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Microsoft’s testing a handy Game Pass widget on Windows 11

Microsoft’s testing a new Game Pass widget on Windows 11 that’s supposed to let you see which games are coming and going at a glance. It’s the...

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Dell XPS 13 Plus review: XPS plus, battery minus

Dell has redesigned its XPS 13 to make it one of the most powerful and beautiful 13-inchers you can buy. But this model comes with a high price tag...

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Quick fixes: use dictation when you can’t spell a word

Some words are so hard to spell that you can’t even get close enough for autocorrect to figure out what you’re trying to write. Luckily, your...

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Windows 11’s new taskbar overflow is perfect for people who keep all their apps open

Microsoft is improving its Windows 11 taskbar with a new overflow area. It will house all the apps that don’t fit on the taskbar, ideal for power...

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Framework Laptop (2022) review: promises kept

Framework has finally released a 12th Gen version of its upgradable, modular laptop. The laptop itself has its drawbacks, but the company’s...

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Now Microsoft Office is blocking macros by default

Microsoft Office is rolling out a long-awaited change. Now the default setting stops people from opening files they’ve downloaded that contain...

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Microsoft starts testing new Windows 11 taskbar UI changes

Microsoft is starting to test new search and widgets UI changes for the Windows 11 taskbar. A search bar may return to Windows 11 soon, alongside...

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How to make the most of your Windows PC’s accessibility features

Windows 11 is the most inclusive version of the Windows operating systems. It’s much easier to find and operate the accessibility features in this...

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There’s a better way to bypass Windows 11 install restrictions

With the new Rufus beta release 3.19, you can create a bootable Windows 11 installer that disables the Microsoft account requirement at setup. You...

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How to run PugetBench for Photoshop

PugetBench for Photoshop is a quick and easy way to see how well your PC stacks up to the competition when it comes to editing. All you need to...

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Don’t wait to install the June Windows update — it fixes a major security bug

Microsoft has issued a patch for a security flaw known as Follina that Chinese hackers have already exploited. The flaw affects all devices with...

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Windows 11 rolls out a test build with tabs in File Explorer

Microsoft is ready to test tabs in Windows 11’s File Explorer, alongside a design update that adjusts Favorites and brings a new homepage. The test...

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Dell’s new XPS 13 adds Alder Lake CPUs, but this is more than just a spec bump

Dell’s new 2022 XPS 13 brings a new look, Intel’s latest 12-gen Alder Lake CPUs, and redesigned internals that make for the thinnest and lightest...

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You can now install Windows 11’s next big update a little early

Microsoft is releasing its next big Windows 11 update to Release Preview testers today. The update includes new Start menu folders, touch gestures,...

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Windows 11 is getting an easy way to restore apps to a new PC

The Microsoft Store is getting a new restore apps feature. It will let Windows 11 users quickly reinstall apps on a new PC. Microsoft is finally...

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Microsoft will support third-party Windows 11 widgets later this year

Microsoft will support third-party widgets in Windows 11. Developers will be able to create companion widgets for their win32 and PWA Windows apps....

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Microsoft is testing Android 12.1 and other improvements for Windows 11

Microsoft is testing a slate of new features for Windows Subsystem for Android, including increased notifications integration, support for Android...

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Microsoft tests Windows 11 desktop widgets with web search bar

Microsoft is testing a new web search bar for the desktop in the latest Preview Build of Windows 11. It’s a change from widgets in Windows 11’s...

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The Steam Deck finally has Windows audio drivers

Two and a half months after our Steam Deck review, Valve has finally provided the drivers you’ll need for the speakers and 3.5mm headphone jack if...

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Lenovo Yoga 9i review: friendly, fun, and well-rounded

Lenovo’s Yoga 9i is the new flagship convertible of the company’s mainstream consumer line. It’s an excellent product with a 16:10 OLED...

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How to use Edge’s tools to protect your privacy while browsing

Microsoft’s Edge browser has increased its focus on privacy. For example, it blocks trackers by default using one of three different levels of...

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New Windows 11 controller shortcut is a simpler way to launch recent games

Microsoft is testing a new feature for Windows 11 that lets you use a controller to launch recently-played games, avoiding the need for a mouse and...

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Windows 11 basics: how to uninstall apps

For any Windows 11 apps and programs you don’t need or use, you can uninstall them. There are different methods, and it depends on what app...

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Windows 11 basics: how to use System Restore to go back in time

System Restore is a handy feature that takes a sort of snapshot of your PC’s software, registry, and driver configuration at a specific point in...

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Windows 11 basics: how to personalize your wallpaper and lock screen

Windows has lots of options for customizing your wallpaper, lock screen, colors, and choosing a theme. We’ll walk you through all of the steps,...

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How to type special characters on a Windows 11 PC

It’s not difficult to add special characters to your Windows 11 document (although it’s not quite as smooth an operation as on a Mac). Here are...

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Microsoft rides the cloud, Office and Windows to sustained growth in Q3 2022

Microsoft’s third quarter 2022 financial results are here, and the company’s posting double-digit growth yet again: revenue of $49.4 billion and...

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Dell’s Latitude 9330 has a touchpad with Stream Deck buttons

The Dell Latitude 9330 is the first 13-inch laptop in Dell’s high-end Latitude 9000 line. It includes a touchpad with video call controls built in,...

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