Mojang's original version of Minecraft, which millions play, will now require a Microsoft to play for security's sake, Microsoft says.
Acer's Swift 3 nails the basics of a great laptop: a great keyboard, an excellent display, and superb battery life. Performance, though, holds it back.
Acer's latest Swift 3x includes the Iris Xe Max GPU, which a report says is the Iris Xe HPG that Intel disclosed earlier this year
Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips have struggled to succeed within Windows PCs. Acer's new Chromebook Spin 5, which includes the Snapdragon 7c, feels much more suitable.
Microsoft's fall update to Windows 10, the Windows 10 October 2020 Update (20H2), improves the Alt+Tab functionality, makes the Start menu less attractive, and makes the new Edge browser official.
Microsoft's Windows 10 October 2020 Update is available to all now, either to download manually or wait until it's pushed to your PC in a few weeks.
Intel bails out of the flash and SSD market, leaving unknown SSD powerhouse SK to grow even bigger. Oddly, though, the deal won't formally close until 2025.
The U.S. Department of Justice and several states have sued Google, alleging that the search provider uses its dominant position on the desktop and on mobile to preserve its market share to the detriment of competitors.
A source close to Microsoft said that Office apps that unexpectedly appeared in the Windows Start menu were due to a bug that's being fixed.
The U.S. government is warning users that a vulnerability in how Windows PCs handle an HEVC video codec used by Apple iPhones could be used to take over their PCs.
What it will cost (if anything) to move from Microsoft's Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Pro depends on what you buy and where you bought it. Updated to note Microsoft's extended upgrade period to Windows 10 Pro.
Vivaldi's latest browser for the desktop and Android phones adds a dedicated video game, Vivaldia. There's also a handy new feature to refresh tabs automatically.
The Surface Laptop Go is Microsoft's most accessible Surface yet, a very good budget laptop that can compete against other midrange models. Even compromises like its fingerprint reader and a sub-1080p screen surprisingly work.
Dell is offering some excellent deals in conjunction with Prime Day, with discounts on Alienware gaming laptops, curved monitors, and XPS laptops.
Microsoft's Xbox cloud gaming service runs on Android, and Android runs on most modern Chromebooks. So all your kids need is a controller and an Xbox Game Pass subscription, and they can turn their Chromebook into a gaming PC.