Posts in Windows 10 Tips

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Windows 10 Tip: New Windows light theme

By Athima Chansanchai

Editor’s note: We’re back with the summer batch of weekly Windows 10 tips posts, which highlight some of the many helpful features that come with the Windows 10 May 2019 We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make your… Read more

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Windows 10 Tip: Start, simplified

By Athima Chansanchai

Editor’s note: We’re back with the summer batch of weekly Windows 10 tips posts, which highlight some of the many helpful features that come with the Windows 10 May 2019 We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to make your… Read more

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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: Snip & Sketch

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know easy snipping is just a single step away, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?   Since it’s available in the Microsoft Store, Snip & Sketch (originally introduced as part of the Windows Ink Workspace under the name “Screen Sketch”) can update faster… 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: Grammar tools

By Athima Chansanchai

Did you know you can identify parts of speech with different colors, thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update?   Microsoft Edge is the only browser with Microsoft Learning Tools built-in that help improve reading and    Now you can separate words into… 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