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4 handy Cortana commands for you

October 29th, 2018 Imagine IT 10, 2018oct29_windows_a, activated, assistant, commands, cortana, microsoft, personal, voice, windows 10, 2018oct29_windows_a, activated, assistant, commands, cortana, microsoft, personal, voice, windows

You’ll find Cortana, Microsoft's voice-activated personal assistant, extremely helpful for daily tasks, like rescheduling meetings, drafting an email, or dealing with several other time-consuming work. Learn how to use the following Cortana commands to make life so much easier for you.

Fix these five problems in Windows 10 now

October 19th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018october19windows_a, common issues, fix, windows, windows 10, windows support, windows upgrade 2018october19windows_a, common issues, fix, windows, windows 10, windows support, windows upgrade

Although Windows 10 is packed with wonderful new features, it’s far from perfect. Users have complained about storage, connectivity, and update issues, among other things. If you’ve encountered any of these issues, no need to panic. We have listed down five simple fixes to the most common Windows 10 problems.

Cool new Windows 10 features are coming!

September 26th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september26windows_a, clipboard, cortana, dark mode, october 2018 update, phone, redstone 5, security, swiftkey, windows, windows 10 2018september26windows_a, clipboard, cortana, dark mode, october 2018 update, phone, redstone 5, security, swiftkey, windows, windows 10

Windows 10 is developed as a service, and regularly receives patches and bug fixes. It also gets feature updates at least twice a year, and 2018 is no different. This October, Microsoft unveiled the October 2018 update, also known as Redstone 5, which comes with some amazing new features.

3 Tips on managing Windows 10 notifications

September 11th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018september11windows_a, action center, desktop alerts, microsoft, notifications, os customizations, windows, windows 10 2018september11windows_a, action center, desktop alerts, microsoft, notifications, os customizations, windows, windows 10

Microsoft has equipped Windows 10 users with a comprehensive set of tools to get their action center settings under control. Unfortunately, most desktops come with an abundance of software and features that result in more notifications. If you’ve reached the point of oversaturation, these three tips can help you better manage your action center.

7 Ways to personalize your Windows 10

August 24th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august24windows_a, customization, microsoft, personalization, preferences, settings, virtual desktops, windows, windows 10 2018august24windows_a, customization, microsoft, personalization, preferences, settings, virtual desktops, windows, windows 10

Whether you want to have a darker color scheme, run several apps at the same time, or display multiple desktops, Windows 10 gives you many options to personalize your PC. And while some customization options are less obvious than others, it is worth the effort to get your Windows 10 to look and function the way you want it to. Here are a few...

4 tips to speed up your Windows 10 computer for free

August 8th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018august8windows_c, application, disk cleaner, microsoft, operating system, speed, tips, windows, windows 10 2018august8windows_c, application, disk cleaner, microsoft, operating system, speed, tips, windows, windows 10

If your Windows 10 computer is starting to slow down after some time, there are ways to make it run faster without breaking the bank. The following tips will improve your computer’s performance without the need for more hardware.

Privacy protection tips for Windows 10

July 24th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july24windows_a, data privacy, data protection, microsoft, operating system, windows, windows 10 2018july24windows_a, data privacy, data protection, microsoft, operating system, windows, windows 10

Speculation has been circulating that Windows 10 gathers more info than it should. Whether or not you think privacy lines have been breached, here are some tips to protect your privacy in a matter of clicks.

Microsoft expands Bing’s Visual Search

July 6th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018july6windows_a, ai, android, bing, edge, ios, microsoft, search engines, visual search, windows 2018july6windows_a, ai, android, bing, edge, ios, microsoft, search engines, visual search, windows

How many times have you wanted to search the internet for something you didn’t know the name of? It’s a common problem that Microsoft helps solve with AI features included in its search engine, Bing. Visual Search allows users to replace text queries with images for more nuanced results and it’s now available on your smartphone.

The new features in Windows 10 Redstone 5

June 21st, 2018 Imagine IT 2018june_windows_a, redstone 5, windows, windows 10 2018june_windows_a, redstone 5, windows, windows 10

Hot on the heels of the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, also known as Redstone 4, is the highly anticipated release of Redstone 5. While no official launch date has been announced, word is that it will drop around the final quarter of 2018. What can we expect from this latest major update?

Chrome to mark HTTP as 'not secure'

June 14th, 2018 Imagine IT 2018june14webandcloud_a, android, browsers, chrome, encryption, google, http, https, isp, let’s encrypt, lighthouse, mac, Security, security, Web & Cloud, windows 2018june14webandcloud_a, android, browsers, chrome, encryption, google, http, https, isp, let’s encrypt, lighthouse, mac, Security, security, Web & Cloud, windows

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as "not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes.