Cortana Tips for Windows 10 Users

Cortana Tips for Windows 10 Users

Cortana is the virtual assistant built into Windows 10. She is extremely helpful! Today I’m giving you a few basic tips to get started using Cortana to make your Windows 10 experience even better. To use Cortana just look at your taskbar and click on the little circle. That is your computer’s search function and where Cortana lives. Now let’s make Cortana be able to listen to your commands and … Continue Reading →
Best Way to Get To Know Windows 10 – Super Easy Tutorial!

Best Way to Get To Know Windows 10 – Super Easy Tutorial!

If you have recently upgraded to Windows 10 (disclosure: I am part of the Microsoft Blogger team and receive perks as such but opinions are completely my own) I have a great resource for you to learn a little more about the new operating system and the new browser, Microsoft Edge. It is built right into the system for you even. I stumbled across this the other day and decided … Continue Reading →
Have You Upgraded for Free to Windows 10?

Have You Upgraded for Free to Windows 10?

You all know I am a true Microsoft fan (disclosure: I am also a #MicrosoftBlogger and receive certain perks as such, opinions are always my own) and so I am so excited about the new Windows 10 operating system. One of the best things about it… WINDOWS 10 IS FREE! Yep, you heard that right, Windows 10 is free! If you have a device with Windows 7 or Windows 8 … Continue Reading →
Exploring the Windows App Store [video tutorial]

Exploring the Windows App Store [video tutorial]

Today I did a quick video to walk you through the Windows App Store for those of you using Windows 8. It really is simple to use – I promise! Hopefully this video will help you understand it a little better. If you have more questions just leave a comment below. A reminder that I am a part of the Windows Champions team and receive perks because of that but … Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1 Changes, Tips, and Sweepstakes

Windows 8.1 Changes, Tips, and Sweepstakes

In case you missed it, the latest release of Windows 8 is now available – Windows 8.1  I wanted to share a bit about the update. A reminder that I am a part of the Windows Champions team and I do receive certain perks for this, but opinions are truly my own. One of the best ways for me to describe Windows 8.1 is that it is like a smartphone … Continue Reading →
Windows 8 Tutorial for Settings Charm

Windows 8 Tutorial for Settings Charm

For Tech Tuesday I thought I would try a quick video tutorial today. When I went on a trip for Microsoft recently we had bloggers who were very comfortable with Windows 8 and some new to it. Finding the settings for the various Windows 8 apps was something a few did not understand so I thought I would share how easy it is. If you still are unsure after watching … Continue Reading →
Windows 8 Tip – How to Close an App

Windows 8 Tip – How to Close an App

Since Windows 8 has all these cool apps that run you may have the need to fully close one of them. Generally, they are not using resources in the background, but some do. Also, just like other things occasionally you might have one get “stuck” and you need to close the app fully in Windows 8. TOUCH SCREEN If you are on a touch screen device running Windows 8, simply … Continue Reading →
Easy Steps To Protect Your Data Privacy

Easy Steps To Protect Your Data Privacy

There is a lot of talk about data privacy and protecting yourself online. It is a very important subject, but also a little difficult to understand with all the technical talk that is out there. On top of this, many of you (my readers) also like to enter giveaways which changes things a bit. For those of you just doing your own thing, you can secure things a bit more … Continue Reading →