Appearance and Personalization
Notifications help you stay up-to-date with the things that take place on your computer or with the events that are coming your way. However, while you might want to receive notifications from some apps, you might prefer not to be interrupted by others. For instance, on your business laptop, you might not want to get notifications from the Facebook app, although you want those sent by Mail, Calendar, Skype, Teams, or Slack. Here is how to configure and turn off app notifications in Windows 10:
If you spend a lot of time on your Windows 10 computer or device, knowing how to turn up the brightness and how to lower it can come in handy. This setting is especially important when you use a laptop or a tablet, because, whether you are indoors or outdoors, you might need to adjust the display's brightness according to your surroundings. Luckily, Windows 10 offers several options for changing this setting. Read this tutorial and learn how to turn down the brightness or how to increase the brightness for your display in Windows 10:
Each time I buy a new smartphone and install Facebook on it, I immediately want to turn off the sounds that the app makes. I do not like hearing sounds each time I like someone's picture on Facebook, or when I leave a comment, etc. If you do not like Facebook's in-app sounds, read this tutorial to disable them. Our guide is both for iPhone, and Android users:
NOTE: First, we start with Facebook on Android. If you use an iPhone, scroll down to the second section of this tutorial.
If you feel that the blacks and the other colors on your monitor don't look the way they should, you may be right. Just like any imaging device, computer monitors also have to be calibrated to produce the best image they can. Fortunately, Windows 10 include a "Display Color Calibration" wizard that can help you calibrate your monitor for the best possible color display. In this article, we show you how to use the color calibration wizard to set everything to your liking:
After its highly controversial removal from Windows 8, the Start Menu made a comeback in Windows 10. In an effort to please its entire user base, Microsoft redesigned the Start Menu from scratch, making it highly customizable and better than ever before. One of the best Start Menu features in Windows 10 is that it can be resized. Read this guide to find out how you can use your mouse, keyboard, or touchscreen to easily change the Start Menu's size:
One of the most important elements when working with images, video and even when playing games, is color. Every monitor has a different color profile, rendering it slightly different from other displays. It's important to make sure that the colors your monitor displays are as close to reality as possible. That's why you should always install a color profile that's suited for your display. In this tutorial, we're going to explain what ICM files and color profiles are, why they matter, and how to install a color profile in Windows 10.
Did you ever think about making the File Explorer in Windows 10 look and work more like the Windows Explorer from Windows 7? If you could hide or completely remove its ribbon and get rid of all those large buttons shown on it, you might feel more at home in Windows 10 than you do now. If you want to know how to hide or disable the ribbon from File Explorer in Windows 10, read on:
Windows 10 has some exciting new options that allow you to change the mouse pointer size and color. Have you grown tired of the dull white or black mouse pointer? Would you prefer one in a lively color, maybe one that matches your wallpaper? How about making it up to three times bigger? Here is how to change the mouse pointer size and color in Windows 10:
If you have ever used a gaming computer, a TV, or a camera, it is impossible for you not to have met with the term RGB. Do you want to know what RGB stands for, what it's used for, or why you hear so often about RGB when computers, gadgets, or displays are involved? We are here to make this all a bit clearer so, if you want to find out what RGB is, which are the most common ways in which it is used, and why, read this article:
Your mouse cursor plays a vital role when using your computer, and you should be completely comfortable with its appearance. Maybe you want a larger cursor, that's easy to find in a text without straining your eyes, or perhaps you are bored with the same old pointer that you have been using since what feels like forever. Whatever the case, this tutorial shows you how to customize mouse cursors on your Windows 10 computer or device: