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How To Buy Affordable Laptop Computers

How To Buy Affordable Laptop Computers Every computer store has some laptops cheap. Now buying only after the price can often mislead you to get a laptop that doesn’t have the best performance. The cheapest laptops around are the one powered by single core processor. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Many users don’t […]

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Get rid of the É instead of question mark for Windows 10

Get Rid of É on Keyboard Find yourself typing away and go to hit the Question Mark and have É instead? press CTRL+SHIFT (press CTRL first and while holding press SHIFT, sometimes you have to do it twice in a row to disable.) ALSO SEE: Get rid of the É instead of question mark Update for Windows 10 […]

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Change scroll behavior in default Windows 10 Photos app to zooming

How to change Windows Photo App to Zoom instead of View Next Photo If you are anything like me, when something you are used to doing in Windows changes, you get frustrated, curse Microsoft, move on and forget about it until the next time you are determined to figure it out? Sound like you? This […]

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Windows Snap Feature

Using Windows Snap Steps to Snap: Drag the title bar of a window to the left or right side of the screen until an outline of the expanded window appears. Release the mouse to expand the window. Repeat steps 1 and 2 with another window to arrange the windows side by side. Check out this […]

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How to use Jump Lists in Windows 7

Using Jump Lists Jump List is a very handy feature introduced in Windows 7. This feature allows you to view recent documents most programs that are pinned to your task bar. To do this, right-click on any program that has an icon in the task bar, and it will bring up a list of recently modified documents […]

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How to rotate a laptop or PC screen

How to rotate your screen Quite often we come across shortcuts that aren’t necessarily helpful. If you have ever found yourself working away on your computer and your screen suddenly rotates, that is one of those times. While there are some legitimate reasons you would want to rotate your screen (i.e. using it as a […]

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How to change your Windows password

How to change Windows password Your Windows password is the password you use to log on to your computer. You can help keep your computer more secure by changing your Windows password regularly and by using a strong password. For more information about strong passwords, see Tips for creating strong passwords and passphrases. Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, […]

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How to create a restore point in Windows 7

Create a restore point A restore point is a representation of a stored state of your computer’s system files. You can use a restore point to restore your computer’s system files to an earlier point in time. Restore points are automatically created by System Restore weekly and when System Restore detects the beginning of a […]

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Samsung Galaxy won’t connect to data after Marshmallow update

Android Marshmallow Update Google has launched it’s latest operating system out to carriers for download. Then your carrier (Telus, Bell, Rogers, AT&T etc) then push that out to your smartphone. Typically these updates have gone pretty smooth in my experience. Not this one!

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How do I unblock a publisher in Windows 10

Unblock app or file in Windows SmartScreen: Open the unknown or blocked app/file to trigger the Windows SmartScreen. Click on the More info link as shown in the image below. Click on the Run anyway button to run the app/file  

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How to show hidden files in Windows 10

How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10 There is no doubt that working your way around the new Windows 10 interface will take some time, but so far, it could be the best one Microsoft has developed yet! With that, here is a little tip to show you hidden files in the new operating […]

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How to show file extensions in Windows 7

To show or hide file name extensions Sometimes you need to see what the file type is for a particular file (i.e. document.doc, sheet.xls, textfile.txt). A file name extension is a set of characters added to the end of a file name that determine which program should open it. Windows hides file name extensions, but […]

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Apple announces iOS 9, prepare your device for download

Apple Announces iOS 9 Today Apple announced the release of iOS9 as the next major iteration of the operating system. Which, apparently comes in a much smaller package, 1.3GB versus it’s predecessor of 4.58GB. So you don’t have to scramble and delete your camera roll. Your device should be compatible if you were running iOS […]

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Apple recalls some iPhone 6 Plus models due to blurry photos

iPhone 6 Camera Problems Your new shiny iPhone is pretty sweet, right? Except for those blurry photos! Apple has determined that, in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices, the iSight camera has a component that may fail causing your photos to look blurry. The affected units fall into a limited serial number range […]

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Buy a Chromebook and get 1TB of Cloud storage

Google Chromebook Google is giving away 1 TB of storage for two years with every purchase of a Chromebook. Basically the same price as the Chromebook itself. I haven’t used the Chromebook yet, if I was to go that route, it would probably end up as an extension of my smartphone (currently Galaxy S3). The […]