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Review TP-Link Deco M5 v2: A beautiful whole-home WiFi system!

Review TP-Link Deco M5 v2: A beautiful whole-home WiFi system!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 05.12.2018
TP-Link is famous for its affordably priced home networking products. They manufacture not only wireless routers but also mesh WiFi systems. Their top-selling product in this niche is Deco M5, which now has a new v2 variant, which brings several quality-of-life improvements compared to the...
How to use diskpart, chkdsk, defrag and other disk-related commands

How to use diskpart, chkdsk, defrag and other disk-related commands

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.12.2018
One of the easiest and most straightforward ways to manage your disks is to use the Disk Management tool from Windows. But hey, Disk Management is a visual tool and some of us like command-based interfaces a whole lot more. That is why we thought...
How to create advanced tasks with the Task Scheduler

How to create advanced tasks with the Task Scheduler

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.12.2018
Do you want to make your PC sleep or shut down at a particular time every day? Or maybe you want your PC to start playing a motivational video each time you start it or when it is 12 o'clock? If you wished for a...
How to change the orientation of one page (or more) in a Word document

How to change the orientation of one page (or more) in a Word document

  • tutorial
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 03.12.2018
When you have a single page in a Microsoft Word document with a design or content that is a lot different from the rest, you may want to change its orientation to accommodate its differences. Microsoft Word allows this type of editing, and despite its...
How to work with the Performance Monitor in Windows

How to work with the Performance Monitor in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.11.2018
Have you heard about the Performance Monitor, also known as PerfMon.exe or PerfMon.msc? It is a sophisticated tool that can be used to monitor the performance of your Windows computer or device. Using it, you can see how your computer manages its resources. The information...
Simple questions: What is two-factor authentication or two-step verification?

Simple questions: What is two-factor authentication or two-step verification?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.11.2018
In recent years a new security concept has made the headlines - two-step verification or two-factor authentication (2FA). It all started with Google enabling it for its users, and since then, many companies followed their example, including Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook. Even gaming companies joined...
How to enable and use Fortnite's 2FA (two-factor authentication)

How to enable and use Fortnite's 2FA (two-factor authentication)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 26.11.2018
If you are a gamer and you like to play online games, such as Fortnite, you should be prepared for bots and people trying to hack into your account. That is true especially if you are good at your game or if you have invested...
7 things you can do with the existing tasks from Task Scheduler

7 things you can do with the existing tasks from Task Scheduler

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.11.2018
You may know what the Task Scheduler is and what it does. Maybe you also know how to create new scheduled tasks. But what about managing the existing scheduled tasks? Do you know how to run or stop scheduled tasks manually? Do you know how...
Review CyberGhost: One of the best VPNs money can buy

Review CyberGhost: One of the best VPNs money can buy

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 20.11.2018
CyberGhost VPN is one of the most popular VPN services in the world. Also, it is one of the easiest to use and one of the most affordable. Due to the elimination of Net Neutrality rules in the USA, and other legislative changes around the...
How to enable or disable 2-step verification for your Google account

How to enable or disable 2-step verification for your Google account

  • tutorial
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 20.11.2018
Google's 2-Step Verification is an extra layer of security that insulates you from others trying to break into your Google or Gmail account. The internet is a scary place nowadays with automated bots that try to hack into websites and e-mails, and other nasty things....
Security for everyone - Reviewing Heimdal Thor Premium Home

Security for everyone - Reviewing Heimdal Thor Premium Home

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.11.2018
Heimdal is a relative newcomer to the market of security products. In the past, they offered Heimdal Free and Heimdal PRO to home users. They were efficient products, that added new layers of protection to existing antivirus products. We loved using them, and we highly...
How to view all the tasks that are scheduled on your Windows PC

How to view all the tasks that are scheduled on your Windows PC

  • tutorial
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 14.11.2018
The Task Scheduler is a tool that was introduced in the Windows environment more than 20 years ago and it has seen little change since its introduction. It does what its name suggests: it schedules tasks that execute apps, commands, and scripts based on specific...
Synology MR2200ac review: Not your average mesh WiFi system!

Synology MR2200ac review: Not your average mesh WiFi system!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 13.11.2018
Synology MR2200ac is the second Synology networking device that we have tested, and we are impressed. It is clear to us that this company knows how to deliver excellent networking devices to the consumer market, with top-notch security, privacy built-in, as well as advanced controls...
Synology RT2600ac review: Security, privacy, and flexibility!

Synology RT2600ac review: Security, privacy, and flexibility!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 08.11.2018
Synology is a Taiwanese company that specializes in network-attached storage products, which are famous for their quality. Two former Microsoft employees founded the company that started by coding an operating system. Today, Synology manufactures wireless routers for homes and businesses, and the company offers a...