Windows 10 Stories July 4

If you work a desk job, more than likely your eyes are focused on a computer all day instead of your smartphone or even smartwatch. With its “Your Phone” companion app, Microsoft makes it pretty easy to mirror the notifications on your Android smartphone on a Windows 10 PC. Here’s how to set that up.

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Windows 10 Stories July 3

Microsoft has been pushing interconnectivity between your smartphone and PC for quite some time. With an update this week to the “Your Phone” app, Windows 10 can mirror the notifications from your Android smartphone on your PC or laptop.

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Windows 10 Stories May 2

Microsoft working to protect your typing while Incognito in Chrome & Edge on Windows 10

Regardless of your reasons for using Incognito, we’ve all taken Google Chrome’s privacy option for granted. As it stands now, though, on Windows 10, your typing data is still passed through Windows’ prediction services even while using Chrome in Incognito mode. Microsoft is working to fix this and avoid awkward text predictions from both Google Chrome and Chromium-based Edge by marking your keyboard input as private while in Incognito.

Windows 10 Stories March 12

Windows 10 gets a screen mirroring beta which brings Android apps to your PC

Last year Microsoft added the “Your Phone” app to Windows 10 as a way to bring your text messages and notifications from a connected smartphone to your PC. Now, some updates are in testing for that app which enables users to Android apps from their phone onto a Windows 10 PC with screen mirroring.

Windows 10 Stories February 7

Dark mode has slowly been making its way to various Google services and will be a big highlight of the upcoming Android Q release. Over the past couple months, though, we’ve been tracking a dark mode in Google Chrome on both macOS and Windows 10. Now, that feature respects the system-wide dark mode on both platforms.

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Windows 10 Stories December 3, 2018

Whether you’re using Google Chrome, Opera, or Brave to browse the web, under the hood, it’s all based on Chromium. Chrome’s Blink engine has become more-or-less the de facto way to render the web. Microsoft has long tried to avoid that fact by constantly working on Internet Explorer then Edge, but it seems no more. Microsoft is reportedly embracing Chrome’s dominance with a new replacement browser for Windows 10.

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