Category: better working

If you need to regularly access files and documents on your office or home network, you might find it a chore each day to find that network resource in File Explorer.  Did you know though that you can pin the drive within File Explorer though…

If you do a lot of scripting in Windows, either through the Command Prompt, Powershell, or are using Azure Cloud Shell, or Windows Subsystem for Linux, then you might be interested in Windows Terminal.  This is a Microsoft Store app available for Windows 10 that can…

It can be quite often on a PC when you need access to special characters such as foreign currency symbols, specialist mathematical characters, or common foreign language characters.  Traditionally in Windows you’ve had to open the Character Map app, find the right character, and in the…

If you use Windows 10 on a laptop you can configure and customise your trackpad to help you get more from it, and work in more of a way that makes you both comfortable and productive.  From Settings, open Devices and then Touchpad.  Here you will find options…

Microsoft have revamped the search facility in Windows 10 to make it much simpler to use.  You can search either from typing when the Start Menu is open, or by clicking in the search box, or the magnifying glass icon that sits next to the…

In one of those “Why hasn’t it done this since the very beginning” moments, it is now possible to always keep the Windows calendar on top of other apps, so that whatever app you’re in you’re always able to perform calculations.  I know, it’s such…

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 Office 365 account, and they can be minimized to a single panel on your screen. When…