Best way to make Android texts and calls from Windows 10 isn’t with Google Messages

Take complete control of your phone from your computer. 


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Apple users are quick to brag about how seamlessly their iPhone, iPad and Mac all work together. And for the longest time, they’ve admittedly had bragging rights. But Microsoft’s Your Phone app on Windows 10 ($158 at Amazon) is quickly catching up and, in some ways, surpassing Apple. 

Google has tried filling the gap with Messages for Web, giving Android owners the ability to send and receive text messages from any computer. But that’s where the service stops. 

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Microsoft Teams adds new Lists app to help you stay on top of everything

Microsoft Lists aims to make it easier than ever to track and prioritize work within Teams.

Microsoft calls Lists “simple, smart, and flexible”.

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Microsoft has added the Lists app to Teams for business and government customers. Lists is a
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app announced by Microsoft during Build 2020. As the name implies, the app allows teams to create lists for tracking information across various projects and workloads, offering a combination of ready-made templates as well as custom lists that can be built from scratch, either from Excel tables or other sources, such as SharePoint. Lists data is stored

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OnePlus 8T Specifications Leaked, May Feature 120Hz AMOLED Display and Quad Rear Cameras

OnePlus 8T specifications have leaked online just days after its alleged render surfaced in the latest Android 11 Developer Preview for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. The new OnePlus phone that is speculated to be in the works with the codename Kebab is expected to carry a 120Hz display. The OnePlus 8T is also rumoured to feature quad rear cameras, highlighted by a 48-megapixel primary shooter. OnePlus hasn’t provided any details about the new smartphone. Nevertheless, considering the company’s recent record of launching two flagship series in a year, the OnePlus 8T is likely to be the next

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Here are our best tips to boost your phone’s slow data connection and poor signal strength

Struggling with poor signal is a frustrating experience. 


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Staring at the progress bar as your phone tries to send a text message can be a frustrating experience, even more so when you’re in a spot where you normally have reliable service. Personally, I get really annoyed when it takes far too long to refresh my email or load a webpage, all because my data connection is struggling. 

And with a lot of us having transitioned to working from home or helping our kids with remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic having a reliable data connection feels more important

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How to take screenshots in Windows 10

From keyboard shortcuts to built-in apps, there’s plenty of ways to take screenshots on a Windows 10 PC.

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There’s any number of reasons why you may need to take a screenshot on a Windows 10 PC. You may need to send an error report to IT, capture graphics and images for a presentation, or create a tutorial on how to take screenshots in Windows 10

No matter the reason you’re trying to take screenshots in Windows 10, there are options. Microsoft didn’t make all of them super simple, and you’ll need to bring in additional apps like

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