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A Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10

Check out these 11 new Windows 10 features Microsoft sneakily revealed

Microsoft showed off a handful of marquee features for next year's Windows 10 update on Wednesday, but the company sneakily hid 11 more new releases in its sizzle reel preview of the Creators Update. Check them out here.


Paint 3D Hands-On: How Microsoft makes it easier to create

It feels weird at first, but Paint 3D builds in lots of help for people just getting started with creating 3D objects.

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Everything Microsoft revealed: Surface Studio, Windows 10 Creators Update and more

Microsoft announced a slew of new goodies at its Windows event in New York. Catch up on everything from the Surface Studio all-in-one to the Windows 10 Creators Update here.

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Review: HP's Elite x3 is too much smartphone, not enough PC

We've seen this 'one device for everything' movie before, and it ends just as badly this time

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Microsoft unveils Creative Update and the Surface Studio

Microsoft introduced updates to several current products and while we didn't see a new Surface Pro, we were introduced to the Surface Studio.


Microsoft Surface Studio hands-on

The price is exorbitant and the internal components aren't world class, but the Surface Studio may have the most breathtaking all-in-one display ever.


The Surface Dial is a new way to interact with a PC

Microsoft has developed a hockey-puck like device for use on its touchscreen computers that frees the user from the keyboard when creating.

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Microsoft plays creativity card in Windows pitch to consumers

Microsoft unveiled new hardware and named its first 2017 Windows 10 update as part of a new pitch to establish itself and the Windows ecosystem as centers for creativity.

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These are the 3 big reveals from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on Wednesday, revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. Here’s the run-down on the biggest news from the company’s two-hour-long...


Microsoft's Surface Studio is a powerful PC for creators

Microsoft's new Surface Studio is the company's first ever desktop PC and is aimed directly at the creator market, just the kind of people who typically buy Apple Macs.


Disable Autoplay Settings In Windows 10

Use the AutoPlay settings to keep malicious files from downloading to your PC. Here's how.


Microsoft Surface Dial hands on

Mark Hachman shares first impressions of Microsoft's most eclectic new peripheral: a puck-shaped dial that places radial menus directly on Surface displays.

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Microsoft Graveyard: What Microsoft has killed in 2016

Here’s a roundup of products, services and more that Microsoft rid itself of in 2016.


Microsoft blocks Belichick's anti-Surface blitz

Microsoft last week defended its five-year deal with the NFL after the coach of the New England Patriots trashed the company's tablet.


How to repair Windows 10's Master Boot Record

You should know how to repair your Master Boot Record, because if ransomware or some other disaster bricks your PC, you just might be able to save it. Here’s how.


Use Windows 10's Battery Saver to squeeze more life out of your laptop

Settings for screen brightness, low-power mode and more will help you last longer on a charge.

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Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft said revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines.

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Windows GDI flaw leads to PowerShell attacks

APT group FruityArmor exploited Windows GDI memory handling to break out of browser sandboxes and launch PowerShell in targeted attacks

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