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The Mars Approach Desktop

This Arch Linux desktop features a beautiful photo of Mars floating in the dark, but that’s not all that’s interesting about it — transparent terminal windows and resource indicators round out what’s actually a very productive setup. Here’s how to make it your own.

Microsoft Releases New Windows Server 2016 And System Center 2016 Technical Previews

Microsoft has launched its latest technical previews of Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 which caters to hybrid cloud datacentres. We have the list of new features added in this release.

Want To Try An Alternative To 7-Zip? Give Bandizip A Go

Once you’ve found a file archiver you’re comfortable with, it’s hard to switch to something else. First WinZip, then WinRAR and now most people are happy with 7-Zip. However, if you’re willing to try something new, Bandizip is worth the effort.

Enable This Setting To Make Windows 10 Boot Up Faster

Windows 10 came with no shortage of performance improvements, but one of the neatest is its fast boot times. If your machine is taking too long to boot up, ensure this setting is enabled to speed things along.

What's New In Windows 10's Big November Update

Windows 10 gets its first major update today, with a number of features you’ve asked for — like coloured title bars, fixes to the Start menu, and (finally!) a better way to activate your Windows 10 licence.

Microsoft's New Sydney Store Will Attempt To Fix Any Windows Device For Free

In a little under an hour, Microsoft will open its first Australian store in Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall. The two-story facility will showcase a range of top-tier Microsoft products including the Surface Pro 4, Surface Book and Band 2 wearable — all of which are available for the first time today. But arguably the most intriguing feature is an in-store Answer Desk that promises to service and debug any Microsoft product for free, even if it’s running on Apple hardware.

Microsoft Outlook Crashing For A Number Of Users After Security Patches

A number of Microsoft Outlook users are experiencing crashes when they use the email desktop client after the vendor’s regular security patches were rolled out for Windows on Tuesday. Here’s what we know.

The Windows 10 Apps That Are Actually Worth Using

Microsoft has made a big deal about its new Universal Apps for Windows 10. While some developers are slow to jump on the bandwagon, a few have developed new versions of their apps just for Windows 10, and they’re worth taking a look at.

AutoRemote Lets You Control Your Android From Cortana In Windows 10

Chrome: Cortana is a pretty awesome voice assistant for Windows 10. If you run Android, you’re probably also used to Google Now being pretty great as well. Now, AutoRemote allows you to control your Android phone with Cortana.

How To Build A Powerhouse Steam Machine For Hundreds Of Dollars Less

It’s been a long time coming, but the first Steam Machines are finally here: compact computers that give you the quality of PC gaming with the living room convenience of consoles. Too bad most of them cost an arm and a leg. Here’s how to build your own for less.

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