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...

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...

Oh, Cortana! Looks like Windows 10 19H1 will come with a major change on the desktop, where the voice assistant will no longer be part of the search experience. To the delight of many, to the dismay of many. The next major version of the operating system is to come with many notable changes, one of which is right on...

During the Microsoft Surface tablet launch, Microsoft accidentally revealed the new Sky drive and Sports app icons. Click here for Larger version of the image As you can see in the above image, Skydrive, Sports and the Windows App Store has new icons. Windows 8 is presently in Pre-RTM stage and is expected to...

Syncfusion has released its Metro Studio 1 suite of more than 600 vector-based Metro icons. Free to use and freely customizable, this release is coming  just days after the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview. Syncfusion’s Metro Studio 1 will allow programmers to quickly deploy test Metro applications in the Windows...

So this is one of those items where it’s so mundane that I am almost ashamed to post it. ALMOST.. So a new, nearly trivial feature will be that Windows 8 will allow you to drag and drop icons unto the breadcrumb folder titles in the explorer window. It’s a cool flourish that shows the level of attention to detail that...