looking to get yourself a new Surface computer, then you might want to hold off for a month or so. This is because Microsoft has recently confirmed that they will be hosting an event on the 2nd of October where the company is expected to unveil their new Surface series of computers.


Third-Party Contractors Have Been Listening To Your Xbox Recordings

Voice-activated digital assistants sound like the convenience of the future that many of us have grown up seeing in movies, but is it really? Or rather, would you be willing to sacrifice some of your privacy in favor of convenience? Unfortunately, sometimes that choice seems to be made on behalf of the user.


You Can Now Beta Test Microsoft’s Chromium Edge Browser

While variety and having options is usually a good thing, this can also sometimes create problems. For example, there are different browsers in the market today but they are all built differently, which means that when it comes to compatibility, there are certain things that will work for some browsers and certain things that won’t.


Minecraft Will Be Getting A Graphics Update If You Own An NVIDIA RTX GPU

A couple of years ago, the developers of Minecraft announced their plans to upgrade the graphics of the game through a software update. Unfortunately, last week Mojang announced that due to the technical hurdles involved, they would not be able to release the update, which we’re sure is a bit of a bummer for fans of the game.


Microsoft Says Humans Will Continue To Transcribe Cortana And Skype Audio

Recently there have been reports about how big tech companies such as Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook have actually been taking our audio recordings made through digital assistants and having them analyzed and transcribed by outside contractors. According to the companies, this was done in a bid to improve on the overall quality and accuracy of their products.


Next-Gen Xbox Will Focus On Frame Rate And Loading TImes

At E3 2019 earlier this year, Microsoft confirmed that they are indeed working on a next-gen Xbox console. Not much is known about the console apart from the fact that Microsoft is working on it, but we have heard that it is expected to be powered using a custom AMD processor, use GDDR6 RAM, and a next-gen SSD.


Minecraft’s Super Duper Graphics Pack Update Has Been Cancelled

Minecraft does not exactly sport the best graphics we’ve seen in a video game, but it works. However, back in 2017, the developers behind the game Mojang announced plans to issue an update that would essentially bump the graphics in the game. The update was scheduled for a release in the fall of 2017, but was later pushed to 2018, which it obviously missed.


Future Xbox Games Could Arrive For Non-Microsoft Platforms

The way the console market has worked is that companies such as Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo create games that are typically exclusive to their own platforms. This is an attempt to differentiate themselves from each other, and to also lure gamers from one platform to their own platform.