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Category: Windows


Operating System, Windows

Don’t worry, Microsoft DirectStorage won’t be exclusive to Windows 11

July 19, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

When Microsoft announced Windows 11 in June 2021, it said the DirectStorage API, which would give gaming PCs next-gen loading times, would be exclusive to the new operating system. But it appears that is no longer the case. Microsoft has […]


Operating System, Others, Windows

Parallels Desktop 16.5 runs Windows 10 on an M1 chip much faster than an Intel MacBook

April 14, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac has been launched, adding a feature that owners of M1-powered Macs have been keenly awaiting – namely support for Apple’s own silicon. Parallels Desktop allows Mac users to run Windows 10 on their Apple device […]


Operating System, Windows

Upcoming Windows 10 update may finally crack down on bloatware

March 12, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

One of the most annoying things about getting a new PC or laptop is undoubtedly having to go through and uninstall the bloatware that many OEMs still package with their devices. However a new Windows 10 update may be about […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft fixes nasty Windows 10 bug – but you’re going to have to wait

March 1, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

A recently-found bug in Windows 10 has just been fixed by Microsoft, but at the moment it’s only available to people who signed up to the Windows Insider program. The bug itself is particularly nasty, so it’s good that Microsoft […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft is testing out this new way of delivering Windows 10 features

January 27, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Microsoft is testing a new way of delivering features to Windows 10 machines via the Windows Feature Experience Pack. Microsoft started experimenting with the Windows Feature Experience Pack along with the release of the May 2020 Windows 10 update last […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft planning ‘sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows’

January 4, 2021

Via: The Verge

Microsoft is planning a “sweeping visual rejuvenation of Windows” that is designed to signal to users of the operating system that “Windows is BACK.” That’s according to a job listing posted by Microsoft recently, advertising for a software engineering role […]


Operating System, Windows

Google is about to fix one of the worst things about Chrome on Windows 10

December 24, 2020

Via: BGR

Google Chrome is the world’s most popular browser, and that’s hardly a surprise. It’s fast, features many useful tricks, and supports plenty of useful extensions that can improve the internet surface experience. Chrome is also terribly annoying, to the point […]


Operating System, Windows

Windows 10’s new optional updates explained

December 22, 2020

Via: ComputerWorld

Windows 10 users who have upgraded to version 2004 or 20H2 might have noticed something new when they go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update. Beneath the always-present “Check for updates” button, Windows update sometimes presents an […]


Operating System, Windows

Microsoft previews new way to upgrade Windows 10

December 4, 2020

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft, which has not given up on pushing frequent feature changes to Windows 10 users, this week introduced the concept of Windows Feature Experience Packs as a way to increase the number of times during a year when customers receive […]


Operating System, Windows

A closer look at Microsoft Azure Arc

September 25, 2020

Via: ZDnet

As Mary Jo Foley reported this week, hybrid cloud drew a cluster of announcements at Microsoft Ignite last week. Among them were announcements for general availability of Azure Arc enabled server that enables connecting any server to Azure where it […]