Navigation

Menu

News

  1. How to Prevent and Remove Viruses and Malware on Android Devices.

    29.03.2017

    In the scheme of things, Android viruses aren’t all that common, although they do exist and can cause plenty of heartache. Apps that are download loaded from the official Google Play Store are screened vigorously before they are approved and uploaded to the Store, making it a super safe place to get apps. But! The Play Store isn’t the only place you can download apps, so you should know how to minimize your risk of being infected and how to respond if you have been infected by an Android Virus.

  2. How to Use the New Facebook Stories, Camera, and Direct Features.

    29.03.2017

    It seems the day has finally come, whether you love it or despise it, Facebook has rolled out its new Stories feature worldwide. If you are an Instagram user you will notice the stories feature looks pretty much identical to what you are used to using, stories circle/bubbles lined up along the top of your app. As this new feature isn’t going to go away, we all might as well start to get used to it, so if you are having trouble figuring it out or just want a quick rundown of how it works, this guide will get you through the annoying adjustment period.

  3. How to Make Your Photos Stand Out Using Adobe Photoshop Express. (Free on the Windows App Store)

    28.03.2017

    If you want to improve your photography game without having to purchase apps like Photoshop and Paintshop Pro, this guide will show you how using Adobe Photoshop: Express, available for free on the Windows App Store. 

  4. How to Download the Official Windows 10 ISO Without Using the Media Creation Tool.

    28.03.2017

    There are quite a few ways to get hold of the Windows 10 ISO file on the Internet, however, most methods aren’t quite legal and may be a little sketchy. Luckily though you can still download the official Windows 10 ISO file from Microsoft without using the Media Creation tool. The method is a little peculiar but works great, so let's get started.

  5. How to Stop Windows Installing Driver Updates Automatically when Updating Windows. (Pre and Post Creators update)

    27.03.2017

    Windows 10 is frequently being updated and with the upcoming Creators Updated there is now a new option, that allows you to prevent it from installing driver updates automatically. As the Creators update will make windows updates mandatory, meaning you can’t opt out of them this new option may become quite valuable. If you would like to find out how to do this before the big release of the Creators Update this guide will show you how to use the option.

  6. How to Listen to Artists that don’t Stream on Spotify. (Add local files to Spotify)

    27.03.2017

    Spotify has as massive library covering what might be 99% of your Music listening needs. However, it is inevitable that sometimes, you might be looking for something that isn’t included in the Spotify Library. The good news is that there is a way to get those tracks that you can’t find in Spotify into your library, so let’s find out how to do it.

  7. How to Flush Your DNS and Reset Your Connections. (Windows & Mac)

    24.03.2017

    If you are having any sort of Internet connection issues a great place to start is by flushing your DNS. This will clean the cache of old DNS data and give your system a clean slate to work from. However, before you do so, make sure you have restarted your system and Internet router.

  8. How to Fix DNS Server Not Responding Problems on Windows.

    24.03.2017

    If you are a regular Windows user you will know first hand how frustrating it is when your Internet connection refuses to cooperate. Internet Connectivity issues often plague computers and laptops, sometimes without any input or changes on the user’s part. One day it works the next it doesn’t…... This guide will address issues you may be having regarding DNS.

  9. How to Get Full Access to Files and Folders on Windows 10. (Change Folder Permissions)

    23.03.2017

    A tutorial showing you how to give yourself permission to access all the files and folders Windows 10 deems off limits. If you have ever tried accessing a certain file or folder on your PC and received the message: “Access Denied” then this is the guide you’re looking for.

  10. Everything you need to Know about the Pokemon Go Water Festival.

    23.03.2017

    It has been a while since the last Pokemon go special, with the  Valentine’s Day: All Things Pink  event wrapping up on the 15th of February. Fast forward to the 22nd of March and Niantic have snuck out a new Event:  The Water Festival,  which makes catching your favorite water type Pokemon a breeze!

  11. How to Fix Skype Audio and Microphone Issues on Windows 10.

    22.03.2017

    Windows 10 has come a long way since first being released with most common bugs now fixed. Unfortunately, as hard as the developers have worked to fix these issues some annoying bugs and issues still haunt Windows 10. If you are a Skype user, you may still have issues with your microphone and audio, both of which this guide will help you fix.

  12. How to Make Any Program, Folder or File Launch on Windows Boot.

    22.03.2017

    Most people are looking for ways to remove as many programs from the Windows startup process as possible to speed things up. If you are in the other boat though and would like to add something to the Windows startup, be it a program, file or folder, this guide will show you how to add anything you like to the boot process.

  13. How to Fix Error 0x80070091 During System Restore and Folder Deletion.

    21.03.2017

    A short tutorial showing you how to fix Windows 10 error code 0x80070091. A common error that can occur during system restore and folder deletion. 

  14. How to Save Instagram Live Streams to Your Camera Roll.

    21.03.2017

    Live video streaming has become quite popular recently with most social media apps incorporating the feature into their services. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram and YouTube all have their own version of live streaming content. However, what happens to this content after the stream has finished differs between services. If you are an Instagram user and would like to find out how to save live videos after a stream, this guide will show you how.  

  15. How to Fix Google Play Music Lag Issues.

    20.03.2017

    Google Play Music is a decent music streaming service, giving Spotify a run for its money. The only downside to the service is the occasional, random, lag spikes. If you are experiencing lag from Google Play Music, this guide will explore a few ways you can remove the latency/lag.   

