Productivity

What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode (9 ways)

If you’ve been using Windows 10 for a while, you might have noticed that pressing the F8 or the SHIFT + F8 keys on your keyboard to enter Safe Mode no longer works. That method stopped working because the Windows 10 start procedure became faster than ever...

How to start Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 (12 ways)

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser in Windows 10. Its latest version is based on Chromium, the same rendering engine used by Chrome, but it comes with many features that you don’t get in Chrome by default. That’s why some people say that Edge is a new Chrome on...

How to create multiple folders at once

Are you wondering how to create multiple folders in Windows 10 or Windows 7? That can be very useful if you’re a teacher, for instance. Say that you have a dozen students in a class, and you need to make a folder for each of them on your Windows PC. Sure, you can manually create a...

How to change the Microsoft Edge download location

When you download files, the new Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge saves them in a default folder called Downloads. However, it’s easy to change the Microsoft Edge download location in Windows 10 to another folder of your choosing. Furthermore, you can also enable an option...

How do I view all the users on a Windows computer? (5 ways)

Sometimes, you may need to extract a list of all the user accounts on a Windows computer. Or you may want to know the hidden user accounts that exist alongside your user account. To help you out, we compiled a list of five methods that you can use to see all the users, including the...

How to get, configure, and remove Microsoft Edge extensions

You can customize the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge by adding the extensions or add-ons that interest you. They are a great way to modify your browsing experience and boost your overall productivity. For example, you can use Microsoft Edge extensions to add a password manager, a...

Crucial P5 500GB PCIe M.2 2280SS SSD review

The P5 500GB PCIe M.2 2280SS is one of the fastest PCIe 3.0 solid-state drives made by Crucial. It promises very fast read and write speeds that push the limits of PCI Express 3.0 x4, as well as reliable 96L TLC NAND flash memory and hardware-based encryption. Does it manage to offer...

How to change time on Windows 10 (and related settings)

Whether you’re traveling or your PC is displaying the wrong time or date, you might find yourself in a situation where it is useful to know how to change time on Windows 10. You can set the time manually or have Windows 10 do it for you. You can choose a different time zone or...

How do you create a USB Windows 10 recovery drive?

When Windows 10 crashes because of a faulty update or when it doesn’t boot correctly, you can try fixing it with a USB recovery drive. Creating a recovery drive involves plugging a USB memory stick into a working Windows 10 computer and running the Recovery Media Creator...

How to show the Favorites bar in Microsoft Edge: 4 ways

By default, in the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge, you can only see the Favorites bar when you open a New tab. However, if you’d like to view the Favorites bar in Edge all the time or get rid of it altogether, there are several methods you can use....

How to use the Snipping Tool for Windows 10 and Windows 7

The Windows Snipping Tool is a utility app included in modern versions of the operating system, like Windows 10 and Windows 7. Due to its familiarity, many users find Microsoft’s Snipping Tool an easy and efficient instrument for taking screenshots in Windows....

How to tell what Windows I have (11 ways)

How do you tell which Windows you have? The answer to this question is not rocket science. It is not even a complicated thing to do. However, it is a question you may have to answer so that you receive technical support with a problem you have. If you have handled Windows devices...

How to hide apps from the Windows 10 Start Menu

Do you want to organize the Start Menu on your Windows 10 computer and wish you knew a way to remove or hide certain apps that clutter it up? Would you like to do all that without having to install a Start Menu replacement from a third party? If we’ve got your...

How to open Windows Mobility Center (11 ways)

The Windows Mobility Center is a lesser-known tool that exists in all modern Windows versions. The app is designed with laptop users in mind. However, it works just as well on Windows tablets and hybrid devices, and it gives access to features and settings for controlling...

How to use a Windows 10 recovery USB drive

We encourage you to create a recovery drive as soon as you install Windows 10 on a computer or as soon as you buy a new PC. It can be a lifesaver when Windows 10 stops working, and you cannot use your apps or access your files. What exactly can you do with it? How can it help you in...

Show or hide Recently Added & Most Used apps in Start Menu

The Windows 10 Start Menu All apps list displays all your installed apps in alphabetical order. To make the All apps in the Windows 10 Start Menu more useful, Microsoft lets you decide whether you want to show two additional sections at the top of...