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Windows 10 May Update introduces a new feature called the Light Mode. What it does is change the appearance of certain Windows interface elements from black and other colors to white. In other words, the Light Mode whitens your Windows 10. This mode looks surprisingly good, and many users may prefer it instead of the Dark Mode or the default Windows 10 theme. If you want to learn more about what the Light Mode for Windows 10 is, what effects it has on the user interface, and how to turn it on or off, read on:
Knowing what version of macOS you are running can be useful in several situations. It can come in handy when trying to determine whether your Mac is up to date, or you might want to check if a desired app or game is compatible with your system. Regardless of the reasons behind your query, read this guide to become one of the people who can proudly state "I am currently running my Mac on [insert version name and number here]":
Most Windows 10 users browse the files and folders on their PCs and devices, using the File Explorer app created by Microsoft for this purpose. The app is built into the operating system and itțs found at one click away, on the taskbar. However, many users do not know all its features and capabilities, so they never use it as productively as they could.
ESET is one of the important players in the global security market, a company that is known for its efficient antivirus software. As mobile devices have boomed in popularity, so have mobile malware threats, which are now increasingly more common, so ESET had to make an entrance on the Android market too. Their antivirus app for Android smartphones and tablets is called ESET Mobile Security for Android, and it promises to protect you against malware threats and phishing websites, and also help you in case your Android smartphone is lost or stolen.
Microsoft's decision to show advertisements in Windows 10's Start menu appears to be universally disliked. So you just bought a new computer with Windows 10, for the first time, and you open the Start menu to find that it looks like the Disney channel?!? Having already paid for a Windows 10 license or a Windows 10 PC, it is not unreasonable to be bothered when you are further monetized through ads.
The hydration of our bodies is vital for a healthy lifestyle. The modern rhythm of our lives makes us forget to drink enough liquids during the day, and we can develop health issues and a sense of tiredness by doing so. Since technology is a big part of this stress, it is welcome if it can be put to good use and help us manage our hydration better. Hydro Coach is an app for your smart devices that can record, monitor and remind you to drink enough liquids during the day.
Just as Facebook knows a lot about its users, Google does too. Sometimes even more than Facebook. Do you have an Android smartphone? Do you visit YouTube a lot? Do you use Google Maps or Waze? Is Google Chrome your main web browser? Do you use Gmail? What about your primary search engine: Is it Google? While you are using their services, Google slowly builds an advertising profile about you, so that it displays ads that are tailored to you, and you click on them more frequently. Do you want to see what data Google has about you and your interests? We bet that it is more than you think:
Windows 10 has accustomed us to bloatware being bundled all the time, even when we make a clean installation. No longer is bloatware a lousy approach of various hardware manufacturers, but it is also Microsoft's thing now. While researching for ways to get rid of Windows 10 bloatware quickly, we found a helpful tool that does that, called Windows 10 Debloater. It runs PowerShell scripts but also offers a graphical interface that is easy to use for less technical users. Here's the fastest way to remove Windows 10 bloatware:
Locking your PC when you are away is a requirement in business offices. It is a standard security measure that everyone should uphold regardless of the inconvenience of clicking a few buttons to do so. The good news is that, in Windows 10, Microsoft implemented a new feature called Dynamic Lock that tries to make the locking process easier and almost unattended. All you need is a smartphone and a working Bluetooth connection between Windows 10 and your smartphone. When you go away from your PC, it automatically locks because it no longer sees your smartphone nearby.
Ever since its first version, Windows 10 always bundled apps that Microsoft wants us to use, even if we have other ideas. These apps are the so-called bloatware: software that we don't want or need, but which are preinstalled on all Windows 10 computers and devices. Unfortunately, there are more than just a few such apps found on every Windows 10 installation, both on new and old PCs and devices. Here is what you might find on yours if you are using a recent version of Windows 10: