Classic Windows screensaver is now available in web format

Classic Windows screensaver is now available in web format

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 […]

The Verge takes a deep dive into Windows 11

The Verge takes a deep dive into Windows 11

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!

Windows 10 gets integrated gif search

Windows 10 gets integrated gif search

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 + [;] […]

Cool new trailer for Microsoft Flight Simulator

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 […]

Windows 98 is Plug and … Whoa?

Windows 98 is Plug and … Whoa?

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 […]

Windows 3.1 released

Windows 3.1 released

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 […]

File Manager in Windows 10 now supports Linux files

File Manager in Windows 10 now supports Linux files

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 […]

Microsoft releases new icons for Windows 10

Microsoft releases new icons for Windows 10

A few of the new icons (that follow Microsoft’s design language “Fluent Design”) have already started appearing in Windows 10. However, Microsoft says it will be a year-long project before all the redesigned icons will have been implemented in Windows 10. If you are interested in design in general and icon design in particular, jump […]

Windows Refund Day

Windows Refund Day

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.