Microsoft has a new Surface Arc Mouse as well
In addition to the Surface Laptop announced today, Microsoft added a new update to the Bluetooth enabled Surface Arc mouse as well. This new Surface mouse comes in multiple colours including Cobalt Blue, Light Gray and Burgundy to...
Acer’s new all in One PCs are metal, sleek and fanless
In addition to the updates to the Acer Swift series of ultraportables, Acer also announced two new ultra-slim and confusingly named All in One PCs. It’s no Surface Studio, but these two devices are impressive looking on pape...
Tip: Force websites into reading mode with Microsoft Edge
Last weekend we offered an overview of Microsoft’s Edge reading features, we overlooked a small tip to make getting into Edge’s reading mode easier. To force a page into reading mode, simply append read: to the website...
Microsoft might be replacing Albums with Stories in the Windows 10 Photos app
Microsoft is currently testing a version of the Windows 10 Photos app for some insiders that swaps out the Albums tab with a new Stories Tab. The update to the app doesn’t add any new capabilities, it instead replaces the wo...
Windows 10 Mobile Store updated with UI improvements for games
Microsoft has updated the Windows 10 Store for mobile insiders with a new interface for gamers. The update puts more focus om cover images and improves the user interface of the game section for people who are really into playing ...
How to easily access the Windows 10 File Explorer in Tablet Mode
With the launch of Windows 10 two years ago, Microsoft changed the user interface for Windows tablets with their new “tablet mode” feature. “Tablet mode” was the first iteration of Continuum and allowed use...
J.D Power tablet satsfaction survey finds Microsoft’s Surfaces as highest scoring tablets
Microsoft’s Surface tablets are one of the best tablets in the industry right now. Next to Apple’s iPads, the Surfaces represent a near perfect marriage of software and hardware in a convenient form-factor. Now, the ta...
How to dark theme nearly everything in Windows 10
Windows 10 is a versatile and customizable operating system ad allows users to choose how their apps UI looks. While we’ve discussed how to customize the base operating system, and we can link to it here, but many users of W...
How to use Microsoft’s Quick Assist app to get help on Windows 10
Besides reading MSpoweruser’s growing tip and how-to guides, there are a number of ways you can get direct troubleshooting on Windows 10 without even having to open the Internet. Microsoft ships two default apps for this purp...
How to configure your quick action toggles in the Action Center for Windows 10 PCs
Windows 10’s Action Center is useful for more than simply looking at your notifications and acting on them. The Action Center also hosts “Quick Actions”, a selection of toggles which configure settings on your PC...
How to transfer SMS text messages from Windows phones to Android devices
Switching phones is often a hassle for many people. While emails and contacts can follow users between ecosystems, SMSes really only transfer between devices running the same software – and then sometimes not even then. For ...
How to turn off “Updates from more than one place” in Windows 10
One of Windows 10’s most interesting and controversial new additions is a new torrent like delivery system. This system serves to allow users to download an update- either a system update or an app update – and then &...
How to enforce automatic password expiry for Windows 10 Local accounts
Very many computers and accounts get hacked or otherwise compromised in the digital age. One of the most common security tips given to users is to change your password several times, often and regularly to prevent being compromis...
How to set a Dark Theme for all apps on Windows 10
In the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft introduced a new dark theme into Windows 10. With the new update, users may now change their theme settings from a light mode to dark mode. The dark theme originally was a Windows ph...
How to use content from multiple OneDrive accounts on one PC
Microsoft has Windows 10 configured so users can only make use of one account for OneDrive at a time, this may pose a problem for users who have more than one OneDrive account for various uses and would like to share content betwe...