Turn On or Off Announce Words as Typed in Narrator

Turn On or Off Announce Words as Typed in Narrator

How to Turn On or Off Words as Typed in Narrator in Windows 10

As you may already know, Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. Starting in Windows 10 version 1903 it is possible to make Narrator announce words as you type them. Here is how to disable or enable this feature.

Add Device Idle Policy to Power Options in Windows 10

Add Device Idle Policy to Power Options in Windows 10

How to Add the Device idle policy option to Power Options in Windows 10

In Windows 10 you can add the "Device idle policy" option to the Power Options applet of the classic Control Panel. It determines whether conservation idle timeouts or performance idle timeouts are used for devices that are integrated with Windows kernel power manager device idle detection. It is a hidden option that is not visible by default.

Windows 7 Has Silently Received Telemetry Functionality with July 2019 Security Patch

Windows 7 Has Silently Received Telemetry Functionality with July 2019 Security Patch

Many users are concerned about Telemetry and Data Collection services that Microsoft bundles with Windows 10. Some users consider these features as a spying attempt and a reason to not move to Windows 10. Even if Microsoft claims that such big data is only used to improve the user experience, ultimately for the end user, being in control of any data collected is the top priority. After the release of Windows 10, Microsoft released updates for Windows 7 and Windows 8, which increase the data collected by adding more Telemetry entry points to these operating systems. 

Microsoft Allows More Users to Install Windows 10 Version 1903

Microsoft Allows More Users to Install Windows 10 Version 1903

As you may remember, Microsoft has postponed public rollout of Windows 10 version 1903 '19H1' on April 4, 2019. By shifting the release from April to May, the company has allotted more time for testing. Also, there was a number of conditions Microsoft has defined to prevent certain PCs from upgrade to the latest feature update.

Turn On or Off Announce Letters, Numbers, and Punctuation as Typed in Narrator

Turn On or Off Announce Letters, Numbers, and Punctuation as Typed in Narrator

How to Turn On or Off Announce Letters, Numbers, and Punctuation as Typed in Narrator in Windows 10

As you may already know, Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Narrator lets users with vision issues to use PC and complete common tasks. Starting in Windows 10 version 1903 it is possible to make Narrator announce Letters, Numbers, and Punctuation as you type them. Here is how to disable or enable this feature.

Disable Taskbar Badge for Your Phone App in Windows 10

Disable Taskbar Badge for Your Phone App in Windows 10

How to disable Taskbar Badge for Your Phone App in Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with a special app, Your Phone, that allows pairing your Android or iOS smartphone with your desktop computer and browse your phone data on the PC. Recent versions of Your Phone app show a notification toast for a message received on your paired Android phone. Also, the app adds a taskbar badge with a number of unread messages for the app button.

Disable Minimize On Use For Task Manager in Windows 10

Disable Minimize On Use For Task Manager in Windows 10

How to Disable Minimize On Use For Task Manager in Windows 10

Windows 8 and Windows 10 have a new Task Manager app. It looks completely different compared to Windows 7's Task Manager and has different features. It comes with a number of options that can be customized by the user, including the 'Minimize On Use' feature.

Windows 10 Build 18936 (20H1, Fast Ring)

Windows 10 Build 18936 (20H1, Fast Ring)

Microsoft is releasing a new build from the 20H1 development branch to insiders in the Fast ring. Build 18936 adds the ability to quickly create a new calendar event right from the taskbar, allows enabling passwordless sign-in for Microsoft accounts, and more.