Windows 10’s Redstone 5 update will include a new “Your Phone” app that syncs text messages, photos, and notifications from your phone to your PC. But you can already do this—and more—with features currently in Windows 10.
Once again, sensationalist clickbait is claiming Microsoft will soon require a subscription fee to “rent” your Windows operating system. This just isn’t true. Microsoft’s “desktop as a service” plan is only for businesses, and it also includes hardware—not just software.
CCleaner just became worse. The popular system-cleaning tool now always runs in the background, nagging you and reporting anonymous data back to the company’s servers. We don’t recommend you upgrade to CCleaner 4.45. Here’s what you should use instead.
Microsoft Office includes black and dark gray themes. Windows 10’s system-wide dark mode won’t affect Office apps, but you can choose a dark theme for Office apps like Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Google Chrome for Android, iPhone, and iPad shows “suggested articles” from the web on its New Tab page. You can hide those if you’d rather clean up your New Tab page and avoid the distractions.