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Bookmark Your Favourite Websites In Your Mac's Menu Bar

If you’re the type of person who opens a million tabs in a single browser window, here’s a trick that might bring you some relief: You can reduce tab clutter in Safari (or Chrome or Firefox) by shifting some of your favourite websites to the menu bar in OS X. That means your favourite website will be a click away whether you’re in your browser or not.


Bring Back The Classic Start Menu In Windows 10

Wasn’t everything just so much better in the old days? Who needs a new Star Wars movie anyway? If you’re feeling nostalgic for the look and feel of the classic Windows Start menu, there’s a way to bring it back — provided you’re willing to shell out a few dollars for a third-party plugin.


10 Tricks That Will Make You An Outlook Master

Outlook on desktop was starting to look outdated, but the colossus of email clients has found new life on mobile and web — and there’s more to the software than you might think. Whether you use the desktop client every day or have been dabbling in the new apps for iOS and Android, here are our favourite tricks for getting more from Outlook.


Chrome Can Search Your Bookmarks With This Hidden Feature

If you find yourself drowning in an ocean of unorganized bookmarks, then Chrome’s recently revamped bookmark manager has one or two tricks that may help. One is the option to search through your bookmarked pages right from the browser’s address bar at the top of the interface.


TrayStatus Instantly Adds Extra Info To The Windows 10 System Tray

Free Windows utility TrayStatus does exactly what its name suggests it might, cramming a whole host of useful extra status icons into the familiar system tray (known officially as the notification area). It gives you at-a-glance readings for Caps Lock, Num Lock, Scroll Lock and the main modifier keys (Alt, Ctrl, Shift and the Windows Key).


Send Maps From Your Desktop To Your Mobile Device

Many of us go through the process of looking up a route on a desktop or laptop and then switching to a phone for the actual journey. Apple and Google are wise to this process because sending directions from one platform to another is way easier than you think. Here’s how to do it.


Cortana Can Be Your Own Personal Translator In Windows 10

One of Cortana’s capabilities that you might not noticed yet is the quick translation feature. Microsoft’s engineers recently upgraded this part of Cortana’s functionality, so you can now get multilingual help with words, phrases and sentences, assuming Cortana is supported in your part of the world (U.S. English and Chinese editions of Windows 10 are the first to get the new features).


How To Use Gmail And Inbox Together

Google developed two very good email clients for the web, Android, and iOS, but you don’t have to choose between them. It’s possible to use the two apps together, taking advantage of the best features from both to power through your overflowing inbox. Here are some tips on how to do it without getting in a complete tangle.


Intel Plans To Put Its Insane 8-Teraflop Supercomputer Chips Into A Desktop

Yesterday, Intel announced that it’s putting its insane 72-core Knight’s Landing’ supercomputer chip — its fastest ever — into production. But perhaps more exciting is the fact that it has plans to ship desktop workstations that contain the face-melting computational powerhouse.


HP Stream Mini: A Cute, Cheap Windows Desktop

The HP Stream is the bargain laptop to beat. But what if you want a desktop instead? Take a peek at the new HP Stream Mini. At just over 5cm tall, 730g light and a mere $US180 out of your wallet, this tiny pastel blue nettop packs a surprising amount of value into the case.


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