Change Video Thumbnails in Windows for a Neater Media Library

If you have a lot of video content stored on your PC then the default thumbnails can leave folders looking disorganized and make sorting through your movies and TV shows more difficult. With a simple hack, you can set the thumbnails for each video yourself to show the official DVD cover, movie poster or any other… » 1/30/15 1:20pm Friday 1:20pm

HoloLens: Microsoft's Audacious Plan to Make Anywhere a Holodeck

VR? Meh. Microsoft is going the holodeck route with something called HoloLens. These are holographic glasses and they'll be coming out around the same time as Windows 10. Man, this sure looks awesome and cool and probably also janky and questionably useful! We'll find out first-hand soon though; Microsoft will be… » 1/21/15 1:41pm 1/21/15 1:41pm

Microsoft's New Xbox App Brings Game DVR and Chat to Your PC

Windows 10 is about universal apps, and getting everything on all your devices. That includes the new Xbox app, which you'll find on PC, Xbox, and mobile. It'll let you text and chat and do everything you love on Xbox Live across every Windows device you have. The biggest and best news? It'll let you stream your Xbox… » 1/21/15 1:17pm 1/21/15 1:17pm

Windows 10 Has Cortana Voice Commands Baked Into Every Cranny

Microsoft's Cortana voice-assistant is coming to Windows 10 as we expected. Now you'll be able to speak commands and ask questions throughout the operating system. At its core, it's similar to the assistant we've seen on Windows Phone, but it's also been updated to create a more holistic experience. » 1/21/15 12:26pm 1/21/15 12:26pm

HP Stream Mini: A Cute, Cheap Windows Desktop For Just $180

The $200 HP Stream is the bargain-basement laptop to beat. But what if you want a desktop instead? Take a peek at the new HP Stream Mini. At just over 2 inches tall, 1.6 pounds light, and a mere $180 out of your wallet, this tiny pastel blue nettop packs a surprising amount of value into the case. » 1/05/15 8:00am 1/05/15 8:00am