Biometric access used to be the stuff of sci-fi movies, but Microsoft has turned it into everyday reality for Windows 10 and 11 users. Thanks to a feature called Windows Hello, users can now log into their devices via face, fingerprint, or iris scan, or PIN code entry. Here’s what you need to know to […]
Windows Hello makes logging in hassle-free
Turn off these Windows 11 settings to protect your privacy
Windows 11 helps users by giving useful suggestions as they type and by displaying ads based on their online searches. But these can feel invasive, especially if you don’t want anyone prying into your online activity. To ensure your privacy and keep Microsoft’s watchful eye off your computer activity, follow these tips. Turn off personalized […]
Should you upgrade to Windows 11?
Windows 11 is here, and many users are wondering whether they should upgrade. The new Microsoft operating system (OS) introduces quite a few nifty features, but it also has its share of controversies. So, should you take the plunge? Here are some things you need to know before making that decision. 1. Your computer doesn’t […]
Is Microsoft Teams or Google Meet better for your business?
Today, there’s no shortage of online communication tools for businesses to choose from, but Microsoft Teams and Google Meet are the clear winners in terms of functionality and ease of use. Choosing between the two platforms can be a challenge, as both offer a robust set of features that make business communications more efficient and […]
Windows 11 FAQs: What you should know about before upgrading
With an adoption rate of less than 9%, Windows 11 isn’t currently as popular as its predecessor, Windows 10. But this doesn’t mean it’s less functional. Get to know the latest Microsoft operating system (OS) and you might just be persuaded to upgrade. Windows 11 is relatively new to the market, so it’s no surprise […]
3 Reasons to accept Windows 11’s TPM requirement
Windows 11 made a lot of buzz not just because of its new features but also because of its hardware requirements. For one, it requires supported devices to have Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chips, otherwise, the new OS cannot be installed. In comparison, Windows 10 ran on TPM 1.2. If your business uses computers […]
Disk Cleanup can make your slow PC fast again
The Disk Cleanup tool is a nifty feature that weeds out unneeded files such as cached web pages, temporary files, and deleted items in your Recycle Bin. Disk Cleanup can also determine which files can be removed from your hard disk to free up space. If you notice your Windows PC slowing down or performing […]
5 Tips to work smarter in Outlook
Microsoft Outlook comes with a raft of features that make managing your busy schedule and boosting your productivity easier. If you find Outlook’s myriad capabilities a little overwhelming, don’t worry — these tips and tricks will have you using Outlook like a pro in no time. Organize your inbox Is your Outlook inbox getting a […]
Windows 10 features absent from Windows 11
Windows 11 has an attractive new look and some of the niftiest features ever seen in previous iterations of the operating system. These include the new placement of the Start button, improved security, Microsoft Teams’ Chat integration into the taskbar, a more personalized Widgets feed, and much more. Some users, however, would have liked to […]
How does Microsoft 365 Defender fight phishing?
Phishing remains one of the top cyberthreats to businesses today. To combat such attacks, Microsoft has armed Microsoft 365 Defender with powerful cybersecurity features. Let’s take a look at some of them. 1. Anti-phishing The most dangerous types of phishing scams involve emails that are disguised to appear like it’s from an entity. An attacker […]