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Microsoft’s redesigned Notepad for Windows 11 is now available to Insiders

Microsoft is giving the venerable Notepad application a fresh coat of paint for Windows 11. While the new version’s not quite ready for the general public yet, members of the Windows Insider program in the Dev Channel can try out a preview of the new Notepad. Notepad continues to be a rather simple app for […]

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Windows Notepad, WordPad, and Paint could become optional (and removable)

Three applications that have been part of Windows for decades may soon become optional features… meaning you’ll be able to remove them if you don’t use them. The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview builds let users uninstall Microsoft Paint, Notepad, and WordPad. Microsoft hasn’t made any official announcements, but the folks at Windows Latest spotted […]

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Qualcomm Ultra Sound NotePad digitizes notes… by listening to your pen doodles

Companies have been offering phones, tablets, and other devices with stylus or digital pen support for years. But most have relied on a passive stylus that touches your screen or an “active” stylus that communicates with your device electronically. Chip maker Qualcomm is showing off something new — a stylus that can work with a […]