There is no such as thing as too many backups. If you can make a backup of the backup, do it. Luckily, Windows makes it super easy to make an exact copy of your entire computer using the System Image Backup utility.
Never used it before? We'll explain what it does and how to use it.
Gaming PC maker CyberPower may have created one of the oddest-looking cases we have ever seen from a well-known OEM. The CyberPower Trinity is a Windows 8.1 machine with three blades connected to a central spoke, with each blade containing parts of the hardware.
Microsoft will sell a unique version of its upcoming 10.6-inch Surface 3 tablet just for schools. This version will only have 32GB of storage and 2GB of RAM, which should make it more affordable for educational institutions. In addition, Microsoft is extending its 10% school discount to include the Surface 3, along with its Type Cover and the Surface Pen.
Another day and another blow to Microsoft's struggling platform. This afternoon, popular photography site 500px sent out an email to members announcing that they were discontinuing support for their Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 apps at the end of April (Chrome OS was also listed).
Indeed, the 500px Windows 8.1 app is already unavailable, although the Windows Phone one – last updated in January – is still listed.
Sega has announced Total War: Warhammer, the first game in the long-running real-time strategy series with a fantasy theme, is coming to Windows PCs, among other platforms. The game, from developer The Creative Assembly, is based on the popular Warhammer tabletop wargame from Games Workshop.
AdDuplex, who run an exclusive ad-network on Windows Phone and Windows devices, has cobbled together their monthly stats for April, 2015.
This month, the numbers reveal some interesting trends, including in India, Indonesia, and how well BLU is doing (hint: very well). Additionally, a new Windows 10 phone has been spotted with just a few details to whet your appetite.
People who are members of the Xbox One update preview group will be able to test out a bunch of new features in the next version. One of them will be a way to turn the console on and off remotely from the Xbox SmartGlass app.
The jump in version number implies many changes, and indeed there are. We have the video for you to watch, but we have broken down the important parts since you may not understand everything that is being shown in the video.
The 10061 build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview for PCs has found its way on Internet pirate sites, thanks to someone grabbing it from Microsoft's Windows Update link. However, the company has put in some changes in the build's encryption keys that don't allow it to be installed.
A new report suggests that a Nokia-branded store in a Brazil mall may be getting a makeover and will reopen soon with Microsoft branding. However, it's not clear if this will be a full-featured Microsoft Store like the ones that are in North America.
Developer Megapop has launched a Windows Phone version of its popular tower defense game Trolls vs Vikings. The game was previously released for iOS, Android and Windows 8.1.
Microsoft has announced plans to add more tracking features on the Microsoft Band wearable fitness device, starting with an update on Thursday, April 23. The company also announced new updates for the Microsoft Health website that will go live on April 27.
Prime World: Defenders is a relatively new tower defense game in the Windows Phone Store that offers a slight fantasy gaming feel. The Windows Phone game combines the traditional elements of a tower defense game with a touch of magic to help you defend various locations within your Kingdom from invading monsters.
Prime World: Defenders has over twenty-six towers, plenty of upgrades and thirteen types of spells to unlock. Graphics are nicely drawn up (just a little on the tiny side) and game play has its fair share of challenges. Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8 devices, Prime World: Defenders is a nice addition to the tower defense genre of games and a entertaining time consumer.
British train commuters between Edinburgh, London and any number of places in between will have recently experienced the re-branding of the East Coast main line to come under the Virgin Trains banner. The better news, is that the new owners are embracing Windows Phone with the launch of a digital ticket wallet app for the platform.
HP has launched its next-generation models in the ENVY x360, Pavilion x360 and Pavilion lines. Targeted at the budget segment, the new notebooks feature battery life and the latest hardware available.
Now that you've been playing with your Xbox avatar on Windows 10 Preview, you can also try carrying your mini-character on your wrist. This is possible because of a Microsoft Band third-party app called GamerBand. The Windows Phone app lets you add your Xbox avatar and Gamertag to your Microsoft Band's Me Tile. That's it! It's really simple. Watch our how-to video to see how it works.
If you are running the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phone and are on the Fast track program, make sure you head to Settings to check for an OS update. Microsoft has now flipped the switch for build 10052, and with it a bevy of fixes for users.
No new features are included in this update, so do not get too excited (it is a small bump from build 10051). However, Microsoft has fixed a lot of the significant issues that were affected Insiders who recently installed the new version. Here is what is new.