Windows 11 Might Never Allow You to Move the Taskbar

(Photo: Start11 from Stardock) When Microsoft launched Windows 11 it proudly touted its redesigned taskbar and Start Menu. Not everyone was as excited about the new designs as Microsoft. The company moved the Start Menu to the middle of the display. It also anchored the taskbar to the bottom of…

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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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Game Developer Claims One Second Load Times are Coming

With the arrival of the DirectStorage API for Windows, game developers have begun talking about what it could mean for future games. The technology is currently in-use on the Xbox Series X and is part of the console’s Velocity Architecture. It allows for faster loading and decompression of game assets,…

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Steam Alpha Has Finally Arrived on Chromebooks

The first reports of Steam on Chrome OS surfaced about two years ago, but Google has been mostly mum on the topic. Not anymore, though. Get ready to hear a lot about Steam on Chromebooks, starting with the new Alpha version. Unfortunately, you probably don’t have the correct hardware to…

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