Say goodbye to the old classic Microsoft Office icons, which sported a big bold letter with a bit of a graphical suggestion of what that program was supposed to do. This was a style that has stuck through the decades — for better or for worse. Better, mostly. But Microsoft is leaving all of that behind, with this...

Two bugs, one fix. Never the brightest of ideas. Although Microsoft is still mum on the matter, some information has finally emerged on the critical file removal bug that plagued Windows 10. Or, the newly released October 2018 Update, to be more specific. This latest version of the OS was pulled only a few days after...

Oh my! What are we going to do, for our Wednesday is ruined! Microsoft has confirmed that there would be no new Windows 10 Insider builds this week. The company traditionally launches a new preview build in the Fast ring on Wednesday. Allowing members enrolled in its Windows Insider program to test the next upcoming...

Well, well, what have we here! Collaboration! It seems that Microsoft, Google and Qualcomm are all working together to bring the Chrome web browser to Windows 10 on ARM computers. Microsoft’s operating system is catching up fast with other platforms to offer better support on ARM processors, but this is not possible...

Well, not exactly caught, per se. But the company did stir up a little controversy in a cup, when folks found ads in the Windows 10 Mail app, which were targeting select users. Users that are have not subscribed to Office 365. And just when it looked like when Microsoft was ready to embark onto a new adventure full of...

Shiver me timbers! Microsoft has conducted its own investigation on the new PC market in Asia, and found that Windows piracy is quite a thing over there. It’s downright insane — the number of computers that are sold with a pirated Windows license. As reported, the technology giant purchased PCs between May and July...

Looks like Redmond is at it again! The company, famed as much for renaming and rebranding, as it is for software and services has new codenames for Windows 10. Earlier this year we learned that the software titan was ditching its Redstone codenames for the operating system. Instead, a new codename that reflected the...

Fresh statistics! Get your fresh statistics here! It was back in the good old days of 2015 that Redmond launched the Microsoft By the Numbers website, designed to offer interesting tidbits of information about the company and its products. Fast forward a bit later, and the software titan shut down the page a few...

Boy oh boy, Microsoft sure had quite an October! The company had a rather colorful launch of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, with the release plagued by several issues before being paused. Everything from data loss to problems related to the default ZIP tool that causes hiccups when copying from an archive to a...

We have a new contender! After notable success on the Xbox platform, Microsoft has now revealed plans to bring its Game Pass subscription service to PC. This is a service similar to Netflix, where gamers pay $9.99 per month to get access to a library of games. Some 200 new and old titles, including many big Microsoft...