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.
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.
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.
According Microsoft, their Chromium-based Edge browser is now ready for enterprise testing. IT pros can start deploying the newest browser now.
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.
Yet another new feature made its appearance in the Dev branch of Microsoft Edge. Starting in Dev build 22.214.171.124, the ability to open web sites in Internet Explorer mode is finally working properly.
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.
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.
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.
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.