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Google's Chrome 76 arrives, blocking Flash in its entirety and stealthing incognito mode

Google's Chrome 76 begins shipping to users, taking the next step toward killing Flash and allowing incognito mode to be even stealthier.

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Microsoft signals the end for Skype for Business Online, asking Teams to take over

While consumer Skype users are unaffected, Microsoft is pushing those who used the Skype for Business Online service to Microsoft Teams.

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How Microsoft could make Windows 10 Pro the OS for PC enthusiasts

With virtualization, Microsoft has an opportunity to refashion Windows 10 Pro for PC enthusiasts. Here are other enterprise features that could appeal to pro-level consumers.

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Office 365's new device management tool is made for IT, but consumers would like it too

Microsoft says it can automatically manage your Office 365 subscriptions if you exceed the device limit--a convenience for IT departments that now benefits families, too.

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New Start screens revealed for Windows and Xbox

Microsoft accidentally revealed a new look for the Windows 10 Start screen, and disclosed a redesign of the Xbox home screen, too.

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How to create a PowerPoint presentation for a kiosk or trade show booth

You can compile your PowerPoint presentation to run automatically in a show booth or kiosk, without human intervention, and it's much easier than you’d imagine. Here's how.

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How Microsoft made it harder to create Windows 10 local accounts

If you’re thinking about resetting your Windows PC with a local account, consider upgrading to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update first.

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Microsoft brings new ways to pester your coworkers to Microsoft Teams

Cross-posting, repeated notifications, the ability for your employer to physically know where you are: These are some of the annoying, er, productive features that Microsoft is adding to Teams.

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Windows 10 Insider Build 18936 lets you skip the password on your PC

With Windows 10 Insider Build 18936, Microsoft lets you skip using a password, among other features being tested for the 20H1 (April 2020) release.

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PDFelement Pro 7 review: A full-featured Acrobat Alternative

With a refreshed interface, this elegant PDF editor makes it even easier to modify, secure, and share documents.

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As Microsoft kills off Remix3D, it's time to save another important Paint 3D feature: Magic Select

Microsoft has begun telling users that its digital archive of Paint 3D content, Remix 3D, will be discontinued. But while Paint3D has Microsoft's attention, it's time to highlight a better feature that needs saving.

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How to back up your Google Photos library now that Google Drive auto-sync has shut down

Google is shutting down the ability to sync your Google Photos library automatically to Google Drive, but you can still keep a backup of your pics. Here's how.

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How to automatically delete the web activity and location history data in your Google account

Google has launched a new privacy setting that lets you automatically delete your location and web activity data. Here's how to do it.

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New Windows 10 feature build improves notifications, eye tracking and Your Phone app

Windows 10 Insider build 18932 adds many more controls to notifications, overhauls the Eye Control user interface and now supports Android notifications within Your Phone.

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Microsoft's fall release of Windows 10 will be deliberately anticlimactic

Microsoft's taking a deliberately low-key approach to the so-called 19H2 release of Windows 10 due this September, focusing more on performance improvements than actual new features.


Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for iOS and macOS get major update

Apple’s new update for its iWork suite of apps includes text stylization options, expanded Apple Pencil support, and more.

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FileShadow review: 100GB of free online storage plus local data backup and consolidation

FileShadow consolidates your local and online data into one search-able and share-able 100GB repository. For free. The PC client is a pig, but the service is otherwise a gem.

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Windows 10's latest Insider preview gives Task Manager a simple, stellar storage enhancement

Windows Insider preview build 18898 tells you whether the storage disk you're looking at in Task Manager is an SSD or a hard drive. Finally!

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