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Appearance and Personalization

How to personalize Windows, Android, iOS, macOS, and other software platforms. How to customize the appearance of your gadgets, apps, and hardware.

How to configure app notification settings in Windows 11

Some decisions, like choosing to enable or disable notifications in Windows 11 are easy. Others not so much, like when you want notifications but there are too many of them and you need to find a way to filter what and how you get them. Although we can’t help you decide what apps...

How to turn off emergency and government alerts on Android and iPhone

Most smartphones today, regardless of whether they’re Apple iPhones, Samsung Galaxy smartphones, or other Android devices, can receive emergency and government-issued alerts. These alerts can be quite helpful, as they can raise awareness of important things happening in your area,...

How to remove Weather from the taskbar in Windows

Are you wondering how to remove the Weather from the taskbar in Windows 10 or Windows 11? Over time, Microsoft used Windows updates to introduce several controversial elements to its modern operating systems, and one of these elements is the Weather widget. While...

How to get a daily Bing Wallpaper in Windows 11 with Windows Spotlight

Until recently, Windows 11 users could use the Windows Spotlight feature to get new Bing Wallpapers only on their Lock Screen. Now they can also use it to get new desktop wallpapers straight from Bing’s database of awesome wallpapers. Here’s how to...

6 ways to change the Windows 11 Lock Screen wallpapers

Whenever you lock your computer or device, and whenever it does that on its own because you didn’t use it for a while, Windows 11 shows its lock screen. It’s there to stop others from seeing or accessing your PC while you’re away from your keyboard. And, to make it...

How to turn off Feedback Hub prompts in Windows

Are you using Windows 10 or Windows 11 and receiving Feedback Hub survey notifications asking things like “How likely are you to recommend Windows to a friend or colleague?” or your opinion about a specific feature of Windows? Then, you’re interacting with...

12 most useful free Android Home Screen widgets

Android Home Screen widgets are useful for displaying relevant information and accessing often-used controls on your smartphone. You can use widgets to check your e-mails, the news, or the weather, control media playback or even other devices. We’ve compiled a list of...

How to add, modify, or remove widgets from Android

Widgets can be incredibly useful, so it’s a good idea to know how to add or remove them from your Android smartphone. Android widgets are interactive and provide data, while also acting as gateways to apps. This tutorial shows you all you need to know on how to add or remove...

Windows icons locations. Where are the default icons found?

Whether you want to change the default icon of a certain folder or the icon of a shortcut you have created, you might wonder where you could find new icons. While there are lots of websites that offer custom-made icon sets, you might, however, prefer to use icons already found on...

How to change a drive’s name and icon in Windows

Do you have a USB drive for which you want to change the name and icon displayed by Windows in File Explorer? Are you tired of the default drive icons shown by Windows, and you want to change them with custom ones? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you’re in...

How to change a shortcut icon in Windows 11 and Windows 10

In both Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can change any shortcut icon, whether it's a regular one linking to an app, file, folder, or web page or one of the standard desktop icons. This comes in handy if you dislike the default icon of an app or you want to add a personal touch to your...

How to change the mouse pointer size, color, and thickness

Windows 11 and Windows 10 both have 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? Are you having trouble seeing the standard size mouse cursor on your screen? Would you prefer one in...

How to use custom mouse cursors in Windows

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, 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...

Download the 30 best free mouse cursors for Windows

Are you bored with the Windows user interface? Are you tired of its default customization options? Then maybe it is time for you to make your desktop look unique by downloading, installing, and using a new mouse cursor theme. There are plenty of cool cursors available on the...

How to install custom mouse cursors in Windows

If you want to change the way your mouse cursors look, you have two options. The easy one is to install a mouse cursor scheme that changes all the pointers from Windows. The other one is to set a specific pointer for each mouse cursor manually. If you want to know how to install...

What is a font and what is a font family?

Have you ever wondered what fonts are? How about font families? Do you want to know more about font properties, font weight and font styles? In this guide, we answer all these questions (and more) and define the different little things that, together, make a font and a font family....

10 best locations for downloading safe free fonts

Fonts are often underrated: although they can completely overhaul the way your documents, presentations, or websites look, many people do not consider them essential. However, looks usually have a significant effect, sometimes impacting us even more than content. The good thing about...

How to view and install fonts in Windows 11 and Windows 10

Windows has more than just a few preinstalled fonts. However, at some point, you might want more. What if you find a beautiful font online and want it on your computer? How do you install free fonts in Windows 11 and Windows 10? Moreover, how do you see what fonts are on your...