2 Best Ways to Fix Windows 10 Battery Time Remaining Issues

Battery On any Windows-powered laptop (or tablet), clicking the battery icon in the taskbar menu or simply hovering your mouse on it should display a remaining usage estimate. That is, how long your laptop should last on battery power. If the battery section of your Windows laptop doesn’t display a ‘time remaining’ estimate, there’s a problem somewhere, … Read more2 Best Ways to Fix Windows 10 Battery Time Remaining Issues

8 Ways to Fix Win­dows Search Bar Is Miss­ing Issue

Windows 10 came with a lot of tweaks under the hood. One little feature was the search bar that was not available in previous versions. You had to open the Start menu to begin searching. Apparently, the Windows search bar is missing for some users on their computers. That could mean two things. Either the search bar … Read more8 Ways to Fix Win­dows Search Bar Is Miss­ing Issue

7 Ways to Reduce How Much Data Your Win­dows 10

A Windows 10 PC connected to the internet helps you get the best out of your computer. However, this comes at a cost as Windows 10 is naturally one heck of a data-demanding operating system. If you are using a limited or capped data plan to access the internet on your PC, you’d definitely want to monitor … Read more7 Ways to Reduce How Much Data Your Win­dows 10

Extending the Reach of Windows ML and DirectML

Windows ML has powered numerous Machine Learning (ML) experiences on Windows. Delivering reliable, high-performance results across the breadth of Windows hardware, Windows ML is designed to make ML deployment easier, allowing developers to focus on creating innovative applications. Windows ML is built upon ONNX Runtime to provide a simple, model-based, WinRT API optimized for Windows developers. This API … Read moreExtending the Reach of Windows ML and DirectML

What Is Credential Stuffing? (and How to Protect Yourself)

A total of 500 million Zoom accounts are for sale on the dark web thanks to “credential stuffing.” It’s a common way for criminals to break into accounts online. Here’s what that term actually means and how you can protect yourself. It Starts With Leaked Password Databases Attacks against online services are common. Criminals often exploit security … Read moreWhat Is Credential Stuffing? (and How to Protect Yourself)

Best Windows 10 laptops to update your retired Windows 7

Microsoft’s support for Windows 7 is officially over, so if you’re still running a PC on it, you’re doing it at your own risk. You can upgrade to Windows 10 and, if you’re currently running a licensed and activated copy of Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 Home or Pro, here’s how to do it for free. But, in my … Read moreBest Windows 10 laptops to update your retired Windows 7

How to Change Your Mouse Cursor Theme on Windows 10

Windows 10 lets you personalize the mouse cursor beyond changing the color and size or making it easier to see. You can customize the pointer theme or even download and install cursor schemes, just as you could on previous versions of Windows. Change the Default Cursor Scheme Windows has a few built-in cursor schemes that let … Read moreHow to Change Your Mouse Cursor Theme on Windows 10

Windows 10 hacks: 11 hidden tricks to master after you upgrade

Windows Microsoft doesn’t typically publicize its hidden features the way Apple does, which can make it more difficult to know how to get the most out of the machine you use day in and day out. Even learning how to upgrade to Windows 10 for free can be tricky. You’ll want to do this ASAP, by the … Read moreWindows 10 hacks: 11 hidden tricks to master after you upgrade

6 things you should know about backing up your PC

PC Not so long ago, there was one and only way to protect the precious data riding around in your laptop: Connect an external drive (or, if you were really fancy, a network drive), then perform a complete system backup. But is that really necessary anymore? It’s time to inject some modern thinking into the … Read more6 things you should know about backing up your PC