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Garmin HRM-Fit review: The fitness tracker for your sports bra!

Garmin HRM-Fit review: The fitness tracker for your sports bra!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 05.02.2024
At CES 2024, Garmin announced two devices for women, prioritizing comfort and wearability. One is a chest strap named Garmin HRM-Fit that works with sports bras. This device is compatible with several Garmin smartwatches, cycling computers, and various fitness equipment, appealing to women who are...
How to pin to the taskbar in Windows 11

How to pin to the taskbar in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.02.2024
If you want to access your frequently used apps, programs, or other tools quickly, you can pin them to the taskbar of your Windows 11 computer. And that’s not all you can do with the taskbar: you can also pin special items and shortcuts to...
Garmin Lily 2 Classic review: Classy smartwatch for women

Garmin Lily 2 Classic review: Classy smartwatch for women

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 31.01.2024
A lot of smartwatches out there look like a bulky, heavy piece of technology, strapped on your wrist. While many smartwatches can be useful to women, few are designed just for them, and even fewer look like beautiful watches you would wear even during a...
How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode with Networking

How to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode with Networking

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.01.2024
If your Windows is acting up or not booting at all, you may want to try Safe Mode to fix it. Safe Mode is a special way of starting Windows that only loads the essential stuff, so you can troubleshoot and repair the issues. But...
How to master the touchpad on a Windows laptop

How to master the touchpad on a Windows laptop

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.01.2024
If you have a Windows 11 or a Windows 10 laptop with a precision touchpad, you can use various gestures to interact with both the operating system and your apps. Did you know that you can use gestures that involve not just one or two...
Pin Google Weather to your Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

Pin Google Weather to your Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 26.01.2024
My father asked me the other day: “Does Google have its own Weather app? I want it on my Android phone!” At the time of writing, Google does not have a standalone Weather app, at least not for Android smartphones. However, it can provide a...
ASUS RT-AX57 Go review: A versatile travel router!

ASUS RT-AX57 Go review: A versatile travel router!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 24.01.2024
ASUS started the year 2024 by launching a versatile travel router with an interesting list of features, some of which are surprisingly advanced. This router is named ASUS RT-AX57 Go. It’s small, lightweight, and can provide 4G and 5G mobile tethering capabilities, advanced VPN features,...
What is and how to use Personal Vault in OneDrive

What is and how to use Personal Vault in OneDrive

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 23.01.2024
OneDrive is a cloud storage service that lets you store and access your files from any device. One of its best features is the Personal Vault, a secure folder that requires additional authentication to access your most sensitive and important files. In this tutorial post,...
How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

How to boot Windows 10 in Safe Mode

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.01.2024
One of the best ways to troubleshoot Windows 10 issues is to use Safe Mode, a minimal environment that allows you to run the operating system with only the essential drivers and services. However, the old methods of pressing F8 or SHIFT + F8 during...
How to use Apple Maps offline on an iPhone

How to use Apple Maps offline on an iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.01.2024
If you know you’re going to travel in an area where mobile internet is unreliable or where data usage is costly, you may want to download offline maps in Apple Maps on your iPhone. Offline maps let you view the map and get directions without...
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 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...
HUAWEI FreeClip review: The most comfortable wireless earbuds?

HUAWEI FreeClip review: The most comfortable wireless earbuds?

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.01.2024
Most people like using wireless earbuds, but many have this issue: one of the buds has a harder time remaining in one of your ears and keeps falling off a lot easier than the other. This problem is caused by the fact that we don’t...
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...
4 tools to lock and password-protect folders in Windows

4 tools to lock and password-protect folders in Windows

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.01.2024
It would be great to see Microsoft release a Windows version that allows users to password-protect specific folders that contain sensitive data. However, until that happens, if you want to protect your folders, you must use software created by other companies. Although there are many...
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 show the battery percentage on your iPhone

How to show the battery percentage on your iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.01.2024
Wondering how to view the battery percentage on your new iPhone? Or maybe you bought a used iPhone and can’t find the battery percentage information? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, I’ll tell you how to make the battery percentage always...
How to sign out (log off) from Windows 10

How to sign out (log off) from Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 29.12.2023
When you are no longer using your computer or Windows 10 laptop, albeit temporarily, it is a good idea not to stay logged on. Instead, you should either shut it down (to save power) or sign out (to keep your data and work private). If...