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How To Tag Someone In An Email In The Mail App In Windows 10
People miss important emails all the time. They either forget to respond to an email or they deem an email not relevant to them. With so many emails sent to our inbox everyday, it’s hard to... [Read More]
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How To Change The Mail App Background In Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a stock Mail app. It isn’t anything to write home about and Microsoft has made it so that it doesn’t compete with Outlook. For a basic app, it’s reasonably good... [Read More]
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How To Find The Current Desktop Background Image In Windows 10
Windows 10 remembers the last few images you set as your desktop background. It has an easy switching feature in the Settings app that lets you set a recently wallpaper image as the background in... [Read More]
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Open Google Keep Or Evernote From The Note Button In The Action Center [Windows 10]
The Action Center in Windows 10 has a handy little Note button. It lets you create a new note in the OneNote UWP app. Microsoft has  basically no customization options for this button. You h... [Read More]
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How To Turn Off Spelling And Grammar Check In OneNote
OneNote has a built-in spelling and grammar check feature. The feature is more or less the same as the one in MS Office. It’s useful to say the least but not everyone takes the neatest, most gra... [Read More]
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Bind The Action Center Note Button To A Section In OneNote [Windows 10]
The Action Center in Windows 10 has quick access buttons that let you toggle the WiFi, Airplane mode, and create a new note. The Note button is linked to the OneNote UWP app. If you click this button,... [Read More]
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How To Turn Off Birthday Alerts In Windows 10
Windows 10 tells you when it’s your friend’s birthday. It does so on the lock screen as well as in the Calendar app. You may or may not like Windows 10 giving you these friendly little rem... [Read More]
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How To Make Cortana Use Google Search In Chrome And Firefox
Cortana is one of the major features introduced in Windows 10 and as predicted, it is tied to Bing. Everyone knew Cortana would use Bing and Edge by default but we were optimistic that it would come w... [Read More]
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How To Make Cortana Use Your Default Browser In Windows 10
Microsoft has been very restrictive with Cortana. Cortana does not honor your default browser settings and sends all web searches to Microsoft Edge and it isn’t just Cortana that does this.... [Read More]
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Find Which DLL Files Are In Use In Windows
Windows apps and processes access a type of file called ‘DLL’ files. A DLL file, if corrupt or missing, will often prevent an app or process from running correctly. At times, an app or pro... [Read More]
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How To Get A New Windows Spotlight Image For Your Lock Screen In Windows 10
The Windows Spotlight images on your lock screen are pretty awesome. They change daily but there is no way to dictate how often Windows 10 will get a new Windows Spotlight image for your lock screen. ... [Read More]
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How To Set The Windows Spotlight Image As Your Wallpaper In Windows 10
You can customize the the Windows 10 lock screen image. You have the option to set an image of your choice as the lock screen background or set up a slideshow. A third option lets you enable ‘Wi... [Read More]
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How To Get New Artwork For Your Desktop Wallpaper Daily
How often do you change your desktop wallpaper? Do you set a new wallpaper routinely or just change it when you find a really cool HD image? Finding new wallpapers isn’t easy, especially if... [Read More]
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How To Enable Dynamic Lock In Windows 10
Windows 10 supports multiple options for keeping your PC secure. You have three types of passwords that you can set; alphanumeric, PIN, and picture. If you have a supported device, you can set up Wind... [Read More]
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How To Name Virtual Desktops In Windows 10
Virtual desktops in Windows 10 are one of the major highlights of the operating system. You can create as many virtual desktops as you like; they have keyboard shortcut support and moving app windows ... [Read More]
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How To Turn Off The Startup Sound In Windows 10
Operating Systems like to announce when they have just been booted. They do so with a short chime that, if it’s the middle of the night, can wake everyone in the house. One way to quite this sou... [Read More]
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How To Screenshot The Lock Screen And Login Screen In Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a built-in screenshot tool. It is pretty basic and will likely keep a lot of screenshot tools like Greenshot popular for days to come. The problem with the tool, and all screensh... [Read More]
