How To Control the bandwidth used for updates in Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you set up your PC so it can download and upload system updates from and to other Windows 10 machines via the Internet and local network connections. This makes it possible to get Windows updates faster and the Fall Creators update adds the option to control...

Test your Internet speed from the command line

All major operating systems allow you to test your Internet speed from the command line. In fact, it's one of the quickest ways to do it. Yes, it's also possible to use a web browser instead, but using speedtest-cli is a nifty command that's worth knowing. Furthermore, it also lets...

How To Change the text size and font in Windows 10

Regardless if you're visually impaired or not, you might find the Windows 10 default font size too small. This happens even more frequently on high-resolution displays. The good news is this minor annoyance can easily be fixed since it's possible to change the text size and font in Windows...

Pin files to the taskbar in Windows 10

In Windows 8 and 10, you can easily pin settings and folders to Start although this is not possible for the taskbar. If you ever wanted to pin files to the taskbar in Windows 10, this is not a default option but it is possible thanks to a clever...

How To Clean up File Explorer Recent History in Windows 10

In Windows 10, Windows Explorer has been renamed to File Explorer - it's the default file manager and lets us browse through our folders and access files. However, it also saves our actions as the recent file history. There are various reasons for why you might want to clean...

How To Enlarge the Mouse Cursor on Windows, Linux, Mac, and Chrome OS

These days, all popular operating systems are pretty intuitive when it comes to basic usage. However, if your vision is not what it used to be, you can benefit from tweaking accessibility features. For example, it's possible to enlarge the mouse cursor on Windows, Linux, Mac, and Chrome OS -...

Add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10

It's possible to add Energy Saver to Power Options in Windows 10's Control Panel. This way you can easily customize the battery charge percentage and display brightness level at which Energy Saver will be enabled. In Windows 7 and 8, Control Panel's Power Options applet also included the Energy Saver...

Add ‘Open With’ option to the context menu for any app in macOS

If you'd want to edit the context menu in Windows, you'd need to do it by tweaking the system registry. Luckily, things are a bit easier on macOS. One of the things you can do without too much effort is to add 'Open With' option to the context menu for...

How To Delete a User in Windows 10

The ability to add multiple users in Windows 10, is also present in older versions of the OS. While Windows 10 does prompt you to create your user account using your Microsoft ID, you can also create local accounts. However, if you have one or more user accounts no...

How To Automatically Log in after Restarting Windows 10

After most updates, Windows 10 will need to restart in order to finalize the process. Normally, you would need to log back into your user account after a reboot but recent Windows 10 builds allow us to eliminate this step. Starting with Fall Creators Update version 1709, we can automatically sign...

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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...

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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...