  16. How to Move the 'Show Desktop' Icon to the Taskbar on Windows.

    20.03.2017

    The Windows 'show desktop icon' has always been a pretty handy tool to have nearby, allowing you to automatically minimize every window on your screen, bringing you straight to your desktop with one click. This is most handy when you want to hide your work in an instant from passers-by or for quick access to desktop shortcuts. However, if it’s current position bothers you, this guide will show you how to easily make another shortcut you can place on your Taskbar.

  17. How to Find Your Ideal Android Look With Android Taste Test.

    17.03.2017

    There are countless ways to customize Android devices, from new icons and themes to wallpapers, fully custom launchers, and Roms. The idea of customizing the look and feel of your Android device may seem a little complicated or time-consuming, however, that couldn't be further from the truth with this new customization utility from Google.

  18. How to Fix Windows stuck on “Getting Ready Screen” After Updating.

    17.03.2017

    If you are a long term Windows users, you have probably come across this issue before. After installing an automatic update, Windows likes to perform a restart. On rare occasions after rebooting, your machine will continue to cycle endlessly on the "Windows is getting ready screen". Generally resetting your machine will fix this issue, if however, you have tried this countless times and it still doesn’t work, you can follow the instructions of this guide to fix the problem.

  19. How to Create a Fully Automatic Backup System For Your Android Devices.

    16.03.2017

    Having a Backup of your Android phone is a must, you never know when something in your device is going to fail or how long it will be before you drop it into the toilet by accident. With a backup of your Android device created, you can restore important contacts, emails, messages, data, videos, and photos.

  20. How to Enable Material Designs in Google Chrome.

    16.03.2017

    Google has recently started releasing its new Material Design look for a good portion of its services, from Chrome OS, Chrome browser, to Youtube. Not all of these services are currently up and running yet, however, the ones that are can be turned on manually. So if you would like to make a few changes to the look and layout of your Chrome experience, this guide will show you how to enable them manually.  

  21. How to Transfer Contacts Between Android and Windows Phones.

    15.03.2017

    If you are trying to figure out how to transfer your existing contacts from Windows phone to Android or in the other direction, Android to Windows. This article will guide you step by step through the process, making the change as simple as possible so you can get straight into enjoying your new device.

  22. How to Disable the Unsecured Login Prompt in Firefox.

    15.03.2017

    If you are a Mozilla Firefox user and love the service but hate the annoying 'Insecure Login Prompt', this guide will show you how to disable it permanently, so you can log in without being bothered each and every time.

  23. How to Fix Google Play Store Error 501.

    14.03.2017

    On rare occasions during an update or installing a new app from the Google Play Store, you might find yourself confronted by Error 501. It can happen with any app, however, recently the main app suffering this error has been the official Youtube app. If you are someone who has been affected by this error, this guide will show you how to fix it.

  24. How to Read Facebook Messages Without the Sender Knowing.

    14.03.2017

    This is one of those things that you would always like to work in your favor. You’d like to know whenever someone reads your Facebook Messages and still have the power to read theirs without them knowing. The good news is that this is possible and there are a few different ways you can do this, depending on what device you are using.

  25. How to Disable Ads in Windows 10.

    13.03.2017

    If the ads in Windows 10 are starting to bother you or are becoming a little too forceful, you can disable most of them using a few different techniques, from different locations. The specific ads we will be removing include Start menu, Action Center, Cortana and the Lock Screen ads.

  26. How to Add Friends to Your Home Screen in Snapchat if They Use Bitmoji.

    13.03.2017

    It has been a while since any of the big guns in social media have released a new feature. As expected though Snapchat is first the break the drought, offering a new feature that allows users to add friends to their Android Phone’s home screen, so long as they have Bitmoji. 

  27. How to Set the Taskbar to Only Display on One Monitor on Windows 10.

    10.03.2017

    In the past setting your Windows computer to display a taskbar across multiple monitors was quite a challenge. Now though, it’s a standard feature that is included in the options of Windows 10. However, if you aren’t a fan of having the taskbar along the bottom of your other screens it is possible to turn it off, so long as you know where to find the settings.

  28. How to Make Cortana Use Your Default Web Browser Not Edge.

    10.03.2017

    No one likes being forced into doing something or using something they don't like or despise. Especially when previous freedoms allowed you to do as you pleased. Before April 2016 Cortana used to allow you to use any browser you wanted. After a Major Windows update to follow, Cortana was reprogrammed and forced to work for her Edge and Bing overloads. Those days of suffering are over, for now at least anyway. 

  29. How to Automatically Find and Apply Coupon Codes to Save Money on Online Purchases.

    09.03.2017

    If you are someone who likes to do their fair share of online shopping, be it ordering a pizza, gaming peripherals or just the weekly grocery shopping, there is a clever way you can potentially save a lot of money. By simply using this Chrome extension you can automatically get discount coupons for countless online stores.

  30. How to Use Your WiFi and Data Connections Simultaneously on Android Devices.

    09.03.2017

    If you have always wondered if you could use both your phone’s WiFi connection and your mobile data connection at the same time, then wonder no more. There are a couple of ways to do this, depending on whether your phone is rooted or not. This guide will cover both methods for rooted and unrooted Android devices.