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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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How To Snooze Tabs In Firefox
Mozilla develops experimental features for Firefox. A user running the stable version of Firefox can test these experimental features out by installing the Test Pilot add-on. A new experimental featur... [Read More]
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How To View Suggested Videos In Full Screen Mode On YouTube
When you play a video on YouTube, you get suggestions for other videos to watch. This is how you end up going down the rabbit hole; you watch one suggested video after the other. Before you know it, i... [Read More]
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How To View Suggested Videos In Full Screen Mode On YouTube
When you play a video on YouTube, you get suggestions for other videos to watch. This is how you end up going down the rabbit hole; you watch one suggested video after the other. Before you know it, i... [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 Clear The Cache For A Particular Website [Chrome]
Chrome has a built-in tool to flush the cache. You can use it to purge your browser’s cache from the last hour, day, week, month, or since forever. The downside to this tool is that it will dele... [Read More]
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How To Customize The Appearance Of Subtitles On Netflix
If you’re going to put text on an image remember one golden rule; white text with a black outline can be read on anything. The image, no matter how busy/dense it is, will not render the text unr... [Read More]
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Learn To Type Code Faster With A Typing Tutor
A long, long time ago there was once an exceptionally popular program called TypingTutor. It was popular at a time when computers were just entering schools and offices. People needed to be taught how... [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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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 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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Automatically Pause And Resume YouTube When You Switch Tabs [Firefox]
YouTube has a neat feature where, when you open a video it doesn’t start to play until you switch to the tab. When you open a YouTube tab in the background; the video will start and continue to ... [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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20 Best Android Apps & Tips Of 2016
Android Marshmallow was released in 2016 and it’s roll out to all Android devices has been slow. A new version of Android doesn’t see the same adoption rate as a new iOS version does and m... [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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25 Best iOS Apps And Tips Of 2016
iOS 10 was released in 2016. The new iOS update introduced dedicated apps for the Messages app. Since then, the App Store has been flooded with neat little stickers that can be sent over iMessage... [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 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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35 Best Web Apps And Tips Of 2016
Web apps continue to get more and more sophisticated every year. A lot of powerful desktop apps that were essential a decade ago are now easily replaceable by web apps. If you stop to think about it, ... [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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Fix ‘Unknown Or Invalid Marker’ Error When Opening An Image In Photoshop
Photoshop supports just about all popular, and a few obscure image file formats. For files that Photoshop can’t open or edit, Adobe has developed Illustrator. Between these two apps, you’d... [Read More]
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How To Open PowerShell In A Specific Location In Windows 10
PowerShell comes pre-installed in Windows 10. You can access it from the Power User menu or you can search for it via Cortana. Both Windows 7 and 8 did not have PowerShell by default. Although Windows... [Read More]
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How To Change The PowerShell Execution Policy
PowerShell is pretty powerful tool and as Peter Parker will tell you; with great power comes great responsibility. This powerful tool can be used to harm your system if you aren’t careful how yo... [Read More]
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How To Find The Dimensions Of A Layer Or An Element In Photoshop
Photoshop lets you draw shapes. You can freely draw shapes or your can enter their exact dimensions. Geometric shapes are hardly ever a problem but the same doesn’t hold true for non-geometric s... [Read More]
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5 Best MS Office Tips Of 2016
With 2016 at an end, we’re looking back at the best tips and tricks we reviewed. MS Office still remains one of the most popular productivity suite of apps. It’s so feature rich that ... [Read More]