Is this the beginning of the end for live tiles? We have some new intelligence that Microsoft wants to get rid of live tiles for Windows Lite, and instead go with a static Start Menu. News has been slowly trickling out for this new version of the operating system that is in development behind closed doors at...

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...

The Windows 10 Start Menu has not really evolved much beyond simple touchups and design improvements here and there. Not bad, even though new features would be more than welcome. But while we wait for new options like dynamic tiles and whatnot, smaller refinements will make do. Windows 10 19H1, the upcoming...

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...

And it’s coming to a PC near you! Looks like Microsoft is planning some new features for the Windows 10 Start Menu, with refinements already out in the open for this highly used element of the OS. Refinements that can be tested in the newly released Redstone 6 preview build of the operating system. Or, well,...

Microsoft can pull a fast one, as well as anyone. But every now and then, the company pulls of a surprising surprise, something which leaves everyone confused. Case in point, a new Windows 10 app that has shown up all of a sudden on some PCs. Technically, it’s not even an application, it’s a shortcut to one. But...

One of the most useful accessibility features included in Windows 10 is the Magnifier. This simple tool enlarges whatever that is being display on the screen. Making it easy to read and view what is being shown, particularly for people that have eyesight issues. You can use the Magnifier tool to enlarge part, or...

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...

It’s raining screenshots! We were treated to the first screenshot of an alleged Windows 9 build a day or so back, and now an image appears to show the new Start Menu. You can take a look at the Windows 9 build 9788 screen grab here, by the way. And now a new screenshot has been published on the My Digital Life...

Things are moving fast in the world of Windows. With development of the second update for Windows 8.1 currently at an advanced stage, word is that Microsoft have started work on a third refresh. Some rumors that popped up yesterday hinted at this. But while the company is yet to talk about these upcoming releases...