No matter how hard Microsoft tries to modernize Skype 8, many users just want Skype Classic (Skype 7) back. Skype Classic may not have a modern interface or a simplistic feel, but users are concerned that Microsoft is just sacrificing functionality over form in Skype 8.
According to a report, Amazon will soon publish an Alexa UWP app in the Microsoft Store to expand the reach of its digital assistant. Assuming all goes according to plan, Amazon will announce the UWP Alexa app for Windows 10 later this year.
Today, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Build 17751 to Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. This Redstone 5 release does not include any new features, but instead focuses on fixing any bugs or crashes so that it is ready for public release in October.
Today, at the IFA tech conference in Berlin, Microsoft showcased a new lineup of Windows 10 laptops as well as confirmed the name of their next Windows 10 feature update coming out this fall. This next update, which was called the Redstone 5 development branch, is officially called Windows 10 October 2018 Update.
Microsoft is rolling out a new batch of cumulative updates for Windows 10 this morning with non-security improvements and fixes. The systems running Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (version 1709) are receiving the new patch with general bug fixes.
Microsoft says that the firmware update is available for all Surface Pro (2017) devices including the model 1796 and 1807. According to the official changelog, the update has improved the LTE stability.
Microsoft announced that you can now setup a Google Federation in Azure Active Directory so that Gmail users can seamlessly be invited to an organization's shared files and applications.
Earlier this week a security researcher released exploit code for a Windows zero-day affecting the Task Scheduler ALPC interface. Today, cyber-security firm Acros Security published a temporary fix (called a micropatch) that prevents exploitation of that particular zero-day.
According to a new project uploaded to the Chromium team's code review site, users may soon be able to login into Windows 10 using their Google G Suite accounts. This new feature uses a "Google Credential Provider" that will allow Windows to authenticate enterprise users against their company's G Suite account and possibly regular Go
Microsoft has been teasing a major update for Sticky Notes app over the last few weeks and today you can download the update if you're a Skip Ahead ring Insider. The Sticky Notes 3.0 for Windows 10 comes with the dark theme, cross-device syncing and more.
A security researcher has published on Twitter details about a vulnerability in the Windows OS. The vulnerability is a "local privilege escalation" issue that allows an attacker to elevate the access of malicious code from a limited USER role to an all-access SYSTEM account.
On August 21st, Microsoft released an update to the May KB4100347 Intel microcodes for Windows 10 & Windows Server 2016. After installing this latest version, Windows users are reporting that they are unable to boot Windows 10 or are having performance issues. To complicate the issue, the Intel CPU update is being pushed to AMD users
Today, Microsoft is rolling out a new preview build for the Windows Insiders in the Fast Ring. Windows 10 Build 17746 comes with a bunch of improvements, fixes, and as well known issues. You can check out all the details here.
Felix Rieseberg, a software engineer at Slack has released Windows 95 as an app for Windows, Mac or Linux. It's a 100MB Electron app that you can install and run on Windows, Mac or even Linux computers.
Today, Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Preview Build 17738.1000 (Redstone 5) to the Insiders in the Slow ring and it's the third RS5 build in the Slow ring. The company previously rolled out the same build to users enrolled in the Fast ring earlier this month and it comes with no new changes.
Microsoft has released multiple microcode updates that mitigate additional variants of the speculative code execution vulnerabilities discovered in Intel processors. The patches cover the recently disclosed CPU flaws generically referred to as Foreshadow or L1 Terminal Fault.
Some Surface Pro 4 owners who have applied the July 2018 update are reportedly having issues with the power button, reboot, and touchscreen. A total of 102 customers have backed the forum post as they are having the same problem.
Microsoft announced that they're developing an improved Windows Update mechanism that would create a small update package for easier and faster deployment. This new update type is is coming later this year with Windows 10 version 1809.
There are only general fixes and improvements in Windows 10 Build 17744 as the software maker is now focused on squashing bugs and less on new features. Microsoft has fixed issues with Timeline and Cortana.
Microsoft has just rolled out a new Insider update for Office 2016 productivity suite on Windows desktop. The Office 2016 Build 10813.20004 for Windows desktop comes with new features for Word, Excel and PowerPoint