Latest Microsoft Patch Breaks Windows 10 Desktop Search, Start Menu, Audio

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s efforts to tame the problems in Windows 10 1903 continue to backfire for the company. Earlier this month, we discussed how a cumulative update patch had broken Cortana and SearchUI functionality more generally, causing high CPU usage spikes […]

Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 PowerToys Add-Ons

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In an earlier technological era when desktops ruled and laptops were briefcases, Microsoft released a suite of Windows 95 extensions called PowerToys. Despite a committed fan base, PowerToys faded away in newer versions of Windows, but Microsoft announced some […]

Microsoft: Latest Windows 10 1903 Update Can Cause CPU Spikes, Break Desktop Search

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this week, reports surfaced that some Windows 10 users are having problems with Windows 10 1903. The latest cumulative update released for the OS, KB4512941, can cause CPU usage to surge to 30 percent or even as high […]

Microsoft Demos Touch-Optimized Desktop in Latest Windows 10 Insider Build

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft’s touch-friendly tile UI arrived in Windows 8 where it was forced upon everyone all the time. Microsoft learned its lesson from that, and Windows 10 only uses the full-screen tiles in tablet mode. In the latest Insider build, […]

Chinese Vendor Designs PCIe 4.0 GPU, Targets GTX 1080 Performance

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The high-performance GPU industry has been a two-horse race for very nearly two decades. After the collapse of 3dfx, no new company emerged to seriously challenge the ATI/Nvidia split. While Intel holds a substantial stake of the total GPU […]

Udemy Class Review: Windows 10

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Virtually everyone today uses Microsoft Windows on a computer in their day-to-day lives. Over time, as Windows has evolved from the 1980s into the software we know today, a lot has changed. The fundamentals of how you use the […]

Plex Announces New Desktop App, Leaves HTPCs Behind

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The media managing and streaming service Plex has rolled out a new app today, and it might mean some painful adjustments for long-time users. Starting today, there’s a new Plex desktop app for both Windows and macOS — this […]

Parallels 15 Boosts PC Game Performance on Macs With DirectX 11

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Despite all of Apple’s success over the last few decades, the Windows software ecosystem is undeniably larger. That’s particularly true if you’re a gamer. Many AAA titles never launch on Mac, and those that do often arrive late. Parallels […]

AMD Ryzen 7nm CPUs May Not Hit Maximum Boost Frequency on All Cores

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. AMD’s third-generation Ryzen processors have been a massive hit for the company by all reports, with excellent performance relative to Intel’s Core CPUs. There have, however, been a few questions around yield, overclocking, and boost frequencies. CPU overclocks on […]

Microsoft Working on ‘Cloud Download’ Recovery Option for Windows 10

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Microsoft has seemingly abandoned the idea of rolling out new distinct versions of Windows every couple of years. Instead, it just releases more updates for Windows 10. It let one update sneak out before it was ready last week, […]