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How to run ARM Windows on an M1 Mac

Apple Silicone is an impressive step forward for the Mac, but what about running Windows ARM apps? Here's how to run Windows ARM applications on an M1 Mac.
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You’ll soon be able to ‘react’ to emails in Outlook using emojis

Microsoft is actively working on a new way to reply and react to emails in Outlook in a way that works just like what you're already doing on iMessage.
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The best free music players for Windows PCs

If you have a lot of downloaded music on your computer that you want to play, organize and manage, we've rounded up the best free media players to choose from.
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Microsoft planning separate news events to better focus on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft is considering digital news events for Windows, Xbox, and the cloud, to better highlight the changes happening across its lineup.
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How to print to PDF in Windows

The best way to convert a document to a PDF file is to print to it. To print to PDF in Windows, be sure to follow these steps, and you'll be well on your way.
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Can ARM chips drive innovation in the PC industry?

In an interview at CES 2021, ARM CEO Simon Segars noted that ARM-based Apple's M1 processors are driving new innovation in the PC market.
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The next version of Windows 10 is getting an exciting change to the Taskbar

As part of the Dev Channel, Microsoft is introducing a news and interests section in the Windows 10 taskbar, the biggest change since Windows 10 was born.
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Windows 7 has been dead for a year, but 100 million PCs still use it

Despite the end of support for Windows 7, a large group of 100 million people could still be holding onto it heading into the start of 2021. 
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Windows 10X: Microsoft’s upcoming operating system, explained

Microsoft has delayed the release of Windows 10X on dual-screen devices. Rumor has it that Windows 10X might be coming to new single-screen laptops instead.
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The next version of Windows 10 might have Parallax 3D effects on the lock screen

The first major change to the lock screen since Windows 8 could be coming to Windows 10. It rumored to be getting support for Parallax 3D effects.
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Why 2021 could finally be an exciting year for Windows

2020 was a boring year for Microsoft, due to the global pandemic. But 2021 is shaping up to be more exciting, with lots of new things for WIndows.

High-end tablet takedown: Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet vs. Microsoft Surface Pro

We pit the second-generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet versus the Microsoft Surface Pro to see which machine is most worth its high price.
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How to delete your Skype account

Skype is one of the most-used videoconferencing platforms today. But what if you prefer Zoom instead? This guide shows you how to delete your Skype account.
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How to schedule a Zoom meeting

Need to schedule a Zoom meeting but have no idea where to start? We'll take you through the process from start to finish and get you chatting in no time at all.
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The Surface Pro X can finally run all Windows apps

A new build from the Windows 10 Insider dev channel expands the capability of ARM-based laptops and PCs.
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Windows 10 can run better virtualized on Apple’s M1 Macs than on Surface Pro X

Windows 10 and some ARM-based Windows 10 apps can perform better when virtualized on Apple's new M1 Macs versus running natively on a native ARM-device.

Windows 10 could look and feel a lot different in 2021

Microsoft is rumored to be planning an overhaul of Windows 10. Code-named Sun Valley, it could be coming in late 2021 as part of a release code-named Cobalt.
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Windows 10’s October 2020 update is more than the sum of its parts

The Windows 10 October 2020 Update delivers some small, but refining changes to a nearly five-year-old operating system.
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The Windows 10 October 2020 Update is out now. Here’s what to expect

The Windows 10 October 2020 Update is officially here. It brings small changes, such as an improved Start Menu, Alt+Tab to browse through tabs in Edge, more.
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Microsoft Surface Laptop Go Review: A sensible compromise

The Surface Laptop Go is the latest entry to the Surface family, and it has almost everything you need to be your go-to laptop for productivity.
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Acer Aspire 5 (2020) review: Has the budget laptop king been dethroned?

The 2020 Acer Aspire 5 is an old-school budget 15-inch laptop that suffers many compromises that some other recent budget laptops do not.
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The Surface Duo has arrived, and it’s a preview of a new era for Microsoft

For the first time, a Microsoft product is here without a Microsoft operating system on board. That's because Microsoft is detaching itself from Windows.
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The Galaxy Note 20 brings seamless Android app integration to Windows 10

Galaxy Note 20 series owners will soon be able to enjoy a new 'Apps' feature in the Your Phone app in Windows 10. This allows access for Android apps directly on a PC.
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Dell Inspiron 14 5000 review: Too cheap for its own good?

Budget laptops are experiencing a renaissance, upping the quality in almost every way. Does the Dell Inspiron 14 5000 fit that trend?
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Windows 10 classifies the popular tool CCleaner an ‘unwanted application’

Microsoft's built-in Windows Defender Software now classifies the popular PC Cleaning tool CCleaner as a potentially unwanted application.
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Microsoft’s dual-screen Windows 10X devices may be delayed to 2022

To ensure a better Windows 10X experience on laptops in 2021, Microsoft is delaying dual-screen Windows 10X to 2022, according to the latest rumors.
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Leak reveals the upcoming ThinkPad X1 Nano, a next-generation 5G laptop

A new ThinkPad X1 Nano could be in the works, featuring slim bezels, the16:10 aspect ratio on the screen, as well as 5G and 4G connectivity.
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The iconic Windows 10 Start Menu is finally getting a fresh new look

Microsoft is currently beta testing an improved Start Menu in Windows 10 featuring a more streamlined design that better fits the rest of the operating system.
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Contrary to rumors, the next version of Windows 10 will be another minor update

Microsoft has shared the next version of Windows will be codenamed Windows 10, version 20H2, and that it will once again be a minor update, despite rumors.
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Windows 10 May 2020 Update plagued by issues with Chrome, printing, and more

Some new bugs being reported with the Windows 10 May 2020 Update could disrupt your experience with Chrome, printers, and even the new Fresh Start feature.
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Faster, more modular Windows 10 updates could be coming soon

A Windows Feature Experience Pack in the May 2020 Update has led some insiders to believe that Microsoft might be pushing to make Windows 10 a bit more modular.
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A Windows 10 update brings Microsoft’s excellent new Edge browser to the masses

The new Microsoft Edge browser is replacing legacy Edge and is making its way to more Windows 10 PCs as an automatic install via Windows Update.
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Here’s why your PC can’t install the Windows 10 May 2020 Update yet

The latest version of Windows 10 has officially launched, but is not available for all PCs. Here are the reasons it might not be available for your PC just yet.
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Windows 10 May 2020 update blocked on many Windows devices

Microsoft recently released its Windows 10 May 2020 Update, but many users have now found that their devices are unable to download the latest update.