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Microsoft will stop including Paint 3D and 3D Viewer for new Windows installations

Four years after releasing the Windows 10 Creators Update with an emphasis on new content creation features, Microsoft is making a few of those features optional. Starting with Windows 10 Preview Build 21332, which began rolling out this week, when you do a clean install of Windows 10 the Paint 3D and 3D Viewer applications won’t be […]

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Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update is now rolling out (for some phones)

The Windows 10 Creators Update for desktop and notebook computers began rolling out a few weeks ago. Now the update is making its way to Windows 10 Mobile smartphones. Well, some Windows 10 Mobile phones anyway. Only 13 phones are officially getting the update. Like the Creators Update for PCs, the new version of Windows […]

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Microsoft: Windows 10 Creators Update only coming to 13 phones (officially)

Microsoft recently began rolling out the Windows 10 Creators Update to PC users. But what about phones? The company has an update for those too… but only a handful of phones will get it… kind of. Only 13 existing phones are getting an official update from Windows 10 Anniversary Update to the Windows 10 Creators […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update includes big Windows Subsystem for Linux improvements

One of the most surprising things about Windows 10 is that it supports some Linux software. That’s thanks to a feature called the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) which is an Ubuntu-based file system designed to let developers run command line tools in a Linux terminal window. Now that Microsoft has begun rolling out the Windows […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update puts all your privacy settings in one place

Windows 10 has gotten a lot of flak from privacy advocates for the amount of data the operating system collects about you. But while there’s no simple way to turn off all of the operating system’s data collection, Microsoft does let you disable some features such as location tracking, speech recognition and features related to advertising. Now […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update will be a phased rollout (Starting on PCs April 11th, phones on April 25th)

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Creators Update will start rolling out to PC users on April 11th. But Microsoft says not everyone will get the update on day one. The company will be doing a phased rollout and it could take several months before all eligible devices get the free update. That April 11th start date is […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update rollout begins April 11th

Sure, you can already get your hands on the Windows 10 Creators Update by downloading the latest preview build. But if you’d rather wait for Microsoft to release the latest update to Windows 10 through the usual Windows Update process, you won’t have to wait long. Microsoft says the free software update begins rolling out […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update is ready to download (probably)

The next major update to Windows 10 is coming soon, but members of the Windows Insider Preview program have been testing pre-release builds of the Windows 10 Creators Update for months. Now word on the street is that the latest build is the RTM (Release to Manufacturing) version. That means Insiders running build number 15063 are […]

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Windows 10 might soon let you block non-Windows Store apps from installing

Microsoft is working on the next major update to Windows 10, but if you’re a member of the Windows Insider Program you don’t have to wait for the Windows 10 Creators Update to be released to try some of the new features. Almost every week Microsoft releases a new preview build of the operating system […]

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Latest Windows 10 preview includes Unified Update Platform, next-gen Paint app and more

Microsoft is already rolling out features from the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update to members of the Windows Insider program, even though the Creators Update isn’t expected to ship to the general public until early next year. For example, Preview Build 14959, which was released today, includes a preview of the new Paint 3D app […]

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Windows 10-compatible VR headsets coming for $299 and up

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Creators Update places a heavy focus on 3D content… by offering new tools to create 3D imagery and new ways to interact with 3D objects. And you don’t need a $3000 HoloLens headset or $600 Oculus Rift to do it. Microsoft has announced that a bunch of PC makers will be releasing […]

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Windows 10 Creators Update coming in early 2017

Microsoft has announced that the next major version of Windows is coming in early 2017, and it’ll be called the Windows 10 Creators Update. That’s because some of the most noteworthy new features are aimed at content creation. Like this year’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the new update will be available for free on any […]