Windows 10 is focused more on applications, especially gaming apps. With the integration of Xbox into Windows 10, Microsoft now pushes PC gaming to a whole new level. Windows also offers a convenient way to record your games so that you can easily capture your gaming adventures and share them with the world. The Game […]
From Windows 10, Microsoft has changed the expanded taskbar clock from the analog style to a more modern one which matches the system theme. If you do not like the change and prefer to use the previous style that had been there for years, follow the steps in this tutorial.
Enhancing the colors captured in digital photography is easy with the Windows 10 built-in Photos app. Photos has four color editing tools which give you a considerable amount of control over the coloring of your photos. Continue reading to learn more about how to use them.
Do you want to trim your awkward laugh out of the beginning or end of an otherwise great video or pull out short highlights from a filmed sporting event? The Windows 10 built-in Photos app has a video clip trimming tool that is easy to use and is perfect for this basic editing.
By default, Windows will check for, download, and install necessary update files during the automatic maintenance process. Since everything happens automatically, unwanted updates may be installed without your consent. In many cases, the update may crash the whole system or cause incompatible software issues that have never happened before. To prevent these situations, you can […]
Do you have pictures of neat, straight buildings that look like the Leaning Tower of Pisa? How about a group picture where the ground and people look like they are tilted 10° to the right? Holding your camera perfectly level can be difficult if you do not have a tripod. Fortunately, the Windows 10 Photos app comes […]
Most lighting edits in digital photography are done by adjusting the brightness (overall light/dark across all pixels in the image) and the contrast (simultaneously making the whites whiter and blacks blacker). Read my article on using the Brightness and Contrast tools in Windows 10 here. If you want finer control over your images lighting, read on. Highlights and Shadows allow […]
By default, Windows 10 wakes up your computer automatically at 2 AM to do its daily system maintenance. This maintenance includes tasks like software updates, system diagnostics, and security scanning. While daily maintenance is neccessary to keep your computer running smoothly, your computer waking up at night can be annoying, especially if it makes a lot […]
You can spend hours fiddling with color and lighting settings, or you can use the built-in Enhance and Filter tools in Windows 10 to tweak your photos with a few mouse clicks. You have less control over the final image when you let Photos do the fine-tuning for you, but it sure is a quick and […]
Sometimes photos turn out either too bright or too dark due to the camera’s exposure settings. With digital photography, these photo errors can be corrected after the fact using editing software like the Windows 10 built-in Photos app. There are two main settings to tweak when dealing with overexposed and underexposed pictures: brightness and contrast. […]