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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 …

Microsoft Adds More Bloatware For Windows 10 US Users

Not the best news to end a week, but Microsoft, it seems, is adding another name to the list of apps that come preinstalled with Windows 10. At least, for users in the United States. The en-US version, so to say. Which is actually something a lot more users install, not just the ones based in …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Open Internet Explorer

Microsoft Edge may have taken the spotlight from IE as the default web browser in Windows 10, but it is still possible to use Internet Explorer in the operating system. Even if the process is not straightforward. And that is because only Edge is pinned to the taskbar in the OS, while IE is practically hidden …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Uninstall Programs

Uninstalling unwanted programs is one of the most commonly used tasks in Windows 10, definitely one of the more important ones. And this is something that almost all users have to perform, one way or another. The old-school Control Panel provides a very capable interface to uninstall desktop programs, though it will not delete the newer …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Enable Or Disable Tablet Mode

One either really likes, or really dislikes the tablet mode in Windows 10. But luckily, Microsoft has made it very easy to enable or disable, and configuring it is just a matter of three basic steps. Before we get to those, though, a quick rundown of what the tablet mode is. This new mode has been …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Run An App In Compatibility Mode

Microsoft has added in a very useful feature in recent versions of Windows that allows users to run an app in what it calls Compatibility mode. This comes in very handy for Windows 10, in particular. With this, you have the ability to force an app to use settings from an earlier version of the operating …

Windows 10 Users, Get Ready For A New Ad Type

Hope you like fries with your ads, because Microsoft is bringing more of them in Windows 10. A ton more, in fact. Speaking of ads here, not fries, obviously, as the company has just announced a new type. Playable ads, it calls them. And they are coming to Windows 10 apps in the Store. Of course, …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Reset An App

Or apps, if you want to put it that way. Although a recent addition to the operating system, Microsoft has now made it possible to reset an app, if it starts to misbehave. Even the default Windows apps that are included in the operating system can also be easily reset if they get into a bad …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Create Keyboard Shortcuts For Apps

Back in the good old days, power users that had many apps installed could have their shortcut icons splattered on the desktop, or arrange them in the Start Menu. With the advent of tiles in the operating system, opening a Windows app or game, for most people, usually means them rolling their mouse pointer over the …

Microsoft Edge Continues To Struggle 18 Months Into Release

Guess you can’t fault the browser too much, what with Windows 10 barely moving the needle these days. Microsoft Edge, just like the OS, has slowed down when it comes to adoption. The operating system, as a matter of pure fact, witnessed another decline this past month. And as a direct consequence, Edge, the new default …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Find Internet Explorer

In order to make sure that people use the Edge web browser, Microsoft has neatly tucked away Internet Explorer in Windows 10 under separate menus and whatnot. The vintage web browser is not available as an icon on taskbar, nor at the front in the Start menu. Although those that want to can still easily find …

Windows 10 Tutorial: Automatically Delete Browsing History In Edge

Like most modern web browser, Microsoft Edge comes with a private mode, called InPrivate, that opens up the app in incognito mode. A separate, private window that does not save certain elements. Elements like visited pages, cookies, searches and temporary files. However, not many people use these private modes, and much rather prefer clearing their browsing …