ChatGPT vs. Copilot: Which AI chatbot is better for you?
Wondering what the main differences are between these two popular AI chatbots? Here`s how to choose the right one for your needs.
Sabrina Ortiz

What to Expect at Microsoft Build 2024
Copilot, AI, and Azure programming will feature strongly at Microsoft`s annual developer conference, but there will likely be surprises—and even hardware.
Michael Muchmore

Google was right to be worried: OpenAI reportedly wants to enter the search market
OpenAI is even poaching Google employees to do it.
Don Reisinger

The Best Cheap Phones for 2024
Looking for a new phone that won`t wipe out your bank account?
Iyaz Akhtar

Microsoft says April Windows updates break VPN connections
Microsoft has confirmed that the April 2024 Windows security updates break VPN connections across client and server platforms.
Sergiu Gatlan

Microsoft Pushes Start Menu Ads to All Windows 11 Users
After briefly testing the ads, Microsoft is adding them in an update for all Windows 11 devices. Here`s how to turn off Start menu ads.
Kate Irwin

7 settings every PC gamer should tweak immediately
In this article, we show you how you can optimize your PC`s gaming performance using Windows and UEFI settings -- and introduce you to useful software that every gamer should have.
Kelvin Köpke

10 Windows features that will disappear soon
Bye bye bye.
Thomas Joos

Microsoft PowerToys: 23 Ways to Enhance Windows For Free
Need to rename multiple files at once, find your mouse cursor, or quickly mute your audio during a virtual meeting? Microsoft’s free PowerToys utility will give your operating system a boost.
Lance Whitney

41 years later, Windows Notepad finally gets spell check
Writres, rejoyce!
Michael Crider

10 neat tricks for Visual Studio Code
From simple shortcuts to expert-level configuration changes, here are 10 ways to get the most from Microsoft’s open source programming editor.
Serdar Yegulalp

27 Windows 11 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know
Customize your Windows experience, learn about the best new features, and squeeze the most out of your desktop OS with these tips.
Jason Cohen & Michael Muchmore

Microsoft Office 2024 will release as a one-time purchase
Microsoft makes it official.
Hans-Christian Dirscherl

Our Top 100 Budget Buys: Affordable, Tested Tech That`s Actually Worth It
Our experts review more than 1,500 technology products each year. Our mega-guide, updated monthly, scopes out the very best cost-conscious products across 15 key categories.
PCMag Staff

How to roll back a problematic Windows update
Windows updates are supposed to solve existing bugs, but they can also cause new problems. For this reason, Microsoft introduced the Known Issue Rollback (KIR) three years ago.
Peter Stelzel-Morawietz

38 Excel Tips for Becoming a Spreadsheet Pro
Microsoft`s program does just about everything one could ask for in a spreadsheet. Become the office Excel guru in no time with these 38 hacks and tricks.
Eric Griffith

Does your next laptop really need to be an AI PC?
AI PCs aren’t what they sound like — not at the start of 2024, anyway.
Chris Hoffman

Goodbye, bloatware! How to declutter Windows 11
Like its predecessors, Windows 11 comes with a lot of bloatware. This not only takes up memory space, but also impairs the performance of the system. Here`s how to get rid of superfluous software.
Christoph Hoffmann

Worst things to ask Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant
I use Siri to send texts, put my phone on Do Not Disturb before I record, set meetings and lots more.

How to Remove the Most Annoying Ads From Windows
Microsoft likes to promote its own services in Windows 10 and 11. Tweak these settings to stop the irritating tips, suggestions, and pop-ups.
Whitson Gordon