Windows 10 is installing Office web apps without asking permission

  • October 17, 2020
Mandatory Windows 10 updates aren’t new, but the latest example is raising a few hackles. Windows Latest, ZDNet, The Verge and users are reporting that Windows 10 is force-restarting PCs to install links to Office web apps that launch in Edge, includ…

Windows 10 for ARM will support 64-bit x64 apps through emulation

  • September 30, 2020
There still aren’t too many Windows 10 PCs or laptops on the market with ARM-based processors, but folks who do have those machines will soon be able to run 64-bit x64 apps on them. Microsoft says it will at last roll out 64x emulation to Windows Ins…

GIF search, voice typing and more are coming to Windows 10

  • September 3, 2020
Windows 10 is getting an integrated GIF search, improvements to voice typing and other new features, Microsoft Senior Program Manager Brandon LeBlanc wrote in a Windows blog post. All are currently in beta testing. The overall goal of the new feature…

Windows 10 can run apps from your Samsung phone

  • August 22, 2020
You’ll soon have access to your phone’s apps on your PC — if you have the right phone, at least. Microsoft is rolling out a Windows 10 Your Phone update with support for running mobile apps on your desktop, as promised when Samsung revealed the Galax…

Amazon’s Windows 10 Prime Video app brings offline viewing to PCs

  • July 2, 2020
It’s been a long wait, but Windows 10 users can finally download Amazon Prime Video to their computer. The UWP app’s most notable feature is that it allows you to download content for offline watching. That will be handy once it’s safe to travel agai…

Chrome will soon be less of a memory hog in Windows 10

  • June 21, 2020
Google has spent years trying to reduce Chrome’s notorious appetite for memory, and it’ll soon offer a substantial improvement for Windows 10 users. WindowsLatest has learned (via MSPowerUser) that a Google engineer recently revealed that a future Ch…

Windows 10 is adding a slew of accessibility upgrades in May

  • May 21, 2020
Microsoft has shared the latest accessibility enhancements it’s working on for Windows 10. To start, the company is adding additional customization options that will allow you to adjust the width of the operating system’s cursor. Similarly, you’ll be…