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 set up and add Google Drive to File Explorer

If you use Windows 10, you know that it adds a separate and distinct shortcut for OneDrive to File Explorer, one that you can't remove The same happens with Dropbox if you install it on your Windows 10 computer or device However, this doesn't happen with Google Drive, at least not by...

How to delay Windows 10 updates like October 2020 Update

Microsoft has started the rollout of Windows 10 October 2020 Update (version 20H2) It is going to be a slow rollout through Windows Update Microsoft decided to throttle availability over the coming weeks to ensure a reliable download experience, so the update may not be offered to...

Windows 10 Update Assistant: Upgrade to October 2020 Update today!

On October 20, 2020, Microsoft began distributing the October 2020 Update for Windows 10 through Windows Update and the Media Creation Tool The update, also known as Windows 10 version 2009 or 20H2, is also available through the Windows 10 Update Assistant - a small file that acts as...

What’s new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

The autumnal October 2020 Update (version 20H2) for Windows 10 is out and brings a few new things designed to streamline our experience with this operating system While this update doesn't come with as many new features as previous ones, that's not necessarily a bad thing In a way,...

How to use the Windows 10 Your Phone app with Android smartphones

Microsoft is actively working on an ecosystem of apps that allows Windows 10 users to interact with their smartphones from their PCs For example, with the Your Phone app for Windows 10, you can get notifications, view the pictures from your Android smartphone, and interact with them...

The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

  With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to Windows 10...

How to make Windows 10’s File Explorer show thumbnails for all media files

File Explorer normally shows thumbnail previews for all kinds of files, like AVI, MKV, and even FLV video files However, on some systems that have special configurations, as well as in older versions of Windows 10, File Explorer might be unable to display thumbnails for some media...

AMD Zen 3 and Ryzen 5000 processors are coming (specs, prices, release date)

In an online event that was held on YouTube, AMD's CEO Lisa Su announced the official launch of the company's new Ryzen 5000 series processors Obviously, the focus of the presentation was underlining the improvements brought by the new Zen 3 architecture and the increase in...

How to do a Windows System Restore from boot, without reaching the desktop

System Restore is a great tool that allows you to revert Windows and its settings to a previous working state This is useful when you encounter problems with drivers that destabilize the system or software that malfunctions However, at times, some of the changes you make may affect...

Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

There aren't many people who know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows 10 users Therefore, in this tutorial, we're going to cover this tool in detail It's an app that works smoothly for quick assist sessions and does...

4 ways to pin items to Quick access in File Explorer

When you start File Explorer, it displays the Quick access location, listing the folders you use the most and the files you recently opened in Windows 10 This list is dynamic and gets updated as different items are used, to respond to your ever-changing needs On top of that, you can...

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be done from your...

34 keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10’s Command Prompt

We bet that most, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt It's the one-stop go-to whenever you want to issue commands in a text-based form, and it's also one of the best ways to issue administrative commands The good news is that, in Windows 10,...

How to print an image on multiple pages, using Windows 10’s Paint

Have you ever found yourself in need to print a large image, but your printer can only use standard A4, US Letter, or A3 paper sizes If you want to print a large poster or a large map, and you can't go to a specialized shop where they can print it for you at the required dimensions,...

How to search in Windows 10 with File Explorer

Did you know you can use File Explorer to search for files and folders in Windows 10 Well, you can, and there's more to it than that: the Search built into File Explorer even comes with its Search Tools on the ribbon, providing surprisingly advanced search features and options Read...

How to enable the File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10

Did you know Microsoft created a File Explorer Dark Theme in Windows 10 If you're tired of bright windows when you browse the files on your PC at night, you can opt to enable the File Explorer Dark Mode However, when you apply this dramatic theme to File Explorer, other Windows 10...