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Windows 10 October Update
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Windows 10 October Update: 6 Features Worth Trying

The October 2018 Update isn't as splashy as some prior releases, but features like Font Maker, Your Phone, Storage Sense and more.

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Browse safely with Windows Device Application Guard

Windows 10 contains a hidden, free Web browser called Windows Device Application Guard (WDAG) for secure browsing. Here's how to use it, and what it can and can't do.

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How to make your own font with Microsoft Font Maker

The Microsoft Font Maker app allows you to create your own personalized font, right from your own handwriting. We'll show you how.

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Microsoft's pledge to win back the consumer needs to be more than just words

At the Inspire conference this week, Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi told attendees that it wants to win back consumers. But to do so will require new products and services, not just marketing.

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Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Valve announced that Steam is ending support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019.

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Microsoft lets you gift digital PC games now, but the Xbox experience still sucks on computers

You can now gift PC games, DLC, and Xbox One games in the Microsoft Store, a feature Steam has had since before the Microsoft Store launched five years ago.

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Windows 10's busted HDR display support got a whole lot better in the April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update added an SDR brightness slider that partially fixes the biggest problem with HDR monitors.

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The Best Features of Windows 10's April 2018 Update

The Windows 10 April 2018 Update, aka Redstone 4, isn't getting much love from Microsoft. But here's what we think you'll like.

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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga unboxing

We unbox one of Lenovo's legendary Thinkpad business laptops. The X1 Yoga is a 360-degree convertible with many great details--check 'em out here.

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Hands-on with Dell's powerful new XPS 15

Dell's new XPS 15 has up to 6-cores and faster GeForce graphics.

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Hands-on with Gigabyte's new Aero 15

Gigabyte's stunning new Aero 15 adds a six-core Intel CPU and high-refresh panel while sticking to its mantra of great battery life.

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Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

How a distinct version of Windows 10 could appeal to PC gamers.

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PCWorld's March Digital Magazine: AMD's Ryzen APU could save budget gaming

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android and iOS.

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How machine learning can make prettier PC games that adapt to your play preferences

Microsoft's new WinML and DirectML tools can supercharge games with smarter, adaptable AI, prettier images, and reduced development times.

The Full Nerd
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The future of Windows, cloud gaming, and more | The Full Nerd Ep 42

PCWorld's resident Windows expert joins us to talk about all the upcoming Windows 10 features you can expect, Geforce Now vs other cloud gaming platforms, and YOUR burning questions.

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Microsoft offers three unconvincing reasons why its consumer business isn't dead yet

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella tried to respond to concerns that Microsoft's consumer strategy may be floundering, though his response wasn't especially convincing.

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Alienware Area 51 Hands-on

Alienware's Area 51 gets some nice hardware tweaks, plus a major upgrade to its Command Center software. Watch us gush about the Toolless Graphics feature here.

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Dell Mobile Connect mirrors your phone on your PC

Dell Mobile Connect allows your PC to mirror your Android phone or iPhone.

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