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Windows 10 is a constant work in progress—Microsoft ditched the practice of pushing out monolithic upgrades and instead committed to releasing two major feature upgrades each year (and of course it maintains month security patches on the second Tuesday of every month, known as Patch Tuesday). One of the features that is headed to a future build of Windows 10 is the ability to uninstall a handful of native apps. Well, sort of. This is currently being tested in the Windows Insider program as part of the upcoming Windows 10 20H1 release, which is the first of two major updates scheduled for this year. As currently being tested, Microsoft's native Paint, Notepad, and WordPard programs are optional... Read more...
Next to Minesweeper and Facebook, Microsoft's nifty little Paint utility might go down as the one of the all-time great time wasters while toiling away at work. While the clock goes tick-tock, one way to pass the time is to doodle on your desktop using Paint, and there is actually some very good artwork that has been created with the simplistic program. Sadly (for some), Paint may be about to kick the bucket—it is among the list of features that Microsoft plans to remove or deprecate when rolling out the Fall Creators Update for Windows 10.Image Source: Wikimedia Commons (Regularvalenti) If you are looking for a glimmer of hope, it's that Microsoft Paint falls into the "deprecated" category.... Read more...
If you’ve used the version of Paint that comes with Windows 10, you’ll notice that things haven’t really changed much in years (it looks barely changed from the version that shipped with Windows 7). However, Microsoft has completely revamped Paint to take advantage of technologies found within Windows 10 and the hardware (namely the stylus) that comes with Surface-branded tablets. In the first video seen below, we’re given an overview of the all-new Paint app, including its newfound capabilities that allow you to create in 3D. You can start by drawing a simple shape or object, add 3D texturing to it to give depth, and move/flip it around in your virtual workspace. In the video, the presenter... Read more...