Tag: Windows 10

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with WSL 2 support for ARM64 devices

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with even more Cortana and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18975 (made available to testers on September 6) to build 18980. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana and WSL improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with Cortana and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18970 (made available to testers on August 29) to build 18975. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half […]

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Acer unveils 300Hz gaming laptop for $2,800, Planet9 esports platform

At IFA 2019 in Berlin today, Acer unveiled two gaming laptops, a gaming chair, an esports platform, four new monitors, two more refreshed laptops, an all-in-one desktop, and four Chromebooks. The company clearly didn’t want to wait for CES 2020 before unloading its latest wares. The first and most obvious trend at IFA this year […]

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Net Applications: Windows 10 passes 50% market share, Windows 7 falls to 30%

More than four years after its release, Windows 10 has passed 50% in market share. That means every other desktop computer is now running Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system, according to Net Applications. It’s a nice milestone for Microsoft to finally hit, even though it took longer than the company had hoped. Windows 10 […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with tablet and recovery improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with sign-in improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18965 (made available to testers on August 21) to build 18970. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half of next year. Windows 10 is […]

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Microsoft widens its efforts to support DirectX 12 games on Windows 7

DirectX 12 works on Windows 7, but that wasn’t always the case. Microsoft originally only supported the newest graphics API on Windows 10 and Windows 8. But the company expanded that to Windows 7 earlier this year. This enables developers to take advantage of the technology on the older OS. The importance of DirectX 12 […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with sign-in improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with sign-in improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18963 (made available to testers on August 16) to build 18965. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half of next year. Windows 10 is […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, and mouse cursor improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with Task Manager, virtual desktop, mouse cursor, Notepad, and Chinese IME improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18956 (made available to testers on August 7) to build 18963. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in […]

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Microsoft Flight Simulator’s Insider Program is go for takeoff

Microsoft Flight Simulator is taking to the skies in 2020, but the publisher is sharing details about the current state of development beginning today. Microsoft launched the game’s Insider Program, and you can sign up for it right here. Insiders get regular updates about the studio and Microsoft Flight Simulator as well as a roadmap […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with Network Status, Chinese IME, and Calculator improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18950 (made available to testers on July 31) to build 18956. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half of […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with Japanese IME and Snip & Sketch improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18945 (made available to testers on July 26) to build 18950. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half of […]

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview with Cortana, WSL, and accessibility improvements. The update bumps Windows 10 from build 18941 (made available to testers on July 18) to build 18945. These builds are from the 20H1 branch, which represents the Windows 10 update that will arrive in the first half of next year. […]

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