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Tutorials and how to guides about using gadgets, hardware, and software.

Windows 11

How to reset Windows 11 without losing your files

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.11.2021
It seems that whatever we do, our Windows 11 computers break down at some point. Whether it’s because of broken drivers, corrupt system files, or malfunctioning apps, there comes a time when Windows 11 starts to slow down or throw undecipherable errors. That’s when you...
EU Digital COVID Certificate

How to save your EU Digital COVID Certificate on an iPhone

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.11.2021
Your EU Digital COVID Certificate is your digital proof that you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19. It can also prove that you’ve either received a negative test result or recently recovered from COVID-19. All EU states provide you with such a certificate as a PDF file...
User accounts

How to install and use Windows 11 with a local account

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.11.2021
Do you have Windows 10 Home, and you want to use it without a Microsoft account? Do you want to install Windows 11 (Home or Pro) using a local account? Luckily, you can do these things, even though Microsoft makes things too complicated. Our guide...
Microphone

3 ways to set the default microphone in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 15.11.2021
In Windows 11, plugging in a new microphone usually sets it as the default recording device. However, if you constantly connect and disconnect various sound inputs, you might find that your usual microphone for Skype or Teams calls is no longer working or that the...
Windows 10

How to reset Windows 10 without losing your files

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.11.2021
If Windows 10 breaks and nothing seems to work well anymore, you might contemplate reinstalling it from scratch. However, that would mean that you must go through a rather elaborate process in order to save your files and reinstall Windows 10. Fortunately, you do not...
Windows 11 updates

How to pause Windows 11 updates

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 11.11.2021
Unfortunately, Windows updates are often a hit-and-miss affair, with many users rushing to update their operating system only to find that the process broke built-in apps and features or even made their device unusable. If you’re cautious about updating Windows 11 or you want to...
Apple Maps

How to share location on iPhone: All you need to know

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.11.2021
Knowing how to share location on an iPhone can come in handy in many situations. Maybe you’re having car trouble and need a friend to come and pick you up. Perhaps you’re late meeting someone and want to show them where you are without texting...
Graphics Card

How to choose the default GPU for games or apps in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 08.11.2021
Many computers use processors with built-in integrated graphics that help them provide basic video features at low power consumption. However, some PCs also have dedicated video cards that are used for more demanding apps and games. Usually, Windows 11 automatically switches between graphics cards, depending...
ISO File

How to download Windows and Office ISO files (all versions)

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 05.11.2021
Finding and downloading disc images in the form of ISO or IMG files for Windows and Office can sometimes be a difficult task. Microsoft has a specialized program for this purpose, Media Creation Tool. However, that only works if you want the latest version of...
Right-click menu

How to access and restore the old right-click menu in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 04.11.2021
The Windows 11 right-click menu is just one of the many controversial additions to the new operating system. Its design is cleaner, the actions are more logically sorted, but so far, very few apps have updated the way they integrate into the Windows 11 interface,...
Google Maps location

How to share location on Android

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 03.11.2021
Knowing how to share location on Android can be extremely useful. Maybe you’re stranded somewhere and need a friend to pick you up. Or perhaps you’re organizing a party or a family gathering and want to make sure people know where to meet up. Whenever...
Windows 11 updates

5 ways to uninstall Windows 11 updates

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 03.11.2021
Even if Microsoft does test its updates, in recent years, there were many occurrences of buggy updates ruining system stability. Therefore, uninstalling Windows 11 updates can come in handy if your system doesn’t function properly after updating. This article shows you five methods to view...
Xbox Game Bar

What is Windows Game Mode? What does Game Mode do?

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.11.2021
Game Mode is available to all users of Windows 11 and Windows 10. It aims to make these operating systems the best ever for gamers, smoothing the gameplay experience across all types of computers and devices. It does not matter whether your PC is the...
Right-click menu

The right-click menu in Windows 11: All you need to know!

  • misc
  • Tudor Dan
  • 01.11.2021
The right-click menu is a tool that provides a handy list of actions, depending on the item that you use it on. With Windows 11, Microsoft tried to refresh the old design and improve the user experience. This article will cover the evolution from Windows...
Screen time

How to check screen time on Android with Digital Wellbeing

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 30.10.2021
If you feel like you’re spending too much time on your smartphone or tablet, it’s a good idea to check the screen time on Android. And it’s easy to do so with the built-in Digital Wellbeing app that provides helpful information about how much you...
Xbox Game Bar

What is the Xbox Game Bar? 6 things you can do with it

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.10.2021
The Xbox Game Bar from Windows 11 and Windows 10 is probably the best thing Microsoft could have done for gamers. It allows you to easily access and control all kinds of useful things during gameplay, such as sound controls, performance statistics, or framerate. It...