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Screensaver

What is a screensaver and should you use one?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.07.2020
Have you heard about screensavers? Do you know what they are and what their purpose is? Why do we call them screensavers after all? Do they save our screens? We have done a bit of research and found out that, although popular more than a...
Dark Mode

Windows 10 Dark Mode: How to turn it On and Off!

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 14.07.2020
Windows 10 has a Dark Mode. The feature is not new, and it has been improved over time. Today it looks and works better than it did when it was first launched, back in 2016. When enabled, Dark Mode changes the appearance of the Windows...
Photos

How to transfer photos from iPhone to Android (4 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.07.2020
Sending photos from an iPhone to an Android smartphone or tablet was not an easy task a few years ago. Fortunately, things have changed for the better, although no thanks to Apple, but rather because Google, Microsoft, and other companies offer us easy ways to...
Search

12 tips on how to search in Windows 10

  • misc
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 10.07.2020
Search has always been one of the essential features of Windows. Although every version of Windows lets you search for files, folders, apps, and other items, none of them offers such a powerful search experience as Windows 10. Microsoft takes the Search feature to a...
Data Usage

The Android Data Saver and how to enable it

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 10.07.2020
The Android Data Saver ensures that you make the most of your data plan. Most apps run in the background, consuming precious data in an effort to keep you up to date. With the built-in Data Saver on Android, you can decide which apps get...
Windows 10 desktops

6 ways to show the Windows 10 Desktop: All you need to know

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.07.2020
The Desktop is the home base for many users in Windows 10, and there are several ways to access it. Even if you don't store files and folders on it, you can switch to the Windows Desktop to quickly hide your screen's contents. When you...
UEFI BIOS

How to check the BIOS version from Windows (8 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.07.2020
Do you need to know the exact version of the firmware (BIOS or UEFI) installed on your computer's motherboard? Traditionally, this means that you have to restart your computer, manually enter the BIOS and check the version information displayed there. It is one way of...
Drivers

How to uninstall drivers from Windows, in 5 steps

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.07.2020
Drivers are critical because you cannot fully use your computers and devices without them. However, some drivers can be too old and incompatible with your version of Windows or new and insufficiently tested. To get rid of errors, crashes, and Blue Screens of Death, you...
UEFI BIOS

How to enter BIOS in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 03.07.2020
While most users never have to do this, there are times when you need to know how to enter the BIOS on your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet. The UEFI BIOS in Windows 10 is the first software to run on your computer and...
Windows Security

How to make a Windows Defender Offline scan

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.07.2020
There are times when your computers and devices may be infected by malware that is difficult to remove with traditional antivirus. On other occasions, the malware blocks the installation of any antivirus, and you cannot remove it manually. In such delicate situations, you need to...
Windows 10

13 best things about Windows 10

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.06.2020
Microsoft says that Windows 10 is the best Windows ever. That means that the most popular computer operating system of all times - Windows 10 - has to meet plenty of high expectations. Although it has its fair share of problems, especially with updates, Windows...
Network sharing

How to share folders, files, and libraries with the network, in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 26.06.2020
A lot of people have several computers in their homes and workplaces. If you're one of them, then you may need to share folders, files, and libraries with other users and computers on the same network. Unfortunately, many don't know how to share something on...
Windows Security

Protect your PC with Windows Security alongside a third-party antivirus

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.06.2020
In general, we recommend installing security suites on Windows 10 PCs, from the likes of Bitdefender, ESET, or F-Secure. They usually provide more features and better antivirus protection than the built-in Microsoft Defender Antivirus found in Windows Security. The thing is that, when you install...
Windows 10 user sign in

How to login to Windows 10 with a PIN? How to change the login PIN?

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 24.06.2020
People hate passwords because they are long, hard to remember, and preferably unique. To keep your security at a decent level and make it faster for you to sign in, Microsoft has created several authentication methods for Windows 10. One of the fastest is the...
Timeline

The Windows 10 Timeline and how to make the most of it

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 23.06.2020
The Windows 10 Timeline is meant to improve your workflow by allowing you to quickly resume tasks previously started on your Microsoft account. The days of searching for those files you edited last week are over, because the Windows Timeline remembers them for you and...
Windows 10

Windows 10 sucks! Here are 12 reasons why!

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.06.2020
While Windows 10 is regularly growing and evolving with new features, apps, and improvements, some things about it are not so great. We are not trying to be perfectionists, but there are more than just a few things that Microsoft could change or improve in...
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite review: The latest in mid-range tablets!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.06.2020
The Android tablets market is not as hot and contested as it was a few years ago. However, companies do release new models from time to time. Samsung has recently launched the Galaxy Tab S6 Lite - an Android tablet with a reasonable price and...