Windows 10 – God Mode

The so called Windows 10 ‘God Mode’ isn’t quite what it sounds. In many operating systems God Mode usually bestows extra features or powers on a user that aren’t available to standard or even ‘Admin’ users but with this Windows 10 tweak it’s just a way to get to settings in one easy place. In […]

Windows 10 – Playing DVDs

Ever since they became popular around 1999  playing DVDs is something that’s vexed Windows users. Isn’t as easy as just having the correct hardware (DVD Drive). Over the many iterations of Windows since 1999 playing DVD’s natively seems to have been something that even Microsoft can’t decide upon themselves. Some versions of the O.S. such […]

Windows 10 – High Contrast Mode

As part of its accessibility features Windows 10 has a nifty ‘High Contrast Mode’ that can be used to tweak screen colours to aid readability for those with sight impairments. There are a couple of ways to activate and de-activate High Contrast Mode, one is simply an On / Off switch, and one also allows […]

Windows 10 – Battery Usage Report

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One of the most difficult things for any user of a laptop or tablet to manage is the devices battery. Whilst battery technology has improved dramatically over the years, they still have a finite life expectancy, and along with spinning hard rives are the most likely cause of laptop failure. Fortunately for mobile computing users […]

Windows 10 Settings App – An Overview

For those moving to Windows 10 from an older Operating System you may look for the Control Panel to makes changes and customisations but this has now moved to a new place called ‘The Settings App’. The Settings App is invoked in one of three main ways: Open the Windows menu by clicking the ‘Windows […]

Windows 10 – Connect To Wireless Network

Nearly everyone these days connects their computer (laptop or desktop) to the internet via a wireless network, especially in the home. Connecting to a wireless network is easy when you know how, but isn’t that obvious for those connecting for the first time. This rather short tutorial will show you how. Firstly make sure that your […]