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Windows 7 devices

Windows 7 last update replaces wallpaper with a black screen

On January 14, Microsoft shipped the final security and non-security update for Windows 7, but it appears that a bug in the update replaces the desktop background with a black screen. According to several reports...
Windows 10 WordPad

Microsoft is experimenting with another ad in Windows 10

Microsoft started to sneak advertisements into Windows 10 with the suggested apps in the Start menu. Windows 10 has a lot of built-in advertising even if you purchase a new PC that comes with...

Microsoft’s app to bring new Windows 10 Search experience

Windows 10 Search is currently the fastest way to find local files, settings or apps, but many users have reported that Windows Search slows down when searching for certain files or that Search isn't...

Microsoft patent details Surface Neo and Duo’s hinge tech

Folding devices offer the most flexibility but foldable phones such as the Galaxy Fold has triggered questions about durability. In contrast, the dual-screen Surface Neo and Surface Duo can be more durable due to...
Windows 10 S Mode

Surface Laptop users are unable to switch out of S mode

Launched way back in 2017, Windows 10 in S Mode is a lightweight operating system with focus on security and performance. Some Windows 10 devices including Microsoft’s Surface Laptop come with “Windows 10 in...

Windows 10 20H1 shows up on Bluetooth SIG ahead of launch

Microsoft began testing out Windows 10 20H1 in February 2019 when the company offered it to those in the Skip Ahead ring of Windows Insider program. For the first time, Microsoft publicly tested Windows 10's...
Windows 10 blank desktop

Everything new in Windows 10’s next major update

The next big update '20H1' for Windows 10 has been finalized, as we already know, but Microsoft is planning to test the update for another few months before rolling it out to the general...
Progressive Web Apps

Microsoft is adding Shortcuts menu to Chrome PWAs

Microsoft has been trying to tackle the lack of apps in the Windows Store with Progressive Web Apps. Microsoft allows developers to submit and publish their PWAs in the Store and the company is...

Chrome may soon reduce its battery usage on Windows 10

Google's web browser has more than half the market share, but that hasn't stopped Chrome from consuming battery of Windows 10-powered devices. Unlike other browsers, Chrome is both resources and energy intensive, but Microsoft...
Windows 10 X featured

Another look at gestures-focused Windows 10 X

Windows 10 X is Microsoft's new operating system for dual-screen devices and it's reportedly coming to traditional laptops at some point. Windows 10 X was originally announced at Microsoft's Surface event on October 2,...
Microsoft Edge for Windows 10

Microsoft Edge might get Windows 10’s Fluent Design

After approximately one year of beta testing, Microsoft has released Chromium-based Edge browser for Windows 10, 7 and macOS. Chromium Edge, which runs on the same web engine as Chrome, comes with its own...
Windows 10 desktop

The nifty improvements in Windows 10 version 2004 (20H1)

In next year's major update to Windows 10, codenamed 20H1 and also known as version 2004, users can expect several nifty improvements. Windows 10 version 2004 (20H1) reportedly finalized in December and Microsoft has no...
Your Phone app for Windows

Windows 10 Your Phone app will get another exciting feature

After killing off Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft has been improving its mobile apps for iOS and Android. Microsoft doesn't intrinsically own these platforms, but the software giant's new strategy appears to seed its apps...
Windows 10 cumulative update

Windows 10 KB4528760 security update is failing to install

Microsoft released Windows 10 updates on Tuesday to fix a security bug reported by the United States' National Security Agency (NSA). Unfortunately, the Redmond, Washington tech giant's latest update for Windows 10 has also...
Windows desktop

Here’s why free upgrade for Windows 7 still works

On January 14, 2020, Microsoft ended the life of Windows 7, one of its greatest operating systems ever. You can still run your computer, but it won't receive monthly rollups, security updates, or emergency...