Unleashing the power of the Windows 10 Calculator

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….

Calculator app showing scientific notation.

Accessibility inspired by you

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….

People looking

Going passwordless

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,….

Login stcreen

Your Phone app, your way

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,….

Woman works on laptop.

Windows Subsystem for Linux

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….

Linux screen with WSL2 IS AWESOME written in outline.