Microsoft protects its software copyrights with Activation keys. When you purchased your copy of Windows 10, you were supplied with an Activation key that is necessary for you to use all Windows 10 features. Validation simply checks that Activation key against Microsoft’s database to ensure your copy of Windows 10 was...

What is an operating system? An operating system is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer’s memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer’s language. Without an...

Microsoft can pull a fast one, as well as anyone. But every now and then, the company pulls of a surprising surprise, something which leaves everyone confused. Case in point, a new Windows 10 app that has shown up all of a sudden on some PCs. Technically, it’s not even an application, it’s a shortcut to one. But a...

Man, this dual screen stuff is either going to define the next decade, or it’s going to blow up real soon! A day barely passes before we get to hear everyone heading in this direction. This time around, it’s Intel. The chip giant is working on its own version of a dual screen notebook PC. Yes, the company is still all...

Don’t look now, but there’s a new Windows 10 Redstone 5 build out. And it brings with it a few new features, this build 17686 that is available for Insiders enrolled in the Fast ring and Skip Ahead channel. It offers some handy new options for Local Experience Packs and Windows Mixed Reality. As Microsoft so...

Microsoft is believed to be working on a new foldable device that uses two or three different displays, but so are others. ASUS Precog is a sign that companies are moving ahead fast with this concept. We also know that Dell is pondering such a device. However, the Precog concept that ASUS showed off at Computex 2018...

The Always Connected Windows 10 PCs strike back! Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 is now officially a thing, with the company unveiling this new Mobile Compute Platform at Computex today. Microsoft and Qualcomm have been at it together for a while now, bringing Windows 10 to ARM based devices. The two companies announced their...

We making this trip again? Forcing new versions of the OS is something that got Microsoft into quite a bit of trouble in the past, but Windows 10 April 2018 update seems to be the same story. According to this report, that is to say. If you were pleasantly surprise by the rapidly rising install base of this new...

The Surface Phone may be one of the worst kept secrets in recent memory, at least in the technology world. But on the flipside, it means that fans keep on imagining what this mysterious device looks like. This user concept is one of many that has made their way out in recent months, and well, years. But it one of the...

It’s a Dell. Dell, of all companies, is diving headfirst into the new form factor that Microsoft is said to be pursuing, with rumors that the company is working on its own implementation of the Surface Phone. Or, what is usually referred to as, the Andromeda device. And this is interesting, because Dell seems to have...