Windows Might Finally Get MacOS’s Quick Look Feature

MacOS users have long enjoyed a simple yet useful feature: Quick Look. It lets you select a file and press the spacebar to see a preview of it. It can be used on almost anything, including videos, PDFs, Word docs, and images. Even better, with the file displayed you can…

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DirectStorage API Finally Available for Windows

Almost a year and a half after Microsoft announced Windows 11 DirectStorage would come to PC, it’s finally arrived. The good news is the much-lauded storage API could theoretically boost gaming performance for PCs that support it. The bad news is games have to be designed for it, so it…

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Steam Deck Game Performance Is Worse on Windows

Valve’s Steam Deck has finally started shipping to those who pre-ordered the machine early. It will take a long time for everyone to get their handheld game machine, and maybe Windows will work well by the time they do. It doesn’t work particularly well right now, but Valve did just…

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Google Releases Very Limited Beta of Android Games on Windows

The smartphone wars were won by apps. That’s why we’re all using Android and iOS phones rather than Palm and BlackBerry. The number of apps on those platforms doesn’t matter as much these days — it’s more than enough. Now, some of Android’s enormous app catalog is destined for Windows.…

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Windows 11 Users are Reporting Strange NVME SSD Behavior (Updated)

Reports have begun trickling out across internet forums and Reddit of Windows 11 users experiencing sluggish NVME SSD behavior in certain benchmarks compared to the same drives’ performance in Windows 10. Lending credence to the claims is the response from a Microsoft official in those same forums: “We’re investigating.” The…

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