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What Was Windows CE, and Why Did People Use It?

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Microsoft released Windows CE in November 1996 as a new version of Windows. Designed to run pocket-sized computers, CE brought the user-friendly Windows 95 interface to mobile computing for the first time. Its architecture also formed the basis of Microsoft’s later mobile computing and smartphone products. Here’s why it was needed.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

This New Windows 10 Bug Could Brick Your PC

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Don’t do it. Most people aren’t going to experiment with navigating to root Windows 10 folders, but just in case anyone might be digging around in the software guts of their PC, it’s best to stay away from inputting this file path into your browser: “\.globalrootdevicecondrvkernelconnect”. It will not only…

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joanna Nelius

GPD WIN 3 gaming handheld PC mixes old design with new hardware

The success of the Nintendo Switch revived interest in portable gaming consoles and gave birth to some devices and smartphone accessories that tried to capitalize on that. Even before the age of the Switch, however, GPD was already trying its luck with dedicated Android gaming handhelds before stumbling upon a niche yet profitable portable PC gaming market. Its latest attempt … Continue reading

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The Article Was Written/Published By: JC Torres

How to Prioritize Upgrades for Your Desktop Computer

computer-upgrades-box-cutter.jpg A slow or otherwise failing computer is never a good sign, especially for your wallet. Part of the problem is knowing which element of your computer is at fault and how it’s best rectified. After this information is known, you’ll need to prioritize those upgrades for your desktop computer. In this piece, we break down some of the most user-changeable parts of a computer and discuss the importance of each. We also discuss which you should look to upgrade first. How to Know When You Need to Prioritize Upgrades for Your Computer Ultimately, only you… Read more14225936.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tom Rankin

How to Display Steam’s Built-in FPS Counter in PC Games

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Steam has a built-in feature that will display your frames per second (FPS) while playing PC games. It’s quick to enable and works in nearly any Steam game. Here’s how to see your FPS in Steam games on Windows 10, Mac, or Linux.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Hoffman

How to Switch Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Home

switch-from-windows-10-s-to-windows-10-h Windows 10 S is designed to be a much faster and secure version of Windows 10. Schools often use it to better restrict what students have access to, but many lower-cost Windows laptops come preinstalled with Windows 10 S. If you want more control over what you download, learn how to switch Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Home or Pro. Why Switch Windows 10 S to Windows 10 Home Windows 10 S is Microsoft’s competitor to Chromebooks. It’s made specifically for security and performance. Since it doesn’t come with the bloatware and system requirements of the… Read more14222445.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Crystal Crowder

MSI Says the Stealth 15M Is the Now the Thinnest Gaming Laptop in the World

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Look, there’s nothing wrong with big, beastly 17-inch gaming monsters, but for my money, I like a gaming notebook that can balance performance and portability, and the MSI Stealth 15M has just taken that principle to a whole new level.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/msi-says-the-stealth-15m-is-the-now-the-thinnest-gaming-1846045928
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

How to Use Linux Live CD to Back Up Data from Windows PC

linux-live-cd-featured.jpg Most Linux distros provide an ISO file you can use to create a Live CD/USB. With this Linux Live CD, you can boot to the OS from your USB drive, test it out and install it if you like. However, do you know that the Live CD can also be used to rescue your PC when it is down? In fact, it is such a useful tool that I would advise you to keep a copy on hand at all times. Great Live Distributions If you want a full desktop environment in “Live” form, Ubuntu and Mint are… Read more14212696.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Odysseas Kourafalos

How to Keep the Calculator Always-on-Top on Windows 10

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The Calculator is one of the few apps that has been included in every single version of Windows. Obviously, it’s changed a lot over the years. In Windows 10, the Calculator has the handy ability to stay on top.

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joe Fedewa

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