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Microsoft Might Have Killed Development On Windows 10X
Windows 10 is Microsoft’s latest operating system, but the company is working on variants of it. One of those is Windows 10X, which was originally designed with foldable devices, like the Surface Neo, in mind. However, later this changed where Microsoft wanted Windows 10X to focus on single-screen devices.

Microsoft Will Remove Flash From Windows 10 Computers This Summer
Now that Flash has officially reached its end of life, it seems that Microsoft will also be taking more proactive steps in removing it from Windows 10 computers. This is according to an updated blog post on Microsoft’s website where they revealed that they will include a Flash Player removal tool in Windows 10 patches starting this summer.

Latest Windows 10 Update Addresses Gaming Issues From Previous Update
There is a reason why when there are new updates, not everyone rushes out to get their hands on it. This is because there are times when an update actually poses more of a problem than a solution, so some people wait it out to give it some time for others to test and report back before updating.

You Can Now Run Windows 10 On M1 Macs...Kind Of
If you miss being able to run Windows on your M1-based Mac computer, you’re in luck because the folks behind Parallels Desktop has announced that in the latest version of their software, they are giving users the ability to install Windows 10 on ARM on their Mac computers, although there is a catch.

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How To Uninstall Flash Player On Windows 10 + macOS
Now that support for Adobe Flash has officially come to an end, here’s what you’ll need to do if you wish to remove Flash Player from either Windows 10 or macOS.

Microsoft’s Windows 10X Expected In The Second Half Of 2021
So we know that Microsoft is developing a new version of Windows 10 in the form of Windows 10X. This variant was originally designed with the intention that it would provide dual screen devices, like the Microsoft Surface Neo, a more optimized Windows experience, although Microsoft did recently shift its focus back to single screen devices.

Microsoft Ends Support For Legacy Edge, Will Replace It Next Month
When Microsoft first launched Windows 10, they also introduced a new browser in the form of Edge, a departure from Internet Explorer that has been the staple of Windows for years. However, Edge did not live a very long and fruitful life, or at least that particular variant because not too long after, Microsoft rebuilt Edge using Chromium which replaced the original version.

WhatsApp Desktop Now Supports Voice And Video Calls
WhatsApp has a web and desktop version of its app which more or less does what the mobile version does. Almost. While it does almost everything the mobile version can do, like send messages, photos, videos, and documents, it cannot make voice or video calls, but that’s a feature that they were testing out last year.

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.

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.