Windows 10 October 2018 Update brings DirectX ray tracing to gaming PCs

Use of ray tracing in the upcoming video game, Battlefield V.Today, October 2, marks a milestone for gamers everywhere thanks to Microsoft’s release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update....

How to install the Windows 10 October 2018 Update right now

After months of testing with Windows Insiders, Microsoft has finally pushed out the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to the general public. This update comes packed with plenty of cool...

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. S Mode

Not sure what version of Windows to get? Here are the major features of Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. the newer Windows 10 in S mode to help you...

Winamp media player might be back from the dead, with Windows 10 support

Winamp might be back from the dead, and it's bringing support for Microsoft Windows 10 with the first new software release since its acquisition by Radionomy in 2014. Fans of...

Windows handwriting recognition tool may pose security risk via text storage

Kyle Wiggers/Digital TrendsWindows has a built-in tool for improving its own handwriting recognition capability, and like many modern, smart features that increase their accuracy over time, it employs user data...

Acer Aspire 5 review

Research Center: Acer Aspire 5 If your laptop budget is around $500, you’re going to have to make a compromise or two. There’s just no getting around that fact, at least so...

More than 60 percent of Steam gamers are using the Windows 10 OS

Bill Roberson/Digital TrendsDespite trailing Windows 7 in overall market share, Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system is the preferred OS among gamers. Statistics published by online streaming platform Valve revealed that...

Microsoft confirms Redstone 5 as Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft confirmed during the IFA 2018 show that the next major update to Windows 10 will officially be called Windows 10 October 2018 Update. Internally dubbed as Redstone 5, the...

Need to work from the road? Here are the 5 best laptops with LTE

Although a smartphone can serve as a hotspot for your laptop, where's the fun in that? If you're looking to eliminate that burden and surf the internet without a tether,...

Alexa for PC invades your notebook, signs a truce with Cortana

We took a look at Alexa for PC running on the first notebook to ship with Amazon's digital assistant pre-installed, the Acer Spin 5 convertible 2-in-1. Does she add value...