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The April 2018 Update for Windows 10 included a not widely known feature: New and improved "Pro" fonts. These are the standard Windows fonts (Arial, Georgia, Gil Sans, Verdana, etc…) but they are new free versions that include a lot more variations, widths and weights, giving you variety and choice when using the built-in Windows typefaces in your documents. So how do you get the new fonts?
We’ve covered screenshots before, the various ways you can take them and how they can be used to upgrade your documents. The developers at Microsoft are taking a cue from the third-party developers and are introducing better screenshot features in the latest Window 10 builds.
Technology can be confusing. You’re just trying to run your business, but sometimes it helps tremendously to know some of the tech terms that are being thrown about to help in troubleshooting what might be wrong. We’re thinking about adding this as a semi-regular feature to our newsletter and blog, so let us know what kinds of terms you want explained. This month, we explain the devices that get the internet safely and securely into your office: Your modem, router, and firewall.
When traveling, it’s always temping to hop onto a hotel, coffee shop, or other free public WiFi to get online and possibly get some work done. You need to be careful, however, to make sure your information and security isn’t compromised along the way.
Windows 10 is loaded with data-tracking tidbits and hooks into a variety of Microsoft’s online services. While there are certainly benefits to having those hooks enabled (OneDrive integration and Cortana’s back-end, for example), you don’t have to be thrilled about the idea of Mcrosoft’s operating system calling home or looking over your shoulder. Here’s how you can disable these integrations.