Microsoft starts rolling out its new-look icons this week, starting with Mail and Calendar.
Microsoft also makes Threat Protection bundle generally available.
Samsung worries Galaxy owners by sending them all same '1' over '1' message through its Find My Mobile app.
If you're anticipating the next Windows 10 feature update with some trepidation, you're not alone. Here's what you can expect when version 2004 is ready.
Nebulus Windows 10 on Arm device is in the works, but is it really just a small computer without a keyboard?
Microsoft is looking into the 'root cause' of reported screen cracking issues affecting some Surface Laptop 3 users.
Microsoft says the ability to sync extensions across their Chromium-based Edge browsers on different devices is coming this month, starting with Canary channel testers.
Botched Windows 10 KB4532693 update is hiding user profiles. Uninstalling update fixes problems.
A standalone security update released as part of the February Patch Tuesday cycle has created headaches for some owners of PCs running Windows 10. After investigating reports of those issues, Microsoft has yanked KB4524244 from its update servers.
Microsoft typically holds a spring hardware launch. This year's likely announcement candidates include a refreshed Surface Book PC and Surface Go tablet, according to a new report.
Once you get past the confusing name, the latest Windows 10 feature update has a lot to offer. Here's what administrators, developers, and the rest of us can expect, plus details on how you can preview version 2004.
Microsoft's Windows Terminal developers take a leaf from GNU terminal tmux.
Microsoft's new speed benchmarks suggest it's no longer about Edge versus Chrome.
GitHub offers developers an official command-line interface for managing code changes.
Microsoft is cooking up a new Calendar experience for Windows 10 users.
Microsoft started working on the hybrid devices that now make up the Surface family back in 2009. The group has made some missteps along the way, but today its lineup of Windows 10 devices is genuinely impressive and widely imitated. Here's how the brand has evolved.
At the dawn of the Internet age, Microsoft used every trick it knew to dominate the World Wide Web. That strategy worked for a few years, but aggressive antitrust enforcement and equally aggressive competitors crushed the company's onetime dominance. Here's a quarter-century of history that explains just what happened.
A clean install is the perfect way to get a fresh start with a Windows PC. Use this checklist to make sure you take care of the small details that make a big difference in productivity
Every installation of Windows 10 includes a huge collection of built-in apps. Some are Universal apps that are updated from the Microsoft Store. Others are legacy apps that hang around because other programs expect them to be there. If you prefer a tidy system, many (but not all) of these apps can be uninstalled, especially if you prefer a third-party alternative. This gallery offers a comprehensive look at how to unclutter your copy of Windows 10.
Windows 10 version 1903, which will be officially dubbed the May 2019 Update, begins rolling out soon. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in yet another feature-packed semi-annual release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
If you're an owner of a newer MacBook, then you'll know that your choice of ports has dwindled down to, well, USB-C ports. But fear not! This doesn't mean that you need to buy new accessories. What you need is the Anker 7-in-1 USB-C hub. Not that this will also work with Windows PCs that have a USB-C port, as well as Chromebooks and smartphones and tablets kitted out with USB-C.
Windows 10 version 1809, officially the October 2018 Update,started rolling out October 2. Here are some of the new capabilities you can expect in this surprisingly feature-packed release. (This gallery is based on a near-final Insider Preview release.)
macOS is a great platform, but there are times when some Mac users still need access to Windows and Windows apps.
The latest Windows 10 feature update includes the first public release of the Timeline feature as well as dozens of smaller enhancements to the Windows 10 user experience. Here's what you can expect.
The Cortana web service is tightly tied to Windows 10, which means you can get instant answers to some common questions and calculations without having to open a web browser. Here are 16 tricks that work directly in the Windows 10 search box.
Make the operating system work for you and your device.
Like the look of Apple's new iMac Pro workstation, but you're a Windows user so macOS is a no-go zone for you? No worries! You can get all the power and performance of the iMac Pro while still being able to run Windows.
While many are switching to Mac to break free of Windows, some of us still need to have access to the operating system to run specific applications or to carry out testing and development. Whatever your reason for wanting to run Windows 10 on your Mac, you have a number of options available to you.
As Microsoft Edge adoption increases, critical extensions are starting to show up for the promising new browser. We spotlight ten of them.
Windows 10 comes with a whole bunch of helpful apps. Unfortunately, some of them aren't as powerful as you might like. Fear not, for we have 15 power tools that will help you supercharge your Windows install.
Microsoft's support of Windows 7 ended on January 14, 2020. Your business has four options.
Exclusive: Government misses its own target of updating all PCs by January this year.
The program has over 16.5 million participants.
Microsoft just released its new Chromium-based browser to the general public. ZDNet’s Ed Bott offers some essential tweaks. Read more: https://zd.net/2Oh30Ib
Folding screens and 5G? Maybe, but these alone won't save the PC. Steve Ranger and Karen Roby sit down to discuss. Read more: https://zd.net/36wjNNQ
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that Gartner expects more devices to ship globally, but demand for PCs will actually shrink. Read more: https://zd.net/36nuu5h
Windows 7 has received its last update from Microsoft - and now those who don't upgrade to a newer OS are at risk of falling victim to new attacks. Danny Palmer explains what to do to stay safe. Read more: https://zd.net/2uoAFIM
Two proof-of-concept exploits published for the CurveBall (CVE-2020-0601) vulnerability.
Fixes were released as part of the Microsoft's January 2020 Patch Tuesday.
The longer you've used Windows the more likely you are to have built up a collection of tips and tricks for squeezing out extra performance. Here are five popular techniques that haven't stood the test of time and deserve to be retired.
You can pay for extended security updates after Windows 7 support ends in Jan. 2020. Ed Bott has tips on how to find a partner who can assist. Read more: https://zd.net/36LbzCp
Researcher warns organizations to patch Pulse Secure VPN flaws now or risk 'big game' REvil ransomware attacks.
Beginning January 15, 2020, Microsoft will be delivering its new Chromium-based Edge browser automatically to Windows 10 users via Windows Update, unless its Edge Blocker Toolkit is applied.