Tag Archive: Windows


Why a Chromebook still cannot replace my Windows laptop

When Chromebooks were first released I scoffed. As a content creator, there was no way a machine that was little more than a browser could replace my everyday computer. However, over the years there have been some changes. Both in the area of Chromebooks and in my personal usage.

For starters, I no longer do any video editing. This, as readers may know, requires massive amounts of storage space, high-end specs, and specialized software. Secondly, Chromebooks have evolved and now  [Read More…]

Learn to kick ass at Windows Server and CompTIA with this $49 bundle

CompTIA is the voice of the world’s information technology (IT) industry. As a non-profit trade association, it advances the global interests of IT professionals and IT channel organizations. Moreover, it enables them to be more successful with industry-leading IT certifications and IT business credentials, IT education, resources. and the ability to connect with like-minded, leading IT industry experts.

That’s a lot of words to say “It’s the way to do IT”.

Great, lucrative, and family-sustaining IT jobs are out there, but  [Read More…]

Why Samsung Galaxy phones are a great fit for former Windows Phone fans

Having tried a range of Android hardware since the death of Windows Phone, the Samsung Galaxy line is where I feel closest to home.

The Samsung Galaxy range includes some of the best and most popular Android hardware, and it has for a long time. However, competition is heating up. From OnePlus’s “affordable” flagship phones to advancing tech from Huawei and Google’s Pixel line, Samsung’s Galaxy phones are far from your only option nowadays. However, as a  [Read More…]

How to make your Android phone look like a Windows phone

While many Microsoft services are available on Android and iOS, the look and feel of Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile is missed by many users. While there’s no way to make an exact replicate of the now-dead mobile operating system, you can make your Android phone look like a Windows Phone in a few different ways.

Products used in this guide Nova Launcher Prime ($ 5) Nova Launcher (Free) KLWP Pro ($ 5) KLWP Live Wallpaper Maker  [Read More…]

Microsoft To-Do beta adds file attachments on iOS, Android, and Windows

Your prayers have been answered.

Microsoft this week has pushed out an update for To-Do beta testers, bringing the highly requested ability to attach files to your tasks. The features is available with the latest updates to the Microsoft To-Do preview on iOS and Android, along with Insiders on Windows 10.

The highlight feature allows you to attach any file or photo to a task, up to 25MB in size. The only limitation, for now at least,  [Read More…]

This is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx made exclusivesly for Windows 10

The most ‘extreme’ Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm is coming, and it’s only for Windows 10.

Qualcomm is doubling down on Windows 10 and its commitment to the always-connected PC (ACPC). At its Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii, the company announced the forthcoming Snapdragon 8cx, an all-new seven-nanometer (nm) processor that is the first of its kind and built for Windows 10 PCs only.

The new premium-tier processor should launch in the third quarter of 2019, according to Qualcomm.  [Read More…]

Ockel Sirius B: Put a Windows 10 computer in your pocket for $249

As much as we love Android and its continually expanding capabilities, sometimes we need a different platform to serve our needs. If you’re a student or work in an enterprise environment, chances are you high that you rely on Windows 10 or Office for your needs.

Visit the AndroidGuys Deals Store right now and you’ll find we have a miniature computer that fits inside of your pocket. Powered by Windows 10, it features an HDMI output, two USB ports, a  [Read More…]

Microsoft Launcher gets big 5.0 update with Windows Timeline support

It’s Time for Timeline.

Microsoft Launcher’s big update to version 5.0 is now rolling out to everyone on Android, coming a little over a month after first launching for beta testers. This update brings several added tweaks and features, but the biggest addition by far is Windows Timeline integration.

Timeline support has been a long time coming, with Microsoft promising its eventual release earlier this year. Now, when you’re signed into the same Microsoft account on your  [Read More…]

Can Your Phone on Windows 10 keep your phone in your pocket?

Microsoft is trying to connect all of your devices, and Your Phone is the next big step.

Microsoft has been pushing the mobility of experiences across devices for years and the vision is finally coming to fruition. Your Phone allows you to send SMS messages on your PC and view your Android phone’s recent photos by connecting your phone and PC.

It’s the next major step in being able to do all of your work through your  [Read More…]

Microsoft brings Android app mirroring to Windows 10

Mirroring or accessing your Android phone’s screen is on your computer is nothing new. There have been ways to do this in the past with other apps on Windows. However, Microsoft is about to make this process a lot easier by building it directly into Windows 10.

Beginning with the October update you will be able to use the Your Phone app to sync your Android phone with your Windows 10 computer. This comes after Microsoft was forced to ultimately  [Read More…]