The Charms Bar Still Exists in Windows 10, Comes With Slightly Improved Features

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Looking for the Charms Bar in the Windows 10 Technical Preview? It’s there. You just may not know it. The Charms Bar was one of the biggest annoyances for Windows 8 users, beyond the overall modern look and feel of the OS, but not anymore. While the Charms Bar functionality has been disabled in the way you knew it, it’s still there with the handy keyboard shortcut we grew to use.

Let’s look at the Charms Bar in Windows 10 and what it can still do for users.

5 Essential Tips to Help You Look Your Best on Video Calls

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Video calling is probably a big part of our lives these days. All of us use video calls to keep in touch with our families, chat with friends and even to apply for jobs.

In fact, a lot of organizations now prefer to conduct interviews exclusively through video calls. All this means that it’s never been as important to look good during video calls as it is now. It’s important to make a good impression, even if you’re not going to be physically present with the person you’re talking to.

Here are 5 essential tips that will help you look better when video calling.

Previewing the New Notification Area in Windows 10

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One of the questions consumers have about the Windows 10 Technical Preview is where is the Notification Area would be included. In Windows 8, you had notification balloons and tips; in Windows 10, a Notification Area will be added in the future builds of the preview and the finished product.

However, for now, there’s a workaround to see the bare minimum of what it will look like for users.

11 Pro Tips to Make the Most of Your Galaxy Note 4

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The Galaxy Note 4 is one of the best smartphones available in the market right now. The Galaxy Note 4 has a Super AMOLED touchscreen that can render 16M colors, a great 16 Mega pixel camera, 3 gigs of RAM and a powerful Quad core CPU.

The Galaxy Note 4 is packed to the brim with features, some of which you won’t get around to finding even if you've had the phone for a while. If you've not had the time to explore all that your phone has to offer, we've gathered a collection of tips that should help you get the most out of your Galaxy Note 4.

Windows 10 On-Screen Keyboard Comes With Predictive Text

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Windows 10 introduces an on-screen keyboard with predictive text. For those using a desktop PC or laptop, this seems rather useless, but it may come in handy in a pinch. We’ll show you what the change means for Windows 10 users and speculate on additional changes to the on-screen keyboard in future builds.

Let’s look at the on-screen keyboard in Windows 10 and predictive text.

The Top 10 iOS 8 Tips Every Apple Fanboy Should Know and Try

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Apple released the newest version of its operating system - iOS 8 - a few weeks back. The launch was plagued with server downtime and other problems, which was expected, while iOS 8 itself was riddled with bugs, which was less expected. Of course, Apple was quick to release an update to iOS 8, iOS 8.1, which took care of most of the major problems.

The result is an OS that runs as smooth as silk and has several awesome new features as well. If you haven’t updated to iOS 8 yet, you really should be updating now. In any case, many of the iOS 8.1 most-useful features aren't readily apparent at first go. Here are a few features you absolutely must check out.

Windows 10 Search is Now Integrated And it Works, Sort of

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Call me blunt, but the Windows 8 search was a joke. It was buggy, slow, and if indexing was turned on, might not even show results that mattered. Although we saw a number of improvements in Windows 8.1 search, it still didn't quite function that well.

The Windows 10 Technical Preview introduces an integrated search that takes what were considered the best features of Windows 8 search and made them more accurate and faster. They also made it part of the Start Menu.

Let’s look at Windows 10 integrated search and see if it’s actually worth the upgrade. We’ll also look at how it works, what it can do, and how to change its settings.

5 Quick File Sharing Options from Your Desktop

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Although using the cloud or a Windows in-built feature like home group is a good way of sharing files - the most efficient way in our experience, is through software, accessed right from your desktop!

Not only does this save you a lot of time, it’s also a secure way to share your important files. Today, most desktop file sharing apps are actually cloud-based, so you get the benefits of having cloud storage (access from anywhere) as well as ease of usage.

Here are 5 quick file sharing options you can install and access with a couple of clicks from your desktop.

Windows 10 Adds New Features to Windows Store Apps, Makes Them More Appealing

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Windows 10 introduces a variety of new features when it comes to Windows Store apps. Windows Store apps now work similar to other windows you’re used to working with, giving you more functionality when using them. Microsoft is hoping to encourage users to give Windows Store apps a shot instead of abandoning them in Windows 8.

Let’s look at how Windows 10 apps have changed, along with how they work now, and why this is a benefit for Windows users.

Readability: 5 Best Tools to Help Save Web Pages for Reading Later

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You must have noticed that your bookmarks tend to pile up over time, until they become giant lists that are extremely difficult to sort and manage. Of course, you could organize your bookmarks by folders, but that takes a lot of time. It might be a common occurrence for you to forget about the pages that you have bookmarked, until you stumble across them weeks or months later.

Luckily, there are some apps you can use during browsing to save entire web pages, snippets or even images and videos to go through later. Most of these apps are self- organizing, which will free up a lot of your time, and sync between your computer as well as your portable devices.

Here as 5 of the best tools that save web pages for you to peruse at your convenience.

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