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...

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 find or lock your lost or stolen devices with Windows 10

Windows 10 has a device locating feature that makes it easier to find your Windows 10 computers and devices when they get lost. It is called Find My Device and, when it is turned on, it allows Windows 10 to regularly check and store your location and then help you find...

4 ways to start the Windows Firewall

Windows offers a powerful built-in firewall application named Windows Firewall. In Windows 10 the name has been changed to Windows Defender Firewall, but it is the same app with almost the same features across all Windows versions. Checking on its status is a...

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...