How to Change Windows 10’s Wallpaper Based on Time of Day

Apple’s macOS 10.14 Mojave offers “Dynamic Desktop” wallpapers that change based on the time of day. You can get something similar on Windows, either by using the standard background settings or by digging into the Task Scheduler. Set Up a Slideshow That Changes on a Schedule Windows 10 and Windows …

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Why Bluetooth Headsets Are Terrible on Windows PCs

Bluetooth audio is good now, right? That’s what I’ve been hearing, so I purchased a $300 Bluetooth headset for my Windows PC, expecting to have a good experience. It was terrible. I blame Bluetooth—and Windows. Full disclosure: My coworkers have had great experiences with Bluetooth audio on both Android phones …

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How to Make Ubuntu Look More Like Windows

Thanks to the GNOME Shell desktop in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, it’s now possible to get a single, Windows-style taskbar on Ubuntu. You can make the theme look more like Windows, too, if you’re tired of Ubuntu’s orange theme. We’re not trying to create a perfect imitation of Windows here—where’s the …

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How to Enable Case Sensitive File and Folder Names on Windows 10

Windows 10 now offers an optional case-sensitive file system, just like Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems. All Windows processes will handle case-sensitive files and folders properly if you enable this feature. In other words, they’ll see “file” and “File” as two separate files. How This Works This is an …

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