An ad-free Windows 10 with File Explorer

No matter what version of Windows you’ve got—the free upgrade, the licensed OS, or the Professional version—you will see ads and notifications. Though at times helpful, they can get tiresome. You can’t even manage your own files in File Explorer without seeing one. If you’re looking for a solution, follow this step-by-step guide to make […]

Clean your desktop to optimize your PC

Have your computers slowed down? As a business owner, you rely on your PC to get work done and keep productivity up. But a cluttered desktop can lead to lagging systems. Here are simple fixes to get you back on track. 1. Before you begin, do a bit of recon Before you go about deleting […]

The benefits of hosted Exchange

Servers can host almost every type of business program, with email being one of the most common. When businesses look for email server services, they look for Microsoft Exchange. But if you’re looking to save on infrastructure costs, you might want to consider Microsoft’s hosted Exchange. Here’s what you need to know. What is Microsoft […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Reports about a new Windows operating system (OS) called “Windows Lite” is currently making the rounds online. According to insiders, this OS is a compact version of Windows that’s built as an alternative to Chrome OS. But what can people expect from this new OS and what does this mean for businesses? What is Windows […]

Best of Mac 2018: Your time-saving checklist

“Time is money” may be a cliche, but it is worth repeating because it’s true. In fact, Apple incorporates many time-saving features onto its macOS updates so that Mac users become more efficient the longer they use their machines. Use our checklist to become the time-saving machine you’re meant to be. Declutter with Desktop Stacks […]

Preparing for Windows end of support

According to NetMarketShare’s September 2018 data, 40.88% of users are still using Windows 7. The popular operating system (OS) is currently on extended support, but only until January 14, 2020. For Windows 10, the support clock runs out sooner than you might expect. Learn how the end of support for your Windows version can affect […]

Cortana commands everyone should know

Not yet using Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana? You’re missing out on some beneficial, hands-free functionality, like launching applications, making dinner reservations, and more. Try the following commands to make the most out of your virtual assistant. Hey, Cortana Before asking her to do anything, we need to get Cortana’s attention by clicking or tapping […]

Optimize Windows 10 with these steps

Although Windows 10 is packed with wonderful new features, it’s far from perfect. Users have complained about storage, connectivity, and update issues, among other things. If you’ve encountered any of these issues, no need to panic. We have listed down five simple fixes to the most common Windows 10 problems. 1. Less storage space When […]

Windows 10: Your PC, your way

The Windows 10 interface looks good and is quite intuitive, but something is still missing — your signature style. Microsoft’s premier operating system gives you the power to customize your device any way you like. So if you’re tired of your plain blue theme or if you’re starting to get annoyed with that notification sound, […]

Get the most out of Bing’s Visual Search

Years ago, Microsoft released a feature for its Bing search engine that lets users upload photos in lieu of text-based queries. It’s a helpful feature that will soon be added to a slew of mobile devices and browsers. Let’s take a closer look at what’s coming. How does visual search work? Bing has indexed billions […]