Category: better working

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…

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…

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 10 comes with a great many fonts (otherwise known as typefaces) installed and you can use these to enhance your documents and presentations.  Knowing what fonts you have installed and what they look like though can be difficult.  In Windows 10 you can open Settings…

If you are using Windows 10 on a tablet or convertible tablet device such as the Microsoft Surface Pro or the Lenovo Yoga then you will want to use your PC as a tablet from time to time.  When you first get your device and…

Windows 10 is packed with small tools and utilities that can help you become more productive, and one of these is the clock and calendar.  When you click the clock, which can be found on the right side of the desktop Taskbar, the clock and…

The Quick Action buttons in Windows 10 sit at the bottom of the Action Centre, opened by clicking the Speech bubble icon to the far right of the Taskbar.  There are four visible initially, though clicking the Expand link will display more buttons. You can quickly click…