Windows 7 end of life: Months from patch cut-off, millions still haven’t upgraded

With just under five months until Microsoft stops issuing free patches for Windows 7, millions of PCs are still relying on it, leaving them exposed to new bugs that will probably never be patched. Microsoft has been nagging Windows 7 users to upgrade to Windows 10 for years now, yet…

Microsoft issues ‘save the date’ for expected October hardware event

Credit: Microsoft We Microsoft watchers have been hearing for a while now that Microsoft would hold some kind of hardware event in October in New York City. Today, August 27, Microsoft sent out “save the date” placeholders for the October 2, 2019 event. For the past couple of years, Microsoft…

Windows Terminal preview: New customizations offer ‘big improvement’

Microsoft has released its second update this month for the Windows Terminal command-line tool. This time, it brings improvements to profile settings, tab title customizations, settings warning messages, and copy and binding updates. Windows Terminal is still a “very early” preview release of Microsoft’s new command-line interface, which the company…

Microsoft is bringing dark mode to Outlook on iOS, Android

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft is bringing dark-mode support to Outlook for iOS and Android, plus Office.com for Web and mobile, officials said on August 28. Following the launch of iOS 13 this fall, Dark Mode also will come to other Office apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, officials said. “Microsoft first…