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When I am not writing articles for Digital Citizen, you will probably find me disassembling laptops, working on my model airplane collection or playing indie games nobody ever heard of. Engineer by profession, I have a published book and a lot of patience to explain technology to anyone interested.
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Reviewing the Synology DiskStation DS1621+ NAS: jack of all trades

Synology requires little introduction when it comes to networking products, especially network-attached storage (NAS) and surveillance solutions. In this article, we will review the DiskStation DS1621+ 6-bay NAS. On paper, it is perfect for small businesses and enthusiasts who need a...

How to face unlock Windows 11 with Windows Hello

Unlocking your device using face recognition is a super-easy way of accessing your tablet, laptop, or PC. With Windows Hello Face, Microsoft has refined this type of authentication and has enhanced its security. This article explains what Windows Hello Face is and...

9 ways to start Paint in Windows

Paint is one of Microsoft's oldest applications, but it can still be useful if you want to draw or edit images on your Windows PC, laptop or tablet. However, before you can do that, you must first know how to locate and open Paint. Although it is simple to find and...

How to open the Task Manager in Windows 11 and Windows 10

Task Manager is a great tool that helps you manage the way apps, processes, and services run on your Windows PC. Before you can work with the Task Manager, you should first know how to open it. In this guide, we show you different ways of running it, whether you use...

How to exit Safe Mode in Windows

Windows Safe Mode is a great way to troubleshoot your computer or device. You can use it to uninstall problematic drivers or programs and to remove stubborn malware. Once you have fixed your Windows problems, you can exit Safe Mode and boot normally into the Windows...

Xiaomi 11T review: Ticking the right boxes!

With Huawei out of the Android market for a while now, Xiaomi has quickly stepped up and filled the market with smartphones and tablets that are increasingly interesting. The latest smartphone in the Xiaomi 11 range, the Xiaomi 11T, is a mid-range phone with promising specs, set to...

How to use Tracking prevention in Microsoft Edge

Have you ever searched for a product online, only to have advertisements for similar products follow you around on completely unrelated sites? This happens because websites track your internet activity through advertising cookies and other means. If you are concerned about privacy,...

3 ways to connect to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11

Connecting to hidden Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11 is not an easy task. In this tutorial, we explain when it is useful to use a hidden network, what information is required in order to access a hidden Wi-Fi, and how to connect to hidden networks on laptops, tablets, and other devices...

How to forget Wi-Fi networks in Windows 11

When you connect to a wireless network, Windows saves its credentials (network name password, encryption type) for easy access the next time it’s in range. If you have issues connecting to a Wi-Fi network you’ve connected to in the past, deleting the data for that network can...

6 ways to sign out of Windows 11

Signing out of Windows is useful when you need to sign in with another user, apply various settings, and even troubleshoot applications. As opposed to switching users, this action completely shuts down all processes associated with the current user, freeing up resources and preparing...

How to zoom in and zoom out in your web browser

There are several ways in which you can optimize the reading experience while using a web browser. One way is to zoom in and make the text, images, and icons bigger on the web pages that you want to read. You may need to do this because your eyes are tired, or the resolution of the...

How to turn on Dark Mode in Windows 11

Windows 11 has a lot of improvements over its predecessor, both in terms of functionality and design. If you want to personalize your Windows 11 experience and you are a fan of Dark Mode on your devices and apps, we have good news: there is a Dark Mode for Windows...

How to set and configure Location Services in Windows 11

Location Services allow for a more personalized experience in Windows 11 by enabling location-based information to be displayed. Precise location means better weather reporting, more relevant local news, and overall greater functionality for apps and Windows. The downside is...