All Articles by Mark Guim

The HoloLens Experience: Microsoft's developer introduction to the holographic headset

Starting this Thursday, developers who have been wanting to try HoloLens will have the chance to experience it for themselves at the Microsoft flagship store in New York. Microsoft is opening the first longer-term HoloLens Experience showcase for developers in a dedicated space at the store, and I got to preview it.

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How to take a screenshot of your monitor when using Continuum on the Lumia 950 or 950 XL

Taking a screenshot of an external monitor while using Continuum doesn't work how you might think. We all know how to take a screenshot with the Lumia 950 or 950 XL, right? You press the volume up and power buttons at the same time. It's a different action if you want to take a screenshot of the bigger monitor. We'll show you how.

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Tweak your tunes with the graphical sound equalizer in the Lumia 950 & 950 XL

The Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL offer a built in sound equalizer with 14 presets. If that's not enough, you can use the custom setting to satisfy your needs. We'll show you how to find the equalizer settings and what you can do with it.

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5 reasons Microsoft's Outlook on iOS is annoyingly better than Outlook on Windows 10 Mobile

I've used Outlook on iOS and it annoyed me that it's better than Outlook on Microsoft's own platform, Windows 10 Mobile. Shouldn't it be the other way around? I'll show 5 reasons Outlook for iOS is better than Outlook for Windows 10 Mobile.

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How to set up a kid-friendly Windows 10 device with a child account

You can share your Windows 10 PC with kids in your family and use the built-in Family features to ensure they have a safer experience. You can can view reports of your kids' online activity, limit how long and when they use their devices, and help make sure they don't see inappropriate websites, apps, or games. We'll show you how to set it up.

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How to use music control in Microsoft Band 2

Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced a couple of new features for the Microsoft Band 2. The update included music controls. Want to know how it works? Check out our how-to video.

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Kurio Smart review: The first Windows 2-in-1 tablet made for kids

If your child is looking to have their "first computer," then you should consider getting them the Kurio Smart. It's the first Windows 2-in-1 tablet made for kids, and it costs about $170. It runs Windows 10, but you'll still be able to determine what websites, apps, and games can use, and even also set time limits.

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6 accessories you should get for Continuum on the Lumia 950 & 950 XL

Continuum is a feature on the Lumia 950 and 950 XL that you might think is useless, but you'll probably change your mind after actually using it. Continuum lets you connect your Lumia 950 or 950 XL with a monitor, mouse and keyboard. We'll recommend some accessories to get you started.

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Uber app gets updated for Windows 10 Mobile with new layout

Uber has released the Windows 10 Mobile version of their popular livery app. The app is also still available for those on Windows Phone 8.1 as that too has some bug fixes with today's update.

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How to view emails from multiple accounts using Linked Inbox on Outlook Mail for Windows 10 Mobile

A linked inbox lets you view messages from multiple email accounts in one inbox in Outlook Mail. We'll show you how to set it up on your Windows 10 Mobile device like the Lumia 950 or 950 XL.

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How to save your car's location on Maps for Windows 10 Mobile

If you are a forgetful person, the Maps app for Windows 10 Mobile has a built-in feature that helps mark the location of your car to help you find it later on. I'll show you how it works.

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How to change the notification sounds in Lumia 950 & 950 XL

With more than one person in the office having multiple Windows 10 Mobile devices on their desk, it can get confusing which phone is sounding off a notification. Enough is enough, so I decided to finally change the default notification sounds. It's not very obvious in the Settings, so I'll show you how to do it.

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Turn your Xbox One into a PC with Continuum on the Lumia 950 or 950 XL!

For the best Continuum experience, we recommend the Microsoft Display Dock. While some people may be able to get it for free as part of a promotion with a purchase of the Lumia 950 or 950 XL, it'll cost $99 for many others. Before you go out and decide to buy one, you can see how Continuum works with something you might already have in your living room: the Xbox One!

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How to display full message & images in Outlook Mail for the Lumia 950, 950 XL, & Windows 10 Mobile

One thing that really annoyed me about Outlook for Windows 10 Mobile is that the emails did not fully show the messages and images. I'd have to click Download message and pictures at the bottom of the emails. I can understand how this can be great for many people trying to save bandwidth, but I want to see the whole message when I open an email. If you feel the same, I'll show you how to change that default behavior.

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6 ways to improve your experience with the People app on Windows 10 Mobile

The People app on Windows 10 Mobile can be really useful if you spend some time playing around with it and its settings. We'll show you 6 ways that can improve your experience.

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9 things you should know about shooting 4K video on the Lumia 950

I used the Lumia 950 to shoot some videos over the weekend while walking at the High Line in New York City. Without any fancy editing, I combined the clips so you can check the video and audio quality for yourself. Take a look at the 4K video and read some of the things I noticed while shooting.

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How to turn off the camera shutter sound on the Lumia 950 & 950 XL

When taking photos with the Lumia 950 and 950 XL, a fake shutter sound goes on. Sometimes, it can be loud and annoying, especially when you're trying to snap a picture discretely. We'll show you two ways to disable the sound.

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How to safely remove the microSD card on the Lumia 950 & 950 XL

The Lumia 950 and 950 XL both have microSD slots so you can have more room for storage. In fact, you can get a 200GB microSDXC card for the phones right now. You should know that simply pulling the microSD card out of your Lumia 950 or 950 XL isn't recommended. We'll show you the safer way.

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How to use the Gadgets app on the Lumia 950, 950 XL, & Windows 10 Mobile

The built-in Gadgets app on the Lumia 950 and 950 XL isn't the most exciting app available on Windows 10 Mobile, but it definitely deserves some attention. Our favorite Gadgets feature is the ability to automatically open apps when connecting a phone to accessories like headphones, or Bluetooth speakers.

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11 things you should do first with the Lumia 950 or 950 XL

So you just got your brand new Lumia 950 or Lumia 950 XL. We'll show you first 11 things you should do when setting it up, so you can have the best experience right away.

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