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Feature If your PC recently got a big Windows 11 2022 Update, you have new tools and programs to check out. Feature We can't help but think that it's time to switch from Windows 10 to Windows 11. But, to be fair, there are still compelling reasons to hold back. Updated Microsoft's balance sheet from the first quarter of 2022 tells a familiar tale: cloud revenues up, PCs struggle. But this time, PCs are really, really, suffering, as is Surface.
News Microsoft released new Windows Insider previews for both the Beta and Dev Channels on Thursday, with new features that include a tabbed Notepad app, updated Settings, and a revamped Windows Spotlight. News Microsoft paid for a private Sting concert in Switzerland the day before announcing it will cut 10,000 jobs. News Microsoft now offers hidden Clipchamp benefits to Microsoft 365 users, one of a growing number of Windows "apps" (even Solitaire!) that are now just a front door for subscriptions. News Users who roll back to an earlier restore point on Windows 11 22H2 (the Windows 11 2022 Update) may not be able to launch several apps, including Office. News Microsoft has posted notifications on its digital download pages for Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Workstation stating that it will stop selling Windows 10 licenses at the end of January. Here are your options. News The layoffs represent approximately 5% of Microsoft's total headcount. Feature On January 11, Microsoft puts Windows 8.1 in the ground. Here’s how to ready your PC for a newer version of Windows. News In short? No. In long? Nooooooooooooooooooooo. Feature From Microsoft Designer to the implosion of the HoloLens, these were Microsoft's best, worst, and what-the-#%!@ moments of 2022. Feature When setting up a brand-new PC (or one new to you), don’t ignore this step—and especially don’t disable the feature later on. Updated These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more. News Microsoft is adding a screen recorder to the Windows Snipping tool, allowing you to capture screenshots or video from your desktop. News If you're suddenly seeing that big Windows 11 2022 Update hit your desktop, it's because Microsoft finally (sorta) fixed its game-breaking performance issues. Opinion Paid tech support people hate this one trick that makes a newly built PC work right from day one. News Windows 8.1 will end support in January, and there are only limited ways to migrate away from Microsoft's ancient OS without paying. News Microsoft itself confirmed some game performance drops and stuttering in Windows 11's 2022 update.
News New OneDrive "hints" are appearing in Windows 11's user profile flyout menu.