How to Sync Your Browser Data Across All Your Devices

How to Sync Your Browser Data Across All Your Devices

You probably use the same browser on multiple devices: your home computer, work computer, laptop, phone, tablet, and more. To make working across devices easier, major browsers all support syncing your data.

This lets you import your personalized setup on a new device without any manual work.

An Introduction to Windows Ink in Windows 10

An Introduction to Windows Ink in Windows 10

For a long time, the only viable way of interacting with a computer was using a mouse and keyboard. And while this is still quite popular, touchscreen machines have enabled new methods of input by stylus and fingers.

Windows 10 collects these features under the name Windows Ink.

How to Start Using Microsoft Flow’s Automated Workflows

How to Start Using Microsoft Flow’s Automated Workflows

Most people use several online apps and services in the course of their day. Wouldn't it be great if we could connect these to make them work better together?

Microsoft Flow, a tool from Microsoft, allows you to do just that. Read on for an introduction to Microsoft Flow and how it lets you created link services in amazing ways.

Why a Computer Warranty Is Important

Why a Computer Warranty Is Important

It might seem like computer warranties aren't worth the extra cost. You might figure that given the cost of a premium new machine, the chance of something going wrong is low. But every computer fails eventually---almost always at the least convenient moment.

Why We Should Embrace the Subscription Model

Why We Should Embrace the Subscription Model

Over the past decade, we've seen a shift in the payment model for software. For a long time, software was commonly offered for a one-time fee. But now, led by the rise of mobile applications, more software uses a subscription-based model.

While you might not initially think this is such a great idea, it has a lot of benefits to consider.

5 Default Windows 10 Apps Worth Trying

5 Default Windows 10 Apps Worth Trying

Starting with Windows 8, Microsoft added a new kind of program to Windows. Originally named "Modern Apps" (known as Store apps now), these share similarities with smartphone apps.

Not only are they touch-friendly for users with those devices, but they're often decidedly more simple than standard desktop programs.

The Value of Simplicity

The Value of Simplicity

Of all the traits we value in the modern world, simplicity might be one of the most important. It's a common idea that "less is more", but how much does simplicity really affect the products we use and the services we rely on?

As Leonardo da Vinci noted, simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

How to Make Screens Easier on Your Eyes at Night

How to Make Screens Easier on Your Eyes at Night

Thanks to the prevalence of smartphones and around-the-clock work hours for many, we're looking at screens more than ever. While smartphones and laptops let us accomplish a lot, looking at a bright screen at night isn't good for you.

The blue light that screens emit mimics the sun, which is fine during the day.

How to Use Focus Assist to Control Notifications in Windows 10

How to Use Focus Assist to Control Notifications in Windows 10

Do you find that your computer is too distracting? The barrage of notifications we receive on every device makes it hard to focus on one task.

This is why Windows 10 has a feature called Focus Assist (formerly Quiet Hours). We'll show you what it can do and other ways to take control of notifications on your PC.
What Is Focus Assist?
All sorts of apps can send you notifications in Windows 10. This includes your email client, apps you've installed, update prompts, and even notifications from websites.