If you are a Windows user, it is almost impossible not to use desktop icons. They are one of the easiest ways to open apps and files, without having to dig into the file system. However, that is true only if you can see your desktop icons clearly so that you can click on them. By default, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, and Windows 7 display desktop icons in a preset medium size. Although that is the right choice in most situations, for some people, the default medium size could seem too large or too small.
Windows 10 has made the headlines with the fact that it sends all kinds of data to Microsoft. To alleviate suspicions of wrongdoing, and increase transparency, Microsoft released the Diagnostic Data Viewer app which anyone can use to see what data Windows 10 sends to its parent company. One other convenient use of Diagnostic Data Viewer is for troubleshooting. With this app, you can see what does not work on your Windows 10 PC or device, what is causing the problems, and take measures to fix them. Here's how:
Mac OS Mojave and newer versions include a screen capture app called Screenshot. Not only does this app unify the screenshot and screen recording features on the Mac, but the new overlay interface gives you quick access to every traditional Mac screen capture option without having to memorize complicated keyboard shortcuts. In this guide, we show you how it works, and how to use it to take screenshots, as quickly as possible, on your Mac. Let's get the fun started:
If you use a PC or a laptop with Windows 10, a Microsoft Surface tablet, or an Xbox One console, you have undoubtedly already met OneDrive. The same is true if you are using Office 365, and even if you use a smartphone with Android. Are you wondering what OneDrive is and what it does? Do you want to know what the benefits are when using OneDrive? Read this article, as it explains everything you need to know:
In Windows 10, the Start Menu lets you use it to arrange apps and shortcuts just like you want, so that you can quickly access the apps you use more often. In this article, we show you how to resize the tiles from your Start Menu, and we also explain what each tile size gets you, and how they differ. As you are going to see, resizing tiles in Windows 10 is not that complicated as it may seem when you start Windows 10 for the first time:
The folder term that is present in all modern operating systems was used for the first time more than 60 years ago in a computing device. Initially, folders were called directories. But, once graphical user interfaces became the norm, the term was replaced with folders. In the modern versions of Windows, folders are easy to use, and, at the same time, allow sophisticated operations for the power users. Let's find out together what a folder is and how to make use of them on your Windows computer:
Have you ever wondered what fonts are? What makes them special in the world of computers or what makes them unique from one another? Why are there some people claiming that writing a sentence in italic means that you are using a different font from when you write without using italics? Do you want to know more about fonts and where to find them in Windows or on the internet? In this guide, we try to answer all these questions and explain the different little things that, together, make a font and a font family. Let's get started:
When you are looking for something to make a document or presentation more interesting, the solution can sometimes be a new font. Although Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 come with a wide range of fonts, you can find websites that offer fonts, either free or for purchase, which can spruce things up a bit. After you download a font, you have to install it and, when you do not need it anymore, you may want to remove it or hide it. Therefore, in this article, we show how to install, remove or hide a font, in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1:
Step by step, Microsoft is going to phase out the Control Panel, and transfer all the settings to the Settings app. Windows 10 has introduced the management of fonts using the Settings app since the April 2018 update. The new version promises to be more user-friendly, even though it is a bit more limited. If you want to know how to view the fonts installed in Windows 10, how to install new fonts from the Microsoft Store, or remove fonts when you no longer need them, read this tutorial:
Most smartphones and tablets offer ways of finding out which apps drain their batteries. However, Windows devices did not have this feature in the past, and there was no easy way to discover which apps consumed the most power on our laptops or tablets. However, newer versions of Windows 10 have brought new features that change all that. Now, there are two ways in which you can find which apps consume your battery and thus help you improve your mobility. Here is how to see what app draw the most power and which of them drains your battery most.