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Microsoft Band Tip: Forcing a Check for New Firmware
Use this tip to force a check when new firmware is available for the Microsoft Band.
First Look: Microsoft Band Golf Integration 1
Here's a quick look into the new Microsoft Health app features, specifically the new golf tracking.
Microsoft Health Updated with Golf and More
Today Microsoft is preparing its apps and services for the new Microsoft Band golf tracking capabilities announced last month.
How To: Configure Microsoft Edge to Open Multiple Home Pages in Windows 10
Here's how to configuring Windows 10's new Microsoft Edge web browser to open multiple home pages when launched.
How To: Import Internet Favorites into Windows 10's Microsoft Edge from Other Browsers 6
Microsoft's new web browser in Windows 10, Edge, offers the ability to import your favorite website bookmarks from other browsers.
How To: Turn the Desktop Background Image On and Off in Windows 10 5
Enabling or disabling the display of the background wallpaper in Windows 10 is now located in the Ease of Access settings applet.
Microsoft Band: Changing Your Goals for Steps and Calories
Figuring out how to alter steps and calories goals for the Microsoft Band is not glaringly obvious.
Tricking the Microsoft Band into Quicker Paces and Shorter Treadmill Runs 2
The Microsoft Band is a highly accurate fitness tracking device as long a GPS is turned on. With GPS off, it seems there's still some work to be done.
Is Windows 10 Build 10158 Good Enough? 16
Windows 10 Build 10158 released yesterday evening with special attention given to Microsoft's Surface tablets.
How To: Install the Windows Insider Hub
With the release of Windows 10 Build 10158 the Insider Hub app is no longer a default installation - for a while.
How To: Upgrade Windows 10 Home to Windows 10 Pro 2
If you want to take advantage of some of the business features for Windows 10, you'll need at least the Pro edition.
How To: Adjust Cortana's Settings in Windows 10
Once enabled, Cortana can work to help organize your life and deliver information unique to you. You can also manually adjust how Cortana works in Windows 10.
How To: Enabling Cortana in Windows 10 2
Introduced in Windows Phone 8.1, Cortana is now available for Windows 10. Use these steps to turn on the functionality.
Calls+ for Windows Phone Releases, Just Doesn't Work for Verizon Customers 3
Microsoft has released a new app to give more options for call forwarding and call waiting. Unfortunately, it doesn't work for Verizon customers.
Microsoft Rolls Out Changes to Family Safety, Renamed to Microsoft Family 2
Microsoft is making it easier than ever to manage and monitor the safety of your children's computing activities.
Comments
How To: Import Internet Favorites into Windows 10's Microsoft Edge from Other Browsers
July 1, 2015

IE11 will still be available in Windows 10, so you can use that if you want. However, there will be RSS reader apps available that I'm positive you'll find much better to use...

How To: Turn the Desktop Background Image On and Off in Windows 10
July 1, 2015

You can still do that with Windows 10. That's in another area now in the Settings applet. We'll be putting together steps for that, too.

Tricking the Microsoft Band into Quicker Paces and Shorter Treadmill Runs
July 1, 2015

Its a calculation of step cadence, arm swing, and GPS (if using GPS)

Windows 10 Build 10158 – The Upgrade Experience
June 30, 2015

Could be because MSFT *just* released another new Build. 2 days in a row.

Is Windows 10 Build 10158 Good Enough?
June 30, 2015

Could be because MSFT *just* released another new Build. 2 days in a row.

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