Sponsored : Cube 2 in 1 tablets flash sale

Gearbest is holding a flash sale on cube 2 in 1 tablets currently and while many of the deals have ended already there are still quite a lot of good deals which you can check out. Take the Cube iWork 8 for example.

iWork 8 is a lightweight tablet, which is available in either android or windows operating systems. It has a micro sim slot and a long battery life. The tablet has several ports on the left side which includes a micro sim port, a high-definition multimedia (HDMI) port, which is the mini type and stronger than the old types, and the Universal serial bus port also known as the USB. It has a plastic housing textured with white matte, which does not show fingerprints, but dirt is seen on the white rear.  Continue reading “Sponsored : Cube 2 in 1 tablets flash sale”

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Microsoft Photos app receives a facelift and light theme support

Microsoft is redesigning the native application Photos in Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app has just received the 16.1003.10012.0 version for Insiders in the fast cycle.

The update brings a surprising amount of change in the interface that users have requested.
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Some useful Windows 10 tricks

Windows 10, Microsoft’s back-to-basics re-embracing of the PC, is brimming with handy new features, and with all the new goodies come a legion of new tweaks and tricks—some of which unlock powerful functionality hidden to everyday users.

Others simply let you mold some of Windows 10’s new features into the shape you see fit. I’ve shared quite a few useful tips and tricks before, the most recent one being the things you can do with Cortana, like automatically finding discount coupons while you shop. So continuing along the same lines, here are some more useful Windows 10 tweaks, tricks, and tips I have found.

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Windows 10 : Let Cortana help you find discount coupons, send mails, play music and more

Cortana, Microsoft’s digital assistant, now has 133 million active users across 115 countries, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed on Monday during the Microsoft Ignition Conference. Even more impressive, those users have asked 12 billion questions since Cortana’s launch in 2015 alongside Windows 10.

If you’d like to be able to just bark commands at your PC, open Cortana by clicking the search field in the taskbar and select the Notebook icon in the left-side options pane. Select Settings from the list, then simply enable the Let Cortana respond when you say “Hey Cortana” option. You’ll need an active microphone for this to work, of course.

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Windows 10 adoption rates are 115 percent faster than Windows 7

Two months ago, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the software giant would be changing how it monitors the growth of Windows 10, tracking monthly active users — rather than devices —  after it became clear slow sales of Windows Phones meant the new OS wouldn’t hit the company’s stated goal of one billion devices by mid-2018.

Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 is now installed on over 400 million devices. It took the latest and greatest operating system from the company about 14 months to hit the new milestone. The tally is the first since the company said it wouldn’t meet its timeline for getting 1 billion devices running the new operating system.  Continue reading “Windows 10 adoption rates are 115 percent faster than Windows 7”

Microsoft’s all seeing eye that will track everything you do on your computer

Microsoft has often been accused of spying on its users with Windows 10 because the operating system collects some data needed to diagnose bugs and help improve reliability, but if this recently-patented technology ever reaches mass-production, the firm should really be ready for a never-seen-before amount of criticism.

The title of the company’s patent filing is “Query Formulation Via Task Continuum” and it aims to make it easier for apps to share data between them, in real-time, so that the user can make more informed decisions when performing searches.
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How to install browser extensions for Microsoft Edge, Five extensions you should give a try

Microsoft Edge is a very fast loading web browser that has been included in Windows 10 but the lack of browser extensions for edge has been a major set back and in many cases has kept users from using Edge. However, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update brought this sought after feature to edge among other things.

Even though Edge doesn’t have a huge list of extensions, it comes with some very useful extensions which can be obtained from Windows Store. Here, we are going to talk about five Edge browser extensions that will let you do even more with Edge.

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Microsoft asked to compensate customers for breaking computers with Windows 10

Microsoft has been urged to pay compensation to customers that have suffered computer malfunctions when upgrading to its new software Windows 10.  Last year Microsoft rolled out a free Windows 10 update to all its customers. However, the widely accepted new operating system did not come out as good as people hoped it would.

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Open individual settings using Desktop shortcuts

Want to see Windows 10’s log of your I/O usage — the Data Usage app in Settings — by simply clicking or tapping on the Desktop? Enable or disable your microphone with two clicks? Turn off your webcam? Manage your Wi-Fi settings? It’s easy.

If there are some Windows 10 settings that you access frequently, you would like an option to open them directly by clicking on a desktop shortcut or a right-click context menu item, right? Well in this post, we will see the URI for Settings apps, that open the particular Settings page directly.

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