Dream. Come true. Microsoft may be planning a modular Surface Monitor and PC for release in 2020, with the company also said to be exploring the use of AMD processors in its hardware lineup. There is also mention of an ambient Cortana device. This has been revealed in a new book by Microsoft watcher Brand Sams,...

The screen refresh rate is basically the number of times your display updates any given seconds. This figure is measured in Hertz, and as you may expect, the higher it is, the smoother the experience. There is a marked difference between 60 Hz, and anything below it. That is why most monitors and displays available on...

The screen resolution of your display determines the amount of information that it displayed on the screen at any given time. It is measured in horizontally and vertically in pixels. Lowers screen resolutions like 640 x 480 will show fewer items, while higher resolutions like 1920 x 1080 will fit more of them. The...

Since a screen is the biggest drain on your laptop or tablet battery, Windows 10 automatically turns it off after a set period of time when the device is not in use. You can, of course, modify this setting, specifying anywhere between a few minutes to several hours. Or even prevent the operating system from turning...

Windows tablet hardware, much like the Windows PC hardware, has been stuck with subpar resolutions for years now. Resolutions like 720p may be serviceable in screen sizes 8-inches and under. But full HD displays are the future, and many users demand this standard in their devices. Luckily, Lenovo has listened, and the...

Another interesting leak from WZOR on Twitter. He has posted some screenshots from Appearance and Personalization > Display in Windows 8.1 Update 1. This update shows scaling and font scaling in the new Windows update. First, I’ll show you what it looks like in Windows 8.1 Then I’ll show you what it looks like in the...

Microsoft, and many would say, Nokia are not companies that are overly eager to go in on a specifications race. Instead both emphasize on features, design and the overall experience. But with Update 3 for Windows Phone 8, Redmond’s mobile platform is more than ready to play with the big boys of the Android world. Not...

The technology world is still reeling with the exciting second generation Surface launch at the start of this week, but a whole bunch of interesting Surface Mini details have just leaked out. Microsoft is yet to confirm plans for a smaller Surface slate, but sources close to the matter believe the new device is likely...

The displays, along with the premium build quality of the tablets, are two things that have won plaudits for the first generation Surface slates. But now Microsoft seems to upping the ante in the second generation tablets. Redmond plans to unleash its second generation Surface slates at an event in New York on...

The much enhanced support for portrait mode that Microsoft has built specifically for smaller tablets is one of the most focal new features of Windows 8.1, but some users have found and reported an issue when launching apps in this mode. According to some post on Microsoft’s support forums, Metro apps become unusable...