Productivity - Page 4
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.
One of the most efficient ways to access your favorite apps, files, folders, and web pages is through shortcuts. That is why, in spite of the clutter, many of us choose to have lots of shortcuts on our desktops. This tutorial shows you how to create all kinds of shortcuts in Windows 10. There's quite a bit of ground to cover, so let's get started:
If you use a laptop or a desktop PC, there is a high chance that you rely on your mouse or on your touchpad to use it. Working with Windows 10 implies the use of one of these devices. You can also connect a Bluetooth mouse to your tablet if that makes it easier for you to work on it. Therefore, if you want to be more productive, it is essential to configure your mouse just the way you like it. Whether you want to change what its buttons do, or change your mouse sensitivity to be higher or lower, read this tutorial and find out how to do it in Windows 10:
ADATA XPG Gammix S50 is a new SSD that uses the latest PCI Express 4.0 interface. That's exciting because it can theoretically reach unprecedented speeds in the world of SSD drives for consumers: read speeds of 5000 MB per second and write speeds of 4400 MB/s. XPG Gammix S50 is ADATA's flagship drive for users who want the maximum performance possible. Read our review, find out what it has to offer in real life and whether it is a great purchase for your PC equipped with the latest generation AMD Ryzen processor.
Cut, Copy, and Paste are basic commands that help you multiply and organize files and folders on your computer or device, making you more productive and efficient. On a Mac, finding a way to copy and paste files and folders is pretty intuitive. However, when it comes to cutting and pasting, the process is not as straightforward, because, on a Mac, you first Copy content, and then use the "Move Item Here" command instead. To learn more about all the different ways you can cut, copy and paste files and folders on macOS, read this tutorial:
If you spend a lot of time on your Windows 10 computer or device, knowing how to turn up the brightness and how to lower it can come in handy. This setting is especially important when you use a laptop or a tablet, because, whether you are indoors or outdoors, you might need to adjust the display's brightness according to your surroundings. Luckily, Windows 10 offers several options for changing this setting. Read this tutorial and learn how to turn down the brightness or how to increase the brightness for your display in Windows 10:
Being able to change the settings that govern the way your computer or device works is important on any operating system. Windows 10 is no different, and its Settings app continues to receive new updates, making it easier than ever to find a setting and to set up everything according to your preferences. This tutorial shows you the current setup of the Settings app and how you can use it if you are looking for settings or need help personalizing Windows 10:
Windows 10 is the best known operating system for PCs, and many want to install it on their computers and devices. One way to do that is by upgrading from Windows 7 or Windows 8.1. Another way is to use a DVD with the Windows 10 setup, a USB flash drive, or an ISO file with the installation. In this guide, we show you how to make a clean Windows 10 installation on your computer or device, using the following types of installation media: DVD, ISO file, or USB memory stick. Let's get started: