Top 6 Windows 10 Myths: Busted!

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Here’s what you need to know about Microsoft. They can’t stick to one decision and no matter what they say in public (they really need to get better at communicating) – there’s always a workaround. Here’s what you need to know about most of the websites and blogs that cover Microsoft. They’ll blow most stories […]

GT Explains: How Exactly Is Windows 10 Tracking You (and How to Disable It)

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Yes, I know you read all those Windows 10 articles but no, Windows 10 isn’t spying on you. Yes, it’s tracking your usage in multiple ways and is sending that data to its servers. Yes, there’s a difference. Let me explain. It’s Not Spying, It’s Tracking The scary sounding stories made it out to be […]

How to Apply Password Protection to OneNote Sections in Windows

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It depends on your usage and just how involved you are in the Windows ecosystem, but for power users, OneNote is a really powerful tool. If you’re like me and you mainly write in plain text and don’t need all the organization features, you might be set with Evernote. But hey, OneNote is free and […]

Better Organize your Photos on Android with Focus

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After the launch of Google Photos, my search for a good Android Gallery app stopped. I am pretty happy with the features I get on the app after I choose to share everything I click. It’s almost certain that there are many who might not be comfortable with the idea of uploading photos to a cloud […]

How to Insert Rows in MS Excel Using Windows Keyboard

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Ah, Microsoft Excel. That one tool that got me excited to use because it had all these “cool features” like auto summation and “vlookup” which would help me with my daily tasks. Things were quite different back then, Google Docs was still not a thing and there was no clear end-user company focused on cloud computing. […]

How to Password-Protect Files or Folders on a Mac

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Sometimes you might be working on sensitive documents and other files that you don’t want viewed by wandering eyes. The best way to prevent your files from being accessed by other users on your computer is to password-protect them. Many people aren’t aware of this, but it is possible to password-protect individual documents and larger groups […]

Your Browser’s Bookmarks Feature Isn’t Enough – Here Are Top 5 Cross Platform Bookmarking Services

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I don’t really use Chrome’s bookmark manager. It’s filled with stuff I saved years ago. There are a couple of folders. But to me it’s not useful. I saved a lot of stuff in there, but I wasn’t able to do anything about it. In the end, Chrome’s bookmarks manager failed me. These days, all I […]

Genius Will Explain All Those Song Lyrics and Literature You Never Really Understood

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On desktop, Genius has been my go-to site for finding song lyrics. It’s easily the best-designed song lyric site out there. It’s not bloated and it’s a joy to use. But that’s not the best part of Genius. It’s the annotations. You see, song lyrics in Genius can be annotated by community members. Basically, people […]

How to Get Back Windows Photo Viewer in Windows 10

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Users who have upgraded from Windows 7 or 8 to Windows 10 might not be aware, but Microsoft has discontinued the Photo Viewer we had for years. Those who have done a clean install of Windows 10, might notice that the Photo Viewer is missing and has been replaced by the Modern Photo Viewer which […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Mi Band

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In the previous article, we talked about setting up and getting started with Mi Band. The sub-$20 fitness tracker from Xiaomi that tracks both your walking, running activities along with your sleep (only at night, though). For that alone, it’s a bang for your buck. Yes, it can bypass lockscreen security when you’re wearing the Mi […]

3 Hidden Features in Outlook.com Email That Will Increase Your Productivity

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If you’re regularly using Outlook email, it’s probably because you are at least a mildly functional and productive human being that contributes to society. For that, congratulations. But there is always a little more room for anyone to increase productivity and take things up a notch. Maybe some hidden features in Outlook won’t be life-altering enough to […]

How to Manually Install New Software Updates on Your Kindle

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Last week, Amazon released a huge update for their Kindle devices. It’s the one I’ve been looking forward to for a long time. It includes the much talked about and actually really good font – Bookerly. It’s designed specially by Amazon for reading on Kindle and it looks great on the iPad app. So naturally, […]

How to Access Your Chrome Bookmarks From Anywhere on the Web

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If you’re like me, your most important and frequently visited sites live in Chrome bookmarks bar. Some people even use it to bookmark articles they want to check out later. Or when they’re researching stuff. While a service like Pocket is better for that, Chrome bookmarks are right there, easy to use. The problem is […]

How to Get Back Desktop Gadgets on Windows 10

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One of the (or probably the only) good thing(s) that happened to Windows Vista was the introduction of desktop gadgets. In Windows 7 it gained a lot of popularity when it was not just restricted to the sidebar. But it was unceremoniously removed from Windows 8 because of serious vulnerabilities. After the release of Windows […]