Articles about Windows

How To Automatically Empty The Windows Recycle Bin (On A Schedule)
Did you know the contents in your recycle bin on Windows actually takes up space on your computer? This can add up to be a lot especially if you forget to empty it every now and then, so here’s how you can deal with that issue.

Latest Windows 10 Update Bug Could Destroy Your SSD
Updates are meant to be good things where they are expected to introduce improvements, new features, and bug fixes. However, Microsoft’s recent Windows 10 updates seem to be introducing more bugs than it fixes. In fact, the latest update for Windows 10 has revealed a new bug that could be slowly destroying your SSD.

4K Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter Could Be Launching Soon
Want to connect your laptop to a TV but don’t want to deal with the hassles of dragging cables? If you do, you may or may not have heard of the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter. For those who haven’t, this is basically an adapter for your TV (or monitor) that gives it wireless capabilities that you can then connect a Windows computer to.

How To Use Windows Apps On A Mac
If you work primarily from a Mac, there might be times when you need a piece of software that is only available on Windows, so instead of buying a new separate PC, here’s how you can run Windows apps on your Mac.

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Go Back In Time With This Mac OS 8 Emulator For Your PC
Most of us are probably familiar with Apple’s Mac computers which currently run on Intel. Some of you might even be familiar with the fact that before the move to Intel, Apple’s Mac computers ran on the PowerPC architecture, but did you know that even before that, Apple’s Mac computers were powered by Motorola’s CPUs?

Samsung Could Be Making Exynos Chipsets For Windows PCs
With Apple planning to transition their Mac computers over to a custom ARM-based silicon, we have to wonder if other companies could be planning to do something similar. It does seem like a pretty good opportunity, and according to a report from SamMobile, it seems that Samsung could be planning something similar of their own.

Microsoft Could Switch To Only Releasing One Windows Feature Update A Year
A couple of times a year, Microsoft releases new updates to Windows 10 that introduces new features to the operating system. This is great as it helps keep the operating system fresh, but it seems that the company could be considering scaling back on its feature updates to just once a year.

Microsoft’s Windows 10X Might Only Arrive In 2021
Microsoft is working on a new version of Windows 10 in the form of Windows 10X. So the question is, when will the new version be released? If you were hoping to see it by the end of 2020, you might be disappointed because according to a report from ZDNet, it seems that Windows 10X will only be arriving in the spring of 2021.

Apple Could Be Readying A New App For Windows
Last year during WWDC 2019, Apple announced that for macOS, they would be doing away with iTunes. Instead, the company opted to split up various aspects of iTunes into its own dedicated apps, like a standalone app for Apple Music and so on. However, back then Apple suggested that Windows users might have to wait.

Upcoming Windows 10 Update Will Introduce A Redesigned Start Menu
Ever since Microsoft introduced Windows 95 back in 1995, about 25 years ago, the Start Menu has become more or less the trademark of the operating system. It is where shortcuts to apps are kept, along with access to other system settings and so on. Over the years, it has undergone changes in its design, and it looks like we can look forward to a redesign soon.

June Windows 10 Update Could Trigger Unwanted Reboots
Updates are supposed to be good things. They’re supposed to introduce fixes for problems, close security vulnerabilities, introduce new features, and improve on existing ones. But it seems that Microsoft’s Windows updates have been rather problematic, and the latest June update for Windows 10 is one of them.

Apple Confirms Boot Camp Will Not Be Supported On Its ARM-Based Macs
While Apple’s macOS does certain things great, there are certain apps that users need to use that simply aren’t available for Mac. As a result, they will need to use Boot Camp or another virtualization software like Parallels. Unfortunately, it seems that Boot Camp will not be supported by Apple’s upcoming ARM-based Mac computers.

Boot Camp May No Longer Be Available On Apple Silicon Mac Computers
One of the features integrated into macOS is Boot Camp. This effectively allows users to run Windows apps on their Mac computers by booting their computers into Windows, giving users the best of both worlds, so to speak. Unfortunately, it seems that in the future, Apple’s Mac computers may no longer support it.

How To Turn Off Firewall In Windows And Mac
Firewalls are designed to help protect our computers from certain unwanted intrusions. However, there are times when it might actually hinder how we want to use our computer, and this is why turning it off can sometimes help.