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Fingerprint recognition (Windows Hello)

How to enable and use fingerprint authentication in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.01.2024
Some of our readers have asked us if Windows 11 supports biometrics. Yes, it does, but in order for biometric authentication to work, you also need laptops or desktop computers with hardware that’s compatible with things like fingerprint authentication or face recognition. Both types of...
Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge

How to use Internet Explorer mode in Microsoft Edge

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.01.2024
Do you need to access old websites or legacy web apps that were designed to work well in Internet Explorer but aren’t working as they should in Microsoft Edge? It’s a situation that’s more common than one might think, and as some of my friends...
HUAWEI FreeClip

HUAWEI FreeClip review: The most comfortable wireless earbuds?

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.01.2024
Most people like using wireless earbuds, but many have this issue: one of the buds has a harder time remaining in one of your ears and keeps falling off a lot easier than the other. This problem is caused by the fact that we don’t...
Microsoft Store

How to change the Microsoft Store region in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.01.2024
The region or country setting in Windows can have an effect on the apps and games you get access to in the Microsoft Store. If you set the wrong region, you may not be able to find or use certain apps or content that are...
Password protected ZIP

4 tools to lock and password-protect folders in Windows

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.01.2024
It would be great to see Microsoft release a Windows version that allows users to password-protect specific folders that contain sensitive data. However, until that happens, if you want to protect your folders, you must use software created by other companies. Although there are many...
HUAWEI MateBook D 16 2024

HUAWEI MateBook D 16 2024 review: A capable mid-range laptop!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.01.2024
While we all love high-end laptops with amazing displays and incredible performance, most people cannot afford them. Therefore, when buying a laptop, we’re looking for reasonably priced options that provide good value for money. HUAWEI MateBook D 16 2024 is a mid-range model that aims...
Windows Lock Screen

How to change the language on Windows’ lock screen

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.01.2024
Did you install an English version of Windows on your computer, only to change the default display language to another language afterward? Like maybe Spanish, French, German, or any other language you prefer using? If you did that, you probably found out the hard way...
Maps

What is and what you can do with Windows’ Maps app

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.01.2024
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 to help assure you that you’re on the right...
iPhone battery percentage

How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.01.2024
Wondering how to view the battery percentage on your new iPhone? Or maybe you bought a used iPhone and can’t find the battery percentage information? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll tell you how to make the battery percentage always...
Performance Monitor

How to open Performance Monitor in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 03.01.2024
If you’re having trouble with the performance of your Windows computer or laptop, one tool that can help you identify what’s wrong is the old Performance Monitor, which has been available in Windows operating systems since 1993. This tool can help you monitor how your...
Shut Down Windows

How to sign out (log off) from Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 29.12.2023
When you are no longer using your computer or Windows 10 laptop, albeit temporarily, it is a good idea not to stay logged on. Instead, you should either shut it down (to save power) or sign out (to keep your data and work private). If...
The Windows 10 Clipboard

How to sync the Windows 10 clipboard with other PCs and Android phones

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.12.2023
One of the best features of Windows 10 is the ability to store multiple items in your clipboard. But… did you know that you can also share the clipboard between computers running Windows 10 or Windows 11, as well as sync the clipboard with Android...
iOS StandBy

How to use your iPhone in StandBy (nightstand mode)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.12.2023
With iOS 17, Apple introduced a new feature for iPhones called StandBy. It’s something you may not have heard of before, but you may have stumbled across it while using your iPhone or while checking out what’s new in the Settings app. StandBy is quite...
ASUS ExpertCenter PN42

ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 review: A fanless mini PC!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 22.12.2023
In July of 2023, Intel and ASUS made the headlines: Intel with its decision to kill its NUC mini PC lineup, and ASUS stepping in to manufacture and develop future NUC systems instead. Luckily, ASUS is making good on its promise, launching many diverse mini...
Lexar DDR4-3200

Lexar DDR4-3200 review: The cost-effective RAM upgrade!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.12.2023
If you are looking for a reliable and affordable way to upgrade your desktop PC, you may want to check out the Lexar DDR4-3200 (LD4AU016G-B3200GSST) desktop memory. This RAM module is designed to deliver good performance and compatibility with most modern desktop systems. In this...
ZIP file

How to unzip files in Windows (with built-in tools)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.12.2023
If you work with file archives, it’s useful to know how to unzip files on Windows 10 and Windows 11. The good news is that both operating systems support ZIP files by default, so you don’t need third-party apps to extract them on your PC....
Copilot in Windows 11

What is and how to use Windows Copilot in Microsoft Edge

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 18.12.2023
ChatGPT is not just this unusual artificial intelligence or weird chatbot that can explain Quantum Theory to a child in the style of Snoop Dogg. And Copilot for Windows is more than just an AI playing the role of a boring female robot called Cortana...