1. How to Fix Google Play Store Error: DF-DFERH-01.


    Android is a pretty stable operating system for mobile devices and is rarely affected by any major operating issues. Having said that though, even the best and most well looked after machines and programs have issues sometimes. So if you are receiving an error code that looks something similar to this: DF-DFERH-01 our guide will show the steps you need to take to get your device working properly again.   

  2. How to Decrypt Files Encrypted by Ransomware, Including WannaCry (WNCRY)


    Malware is not as simple as it used to be, people are getting smarter and the technology they are using is way more sophisticated than it used to be. If you have been affected by WannaCry (WNCRY) or just want to find out how to protect yourself against this Ransomware threat and many others like it, this guide will show you the steps you need to take to protect your data or get it back.

  3. How to Restore a Missing Taskbar Volume Icon in Windows 10


    If you have recently discovered the volume icon has disappeared from your Windows taskbar, you might be a little perplexed or annoyed. There is no need to stress though, the Windows volume icon vanishing from the taskbar is quite a common error and can thankfully be fixed using a few different techniques. This guide will show you several different ways you can restore the icon if it has gone rogue on you.

  4. How to Upload Photo’s to Instagram From your Computer (Without third-party add-ons)


    Uploading photos to Instagram from your phone is simple, easy and most of the time all you need. There are times though, when you may wish to upload photos from your computer, pictures you have taken using your DSLR, GOPRO or something else similar. By default the Instagram website doesn’t allow you to upload pictures, forcing you to use the mobile app. Thankfully there is a way in which you can upload pictures to Instagram from your desktop Computer, without any third party add-ons.

  5. How to Protect your Smartphone from Pickpockets.


    These days losing your smartphone is comparable, if not worse than losing your wallet or purse. Not only do our smartphones contain precious personal photos and keepsakes, they also contain a wealth of important personal information about us, including things like payment methods and raunchy selfies. Both of which can be exploited if they fall into the wrong hands. If you live in an area known for pick-pockets or just want to add an extra layer of protection, this guide will show you how to protect your phone from those sneaky thieves.

  6. 15 Windows ‘RUN’ Tool Commands you Should Get Acquainted With.


    Run is a super useful tool available on all Windows Operating Systems. It gives you easy access to plenty of tools you might not normally know existed, as well as allowing you to open programs with simple commands, rather than searching through menus for items. Inside this guide, you will find 15 of the most useful Windows RUN tool Commands.

  7. How to Fix ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID on Google Chrome.


    Everyone probably knows, Google Chrome is the world's most popular web browser, as well as being the most popular, Chrome is also generally considered the most reliable. Sometimes though even the most well looked after machines can have problems. If you are using Chrome and are receiving error:  ERR_CERT_COMMON_NAME_INVALID  This guide will show you how to fix it and hopefully prevent it reoccurring in the future.

  8. How to Set Custom Keyboard Shortcuts for the Windows 10 Game Bar.


    Windows 10 Game DVR is a new feature that allows you to record your gameplay in the background. It was originally featured in the Xbox app and has now been ported over and into the Creator's update. As well as Game DVR, Windows Creators has a new featured called the Game Bar, which allows you to control the DVR recording component whilst playing games. Some of the shortcuts that are preset for the game bar are a little clumsy so if you are trying to figure out how to customize them this guide will show you how.   

  9. How and Why you Might Want to Disable Game DVR & Game Bar In Windows 10.


    If you have recently upgraded to the Windows 10 creators update you will notice a few new features have been added for the gamers out there. Game DVR and the Game Bar. Both are pretty good features in their own right, however, if your system isn’t top notch or you’d rather be running your games at their full potential you might want to turn them both off. This is why.

  10. How to Speed Up Windows by Disabling and Removing HomeGroup.


    It’s all about speed and efficiency when working with computers, especially on Windows 10, which is notorious for hogging resources. If you have recently updated to the Creators Update you have probably noticed a substantial improvement in overall system performance. Besides updating to Creators, there are many other ways to get a speed boost. A sometimes overlooked option you can try is disabling/removing the HomeGroup, especially if you aren’t even using it.

