Who can say no to a nice little preview build on Friday, just before the weekend? I know I can’t. Microsoft is here with Windows 10 build 18329 for Insiders enrolled in the Fast ring of the program. And it comes packing a few interesting little features. While there were some doubts whether the development team...

Divorce! It’s Wednesday, and that can only mean one thing. Time for a fresh Insider preview. This time around we have Windows 10 build 18317, which comes with a few notable new features. As Microsoft notes in the release notes, there are improvements to font management, Start Menu reliability and more in this new...

Wednesdays become glorious again! Normal service has resumed as Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 18290 today to the Fast ring channel of the preview program. This, after a brief pause last week due to Thanksgiving. Build 18290 as the company highlights, mostly comes with some refinements to the UI. Which...

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...

Code debt. The term for the features that are missing from a new version of a product. Well, Microsoft had a fair bit of this in Windows 10, and Cortana sure is taking some of the load. It appears that the options that were previously part of Windows 8 natively, are now being added to the digital...

No harm in copying a good though, right? The Spotlight feature on Apple devices is quite good, and it looks like Cortana is getting something similar in Windows 10 with the Redstone 4 update. The integration of the digital voice assistant was seen as a standout feature of the OS, but ever since its introduction...

Windows uses the index to provide you with search results faster. You can specify which locations to include in the search index, and even filter for the file types you wanted indexed. The Windows Search service runs the indexing process in the background, and automatically rebuilds and updates any changes made...

Cortana, the digital assistant built into Windows 10, is all about the cloud. She can show you your content stored in the cloud, but if you don’t want that you can disable it easily. This handy new option was finally added by Microsoft in the Fall Creators Update, where Cortana has her dedication section. This...

Renew it, actually. Microsoft and Yahoo signed their search deal in 2009, which saw the Bing become the search provider for Yahoo services. The partnership has seen ups and downs, though. There was even recent speculation that Yahoo might end the deal. However, both companies have announced a continuation —...

Time for one of those regular Bing updates! Redmond has rolled out a new Bing Image Search refresh, providing the service with some subtle layout improvements and a few useful features. Features that improve the quality of search. The biggest visual change is that the emphasis is now on the images, instead of...