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  1. How to Disable Location Tracking on macOS High Sierra.

    16.10.2017

    Just as Microsoft Windows 10 has location services and tracking, so too does macOS High Sierra. Both operating systems use this information to provide useful location-based information for specific apps like Maps, Calendar, etc. If you find location services invasive and would rather disable them, this guide will show you how on macOS High Sierra.

  2. How to Change or Move Microsoft OneDrive Folder Locations on Windows 10.

    16.10.2017

    By default, the Microsoft OneDrive folder is located within your user profile, on the same drive that your Windows operating system is installed. For most people this isn’t going to be an issue, however, if you are using a smaller sized SSD for your main OS drive, you may want to move your OneDrive folder to another location.

  3. How to Scan Handwritten Notes and Documents Using Android Devices. (The Best Scanning App on Android)

    13.10.2017

    If you are looking for a quick and easy way to scan handwritten notes and documents straight from your Android phone. This guide has all the information you need to start scanning content with your Android smartphone or tablet.

  4. How to Get Google Assistant Without Rooting on Android 5.0 Lollipop.

    13.10.2017

    Although Google’s newly updated Assistant isn’t officially available on many older Android devices, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out. There are actually two different methods available you can use to install Google assistant on Android devices running 5.0 Lollipop. Both of which this guide will cover in detail.

  5. How to Put a Password on Notes on iOS 11.

    12.10.2017

    If you like to use the Notes app on your iPhone or iPad to jot down all sorts of information. This guide will show you how to enable password protection for any notes you have saved in the app, on any device currently running iOS 11.

  6. How to Fix Windows Store Error: Something Bad Happened, Unknown Layout Specified in Manifest.

    11.10.2017

    If you have recently opened the Windows Store on your computer, phone or tablet only to be greeted by the ‘Unknown Layout Specified in Manifest’ error. This guide will show you some possible solutions to fix the error. While these fixes aren’t guaranteed to work, they have resolved the issue for some users and are worth trying if you really need to gain access to the store.  

  7. How to Fix USB Drives and SD Cards That Are Not Accessible or Won’t Format.

    11.10.2017

    If you use USB drives or SD cards on Windows long enough, you are bound to come across two rather common errors. 'Unable to access' errors and 'unable to format' errors. You can reduce your chances of receiving this error to almost 0 by using the ‘Safely Remove Device’ option, however, if it's too late for that, this guide will show you how to fix both of these errors.

  8. How to Convert SRT Format Subtitle Files to VTT Format Subtitle Files.

    10.10.2017

    If you are looking for a quick and easy way to convert SRT subtitle files to VTT subtitle format, this guide has all the information you need to get the job done painlessly with support for bulk conversion of multiple files.

  9. How to Fix iOS 11 Increased Battery Usage.

    10.10.2017

    If you have recently upgraded to iOS 11 and have noticed a massive spike in battery usage, you are not alone. Almost all iPhone users who have upgraded to iOS 11 have noticed poor battery performance, even on newer devices such as the iPhone 7. Thankfully, the battery drain problem on iOS 11 is easily fixed with some simple settings changes.

  10. How to Translate Text to Braille, Sign Language or Morse Code Using an App.

    09.10.2017

    There are tons and tons of different apps, programs and websites available that allow you to translate different languages. What isn’t so common or easy to find though are services that allow you to translate text into other less common forms of communication, such as Braille, Sign Language, and Morse Code. This article will introduce you to an interesting app that will allow you to convert text into or from, either of these alternative forms of communication.

  11. How to Hide the Red Notification Numbers for Specific Apps on iOS 11.

    09.10.2017

    For the neat freaks and obsessives out there, having a clean, tidy, uncluttered workspace is super important. So much so that even a notification stack on your email or Snapchat icon can sometimes trigger feelings of untidiness. Thankfully, on iOS, there is a way to remove the red notification number associated with notifications or emails that haven’t yet been actioned.

  12. How to Enable Auto Reply For Messages, Calls, and Apps on Android.

    06.10.2017

    If you often find yourself in situations where you can’t reply to messages or take calls, such as meetings or driving, this guide will show you how to enable automatic message replies for missed calls and messages you aren’t able to reply to straight away. (including non-standard messaging apps)

  13. How to Disable NVIDIA GeForce Experience Reward Popup Ads.

    05.10.2017

    NVIDIA GeForce Experience is quite a good piece of software for managing all your graphics cards options and until now, it has been relatively passive and unobtrusive. Unfortunately, that all ended recently with popup ads for free-to-play games being added to the software. Thankfully! There is still an option to disable them, so find out how.

  14. How to Fix Windows 10 Hosts 'File Used by Another Process' Error.

    05.10.2017

    If you are trying to make changes to the Windows 10 Hosts file but are constantly receiving different errors, this guide will show you how to make the necessary changes to avoid all hosts file security blocks. Allowing you to finally add or remove exceptions to your Windows 10 Hosts file.

  15. How to Send Direct Messages (DM) From Instagram on Computer.

    05.10.2017

    Instagram is a cross-platform service which can be accessed from most modern day devices, phones, tablets and any other device that has browser and Internet access. Although the Android and iOS apps are the base of the platform, it is possible to use most of Instagram's features from a computer. Including the chat feature, more commonly known as Direct Message. If you’ like to find out how to DM on Instagram, from your PC, you’ve come to the right place.

