If you are missing the classic Windows screensaver “3D Pipes” then this is now available online. In the Web version of “3D Pipes” it is also possible to check the angle at which the whole thing should be viewed and make some other settings, which was not possible before. The screensaver can of course also […]
Microsoft is letting people test Windows 11 right now and The Verge has jumped straight into the new operating system to see what it has to offer. Watchthe clip below if you’re also hungry for Microsoft’s new operating syste!
How people managed to communicate before animated gifs is unclear to me as these fantastic nonsense simplifies the process of conveying emotions via digital channels considerably. Now it will also be easier to send gifs in Windows 10 as Microsoft’s operating system gets integrated GIF search. By pressing WIN + [.] Or WIN + [;] […]
Here we have a new trailer for Microsoft Flight Simulator that shows how the game series has developed since the first game in the series was released in 1982. Microsoft Flight Simulator will be released for Windows on August 18. It will also be released for Xbox One, however, it is unclear when it will […]
April 20, 1998. 22 years ago today. During the COMDEX Spring ’98 and Windows World shows in Chicago, a public demonstration of the soon-to-be released Windows 98 goes awry when Bill Gates’ assistant causes the operating system to crash after plugging in a scanner. Instead of showing the plug-and-play capabilities they were trying to demonstrate, a […]
28 years ago, Microsoft releases Windows 3.1, priced at $149.00, selling three million copies over the next two months. Windows 3.1 added multimedia extensions allowing support for sound cards, MIDI, and CD Audio, Super VGA (800 x 600) monitors, and increased the speed of modem it would support to 9600 bps. For many of us that […]
Microsoft is releasing a new feature for the file manager in Windows 10, that allows Linux files to be accessed directly from it. If the user has the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) installed, then the little Linux penguin Tux will appear in the file manager. In the file manager’s linux view, the user gets […]
Hundreds of computer owners (dominated by Linux users) march on Microsoft’s offices demanding refunds for the copies of Windows that came pre-installed on their computers. This day came to be known as Windows Refund Day.