The fun and convenience of Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant isn't just for Windows 10 functions—it's integrated with a host of third-party apps in the Windows Store.
Forgetting your Windows 10 password isn't the disaster it used to be. Windows lets you get back on track with a pretty easy reset process. Here's how it works.
Adding a user account in Windows 10 is a little more complicated, because you need a Microsoft account. Here's how to set it up.
You can set up a local user account on a Windows 10 PC so you don't have to bother with a Microsoft account. Here's how to do it.
There's an easier way to get into Windows: setting up a numerical PIN, just like you'd use with a bank ATM. Here's how to do it.
Want Windows 10 to run faster? Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.
You probably have thousands of photos in your PC. Use folders, tags, and handy utilities to sift through them in reasonable time.
Pin all kinds of specific app content to Windows 10's Start menu, not just an app's home screen.
Windows 10 automatically updates itself…unless it doesn't. When you hit a wall, it's time for some detective work.
Whether you move your add-on icons to the top, bottom, or side of your browser, this tool gives you options.
Windows 10's been out for six months now, and most of the big bugs have been squashed. It just might be time to make the leap.
You leave records of who you are and what you like all over the Internet. Here's how to limit the tracks you leave behind.
Safe mode is like your bomb shelter when Windows 10 explodes, but it takes a few extra steps to get into it. We'll show you how it's done.
The time to make a Windows 10 recovery drive is before your PC dies. Grab a USB drive—you might need a big one!—and we'll show you how it's done.
You can direct Android to switch between portrait and landscape orientations whenever you rotate your phone or tablet.
A Chrome extension from Microsoft makes life easier for Office Online users.
Android boasts a series of handy shortcuts for everything from taking a screenshot to silencing notifications.
A power outage can be bad for your PC, but a power surge can severely damage your hardware. In all but the worst cases, however, you should be able to revive the PC, or at least retrieve any files stored on it.
With Oculus Rift on preorder and HTC Vive coming soon, the big question is whether your PC will be up to the VR task. The Rift compatibility tool will tell you—and you don't need to preorder anything to use it.
The way Gmail's organization works, a label can be a label, but it can also be a folder. Here's how to work with the two features.
Too many apps refreshing themselves in the background can put a dent in your iPhone or iPad battery life. Keep an eye on which apps are doing the refreshing, and when.