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Dec 5th, 2018, by in Latest news

The company is looking to use a more divisionally-collaborative approach to the way it designs software and hardware going forward.

Oct 25th, 2018, by in Latest news

Microsoft is looking to go back to its old role as an alley-oop assisting Center, by providing a bit of digital billboard space with a new section on its Microsoft Store website to help OEM’s peddle their wares powered by Windows.

Sep 19th, 2018, by in Latest news

Perhaps, one of Microsoft’s most popular software developers, Adobe, has recently announced via its Adobe blog, Adobe Creative Cloud will, “no longer support Windows 7, 8 and even some versions of 10.”

Aug 20th, 2018, by in Latest news

After ending mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1 a year ago, Microsoft announced today that Windows Phone 8.x handsets will no longer get app updates after July 1, 2019.

Apr 5th, 2018, by in Latest news

The official Evernote app has updated to Version 6.11 on Windows PCs and tablets running Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and 10. This latest update improves the drag-and-drop functionality, improves the loading of notes, adds a new zoom feature to the image gallery, and brings support for over 100 new emoji. Here’s the official release notes. […]

Jan 9th, 2018, by in Latest news

Microsoft ended mainstream support for Windows 8.1 operating systems today so, while the company will still supply security updates and patches through to January 10th 2023, the operating system itself will no longer receive fixes or improvements. Windows 8 (and 8.1) devices are already behind Windows 10 machines in regards to security, features, and support […]

Dec 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

Store editors are removing the installer tool as the company sees it violating its Store policies.

Dec 14th, 2017, by in Opinion

he Windows team is looking to inject some refinement in the way content and information are displayed in the latest OS offering by iterating on its controversial Modern Design with its 2.0 version labeled Fluent Design.

Nov 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has announced that it will be shutting down and ending support for its own Reader app in early 2018 for all Windows 10 devices. The notice came as a pop-up message in the app itself after a recent update that states that the app will become completely unusable after February 15th next year. The […]

Sep 19th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has pushed out an update to their Reader app on all Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 PCs. The app is a very streamlined pdf file viewer that launched alongside the Windows 8 operating system and it remains one of the fastest and simplest ways to open pdf files, read them, and make annotations or […]

Jul 11th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft may have released some updates to their Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile operating systems as part of their monthly Patch Tuesday updates but that doesn’t mean that they’ve forgotten about Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. Both received security updates today which also contain a fix for an Internet Explorer 11 crash bug on […]

Jun 23rd, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft is sending out emails to Skype users notifying them that Google, LinkedIn or Yahoo connections will no longer auto-populate in Skype, but this change will also affect Outlook.com accounts.

May 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

WikiLeaks has published details of another exploit used by the CIA – a piece of spyware that can completely hijack a Windows-based system.

May 14th, 2017, by in Latest news

Take a look at the top Microsoft news for the past week – from Windows XP and other versions receicing

May 13th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft has released patches for several of its unsupported operating systems to fix an exploit being used by the WannaCrypt ransomware that wreaked havoc across many countries.

May 9th, 2017, by in Latest news

A fix for the critical remote code execution vulnerability is now available to download on Windows 7, 8.1, RT, 10 and Windows Server 2016.

Mar 20th, 2017, by in Latest news

Microsoft Translator will soon be deprecated on older Windows platforms including Windows 8, Windows Phone 7.1 and Windows Phone 8.

Nov 25th, 2016, by in Latest news

Microsoft is planning to introduce a new design language called “NEON” in the Redstone 3 update. The Microsoft Design Language has changed a lot since it’s first release back in 2002 and now it seems like it’s time for another drastic change.

Nov 3rd, 2016, by in Latest news

I’ve been a fan of Asphalt 8: Airborne since it’s release, and while the quality of the gameplay has downgraded with a weird requirement always to be connected to the internet while playing and the strong push at the freemium model the games includes, it is still quite enjoyable even today. But this isn’t about […]

Oct 12th, 2016, by in Latest news

A few days ago, Windows Insiders on Fast Fing got build 14942, which included a teeny-weeny change in this menu that mostly went unnoticed amongst some other new features.

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