It’s one of our most popular Windows 10 apps, and with good reason! Not only is the Calculator app built right into Windows, but it’s able to perform a surprisingly wide range of operations, from simple calculations, to complex scientific equations, and unit conversions. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to get the most out….
Explore the Ease of Access settings in Windows, and you’ll notice something interesting. These setting are not only great for people with disabilities—they can actually improve your own Windows experience. This is no coincidence. Even people with perfect vision can lose track of fine text and details on their screen, especially with today’s high-resolution displays. And that’s why we design….
Back in the summer of 2018, a small group of Windows Insiders did something that we don’t typically recommend. They quietly turned off the Windows Search indexer on their PCs. Luckily for us, they also took us up on our request to explain why. The feedback they provided led to some of the most significant improvements we’ve made recently to….
We all use Windows differently, but if there’s one thing most of us have done countless times, it’s entered a password on the lock screen. Protecting our devices and data with a password has long been a part of the Windows experience. But times have changed, passwords have become vulnerable. Now Windows offers a more secure and simple sign-in experience,….
Back in August, Microsoft and Samsung shared a vision of productivity for the future at their Galaxy Unpacked event in New York City. The announcement that the new Samsung Galaxy Note10 phones would include native integration with the Your Phone app via the Link to Windows feature was especially exciting for the Your Phone team. Recently, we released the Calls feature,….
Way back at Microsoft Build 2016—the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Team’s premiere developer conference—we introduced the world to the Windows Subsystem for Linux. This was particularly exciting news for web developers. Before WSL, developers had to switch back and forth between these platforms. Now, they can use the rich Linux developer ecosystem and tools alongside the great tools they were….
Input is at the core of what you do when interacting with your PC, and today we’d like to share some of the updates our Input and Language team have been making to the input features in Windows. What exactly is input? Input is what we use to talk about features used to enter data, whether you’re typing on a hardware….
If you’ve been following the updates the Shell team has made to the Start menu in Windows 10 Insider Preview Builds in 19H1, (which from the feedback we’ve received, it’s clear that a lot of you have been doing just that,) you’ll know that we’ve made some significant changes since the last Windows release. So how has Start gotten to….
We recently released another version of the Snip & Sketch app, which is a handy tool built into Windows to make it easier to take, edit, and share screenshots. This latest version provides even better performance and builds on a long list of updates that we’ve built into the app over the past 6 months, many of which your feedback….
With the introduction of our new Chrome extension for Timeline, a top Insider request, we also wanted to take a deeper look at Timeline with you. For those new to the feature, Timeline is all about making stuff on your device easier to find. Unlike most search applications, Timeline not only brings together files, websites, and other stuff from across….