All Articles by Mark Guim

Hands-on with Messaging Skype and Skype Video Preview for Windows 10 Mobile

We've been playing with the unified Messaging Skype Preview app for Windows 10 Mobile that was leaked over the weekend. It integrates Skype messaging into the native text messaging app on Windows 10 Mobile. The download also installs a second app called Skype Video Preview that lets users call directly with video. Watch our hands-on video to see it in action.

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Re-watch Microsoft's presentation at the Apple 'Hey Siri' event

Did Microsoft really go on stage during the Apple event? Yes, they did! Apple's Senior Vice President of Marketing Phil Schiller said, "It'd be great to have a developer come and show us what's possible with professional productivity. And who to know better about productivity than Microsoft?" Re-watch the presentation here!

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How to change the PIN in Windows 10

You can use a PIN code in Windows 10 to sign-in to your PC, Store, and other services. If, for some reason, you need to change your PIN, it is really simple. We'll show you how.

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Hands-on with Twitter's latest update (version 4.1) for Windows 10

The Twitter application for Windows 10 was updated recently to version 4.1 and I'm very happy with the new features. One new feature that stands out is the ability to quote tweets. There are other new features as well. Watch our hands-on video!

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Events for Me: Third-party EventBrite app for Windows Phone gets revamped

I just moved to Boston and I've been exploring around the area, looking for things to do and places to see. One service that's especially helpful is Eventbrite). It lets you browse and join events. There isn't an official Eventbrite app for Windows Phone, but third-party app Events for Me does a great job.

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Hands-on with Microsoft Snip Beta

Microsoft has released a screen capture tool earlier today called Snip beta. Think of it as an upgraded version of the built-in Snipping Tool in Windows 10. It lets you take screenshots and add drawings or annotations. See it in action on the Surface 3.

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How to search for files in Windows 10 with Cortana

A quick way to get to your files in your Windows 10 PC is by using Cortana's search feature. Cortana can search your PC and the web from the taskbar to find help, apps, files, and settings. We'll show you how.

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How to automatically post your Instagram photos as Twitter photos

I love sharing photos on Instagram, and 300 million other users feel the same, but I don't like the fact that my Twitter followers can't preview the image directly from my timeline. Instagram has disabled photo integration with Twitter, but there's a workaround.

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How to view and delete browser history in Microsoft Edge

Forgot the site you were looking at yesterday? Don't worry; Microsoft Edge remembers your browsing history. We'll show you how to view your history and how to delete them after visiting some questionable sites.

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How to install apps from the Windows Store in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with built-in apps that can help you socialize, stay in touch, share and view documents, organize photos, listen to music, and more, but you can find even more apps in the Windows Store. If you're new to Windows 10, we'll show you how to install apps from the Windows Store.

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Hands-on with the public beta of Cortana on Android

Cortana for Android was released as a public beta earlier today. I installed it on the LG G4 to see how it works. Is it better on Android compared to Windows Phone? Go watch our hands-on video to find out.

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How to get better restaurant recommendations from Cortana in Windows 10

Cortana can recommend restaurants in your area. You can get better results if you let her know some of your preferences. We'll show you how to do this.

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How to add or delete a payment method from the Store in Windows 10

While there are several free apps and games at the Windows Store, eventually you're going to want to buy something. When you buy an app, game, movie, music, or TV show from the Windows Store, you'll need to add a payment method to your account. We'll show you how.

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Non-Lumia Windows Phone 8.1 devices can now install Lumia Camera, but it's missing the best feature

If your Windows Phone 8.1 device isn't a Lumia, it seems you can now install the Lumia Camera app. However, there's one catch. It's missing Rich Capture.

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Oh snap! 3 other ways to arrange multiple windows in Windows 10

When you have multiple apps open in Windows 10, a great way to re-arrange them on your desktop is by using Snap. However, did you know there are three other ways to arrange them in your desktop? We'll show you.

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How to temporarily prevent a Windows or driver update in Windows 10

We showed you how easy it was to to defer Windows 10 updates, however, it was limited to some editions of Windows 10. There is another method that even users with Windows 10 Home edition can utilize. You won't need to spend money to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.

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How to defer Windows 10 updates

While many enthusiasts go celebrate every time an update comes out for Windows 10, there's a group of people and businesses who would rather wait. We'll show you how to defer upgrades in Windows 10.

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How to select which system icons appear in the Windows 10 taskbar

Let's talk about those icons towards the right within the taskbar. Those are system icons and you can choose which icons can stay or go. We'll show you how to select which system icons appear in the Windows 10 taskbar.

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How to pin apps to the taskbar in Windows 10

If you have a few apps that you frequently use and want to open right away from the desktop, we recommend pinning them to the taskbar. It's very easy. We'll show you how to do it.

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How to send an email with Cortana on Windows 10

Cortana, your personal assistant on Windows 10, can help you send an email without opening the Email app or even touching the keyboard. Check out our quick how-to video with the Surface Pro 3.

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