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Tina Sieber

Tina Sieber

Tina is a freelance writer with a background in natural sciences. Writing about technology was a hobby that turned into a way to finance other passions, including live music, traveling, and going back to school to study sustainability. Tina is presently based in Berlin, Germany.

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This is how OneDrive works in Windows 10

In Windows 10, OneDrive is turning into a central sync and storage hub that offers robust compatibility across apps, devices, and platforms.

Windows Media Center is dead. Here are the best alternatives

Windows 10 won't support Windows Media Center, and anyone upgrading will lose it. Fortuantely, you can choose from many alternatives to replace it.
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Will free upgrades wreck Windows 10 for geeks?

Windows 10 will turn into a walled garden. Most Windows 10 users won't be able to delay or defer updates. They will also have to accept promotional apps.
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Can Microsoft outsmart Google in search?

Microsoft's search engine now powers around 1 in 5 desktop searches in the US, and Bing's focus is shifting. Could Bing win the search engine battle?
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Has Windows 10 fixed Microsoft’s app store woes? Not exactly

The Windows app Store has been a mess. Visually, the re-designed Store (beta) is an improvement, but it'll still have problems attracting developers.
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Meet the Control Panel’s successor, the simple Settings app

Control Panel applets are being simplified as Microsoft is moving them into the redesigned Settings app, but the transition could be smoother.
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Here’s why Windows 10 is terrible for your laptop’s battery life

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Are Microsoft’s free Office apps for Windows 10 a boon for productivity, or half-baked?

Microsoft's touch optimized and mobile first universal Office apps for Windows 10 lack some functionality compared to the desktop suite, but also introduce new features.
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Can Skype Translator really help you converse in any language? We tested it to see

Microsoft thinks that Skype Translator will "pave the way for a more personal and more human era of computing." We tested to see if the hype is true.
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Here’s how to make the most of Cortana, the Windows 10 digital assistant

Cortana, Microsoft's digital personal assistant, has arrived on the desktop. She isn't as versatile as her smartphone counterpart, but you can still have fun.