Windows 10 doesn’t currently include any out-of-the-box support for the new AV1 video codec, but Microsoft is currently testing an extension that will bring full AV1 support to Windows in the future, and you can download the beta version for free right now.
It looks like Microsoft is killing the Windows Volume Mixer in an upcoming Windows 10 update. The good news is that there’s already an excellent third party Volume Mixer replacement that offers even more functionality.
News broke recently that Microsoft is planning to bring its Xbox Game Pass service to Windows. But what many Windows 10 users don’t know is that Game Pass for PC is already here…sort of. Here’s how to play some Game Pass games on your Windows 10 PC.
Windows users finally have their own version of Apple’s Genius Bar. Microsoft’s Answer Desk, found in most Microsoft Retail Stores, will offer users free services like virus removal, software repairs, and tune-ups which normally cost hundreds of dollars elsewhere.
Users who want the complete Office for iPad experience will need an Office 365 subscription, and Microsoft just announced a new way to pick up the $100 per year subscription for free. Starting Friday, iPad owners simply need to bring their device to a Microsoft Retail Store and they’ll receive an Office 365 Home Premium subscription for free.