One of the changes often performed in Windows is to customize the way File Explorer displays files. We show you how to make these changes once, and make sure they re-apply automatically for all the other folders that contain the same type of files. This magic is done using the default viewing templates, and using them is easier than you might think. Let's go together through the setup so that you can be more efficient in the way you deal with files in Windows:
Privacy is a hot topic, and our web browsers are at the center of most of our privacy battles. The first web browser that launched the private mode was Safari for Mac OS, in 2005. Since then, all the major web browsers have developed a "private browsing" mode. The privacy delivered by each browser has significant differences, and all of them fall short of our expectations about what it means to browse the web privately. In this opinion article, we want to advocate a list of features that can increase, in meaningful ways, the concept of private browsing.
QR codes are all around us: you can find them on flyers, posters, websites, applications, event ads, or restaurant menus. They are two-dimensional barcodes, usually consisting of black square dots on a white background which can be read by an imaging device. They are used for storing alphanumerical data, and they are a good way of sharing information concisely, like a website or product information. Your Android smartphone or tablet can easily be turned into a QR code reader with the appropriate application and using the built-in camera.
Windows 10 shows you the frequently accessed folders and recent files in the Quick access view when you open File Explorer. While this feature can be useful if you need quick access to your frequent resources, it might also be an annoyance if you are using a shared computer, and you do not want other people to see what you are doing on the same computer. These lists can be cleared manually or hidden permanently. Read on to learn how to it is done:
Cookies are pieces of data that are saved in your web browser by the websites you visit. Third-party cookies have their origins on other domains than the website you visit. Most of the time, third-party cookies are used by ad services to offer you targeted ads that are based on your browsing history and your web searches. However, these cookies can raise privacy concerns as they can also be used to store your browsing history across websites that use the same ad services.
If you own an Android smartphone or tablet made by Huawei and you want an easy way to connect it to your Windows PC, you should use HiSuite. You can use it to do things such as browse and import files from your smartphone, as well as send messages, take screenshots, or backup your Android smartphone, all while sitting comfortably in front of your Windows PC. Let's see how to set up HiSuite and use it to connect your Huawei smartphone with your Windows computer:
There are times when you might want or have to change the MAC address of your network adapter so that you can connect to certain networks. However, what do you do when you have to restore the original MAC address, and you do not know what that was? Fortunately, you can quickly restore the MAC address by using either properties of your network card from Windows or a third party application, like the one we share in this article. Read on to see two different ways in which you can reset the MAC address of your network card, in Windows:
Mac OS Mojave and newer versions include a screen capture app called Screenshot. Not only does this app unify the screenshot and screen recording features on the Mac, but the new overlay interface gives you quick access to every traditional Mac screen capture option without having to memorize complicated keyboard shortcuts. In this guide, we show you how it works, and how to use it to take screenshots, as quickly as possible, on your Mac. Let's get the fun started:
If you use a PC or a laptop with Windows 10, a Microsoft Surface tablet, or an Xbox One console, you have undoubtedly already met OneDrive. The same is true if you are using Office 365, and even if you use a smartphone with Android. Are you wondering what OneDrive is and what it does? Do you want to know what the benefits are when using OneDrive? Read this article, as it explains everything you need to know:
The folder term that is present in all modern operating systems was used for the first time more than 60 years ago in a computing device. Initially, folders were called directories. But, once graphical user interfaces became the norm, the term was replaced with folders. In the modern versions of Windows, folders are easy to use, and, at the same time, allow sophisticated operations for the power users. Let's find out together what a folder is and how to make use of them on your Windows computer: