One of the signature features of the Windows platform has finally come to the official Spotify app for Windows 10. Live Tiles are now available for the application, in various sizes. Spotify has taken centerstage lately, after hitting the Windows Store earlier in 2017. And that’s because Microsoft is done with its...

What is old is new again. Microsoft finally bought the functionality that was available in its mobile OS to the Windows 10 on computers, that being the ability to create Start menu folders. These are basic folders that allow you to essentially organize your Live Tiles into clusters. See how easy it is to create Start...

Remember the Windows 8 Live Tiles lawsuit? Sure you don’t. This fluffy little piece of litigation has been an ongoing process ever since the debut of the software titan’s modern operating system. A company by the name of SurfCast filed a complaint in the United States District Court of Maine, back in 2012, alleging...

Fans of the Windows Phone mobile operating system can finally rejoice. Microsoft seems to be readying a whole bunch of different features, some small, and others large — literally, that is. We already got our first detailed look at the notification center a little while back. And now it seems that users might soon be...

The addition of new Live Tile sizes is one make over in Windows 8.1 that grabbed the attention of technology enthusiasts early on. It actually was one of the first reported visuals changes in the upcoming operating system. And it came to light when rumors of Windows 8.1 first hit the web. The past few months have...

It goes without saying that the Start Screen of Windows Blue will perhaps the widest array of customization options, as Microsoft seems focused on refining this aspect of its upcoming operating system. And one thing the software titan seems to have done is increase the number of Live Tiles rows. According to a report...

Now this is something that may very well unsettle a lot of iOS users. Insider sources have tested the upcoming iOS 7 claim that some radical changes are in order for Apple’s mobile operating system. The interface is said to be — wait for it — as flat as Metro in Windows Phone. Talking to 9to5mac, one source said that...

Tami Reller had a busy day yesterday, even by her standards. The Windows boss was interviewed by a number of media outlets, where she talked about both Windows 8 and Microsoft Surface tablets. Continuing her interview circuit, the CFO of the Windows division even appeared in an in-house Q&A session at Microsoft, where...

The live tiles that make up the Windows 8 Start Screen are one of the best (and more important) features of Microsoft’s new operating system. Most people love them, some don’t, but you’ll have to look really hard to find someone that believes that the live tiles looking anything short of great. Only problem is, they...

You might remember hearing back in November about Microsoft being sued over live tiles by a company called Surfcast. According to Surfcast they have a patent on this type of interface and wants Microsoft to pay them a licensing fee to use it. Now we are hearing that the trial date has been set for September 3rd of...