All Articles by Zac Bowden

Windows 10 Redstone 4: All the changes so far

Microsoft is now hard at work on its next major update for Windows 10, codenamed Redstone 4 and scheduled for launch in Spring 2018. Here are all the changes coming in this release.

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Join us for the Windows Central Video Podcast today at 2:30pm ET

We're live with the Windows Central Video Podcast today at 2:30pm ET, make sure you're there!

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Windows 10 build 17040 now available for Insiders in the Fast ring

Build 17040 for Insiders in the Fast and Skip Ahead rings is rolling out now with more improvements and changes!

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Trekstor is now crowdfunding its Windows 10 Mobile handset for release in 2018

Are you still interested in new Windows phones? If so, Trekstor is now crowdfunding the WinPhone 5.0 for release next year.

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Microsoft is rebranding Microsoft Wallet as 'Microsoft Pay' in Windows 10

Remember Microsoft Wallet? Well Microsoft is changing its name to 'Microsoft Pay' instead.

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Windows Central Podcast 72: Samsung's Mixed Reality headset

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk new Insider builds, Xbox One X impressions, Surface Book 2 pre-orders and more!

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How to enable the Windows 10 emoji picker on non-US versions of the OS

Want to enable the Windows 10 emoji picker on devices that aren't running a U.S. install? Here's how!

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How I turned my Samsung Galaxy S8 into a Microsoft phone

Microsoft loves mobile, as long as you're using an iOS or Android device. In fact, turning your Android into a Microsoft centric phone is pretty easy.

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Chime in: Are you interested in a HP Elite x3 on Verizon?

The HP Elite x3 is now available with support for Verizon Wireless. But is it too late for consumers to be interested?

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How to pin more than 3 contacts to the taskbar on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Do you want to pin more than just three contacts to your taskbar? No problem. Here's how to do it.

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Hands-on with Windows 10 build 17035 showcasing new changes and features

Build 17035 of Windows 10 features yet more improvements and changes to the OS, including Edge improvements, Fluent Design additions and more.

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Windows 10 build 17035 now available for Insiders in the Fast ring with new features

A new Insider Preview build with new changes and features is rolling out to Insiders now. Here's what's new!

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Windows Cental Podcast 71: Xbox One X is here!

This week on the Windows Central Podcast: We talk Xbox One X, Razers new phone, the HP Elite x3 and more!

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Windows Mixed Reality gets infinitely better with dedicated controllers

Are you thinking about jumping on the Windows Mixed Reality train? Make sure you get a headset with a pair of Mixed Reality controllers!

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Surface Book 2 vs HP Spectre x360 2017: Tech spec comparison

The Surface Book 2 is a verifiable powerhouse, with a 6GB GTX 1060 GPU and Kaby Lake quad-core processing on the higher tiers. But how does it stack up to the competition? Very well.

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Verizon compatible HP Elite x3 is now on sale at the Microsoft Store

The HP Elite x3 becomes the first official Windows 10 Mobile handset to support Verizon. Too bad it's 12 months too late.

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The next software update for HoloLens is coming early next year

HoloLens is set to receive a new software update in early 2018 with new features and changes for developers and businesses.

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Microsoft is bringing HoloLens to 29 new markets starting today

HoloLens is coming to 29 new European markets starting today, new feature update coming early next year.

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Chime in: What are you doing with your old Windows phones?

What are you doing with your old, abandoned Windows phones? We want to know!

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Microsoft says Surface Pro with LTE will be available to business customers in December

Surface Pro with LTE Advanced should be available starting this December for business customers.

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