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The MacBook monopoly just got overturned

Microsoft's new Copilot+ PCs are faster and longer lasting than the MacBook Air.
Microsoft introducing the Recall feature in Windows 11.

Sorry, Microsoft — I don’t want Copilot+ reading my DMs yet

Copilot+ PCs being announced from the stage.

This was the most momentous PC announcement in decades

The new Surface Pro on a table.

The new Surface Laptop and Surface Pro are finally living up to their potential

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announces updates to the company's Copilot artificial intelligence (AI) tool.

Microsoft just kicked off a new era of PCs with Copilot+

Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 9 top down view showing tablet and pen.

4 high-end features Windows laptops still have over MacBooks

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 sitting on a table.

A ‘healthy’ PC means using Bing, according to Microsoft

Microsoft Copilot Pro.

The 5 best things you can do with Copilot Pro right now

The four hero characters in Redfall dragging a vampire, who's reaching towards the camera with clawed hands.

Redfall will get a final update that adds an offline mode

Key art for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War season 2.

Will this year’s Call of Duty game be on Xbox Game Pass?

Soldiers battle in an abandoned airport.

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise

Laptop screen showing the Windows 11 Start Menu reverted to classic.

How to customize the Windows 11 Start Menu

An Alienware + Windows 11 PC gaming setup.

How to optimize Windows 11 and Windows 10 for gaming

Windows is the place to be for PC gamers, but it's not perfect for gaming out of the box. Here's how to optimize your Windows 11 laptop or desktop for gaming.
EcoFlow River 2 Pro used indoors to power office computer and equipment.

How to find your Windows 11 product key

Your Windows 11 product key is an important piece of information that you’ll be able to access in a few different ways. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help.
Windows 10 Home vs. Pro

How to factory reset Windows 10 or Windows 11

If your PC is being sold or has serious errors, then your best option is to factory reset Windows. We'll walk you through the entire process, step by step.
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Windows 11 may bring Live Tiles back from the dead — sort of

Start Menu Companions seem to behave like the now discontinued Live TIles feature from Windows 8.
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Closed Xbox studios pitched sequels to Hi-Fi Rush, Dishonored

A new report reveals that Tango Gameworks was pitching Hi-Fi Rush 2 to Microsoft, while Arkane Austin wanted to potentially work on a new Dishonored.
Green OnePlus Pad Android tablet on top of space gray 11-inch M1 iPad Pro 2021.

The 6 best iPad alternatives in 2024

Looking for an alternative to the Apple iPad? These tablets from Microsoft, Samsung, OnePlus, and more are great options.
Copilot on a laptop on a desk.

Microsoft says 75% of office workers already use AI at work

Microsoft has published its Annual Work Trend Index, and to no one's surprise, use of AI took the spotlight.
The Surface Pro 9 with the Type Cover keyboard lifted up.

The 6 best detachable laptops in 2024

The best detachable laptops are easy to use, work well as both a tablet and laptop, and don't require constant maintenance. Here's a look at the best of 2024.
The screen of the Galaxy Book4 Ultra.

Scores of people are downgrading back to Windows 10

Will the upcoming Windows 11 24H2 update help Microsoft boost the adoption of Windows 11?
A ship sailing peacefully in Sea of Thieves.

How to sail solo in Sea of Thieves

Looking to sail the ocean blue in Sea of Thieves, but don't want to assemble a ramshackle crew of scoundrels? These tips will help you best other crews alone.
Windows Update running on a laptop.

The latest Windows update is breaking VPN connections

Microsoft has just confirmed that the April 2024 Windows security updates break VPN connections across client and server platforms.
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All upcoming Xbox Series X games: 2024 and beyond

The Xbox Series X game library is set to grow a lot in 2024 and beyond. Here's every game you have to look forward to.

The best Sea of Thieves Easter eggs and secrets

Sea of Thieves is a beautiful world, and it's also full of secrets! Here are our favorite Easter eggs, callouts, jokes, and secrets that we've found so far.
Indiana jones buried in the sand.

Xbox Games Showcase coming this summer alongside mysterious game reveal

Microsoft has finally confirmed when the next Xbox Games Showcase and game-specific Direct will air this year.
Skype shown on a laptop screen.

Microsoft finally kills this legacy Windows app — for good this time

Microsoft is swapping its legacy Skype for business communication platform for a new option in Teams.
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Is Sea of Thieves cross-platform?

Sea of Thieves is all about getting a group of friends together to take to the high seas. But is Sea of Thieves cross-platform? Here's what you need to know.
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How to alphabetize lists in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word can alphabetize lists with just a few quick keystrokes. Here's how to do it.
A Microsoft Excel icon in the dock on a Macbook.

How to alphabetize data in an Excel spreadsheet

Knowing how to alphabetize in Excel can be a real time-saver. Here, we look at how to alphabetize columns (and even rows) in an Excel spreadsheet.
Copilot on a laptop on a desk.

Windows 11 might nag you about AI requirements soon

Microsoft is said to be working on strengthening Windows 11 to support upcoming advanced AI features.
Running Microsoft Teams on the Galaxy Tab S8.

How to delete or hide chats in Microsoft Teams

Getting rid of your Microsoft Teams messaging is a great way to keep your user dashboard looking fresh. Here’s how to delete and hide your Teams talks.
Windows 11 device sitting on a stool.

The next big Windows 11 update has a new hardware requirement

The upcoming Windows 11 24H2 update won't boot if your PC does not support this CPU feature.
A laptop running Windows 11.

You’re going to hate the latest change to Windows 11

Microsoft just rolled out an update for Windows 11 shockingly fast, and it includes a change most users won't be happy about.