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How to flip or rotate the screen on a Windows computer to fit your display

Windows supports many kinds of displays, so there’s a feature that lets you rotate or flip the screen on Windows in any of four directions. To flip or rotate the screen, you can open Display Settings by right-clicking on the Windows desktop. The Display Setting’s orientation menu lets you flip […]
How to flip or rotate the screen on a Windows computer to fit your display
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How to connect any Bluetooth headphones to your Windows-based PC

If your computer is equipped with Bluetooth(and these days, most are), then you can connect Bluetooth headphones to your PC in the same way you use them with your smartphone. You can connect your headphones to the PC using the Devices section of the Settings app on your PC. Some […]
How to connect any Bluetooth headphones to your Windows-based PC
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How to connect AirPods to your Windows PC in a few quick steps

AirPods are made for the iPhone and iPad, but you can also connect AirPods to other devices, including your PC. To pair your AirPods with a PC, open the case and press the button on the back for several seconds. You can then connect the AirPods the same way you’d […]
How to connect AirPods to your Windows PC in a few quick steps
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How to check which version of Windows your computer is running

If you need to check your version of Windows, you can find out by typing “winver” in the Start menu search box. Depending upon which version of Windows you have, you might also be able to open a window that displays additional information. This information is important if you have […]
How to check which version of Windows your computer is running
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How to zip and unzip files on a Windows 10 computer using built-in tools

Zipping is a popular method for compressing files, and you can zip and unzip files on Windows 10 in several ways without installing any additional software. You can zip files by using Windows’ right-click menu to “send” them to a zipped folder. You can unzip quickly by double-clicking the zip […]
How to zip and unzip files on a Windows 10 computer using built-in tools
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A Windows bug is so bad that even the NSA is urging PC users to update

A vulnerability in older versions of the Windows operating system is so bad that even the National Security Agency has chimed in alongside Microsoft to encourage users to download an update containing a fix. The vulnerability could lead to malware similar to the “WannaCry”ransomware from 2017 that prevented users from […]
A Windows bug is so bad that even the NSA is urging PC users to update
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Microsoft hasn’t said a word so far about Huawei’s ban in the US, but it removed Huawei laptops from its stores

Huawei’sMateBook laptops were removed from Microsoft’s online store last weekend. Microsoft hasn’t made any sort of official comment, but it’s likely a response to the US government’s ban on Huawei from doing business with US companies unless they receive government permission. Huawei’s laptops all run on the Microsoft Windows operating […]
Microsoft hasn’t said a word so far about Huawei’s ban in the US, but it removed Huawei laptops from its stores
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Satya Nadella says that even with the company’s massive success and $1 trillion market cap, Microsoft employees have a bad habit of ‘not being able to push ourselves’

Microsoft passed Apple in market valuation recently, and is now the most valuable company in the United States at over $US1 trillion. But even after reaching unprecedented financial heights, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella isn’t kicking his heels up and relaxing. “At Microsoft we have this very bad habit of not […]
Satya Nadella says that even with the company’s massive success and $1 trillion market cap, Microsoft employees have a bad habit of ‘not being able to push ourselves’
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Classic Windows program Microsoft Paint to remain part of Windows 10

Microsoft’s classic program Microsoft Paint will remain part of Windows 10. The app was being “deprecated” from Windows 10 – available as a free download, but not included with Windows. That decision has now been reversed. A version of Microsoft Paint has been included in every version of Windows since […]
Classic Windows program Microsoft Paint to remain part of Windows 10
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14 problems that can make touch screen laptops infuriating

If you’re not sure what laptop you should buy, it’s worth considering a model with a touch screen. Both Microsoft and Google have made a big push towards supporting touch on their devices. But Apple hasn’t added a touch screen to any of its Macs. Touch screen laptops are more […]
14 problems that can make touch screen laptops infuriating
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Windows 10 is the world’s most popular desktop operating system, but users still have major complaints about design inconsistencies and buggy updates

Windows 10 surpassed Windows 7 as the most popular desktop operating system in the world. But users still have big complaints about the design inconsistencies, buggy updates, and telemetry/data collection. Plus, Microsoft has had to reimagine several features like Cortana, Edge, and Windows 10 S. Here’s everything wrong with Windows […]
Windows 10 is the world’s most popular desktop operating system, but users still have major complaints about design inconsistencies and buggy updates
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7 things you need to look for when buying a new computer

There are tons of lists online that suggest what computer you should buy, but there are so many great computers out there that any list is incomplete. You’re better off knowing what will cater to your specific needs. That way, you can look for the right computer for you, even […]
7 things you need to look for when buying a new computer
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A diehard Mac user switches to PC

The Mac used to have numerous advantages over the PC, but with Windows 10 the PC has now closed the gap. These days buying a PC gives you many more options compared to the Mac, which continues to stagnate. Business Insider’s senior tech correspondent, Steve Kovach, switched his Mac for […]
A diehard Mac user switches to PC
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10 reasons you should buy a Windows PC instead of an Apple Mac

Those Mac computers sure look good – and they work great too. But Macs don’t suit everyone, especially when it comes to the price tag and people who need extra power and customisation. Check out 10 reasons why you should consider a Windows PC over a Mac, then check out […]
10 reasons you should buy a Windows PC instead of an Apple Mac
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Australians only bought 45 Windows phones in Q4 2017

This week, IDC released its latest figures for Australian smartphone shipments. For the first time in a while, iOS is leading the mobile OS pack, with a total shipment volume of 1.75 million units in Q4 2017. Android isn’t too far behind, with close to 1.4 million. So where does […]
Australians only bought 45 Windows phones in Q4 2017
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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. To markets and a March rate rise is virtually a lock when the US Fed meets tomorrow next week after ADP private payrolls data smashed analyst expectations. Treasuries are tumbling, 10-years are up and the US dollar has taken off again. Obviously, that’s sent the Aussie to […]
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia
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Apple or Microsoft? This is where Australian businesses can now get an answer

Apple or Windows? It’s a question that many Australian businesses now grapple with, as Tim Cook’s company makes inroads into the corporate environment. One Australian IT company says it is now perfectly positioned to help customers solve this dilemma by claiming the title of the only “true” Microsoft and Apple […]
Apple or Microsoft? This is where Australian businesses can now get an answer
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We tried Samsung’s answer to the MacBook

VIDEO: Samsung's ATIV Book 9 Spin looks to be a solid PC alternative for the MacBook crowd. With the $1,400 price tag, will it be enough to get people to switch to Windows?
We tried Samsung’s answer to the MacBook