Running Windows on Chromebooks is going to get easier (for some users and devices)

Chromebooks are, by definition, laptops that run Google’s Chrome OS operating system. But that doesn’t mean you’re limited to running web apps on a Chromebook. In recent years Google has added support for running Android apps and Linux apps. And soon you may be able to run Windows software as well. Heck, you’ll be able […]

Report: Windows 10X pushed back to 2021, and it’ll be crippled at launch

Windows 10X was supposed to launch this fall for dual-screen and foldable computers including the Microsoft Surface Neo. But those plans have changed. Earlier this year Microsoft announced this new version of Windows would support only single-screen devices at launch, before eventually coming to dual-screens and foldables. Now ZDNet reports that launch has been delayed. […]

Microsoft Edge is dead, long live Microsoft Edge Chromium (and other Windows 10 features killed off in the May 2020 Update)

Microsoft started rolling out Windows 10 version 2004 this week, also known as the Windows 10 May 2020 Update. And while there are a bunch of new features, Microsoft is also killing off a bunch of older features. The company has posted a list of Windows 10 features and functionality that have been removed from […]

Windows 10X will debut on single-screen devices

When Microsoft first announced Windows 10X, the company described it as a new version of Windows that would be optimized for dual-screen and foldable computers like the upcoming Microsoft Surface Neo. But over time it became clear that the new OS would also run on single-screen computers. Now Microsoft’s Panos Panay says the first PCs […]

Report: Surface Neo and other dual-screen Windows 10X PCs pushed back to 2021

Microsoft’s Surface Neo dual-screen tablet running Windows 10X was supposed to be ready to ship in time for the 2020 holiday season. But according to a new report from ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft is pushing back the release date until next year. Windows 10X is still expected to ship this year — but Foley says […]

Microsoft PowerToys v0.16 adds batch image resizing, Window Walker text-based task switcher

Microsoft revived its PowerToys utility last year releasing a new open-source version designed to tweak the Windows 10 experience. Since then, Microsoft has been releasing regular updates bringing bug fixes, performance enhancements, and… new toys. This week Microsoft released PowerToys v.016 and, among other things, it support for batch image resizing from File Explorer, and […]