Using a mobile device is very handy, especially if you travel a lot, but these devices are limited by the amount of energy their battery can provide. For this reason, paying attention to the power plan you are using and its settings, can make a huge difference in how much battery time you have available. Fortunately, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 provide us with the necessary tools to see which power plans are available, what's the active power plan and easy ways to switch between power plans. Here's how it all works:
In most office jobs, you will need to use spreadsheets to cope with the massive amounts of numerical data that you need to manage. But even if you don't need spreadsheets at work, they can be a great tool at home as well: you don't need anything more than a good spreadsheet application to manage your personal budget or family finances. And why not use the best spreadsheet application for that? Microsoft Excel is available on Android as well. Let's see how to use it to create and save an Excel spreadsheet on your smartphone:
Have you ever felt that your shared files are vulnerable and want to keep an eye on who is accessing them, but didn't know how? Well, we offer you a solution to that, and it`s called NetShareMonitor. This is a pretty useful application that can tell you almost everything that`s going on with your shared files and folders in Windows with other users within your local network.
With the release of the Windows 10 operating system, everyone started talking about Wi-Fi Sense. Some say that it is useful, others say this feature is not secure because of the way that passwords are stored. We think that the Wi-Fi Sense is very useful so, if you are a good person and you want to share your Wi-Fi networks then read this article to learn how it is done. In addition, you'll learn how can you connect your Windows 10 device to a network shared by someone else.
Microsoft will try to offer a different take on gaming with Windows 10, which is connected to the universal apps and will offer a ‘true’ cross-platform play experience. As such, we wanted to see what games can be played in Windows 10 and, of course, which offer a great quality free of any charge. There are a lot of both free and commercial possibilities for you to try, but we decided to propose to you 10 free games that you can play today on any of your Windows 10 powered devices. Still, do keep in mind that most of these games, also, offer a series of paid features, that will enhance your gaming experience if you make in-app purchases. Also, we have tried to cover a wide range of genres, for different types of players and preferences, as it is not easy to cover all the top rated free games available in the Windows Store.
In many ways, Windows 10 is similar to both Windows 8.1 and with Windows 7. However, it's also very different from both these operating systems. And amongst all the similarities and differences, here's one very interesting question some of our readers asked: "What are the differences between Windows 10's File Explorer and Windows 8.1's File Explorer? What's changed?". We believe this question deserves an answer, so today we're going to share how Windows 10's File Explorer changed from its previous version.
As more and more countries and companies try to know everything about our online activities, whether for good purposes or not, online privacy has become a very important aspect of our life. One of the best ways to improve your online privacy, but also get access to any kind of content, from anywhere in the world, is to subscribe to a VPN (Virtual Private Network) service. ExpressVPN is one of the most popular VPN providers nowadays, so we thought it would be quite a good idea to see what they're offering. We used their VPN services for quite a while now, and it's time for us to share everything we’ve learned about their services, in this review:
No matter where you work or learn, or what you do everyday, there will surely come a time, when you need to write a document. That could be an official letter, a university thesis, or maybe just a more fancy invitation to your birthday party. As one of the best word processors on the market, Microsoft Word is a great tool for all your document needs. Let's see how you can start working with it on your Android device:
Microsoft has released Cortana for Android as a public beta version, Windows 10 has been installed on over 75 million devices and Windows 95 is now 20 years old. To learn more about these events, as well as other interesting news, don't hesitate to read this week's recap with the most important news about Microsoft and its consumer ecosystem.
We will take a tiny, tiny break from our usual type of Tech Lolz, because a friend of mine uncovered a gem and now I am simply laughing in tears and of course I have to share it with you guys. But beware, this might radically change your life. Especially that time of your life when you put your phone to its best use: while you're in the bathroom.
First impression is important! Every software development company relies on this, when they are selecting the pictures used by their operating system for the lock screen and for the desktop background, and Microsoft isn't an exception. Windows 10 has also some interesting images, so if you ever asked yourself where are located these files in your file system, or if you ever want to get those pictures and use them on a Windows XP, just to trick a friend, then read this article.
In Windows 10, the default web browser is Microsoft Edge, the latest browser developed by Microsoft. However, even if Edge brings many new features and improvements when compared to Microsoft's previous browser - Internet Explorer - you still may want to change your default browser to another one, which you're already accustomed to. Whether you like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer, Edge or any other web browser out there, setting any of them as default in Windows 10 is rather easy and, depending on the method you choose, it's also more or less a fast process.