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How to change the Windows network profile to Private (or Public)

How to change the Windows network profile to Private (or Public)

When you connect to a new and unknown network in Windows 10 or Windows 11, the operating system sets it as Public which means it doesn’t consider it trustworthy. When the network profile is set to Public, your computer or device is not discoverable on the network, and you cannot share stuff with others. However, you may want to set the network as Private because
How to delete a mapped network drive from Windows (5 ways)

How to delete a mapped network drive from Windows (5 ways)

Mapping network drives and other locations on your Windows laptop or computer is a good way of keeping remote data at hand in your local area network. However, at some point, you might also want to delete some of these drive mappings and keep only those that you regularly use. In this article, we show you exactly how to do that. Here are five methods
How to reset your network adapter(s) in Windows

How to reset your network adapter(s) in Windows

Is your laptop’s Wi-Fi network card no longer working correctly? Are the Ethernet settings on your Windows PC scrambled up, and you can’t make sense of anything? Do you have problems in general with network connectivity on your Windows laptop, PC, or tablet? Then, it is a good idea to reset your network adapter to its default settings and have it behave as new. Here’s
How to open Notepad in Windows (11 ways)

How to open Notepad in Windows (11 ways)

Notepad has always been one of the most useful apps in Windows, and that holds true in both Windows 10 and Windows 11. Whenever you need to write a few things, jot down some thoughts, or simply need to get help in Windows, Notepad is right there at your fingertips. But, before anything else, you should know how to open Notepad on your computer. So
Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra tablet review: a premium experience

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra tablet review: a premium experience

It’s a good time for Samsung: they recently released the excellent Samsung Galaxy S22 smartphone lineup and the Tab S8 tablet series; they enjoy a comfortable lead in the Android market and constantly push the boundaries of technology with their products. Now, I’m not really a fan of tablets, I think they occupy a precarious space between laptops and smartphones. But I got to test
ASUS ZenScreen Go MB16AWP review: A feature-rich portable monitor

ASUS ZenScreen Go MB16AWP review: A feature-rich portable monitor

Nowadays, you can find all kinds of portable monitors on the market. They’re great for boosting your productivity on the go but can also be a good match for your home office if you want to create a dual-screen setup for your desktop PC. During the last few weeks, I was the first tech blogger in the world to test and use the ASUS ZenScreen
Realme GT2 Pro review: A powerhouse with a matching battery

Realme GT2 Pro review: A powerhouse with a matching battery

Realme GT2 Pro is the latest flagship smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer that is part of the BBK group alongside other brands like OnePlus and Oppo. And quite the flagship it is! Realme has put all sorts of goodies in this smartphone: the world’s first 2K AMOLED flat display with LTPO 2.0 technology, the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, all powered by a 5000
How to change a drive’s name and icon in Windows

How to change a drive’s name and icon in Windows

Do you have a USB drive for which you want to change the name and icon displayed by Windows in File Explorer? Are you tired of the default drive icons shown by Windows, and you want to change them with custom ones? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you’re in the right place. Here’s how to set a custom name and
ViewSonic VX2719-PC-MHD review: Fast, curved, and reasonably priced

ViewSonic VX2719-PC-MHD review: Fast, curved, and reasonably priced

The gaming monitors market is getting more crowded every day, and while some models are better than others, not that many offer good price-per-performance ratios. One of the monitors I’ve tested recently seems to be just that: an excellent device aimed at gamers, sold for a reasonable price. I’m talking about the ViewSonic VX2719-PC-MHD, a 27” 1080p curved gaming monitor with a fast 240Hz refresh
What is a Microsoft account? The pros and cons of Microsoft accounts

What is a Microsoft account? The pros and cons of Microsoft accounts

Are you using a laptop with Windows 10 or a gaming PC with Windows 11? Are you editing documents with Microsoft 365 or synchronizing your files with OneDrive? Do you own an Xbox Series X console? Are you still video conferencing on Skype? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, there’s a high chance that you already have a Microsoft account. If
ASUS ROG Desk Mount Kit ACL01 review: Excellent for ROG monitors

ASUS ROG Desk Mount Kit ACL01 review: Excellent for ROG monitors

There are many models of monitor arms and other types of supports out there. Some are more flexible than others, some more powerful, and some more expensive than you’d think. And some are just great, like the ASUS ROG Desk Mount Kit ACL01. Yes, I know a review shouldn’t start with such an affirmation, but hey, it’s true. ASUS’ Republic of Gamers ACL01 desk mount
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra picture quality: Samples from Barcelona

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra picture quality: Samples from Barcelona

A couple of weeks ago, I was in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress, and I had the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra with me as my daily driver for the trip. Alongside its size, price, and specs, one of the aspects that makes this smartphone stand out is the camera system. It has a massive quad-camera system on the back, with the primary camera having
How to change a shortcut icon in Windows 11 and Windows 10

How to change a shortcut icon in Windows 11 and Windows 10

In both Windows 10 and Windows 11, you can change any shortcut icon, whether it's a regular one linking to an app, file, folder, or web page or one of the standard desktop icons. This comes in handy if you dislike the default icon of an app or you want to add a personal touch to your Windows computer or device. Changing the icons of
How to change the mouse pointer size, color, and thickness

How to change the mouse pointer size, color, and thickness

Windows 11 and Windows 10 both have some exciting new options that allow you to change the mouse pointer size and color. Have you grown tired of the dull white or black mouse pointer? Are you having trouble seeing the standard size mouse cursor on your screen? Would you prefer one in a lively color, maybe one that matches your wallpaper? How about making it
How to print the list of running processes in Windows

How to print the list of running processes in Windows

One of our readers asked us: “How do you print the list of running processes from Task Manager?”. Unfortunately, you can’t do this from Task Manager. However, you can run some commands to generate a list of running processes in Windows and then print it like you would print a standard document. Here’s how it all works, using only the tools built into Windows: