Michael Muchmore

Lead Software Analyst

Michael Muchmore

Michael Muchmore is PhonespySoftware24's lead analyst for software and web applications. A native New Yorker, he has at various times headed up coverage of web development, enterprise software, and display technologies. Michael cowrote one of the first overviews of web services for a general audience. Before that he worked on PC Magazine's Solutions section, which covered programming techniques as well as tips on using popular office software. He previously covered services and software for ExtremeTech.com.

Recent Articles by Michael Muchmore

Keep It Tidy: How to Use Snap Layouts in Windows 11

Arrange your desktop just the way you like it with Windows 11's new Snap Layouts feature. Our expert walkthrough helps you master this handy UI tool.

By Michael Muchmore

Microsoft Start Serves Up a Personalized News Feed

Microsoft Start doesn’t seem drastically different from the already-available Microsoft News, which it will replace, but it will deliver news, weather, sports, stock quotes, and more to Windows, the web, and on mobile.

By Michael Muchmore

Idagio Review

3.5

Idagio lets classical music fans enjoy high-quality audio streaming with a large, up-to-date catalog and the tools they need to find exactly the work and performances they want to hear. Still, it’s missing some features found in the bigger music streaming services.

By Michael Muchmore

Apple Buys, Shuts Down Primephonic Classical Music Streaming Service

Subscribers will be pushed to Apple Music.

By Michael Muchmore

Microsoft Windows 11 Preview

A radically slicker, more consistent design belies what it is really more of an evolutionary update to the world's most popular desktop operating system.

By Michael Muchmore