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Microsoft finally removes ancient Windows 95-era icons from Windows 10

It is not a secret that Windows 10 has UI consistency issues since the very first version. Microsoft tried to fix design problems many times, but things are still far from perfect and only worsen with every attempt. In fact, you do not need to dive deep into the jungles of the operating system to dig out design pieces that date back to Windows 95. Try to change an icon on the Desktop, and you will quickly discover some seriously old-school images. The good news is that Microsoft plans to fix this problem. At least, partially. This year, Windows 10 is to get a major redesign, codenamed "Sun Valley." A refreshed set of icons is part of that effort. Continue reading

The Microsoft Store app gets a new colorful icon, too

The built-in Microsoft Store app in Windows 10 receives a brand new icon. This update is another step in direction Microsoft took with their intention to create a set of new icons for all platforms.  Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Continue reading

Colorful Windows 10 Icons: Camera

The built-in Camera app in Windows 10 receives a brand new icon. This update is another step in direction Microsoft took with their intention to create a set of new icons for all platforms.  Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Continue reading

Colorful Windows 10 Icons: Skype

Skype, the app that doesn't need introduction, has got a new icon that plays nice with other colorful icons in Windows 10. Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Continue reading

Colorful Windows 10 Icons: People app, and Tips

Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Today, the company has released an updated icon for the People app, and for Microsoft Tips. Continue reading

Colorful Windows 10 Icons: Paint 3D

Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Today, a new colorful icon for Paint 3D made its first appearance in the public. Continue reading

Colorful Windows 10 Icons Reach Non-Insiders

Microsoft is known for making new colorful icons for Windows 10. The new icons were expected to be used in a special edition of the OS for dual-screen devices, Windows 10X. However, Microsoft has made icons available across the entire Windows 10 family. Starting today, the new icons are coming to non-Insiders with app updates from the Store. Continue reading