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Windows 10 Build 18262 lets you remove more pre-installed apps, see which apps are DPI aware

The latest major update to Windows 10 didn’t exactly go as planned. But while beta testers are continuing to evaluate the Windows 10 October 2018 Update before it rolls out to the public, Microsoft has released a new preview build of the next version of Windows. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18262 is rolling out now, […]

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Latest Windows 10 preview handles DPI changes without a reboot, reads PDFs aloud to you (in Edge web browser)

Microsoft’s latest preview build of Windows 10 for PCs includes new features for the Edge web browser, improved handling of DPI scaling changes, and support for Emoji 5.0 in the Emoji keyboard, along with a bunch of other feature tweaks, bug fixes, and performance improvements. Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16237 is now available for […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update brings better support for high-DPI displays (sort of)

There are a growing number of Windows computers with higher-than-1080p displays. Desktop users can buy 4K monitors. Laptop customers have plenty of options for notebooks with 2560 x 1440 pixel, 3200 x 1600 pixel, or even 3840 x 2160 pixel screens. And tablets like the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Asus Transformer 3 Pro also […]

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Lilbits (4-15-2014): Intel’s mobile struggles

With PC sales leveling off, Intel, Microsoft and other companies that have built enormous business around desktop and laptop computers are trying their hardest to make a dent in the newfangled mobile space… with mixed results. Intel reported its quarterly earnings today, and while the company beat estimates, revenue dropped a bit from the same […]

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Windows 8.1 to offer better support for high-res displays, multi-monitor setups

Last year it was tough to find a Windows laptop or a desktop computer with a display resolution higher than 1920 x 1080 pixels. This year they seem to be popping up all over. Sasmung, HP, Asus, Acer, and Fujitsu are just a few of the companies bringing laptops with higher-than-1080p screens to market this year. A number […]

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Paranoid Android 3.0 RC1 is a configurable Android ROM for phones, tablets

Paranoid  Android is a custom ROM for Android devices which is probably best known for letting users adjust DPI settings on a per-app basis. In plain English, that means you can decide whether each app on your device should be displayed in phone or tablet mode. But with the launch of Paranoid Android 3.0, the […]

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Change DPI settings for Android apps to enable tablet apps on a phone (root only)

Google Android lets developers create apps that behave differently on phones and tablets. For instance the default Gmail app has a two-column view on a tablet, but if you use the exact same app on a phone, you only see one column. Some apps, such as personal finance tracker Mint or photo editing app Photoshop […]