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News, tutorials, articles about apps and programs that people use on their computers, smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets.

How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

From the very beginning, laptop manufacturers have included special function keys on their keyboards, offering users quick and easy access to common tasks. However, each manufacturer’s idea of what would be useful was unique, so there was no consistency from brand to brand....

How to use the mobile browser emulator in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera

Do you need to access a smartphone browser emulator on your PC to test the mobile version of a website you are interested in? Maybe you are a web developer, or you want to become one, and you need to simulate a mobile browser for the project you are working on. Regardless of your...

How to screenshot on Windows (9 ways)

Do you use Windows, and you need to take a screenshot quickly? Do you have trouble with finding the Print Screen key, or it’s not working, so you’re looking for a new Print Screen shortcut? Do you want to know how to take a screenshot of the active window...

How to create QR codes using a free QR code generator

Do you want to create a QR code, but you’re wondering what tools you should use for that? QR codes can be instrumental in many different ways. For example, if you’re a teacher, you might want to learn how to create QR codes in Google Docs or Word, with quick answers to the exam...

How to pin to Start Menu in Windows 10: The complete guide

Do you want to know how to pin to Start in Windows 10? While most users figure out how to pin apps to the Start Menu in Windows 10, not everyone knows how to pin settings, email accounts, or their favorite locations. Did you know you can also pin a file to the Start...

How to open WordPad in Windows (9 ways)

WordPad has been around for a long time, since Windows 95, which means it’s over 25 years old. If you are an old-school user, you may still want to use it for editing documents in Windows. Although the venerable WordPad app is a bit hidden in Windows, there are many ways to find...

How to change the search engine on Chrome for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS

The address bar in Google Chrome can be used as a search box, and the default search engine is, obviously, Google. Do you want to know how to change Chrome’s search engine from Google to something else, like Bing or DuckDuckGo? Does your Chrome already use a different search engine...

How to pin a website to the taskbar or the Start Menu in Windows 10

Do you want to know how to pin a website that you visit often, so that you can access it faster? Maybe you start your day with facebook.com, with a news site that you enjoy reading, or by checking Gmail.com. No matter what browser you’re using, in Windows 10, you can pin any site...

12 small things that Windows 10 does better than older versions

More than a couple of years have passed since Windows 10 was launched back in 2015, and many things have changed since then. Although the most popular operating system in the world has received important improvements over time, there are also quite a few smaller things that make...

How to pin Steam games to Start in Windows 10

If you’re a gamer and want everything within reach, it’s a great idea to pin Steam games to the Start Menu in Windows 10. While Steam offers a Favorites list, launching the app to open a game can feel like a long time when your friends are waiting for you online. But...

Which features from Windows 7 are no longer available in Windows 10?

The latest operating system from Microsoft - Windows 10 - is definitely full of new things compared to previous Windows versions. But, like all things in life, there are also some elements missing from it, programs and features people used and loved. Which feature is no longer found...

How to open File Explorer and Windows Explorer: 12 ways

File Explorer is one of the most used apps in Windows 10, just like Windows Explorer is one of the most used tools in Windows 7. Whether you need to copy or move files or delete some, there is always one thing that you have to do first, and that is to open the...

The best free QR scanners for iPhone

QR codes are everywhere these days: you can find them on websites, flyers, apps, ads, tags, and even on your favorite beverages. It is almost impossible not to stumble on at least one QR code every week. However, unless you know how to read the information they store, you might miss...

5 ways to upload files to Google Drive

Are you a fan of Google’s services, especially Google Drive? Why wouldn’t you be, considering that it’s one of the best cloud storage solutions out there? However, if you didn’t have the chance to use it until now, you might be wondering how it works. Do you know how...

OneDrive not syncing? 5 ways to force OneDrive to sync in Windows

Although we tend to like the OneDrive service, and we use it on our Windows 10 computers, there are a few quirks that we have trouble with. One of them is that, sometimes, we’re facing issues with OneDrive not syncing. Another one is knowing when it performed the last...

How to turn off Chrome notifications on Android: The complete guide

If you’re sick of the constant Google Chrome notifications spam, there are several ways to get rid of it. One option is to completely turn off Chrome notifications on Android and continue to use your smartphone or tablet without further interruptions. However, if you’d still like...