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How to configure your touchpad in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.10.2019
If you use a laptop, a 2-in-1 device, or any other kind of mobile computer, you are also probably using a touchpad. Therefore, you should set your touchpad to work the way you want it. Windows 10 gives you many options for handling simple settings like adjusting the touchpad sensitivity,...
Sony Xperia 10

Sony Xperia 10 review: Beautiful cinematic display, average performance!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.09.2019
Even though Sony manufactures some great high-end smartphones, it seems to be struggling to create compelling mid-range smartphones. The Xperia 10 represents the company's 2019 attempt of entering the mid-range market with a unique smartphone. What makes it unique? Well, the Xperia 10 is the only mid-range smartphone that offers...
Notification area

The Windows 10 system tray - How to show or hide icons!

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 27.09.2019
  Located on the right side of the taskbar, the system tray, correctly called the Notification area, has been a part of Windows for over 20 years. It kept on improving since it was first introduced with Windows 95, providing easy access to system functions, notifications, and applications. The Windows...
Epson EcoTank L5190

Reviewing the Epson EcoTank L5190 all-in-one ink tank printer with ADF

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 26.09.2019
Epson is a famous brand when it comes to printers, and especially to multifunctional ones, like the EcoTank L5190. This printer can also work as a scanner, copier, and fax machine. One of its key features is the EcoTank cartridge-free printing system. Epson has been implementing it in many of...
File types

4 ways to create random dummy files with a specific size in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 25.09.2019
While most regular users might have issues understanding the need to create random dummy files of a specific size, geeks, software developers, and power users know why such files can come in handy sometimes. You can use dummy files to figure out if there are any bad sectors on your...
File

How to create a dump file for an app, background or Windows process

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 24.09.2019
You may not know what a dump file is, but you may have noticed Windows 10 mentioning a dump file when it crashes into a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). A dump file is a snapshot of an app or process, at the time when the file is created. The...
Command Prompt (CMD)

How to customize the Command Prompt (cmd) in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 23.09.2019
The Command Prompt is a powerful tool, and we enjoy using it. However, it does look somewhat boring and unfriendly. The good news is that you can customize Command Prompt aspects according to your needs and preferences, including its appearance and color scheme. This tutorial shows you all the different...
ISO File

How to open (mount) or eject (unmount) ISO files in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 20.09.2019
In Windows 10, File Explorer can open and eject ISO disc images without requiring users to install third-party apps for this task. This feature comes in handy when you are trying to work with disc images, view and interact with their content. In this article, we show you the straightforward...
Night Lights

The Windows 10 Night light: What it does and how to use it

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.09.2019
Whether it is because we look at them too much or because they radiate too much blue light, screens are known to cause eye problems. It is almost impossible to avoid screens in our daily lives. There are also many night owls like ourselves, regularly watching our computers' screens during...
Trust GXT 144 Rexx

Reviewing Trust GXT 144 Rexx - The mouse that mixes health with gaming!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 16.09.2019
Most people do not associate the terms "gaming mouse" with "vertical mouse." While a vertical mouse is often sought by people who have health problems, like repetitive strain injury (RSI), or by those who want to prevent such issues, gaming mice are attractive to gamers, and to people who use...
Windows Security

Should you disable the Cloud-delivered protection from Windows 10?

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 13.09.2019
The Windows Defender Antivirus from Windows 10 has a couple of excellent protection features, some of which are misunderstood. Two of them are named Cloud-delivered protection and Automatic sample submission, and they work in tandem. With their help, you get efficient protection against unknown threats that have not yet been...
desktop.ini

Desktop.ini - What is this file? Why are there two of them on my desktop?

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 12.09.2019
If you've recently tinkered with File Explorer's settings in Windows, you might be surprised to discover some files called desktop.ini in all the folders on your computer or device. The two desktop.ini files present on your Desktop are the most noticeable and raise a lot of questions: What are these...
Windows apps

The complete guide to setting the default apps in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.09.2019
Do you want to know how to change the default apps used by Windows 10 for activities like viewing pictures, or watching movies? Do you want to set a new app as the default for a particular file type, like images with the PNG file extension? Do you need a...
iRobot Roomba 605

iRobot Roomba 605 review: The basic, affordable and lovable vacuuming robot

  • review
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 10.09.2019
While Asimov's I, Robot remains merely a sci-fi book at this point, the Roomba from the similarly named company offers a glimpse into a future where humans are free of the tedious, time-consuming task of vacuuming. The iRobot Roomba 605 (which is the same as the iRobot Roomba 606, just...
Video Editor

12 things you can do with the Video Editor from Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.09.2019
A long time ago, Microsoft decided to end the development of Windows Movie Maker, a program that many Windows users used for creating videos. People were asking for a new tool and, although it took some time, in the versions of Windows 10 starting with Fall Creators Update (1709), Microsoft...