  16. How to Create Surveys or Polls Using the Instagram Stories Feature.

    04.10.2017

    In the ongoing war for social media dominance, Instagram continues to throw everything it has at Snapchat, copying or cloning features whenever the chance arises. The latest addition to Instagram’s features arsenal has arrived today and allows any user to create and share surveys/polls with their followers, all from within the stories feature. If you haven’t figured out how to use it yet, this guide will show you everything you need to know.

  17. How to Reset the Start Menu on Windows 10 to Fix Bugs and Errors.

    04.10.2017

    If you are having any sort of Windows 10 start menu problems, you’ll know just how hard it can be to identify and find a solution for them. Thankfully there is a way to completely reset your start menu restoring it to factory default settings.

  18. How to Enable and Disable Low Power Mode on iOS 11.

    03.10.2017

    As with most other smart devices on the market today, Apple iPhones come with a power saving mode called Low Power Mode. Traditionally this special power saving mode enables itself when you device reaches 20% remaining charge. If you’d like to make some changes to the way low power mode works on your device this article will guide you through the process.

  19. How to Block Email Tracking and Stop Emails in Gmail From Showing as Read.

    03.10.2017

    If you are trying to crack down on your online privacy and prevent as much information tracking as possible. This guide will show you how to block email tracking and also allow you to stop any emails you receive in Gmail from showing to the sender as read.

  20. How to View Reddit as an Image Gallery Rather Than a Forum.

    02.10.2017

    Reddit is one of the best social media platforms on the Internet, offering an almost endless amount of information on a phenomenal amount of topics, some ridiculously specific. If you are looking for a new way to view Reddit, solely for its image library, this guide will show you exactly how to view any subdirectory of Reddit showing only Images. Don’t worry it also has worksafe filters.

  21. How to Move Any or All Installed Programs to Another Location in Windows 10.

    02.10.2017

    By default, when you install a program to a location on your computer it's there to stay. Unless of course, you decide to uninstall it and reinstall it to a new location. This isn’t the easiest or most efficient way to move programs from one location to another. Thankfully there is a way to move individual programs or programs in bulk, using a method originally developed for steam game management.

  22. How to Quickly Transfer Files From Computer to Android or iOS Over Your WiFi Network.

    29.09.2017

    There are plenty of different ways to transfer files from your computer to your mobile phone. Bluetooth being one of the most widely used wireless options currently available. There are also countless apps that offer the service. Unfortunately a lot of these apps are paid or don’t offer a good reliable service. This guide will introduce you to a brand new way to quickly and easily share files from your computer to your mobile device, both Android and iOS.

  23. How to Setup and Use Apple TV Remote From the Control Center on iOS 11.

    29.09.2017

    The latest version of iOS, iOS 11 has added a ton of cool new features and changed the way we interact with a lot of old features we've become familiar with over the years. If you are having trouble trying to setup and use Apple TV Remote from your iPhone or iPad, this guide has a full rundown on the new IOS 11 Apple TV Setup.

  24. How to Add a ‘Create Restore Point’ Option to the Windows 10 Context Menu

    28.09.2017

    If you often find yourself creating System Restore points because you are forever making risky changes to your computer. Or if you just want an easy way to create system restore points in case something happens. This guide will show you how to add the Create a Restore Point option to your Windows context menu.  (right-click menu)

  25. How to Hide the App Icons at the Bottom of iMessage on iOS 11.

    28.09.2017

    Introduced in iOS 11 in the name of convenience, the newly added icon row at the bottom of the iMessage window is something you are either going to love or hate. The new icons are supposed to allow you to more easily access apps, however, if you don’t use any of the items on the list or find it an eyesore this guide will show you how to quickly and easily remove them.

  26. How to Remove Background Noise From Audio Files For Free Using Online Tools.

    27.09.2017

    If you don’t want to lash out and purchase a program like Sony Vegas or Techsmith's Camtasia, there are tools available online for free that will allow you to remove background noise and congestion from your audio files. This guide will cover two easy to use options anyone can use online for free.

  27. How to Save Corsair Strafe RGB Keyboard Colour Profiles to the Device.

    27.09.2017

    If you have recently purchased a brand new Corsair Keyboard, in particular, a Strafe RGB and found that the custom colour profiles don’t save to the device by default. This guide will show you how to save your custom profiles to the keyboard so you don’t necessarily have to leave Corsair Utility running in the background.

  28. How to Add Extra Libraries to the Windows 10 Quick Access Area.

    26.09.2017

    The libraries feature was originally added in Windows 7 and has since become a standard part of the Windows operating system. It allows you to create special folders which can hold files from different folders, all shown under a single unified view. What a lot of people aren't aware of is that you can actually customise these libraries, which is what this guide will show you how to do.  

  29. How to Add Additional Fully Customizable Taskbars on Windows.

    26.09.2017

    By default Windows 10 has one taskbar, which is more than enough for the average Windows user. However, if you have run out of space and would like to add a second taskbar, doing so is relatively easy, you also have the option to choose where on your screen it will be displayed.      

  30. How to Download Twitter Lite On Android From Anywhere in the World. (It’s Faster and Uses less Battery & Data)

    25.09.2017

    If you have an Android device and are using the standard Twitter App, it might be time to switch to the new official Twitter Lite App, especially if your Android device is starting to show some age. Twitter Lite is faster, uses less data and drastically reduces battery drain.