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How to optimize the space on the taskbar on Windows 10

In this guide, we'll show you several ways to optimize the space on the taskbar to make room to pin more apps, or to keep the experience as minimal as possible on Windows 10.


Chime in: Is the Windows Store flaky and unreliable for you?

If Microsoft hopes to gain ground in the busy app space, and inspire software developers to create apps for the Windows Store, it needs to maintain a high-performance platform and marketplace. Unfortunately, for some users, that's not the case.


What exactly IS a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app?

Is Spotify for Xbox a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app? You bet, and today we explain what exactly makes a UWP app.


Movies, music, and books we're into this week

It's almost the weekend and time to relax! Here are the movies, music, and books the Windows Central team is enjoying this week.


Skype's universal Windows 10 app desperately needs some love

Skype for Windows 10 currently sits in my book of terrible Windows 10 apps. Why? Because it sucks in multiple ways. It seriously needs some love from Microsoft, and soon.


No new Windows 10 Insider builds expected this week

If you’re a Windows Insider, expect the wait for a new PC build to continue into next week.


How to install Skype Preview for desktop on Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft's new Skype Preview app for desktops only works on older versions of Windows, but there's a way to get it running on the latest version of Windows 10. Here's how.


Microsoft rolls out new Windows 10 cumulative update to Anniversary Update PCs

Still running a PC on the Windows 10 Anniversary Update? You might want to check Windows Update for a new cumulative update.


Beginner's guide to Windows 10 encryption

Let's take a look at EFS, BitLocker, and some third-party encryption options to help you decide which is best for you.


The 3D features of Story Remix won't be launching with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft's Story Remix feature will be launching half baked with the Fall Creators Update as its 3D capabilities will be missing in action.


Popular email client 'Newton' makes its official debut on Windows 10 today

Newton for Windows makes its official debut today on the Windows Store.


ShareX Windows screen-capture app could replace your Snipping Tool for good

The Windows Store has gained some notable apps over the last few months, and another well-known app made its way to this Store this weekend, called ShareX.


How to delay Windows 10 Insider Preview builds on your PC

In this guide, we'll show you two different ways to delay (or skip) an Insider preview build of Windows 10 on your PC.


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update: All the changes so far

The Fall Creators Update, Microsoft's next major update for Windows 10 is fast approaching end of development. Here are all the changes so far.


Join us LIVE 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!


Movies, music, and books we're into this week

It's almost the weekend and time to relax! Here are the movies, music, and books the Windows Central team is enjoying this week.


New Windows 10 Pro for Workstations OS is coming with Fall Creators Update

Microsoft announced a new version of Windows for power users, enterprises and other organizations, called Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, that supports server-grade hardware and is designed to make high-end PCs more responsive and reliable.


Best Windows 10 Beginner Books

New to Windows 10 but want to become an expert with some invaluable resources? We've got you covered with these great beginner books.


Kaspersky withdraws Windows 10 antivirus antitrust action against Microsoft

Kaspersky has ceased its legal action against Microsoft after the company agreed to make changes to Windows 10 that will help antivirus makers prepare their products for significant Windows updates and ensure compatibility.


How to set up eye tracking in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Got yourself an eye tracking device? Here's how to set it up and control your PC with it.


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