  11. How to Enable the New Official YouTube “Dark Mode” Theme on Chrome & Firefox


    Dark mode for Youtube isn’t really anything original, users have been able to enable custom themes for websites for ages, using an extension called ‘Stylish’. Now though Google are implementing their own Dark Theme as well is plenty of other small design tweaks to make using Youtube even better. If you want to get in on the new changes and streamlining early, this guide will show you how.

  12. How to Use the Microsoft Authenticator to Sign In to your Accounts, Password-Free, From your Phone.


    It has taken quite some time for Microsoft to finally roll all its services into one app. From now on anyone using a Microsoft account such as Skype, Outlook, Hotmail etc will have the option to sign in without a password, by using the official Microsoft Authenticator, adding an extra layer of protection. If in the past you have been using a third-party authenticator or Google authenticator and wish to swap services this guide will show you how to setup and use the new service.

  13. How to Download Any or All the Pictures and Videos from Any Instagram Profile.


    If you are an avid fan of Instagram and can spend hours browsing random content from users around the world. You will be pretty excited to find out you can actually download the content from any users profile, even if you aren’t following them. You can also use it to make a backup of your own accounts contents. Sounds pretty cool right!?

  14. How to Find Better Quality Photos/Images using Reverse Image Search. (Desktop/Mobile)


    There might come a time when you really want to find out more about an image. Maybe it’s something you have found on the Internet and you are looking for a higher resolution version. Or perhaps you’re reading something in a magazine and a picture captures your attention. You probably already know how to reverse image search from your computer, but did you know you can also reverse image search from your Smartphone or Tablet, you can also use your camera.      

  15. How to Refund Digitally Purchased Xbox One Games and Windows Store Purchases.


    If you are having buyer's remorse after purchasing a digital copy of a game for Xbox One or the Windows 10 Store, you will now finally be able to get the refund you deserve. The service which was first offered by Valve and Steam has finally been adopted by Microsoft. This article will guide you through the steps you need to take in order to get a full refund for games purchased on Xbox One or the Windows Store.   

  16. How to Fix Windows 10 Creators Update Start Menu Issues.


    If you have recently updated to the Windows 10 Creators update you may find that some of your start menu apps and programs no longer launch correctly. The main offending program that probably first brought your attention to the issue was the Control Panel. When searching for the control panel from the start menu you will notice that you cannot click on it. This guide will show you how to restore full functionality to your start menu, fixing these unresponsive apps/programs.

  17. How to View Previous Posts You have Liked in Instagram.


    Have you ever wanted to show your friend a picture you liked on Instagram but just can’t find it? Don’t worry it’s probably happened to everyone at some stage. Rather than spending ages checking the profiles of people you think might have posted it, why not track it down the easy way, using the Instagram liked Folder. You’ll be forgiven if you’ve never heard of it before, it’s not in a place you’d generally search.

  18. How to Add a Control Panel Shortcut to the Windows 10 File Explorer.


    If you are someone who prefers to use the Windows 10 Control Panel over the new Settings App you are not alone. Tons of long-term, experienced Windows users still prefer the control panel's functionality and comprehensive tool options over the Settings apps simplicity. This guide will show you a super easy way you can add a Control Panel shortcut to your Windows file explorer.

  19. How to Get the Original StarCraft for Free. (Officially)


    If you consider yourself a fan of the strategy genre there are a few games you will know very well, and not many are more popular than StarCraft. Now the original game is available for download, for Free! And best of all it even comes with the Brood War expansion. 

  20. How to Stop Android Devices Geotagging Photos with Location Coordinates.


    We recently wrote an article detailing the steps required to remove Metadata from photos. Information such as your name, copyright information, location etc. After receiving plenty questions asking how to prevent certain data being saved to images, we have decided to do a follow-up article showing you how to stop your Android Phone/Tablet automatically Geotagging your pictures with the Location they were taken.

