Productivity

What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

Best free weather apps for Windows computers and devices

Ever hear the old saying "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it?" Today, although we still can't change the weather, we have many ways of checking the forecast so we can at least be prepared for what's coming. Every operating system offers...

What happens when you remove Internet Explorer from Windows?

Internet Explorer is such an integral part of Windows that, for some time, you couldn't remove it from Windows. This is not the case anymore and modern versions of Windows allow you to get rid of it, if you do not want to use it. But, what happens when you do that? Will Windows...

Top 8 must have add-ons for Internet Explorer

If you are one of those users who use Internet Explorer as their default browser, this guide is perfect for you. If you don't think that the basic features of this browser are enough, you can always install add-ons to enhance its operation. Unfortunately, the list of...

Fix problems that keep Windows from loading, with Startup Repair

Is your Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 computer or device unable to load the operating system successfully? Is Windows reporting missing or damaged system files? If that's the case, you should try to boot from a recovery drive and use the Startup Repair tool. It's the only tool...

Simple questions: What is USB (Universal Serial Bus)?

The USB technology has been around for more than 20 years now. We've become so used to it that we take it for granted and we don't consider it special. Although it's almost impossible to have never used a USB device or to have plugged a USB connector into a USB port, it possible...

How to completely remove or uninstall display languages in Windows

When you remove a display language from Windows using the Control Panel or the Settings app, you don't uninstall it. It's only removed from the list of languages that are installed on your Windows computer or device. However, the files for that language are still...

Reviewing the ASUS ZenBook 3 UX390 - The thinnest ultrabook from ASUS

ZenBook UX390 is one of the most popular ultrabooks that were recently launched by ASUS. Many have shared their opinion about this device: some loved it, some said that it follows Apple's approach with the new MacBook, while others had negative reviews about it. We were very...

What is a system repair disc and how to create one in Windows

Few people know that Windows offers most of the tools you need to troubleshoot and fix a malfunctioning computer with this operating system installed. The trick is to create a USB recovery drive or a System Repair disc on a CD or DVD, with the appropriate tools on it. In this...

3 Steps to restoring your Windows PC to a working state, with System Restore

Did your Windows computer just crash because of a faulty driver or Windows Update? Did you install an app that causes you problems? If this is the kind of trouble you are dealing with, then restoring your computer or device to a previous working state, with System Restore...

How to do math with the Math Input Panel in Windows

Math Input Panel is a great little application from Windows which lets you use input devices such as touchscreens, external digitizers or even a mouse, to write mathematical formulas that are automatically recognized and can be inserted into different types of documents. The...

How many key presses and mouse clicks do you perform in a day?

Do you need to know how many keys you press in a day? What about how many clicks you make with your mouse? Do you want to get stats about how you use your computer? Luckily, there is an app called WhatPulse which works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, that you can use to gather...

How to print the list of running processes in Windows

One of our readers asked us: "How do you print the list of running processes from the Task Manager?". The answer is... you can't do this from the Task Manager , not even in Windows 10. In order to print such a list, you need to use the Command Prompt or...

Reviewing the Kingston SSDNow UV400 - Generous SSD storage on a budget!

One bullet-proof way to speed up an aging computer is to replace its traditional hard disk with an SSD drive. Until recently, SSD drives were a lot more expensive than hard disks and many users avoided upgrading their hard disk with an SSD drive. However, as SSD technology has...

How to pin the time for multiple cities on the Windows 10 Start Menu

The Alarms & Clock app in Windows 10 has a feature called World Clock, which allows you to view the time from different locations around the world, compare it, pin the time from different parts of the world and so on. If you need to work with the time in multiple...