Christmas is next week, and for some people, that means a fight to the finish with technology. It used to be we only had to remember to buy batteries for the shiny new presents, but things are a little trickier these days. Read on to learn how to spend less time struggling and more time enjoying your holiday.
If you have brand loyalty or brand aversion, you can probably skip to the middle of this article. If not, my advice is to *start* with the specs that are right for you and *end* by selecting the computer that works, regardless of brand.
This week: More on reminders, more on Tablet Mode, and more on Photos and movies. Thanks for your feedback! You all rock!
If you are a fan of ReminderFox, I have some bad news for you. Also, how do you know where your packages are?
There is such a thing as too much information in Windows 10. Also, the new version of Firefox is here.
Windows 10 has some interesting things going on. I’ve been telling people about the File Explorer ribbon for awhile now, but the update to the Photos app was news to me.
There’s a lot to like in Windows 10, but some days it’s hard to find what I’m looking for, especially a setting. I think eventually Microsoft will to do away with Control Panel completely and dump everything into the Settings app instead. In the meantime, it’s a little like living out of a suitcase: stuff is scattered around everywhere.
The Fall Creators Update takes your computer to version 1709 of Windows 10. This upgrade is roughly equivalent to what we used to call a “service pack” in older versions of Windows. It makes changes to your system files, and it takes a long time. It’s good to be ready.
Love it or hate it, email seems to be here to stay.
Sometimes you get lucky and solve problems. Sometimes you can plan to avoid them. Fix that upside-down screen, pin your often-used folders to the Start Menu, and avoid an Office catastrophe.