Howard Wen

Howard Wen reports for several technology publications. His website can be found at www.howardwen.com.

7 features Microsoft left out of Windows 10

7 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

7 ways Android and Windows 10 can work well together

You can sync reminders between an Android device and a Windows 10 PC, share files and more – if you have the right apps. We’ll tell you how to make it work.

How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

How to remotely control your Windows 10 computer via Google Chrome

Connect to a computer running Chrome Remote Desktop with your notebook, smartphone, or tablet, and control it as if you’re sitting in front of it

Fix Windows 10 problems with these free Microsoft tools

Fix Windows 10 problems with these free Microsoft tools

A handful of free tools can be used to repair most problems on Windows 10 PCs -- and they’re all provided by Microsoft. Here’s how to use them

10 biggest hacks of user data in 2016

10 biggest hacks of user data in 2016

And how to protect yourself from similar breaches in 2017

The paranoid user’s guide to Windows 10 privacy

The paranoid user’s guide to Windows 10 privacy

Here are ways that you can avoid, remove, or turn off the Windows 10 features that track you

Support family and friends with Windows 10’s new Quick Assist app

Support family and friends with Windows 10’s new Quick Assist app

A new remote-access tool in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update makes it easy to help another person with their Windows 10 computer

5 free apps that add cool Windows 7 features to Windows 10

5 free apps that add cool Windows 7 features to Windows 10

If you’re still holding onto Windows 7 because a feature you're fond of doesn’t appear in Windows 10, chances are there are alternative programs you can install to replace it

Top 10 breaches of personal data in 2015

Top 10 breaches of personal data in 2015

It was a bountiful year for hackers who gained unauthorized access to countless corporate and government databases. Here are the online breaches that hauled in the largest amount of personal data -- most of them tallying into the...

The 10 greatest and goofiest gadgets of 2014

The 10 greatest and goofiest gadgets of 2014

We look back at the tech products that were released for sale to the general public in 2014, and picked out the ones that left an impression

8 significant software releases of 2014

8 significant software releases of 2014

Interesting, annoying and possibly game-changing releases from Facebook, Microsoft, Google, Apple and more.

9 useful add-ons for Google Docs

9 useful add-ons for Google Docs

These handy tools will help you get the most out of Google's word processor

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