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Daniel Parchisanu

I am a co-founder of Digital Citizen and one of its editors. I love to discover and share insights on how technology redefines our lives. I believe that the pace of change is so fast that we all need help to make sense of it. Hopefully, my work at Digital Citizen is going to be useful to many people.
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Review Hydro Coach: One of the best reminders for drinking water!

The hydration of our bodies is vital for a healthy lifestyle. The modern rhythm of our lives makes us forget to drink enough liquids during the day, and we can develop health issues and a sense of tiredness by doing so. Since technology is a big part of this stress, it is welcome if...

Manage groups of tiles and shortcuts on the Start Menu from Windows 10

The Start Menu from Windows 10 has all its tiles and shortcuts organized in groups. By default, you see only a few groups, like Life at a glance or Play or Explore, but you can create more. In this article, we show you how to create new groups of...

How to add an outline to screenshots with Snip & Sketch, in Windows 10

In the Windows 10 May 2019 Update, Microsoft improves Snip & Sketch by adding a feature that many users asked for: Snip outline. If you want to emphasize your screenshots and give them a clear border, the outline does a good job. Let's find out how to activate...

How to use Snip & Sketch to take screenshots in Windows 10

Snip & Sketch is a Windows 10 screenshot tool that Microsoft has introduced with the October 2018 Update. In the future, it is going to replace the Snipping Tool, but so far both apps continue to exist in Windows 10 until Snip & Sketch reaches...

How to reset your Windows Firewall settings (4 methods)

After using the Windows Firewall for a long time, it might stop working as it should. Especially if you have modified its more advanced settings, or you have introduced many changes. It becomes difficult to pinpoint the root problem for your network connectivity issues....

How to configure the microphone and the speakers in Skype for Windows 10

With more than two billion registered users using both computers and mobile devices, Skype makes it easy to connect with people from different organizations or geographies. The sound quality of your Skype calls on Windows 10 relies on making correct audio settings, as well as the...

How do I enable dark mode on YouTube?

If you use YouTube on your Android device, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC or Mac, there is a way to reduce the battery consumption and protect your eyes from the intense white light of your screen. YouTube has introduced a dark mode for its app on all these platforms in the form of a...

8 ways to start the Skype app in Windows 10

Skype is one of the pioneers of making video and voice calls over the internet, and it has become popular over the years while enjoying its share of controversies too. When you use a Windows 10 PC or device, Skype is built-in, installed, and ready to make your calls...

How to personalize the Google Discover feed on your Android smartphone

Google Discover is the way Google helps you find news and other content on the internet, directly from your smartphone or tablet. By default, it displays data based on your search history, but it can also be personalized to better match your interests. If you want...

Make Windows 10 start with the sound from Windows 7 or older versions

When you start Windows 10, it makes no startup sound. If you miss hearing the startup sound made by Windows 7, Windows XP or other older versions of Windows, you can configure Windows 10 so that it uses the startup sound you want. Let's enjoy a bit of nostalgia, play the Windows...

How to set your Windows 10 location for apps, and why is it useful?

When you run an app in Windows 10, you may need a location for the app to run properly, or to produce relevant information for you. Windows 10 tries to find your device's location, but it may fail to get one. To cope with these situations, Windows 10 has introduced a Default...

Sony CP-AD2M4 charger review: charge multiple devices safely

Charging your mobile devices has become a difficult task at home, at the office and even more so on the road. The Sony CP-AD2M4 charger gives you the ability to charge multiple devices safely. Finding an electrical outlet for every charger that comes with every device you have can be...

Reviewing the Sony SRS-XB01 Bluetooth speaker: small size with loud volume!

Sony has a good range of Bluetooth portable speakers, and SRS-XB01 is the smallest member of the family. Tie it to your bag and forget about it until you need to listen to music. Designed to stick with you everywhere you go, the speaker bellies its size and reaches for a...

How to reset the views in File Explorer or Windows Explorer

Some Windows users personalize the views in File Explorer or Windows Explorer to make the app more useful for the way they navigate files. We can get carried away and make so many changes that we want to get rid of them and return the File Explorer to its...

How to download offline maps in Windows 10

If you are planning a trip to some exotic location or just to another city in your country, you may need map guidance. Almost everybody owns a smartphone nowadays, or at least some other GPS-enabled device that can help assure him/her that he/she is on the right track. In some...

How to configure the default viewing templates in File Explorer

One of the changes often performed in Windows is to customize the way File Explorer displays files. We show you how to make these changes once, and make sure they re-apply automatically for all the other folders that contain the same type of files. This magic is done using...