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How to turn background apps ON or OFF in #Windows 10?

If you are using Windows 10 in Laptop or Tablet PCs, you might notice that it drains battery little bit quicker. This is not due to the OS, but for the apps running in the background. In Windows 10, you can easily turn OFF the background apps and when needed, you can turn them back to ON state.

 

Today in this blog post, we will discuss how to turn ON or OFF the background apps with proper screenshots. Continue reading to learn more about the feature.



How to map your #OneDrive as a drive letter in File Explorer?

These days, most of us are using Cloud Storage to store all our documents, pictures and other important files as a backup. Among them few important services are like OneDrive, Drop Box, Google Drive etc. and all of those mentioned services has easy to integrate apps to access your files.

 

OneDrive app comes along with Windows 8+ and has a very good integration with Windows 10. Apart from app, you can also map your OneDrive account as a network drive in File Explorer. In this post, we are going to discuss on it.


How to download offline maps in #Windows 10?

If you stay online while navigating in map, it takes additional time and bandwidth to download and show in your device. Why to bear that additional cost in a metered connection, whereas Windows 10 allows you to download the map data selectively for offline uses? Just download once and use it every time.

 

In this post I will show you how to download offline maps in Windows 10. Also, I will cover few additional settings related to it. Continue reading and then share this post.


How to clear browser history, cache in Microsoft Edge (#Windows 10)?

Microsoft Edge is the new web browser on Windows 10, came with a completely new interface and has better speed than other browsers including Internet Explorer, Chrome etc. As the UI of Microsoft Edge is different than the Internet Explorer, you might get it little difficult to find all it’s settings and features.

 

If you are using this new browser and looking to clear the browser history, saved passwords, browser cache and other browsing data, here is how to do this. Continue reading to know about it further.


Mark the date: #AzureCon, a free virtual event on 29th September

Do you want to be the first to hear about the latest innovation on Azure platform and want to find the way to address your IT challenges? Microsoft came up with a free, virtual event named “AzureCon” and scheduled for Tuesday, the 29th September 2015. If you work on Azure or interested to learn about it, don’t miss this opportunity.

 

More than 50 technical sessions are planned for this event to accelerate your journey to the cloud. Join the live Q&A sessions and interact with the architects and engineers who are building the latest features.


How to fetch any files remotely using #OneDrive in #Windows 10?

I was just exploring the new features in OneDrive and found an interesting feature that came up with Windows 10. It calls as fetch any files remotely using OneDrive. For this, your PC must be synced with OneDrive having an active internet connection and the associated settings must be enabled.

 

In this post we will discuss more about this feature and also see the settings which needs to be enabled. Continue reading and share your views on this existing new feature.



A collection of #Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Who doesn’t want to be productive? Everyone, right? And this accelerates when you know some most useful keyboard shortcuts. Windows 10 specifies few new keyboard shortcuts along with existing shortcuts which were available for a long time. Using these keyboard shortcuts, you can improve your day-2-day activities.

 

In this post, I am sharing the Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts along with the descriptions of each key combination. If I missed any, let me know so that, I can update this post for future references.


#OneDrive sharing now became easier with #Windows 10

Are you using OneDrive to store your documents, pictures and musics? If not, you should start using it. OneDrive is secure and has very good integration with Windows 10. The app itself creates local copy of the selected files/folders and you are just one step away to store and retrieve files.

 

In Windows 10, it also offers one click sharing option directly from the explorer window. In this post, we will discuss about it. Read more to continue.


#Windows 10 preview build 10532 released for Fast Ring users

Microsoft released Windows 10 preview build 10532 for Windows Insiders. If you are one of the fast ring beta testers, you might have already received the build notification via the Windows Update Service. It is the second public preview build after the release of Windows 10 RTM.

 

There are few bug fixes and interesting features in this build. This post will cover what’s new in build 10532. The post will also cover a small list of known issues.


How to monitor your Network Usage in #Windows 10?

Everyone cares about internet data usage, especially when they are using a limited bandwidth. Most of the people don’t have a free or unlimited internet connection. Hence, it’s require to check which application of your Windows installation mostly uses your internet bandwidth.

 

Microsoft provides a way to check the network usage by different applications in Windows 10. In this post, we are going to discuss on this. Continue reading to further know about it.


How to manage disk usage with Storage Sense in #Windows 10?

Storage Sense is one of the great feature Microsoft has brought to Windows 10. The feature analyses the files on your hard drive and tells you how much space is actually occupied by different types of content. It also suggests you to locate and clean up unused files/contents.

 

In this blog post, we will discuss about Storage Sense in Windows 10. This will help you to keep track of and manage the files on your drive. Continue reading to know more about this feature.


 
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