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How to take screenshots on Xbox One & where to find them

Do you need to take a screenshot on your Xbox One console to show your friends the latest game you purchased or to use it as a background for your Xbox One dashboard? Whatever the reason, the latest version of the software for the Xbox One allows you to take screenshots by pressing a...

How to take screenshots in Windows Phone 8.1 & Windows 10 Mobile

There are times when you need a quick screenshot of what's on the screen of your smartphone. You might have a funny conversation to capture, an error message or a screen from an app that you are using. If you have a smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 or Windows 10 Mobile installed,...

My PC has a nasty virus. Now what? How do I remove it?

Y our computer got infected by a nasty virus. Windows is slow, your web browser freezes and you are constantly fighting to get rid of strange popups, warnings and advertisements. These are all signs of a malware infection. You are worried about your files, your personal data and...

3 Common ways in which your Windows device can be spied upon

Do you have a girlfriend who has trust issues? Or a parent who acts a bit paranoid when he or she sees you spending most of your evenings chatting on your computer? The chance is that anyone close to you who has some computer skills, can spy on your Windows computer. Maybe they do...

Microsoft to Android: Quiet! I live here now

Microsoft has launched a new app in Google Play that manages to raise the stakes in its Android work, without bringing any special new features. It is called Microsoft Apps and it functions like an independent portal inside Google Play, which you can use to discover all...

Free Android game of the month - Reviewing Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Are you ready to continue the epic saga? Do you feel the force within you? After 32 years, the wait is finally over: the Force is finally awakening and we can dive into another episode of possibly the best story ever written. And our levels of midichlorians rise even higher...

BB-8 from Star Wars is coming to the Windows universe

Launched back in September, the BB-8 toy from Sphero could be controlled only with Android and iOS apps. The little Star Wars robot that promises to be more than a toy, just got a brand new app delivered to the Windows Store, as a universal Windows 10 app. Owners of Windows 10...

We don't really use many apps on our smartphones. Do you?

Apple iTunes and Google Play each have more than a million and a half apps available for download on our smartphones. Amazon and Windows are working their way towards half a million smartphone apps. You would expect that all our smartphones are jam-packed with apps because, you know,...

How to use Cortana with a local user account in Windows 10

Not long ago, Microsoft released the November fall update for Windows 10, which brings many improvements and also several new features. One of the features many users asked for, is the possibility of using Cortana with a local user account, instead of a Microsoft account. Up...

How to view the time in multiple countries, in Windows 10

Most of us have friends, coworkers or family members living in other time zones. And since it's hard to keep track of the time in multiple countries around the world, you may end up calling them at an i nappropriate hour. Luckily, you can use the Alarms & Clock app in...

Insert & edit text boxes, links & comments in Microsoft Word for Android

When you need to position text inside a document at an uncommon place, text boxes are a great solution - and you can also style them to look great. Also, links are a good way to show additional information to your document's readers, while comments are useful when working in a team....

How to insert and edit tables in Microsoft Word for Android

Although complex calculation tasks, chart creation and financial analysis require a fully featured spreadsheet application like Excel, many text documents require tables to adequately structure and present data. Worry not, Android users: Microsoft Word has table support on your...

How to add and edit pictures and shapes, in Microsoft Word for Android

Would you like to make your document look more professional? Do you want to add elements to further describe the content? Do you need to illustrate an idea? You will surely need to add pictures and shapes in your document, and of course Microsoft Word handles them without any...

What's new in Office 2016 and Office 365? Where to buy them?

Earlier this year, Microsoft launched the new version of its Office suite, Microsoft Office 2016, for multiple platforms. The version for Windows users came out on September 22 and it is now available for download and use for Office 365 subscribers. It's also available in retail....

8 Features that are new in Windows 10's Command Prompt & PowerShell?

Windows 10 brought many new features and improvements when compared to Microsoft's previous operating systems. Among them, the two command line tools loved by many geeks and IT professionals also got overhauled. You've guessed it: we're talking about Command Prompt and...

Which browser will make your battery last longer in Windows 10?

If you are a mobile user with a Windows 10 laptop, tablet or 2in1 device, you may want to know which web browser to use so that you get the maximum battery time possible. To learn which web browser uses the least battery power, we have compared all the major browsers on three...

Insert headers, footers & page numbers in Microsoft Word for Android

There are a couple of tools in Microsoft Word that you can use to make your document easier to comprehend and read, or to provide some additional information about it. Headers and footers are a great place to include data like the document's author and title, while page numbers are...