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

How to reset an app on Android without

How to reset an app on Android without "deleting it"

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.05.2020
Some Android apps may start to malfunction after a while. Your Google Chrome web browser may fill up with notifications you do not want, or Facebook may be crashing because of a configuration mistake or corrupted files in its cache. Also, some apps, after a...
3 ways to connect an external monitor to a laptop with Windows 10

3 ways to connect an external monitor to a laptop with Windows 10

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 13.05.2020
If you're working from home and you brought your laptop from your office, you might want to connect a second monitor to it. A larger screen with more space on it can definitely improve your productivity, not to mention that it's better to have two...
How to close apps on Android: All you need to know

How to close apps on Android: All you need to know

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 13.05.2020
If your smartphone is lagging or running low on battery too fast, it might be time to figure out how to close apps on Android. Since apps launched on Android continue to run in the background long after you stop using them, closing them can...
Encrypt a USB drive with BitLocker To Go in Windows 10

Encrypt a USB drive with BitLocker To Go in Windows 10

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.05.2020
USB memory sticks, as well as external hard disk drives and flash drives, are convenient means of transporting data. They allow you to carry anything, including videos, documents, presentations, applications, system recovery tools, and even operating systems. Unfortunately, the fact that they're portable also makes...
How to stop Skype from starting automatically in Windows 10

How to stop Skype from starting automatically in Windows 10

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 11.05.2020
Are you wondering how to stop Skype from starting automatically in Windows 10? Whether you're using the default app for Windows 10 or the Skype desktop app, it is easy to disable Skype on startup. If you want to decide for yourself when to launch...
How to turn off Find My iPhone

How to turn off Find My iPhone

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 11.05.2020
iPhones come with a built-in feature called "Find My iPhone" that can prove to be useful when you lose your iPhone, not to mention when someone steals it from you. Although its benefits are undeniable, some people might want or have to turn off "Find...
How to record Skype calls on Windows, Android, iPhone, and Mac

How to record Skype calls on Windows, Android, iPhone, and Mac

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 08.05.2020
Are you wondering how to record your important Skype calls to review or use later? With Skype's built-in recording ability, you can create podcasts, save precious moments with your loved ones, or make sure nobody misses what was discussed in the latest online meeting. Your...
How to clear cookies on Android (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Samsung Internet)

How to clear cookies on Android (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Samsung Internet)

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 08.05.2020
If you're worried about your online privacy, it helps to clear the cookies stored by your Android browser, whether it's Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera (Mini), or Samsung Internet. While cookies save your preferences to offer a more personalized browsing experience, they also allow sites...
How to unlock your PC with your face, using Windows Hello Face

How to unlock your PC with your face, using Windows Hello Face

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 07.05.2020
Just like Android or iOS on modern smartphones, Windows 10 can also unlock your computer, tablet, or laptop using facial recognition. This is done with the help of a feature called Windows Hello Face, that helps users sign-in with their face if their device has...
How to record a Zoom meeting

How to record a Zoom meeting

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.05.2020
There are times when you might want to record your Zoom meetings, like when you're a teacher and want to save the online lessons you're having with your students. Whatever your reasons, in this tutorial, we'll show you how to make Zoom meetings recordings. If...
4 ways to share files and folders from OneDrive

4 ways to share files and folders from OneDrive

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 05.05.2020
OneDrive is Microsoft's cloud service for storing and sharing files. You can store business documents, presentations, pictures, videos, your personal folders and many other types of items. You can share anything from OneDrive using the OneDrive app for Windows, iOS, Android and so on. However,...
How to turn on the flashlight on your Android smartphone

How to turn on the flashlight on your Android smartphone

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 04.05.2020
  Knowing how to turn on the Flashlight on your Android smartphone is useful in a variety of situations, even if you don't need it every day. If there is a power outage or you're walking on a dark road at night, enabling the Android...
How to use multiple Skype accounts at the same time in Windows 10

How to use multiple Skype accounts at the same time in Windows 10

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 01.05.2020
Using multiple Skype accounts at the same time can help you keep an eye on different areas of your life simultaneously. You can use one account for work conversations and business calls, one to keep in touch with your family, and another to hang out...
What is SMART and how to use it to predict HDD or SSD failure

What is SMART and how to use it to predict HDD or SSD failure

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.04.2020
A lot of us have experienced a hard disk or an SSD failure. Some of us have even tried to find out more about the reliability of hard drives and their hidden prediction function that's part of a technology called SMART. One might argue that...
3 ways to schedule a Zoom meeting

3 ways to schedule a Zoom meeting

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.04.2020
Many people rely on using mobile platforms for working and communicating with coworkers, business partners, or loved ones. Even if it has had its share of security flaws, Zoom proved to be one of the best online meeting services. Are you using it for work,...
How to open multiple windows of the same app in Windows 10

How to open multiple windows of the same app in Windows 10

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 28.04.2020
In Windows 10, you can open multiple windows of the same app and work with them in parallel. Whether you're comparing information, transferring files from one location to another, or compiling data from several documents for your homework or report in Microsoft Word or Excel,...