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Google’s voice commands on the desktop are nearly as awesome as they are on Android. While it can’t do everything its mobile counterpart can, the conversational search uses most of the same commands and can even set timers or reminders in Google Now. It’s just a little hard to reach sometimes.
Want to test out Windows Server 2012 R2 (and perhaps win an Xbox One in the process), but not sure where to start? Follow our simple install guide to get going.
Windows/Mac: Need to project your desktop onto a big screen or share it with others, but don’t want the world seeing all the files and folders on your desktop? Pinstriped is a customisable interface that keeps everything clean and tidy, and gets out of the way when you need to work.
Successful console games are often ported to PC, however, many of these ports fall short of translating their control schemes comfortably from gamepad to keyboard and mouse. While the controller for the Xbox 360 just works when plugged into a Windows machine, this isn’t the case with the peripherals for the newly released PS4. Fortunately, drivers are already available to make this possible.
Windows: Even with apps we really like — for example, crowd-favourite bittorrent client uTorrent — bundle ware can sneak in if you’re not extremely careful when checking those boxes. Unchecky makes this much easier by automatically deselecting bundle ware.
Chances are right now, you aren’t using your PC to its absolute fullest potential. Maybe it’s a little slow, maybe your monitor’s colours aren’t quite right, or maybe it’s just dusty and loud. You may not even realise these things are happening. But with a free afternoon, you can improve it from top to bottom without spending a cent. Here are 10 ways to do just that.
No one likes bloatware, especially on a shiny new laptop. If you find wading through the program manager in Windows tedious and annoying, Decrap will volunteer to do the work for you.