Brad Wardell, the CEO of Stardock, talks to us about how Start10, their Start menu replacement for Windows 10, is already getting a lot of downloads. He also talks about how the company's upcoming RTS game Ashes of the Singularity will be the first game to support DirectX 12.
Beginners basics! New to Windows, PCs and Microsoft's latest OS? Switching from a Mac? Changing your wallpaper on Windows 10 is really easy. The hard part is deciding on which wallpaper to use. While it is very straightforward, we've made a how-to video to help you get started. Take a look.
The latest numbers from Valve's hardware survey of its tens of millions of Steam gamers show that Windows 10 is being used by 2.3% of all its customers just a few days after its launch, and its share is already higher than any Mac or Linux OS.
A new email scam claims to offer an upgrade to Windows 10 via an installer, but in fact it installs a ransomware program that demands the PC owners send money or that their files will remain encrypted forever.
Ever since Groove launched a few weeks ago, some users were not too fond of the new logo. Now, a new Store update may reveal what is coming next: a redesigned emblem for Microsoft's new (old) music service. Users on Windows Central started noticing the new design within the last day or so, and we have been able to confirm. The new design, which does look much better, is a simple record...
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A Microsoft employee has reveled that 67 million machines as of this morning are now on Windows 10. The update is only in the second full day and it seems within reason. It is still shy though of that one billion goal.
One of the coolest things about Windows 10 is its biometric authentication system called Windows Hello. In this video, we show you how it works with the Intel RealSense camera and fingerprint scanner. Plus we talk about security and more!
Microsoft has sent us a statement responding to complaints from some Windows 10 users about the version of Solitaire bundled in the OS, with its "free-to-play" business model that includes in-game ads, stating, "Users can access and play everything within the game for free."
Danny Oran, who created the original Start menu and taskbar for Windows 95, has mixed feelings on a version of his creation being included in Microsoft's Windows 10, saying in a new interview, "In some ways, it's a little disappointing the same stuff is in there."
As Windows 10 begins rolling out to users around the world, we take a look at the Microsoft Edge the new Windows 10 default web browser and its features. We also discuss what's missing in the new browser, what's coming soon, and what role Internet Explorer plays in the future of Windows 10.
Mozilla has blasted Microsoft in both a new blog post and in an open letter to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, claiming that Windows 10 makes it harder to chance the default web browser to something other than Microsoft Edge, such as Mozilla's own Firefox.