Appearance and Personalization

Fonts
Misc
11.18.2016
Fonts are often underrated: although they can completely overhaul the way your documents, presentations, or websites look, many people don’t consider them important. However, looks usually have a big impact, sometimes even more than your content, regardless of whether you like it or not. The good th...
Start
Tutorial
11.10.2016
We all want our files to be organized, so that it's easy to find any application when we need it. Because of that, the new Start Menu from Windows 10 has all its tiles and shortcuts organized in groups. By default, you'll see only two groups, Life at a glance and Play and explore, but you should kno...
Sound
Tutorial
11.08.2016
Does your Windows computer play a sound each time you start it, just before showing the sign in screen? At first, you might like this sound but after so many years of using Windows computers and devices, you may find it annoying. Here’s how to disable the startup sound in all modern versions of Wind...
Fonts
Tutorial
11.07.2016
When you are looking for something to make a document or presentation more interesting, the solution can sometimes be a new font. Although Windows comes with a wide range of fonts, you can find many websites that offer fonts, either free or for purchase which can spruce things up a bit. After you do...
Tiles
Tutorial
11.01.2016
We are all used to the old and familiar desktop shortcuts on our Windows computers. But in Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile and in Windows 8.1, we also have a new way of launching and organizing things, using a concept called tiles. What are they, what do they do, what’s the difference between tiles an...
Start
Tutorial
10.28.2016
Building on the paradigm first introduced in Windows 8, both the Start Menu from Windows 10 and the Start screen from Windows 10 Mobile, rely on using tiles to make it easy for us to access apps. Live tiles are also a very good means for offering quick bits of information from the apps that we are u...
Wallpaper
Tutorial
10.25.2016
One of the features we like about Windows 10 is that it can be set to offer a new wallpaper every day on the lock screen, straight from Bing. We wished that Google would offer a similar feature and now they do. They launched the Wallpapers app which you can use to get a daily wallpaper for your Andr...
Start Menu
Tutorial
10.18.2016
The Alarms & Clock app in Windows 10 has a feature called World Clock, which allows you to view the time from different locations around the world, compare it, pin the time from different parts of the world and so on. If you need to work with the time in multiple parts of the world relatively of...
Start Menu
Tutorial
10.06.2016
Did you know that you can pin many types of content to the Start Menu in Windows 10? It’s not just about apps and settings. You can also pin folders, libraries, network locations, websites and web pages, items from modern apps like notes from the OneNote app and so on. The list is long and in this g...
Notifications
Tutorial
10.04.2016
Do you have an Android smartphone or tablet with Android 7 Nougat or Android 6 Marshmallow? Are there some apps whose notifications never go away from the notification drawer? When you hit the Clear All button all notifications go away except one or two which never go away? If you have this problem...
Clocks
Tutorial
10.03.2016
If you work and talk with people all over the world, it is very useful to add more clocks to the Windows taskbar, so that you can quickly view the time in other parts of the world. Windows lets you add two clocks alongside the clock you have for your local time and adding them is relatively easy. He...
Explorer
Tutorial
09.30.2016
One of our readers has asked us whether we know how to change the icon of any folder in Windows. Luckily we do and, in order to help him out, as well as other Windows users, we decided to publish this guide. It applies to any version of Windows and you can use it to change the icon of any folder. Le...