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Zoom Meetings

2 ways to host meetings on Zoom

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.04.2020
Zoom has become one of the most used online communication tools in the world, partly because its services and apps are of excellent quality and easy to use, partly because many people are working remotely from their homes these days. If you're looking for a...
Windows 10 Split Screen

How to split screen on Windows 10 and view apps side by side

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 30.03.2020
The Windows 10 split screen feature is excellent for multitasking, especially if you're using a large display. You can view apps in Windows 10 side by side, on top of each other, or both, since it's possible to snap up to four app windows on...
Skype

How to use Skype on Windows 10 like a Pro

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.03.2020
Both on Windows 10 and on mobile platforms, Microsoft simplified Skype's user experience, making it look similar and work the same on touch-based devices and regular mouse and keyboard ones. In this tutorial, we show you how to use Skype on Windows 10, in the...
Windows 10 Tablet

Windows 10 Tablet mode: Learn all about it and how to use it!

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 23.03.2020
The Windows 10 Tablet mode was designed to help you take advantage of your touchscreen device. However, if you enjoy the full-screen Tablet mode environment more than the classic windowed one, you can also use it on your desktop computer. This tutorial explains what the...
Remote Desktop

How to enable Remote Desktop in Windows 10 (or Windows 7)

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 20.03.2020
Remote Desktop connections allow you to connect to a PC or device through the internet or a local network. When you are connecting to a Windows 10 or Windows 7 PC, you see that computer's desktop, and you can access its apps, files, and folders...
Android split screen

The Android Split screen feature: How to multitask like a pro!

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 18.03.2020
The Android Split screen feature comes in handy whenever you want to have two apps open on your screen at the same time. You can use the Android Split screen to finish watching that hilarious cat video while skimming your work emails. It also saves...
Cortana

2 ways to change the language used by Cortana in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.03.2020
Although Cortana's native language is English, she is not limited to just that. She can understand and speak other languages too. For each of the languages she knows, she is able to adapt not only her voice and speech style, but also the information that...
Taskbar

9 ways to pin shortcuts to the Windows 10 taskbar

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.03.2020
You probably have some apps, programs, or other tools that you use often, and, as such, you want to have speedy access to them. An excellent way to make that happen is to pin those items to the taskbar. Furthermore, that's not everything that you...
Printer

How to share your printer with the network, in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.03.2020
If you have a printer plugged into your Windows 10 PC, you can share it with the other computers and devices connected to the same local network. It is a useful feature if you don't want to physically move the printer each time you use...
IP Address

How to change the DHCP lease time in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.03.2020
The DHCP lease time is a setting that controls how long your Windows 10 computers, as well as other devices such as smartphones or printers, keep their dynamically allocated IP addresses. Do you want to know how to change the DHCP lease time, how to...
Android Home Screen

Android Home screen customization in 6 easy steps

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 05.03.2020
When you're thinking about Android Home screen customization, the first thing that comes to mind is probably changing your wallpaper. However, there are more aspects you can personalize here to make your Android device feel yours, like adding shortcuts, widgets, and folders, or creating new...
PowerShell

Reset PowerShell and CMD to their default settings

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.03.2020
After you work for a while with the Command Prompt or PowerShell, you are likely to end up customizing the way they look. After all, by default, their looks and colors look quite dull for many. You might change the font, its size, the color...
UEFI BIOS

How to update the BIOS of your motherboard

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.03.2020
One of the most important things that you should not mess up is updating the BIOS of your computer's motherboard. Yes, the process is not that complicated even though it is not easy either, but there are so many things that you must get right,...
File Explorer

How to export the directory tree of a folder in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.02.2020
Did you ever need to export the entire directory tree from a particular folder? Did you need to get a text or Excel document that lists all the files and folders inside a specific folder from your computer into a hierarchical structure? We had this...