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    September 2022

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    • How to read and create BIN and CUE files

      A BIN and CUE file is used to create the disk image to burn it into a CD or DVD. Specific software is required. This software is used to burn BIN and CUE files into hardware like CD/DVD. To read them, software converters need to extract standard files from the image. There are free downloadable software converters available which convert these files to standard files.

    • How to set zoom settings in Google Chrome

      Your Google Chrome browsing experience can be customized to fit your needs and preferences. One way that you can personalize your browser is by setting your preferred default zoom level. This article will show you how to adjust your Chrome zoom settings on PC and Android devices.

    • The best free book apps: for kids, adults, audiobooks

      Today, there is a great amount of free book apps with millions and millions of readers. With all those options, which one is the best? In this article, we discuss our favorite book apps - and some of them include audiobook options. If you want to find the perfect place to meet people as excited as you about reading, then check out our selection!

    • How to use Trello: for project management, effectively

      Trello is a great app for managing and organizing group or personal projects. It can greatly increase your effectiveness by letting you visualize progress and easily assigning responsibilities in a group. Below we'll explain how this tool works and give you some advice to get the most out of it, whether for professional, personal, or creative purposes.

    • Top personal safety apps (2022): for Android, iPhone

      Physical and sexual violence is a global problem that affects millions of people-especially women, every day. To improve your security, technology has become a great ally. If you want to feel more at ease when you go out, read on and find out about some of the best applications that can be used to protect you or give an alarm if you are in danger.

    • BeReal, the new popular app: What is it? How does it work?

      BeReal is a photo-sharing app that encourages users to share one photo per day to give their followers a glimpse of what they are doing on a daily basis. The idea is that BeReal is more authentic than other social media, like Instagram or TikTok in that you cannot easily curate your BeReal images. This article will look at BeReal and explain what it is all about.

    • Appear offline on Facebook chat: via web browser, app

      As much as we all love chatting with friends on Facebook, it can get frustrating when your internet browsing or work is constantly interrupted by chat notifications and new windows opening up. One way to avoid this situation is to set your Facebook chat status to offline. This setting will make it appear that you are currently unavailable, allowing you to browse and work in peace. Read on to find out how to do it.

    • Where to download apps: on iPhone, Android, HP

      Knowing where to safely download content from the internet is important. This article will show you the safest online platforms where you can download apps for your smartphone with little risk of downloading malware. There are platforms for iPhone, Android, Windows, Ubuntu among others.

    • Facebook Fan Badge: meaning, how to get

      If you have your favourite Facebook page, where you always read posts, often leave comments and likes, you probably already have a Top Fan badge. If so, read on to find out, what a Top Fan badge is and how to manage it.

    • Restore deleted Gmail emails: from spam, trash

      Gmail holds all the emails that have been deleted in the folder marked as Trash. When the mails are purged from the Trash folder of Gmail they are permanently deleted. This quick article will show you how to recover your deleted emails.

    • Free online puzzles

      Puzzles can be a good way to pass the time while having fun. If you usually enjoy classic puzzles but don't have any at home, don't worry: there are several websites and apps where you can access online jigsaw puzzles free of charge. We'll give you a quick overview of some to check out.

    • How to fix Google Chrome cursor bug

      When using the Google Chrome browser, a common and frustrating bug is when the mouse cursor disappears. There are several ways on how to prevent websites you are visiting from disabling the mouse cursor on Chrome that you can try to get rid of the problem. Read on to find out the most useful ones.

    • Repost Instagram stories: to your story, if not working

      Instagram allows you to easily repost stories where you have been mentioned directly from the app. However, reposting a story where you haven't been mentioned is also possible, although you will need to use a third-party app. Check out this article for instructions.

    • Top 3D software for home design

      When it comes to housing and architectural design, there are a number of great 3D design tools that can help to make the process infinitely easier. In this article, we will introduce you to some of the best software and online tools available if you're looking to design a space from scratch or remodel current living spaces. These tools offer fun and easy ways to create floor plans and furnish your house without having to move a single piece of furniture.

    • How to create Memoji in WhatsApp?

