• Microsoft's New Photos Companion App Acts Like AirDrop, But for Windows PCs

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Microsoft's garage team has released a new application that lets Android and iOS users easily transfer photos from their phone to their Windows 10 PC. Photos Companion works in coordination with the Microsoft Photos app on Windows 10 PCs. As long as the iPhone or Android device is on the same network as the PC, users can transfer photos and videos directly from the phone to the computer over WiFi. The app makes use of a QR code in Microsoft Photos on the PC that users scan with the Photos Companion app to initiate the transfer. Photos Companion is free to download from the Google Play...
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  • Microsoft starts testing next big Windows 10 update, adds ‘ultimate performance' mode for pro laptops

    Microsoft starts testing next big Windows 10 update, adds ‘ultimate performance' mode for pro laptops

    7 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    Microsoft has pushed forth a flurry of new releases on the Windows testing front, including a new preview build for Redstone 4 , alongside the first build for Redstone 5 (the following update which will go live later on this year). On top of that, the company has introduced a new ‘ultimate performance' power plan to get the most out of mobile workstation notebooks , along with a scheme allowing for the testing of individual core Windows apps. Essentially, what's happening here is that we've reached the point where the next Windows 10 update is almost due, so therefore close to finalized...
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  • Windows 10 is getting an ‘Ultimate Performance' mode for power users

    Windows 10 is getting an ‘Ultimate Performance' mode for power users

    7 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Microsoft is adding a new power scheme to Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, enabling power users to get more out of their machines. The new mode will be available in the next Windows 10 update, expected to be released in March or April. It's designed for power users with high performance workstations, and will include special power management features to ensure performance is as best as a system will allow.
    “This new policy builds on the current High-Performance policy, and it goes a step further to eliminate micro-latencies associated with fine grained power management techniques,”...
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  • Microsoft's supercharged Windows 10 'Ultimate Performance' takes aim at high-end PCs

    Microsoft's supercharged Windows 10 'Ultimate Performance' takes aim at high-end PCs

    7 monthes ago - By The Inquirer

    Now there's fast, and there's even faster
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