Appearance and Personalization

Email
Tutorial
08.25.2016
Windows 10 has a lot of good features, but it also had some annoyances that finally got resolved in the Anniversary Update. One annoyance was the fact that there was no easy way of configuring Windows 10 not to show your personal email address on the Lock Screen. Giving your email address just like...
Start Menu
Tutorial
08.23.2016
The Start Menu made a comeback in Windows 10 and, unlike in any previous Windows versions, it's resizable, you can pin or unpin almost anything on it, and you can even make it take the whole screen, just like in Windows 8.1. But these are not the only things you can customize on Windows 10's Start M...
Quick actions
Tutorial
08.22.2016
Windows 10's notifications are a whole new way of always staying up to date with what's happening on your device. In a previous tutorial we talked about the notifications, and among other things, we also mentioned that the new Windows 10 Action Center includes a set of quick actions which you can us...
Notifications
Tutorial
08.18.2016
The notifications system that Microsoft has developed in Windows 10 is a very useful feature, one which many smartphone users will appreciate. The notifications sent to you by the operating system and the apps that you have installed are a good way of always being up to date with the things that tak...
Start Menu
Tutorial
08.15.2016
When Microsoft launched Windows 8, many users were very disappointed by the removal of the Start Menu. In order to win them over, Microsoft had to please users in Windows 10, and decided to bring back the Start Menu. The good thing is that they didn’t just restore the Start Menu’s former self from W...
Start Menu
Tutorial
08.03.2016
Whether it’s Windows 10, Windows 7 or any other older version of Windows, users loved and still love the Start Menu. However, people who liked Windows 8.1 better, preferred the way the Start screen looked and worked, a Start screen which is (or was) arguably a better version of the classic Start Men...
Start Menu
Tutorial
07.29.2016
Did you know that you can set the Windows 10 Start Menu to show all kinds of folders like Documents, Downloads, HomeGroup or Network? By default, they aren't shown on the Start Menu but, with just a couple of clicks or taps, you can easily add them. Read this tutorial to learn how it’s done: NOTE:...
Start Menu
Tutorial
07.25.2016
The Start Menu from Windows 10 is one of the most customizable parts of the operating system. And that’s a good thing, considering that it’s used often, by all users. The “Recently added” apps list is a section of the Start Menu that was designed to make it easier for us to access the apps and progr...
Taskbar
Tutorial
07.22.2016
The taskbar has been with us for a very long time, and it’s still present in Windows 10, although lots has changed about it. The taskbar is one of the most useful parts of the Windows desktop and, as such, it deserves to be customized so that it fits your needs. If you’re curious about what can be p...
Start Menu
Tutorial
07.20.2016
In Windows 10, the Start Menu made a comeback and, just like in Windows 7 and previous versions of Windows, you can use it to arrange apps and shortcuts the way you like to, so that you can quickly access the ones you use the most. In this article we're going to show you how to resize app tiles and...
Notification area
Tutorial
07.14.2016
The notification area on the taskbar, also known as the system tray, has been in Windows for quite a long time. It kept on improving and helping users get easy access to system functions, system notifications and applications, in all Windows versions, starting with Windows 95. It's still here in Win...
Virtual desktop
Tutorial
07.04.2016
If you used a Mac or a Linux computer in the past, then you know that these operating systems offer multiple desktops. If you're a Windows user, you never had this choice until Windows 10, which is the first Windows ever to include multiple virtual desktops. That means you can create and use more th...