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9 Things Windows Users Deserve in Windows 9

Sep 25th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Windows 9 will be unveiled in just a few days. Leaked screenshots and even some videos have appeared online, but we can’t comment on the authenticity of those releases. So instead of talking about the early leaks – which look okay, I guess – let’s talk about the features Microsoft needs to put in Windows 9 to win back a user base that was disappointed by Windows 8: 9) The Start Menu M

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Microsoft Destroys Its Cloud Competitors By Offering 30GB of Free Storage Space to Mobile Users

Sep 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News | 0 Comment

Microsoft Destroys Its Cloud Competitors By Offering 30GB of Free Storage Space to Mobile Users

Begun, the cloud wars have The cloud storage wars have been underway for the past few years, but in 2014, they’ve heated up to supernova-like levels. Dropbox – the industry veteran with years of experience and millions of happy customers  - is facing stiff competition from companies like Microsoft and Apple with billions of dollars to throw around. Today, Microsoft waved those billions

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Here’s Everything We Know About Windows 9

Sep 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Here’s Everything We Know About Windows 9

Windows 9 is going to be announced at the end of this month. That’s exciting news for Windows fans who disliked Windows 8 and refused to upgrade. It’s also exciting news for anybody who upgraded to Windows 8 and wants their Start menu back. But should you be excited for Windows 9? Well, to help you decide, here’s everything we know about Microsoft’s newest operating system (or at lea

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Microsoft Releases Wired Xbox One Controller for Windows

Sep 17th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Releases Wired Xbox One Controller for Windows

I don’t know about you, but I only use one gamepad on my PC. That gamepad is an Xbox 360 controller. The Xbox 360 controller is arguably the best controller ever made. The Xbox One controller, however, is a serious contender. The Xbox One controller has been around for several months and, a few months ago, Microsoft released controller drivers for Windows. Today, Microsoft finally got a

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Here We Go! Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event for September 30 in San Francisco

Sep 16th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Here We Go! Microsoft Announces Windows 9 Event for September 30 in San Francisco

Over the past few weeks, Microsoft “insiders” have been spreading rumors that the company will reveal Windows 9 at the end of September 2014. Now, Microsoft made those rumors official. The company is holding a “Windows event” in San Francisco on September 30th. Emails were sent out to various tech publications today. Insiders around the world grew giddy when they realized their Septe

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Microsoft Buys Mojang for $2.5 Billion – But What Are the Pros and Cons?

Sep 15th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

Microsoft Buys Mojang for $2.5 Billion – But What Are the Pros and Cons?

This past week, Microsoft purchased Minecraft maker Mojang for a hefty $2.5 billion. Mojang’s CEO Markus “Notch” Persson wrote a touching letter to fans where he explained his reason behind the decision. Apparently, Notch reached out to Microsoft about the buyout because he was tired of being a CEO and wanted to go back to being a “nerdy computer programmer.” Aww. Anyways, as pa

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Leaked Videos Show Off New Windows 9 Features

Sep 11th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Leaked Videos Show Off New Windows 9 Features

Windows 9 may only be a few weeks away from being debuted to the general public. That means we’re going to see a lot of leaks over the next few weeks. Today, I’m proud to share another leak with you. Recent videos have appeared online which are rumored to show Windows 9 in action. Apparently, the person who made these videos somehow got their hands on the Windows 9 Technical Preview –

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Report: Microsoft Will Unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30

Aug 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Windows 9 | 0 Comment

Report: Microsoft Will Unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30

Microsoft may sound the death knell for Windows 8 before the OS even reaches its second birthday. According to new reports from The Verge, Microsoft will unveil Windows 9 on Tuesday, September 30. That report comes in the footsteps of a previous report from Microsoft insider Mary Jo Foley who claimed that Windows 9 would be unveiled in “late September or early October”. Windows 9, whi

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PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One for Seventh Straight Month, Total Sales Now Double Xbox One

Aug 23rd 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Gaming | 0 Comment

PlayStation 4 Beats Xbox One for Seventh Straight Month, Total Sales Now Double Xbox One

Console sales statistics have arrived for July and it’s more great news for Sony. The Sony Playstation 4 has outsold the Xbox One for the seventh straight month. Since release, the Playstation 4 has sold approximately 10 million units while the Xbox One has sold approximately 5 million units. There is good news for Microsoft: total console sales across this entire generation are outpaci

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Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Aug 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Laptop Tweaks and Repairs | 0 Comment

Everything You Need to Know about Microsoft’s $199 Chromebook Competitor, the HP Stream

Microsoft and Google have not got along over the past few years. You see, Microsoft doesn’t like how Google’s Chromebooks are taking away PC market share. Microsoft argues that Chromebooks are useless when they’re not connected to the internet and that users are extremely limited when it comes to software and features. Both of those things are true. Unfortunately for Microsoft, many us

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