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German Police Invests €100,000 On New Windows Phones

This is the police! The German police. Polizei, as they like to go by. Well, they seem to have a thing for Windows phones, because the law enforcement agency is making a neat little investment in the platform. Even the lack of apps is no problem for them. According to reports in the local media, Hamburg …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Rename Your PC

If you have never had the need to rename your PC, then you are not alone. That is because unique names for computers are only primarily necessary if they are on a network. This is so that the different devices can identify and communicate with each other. As you may expect, having two PCs with the …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Change Folder Picture

Windows, by default, shows a perfectly fine thumbnail preview of the contents of a folder on its icon. But it also allows you to change the picture for the icon of any given folder. With the choice of an image file in any of the following formats: JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIF, TIFF, BMP, ICO, WMF, …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Open Administrative Tools

Administrative Tools is a special folder in Control Panel that contains a number of useful tools for system administrators, though they do certainly come in handy for advanced users too. The tools in the folder vary depending on the version of Windows you are using, and Windows 10 offers a whole bunch of such handy computer …

Windows 10 Concept Gives The Mail App The Project NEON Treatment

Always nice to have a follow up! Particularly, a follow up to what was one of the finest Windows 10 concepts to ever surface. Project NEON is, once again, the highlight of this new concept. Which has also been designed by Michael West, who envisioned the People app using this new design language that Microsoft is …

Anniversary Update Running On Over 90% Of Windows 10 PCs

End of fragmentation, more or less? Microsoft has struggled with software fragmentation in the past, but with Windows 10 Anniversary Update running on a substantial 91.2% of PCs, things are now fine. As fine as they can be, ahead of the launch of the Creators Update next month. The latest statistics from AdDuplex show that adoption …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Restart Computer

Ah, restart. Previously one of the most useful commands in Windows, and something that still comes in handy in this day and age. Windows 10 comes with myriad different ways to restart a computer. Restarting, of course, closes all apps, signs out all users, and reboots Windows on your PC. And even though the operating system …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Enable Or Disable Disk Write Caching

Disk write caching is a Windows feature that can improve system performance by using RAM to collect write commands sent to data storage devices, and cache them to be written to later. The use of fast memory for this task allows applications to run quicker, as they software does not have to wait for data-write requests …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Single-Click Or Double-Click To Open Items

Single-tap or double-tap, too. Although majority of Windows users have settled with the double-click way of opening programs and files, Microsoft still also provides a way to get this done via a single-click. And now with the focus on touch-based inputs, the single click or tap option makes sense for many. Changing things around is simple …

What’s New, What’s Not In Windows 10 Build 15063

Microsoft released the first Windows 10 build for this week in the Fast ring of its preview program last night, that being Windows 10 build 15063. It is available both for PCs and mobile devices. And as noted, nothing earth shattering in terms of improvements. And absolutely nothing in terms of new features. We are close …

Windows 10 Build 15063 Released For PCs, Mobile

The Windows 10 Mobile drought ends! After a couple of weeks without any mobile releases, Microsoft has made available Windows 10 build 15063, both for PCs and smartphones. Windows Insiders enrolled in the Fast ring of the program can now download this new preview. It comes just a few days after the last build was released, …

Windows 10 People App Done In Project NEON Is Marvelous

Chances are that the upcoming Project NEON user interface refresh for Windows 10, set to debut with Redstone 3, will be one of the biggest talking points of the year. Another very big talking points was the delay of the People app, which disappointed many a user. Add both of these together, and you have this …