Microsoft's much-hyped free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ended last year, right? Maybe not. The GWX tool may be gone, but all the other upgrade tools still work, and the end result is an apparently valid digital license. Here's how to get yours.
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They laughed at the original Surface RT. But Microsoft persisted, refining the Surface Pro's features and engineering away its flaws through multiple iterations. The proof of success? Just look at all the Surface Pro clones.
With its new Surface Laptop and a major internal makeover for the Surface Pro, Microsoft's line of PCs now includes four models. Here's a closer look at where each one fits in the competitive landscape.
Why waste time browsing through File Explorer folders to find shared resources on your local network? Use these two tricks to create mapped shortcuts, with or without drive letters.
AMD's master plan: Crack the data center via its EPYC server processor, simplify architecture with its GPUs and then grab machine learning and artificial intelligence workloads.
For years, Microsoft has been recommending that you disable the vulnerable SMBv1 protocol. The recent WannaCry ransomware outbreak underscores the need to take this important step. Here's how.
When you're searching for answers, Google's autosuggest feature lets you know what other people are looking for when they start with the same search terms. In this week's installment of our Google Autosuggest series, we provide some answers to the most popular queries about Microsoft's cloud-based productivity suite.
It's taken nearly three years, but one of the signature features of Windows 8.1, cut from Windows 10 well before its initial release, will return in the Fall Creators Update. Here's how the Files On-Demand feature will work.
On day 2 of its Build 2017 developers conference, Microsoft announced a name for its fall release of Windows 10 and showed off a few new features that will be in that update. A surprise announcement: iTunes is coming to the Windows Store.
For most tech companies, getting a flagship product onto half a billion devices would be a very big deal. For Microsoft, hitting that milestone with Windows 10 is a slight disappointment.
The Windows 10 search box does an amazing job of helping you find files and folders, photos, apps, settings, and more. Typing one of eight words at the start of a search can make your results even more useful. Here's the list.
Microsoft's newest Windows 10 edition is designed to allow desktop apps that have been converted to packages for the Windows Store. But a provision in the store's policies blocks desktop browsers like Chrome. Is it about security, or something else?
When you're searching for answers, Google's autosuggest feature lets you know what other people are looking for when conducting similar queries. In this week's installment of our Google Autosuggests series, we provide some answers to the most popular queries about Google's hugely popular mobile operating system.
With the introduction of Windows 10 S, your options for buying a new PC just got more complicated. Here are the key differences you need to know about the many Windows 10 editions: Home, Pro, Enterprise, and more.
When you're searching for answers, Google's autosuggest feature lets you know what other people are looking for when conducting similar queries. In this, the first of a new series, we provide some answers to the most popular queries, as suggested by Google.