Windows 10's Fall Creators Update is full of changes, but one of the understated additions could make a big difference if you're a gamer. Microsoft has switched on its previously teased TruePlay feature, which promises to protect against "common" che…
For some, Halloween is just another yearly event. For others, it’s a day of celebration wherein cobwebs, pumpkins, and everything in between fill the otherwise bleak walls of offices and homes. So why not your desktop? Read on to turn your once bleak desktop to a haunted wonderland using the completely free and insanely useful Rainmeter! Popup Ghosts …or anything, really! This simple skin will allow you to make small, preferably spooky, images appear with a mouse move. You can have your images appear over or under any window, making for a subtle or overt surprise. We’ll be making the…
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Ever since Windows 10 hit the scene in 2015, we’ve gotten big updates every 6-8 months plus a bunch of minor updates between each milestone. Some haven’t even upgraded yet, choosing instead to chill on Windows 7 or, God forbid, Windows XP (mitigate the risks of running Windows XP). Windows Update is a fickle beast. Sometimes it runs so smoothly you don’t notice an update happened. But more often than not, updates occur at the most inopportune of times and/or bring unexpected troubles. We have valid reasons for hating Windows Update. So before you run Windows Update again, here are…
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Dell has just announced a new Windows tablet called XPS 12, which uses a series of magnets to turn into a laptop, along with a refresh of its existing XPS 13 and XPS 15 laptops.
Windows 10: Microsoft’s new version of Windows comes with a ton of built-in apps, including some you might not need. 10AppsManager helps you get rid of them or, if you change your mind later, get them back.
Windows: Finding a good text editor can be tough. Some lack basic features, like spell checking, and others are so heavy they may as well be word processors. Write! is a new application, currently in beta, that rides the sweet spot and delivers the features you’d actually find useful without the cruft (or system bloat) you don’t want.
The files needed to install Windows 10 are being automatically downloaded to Windows 7 and 8.1 users by Windows Update—even if users have no intention of upgrading.
Quick: How many grams are in an ounce? How many Euros is $1 worth? What’s the square root of 65? Windows 10’s search in the taskbar can answer these and similar questions.
Windows 8 wasn’t exactly a beloved operating system, but it sure seems like its successor is off to a pretty good start! Today, Windows VP Yusuf Mehdi tweeted that more than 75 million devices are running the updated Windows 10 operating system.
These days a new operating system can be downloaded from the web and installed in a couple of reboots, or “purchased” for free from an App Store. It might seem like a clean install isn’t worth the time and effort. Nothing could be further from the truth. Upgrades may be convenient, but sometimes it’s better to give yourself a clean slate, and not just for that “fresh out of the box” feeling.
If you have a precision touchpad on your laptop, you also have a few new gestures you can use in Windows 10.
Want to feel old? The iPhone turns 20 today.
Windows: The User Account Control feature in Windows provides an extra measure of security by prompting you to confirm before any major changes take place. It also takes over your desktop every time you use it. This setting allows you to display UAC prompts in less invasive windows.
There’s casual Pirate Bay piracy, and then there’s private torrent trackers: members-only clubs that share the best movie and TV rips among themselves. As you’d expect, they tend to be pretty hardcore about privacy, enough so that some groups are banning members from using Windows 10.
Windows: If you have a Windows computer with a wired internet connection, you may want to share that with other devices. You can do this with a little command line trickery to turn your desktop into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
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