VLC for Windows Phone updated as a public beta, should work with Windows 10 Mobile

Finally, people can enjoy the ability to play any type of video they want on their Windows Phone with Windows 10 Mobile!  VLC has released a beta app for Microsoft's new OS that works on mobile as well.  There may be some bugs to work out but at least we can thank VLC for their continued efforts with VLC Media Player over the years... Please keep making our video watching experience even better VLC! Read more about VLC for Windows [...]

Control your Android from Windows 10

Would you even want to control your Android phone or tablet from your computer? The better scenario might be to consider a Windows Phone which automatically works just like your Windows Machine!  There are technicalities due to different OS', but technicalities aside, or at least with different technicalities, you can sort of control your Android device with Cortana in Windows 10... Fun or useless? You decide! Learn how to Control your Android from Windows 10

The Latest Cortana Beta App Lets Users Replace The Google Now ‘Swipe Up’ Gesture

Personally, I've never tested Siri on iPhones and have mostly disliked Google Now up until recently due to it only responding in a few special places that I have to be in on my Android Phone in order for it to be useful.  Now comes Cortana, Microsofts virtual assistant whom is getting better at responding by the week and is integrated into the desktop so that it just works no matter what you are doing!  Microsoft has now brought [...]

Microsoft is rolling out Uber, PayPal and Evernote add-ins for Outlook

Microsoft is enhancing everything these days in order to catch up with the internet and everybody else!  Go Microsoft... you might just take back the world... err, the technology race!  But jokes aside, these integrations will certainly make life easier and allow even Cortana to more easily perform tasks for us with a quick "Hey Cortana..." Read the full article for more impressive integrations here: Microsoft is rolling out Uber, PayPal and Evernote add-ins for Outlook

How to kill Wi-Fi Sense password sharing in Windows 10

Do you think it is wise to share your password?  What is the reason you put a password on something? No, and to keep unwanted people out of course!  This new feature in Windows 10, where when you connect to a Wi-Fi network you are given the opportunity to share this network with friends and consequently an encrypted version of the Wi-Fi password as well. Wi-Fi Sense is not so big a deal, in general, except maybe you don't [...]

Microsoft releases its light version of Windows 10 for the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is here and it is here to stay!  Microsoft is making sure Windows 10 is on everything by releasing a version of its latest operating system for use on all Internet-connected devices.  This is a great thing for Microsoft and for the world at large and is a welcome change to what has been a fragmented technology over the last 2 decades.  All of our devices will be able to more easily communicate with [...]

Microsoft Edge will shortly support Google’s open-source WebM video format

Microsoft, although usually playing the catchup game is definitely making sure that this time, it catches up for good by integrating all the good things into Windows 10 and the Edge browser!  How long do you think it will be before Microsoft allows Android Apps, IOS Apps and Chrome Extensions in Windows 10 and Edge? Read more about WebM integration into Microsoft Edge here: Microsoft Edge to Support Google's Open Source WebM Video Format

Microsoft Snip finally brings a better way to screenshot on Windows

Ever wished you had software built into Windows that you didn't have to pay an exorbitant amount of money for and would allow you to take awesome screenshots?  Well, Windows 10 now has a way... called Microsoft Snip.  Works great and works on mobile as well. Give it a try or read more about Microsoft Snip here: Microsoft Snip, A Better Way To Screenshot in Windows 10

One more major Windows 10 hassle: Upgrading your computer might mess with your free Windows 10 activation

Thinking about upgrading the hardware in your MacBook, PC or Laptop?  If so, you may have to find a way to reactivate your Windows 10 license if it decides that the hardware change is too much beyond the initial Windows 10 installation configuration.  There is a way to deal with this problem, but it can be a pain to deal with.  If you get Windows 10 activation errors then it is a good time to contact a professional. Golden Ratio [...]