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10 Jun 2021

Windows 10 Taskbar Weather and News Bug Configuration

Windows 10 Taskbar Weather and News Bug Configuration

Windows 10 has released a new feature for the Taskbar. The Weather bug is a popup information center that gives you news and weather information without having to open an app or browser. 

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30 May 2021

Windows 10 - Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

Windows 10 -  Automatically Restart Apps on next Start or Reboot.

You can automatically restart your currently running apps with a new feature Microsoft is releasing. With just a quick click you can save your current work and start right back up with the same apps. Caution! Doesn't work with all apps. Yet!

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25 May 2021

Windows 10 - Add New Event To Your Calendar Directly From the Taskbar

Windows 10 - Add New Event To Your Calendar Directly From the Taskbar

Need to add a new event to your Windows calendar? With the latest release to Windows 10 you can add that even with just a couple of clicks. Even if you have more than one account calendar, it's just one more click to choose the account calendar you want to use.

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30 Oct 2020

Move Windows 10 Games Capture Directory From OS Drive to Other Drive

Move Windows 10 Games Capture Directory From OS Drive to Other Drive

By default Windows 10 sets your game capture directory to your username drive on the OS drive. So whenever you are using Game Bar to record your gaming, it saves it to your OS drive. 

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16 Oct 2020

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Move Website Tabs to Vertical Side Bar

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Move Website Tabs to Vertical Side Bar

Microsoft has updated the Windows Insiders version of Edge Chromium Dev and added the ability to move your open tabs to a side bar instead of listing them horizontally across the top. 

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3 Sep 2020

Window 10 - MusicBee Music App Quick Styling with Theatre Mode

Window 10 - MusicBee Music App Quick Styling with Theatre Mode

MusicBee is without a doubt the best music app for Windows 10. But it's a bit complicated. There is good news. Whether you are using the Desktop app or the Windows Store app version, you can easily style MusicBee with several built-in Theatre Mode options.

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26 Aug 2020

Flight Simulator 2020 - Visit Any Location Instantly Using GPS Codes

Flight Simulator 2020 - Visit Any Location Instantly Using GPS Codes

Flight Simulator 2020 touts that you can visit any location in the world. Not only can you, but you can start your flight near any location whether is it a personal one or a famous landmark. All you need is to get the GPS coordinates for that location and paste them into Flight Simulator.

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6 Aug 2020

Your Phone App - Run Android Phone Apps From Your Windows 10 Desktop

Your Phone App - Run Android Phone Apps From Your Windows 10 Desktop

You love your Android apps but you would like to have them on your Windows 10 system? Well, you can't install them, but with the Your Phone app you'll soon be able to run them without leaving your desk.

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31 Jul 2020

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

If you are working at home like many of us, you probably have too many web sites and passwords along with large amount of browsing history. Plus your list of Favorites is so long and complicated your can't easily find what you need.

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8 Jul 2020

Blurry Screen Fonts? Use the Windows 10 Clear Type Adjustment Tool

Blurry Screen Fonts? Use the Windows 10 Clear Type Adjustment Tool

If you have blurry or hard to read screen fonts, Windows 10 has a simple solution for you. You can tune your fonts, even on multiple monitors, so that they look clear and sharp. Windows will step you through a quick font comparison test on one or more monitors, allowing you to choose which setting looks best.

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