[Tip] Rotate photos directly in File Explorer

Rotating an image is one of the most basic actions you can perform on it, and also one we need at least every once in a while. Windows has all sorts of small but useful features and one of them eliminates the need to use a dedicated photo editing...

Here’s how you can find the current desktop background image in Windows 10

Do you have a nice desktop background, perhaps even a treasured photo you can't seem to find on your hard drive? Even if you deleted the original image, there still a way to find the current desktop background image in Windows 10. The operating system remembers the last few photos you...

[Tip] Quickly disable startup sound in Windows 10

Windows, and most other operating systems send a sound alert every time they're started. While that sound is usually subtle and far from annoying, you might want to get rid of it, especially if you need to keep it quite, like when others are sleeping right next to you....

Disable autoplay settings in Windows 10 for added security

Each time you connect an external drive to your PC the autoplay window appears requiring you to choose an action. If you care about your computer's security, you certainly won't want for any file to be automatically saved to your PC. For this reason, it's considered good practice to...

[Tutorial] Get YouTube’s ‘picture-in-picture’ on your PC

YouTube largely offers the same features on the web and  mobile, but among the exceptions is the lack of a 'picture-in-picture' option for desktops and laptops. Perhaps it's a bit ironic this functionality is provided by a simple Chrome extension but let's just be grateful it exists. Called YouTube Picture...
iTunes Devices

[Tutorial] Move your iTunes library to an external drive

One of the advantages of digital content is that everything lives in your computer, in the cloud, or both. But while you do not have to make space for your CDs, DVDs, and games in your bookshelf, you still have to make space in your hard drive and sometimes,...
Movies & TV Subtitles

How To: Add subtitles to the Movies & TV app

With Windows 10, Microsoft tried to catch up on many areas of multimedia playback as the native Windows tools have traditionally lagged behind third-party solutions. As part of those efforts, Microsoft announced native support for subtitles in the Movies & TV app, the default video player of Windows 10....
Google Photos

How To: Organize your images and videos with Google Photos

Google’s Photo service received major changes over the course of 2015, changes that once again brought into on the foreground of online photo backups, fueled by the variety of controversies that these kinds of services encountered last year with the high-profile leaks and subsequent discussions of privacy and security....
Xbox One External Drive

How To: Set up an external storage device for your Xbox One

The Xbox One’s 500GB or 1TB of internal storage is plenty enough to get you started, even if you install multiple games in a video gaming spree. However, people who use the console as their main media hub will quickly run out of space after moving their music, movies,...
PS4 Media Player

[Tutorial] Play music and videos on your PS4

In the summer of 2015, Sony finally published a native multimedia player to the PS4. Though they had to wait for a long time, PS4 owners are now able to play media both through their home servers and through connected USB drives. Because this is still a console, there...

Latest

Connect Gmail and Google Calendar to Cortana in Windows 10

Compared to its rivals from other platforms, Cortana is not yet on par. However, it keeps receiving useful features that have certainly set Microsoft's...

Popular

Windows Media Player Subtitles

How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...