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Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Windows 10's latest preview build introduces phone-to-PC linking for Android

Eric Frederiksen

Listen, the Windows Phone is dead. Yes, all two of you, it’s really dead. But that doesn’t mean Microsoft is done with phones. While the Windows OS might not have anything to offer to smartphones, that doesn’t mean smartphones don’t have anything to offer Windows. The latest preview build of Windows, available to PCs in the Insider Fast Ring, is beginning to address this with the...

Microsoft: Surface Laptop's fabric finish is a luxury and should be cared for as such

Microsoft: Surface Laptop's fabric finish is a luxury and should be cared for as such

Danny Zepeda

Microsoft unveiled its latest laptop last week—the Surface Laptop—with a sleek new design and premium touches that make it really stand out. Probably those most eye catching feature was the new Alcantara fabric finish on the deck of the laptop. If you’re thinking of picking one up, you better be willing to take care of said Alcantara fabric like it’s a “luxury” item akin to expensive...