  21. Four Ways to Increase FPS in PC Games.


    Gaming on PC is a completely different experience to console, with games generally being made to higher benchmarks, rather than being made to match the performance capability of a specific console. So if your gaming rig is starting to show a little age and just doesn’t quite perform like it used to, there are a few steps you can take to hopefully give it a little boost and gain a few Frames Per Second. 

  22. How to Use Google AutoDraw: A.I Autocorrect for Drawing.


    We have all become accustomed to using spelling and grammar checks on our devices, from auto correct on our mobile device’s, to spell check in programs like Microsoft word. The time has come though for the next evolution of the Autocorrect feature and it's something you probably weren’t expecting. Google have launched AutoDraw, an A.I based autocorrecting experiment for your scribble, drawings, and Doodling, it’s pretty damn cool!   

  23. How to Create Shortcuts for Any Windows 10 App. (Pre and Post Creators)


    Windows 10 has streamlined many basic Windows functions, taking most of the drama out of using common features. As great as this is, Microsoft always finds a way to make something that should be super easy, way more difficult than it ever should be…. Take for example creating shortcuts for certain Apps like the calculator, mail or Netflix apps. If you are racking your brain trying to figure out how to create a desktop icon or a shortcut this guide will show you a simple way to do so.

  24. How to Fix Netflix Error U7353 in Windows 10.


    If you use Netflix from your Windows 10 device there are an assortment of errors you may come across during your time using the service. One of the most common of these errors is "Error U7353 Whoops, something went wrong … We're having trouble playing this title right now. Please try again later or select a different title.” If you are seeing this error frequently here are some things you can try to fix the issue.

  25. How to Get Back Gigabytes of Space After Updating to Windows 10 Creators.


    The Windows 10 Creators update officially launched earlier this week and it’s quite a nice update. Plenty of processes have been streamlined and cool new features have been added. If you have already updated or are considering updating soon, be aware that you may notice a big drop in your usable hard drive space, this is normal and can easily be fixed, so tag along and we will show you exactly how to free up on average 30gb of space.

  26. How to Remove the Windows Defender Icon From the System Tray (Windows 10 Creators)


    If you were quick to update to the New Windows 10 Creators update, you are probably having some fun checking out all the new features, you may have also noticed the new Windows Defender Security Center icon in your System tray. If you have tried the usual methods to remove it, you may also have found that the Windows Defender icon has been deliberately left off the list. Don’t worry though, if it's making your OCD flare up, this guide will show you how to remove it.  

  27. How to Show up to 100 Search Results Per Page on Google. (Web and Mobile Devices)


    Google has by default always offered 10 search results per page, forcing you to jump to the next page to view the next 10. Thankfully though it’s not something you have to tolerate, there is actually a way in which you can make Google list up to 100 search results per page. The best part is you can even do it from any smartphone or tablet’s web browser.

  28. How to Create Collaborative Albums in Google Photos you can share by URL.


    If you have a Google account and an Android device you have probably heard of Google photos. If you haven’t yet, it’s only a matter of time, as the service’s popularity is growing every day and it’s easy to see why. Google Photos is completely free, gives you unlimited storage space for both Photos and Videos as well as plenty of social features and sharing options. In this guide, we will be showing you how to create and share Collaborative Albums with anyone you know.

  29. How to Fix the Windows 10 Action Center Not Opening


    The Windows 10 Action Center is a handy tool that displays plenty of important information about your system and any events that have taken place whilst you have been busy, doing whatever it is you do on your PC. Sometimes though It has the tendency to malfunction. If your Action Center is failing to open or is quite buggy there are a few steps you can take to rectify the problem.

  30. How to Report Someone Impersonating you on Facebook.


    Social media has become quite a valuable resource for identity thieves and general personal information theft, which in some cases can lead to real-world complications. Depending on how much information you have on display on your account can prove enticing to would-be cyber-criminals. One of the more common scams of late is Facebook Account Impersonation, if you have fallen victim to one of these scams here are some things you can do to get rid of the account to protect you and anyone connected with you.