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How to turn off News And Interests in Windows 10’s taskbar

Windows 10’s News and Interests taskbar tool is a handy feature for people who want to quickly glance at the weather and news headlines. If that’s not you, here’s how to turn it off. IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Windows 10’s latest…

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Not Dead Yet: Apple Adds Windows Precision Touchpad Gestures to Boot Camp

News Apple, MicrosoftApple recently announced that some macOS Monterey features won’t come to Intel Macs, signaling that the company may phase out Intel Mac support sooner than usual. But a new, surprise update now adds Windows Precision Touchpad support to Boot Camp—a tool only found on x86 Macs. Windows Precision Touchpad support comes to Boot…

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Update your Windows 10 PC right now to protect yourself from six new zero-day exploits

Microsoft rolled out a new round of 50 security fixes for critical bugs affecting the Windows 10 OS and supported software this Tuesday, June 8th, including six zero-day vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited by hackers. Microsoft releases these important patches on the second Tuesday of every month, and while there weren’t as many in…

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How to Empower HDR in Windows 10

You need to manually turn HDR on before Windows 10 will use it. Here’s how. Matt Smith/IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors HDR, or High Dynamic Range, delivers a dramatic upgrade in brightness, color, and contrast compared to SDR, or Standard Dynamic Range.…

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Is Windows 11 coming? Microsoft gives us a hint

What’s in a name? Windows 11 is coming. You can just tell. All the evidence points to a name change for the operating system. Big changes, revamped UI, new store, and now this Windows event logo with the big number 11 that you can’t unsee. Oh, and the event is taking place at 11am ET.…

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Windows 11? Microsoft Reveals What’s Next for Windows on June 24

charnsitr/Shutterstock.comGood news Windows fans: Microsoft has announced an upcoming event wherein it will detail the “next generation” of its lauded operating system. The event is slated for June 24 at 11am ET, and will reveal several changes to Windows. Chief product officer Panos Panay and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will both be presenting. Nadella, at…

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Next Windows 10 update could take inspiration from… Windows 8?!

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock) Windows 10 might just be getting a Widgets bar that takes inspiration from a part of the Windows 8 interface, namely the Charms bar.If you’ve used Windows 8 – or are perhaps still using it, seeing as the operating system still has a couple of years of support to…

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How to tune Windows 10 for laser-focused productivity

These tips make working from home less distracting, and a whole lot easier. Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Find yourself suddenly needing to be more productive? Good news! Windows 10 comes loaded with all sorts of tools designed to help you Get Things…

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Linux Windows

How to add Linux Programs to Windows in just one Simple step

Updated An improved Windows Subsystem for Linux is the key to mixing and matching Linux and Windows apps. Mark Hachman / IDG Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Table of Contents Show More Let’s face it: Not everyone wants to futz with Linux. But…

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Windows 10 will get a ‘revolutionized’ Fresh look, according to Microsoft

Home News Computing (Image credit: Microsoft) Windows 10’s major reworking of the interface coming later this year will be nothing less than revolutionary, at least according to the language Microsoft is using in job ads.The advert (still live at the time of writing) for a Program Manager in the Windows IXP (Interactive eXperiences Platform) team…