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These are the best Android apps of 2018 nominated for a Google Play Award

There are millions of great apps on the Google Play Store, so it can be tough for apps to get noticed and pick up the traction they deserve. That's …

Netflix created a monster with its Cloverfield stunt, and Altered Carbon won’t be the last victim

This past weekend saw the release of a big, expensive, attention-getting science fiction spectacle on streaming service Netflix, one that had people …

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Netflix extension for Chrome is your shortcut to a ton of hidden categories

Though its offerings are now available in more than 130 countries worldwide, Netflix has a sea of hidden content underneath its main selection of categories – and now there’s a nifty plugin that gives you access to all of its invisible listings straight from your browser.<p>Available for free, Netflix …

Chrome Web Store

Top 10 Gmail Tips for Power Users

Everyone has a Gmail account. We’re all used to archiving, labeling, and marking bad senders as spam, but you probably still spend a lot of time in …

Productivity

20 Chromecast tips and tricks

Google's Chromecast is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to wirelessly throw content from your phone, tablet or computer onto your television. While it may not seem feature-packed on the surface, there are a lot of things a Chromecast can do that aren't immediately apparent.<p>Below you will …

Pickit teams up with Microsoft to replace Clipart | On MSFT

The days of Clipart being the butt of many software jokes may soon be coming to an end. Microsoft and Swedish aggregated image bank Pickit have …

Windows 10

Visual Studio Code 1.0 Release

Visual Studio Code releases 1.0.Read the full article

New Innovations for the Classroom with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

At Build, we announced the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Today, I’m excited to share additional features for educators and students, alongside other …

The DIY Guide to Being an SEO Expert - Small Business Trends

Imagine … generating hundred and thousands of hits to your website a day. Those hits turn into email subscribers, and people buying your …

Top 10 Ways You're Probably Using Email Wrong

Email is the technology tool everyone relies on and yet perhaps also hates (it’s the cockroach of the internet!). Love it or hate it, we could …

The Easiest Ways to Transform Your Instant Ramen into a Filling Meal

Instant ramen may be simple, easy, and the stuff college dorm dreams are made of, but with a few simple, easy upgrades, you can transform it into a …

How to Tweak Windows 10 and Fix Its Minor Annoyances

Windows 10 resolves a lot of the annoyances left over from Windows 8, but it also comes with a few of its own—little as most of them may be. Here’s …

Every Carrier's Confusing Phone-Buying Plans, Explained

The next time you go buy a new cellphone, things are going to look a lot different. The subsidized two-year contract is all but dead, and the …

Run Android apps on Windows 10 PC with AMIDuOS

Want to run your favorite Android apps on your Windows 10 desktop, laptop, tablet or 2-in-1 system? It's easy with AMIDuOS.<p>Want to run your favorite …

5 urgent questions about Windows 10 answered

It's about a month since Windows 10 launched and the early reviews are mostly positive. On my site, Komando.com, I've had readers report everything from smooth sailing to minor annoyances to serious problems that made them go back to Windows 7 or 8.1. With major new software that's to be …

Stop Windows 10 from automatically sharing your Wi-Fi with others

Windows 10

Windows 10: should privacy problems worry me?

Photograph: Microsoft<p>Windows 10: in terms of privacy it’s scarier than Windows 7, but not half as much as smartphones, CCTV or even supermarket reward cards …

Verizon abandons contracts: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

Verizon has made some big changes to how it sells wireless service. But that has also left a lot of questions.<p>On Friday, Verizon said it would eliminate its long-standing practice of signing customers up for long-term service contracts and offering subsidies to blunt the high cost of smartphones. …

How to customize the left side of the Windows 10 Start menu

I don’t know about you, but I didn’t realize how much I’d missed the Start menu until I moved from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 a few weeks ago (stop looking so smug Start8 users). It’s a fantastic feeling to have it back, and I really like the live tiles addition.One thing I can’t stand, however, is …

Windows 10: How to configure DPI scaling on a multi

Automatic DPI scaling per-monitor is now supported in Windows 10, and today we take a look at how it works and how you can configure multiple …

Screenshot Tour: The 29 New Universal Apps Included With Windows 10

Windows 10 isn’t just an improved desktop environment. It includes many “universal apps,” which often replace existing desktop apps. Unlike on …

Windows 10 has a $15 DVD player app that you shouldn't buy

Microsoft may have inadvertently made a good case for embracing movie downloads and streams. The company has released an official DVD Player app that lets you play old-school disc-based movies in Windows 10. Sounds convenient, right? It is, but there's one big problem: it's $15. Yes, if you got …

What Windows 10's "Privacy Nightmare" Settings Actually Do

Windows 10 has some handy new features, but if you believe the rest of the internet, it also comes with features that eviscerate any semblance of …

Windows 10

Windows 10 Vs Windows 8 Vs Windows 7: What's The Difference?

Windows 10 launched on July 29th and has already been downloaded over 14 million times. But why? Microsoft’s decision to make Windows 10 free plays a big part (especially given warnings to wait) but it is also just the tip of the iceberg.<p>So let’s weigh up the main differences between Windows 10, …