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3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive? Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account. Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be done from your web browser. You must use your current email or phone number, and choose whether to create an
About InPrivate and Incognito. What's private browsing? Which browser is the best?

About InPrivate and Incognito. What's private browsing? Which browser is the best?

When you want to hide something you do online, you use a private browsing mode like Incognito, Private Browsing, or InPrivate. However, do you know how private you actually are when you use this way of browsing the web? Can others still see what you are doing online? Also, do you know which browser is best at protecting your privacy? We tested the latest versions
How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

How to turn your Android into a Wi-Fi hotspot

If there's no wireless network nearby or if your main internet connection goes down, you can rely on your trusty Android smartphone or tablet. You don't even need a cable, just an affordable data plan. With just a few taps, you can set up a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot on your Android, and other devices can be tethered to it and share its internet connection. This
Razer Naga Pro review: The high-end mouse for any game genre

Razer Naga Pro review: The high-end mouse for any game genre

Razer is one of the most popular gaming companies in the world, and its computer peripherals are well-known for their excellent performance and solid build quality. The latest gaming mouse that they launched is called Razer Naga Pro, a high-end device that comes with something fairly unique: three swappable side plates, each with its own set of buttons. Made to accommodate MMO, MOBA, and FPS
34 keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10's Command Prompt

34 keyboard shortcuts for Windows 10's Command Prompt

We bet that most, if not all the power users and geeks out there love to use the Command Prompt. It's the one-stop go-to whenever you want to issue commands in a text-based form, and it's also one of the best ways to issue administrative commands. The good news is that, in Windows 10, the Command Prompt supports more keyboard shortcuts than in older versions
How to search in Windows 10 with File Explorer

How to search in Windows 10 with File Explorer

Did you know you can use File Explorer to search for files and folders in Windows 10? Well, you can, and there's more to it than that: the Search built into File Explorer even comes with its Search Tools on the ribbon, providing surprisingly advanced search features and options. Read this tutorial to learn how to search in Windows 10 using File Explorer: How
Make InPrivate or Incognito shortcuts for Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Opera, or Internet Explorer

Make InPrivate or Incognito shortcuts for Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Opera, or Internet Explorer

If you don't want your web browser to keep your browsing history, your cookies and site data, temporary files, searches, and the information you entered in forms, then you have to use a form of private browsing. Google Chrome calls this mode Incognito, Firefox and Opera calls it Private Browsing, while Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge call it InPrivate. Read this guide and learn how
How to customize the Android Quick Settings menu

How to customize the Android Quick Settings menu

As implied by their name, the Android Quick Settings provide fast access to different features on your smartphone or tablet. Instead of wasting time digging through settings and menus, you can use the switches in the Quick Settings menu to toggle features like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, or the Flashlight on your Android device. And there are so many Android Quick Settings available that you rarely have
How to configure System Restore in Windows 10

How to configure System Restore in Windows 10

While having the ability to restore your system from a restore point is one of Windows' most useful features, it may be that some people will want to turn it off for all or some of their partitions. Others may wish to change how much space is used for System Restore and assign more or less. To help you out, this guide shows you how
How to sort, group, and filter files & folders in Windows 10's File Explorer

How to sort, group, and filter files & folders in Windows 10's File Explorer

It's important to know how to sort, group, and filter files and folders in Windows 10, especially if you work with a lot of them. No matter how hard you try to organize everything, it may be difficult at times to find a specific item or set of items. That's why File Explorer includes plenty of options for sorting, grouping, and filtering files and folders,
How to add a Microsoft account to Windows 10

How to add a Microsoft account to Windows 10

When you install Windows 10 or set it up for the first time, the operating system invites you to create a Microsoft account. However, during the setup process, you only get to configure one Microsoft account. What if you need to use more than one Microsoft account on your Windows 10 PC? What if you want to create another all-new user account on your PC,
The Windows 10 workgroup and how to change it

The Windows 10 workgroup and how to change it

The Windows 10 workgroup is a simple way to link together a small number of computers and devices, which makes it ideal for home networks, as well as small offices and businesses. If you want to facilitate sharing resources (files, printers, etc.) with other devices on the same network, make sure they are part of the same workgroup in Windows 10. Continue reading to get
What is System Restore and 4 ways to use it

What is System Restore and 4 ways to use it

System Restore is one of those Windows apps that can be categorized as being an "oldie but goldie." If something suddenly stops working as it should or if your Windows 10 PC breaks down without notice, you'll want to know about System Restore and how to use it. This system recovery tool can be a lifesaver and a fast one at that, as it can
ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Mic Adapter review: Crystal-clear voice. Always!

ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Mic Adapter review: Crystal-clear voice. Always!

This summer, ASUS launched a series of new devices designed to offer or improve the audio quality of voice communications. The devices we're talking about use AI (Artificial Intelligence) to remove unwanted noise seamlessly, without requiring any software or additional setup from the user, which sounds great. :) One of the most exciting devices of this kind is the ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Mic Adapter. After
Reviewing Trust GXT 258 Fyru: First-class microphone for streaming

Reviewing Trust GXT 258 Fyru: First-class microphone for streaming

Trust is a computer electronics company from the Netherlands that's well-known for manufacturing devices with an excellent price-performance ratio. One of the areas in which they are active is computer microphones, and the latest such product in their portfolio is the new Trust GXT 258 Fyru. Advertised as being a USB 4-in-1 multipurpose microphone, the Fyru sounds like a great choice for home recording. We've
How to select or highlight text in Windows

How to select or highlight text in Windows

It is hard to ignore the usefulness of selecting text efficiently in Windows, especially if you use Microsoft's Word, WordPad, or Notepad on a daily basis. After all, highlighting a fragment is always the first step, regardless of what you want to do with that text (copy, delete, move, change its format, etc.). Whether you're wondering how to select all in Word, how to highlight
When was a program or app installed in Windows 10?

When was a program or app installed in Windows 10?

You may have your Windows 10 computer or device for a long time. It has many apps and programs installed, and you don't even remember when they got there in the first place. Do you want to find out when an application was installed in Windows 10? Do you want to know when a Windows 10 app from the Microsoft Store was installed? IMPORTANT:
Samsung AX60R5080WD review: The air purifier for large apartments!

Samsung AX60R5080WD review: The air purifier for large apartments!

Samsung creates all kinds of technology: smartphones and tablets, laptops, Smart TVs, and even smart refrigerators or washing machines. However, few people know that Samsung also makes air purifiers. One of their newest models is Samsung AX60R5080WD, and it is a promising model for people who live in cities where air quality is poor. If you want to know what it has to offer, read