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Screenshot mobile

How to screenshot on Android (5 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 27.01.2023
You can take screenshots on Android devices in surprisingly different ways, depending on the manufacturer of your device and the Android interface available on it. However, a few methods work on all Android devices, no matter who makes them: Motorola, Google, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, POCO, realme, OnePlus, Honor, etc. Here’s...
Screenshot mobile

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy (6 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 25.01.2023
Do you own a Samsung smartphone like the popular Galaxy A73 5G or Galaxy S22? Or maybe a Samsung tablet? While using your device, you may need to take screenshots from time to time: perhaps you want to save a high score you’ve reached in a game you like, keep...
Web browsers

Where are cookies stored in Windows? (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 19.01.2023
Cookies are tiny files stored on your PC or device, which can be used by websites or web apps to tailor your online experience. That’s all nice and dandy, but where are cookies stored in Windows 10 and Windows 11? In the past, web browsers used to keep cookies in...
Opera

How to see and clear cookies in Opera and Opera GX

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 17.01.2023
Most websites use cookies to store information about your visits and preferences. For example, cookies may be used for tracking purposes or for personalizing the ads displayed to match your interests. Do you use Opera or Opera GX? Do you want to view the cookies found in Opera or Opera...
Clock app

5 things you can do with the Windows Clock app

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 11.01.2023
Introduced with Windows 11, the Clock app is now also included in Windows 10, replacing the old Alarms & Clock. However, despite its simple name, the Windows Clock app brings several improvements and the Focus sessions to help you concentrate on your daily tasks and increase productivity. This guide illustrates...
Task Scheduler

11 ways open Task Scheduler in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.01.2023
Do you want to schedule Windows to perform certain tasks at specific intervals or display a message when something happens on your PC? Well, to do that, you need the Task Scheduler. And to use it, you must first know how to access it. If you want a complete roundup...
Clock app

How to use Focus sessions in the Windows Clock app

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 06.01.2023
When opening the Clock app in Windows 10 and Windows 11, the Focus sessions tab is the first thing that shows up. Seeing how we are always bombarded with notifications, reminders, chat messages, and calls, the Windows Focus sessions feature helps you set time aside to concentrate on what’s important....
Windows SmartScreen

How to turn off SmartScreen in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.12.2022
The SmartScreen filter, Windows SmartScreen, or the Windows Defender SmartScreen are the same protection feature, with different names, depending on the Windows version you’re using. While it helps protect your computer from malicious files, apps, and websites, some users consider it annoying and want to disable it. If you want...
Disc image

What is a disk image file (ISO, IMG, NRG, BIN, etc.)?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.12.2022
Have you encountered the terms disk image or ISO image? You may have heard them from a tech-savvy friend who has a huge library of disks (CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray disks), but he or she doesn’t appear to use any of them, at least not regularly. Well, that friend of yours...
Unknown file

How to open an unknown file in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.12.2022
We all encountered files with uncommon extensions from time to time. Of course, many of us know about .docx files, .pdf files, .mp3 files, or .iso files. However, have you heard about the .eps file extension? How about .dng or .eps? What do you do if you have to open...
Windows SmartScreen

What is the SmartScreen filter, and how does it work?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.12.2022
If you use Microsoft Edge in Windows 11 or Windows 10, you may have encountered the SmartScreen filter or the Windows Defender SmartScreen. This is a feature found in all modern Windows operating systems. Its purpose is to steer you away from malicious and dangerous websites and files that you...
Virtual machine

How to install Windows 11 on a virtual machine

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.12.2022
The best way to test a new operating system without putting your computers at risk is to install and try it on a virtual machine. That’s also true about Windows 11, Microsoft’s brand-new operating system, which, although nice and shiny, comes with plenty of changes and has its share of...
Clock app

How to use the Windows Stopwatch

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.12.2022
There is no standalone Windows stopwatch app, but the Stopwatch built into the Clock app is very easy to use. Designed with sporting events in mind, the Windows Stopwatch lets you time anything accurately, helping you record laps and splits as well. Read this guide to find out everything about...
Disc image

Burn disc images with Windows Disc Image Burner (ISO to Blu-Ray, DVD)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 08.12.2022
An ISO file (or an IMG file) is a disk image that stores a disk’s content and structure, whether it’s a CD, DVD, Blu-Ray disc, hard disk drive, or USB flash drive, into a single file. Windows 10 and Windows 11 have a built-in app named Windows Disc Image Burner,...