PSA: Windows 7 Support Officially Ending January 14

Companies and individuals relying on Windows 7 need to start thinking about upgrading. According to Microsoft, Windows 7 support is ending January 14, 2020. In a post on the company’s site, Microsoft points out that it has been a full…

Microsoft Slips Ads Into Windows 10 and This Time They Can’t Be Disabled

MSPoweruser is reporting that Microsoft has—once again—slipped ads into Windows 10 apps, including Mail and Calendar. Unlike previous instances, however, this time the ads cannot be disabled. The last time Microsoft placed ads in their flagship apps was over a…

Microsoft Patches Serious Flaw In Internet Explorer

Microsoft has released an emergency fix for Windows 10, following the discovery of a serious flaw in Internet Explorer. The flaw is a remote code vulnerability—one of the most dangerous types of security flaws, as it opens the way for…

Microsoft Previews New Privacy Controls for Windows 10 in Insider Test

With the rising concern over online privacy, Microsoft is taking greater steps to improve security for users of its browser. The software giant is testing out a new Windows 10 preview build for PCs which is already available on Windows…

Microsoft Exec Confirms Delay of Windows 10 Timeline Feature

Microsoft launched an exciting demo at Build 2017 in May. It showcased, among other things, a convenient and useful Timeline feature in its Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This feature was supposed to work in conjunction with the Pick Up…

Facebook, Messenger & Instagram Get Windows 10 Apps

Facebook just announced new Windows 10 apps for Facebook and Messenger on desktop and Instagram on mobile. The apps, the company says, will load quickly within Windows and have the most up-to-date features. “We built the new Windows 10 Facebook…

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Coming This Summer

Microsoft made a lot of announcements today at its Build conference. You can get the basic recap here and here or view a slew of coverage here. Among them was the announcement of the Windows 10 Anniversary update, headed our…

Microsoft Announces Skype Universal Windows Platform App Preview for Windows 10

Microsoft announced that in the coming weeks, it will release the initial version of the Skype Universal Windows Platform Preview app to Windows Insiders. This was created after collecting and analyzing feedback from the consumer preview of Skype Integration for…

Microsoft Edge Browser Gets Extensions (In Preview)

Microsoft announced the first set of browser extensions for Microsoft Edge. They’re now availble in preview via the Windows Insider Program. Build 14291 was just released to the Fast ring, and the extensions are included. The initial extensions include: Microsoft…

Microsoft Upgrades Existing Windows Phone 8.1 Devices to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft announce that it is now beginning the roll-out of Windows 10 Mobile to select Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The list of supported devices for this include: Lumia 1520, 930, 640, 640XL, 730, 735, 830, 532, 535, 540, 635 1GB,…