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How to do a firmware update for any kind of device

Firmware is essential for many types of devices. It's that "built-in software" (microcode) that's responsible for making our devices do their jobs, or more precisely, make them power on and function. Firmware, like any other programming, can be improved over time. Whether it's for...

How to change the bandwidth limits for Windows 10 updates

If you have a metered or slow internet connection, you probably hate the fact that a lot of data gets downloaded each month for Windows 10 updates and also how updates make your internet connection slower. Fortunately, newer versions of Windows 10 have a built-in feature called...

6 ways to change an account to Administrator and back in Windows 10

If you want to promote a trustworthy user or limit the permissions of a naughty one on your Windows 10 PC, there are several ways to change an account type from Standard to Administrator and the other way around. While a Standard account lets you access the...

Connect an Android phone to a Windows 10 laptop or PC via Bluetooth

Connecting an Android phone to a Windows 10 laptop through Bluetooth is a first step required to transfer files or share the internet connection between the two devices using Bluetooth tethering. Every Android mobile today supports Bluetooth, so it’s convenient using the popular...

Proxy vs. VPN: When to use a proxy server and when to use a VPN?

Both VPN (Virtual Private Networks) and proxy servers are designed to keep you anonymous on the internet. They can also help you access websites and services that are not available to everyone because of censorship or various restrictions. Proxies and VPNs each have their advantages...

How to use the File Explorer views in Windows 10 like a pro

One of the strengths of File Explorer is the number of different ways you can view the content of a folder on your Windows 10 PC. Whether it is a bare-bones listing of file names or a view that shows graphics in large-sized thumbnails, File Explorer makes it easy to...

How to install a wireless printer in your Wi-Fi network

There are many people who need to install a printer in their home network. Suppose you are planning to buy one soon. In that case, you should consider a wireless printer, as it allows you to print from anywhere in your home and helps you eliminate one more wire. It lets you place...

How to add and use a VPN in Windows 10 (all you need to know)

VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, have become widely used tools that help people securely access a private network and share sensitive data through public networks. The main idea is that VPNs can generate virtual P2P (point-to-point) connections, or so-called encrypted tunnels, that...

How to block apps on Android from accessing the internet

Some Android apps access the internet too often, and you might not want that. Whether it's because they consume your data plan faster or they end up using too much battery, you might want to know how to turn off cellular data for specific apps in Android. Maybe you have other apps...

6 ways to sign in to Windows 10

Most people sign into Windows 10 using their password or the PIN they’ve created for their user accounts. However, there are other ways in which you can log in to Windows 10. You can do it using your face, your fingerprint, or a security key, if your computer offers support for...

ASUS RT-AX82U review: gaming meets Wi-Fi 6!

ASUS RT-AX82U is a dual-band gaming router with support for Wi-Fi 6. It features RGB lighting, a more reasonable price than other Wi-Fi 6 routers, and interesting features that are useful for people that play games online. To make it even more appealing, you can also use it as part...

How to set an Android proxy server for Wi-Fi: All you need to know

Do you have to use a Wi-Fi proxy server for Android to access the Internet at school or work? Or maybe you decided to configure an Android proxy server to protect your online privacy. Proxy servers are practical tools that act as intermediaries between you and the rest of the...

6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10. Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices. However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a...

What's new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

The autumnal October 2020 Update (version 20H2) for Windows 10 is out and brings a few new things designed to streamline our experience with this operating system. While this update doesn't come with as many new features as previous ones, that's not necessarily a bad thing. In a way,...

How to switch to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one

If you already gave the Microsoft experience a shot and you're not impressed, switching to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one is a simple process. While logging in with Microsoft has the advantage of cross-device synchronization, some users choose the security and...

How to change the language on Netflix (7 ways)

How to change the language on Netflix? It's a simple question that many people are asking. Although the answer is pretty straightforward, you might find it easier to just follow a couple of instructions on how to do it. Without further ado, do you want to learn how to change the...