Windows 10 Tag

One of the most noticeable changes in the latest Windows 10 update involved the lock screen. Now, instead of going to a boring “login” page when you need to type in your password, you’ll see your background image the whole time. But that’s not the only change. Microsoft also introduced Cortana to the lock screen along with a number of other customization options – all accessible...

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It’s 2016, and we can finally log into our Windows computers using an iPhone as verification. It’s true! Thanks to an upcoming Windows 10 update, you will be able to verify your identity using a wide range of methods – including iPhones and other mobile devices. You can also unlock your device with a fingerprint, iris scan, face detection, pattern, and more. Microsoft specifically mentioned the iPhone...

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Microsoft wants its users to focus on what the company is adding to Windows 10 in their upcoming Anniversary Update. However, Microsoft is also taking away some key features that you may enjoy. Yes, we’re getting improvements like a more powerful Cortana and better integration with mobile devices, but we’re also losing some things in the process. Here are 5 things we’re losing in the Windows 10...

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In the future, Microsoft’s Cortana will be listening to every word you speak – and there’s no way turn it off. At least, that’s how privacy advocates are treating the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which rolls out automatically on August 2. Cortana is Microsoft’s digital assistant that sits in the taskbar. It’s replaced the default Windows search bar – the place you used to search for...

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Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends on July 31, 2016. In the final 2 weeks of the offer, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to convince you to update. But this latest marketing ploy is the best we’ve seen so far: if Microsoft can’t update your laptop to Windows 10 with same-day service, then you’ll receive a free Dell Inspiron 15 laptop. As you probably...

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On July 29, Microsoft will celebrate the first anniversary of the release of Windows 10. As part of that celebration, Microsoft is releasing an Anniversary Update with some significant changes. Here’s what you need to know about it. 5) It’s Arriving on August 2 The Anniversary Update, despite its name, isn’t actually arriving on the anniversary of the release of Windows 10. Instead, it’s arriving four days later,...

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You’ve probably heard that Windows 10 comes with some privacy concerns. One of the biggest privacy concerns about Windows 10 is its location tracking, which tells your PC where you are at all times. Some people find that useful. Your PC can automatically tell you the weather of your vacation destination as soon as you arrive, for example. But other people don’t find it useful at all:...

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The registry is a part of the computer most of us never visit. That’s for good reason: the registry is home to your system’s most crucial settings. One inadvertent file change and your system might develop serious problems. However, editing the registry is a great way to speed up your PC. Today, we’re teaching you how to perform a few simple Windows 10 registry tweaks that can...

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For whatever reason, there are a large number of Windows users out there who are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft is in the middle of a long battle against these users and frequently tries to force you to upgrade to Windows 10. Avoiding Windows 10 is as easy as declining every update on your Windows 7 computer. However, if you’ve already upgraded to Windows 10,...

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