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The addition of the Windows Subsystem for Linux in Windows 10 came as a surprise for many, us included. Although it is a tool intended to be used mainly by developers, regular users seem to be interested in this feature too. We thought it would make sense if we show you how to run commands in Bash on Ubuntu on Windows 10 to work with files, folders, and apps. There is plenty of ground to cover, so let's get started:
Thanks to AMD, in the summer of 2019, new PCI Express hardware has arrived in our computers, promising graphics cards and solid-state drives that are faster than ever. The PCI Express 4.0 interface offers double the bandwidth of PCI Express 3.0 (PCIe 3), and it can do that for any expansion cards that connect to your motherboard. Now we have both graphics cards and SSDs that are compatible with PCI Express 4 (PCIe 4), available in shops. You may ask yourself: does PCIe 4 deliver more frames per second when playing games? Does it make your SSD drives a lot faster?
The basic commands Cut, Copy, and Paste are essential in any operating system. On a Mac, these commands are not that different from the ones in Windows, especially when it comes to text. This guide illustrates all the different ways in which you can Cut, Copy, and Paste text on a Mac and everything there is to know about these commands on macOS:
Logitech MX Master 3 is a wireless mouse that promises to offer outstanding performance and features, together with premium build quality and ergonomy. It supports both Bluetooth and 2.4 GHz wireless connections and showcases Logitech's latest MagSpeed Electromagnetic technology, that delivers incredible speed for the scroll wheel. Logitech MX Master 3 has a bold design and some impressive specs. Read this review and see whether this should be your next mouse on the shopping list:
Adobe Flash used to be one of the most widely used technologies for displaying media-rich content on the web. However, as web content creators moved away from it and towards the faster and more secure open web technologies, even Adobe threw in the towel, announcing they would stop supporting Flash at the end of 2020 and determining major tech companies like Google to do the same. Flash's phase-out from Chrome has now reached the stage where it is blocked by default, but you can still use it if you need to access websites that rely on it.
You might ask yourself "What version of macOS do I have?" or "What macOS am I running?". Knowing what version of macOS you are using 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]":
Selecting portions of text can come in handy in a variety of situations. Whether you need to highlight some text to better focus on it, or want to copy or cut it in order to paste it somewhere else later, knowing all the ways you can select text can save you precious time and enhance your productivity. In this tutorial we show you all the different ways you can select text on macOS, so you can become more efficient when you use your Mac:
For many Windows users, opening the clock from the system tray is the go-to way to check the calendar, whether they are trying to plan their personal or professional lives. In Windows 10, the clock from your taskbar comes with an upgrade: it's capable of showing your Agenda, while also letting you manage events and reminders in your Calendar. It is a small feature, yet a useful one, helping you plan your days and keep track of your scheduled activities.
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:
While, at its core, Windows 10 is similar to Windows 8 and Windows 7, it is also very different from older operating systems like Windows XP. Most desktop apps developed for Windows 8 or Windows 7 should run in Windows 10. On the other hand, it's unlikely that apps developed for Windows XP would work well or at all on Windows 10. If you are dealing with an older program, that either crashes or misbehaves on Windows 10, and you simply must use it, you can try running it using Windows 10's compatibility settings.