Create Shortcut to Open Any Settings Page in Windows 10

Create Shortcut to Open Any Settings Page in Windows 10

The Settings app in Windows 10 replaces the classic Control Panel. It consists of many pages and inherits a lot of classic settings. Almost every Settings page has its own URI, which stands for Uniform Resource Identifier. This allows you to open any Settings page directly with a special command. You can use this ability to create a shortcut for any page of Settings. Here is how.

How to Set Time Zone in Windows 10

How to Set Time Zone in Windows 10

Windows 10 supports setting a time zone for the PC clock. The time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for commercial areas close to them to follow the same time. During installation, the OS asks for the time zone. Here is how to see the current time zone and change it if required in Windows 10.

How to Use Dictation with Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

How to Use Dictation with Touch Keyboard in Windows 10

Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for computers and tablets with a touch screen. When you touch any text field on your tablet, the touch keyboard appears on the screen. If you don't have a touch screen, you can still launch it. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, also known by its code name "Redstone 3", is the next major update to Windows 10. It is in active development as of this writing. It comes with an updated touch keyboard app which supports dictation on Desktop.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone updated with new UI features

WhatsApp for Windows Phone updated with new UI features

WhatsApp for Windows Phones is still an old app built originally for Windows Phone 8, which means it's a Silverlight app and may be discontinued in the next Windows 10 Mobile release. However this fact isn't stopping the devs from bringing more features to the current version of the app. A few days ago, WhatsApp for Windows Phone received another update, version 2.17.204.0, which brings some additions that were in testing in the beta version of the app.

Vivaldi 1.11: Reader Mode with new options

Vivaldi 1.11: Reader Mode with new options

Once Vivaldi 1.10 was released to the stable branch, the next version of the browser reached the developer branch. A new snapshot of the upcoming version 1.11, introduces a number of improvements for the Reader mode. Let's review them.

How to Backup and Restore Scheduled Tasks in Windows 10

How to Backup and Restore Scheduled Tasks in Windows 10

In this article, we will see how to backup and restore the tasks you have created in Task Scheduler. This will allow you to restore them quickly after reinstalling the operating system. You can also copy them to another PC by doing a backup first. There are several ways to do this, which we will review.

Configure Multi-Finger Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

Configure Multi-Finger Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

Starting with Creators Update version 1703, Windows 10 allows you to configure multi-finger gestures for Precision Touchpads. If you are the lucky owner of a device with such a touchpad, here is how you can tweak the multi-touch gestures for it.

Windows 10 Mobile will stay in feature2 branch, no new features planned

Windows 10 Mobile will stay in feature2 branch, no new features planned

After once again separating Windows 10 Mobile development from the main development branch of Windows 10, Microsoft hasn't clearly stated its future plans for the mobile OS, leaving most of its users concerned. During the Windows Insider monthly webcast on Microsoft Mixer, company employees shared a bit of information about current plans for the platform.

Disable Updates Are Available Popup In Windows 10

Disable Updates Are Available Popup In Windows 10

When updates are available, Windows 10 sometimes shows a big fullscreen popup with the "Get updates" button. The bad thing about this popup is that it locks all input. You cannot switch to other apps and you cannot even use the Alt+Tab until you click the Get Updates button. This is very annoying. Here is how you can get rid of the "Updates are available" popup in Windows 10.