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Parallels Desktop 17 for Mac review: The best gets better

There's no doubt macOS is great. It has a clean modern look and runs incredibly fast on Apple's optimized hardware. That being said, sometimes you need to use Windows, even on your Mac. Parallels Desktop 17 is the newest iteration of the popular software that runs Windows side by side with macOS. There are numerous...

Razer vulnerability lets anyone gain admin rights on a Windows PC

There's no shortage of Windows vulnerabilities being discovered recently, even in the newly-launched Windows 365 service. Now, a security researcher has discovered a vulnerability that lets anyone with Razer peripherals gain admin rights on a Windows PC. The researcher, known as jonhat on Twitter, discovered that plugging in a Razer USB peripheral lets users easily...

This Week in Tech: Use your face to control your phone, Windows 11 Paint app, Intel Arc, and more

A lot happened in the tech world this past week. Google launched the Pixel 5a, we spotted a cool new accessibility feature in Android, Samsung executives addressed the ads situation in One UI, Microsoft showed off the new Paint app for Windows 11, and much more. In case you missed any of our coverage, here's...

Microsoft rolls out new Windows 11 Clock app with Focus Sessions feature

Along with today's build of Windows 11, Microsoft is rolling out an updated version of the Alarms & Clock app, which is now just called Clock. This follows the app updates the company started rolling out last week, including the new Snipping Tool and Calculator. The new Clock app in Windows 11 has some new...

New Windows 11 build 22000.160 comes without the new Paint app

As tends to happen on the Thursday of every week, Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 11 build to Insiders in the Dev and Beta channels today. This week's update brings Windows 11 up to build number 22000.160, at the same time Microsoft has also published ISO files for last week's build 22000.132. The changelog...

The first official ISOs of the Windows 11 beta are available for download

While Windows Insiders have had the opportunity to test out Windows 11 for almost two months now, there's been no official way to download a fresh image. Previously, you'd have to create your own ISO using UUP Dump. Now, Microsoft has released its own ISOs. Having an ISO image available is useful for a number of...

Microsoft shows off new Paint app for Windows 11

Over the past couple of weeks, Microsoft's Panos Panay has been sharing early looks at new apps in Windows 11. It started with the new Snipping Tool - which rolled out to Insiders last week - followed by Focus Sessions. Today, the head of Windows and Devices at Microsoft shared another early look at a...

Microsoft is making inking in Edge and Chromium a lot better

Microsoft is making some major improvements to the way inking is handled in Edge, thanks to a new Ink API and a new API in Windows 11. The company first announced these improvements at Build 2021, but now, they're available to try for users running Edge Dev. With these changes, Microsoft says it has seen...

Microsoft rolls out new Snipping Tool and app updates for Windows 11

Today, Microsoft is rolling out a new build of Windows 11 to Insiders in the Dev and Beta channels, but that's not all that's new. To go along with the new build, Microsoft is also releasing a set of new app updates. These updates bring the design of the apps closer to that of Windows...

A new Windows 11 preview is out, but there’s still no Android app support

Like clockwork, it's Thursday and there's a new Windows 11 Insider Preview build rolling out to the Dev and Beta channels of the Windows Insider Program. There are only two things listed under changes and improvements in the blog post. The first is that Microsoft Teams Chat is now rolling out to Insiders on the...

Start11 launches in beta so you can change the Windows 11 Start menu

When Windows 11 launches later this year, it'll bring a bunch of improvements over Windows 10. There are many new features and, overall, many design elements look a lot better now. One of the biggest changes is in the Start menu, and while some of us prefer the new look, it's not for everyone. To...

ASUS is updating its motherboard models to enable TPM for Windows 11

Windows 11 is fast approaching, and if you somehow missed it, the system requirements have been an issue for some users. One of the more widely-criticized requirements is the need for a TPM 2.0 chip. Microsoft already required OEMs to include TPM 2.0 support in their pre-built PCs since 2016, but if you custom-built your...