Microsoft seems to be working on a handy new feature in Windows 10 that will let users create their own quick actions right from the Action Center. As of right now, the OS comes with a limited number of quick actions — mostly system related. These include shortcuts to enable and disable Focus Assist, toggle airplane...

It has everything! Live tiles, notifications, an action center, and even a mobile version. This Windows Longhorn blast from the past has early concepts of all these features that are now available. In newer versions of the OS, including Windows 10. The first thing you will notice when comparing old school and modern...

The People Bar, also known as My People, is one of those options that Microsoft put a lot of effort in to develop. But its usage never picked up, with most users not even being aware that it was there. And as is reported, it seems that it is going away soon. Future builds from the 19H1 development branch will see a...

What would you say to a consumer version of Microsoft 365? One that could include Windows 10, Office 365, Skype, Cortana, Outlook Mobile and perhaps a few other services? Maybe even some products? If this sounds exciting, then you’d be pleased to know that the software titan is preparing such a thing. If not, well,...

Head for the hills, folks! Another privacy controversy has hit Microsoft, after it was discovered that Windows 10 continues to send data to the cloud even when you have the switch off. What a way to wrap a year where Redmond rolled out a dedicated Privacy Dashboard for users. At the same time, things are so convoluted...

More Edge goodness! Some more details on the big switch for Microsoft Edge are here with us, including what Redmond plans for extensions for its new web browser. Well, not exactly new, but running a new engine. A Chrome powered engine. Last week was all about Microsoft officially confirming the switch to the Chromium...

A Monday move, to brighten your week ahead! While Microsoft has made it a bit of a habit of releasing new builds on Wednesdays, Windows 10 build 18298 is here as a special surprise. And to make things even more interesting, this is one of those big bang releases — those select preview versions that Microsoft releases...

Eh, you win some you lose some! Right, right? Not everyone is enthralled by Microsoft switching to Chromium for its Edge browser, and Mozilla is one of the organizations that is in this camp. The move certainly came out of the blue and took people by surprise, I’ll give you that. Particularly, keeping in view the fact...

Its happening, folks! All roads led to this. And we now have official confirmation that the same engine that powers Google Chrome will now power the Microsoft Edge web browser. Multiple reports hinted at such a scenario, and it has come to pass. As good old Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President, Windows explained in...

The future is here, folks! Or will be, come late next year. And that is because Qualcomm has today announced the Snapdragon 8cx, its third chipset for Windows 10. Made official at the Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm has built this chipset from the ground up for PCs — unlike its previous two efforts before it...