Features for Windows 10 Mobile’s Next Big Update Revealed!

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Microsoft has reportedly released a bombshell this week containing a ton of new information about what to expect in the next big feature update for Windows 10 Mobile. Neowin reports that Microsoft, in a session in day two of its Ignite 2016 conference has released information on what business can expect in the next release of Windows 10 Mobile. Continue reading

Let’s Look at Windows 10 Build rs2 14931 – Dark Themed Apps, More Extensions

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Today, we are looking at Windows 10 Redstone 2 build 14931. This build doesn’t include any new OS features, but it does offer new app updates that brings the dark theme to the Windows Feedback app as well as the maps app. Now, both the Feedback and the Maps app will match your system set color mode (dark or light). I forgot to note the bookmark import and export feature of Microsoft Edge in my last video. So, I go over them in this video, as well as some extensions. Enjoy! Continue reading

How to set individual app volumes in Windows 10

EarTrumpet Volume Controller app

Let’s take a look at a simple app that lets you change the individual volumes of all running Windows 10 apps! In Windows 7, we were introduced a new volume mixer that let us change volumes of individual running apps. That mixer hasn’t been updated since, and while it still works for desktop apps in Windows 10, it doesn’t work with modern UWP apps (including those that come from the Windows Store). Continue reading

Windows 10 Anniversary Update Feezing Issues – Is it Fixed?

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The Windows 10 freezing issue has been plaguing many users of the Windows 10 anniversary update. This freezing issue was caused after a system level change made in the Windows 10 anniversary update (also known as Redstone 1). Has this problem been fixed? The short answer is yes, it was solved. Here’s some background. Continue reading

Hands on with Windows 10 RS2 Build – 14926 Snoose Feature in Edge

Today we take a look at Windows 10 build 14926. This is a Redstone 2 insider preview build that Microsoft seeded out to insiders last week. We take a look at the snooze feature in Microsoft Edge. This feature allows users to set a particular tab in Edge as a reminder in Cortana.
Let me know what you think of this build, and RS2 so far.

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Handas on with Windows 10 Mobile Build 14926 (RS2) – Wi-Fi Settings, Sounds, and SMS Through Skype!

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Today, we are checking out the new Windows 10 Mobile Build 14296. This Redstone 2 Insider Preview build was released last week by Microsoft, and I did a update video on it. This video will demonstrate the new features in this build, including a new Wi-Fi panel in the settings app, new sounds and ringtones, and the SMS integration in Skype that brings the “Messaging Everywhere” feature back to Windows 10 Continue reading

Install Office 365 desktop Apps Offline

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When Office 365 Home, Personal, and University were introduced, you had to always be online to install your office desktop apps. Once they were installed, however, you could go offline and still use those apps. But always relying on an online installer can be difficult for places with slow or unreliable internet connection. But now, Microsoft offers you the ability to install your Office apps offline.

Offline installers help users with poor internet connection get going quickly. It is also useful for those who want to quickly set up their Office applications on multiple PCs in batch, over a network for instance.

Here’s how to grab an offline copy of Microsoft Office 2016 if you are an Office 365 Home, Personal, or University subscriber. Continue reading

OneDrive and OneDrive for Business now MERGED into ONE CLIENT

OneDrive Sync Lient settings dialog
OneDrive Sync Lient settings dialog

In a recent update to the OneDrive desktop sync client, Microsoft has enabled users to sync both personal and business accounts using just one app. Let’s take a look at what’s new and how it works! Continue reading

Comparing the OneDrive UWP App for Windows 10 Mobile with that of the PC

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Microsoft released the OneDrive UWP app for Windows 10 PCs and tablets yesterday. I take a look at the app and compare it to the app we had for Windows 10 Mobile for months. How does it compare? Hint: it’s the same app! Continue reading

Video Demo: New Store Experience in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is releasing a major update to Windows 10 This summer, called the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. This update brings a slew of new feature, and one of them is an overhauled Windows Store. Here is a video demonstrating the new Windows Store experience. Not that this is a preview and you will notice some slowdowns in the demo. I expect this to be fixed by the final release. Continue reading

How to Create a Desktop Shortcut to a Windows 10 App or Game

Adding a shortcut to a UWP app on your desktop is very easy to do in Windows 10. UWP apps are modern apps designed for Windows 10. Most, but not all, UWP apps come from the Windows Store. When you install an app, you do not get a shortcut icon on your desktop by default. But doing so is as simple as click-and-drag. Continue reading