Programs

Windows Defender
Tutorial
07.18.2016
Windows Defender - the built-in antivirus from Windows 10 - has received a new feature called enhanced notifications. It is going to prove quite helpful for most users because these notifications provide useful information and transparency about the activities performed in the background by Windows...
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...
Apps
Tutorial
07.11.2016
Sometimes, things break or no longer work well, for no apparent reason. That can happen to Windows 10 apps as well, not only to the operating system. But don’t worry, there is more than just one way to make your apps behave, and one of them is to reset installed apps to their default state. Although...
Bash on Ubuntu on Windows
Tutorial
07.08.2016
The addition of the Linux Bash command line environment to Windows 10 came as a surprise for many, us included. Although it’s a tool intended to be used mainly by developers, regular users seem to be interested in this feature too, so we thought it would make sense if we show you how Bash on Ubuntu...
Microsoft Edge
Tutorial
07.07.2016
Microsoft officially released Windows 10 a year ago and, at that time, they promised that their Microsoft Edge web browser would soon support add-ons or extensions. Although it took them a lot more time than we had been expecting, now Microsoft Edge finally gets the extension support that was promis...
Microsoft Edge
Tutorial
07.04.2016
Apple has AirPlay and Google has Chromecast. But what does Microsoft have? Miracast, of course, which is a multiplatform standard - a technology which anybody can use and implement in the hardware they build and in the software they develop. With Windows 10, Microsoft embraced Miracast more than eve...
Block ads
Tutorial
06.29.2016
One Windows 10 feature that many users dislike is the fact that Microsoft shows advertisements in the Start Menu. The so called prompted apps may serve various purposes in Microsoft’s agenda, but many users don’t like them and would like to see less of them. In the end, we paid for a Windows 10 lice...
Settings
Tutorial
06.28.2016
One of the most important things in all Windows operating systems is how you can change the settings that govern the way your computer or device works. And Windows 10 is no different, although the new Settings app is: there are new settings, new categories of settings, a better way to navigate and a...
Terminal
Tutorial
06.27.2016
It’s been a while now since Microsoft declared its love for Linux and, at first, it felt strange to see Windows 10 embrace the Tux penguin. However, the fact that Windows 10 is able to run native Linux applications directly, without having to resort to using virtual machines, is a proof of Microsoft...
Continuum
Tutorial
06.22.2016
When they announced the Continuum feature in Windows 10 Mobile, Microsoft made a demo of how it works using the Microsoft Display Dock. This is a dock which allows you to connect a USB keyboard and mouse to your smartphone, a display that has an HDMI port or a DisplayPort and a third USB device like...
Command Prompt
Tutorial
06.21.2016
One of the easiest and most straightforward ways to manage your disks is to use the Disk Management tool from Windows. But hey, Disk Management is a visual tool and some of us like command based interfaces a whole lot more. That’s why we thought it would be a great idea to see how several disk manag...
QR code
Misc
06.21.2016
QR codes are all around us: you can find them on flyers, posters, websites, applications, event ads, restaurant menus… almost anywhere. These are two-dimensional barcodes, consisting usually of black square dots on a white background which can be read by an imaging device. They are used for storing...