Microsoft Drops Windows 10 Warning About Chrome And Other Browsers

It was reported last week that Microsoft was warning Windows 10 users against third-party browsers like Chrome and Firefox. A user reported seeing a prompt when he launched Firefox which said that the company’s own Edge browser is “safer” and “faster” on the operating system. The company classified the prompt as a “warning” as it allowed users to choose no to be “warned” about this by tweaking their settings. It’s […]

Microsoft Won’t Accept New Windows 8 Apps After October 31st

Microsoft has been completely focused on Windows 10 over the past couple of years and it would like developers and creators to do the same. The company has decided to stop accepting new Windows 8 apps later this year. This is a subtle nudge to developers that they should focus their energies on creating apps for Windows 10 instead.

Chromebooks Might Be Able To Dual Boot Windows 10 In The Future

There are clear advantages to running Chrome OS compared to other platforms like Windows or macOS, such as Chrome OS being a more lightweight operating system which means that you should be able to squeeze out more battery life from a Chromebook versus a laptop running on Windows.

Chrome Updated With Windows 10 Notifications Support

Chrome, one of the most widely used web browsers on the planet, has received an update for Windows this week. The update brings support for the native notification center in Windows 10. Google has actually been testing out support for Windows 10 notifications for Chrome over a few months now and it has finally rolled out this feature which will certainly make life easier for Chrome users on Windows 10.


How To Find Your Network MAC Address (Windows 10)

Windows 10 actually makes it easy to find your MAC address. But, depending on what you want to do with the physical address or MAC address, there can be two different methods to approach.

How To Use Focus Assist In Windows 10

Focus assist is a useful feature that prevents you from getting distracted by unnecessary notifications. You may assume it as the DND (Do Not Disturb) mode for Windows 10 while you are busy with a task.

Microsoft Testing App To Mirror Phone Content On Windows 10 PC

Microsoft introduced its Your Phone app for Windows 10 back its Build developer conference in May. The app will enable users to mirror content from their phone to their Windows 10 PC. Microsoft has now started testing this app and it will be available to Android users first.

Microsoft Edge Updated With Support For Biometrics

Microsoft has announced that it has now added the Web Authentication specification in Microsoft Edge. This will enable more secure user experiences which eliminate the need for passwords and adds support for safer access control methods such as biometrics. It will enable Edge users to sign in with their face, fingerprint, a PIN or portable FIDO2 devices.

Amazon Now Taking Pre-Orders For Microsoft’s Surface Go Tablet

A couple of weeks ago Microsoft launched their latest Surface tablet in the form of the Surface Go. Shortly after the launch Microsoft started taking pre-orders for the device via the official Microsoft Store, but in case you prefer doing your shopping on Amazon for whatever reason, Amazon has also started to accept pre-orders for the tablet as well.

Windows 10 Will Introduce Smarter Updates

Operating system updates are pretty common where from time to time, companies issue updates to either patch security flaws, fix bugs, or introduce new features. Now for those who use Microsoft’s Windows operating system, you’re probably familiar with how sometimes you are prompted to update Windows at the least opportune moments.

How to disable Cortana in Windows 10

In this tutorial, we will be guiding you through the seamless process of turning off Cortana on Windows 10.

Windows Notepad App Being Updated After Many Years

Much has changed in Windows over the years but the company hasn’t really made any changes to its Windows Notepad app. Users have been asking for improvements and Microsoft has finally listened to their feedback. It has made changes to the Windows Notepad app for the first time in many years.

Microsoft Turns To AI To Make Windows Updates Smoother

Software updates are pretty straightforward where if there’s an update, usually you’ll be prompted to update. In some cases we’ve seen how some apps or platforms will actually download the update in the background, making it easier and faster for users to update when the time comes.

Google Pixelbook Could Dual Boot Windows 10

Last year Google unveiled the Pixelbook which is basically a Chromebook that has the ability to fold back onto itself where users can choose to use it as a tablet or a regular laptop. Now there’s nothing inherently wrong with Chromebooks or Chrome OS in general, but admittedly platforms like Windows or macOS tend to be more “full” operating systems.