Can Your Windows 11 PC Run Android Apps?

Microsoft released a new support document that explains the system requirements for running Android apps on Windows 11. If you’re curious whether your PC can handle the Amazon Appstore, you don’t need to wonder any longer. Here’s the full breakdown of the minimum and recommended specs for using Android apps …

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Microsoft Patched 887 Known Vulnerabilities in 2021

Valery Brozhinsky/Shutterstock The final Patch Tuesday of 2021 has arrived, and with it, Microsoft has fixed its 887 CVE-assigned vulnerability. As impressive as that is, there will be a never-ending stream of new issues for the company to fix. According to Zero Day Initiative, Microsoft had a busy 2021, patching an impressive …

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How to Turn off Snap to Maximize in Windows 10

You’re using Windows 10, minding your own business, and then suddenly: SNAP. You’ve dragged a window too close to the top edge of the screen, and now it’s maximized! If this automatic window snapping gets on your nerves, it’s easy to turn off. Here’s how. Why Are My Windows Snapping …

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Cortana Was Almost Called ‘Bingo’ Thanks to Steve Ballmer

dennizn/Shutterstock.com Virtual assistants have become part of our lives. There’s Siri, Google, Alexa, and Cortana. But there almost wasn’t Cortana, as Microsoft’s former CEO Steve Ballmer wanted to name the assistant Bingo. This bit of information regarding what almost was comes from a conversation between Alice Newton Rex of Big Bets …

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How to Access the Windows 10 Startup Folder

Windows 10 moved the “Startup” folder out of the spotlight, but it can still be found if you know where to look. It contains apps that run when you sign in to your computer. Startup Folder vs. Settings App To stop apps from starting when you sign in, you should …

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How to Add a VPN Shortcut to Your Desktop in Windows 10

Need to quickly access your VPN in Windows 10? In just a few steps, it’s easy to create a shortcut to your VPN on your Windows desktop. Here’s how to do it. Requirements Before we get started, it’s important to understand that you can only create a desktop shortcut to …

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How to Turn Tablet Mode On and Off on Windows 10

By default, Windows 10 automatically switches to tablet mode when you reconfigure your convertible PC into tablet form. If you’d rather turn on or turn off Tablet mode manually, there are several ways to do it. Here’s how. How Automatic Tablet Mode Works on Windows 10 If you use a …

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