Until today, Windows desktop app developers had difficulty in accessing the detailed analytics data about their app performance. Microsoft is solving this issue with the new Windows Desktop Program through which developers can access their app analytics data through one-stop portal or access the data via an API. Show More Summary
Get ready to sail the seven seas with the Sea of Thieves closed beta – here's how you can play. One of Microsoft's most anticipated games of 2018, Sea of Thieves, is set to kick off its closed beta soon, with nearly a week of testing set to occur. Show More Summary
Windows Server Insiders can now get their hands on a new build. Following up on a fresh build released last week, Microsoft has made another Windows Server Insider Preview build available....
Hey, Cortana: Speed it up! Cortana may not enjoy the same level of tight integration on iOS as it does on Windows, but the app still has its users....
Which form factor should you go for? 2-in-1 Windows PCs, that is those that can be both laptop and tablet, continue to rise in popularity. Spearheaded by Microsoft's own Surface Pro, the category is fielding some of the best-designed...Show More Summary
With Fitbit releasing a new app to the Microsoft Store, I was anxious to see how much it'll help my workouts. Here are the results. Fitbit Coach is a guided workout application that's available on a number of platforms, including iOS and Android. Show More Summary
While macOS features a built-in previewer app, users of the more popular Windows OS often have to rely on third-party applications to preview their files in Explorer. I stumbled on QuickLook last week in the Microsoft Store and it’s exactly what the doctor ordered in that regard. Show More Summary
Did you know there are a handful of Android games that support Xbox achievements? Much like Windows Phone in its heyday, Microsoft has bought a number of its mobile game titles to Android, complete with Xbox Live integration. For some...Show More Summary
Hey, good morning! Morning there! Ready to shop in Amazon's store of the future? How about grabbing a cheap Windows laptop for your kid's next semester?
Internet games that Microsoft distributed with its Windows 7 operating system throw the error code 0x80041004 right now when you try to play them. Microsoft distributed local and Internet games with the […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Show More Summary
Recent Insider Builds of the upcoming Windows 10 version 1803 suggest that the system includes options to view and delete diagnostic data. Microsoft's stance on privacy has been criticized by privacy advocates […] Ghacks needs you. You can find out how to support us here or support the site directly by becoming a Patreon. Show More Summary
Microsoft has unveiled a new range of laptops aimed at schools and students. With prices starting at just $189, these new Windows 10 devices are designed to crush the Chromebook rebellion currently threatening to topple the Microsoft empire. Show More Summary
After receiving significant pushback from privacy authorities in Europe and other regions, Microsoft has been steadily refining their approach to collecting data from your PC. The latest innovation, spotted by ZDNet in Windows 10 Build 17063...Show More Summary
For the past three years, Microsoft has watched as Google's Chromebooks have eaten away at the low-cost Windows PC market. Chromebooks have gone from being a rarity to a highly practical option for kids, college students, and anyone who doesn't need to use fancy software. The biggest component of Chrome OS's growth has been price. Show More Summary
How often do you stop and think about the apps you’re installing on your computer? We’re not talking about apps like Microsoft Word or Adobe Photoshop, which have millions of users and are perfectly safe to use. We mean other third-party apps that, on the face of it, perform useful tasks. Show More Summary
With the introduction Windows 10, Microsoft revealed a new Photos App which was better than the existing photo viewers and did carry editing capabilities which were an addition. The photo app sure was great but I still liked the old Photo Viewer. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp. is upping the ante against Google Inc. in the hotly contested education sector. The company today unveiled new devices and software tools aimed at winning over more schools to Windows 10, which is estimated to have a market share of 22 percent in the U.S. Show More Summary
The world continues to move to the cloud and less is being done with offline apps. Last month I put my Microsoft Surface Pro 4 on the shelf and connected my new Google Pixelbook to my external Dell monitor as I went all in with a Chromebook.
More transparency-focused privacy tools appear to be on the way in the next major Windows 10 update. Microsoft has been gradually adding more privacy controls with each successive update to Windows 10, and it looks as if that's set continue in the next big update....
Microsoft today announced several new education initiatives including affordable Windows laptops, new Office 365 updates focused on students and teachers and more. One of the most interesting things they announced is around Windows Mixed Reality. Show More Summary