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What does it mean to use technology productively? How do you use devices and computers with Windows, Android, or iOS? Which gadgets make your work easier? How to personalize the operating system and the gadgets that you are using?

How to use the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows

How to use the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 18.01.2024
If you need to type without a keyboard, the On-Screen Keyboard in Windows might be helpful. It allows you to type by using a mouse. You can even set up and use this function without having a keyboard connected to your computer, which can be...
How to disable the touchpad in Windows 10

How to disable the touchpad in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.01.2024
Are you wondering how to turn your touchpad off? If you’re using a Windows 10 laptop with a touchpad, you may sometimes want to disable it to prevent accidental clicks or movements. Or maybe you just want to turn off your touchpad when typing on...
How to use 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...
How to change the Microsoft Store region in Windows

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

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...
How to change the language on 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...
What is and what you can do with Windows’ Maps app

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...
How to open Performance Monitor in Windows

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

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...
ASUS ExpertCenter PN42 review: A fanless mini PC!

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 review: The cost-effective RAM upgrade!

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

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....
What is and how to use Windows Copilot in Microsoft Edge

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...
The Windows 10 Clipboard: How to access it, add items, paste from it, etc.

The Windows 10 Clipboard: How to access it, add items, paste from it, etc.

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 14.12.2023
The Clipboard in Windows 10 has had an interesting evolution. Initially, it was the same basic clipboard we got used to from the old days of Windows 7. Then, it turned into an app that stores your clipboard’s history, synchronizes items across devices, and enhances...
How to make a ZIP file in Windows (with built-in tools)

How to make a ZIP file in Windows (with built-in tools)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.12.2023
Are you wondering how to zip a file in Windows 10 or Windows 11? While ZIP files have been around since 1989, you had to install a third-party app in Windows to work with files that have the “.zip” extension for the first ten years....
How to change your user account name in Windows 11

How to change your user account name in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.12.2023
Did someone tell you that you can’t change your account name in Windows 11? If you’re here, you probably want to prove them otherwise. And you can, because yes, you can rename a user account in Windows 11, and it’s also quite easy. However, to...
Gigabyte Z790 AORUS PRO X review: A femme fatale for your Intel Core CPU

Gigabyte Z790 AORUS PRO X review: A femme fatale for your Intel Core CPU

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.12.2023
If you are looking for a high-end motherboard that can handle the latest Intel processors and deliver top-notch performance, you might want to check out the Gigabyte Z790 AORUS PRO X. This motherboard is packed with features and has a fancy all-white design that will...