      Since its creation in 1995, emojis have gained major popularity. Memojis take it a step further, using technology that combines facial recognition, augmented reality, and AI to create personalized animated emojis: Memojis. We'll show you how to take your messages to the next level.

    27 September
    • AutoCAD guide for beginners: tips and trics

      AutoCAD is the most popular and useful program among architects, landscape designers and engineers. With it, you can create plans, different graphs and schemes. The software is relatively expensive, so if you only need to make several edits to your drawing, you can use the free AutoCAD Web app. In this article, we will guide you on how to edit and create drawings using AutoCAD Web app.

    • How to create your own font online

      For artistic or professional purposes, you may be looking for a service that allows you to create a font using your own handwriting. In this guide we will take you through the steps to do exactly that.

    • Blocking content in Opera

      Upon browsing on the web, it may happens that you find yourself on a particular website with unsuitable contents and you don't want let your children to have access to the latter. There's an easy way on Opera.

    • How to copy data to multiple worksheets in Excel

      Many Excel users struggle to figure out how to move data from an entry sheet onto an archived sheet. Although Excel is a spreadsheet designed to perform complex calculations, such as mortgage amortization tables or tracking sales figures, most people never explore its more in-depth operations.

    26 September
    • How to create a new Facebook account

      Since its launch in 2004, Facebook has grown into a social media giant, amassing approximately 2 billion monthly actively users worldwide. Becoming part of the world's largest online community is easy and only requires you to create an account on the platform.

    • How to request a refund on Google Play

      There are plenty of situations when you may need to ask for a refund after having purchased a Google product on Google Play. Here is an insight into how to ask for a refund properly.

    • Best music making apps: for beginners and professionals

      If you are a professional musician or just learning how to play a musical instrument, it's never too early or too late to try and record a soundtrack or a song. In this article, we compiled 7 best programs for recording, editing and writing music. You can also use these tools for recording podcasts. Read on to discover which one is the best for you on the way towards your first album.

    • Top relaxing websites to relieve stress

      It can be difficult to concentrate in stressful moments: the focus is lost, and you are overcome with emotions. In this article, we have collated a list of websites that will help you relax for a moment and regain control over your anxiety. Permanently stressed people might want to keep a couple of these services bookmarked just in case.

    • The best grammar checking solutions

      Whether creating a blog, social media content, sending professional emails, writing articles, or learning. Here we give you a thorough insight into the best online, desktop, and mobile grammar checkers to ensure you get the most out of your writings.

    23 September
    • What is Checkr background check?

      Used by thousands of international companies, Checkr is the trendy kid on the block to help make hiring faster, more transparent and provide equal access to jobs.

    • How to change fonts in Instagram: for bio, apps

      If you're a regular on Instagram, you might have noticed some users using exciting new fonts. By default, Instagram offers one font across the application. However, if you also want to spice up your page with new fonts, there are a few ways. Here we'll show you several options to use different IG fonts.

    • Download Instagram Stories: in app, Chrome extension

      It's happened to us all, while flicking through Instagram stories you come across one that catches your attention and that you'd like to keep for future reference. In this article, we're going to show you how to download Instagram stories to your smartphone or computer.

    • How to use conditional formatting in Excel

      Conditional formatting in Microsoft Excel allows you to apply lots of different effects on cells based on their individual and a given condition. Here's a simple way to apply conditional formatting to your document.

    • The best virtual museums and galleries online

      Did you know you could access over 500 galleries and museums from your home? Here we list all the cultural activities you can enjoy using online services to visit lots of different sites. Over 500 virtual galleries and museums are waiting for you.

    • How to see your downloads in Chrome?

      Like many web browsers, Google Chrome keeps track of the items that you download from the web. If you use Chrome and would like to see all of the files and applications that have been downloaded, all you have to do is follow a few simple steps which we have explained below. This method should work on all versions of Chrome including Android, iOS, Windows and Mac.

    • What does Bomboclaat mean?

      The internet is packed full of funny memes, hilarious gifs, and expressions that form part of its own unique language. Here we'll explain the origin of the expression and how to use it on the world wide web.

