Ever since Microsoft introduced Windows 95 back in 1995, about 25 years ago, the Start Menu has become more or less the trademark of the operating system. It is where shortcuts to apps are kept, along with access to other system settings and so on. Over the years, it has undergone changes in its design, and it looks like we can look forward to a redesign soon.
Updates are supposed to be good things. They’re supposed to introduce fixes for problems, close security vulnerabilities, introduce new features, and improve on existing ones. But it seems that Microsoft’s Windows updates have been rather problematic, and the latest June update for Windows 10 is one of them.
While Apple’s macOS does certain things great, there are certain apps that users need to use that simply aren’t available for Mac. As a result, they will need to use Boot Camp or another virtualization software like Parallels. Unfortunately, it seems that Boot Camp will not be supported by Apple’s upcoming ARM-based Mac computers.
Firewalls are designed to help protect our computers from certain unwanted intrusions. However, there are times when it might actually hinder how we want to use our computer, and this is why turning it off can sometimes help.
One of the main criticisms of Google’s Chrome browser is that it is a memory hog. While the browser is fantastic and the integration of your Google account makes it a breeze to use, it can be quite demanding in terms of memory which can affect users who are using less powerful computers with less RAM.
Printing is pretty much a basic function that all computers should be capable of doing, but it seems that Microsoft might have broken the print functionality for Windows 10 computers in a recent update that has caused users all kinds of issues when trying to print from their computers.
Last year, Microsoft announced plans to revamp its Edge browser by building it using the Chromium framework. For those who are curious about the browser, you’ll be pleased to learn that the browser will now be available on Windows 10 thanks to the latest update to Windows 10 in which the updated browser is included in the update.
The Windows key is useful if you want to quickly launch applications and other shortcuts, but at times, it can be annoying, especially if you’re gaming, so here’s how you can easily disable the key.
Cloning a hard drive is a good way to mirror the contents of your hard drive to another hard drive to either free up storage or to back it up, and here’s how you can do it on either Windows or Mac.
Over time due to the nature of lithium-ion batteries, the batteries in our laptops will eventually start to lose their charge, where they will no longer give us the same number of hours we used to enjoy. If you’re curious about the state of your laptop’s battery, here’s how you can check on it.
If you’re in the market for a new tablet or laptop, then you might be interested to learn that Microsoft has recently announced that its Surface Go and Surface Book devices have been refreshed, where the company has officially taken the wraps off both the Surface Go 2 and the Surface Book 3.
We reckon that Microsoft isn’t 100% sold on foldable devices. This is because instead of hopping onto the foldable bandwagon, the company has opted to announce dual screen devices like the Surface Duo smartphone and the Surface Neo. However, it now seems that the company’s dual screen devices could be delayed.
Microsoft has announced that starting in May 2020, they will be hitting the pause button on all non-security related Windows updates. According to the company, this is because they are looking to create as little disruptions as possible, especially in these trying times where more people are being forced to work from home to curb the coronavirus spread.
Sometimes when you plug in an external hard drive to your computer, it just won’t show up or isn’t detected by Windows. This can be alarming, but follow the steps we’ve listed in our guide and hopefully it will resolve the issue.