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How To Move A PC Game To Another Hard Drive (Without Re-Downloading It)

So you’re running out of hard drive space (maybe on that fast-but-tiny SSD of yours), and you need to move a few of your PC games to another hard drive. Don’t uninstall and re-download them! You can actually move your games to a new drive without having to wait hours to reinstall each one.


The Chromebook Yosemite Desktop

Paul’s desktop might look like it’s a Mac, but it’s actually running on his Chromebook Pixel. With a little customisation and some new icons, he’s made it his own, and it looks great. Here’s how he tweaked it.


Prevent Windows 10 Apps From Using Your Webcam

It’s commonplace for mobile operating systems to restrict access to hardware on a case-by-case basis and now it’s become a feature of desktop platforms, including the latest from Microsoft. If you’re wondering how you can stop programs from using your webcam (or microphone) in Windows 10, you just need to tweak some privacy settings.


Delete Chrome's File System API Files To Free Up Disk Space

Dedicated system cleaners are good and all, but sometimes a more surgical approach is needed for freeing up disk space. Take Chrome — while you can nuke its history and cache from orbit, you might find a single folder or directory created by Google’s browser is hogging your drive.


Atom, GitHub's Official Editor, Releases First Stable Version 1.0

Windows/Mac/Linux: Atom, GitHub’s free text editor, has been toiling away in beta builds for a while now. Today, it’s officially available as a stable version.


Samsung's Update Software Breaks Windows Update

Some of Samsung’s laptops quite deliberately break the option to have Windows automatically update itself.


Find Out If You Get A Free Upgrade To Windows 10 With This Flowchart

There’s been a lot of confusion about who gets free upgrades to Windows 10 on July 29. This flowchart should make it nice and simple to determine if you do.


Microsoft Isn't Giving Away Windows 10 Licences To Beta Users After All

Over the weekend, we reported that Microsoft planned to give away free Windows 10 licences to those who were trying out the Preview. As it turns out, Microsoft itself seemed confused. Now, the company says that installing the Preview on an otherwise unauthorised PC will not get you a free licence.


How Desktop Apps Can Be Transformed Into Great Touchscreen Apps

A 2 in 1 gives you the ability to access both desktop and tablet apps, but how can developers build apps that take advantage of both platforms? Here are some of the tricks that they use.


Visual Studio Betas Are Being Aligned With Windows 10 Preview Releases

With Windows 10 due out in just over a month, Microsoft is keen to make sure there are lots of apps available. So it’s not surprising that preview releases for Visual Studio 2015 will now be aligned with the preview updates being sent out via Windows Insider.