    • Best management programs: alternatives to Microsoft Project

      Microsoft Project is a well-known program for the management of large projects, that allows one to make GANTT charts and PERT diagrams on a work plan, as well as to foresee the resources that will be allocated to it. Fortunately, there are currently free options similar to Microsoft Project that also offer good results. In this article, you will find the 10 best alternatives to Microsoft Project without spending a cent.

    • Avira free antivirus: for Windows, review 2022

      The famous free antivirus with award-winning protection detects and removes malicious programs such as viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, ransomware, adware and more. It also repairs infected files, blocks browser crawlers, discovers potentially unwanted applications, amongst other features. This article shows you how Avira Free Antivirus works.

    • How to get the Instagram blue badge?

      Being able to request this badge was reserved for, until not so long ago, a privileged few. It is now available to all users with either a business account or a personal account. In this article we will show you the requirements for requesting a badge and how to get verified on Instagram.

    • Airbnb top alternative websites: best price, promotions

      Although Airbnb has become the worldwide reference vacation home rentals and home sharing, it is not the only one. In fact, there are many websites that offer all types of accommodation in private homes and apartments. If you are more of an adventurer or prefer to stay with full comfort, in this article we tell you what are the best alternatives to Airbnb to have the best stay at the best price.

    • Protect WhatsApp account: with password, fingerprint

      Your WhatsApp account could be hacked, leaving your data stolen, conversations seen, and files and passwords vulnerable to thieves. How can this happen? Hackers don't require physical access to your phone, instead, they can install spyware. In this article, we'll show you how to keep safe on WhatsApp with a password and with a fingerprint.

    • How to create an account in Outlook

      Outlook.com is the free email service offered by Microsoft. It combines the best features of Outlook email client software and Hotmail/MSN to give you access to a wide array of features. This is the step-by-step tutorial to get started on Outlook.com.

    • Top parental control apps: for iPhone, Android, PC

      Today, children are learning how to use smartphones before walking or talking. Therefore, this causes a situation that increasingly worries parents: the use of devices with Internet access by children exposes them to all kinds of content unsuitable and even dangerous for them. To protect them, dialogue between the parent and the child is important, but to ensure their safety, parental control programs can be very helpful. In this article, you will find some very useful tools.

    • Clear Bing search history on Windows 10

      Bing is one of the popular internet browsers that provide a seamless experience to its users. If you are using Bing, you can clear its browsing history by following the steps described below. This will help boost your security online.

    • How to import and export emails

      In the event you have changed your email client or service provider, you might wish to migrate your emails to a new email client. Service providers have automated features to do this, and this FAQ will show you how to get started with the three most used email services.

    22 September
    • How to speed up Chrome browser: on Windows, Android

      The Google Chrome web browser can, sometimes, take too long to load a page for various reasons. Continue reading to find out how to speed up Google Chrome by resolving this issue. These solutions should help speed up all versions of Chrome on Windows 10, PC, Android and Mac.

    • Top apps to boost your productivity and concentration

      In today's fast-paced world, staying focused can be hard! We're constantly bombarded with information and have ever-increasing demands on our time and energy. If you are among those of us who have a hard time staying concentrated, luckily there are several intriguing mobile apps that can be used to boost your concentration and productivity. Try out some of the apps in this article.

    • Top cooking apps: for beginners and amateur cooks

      If you are new to cooking at home and want to keep things fresh, we've come up with a list of the best cooking apps to provide inspiration and help you out with your daily culinary efforts. With this selection, you'll not only get new recipe ideas but perhaps also discover a new passion and Masterchef-level skills!

    • How to change WeChat wallpaper?

      In this short guide, we will show you how to customise the background of all your chats in WeChat. You can use suggested backgrounds or upload your own photos. Read on to find out how to enable dark mode on WeChat too.

    • Everything about Google Meet: how to use it, breakout rooms

      Google Meet is a useful tool for online video conferences with multiple participants (up to 250), especially while you and your colleagues are working remotely. It is a newer version of the previously named Google Hangouts Meet program and has more features beneficial for business and professional purposes. Read on to discover how to use Google Meet on your desktop and mobile phone.

