You’ve probably worked with a lot of PDF files. The format is user-friendly, easy to view and easy to print. The are a lot of apps capable of opening this type of file but few people know that there’s an app developed by Microsoft for this purpose, called Reader, included in the standard Windows experience. The app was first introduced with the release of Windows 8.1 and it’s also available in Windows 10. The Reader app capable of opening PDF files, as well as XPS and TIFF files. In this article we will share how to use the Reader app to open and work with PDF, XPS and TIFF files:
Antivirus products and security solutions in general, come in various forms, shapes, and sizes, and most of them include more than a few distinct protection layers. The number and variety of security solutions that are sold to Windows users are quite large and it’s difficult to classify them. We checked the best complete security products that are found on the market for Windows users, we reviewed them one by one and now we want to compare them using a long list of criteria that are relevant when deciding which security product is best for you. If you want to know how each antivirus product compares against its competitors, read this analysis:
When you protest for a cause, alongside thousands of people, it is very likely that the mobile network will stop working on everyone’s smartphone. This happens because there are too many smartphones in a small space and the mobile network can’t handle so many connections from the same place. When this happens, you can no longer access the internet on your smartphone, call or text others, until you go to another spot with fewer people around you. For such situations, there’s a mobile app that can help. It is named FireChat, it is free and it works on the iPhone as well as on Android smartphones. It was used successfully during protests in Iraq (2014), Hong Kong (2014), Ecuador (2015) and Romania (2017). Here’s how to use it to communicate with others, when protesting, on your Android smartphone:
One fact of life with Windows is that, every once in awhile, your computer will slow down or freeze, or a program won't work the way you expect it to. Wouldn't it be nice if you had a way of finding out what had gone wrong, and why - whether it's CPU use, memory use, a program behaving badly, or something else? Yes, it would definitely be nice to know all these things and more. And that's why the Resource Monitor exists in Windows. This tutorial will show everything you need to know about this great tool and how to use it:
Are you searching for the best antivirus or the best security solution for your Windows computer? There are so many options on the market that you may not know what to choose. You know that you need an antivirus but you don’t know which criteria it should pass in order to provide a solid experience. Many security companies market their products as being the best, having the best antivirus or the best firewall, being complete products and so on and so forth. But whom should you trust? How should you choose your security solution? In this guide, we will share the criteria that you should use in order to choose the best security product for you.
The latest operating system from Microsoft - Windows 10 - is definitely full of new things when compared to previous versions of Windows. But, like all things in life, there are also things missing from it, things people used and loved. If you’ve just upgraded from Windows 7, there are quite a few features and applications which are no longer present in Windows 10, and which you’ll probably miss. In this article, we’re going to tell you which are the most important, and who knows, if you didn’t already upgrade to Windows 10, maybe after you’ll see what’s missing, you’ll never do the upgrade anyway. Let’s get started:
Many users probably have their smartphones cluttered with a lot of apps they don’t use or games they haven’t played in ages. The logical course of action would be to remove them, to clear up the space for some useful stuff. In this article we will show you two ways to uninstall your apps and games from Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile in the easiest way possible. Let’s go:
You can use system recovery tools to fix most of your computer problems. However, there are times when you'll need to address such issues in a manual way, like, for example, when your Windows computer won't boot. In these cases, you can use a tool named Bootrec.exe. It can help you troubleshoot and repair things like the master boot record (MBR), the boot sector or the Boot Configuration Data (BCD) store. Here's how it works, in all modern versions of Windows:
Do you have a brand new computer on which you need to install and configure everything: starting from the operating system to drivers, applications, plugins and so on? Do you need to delete everything from an "old" computer and reinstall all from scratch? If the answer is yes to either of these questions, then you are in luck! After setting up many computers (both old and brand new), we created a checklist of steps you must go through, in order to have the best experience possible: without (too many) crashes, in the least possible time and in a secure way. This article shares the optimized list of steps you need to go through, in order to have everything working correctly.
Voice Recorderis one of the universal apps that are bundled with Windows 10, which you can use to make quick voice recordings every time you’re on the go and you don’t really need a professional recording device. You can find it on computers, laptops, 2-in-1 devices and smartphones with Windows 10. If you want to learn how Voice Recorder for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile works and how good it is at recording conversations, read this tutorial: