Windows 10 Will Now Uninstall And Block Buggy Updates

We’re sure many of us have encountered updates in our software that renders it useless, and depending on how tech savvy, you might be at a loss of what to do when that happens. Thankfully Microsoft is hoping to do something about it in a new feature for Windows 10 where the operating system will be smart enough to uninstall buggy updates.


Microsoft Testing Android Screen Mirroring For Windows 10

Did you ever think it was possible for Android apps to appear on your Windows 10 PC? Microsoft is going to make this happen with its Your Phone app. The company demonstrated this app in October last year. It basically allows an Android phone’s screen to be mirrored to a Windows 10 PC. Microsoft has now started testing this functionality for PCs.


Microsoft Tells Users To Uninstall Latest Windows 10 Update After Issues

The latest Windows 10 update, KB4482887, was supposed to bring several improvements for the company’s operating system but it has done the opposite. Many people who updated have noticed that the latest version of the OS has lead to performance issues in games and with mice. Microsoft has acknowledged the issue and said that it’s working on a fix.


Full Dark Mode Arrives For Windows 10 Mail App

Those who use the Mail app in Windows 10 today might want to grab the latest update for this app. Microsoft is rolling out a more comprehensive dark mode for the Mail app which includes the dark hue for the email portion of the app. It’s a change from the previous behavior where the app would show a white background in emails instead of a black one. This would allow […]


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Developer Manages To Get Windows 10 Running On The Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch, designed primarily as a gaming device, is slowly starting to become a modder’s dream. Previously we saw how some developers managed to get Android Q up and running on the console (albeit in somewhat limited form), and now it seems that someone has managed to get Windows 10 running on the console as well.


Windows Lite Reportedly Being Developed For Dual-Screen Devices

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new lightweight version of Windows for Chromebook rivals and dual-screen devices. It’s said to be making significant changes to the user interface with dual-screen devices in mind. Hardware that runs this iteration of Windows is expected to arrive later this year.


New Chrome Extension Allows Browsing Resumption Across Windows 10 Devices

It has been a year since Microsoft launched the Windows 10 Timeline feature. It enabled users to sync browsing and app history between their Windows 10, Android, and iOS devices. The browsing history sync was limited to Microsoft’s Edge browser but the company has finally released an official Chrome extension to extend this functionality over to Google’s popular web browser as well.


Microsoft Testing Separating Search And Cortana In Windows

Microsoft has tried putting Cortana into many places, such as Windows where the digital assistant can be found in the search bar. However it seems that Microsoft is now trying a different approach where they have announced that they will be testing out separating the features from each other.


Microsoft Developing Remote Desktop App For The iPad

As much as Microsoft would love for everyone to buy into their Windows ecosystem where they use Windows-based computers, tablets, and smartphones, the reality is that we use devices from a variety of ecosystems. Microsoft seems to understand this as their strategy these days regarding mobile seems to be about embracing the competition and developing for them.


Cortana Will Soon Stop Interrupting Users During Windows 10 Setup

It probably goes without saying that Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant are currently at the top when it comes to digital assistants. Microsoft’s Cortana has been around for a while now although it never really did quite catch on, at least not in the way that Microsoft was hoping for. This is why it’s not surprising that the company might want to introduce users to Cortana any chance they get.


Windows 10 Market Share Finally Beats Windows 7

Windows 7 has for long been the most popular iteration of Microsoft’s desktop operating system. That has now changed about a year before the company officially drops support for this iteration. Windows 10 has now become the most popular version of Microsoft’s operating system in the world. It has taken this version three and a half years to establish a lead over the dominant iteration.


Windows Sandbox Will Let You Safely Run Unknown .exe Files

Running an untrusted .exe file on your Windows PC is a recipe for disaster. Viruses and malware is often spread on Windows using infected .exe files. Most users set up a virtual machine to test apps from unknown sources but Microsoft is now going to make it much easier to do that without risking your entire PC. A new Windows 10 feature called Windows Sandbox will allow users to safely […]


Latest Update Causing BSOD For Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 Devices

Late last month it was reported that an update to the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 caused the device to fail in which it required users to send them back in for replacements. Unfortunately it seems that Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 has been affected with bad update as well, causing the dreaded BSOD (blue screen of death).


Microsoft Could Be Building A Chrome-Based Browser For Windows 10

When Microsoft introduced Windows 10, they also unveiled a new browser called Edge. Edge was admittedly faster and more modern compared to Internet Explorer, which over the years became something of a joke and punchline. However unsurprisingly, many users were still unwilling to make the switch from browsers like Chrome and Firefox.