A gaming classic is coming to a Windows 10 PC near you! Microsoft has confirmed that Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition will be launching smack in the middle of November. November 14, to be precise. The company had attached a fall release window for the game during E3, and confirmed the date during its...

Oh dear! Heavens to bitsy! Two of the fan favorite apps look like they have reached the end of the road. Microsoft is relegating Paint and WordPad to optional feature status in Windows 10. What this basically means is that both these apps will be uninstall able in a future release of the OS. Likely...

With the good comes the bad. There is a thing called code debt, which is the concept of features that do not make the cut when a radically new version of a software is released. Well, we have a similar case here, of good and bad. While Microsoft announced a slew of features in the pipeline for the new...

It’s remarkable to see just how fast things move when you are not tinkering with the engine every step of the way! The new Chromium Edge browser is proof enough. Since making the switch, this new flavor of Edge has seen features added to it left right and center. The browser may still be in public testing, but...

Another week, another new Windows 10 build for Insiders to take for a test drive. This time around we have Windows 10 build 18965 to deal with, though it only comes with a single new feature. As in, there is not a lot new in this version of the preview. You can check out the details here, but basically, the...

Are you ready? Rewind back to Ignite 2018, and you will find that Microsoft pulled off a surprise by announcing the Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) service at that event. This is a service that basically allows users to run Windows 7 and Windows 10, as well as Office apps in a virtual machine in the cloud β€” Azure...

Boy, the collaboration did not take long to materialize! Microsoft jumping onto the Chromium bandwagon for its Edge web browser has already resulted in a number of positives for the two worlds. Not only is the Microsoft browser now growing leaps and bounds, Google is also taking the good work the Redmond based...

A sign of things to come? Microsoft, continuing its quest to modernize all its apps, has made a decision to move the classic Notepad application to the Store. This is an app that has been a staple of the OS for a very long time Ever since Windows 1.0, as a matter of fact, when it was released on that fine day...

Windows Defender sure has come a long way! There was a time when the baseline protection in Windows 10 was just that, baseline protection. Meaning, a third-party security solution was a necessity. Times have changed, though. And the Windows 10 OS now comes packed with a highly complex security arsenal at its...

One of more interesting features that Microsoft is working on for Windows 10 is the cloud reinstall option. This is designed to allow users to reinstall the OS straight from the sky. You know, as in, without the need of installation media. In other words, the operating system uses a system image that is stored...