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How To Pay Your iTunes Subscriptions From The Desktop
The great thing about services that have iOS and/or Android apps is that they integrate payment via iTunes or the Google Play Store. If you’re trying to subscribe to a service that won’t a... [Read More]
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How To Reset The System Volume On Startup [Windows]
When using a PC, we don’t keep the volume set to a specific level. As per need, we might increase or decrease it, or mute the system altogether. Windows doesn’t do anything to the volume a... [Read More]
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How To Set The Windows Spotlight Image As Your Wallpaper In Windows 10
You can customize the the Windows 10 lock screen image. You have the option to set an image of your choice as the lock screen background or set up a slideshow. A third option lets you enable ‘Wi... [Read More]
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How To Read ePub Files In Microsoft Edge In Windows 10
The Windows 10 Creators Update will add an eBook reader to Microsoft Edge. You will be able to buy and read eBooks in Edge. In addition to supporting eBooks, Edge will also be able to read e... [Read More]
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Disable Fast Startup In Windows 10 For A Proper Shut Down
Windows 10 enables something called ‘Fast start’ by default. By the sound of it, Fast startup seems like a good thing. It’s meant to make your PC boot faster after you shut it d... [Read More]
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How To Free Up Disk Space With Storage Sense In Windows 10
Internal hard disks are large enough that the average user won’t ever run out of space. Movies and the like are usually stored on external drives so that you only have documents or apps taking u... [Read More]
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How To Buy And Read eBooks In Windows 10
The Windows Store will soon house ebooks that you can buy and read on a Windows 10 PC. The feature has already surfaced on the Windows 10 Insider Build 15014. The Windows Store has a very modest colle... [Read More]
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How To Select Fill Color For A Centered Wallpaper In Windows 10
Windows has quite a few customization options for the wallpaper. They’ve been a part of Windows since Windows 98 though they grew somewhat restricted in Windows 10. One feature to go missing fro... [Read More]
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How To Create Notes From The Action Center In Windows 10
The Action Center has buttons for quick settings one of which is for ‘Notes’. If you click this button, OneNote opens and you can jot down a quick note. Even though OneNote is a Microsoft ... [Read More]
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How To Create Notes From The Action Center In Windows 10
The Action Center has buttons for quick settings one of which is for ‘Notes’. If you click this button, OneNote opens and you can jot down a quick note. Even though OneNote is a Microsoft ... [Read More]
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How To Set Tabs Aside In Microsoft Edge In Windows 10
The Creators Update for Windows 10 is going to bring a lot of new features to the desktop. One rather exciting feature that’s coming to Windows 10 is the ‘Set tabs aside’ feature in ... [Read More]
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How To Add Apps For Websites In Windows 10
Smartphones rely on dedicated apps to deliver a superior user experience on a smaller device. You could never use Facebook on your Android phone or iPhone if you were forced to do so via your mobile b... [Read More]
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How To Group Tiles On The Start Menu In Windows 10
The next major Windows 10 update is called the Creators Update and it is expected to drop in March 2017. This update comes with awesome features for the Surface Studio and Surface Books. The upda... [Read More]
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How To Tint Your Screen A Warmer Color In Windows 10
Last year, an app called Flux was released for iOS. It tinted your screen a nice warm color so that looking at your phone at night didn’t hurt your eyes. The tint color also made sure a bright s... [Read More]
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How To Remove The Profile Picture From Your Microsoft Account
Windows 10 insists you connect your Microsoft account with your PC. It nudges you to do so often and locks you out of using certain features if you don’t. When you eventually cave into Windows 1... [Read More]
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How To Back Up And Restore The Start Menu Layout In Windows 10
The Start Menu lets you pin apps so that they are easier to access. You can group them together and manage the size of the tiles as well as the width of the Start Menu. It might take a little time to ... [Read More]
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How To Prevent Chromecast From Being Hijacked On A Shared Network
Chromecast is a budget-friendly device that makes an ordinary TV or monitor far more useful. Because it is budget friendly, you will often find it in use in dorms and hotels where the WiFi is sha... [Read More]