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Windows has come with a Sticky Notes app since Vista, but it’s been expanded so that you can sync your notes across multiple PCs with a Microsoft Account or Azure AD account, and they can be minimized to a single panel on your screen. When…

When you’re working at your PC it can be a chore to plug it in to transfer photos form it, or to find it and pick it up to read and respond to text messages.  Windows now comes with an app called Your Phone which you…

Security is ever more important on our PCs, and Windows includes a feature called Application Guard that can make web browsing much more secure.  You can access this by opening Windows Security either by searching for it in the Start Menu, or by clicking the Shield icon…

If you ever wonder what your typing quality is like, especially if you use a touchscreen keyboard, Windows can tell you.  Open Settings and navigate to Devices, Typing and then Typing insights for a look inside the quality of the typing you can do. The setting isn’t as…

It’s very common for people to use the Cut, Copy and Paste (Clipboard) feature on their PC.  What is difficult though is copying something from one device to another.  Windows includes a Cloud Clipboard feature that allows you to do just that. It synchronises your clipboard…

Windows includes a Spatial Sound feature that can add an extra-immersive, surround feel to audio on your PC, especially when using headphones.  It’s very easy to use as well.  All you need to do to activate (or deactivate) it is to open Settings and then navigate…

Sometimes text on your PC screen can be difficult to read, but there’s a handy slider you can use to make everything, across all your apps, much easier to see and read.  To access this, open Settings then navigate to Ease of Access and in the Display settings you’ll…

I don’t think I’ve ever met anybody who doesn’t use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + X (Cut), Ctrl + C (Copy), and Ctrl + V (Paste) on their PCs, but one limitation is that you’ve only ever been able to store one thing in the Clipboard. There’s a…

Windows includes a Dark Mode that can be used throughout both the operating system and in compatible apps, and it’s very easy to use.  It’s activated by a simple button in Settings.  Open the Settings app and navigate to Personalisation and then Colours.  You will see a Choose your…

The Windows desktop Taskbar System Tray is much more useful than just some place where some of your apps put launch icons.  You can actually use these icons to get quick access to Windows settings and features, and to get live information from your installed apps. …