Posts in Windows 10 October 2018 Update

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Windows 10 Tip: Microsoft Edge PDF improvements

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know you can hover over the top of a PDF in Microsoft Edge to see the PDF toolbar, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update? The toolbar, available whenever a PDF document is opened in Microsoft Edge,… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: See your top sites in the Jump List

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know you can now see your top sites in the Jump List on the Windows taskbar or Start menu, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update? Just right-click the Microsoft Edge icon to see a list of… Read more

Windows 10 Tip: Searching within the Calendar app

By Athima Chansanchai

Have you ever needed to look up something on your calendar – like when your boss is going to be on vacation, or when an important meeting is coming up? Now you can, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018   You… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: What’s new in Skype for Windows 10 PCs

By Athima Chansanchai

If it’s been a minute since you’ve used Skype, there are several new features that have come out since the Windows 10 October 2018 Update: background blurring, OneDrive integration and live captions and   Background blur  Did you ever video chat on Skype and the person you’re talking… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: Dark theme in File Explorer

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know you can change File Explorer to a theme that’s easier on the eyes, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?   As the Windows Insider blog explains, “Adding a dark theme to File Explorer has long been a top Insider… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: Improve focus as you read web articles

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know you can help improve focus while reading web articles by highlighting sets of one, three or five lines, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?   Microsoft Edge is the only browser with Microsoft Learning Tools built-in that help improve reading… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: 3D embedded animations

By Athima Chansanchai

Thinking about ways to make your PowerPoint presentation stand out? How about adding 3D embedded animations? Thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, you You can now insert 3D models with built-in animations to your PowerPoint and Word These… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: Timeline for phone

By Athima Chansanchai

Since April, you’ve had Timeline on your Windows 10 It aims to end the frustration we’ve all encountered digging through emails and file folders for a document we just can’t Timeline makes it way easier to find what matters to you across… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: SwiftKey

By Athima Chansanchai

With the Windows 10 October 2018 Update comes SwiftKey  Available on both Android and iOS, SwiftKey delivers more accurate autocorrections and predictions by adapting to your writing style – including the words, phrases and emoji that matter to Starting with… Read more