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Windows 10 Project Neon confirmed by developer day live-stream

Windows 10 Project Neon confirmed by developer day live-stream Spotted during the Windows Developer Day live-stream (by WindowsCentral) the image shows The Neon design language in action, as well as Microsoft’s own statement on its commitment to helping developers make “beautiful, engaging experiences” using it.More: Latest Windows 10 Insider Build will let your smartphone lock and unlock your PC The added translucency found in the Project Neon update is being termed Acrylics, and will look to ape some of the visual feel that Windows 7’s Aero Glass update added.

Microsoft to give users new way to access its Office suite — the Windows Store

Microsoft to give users new way to access its Office suite — the Windows Store In recent years, Microsoft has drastically increased the number of ways users can get access to its Office suite, from the web-based implementations that are available via Office 365, to the touch-enabled versions created for mobile usage.Now, it seems that Office is making its way to the Windows Store.

Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana will now remind you to keep your promises

Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana will now remind you to keep your promises One of Cortana’s most powerful aspects is that Microsoft can continuously add new functionality in the background, which then rolls out to Cortana-enabled devices.On Thursday, Microsoft announced the general availability of suggested reminders, a feature that has been available to Windows Insiders for some time.

Microsoft Project Rome SDK is latest step toward Android-Windows 10 integration

Microsoft Project Rome SDK is latest step toward Android-Windows 10 integration At its Build 2016 event, Microsoft announced Project Rome, yet another of its many cross-platform efforts.The Windows 10 components needed to support Project Rome capabilities were released in 2017 with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new game mode is a bit of both

Snake oil, or black magic? Windows’ new game mode is a bit of both According to Microsoft, Game Mode optimizes CPU resources when you enable it in the Windows Game Bar, making it a little different from standard optimization tools like the Nvidia Experience.To gauge Game Mode’s capabilities, we tested it on two very different systems — the Dell Inspiron 7559, and the Asus ROG Strix GL553VD.

Nvidia’s new GeForce driver is optimized for ‘Halo Wars 2,’ ‘For Honor,’ more

Nvidia’s new GeForce driver is optimized for ‘Halo Wars 2,’ ‘For Honor,’ more Why it matters to you This latest driver is not only optimized for three new PC games, but it fixes issues experienced on Windows 10, Windows 8/8.It’s optimized for Halo Wars 2, For Honor, and Sniper Elite 4, and fixes numerous issues seen across several games including Second Life, The Division, and more.

Intel officially supports the Vulkan 3D graphics API on newest integrated GPUs

Intel officially supports the Vulkan 3D graphics API on newest integrated GPUs Now, Intel has joined the fray, adding in official Windows 10 for Vulkan on the integrated graphics included with its most recent CPUs, as CIO reports.More: Doom running on new Vulkan API is simply insane Specifically, Intel has enabled Vulkan support on its sixth-generation processors, known as Skylake, and its newest seventh-generation CPUs, known as Kaby Lake.

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support

Microsoft makes creating Windows 10 Sticky Notes even easier with jump list support One example is the Sticky Notes app, which supports the Windows Ink feature and active pens to eliminate the need for sticking little slips of paper all over your desk.With the latest update, Sticky Notes has added a new way to create notes along with other improvements, as OnMSFT reports.

Reinstall Windows 10 (and fix your problems) with these quick steps

Reinstall Windows 10 (and fix your problems) with these quick steps Whether you’re trying to fix a serious update problem, get rid of a virus, or prepare to give away your PC, you may eventually need to reinstall some iteration of Windows 10.More: Windows Update just not updating?

Leaked images reveal a refreshed ZenBook Flip UX360 may appear during MWC 2017

Leaked images reveal a refreshed ZenBook Flip UX360 may appear during MWC 2017 These essentially consist of Windows Hello, Cortana with Voice, Windows Ink, Continuum, Xbox, and eventually Windows Holographic.Microsoft recently focused on three of these during a keynote, indicating that Windows Hello, Windows Ink, and Cortana with Voice will provide a huge value to device owners.

Yes, you can run Windows 10 on Microsoft’s original Surface coffee table

Yes, you can run Windows 10 on Microsoft’s original Surface coffee table Long before there was Microsoft Surface Pro, Book, and Studio, there was Microsoft Surface, the coffee table.Flash forward to Friday and the industrious folks at Windows Central were able to get Windows 10 installed and running.

Apple’s new iPad ads remind us of the Mac vs. PC era

Apple’s new iPad ads remind us of the Mac vs. PC era Meanwhile, iPad sales have cratered, and today’s Windows 10 PC ecosystem is arguably stronger than ever, at least in terms of the number of excellent notebook options available to buyers.That’s true by definition, of course — PC viruses only run on PCs.

Windows Store app hints at Samsung Galaxy Book running Windows 10

Windows Store app hints at Samsung Galaxy Book running Windows 10 However, an app that has just hit the Windows Store might suggest that Samsung has other irons in the fire, as well.Over the weekend, an app by Samsung called Book Settings was discovered on the Windows Store, according to a report from MS Power User.

GDP Pocket resurrects the netbook on Indiegogo, this time running Windows 10

GDP Pocket resurrects the netbook on Indiegogo, this time running Windows 10 The Windows 10 ecosystem is incredibly broad and deep, with just about every conceivable form factor running Microsoft’s latest and greatest operating system.Now, GPD, typically a maker of Android handheld consoles, has introduced a netbook-like device for Windows 10, the GPD Pocket.

Score 10 percent off Parallels Desktop 12 with coupon code through Feb 24

Score 10 percent off Parallels Desktop 12 with coupon code through Feb 24 Instead of being tied down to just one option, switch it up with a program that allows you to have the best of both worlds such as Parallels Desktop 12, currently 10 percent off with coupon code AFF17FEB from now until February 24.More: Parallels Desktop 12 For Mac Debuts With The Stand-Alone Parallels Toolbox Parallels Desktop 12 allows you to run Windows on your Mac without any hassle.

Samsung’s Flow app to let you use your phone’s fingerprint sensor to log into Windows

Samsung’s Flow app to let you use your phone’s fingerprint sensor to log into Windows On February 21, Samsung announced that it would expand Flow to support any Windows 10 device.The new feature will allow Galaxy device owners to unlock Windows machines using their smartphone’s fingerprint sensor, or by entering a “pattern.

Microsoft confirms arrival of Windows 10 Redstone 3 in late 2017

Microsoft confirms arrival of Windows 10 Redstone 3 in late 2017 The next update, Anniversary Update, arrived in August, and then the Creators Update is expected in April.The rumor mill has long projected that a third update, codenamed Redstone 3, is coming at some point in late 2017.

Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you

Patch Tuesday may have been delayed, but Windows still has an update for you That’s slowly changing with Windows 10, but for now, Patch Tuesday remains pretty entrenched.It’s definitely an unusual occurrence, but it now appears that the company isn’t completely withholding all Windows updates, as Betanews reports.