The Windows 10 taskbar helpfully displays your running apps, system notifications, and updates. But it also takes up valuable space and may be distracting to some users. Here’s how to configure Windows 10 to automatically hide and show the taskbar only when you need it.
The Windows 10 Action Center includes a number of Quick Actions, handy buttons that manage certain functions or link you to common apps. But some users may prefer a simpler Action Center interface focused on their notifications. If that’s you, here’s how you can hide the Quick Action icons in the Windows 10 Action Center.
macOS Sierra introduces a long-requested option: the ability to keep folders on top when sorting by name in Finder. Whether you’re a Windows user who prefers this method of file sorting in File Explorer or simply like having quick access to folders at the top of a large directory list, here’s how to enable this new sorting option in Sierra.
Lots of Mac applications have toolbars that you can edit, so if you want to add a button for a function that you use all of the time, for example, you can. Making your life easier (and your work faster) is what this article’s all about, so come read about how to customize toolbars on the Mac!
Action Center was first introduced in the initial release of Windows 10. But with the launch of the Anniversary Update this month, Action Center is now much more prominent in the desktop taskbar. If you don’t use Action Center, here’s how to remove its icon from your taskbar.
Do you miss the Windows 8 Start Screen after upgrading to Windows 10? Here’s how to enable a Windows 8-like full screen Start Menu in Windows 10 with a quick trip to Settings.
If you’ve already enabled transparency in Windows 10, you know that the opacity of the UI elements is still relatively high. If you’d like to further increase transparency, for the taskbar at least, there’s a hidden Registry setting that can help you out. Here’s how it works.
Windows 10 features an optional transparency effect for the Taskbar, Start Menu, and Action Center, allowing users to enjoy their desktop wallpaper even when using these Windows interface elements. Here’s how to enable or disable transparency in Windows 10.
Windows places an arrow in the lower-left corner of a desktop icon to identify it as a shortcut. While this identification is helpful, the shortcut arrows obscure your applications icons and don’t look very good. Here’s how to turn off these shortcut arrows to make your desktop icons look their best.
Like its predecessors, Windows 10 features a large number of visual animations that Microsoft hopes will improve the overall look and feel of the operating system, but some users prefer a simpler experience that may also seem snappier. Here’s how to turn off some or all Windows 10 animations for a cleaner experience.