The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

The risks posed by Windows 10 bloatware

Have you bought a new PC or laptop recently? Don’t be too impressed by so-called value-added pre-installed software, as these take up storage space and use up processing power. More than this, a new report shows that free trial versions of browser toolbars, video games, and antivirus programs can make you vulnerable to cybersecurity threats. […]

Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

Android: Comparing Office 365 and Google Apps

There are so many variables to consider when choosing a software solution, especially now that cloud-based options run on mobile devices. If you’re choosing between Office 365 and Google Apps for productivity software, understanding what they’re capable of on an Android phone or tablet could make the choice much easier. Text-based documents Google Docs sacrifices […]

Preparing for Windows end of support

Preparing for Windows end of support

According to NetMarketShare’s September 2018 data, 40.88% of users are still using Windows 7. The popular operating system (OS) is currently on extended support, but only until January 14, 2020. For Windows 10, the support clock runs out sooner than you might expect. Learn how the end of support for your Windows version can affect […]

Cortana commands everyone should know

Cortana commands everyone should know

Not yet using Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana? You’re missing out on some beneficial, hands-free functionality, like launching applications, making dinner reservations, and more. Try the following commands to make the most out of your virtual assistant. Hey, Cortana Before asking her to do anything, we need to get Cortana’s attention by clicking or tapping […]

Which web browser do you prefer?

Which web browser do you prefer?

To access the web when the internet was in its infancy, computer users could only choose between Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer. Thanks to advancements in technology, people can now do their work in a browser. If you’re looking for an alternate way to surf the web, our list below will have an answer for […]

Quick guide to Windows 10 notifications

Quick guide to Windows 10 notifications

Regardless of the app, platform, or operating system, digital notifications are a tricky business. Our devices are overcrowded with software of varying importance, and without proper customization the stream of information can become overwhelming. Thankfully, with the right settings, you can adjust Windows 10’s action center and manage your influx of notifications. Overarching action center […]

Windows 10: Your PC, your way

Windows 10: Your PC, your way

The Windows 10 interface looks good and is quite intuitive, but something is still missing — your signature style. Microsoft’s premier operating system gives you the power to customize your device any way you like. So if you’re tired of your plain blue theme or if you’re starting to get annoyed with that notification sound, […]

4 ways to speed up Windows 10 for free

4 ways to speed up Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 users normally complain that their computers tend to slow down after some time. They can add either a faster hard drive or more memory, but hardware is expensive. If you want to speed up the performance of your computer without spending cash, give the following tips a try. Prevent programs from launching at […]

How to protect private info on Windows 10

How to protect private info on Windows 10

It takes seconds to infiltrate and obtain private information. Although it’s unlikely that Microsoft will cause your business financial ruin with their data collection, the fact is that Windows 10 gathers a large amount of private information from users. So here are some tips that will enhance your privacy when using the operating system. Slip […]