Articles about Windows

Microsoft Office 2021 Will Be Launching Later This Year
Right now, Microsoft sells its Office productivity suites in two ways: a one-time purchase or a subscription to Microsoft 365. The subscription would be cheaper for the short-term, but in the long-run, it could be more expensive. However, the idea is that the subscription will ensure users will always have access to the latest features.

Samsung Will Be Bringing Quick Share To Windows
One of the advantages of owning an iPhone and a Mac computer is the AirDrop feature that lets users quickly and easily transfer files from their phone to their computer and vice versa. However, it seems that Samsung owners will be getting a similar feature themselves on their Windows PCs.

Microsoft Will Uninstall The Old Edge Browser From Windows Computers Starting April 13
While Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has improved by leaps and bounds over the years, it seemed like the stigma from the old days was too hard to shake, which resulted in Microsoft opting to create a new browser called Edge. However, even then that did not last long as Microsoft later rebuilt Edge using the Chromium platform.

How to Change Microphone Volume in Windows 10
Are you getting feedback from people that say that you sound too quiet when you’re on video or voice calls? Then you might want to increase your microphone’s volume, and here’s how you can do that.

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Apple Pulls iCloud 12 Update For Windows
Yesterday, we reported that after a premature announcement, Apple had finally released the latest version of iCloud for Windows. With this update, Apple brought its iCloud Keychain feature to Google Chrome where it could now be used as an extension of the browser to help users fill in passwords for logins that were previously saved in iCloud.

Korean A Capella Group Recreates Windows Sound Effects With Astonishing Accuracy
If you’ve ever watched an a capella group perform, you know how impressive it can get. The sound effects made purely using the human voice is almost unbelievable, but yet they manage to do it. In fact, if you’re looking for a good example of an a capella group in action, then check out the video above.

Microsoft Takes Aim At Apple In New Surface Pro 7 Ad
Microsoft and Apple’s rivalry dates back decades, even though Microsoft did help Apple through a tough time when Microsoft’s then-CEO, Bill Gates, bought $150 million worth of non-voting shares of Apple, and also gave them free-access to use Microsoft Office on Apple’s Mac computers.

This App Will Bring iMessage To Windows And Android
It used to be that back in the day, platform-exclusive messaging apps were a thing. For example, BlackBerry Messenger used to be so popular that people would actually buy BlackBerry phones just to use it. These days, the focus is more on cross-platform compatibility.

How To Disable The Windows 10 Login Screen
If you want to disable the Windows 10 login screen so that you can startup your computer faster, here’s what you need to do.

How to Change Your Monitor’s Refresh Rate on Windows 10
Monitors come in varying refresh rates and they’re usually set to a particular refresh rate by default, but did you know that you can actually increase or decrease your monitor’s refresh rate?

Microsoft Job Listing Hints At Major Windows Redesign
With every iteration of Windows, Microsoft has made changes to its UI to improve on the experience. However, with Windows 8, the company kind of fumbled which resulted in users choosing to stick with Windows 7 instead of upgrading. The company finally turned things around with Windows 10, which offered modest improvements over the drastic changes in Windows 8.

Microsoft Is Developing A Universal Outlook Web App For Windows And Mac
While having more operating systems to choose from is a good thing as it encourages competition and offers up a variety, it can also be difficult and tricky for developers as they will need to develop apps that are similar across different platforms. Microsoft is hoping to solve this, at least with Outlook, by developing a universal Outlook web app that will work across both Windows and Mac.

Microsoft Could Follow In Apple’s Footsteps And Design Their Own Chipset
As far as computer manufacturers are concerned, Apple is the only company that makes their own chipsets with the M1 that was launched a few months ago. While some have expressed skepticism about Apple’s plans to transition away from Intel, who is more or less the default choice when it comes to computer processors, early reviews have painted Apple’s efforts in a very favorable light.

Parallels Preview Now Available For Apple’s M1 Macs
Shortly after Apple’s announcement of their M1 Mac computers, Parallels announced that they will be working on an M1 compatible version of their software. The good news is that Parallels has since reached out to customers informing them that the latest version of the app that is compatible with the M1 chipset is now available through the Mac Technical Preview Program.

Benchmarks Show How Far Behind Windows ARM Devices Are Compared To Apple’s M1
The concept of an ARM-based computer isn’t new and we’ve actually see quite a few examples in the past where there have been laptops powered by Qualcomm’s chipsets. Microsoft even has something of their own in the form of the Surface Pro X which is powered by Microsoft’s SQ1 chipset.

M1 Mac Mini Running ARM Windows Outperforms Microsoft’s Surface Pro X
Right now, Apple’s M1 Mac computers do not support the running of virtualization software like Parallels or Boot Camp, which means that those looking to run Windows alongside macOS are out of luck, at least for now, and as far as official support is concerned. However, developer Alexander Graf managed to get the ARM version of Windows up and running.

How to enable or disable Windows 10’s full screen Start Menu
One of the features of Windows 10 is the ability to choose to use a full screen Start Menu that’s clearly been designed for touchscreen based devices in mind, and here’s how you can enable or disable the feature.

Apple Says Ball In Microsoft’s Court For M1 Compatible Version Of Windows
Right now, Apple’s M1 Mac computers do not support Windows, which means that virtualization software like Parallels or dual booting tools like Boot Camp will not let Mac users run Windows. However, it seems that Apple isn’t completely closed to the idea of an M1 native version of Windows to make its way onto their new Macs.

How To Uninstall A Windows 10 Update
If you’ve installed a recent Windows 10 update that’s been giving you problems, here’s what you need to do to roll back the update to the previous version that was working for you.

How to Fix SteamUI.dll Not Found or Missing Errors
DLL errors are annoying and it isn’t something that has a “single” solution. Even though it is easy to troubleshoot, you might have to try a few methods before you finally fix it.