    • Voice messages on Twitter: activation, time limits

      In addition to sharing videos, photos, and GIFS, Twitter now offers the option of sending audio messages to your followers. How are Twitter voice messages activated? What do you need to do to send them? In this article, we explain all.

    • How to adopt a pet: useful websites and apps

      Thinking of adopting a pet? It is common to have questions about their care and behavior. In this case, you should know that with your computer or mobile device you can access a world of advice, friendships, and even first aid information. Keep reading to find out our top sites that will help you take care of your loved one.

    • What is a TIFF File used for?

      The Tagged Image File Format (TIFF), or TIF format is a bitmap (raster) graphic file format. It was developed in 1987 by Aldus (now belonging to Adobe). The latest specifications (Revision 6.0) were published in 1992. This article will explain what a TIFF file is and what it is used for.

    • How to block camera and microphone access on Chrome

      To optimise your user experience, Google Chrome gives you the option to allow websites to access your camera and microphone. If you wish to block microphone and camera on your web browser, this can also be easily arranged. This article will walk you through how to prevent websites from accessing your camera and microphone.

    • How to update dates in Excel spreadsheet: formula

      Do you use Excel spreadsheets to keep track of your weekly, monthly or annual expenses but find yourself updating all relevant date and content information manually? There is an easier, more effective solution and in this article we will provide you with a macro formula which will help with the automatic update of information.

    • All about the Venmo credit card: how to get it, features

      Smart banking isn't something extraordinary nowadays, and almost every active millennial prefers online banking with a useful and friendly interface and fast transactions. The Venmo banking system, owned by PayPal, is making our life easier with their new free Venmo credit card.

    • How to make Signal your default messaging app

      With WhatsApp's new data policy announcement, that will come into effect in May 2021, many users are transferring to Signal. Like other messaging apps, Signal is primarily used for messaging other users of the app, however on Android devices you can set Signal as your default SMS messaging app.

    21 September
    • How does the Google Play Points reward system work?

      Google Play Points is a reward program where you can earn points for everything you do on Google Play Store: for every purchase and level reached. You can use them for in-app purchases, buying movies and books on Google, for example. In this article, we will explain to you what is Google Play Points and how they work.

    • How to make calls from Google Home?

      Google Home is a smart speaker equipped with AI that allows you to sync devices and manage tasks hands-free. Over time, smart speaker capabilities have been enhanced, allowing you to do things like listen to music, order food, and also make phone calls. Continue reading to find out how to make a call on your Google Home.

    • Create and switch between multiple signatures in Gmail

      Sometimes you need to use different signatures, if you use the same email account for communicating with friends or family, or if you have more than one job. Read this article to find out how to create multiple signatures in Gmail and switch between them.

    • Block Instagram tags: in captions, comments, and stories

      If you don't want other Instagram users to tag you in their posts, captions or stories without your consent, don't worry, you can control this feature. You just need to activate the manual tagging option and in this article, we'll show you how to do it.

    • How to reduce WhatsApp storage: Android, iPhone, data

      Many of us use WhatsApp messenger on a daily basis, receiving messages with media and other files. These files can add up over time and take space on your phone's memory. Removing dated files that you no longer need will save space and improve device performance. Keep reading to find out how to save space on WhatsApp.

    • Free Dictionary download: for Android, mobile, iOS

      Mobile phones have become really convenient for downloading data, finding out geographical information, and looking up how to spell or translate a word. Most phones don't come equipped with a dictionary, but you can download one for free. This short walkthrough will teach you how to download and install the Merriam-Webster Dictionary app.

    • How to enable Autofill in Safari on iPhone and iPad

      You can ease the usage of websites that require your credentials in Safari by enabling the autofill option on your iOS device. You will not need to type your name, surname, email, or other personal information when logging in to a website or online service. Come discover how to enable the autofill of names and passwords in Safari.

    20 September
    • Remove Java HD Popups

      During your browsing session, you might be redirected to a webpage displaying the below message: You might need to install Java HD and continue /Please install Java HD and continue (required). You will also encounter such popups when browsing on illegal streaming websites. In this article, we will show you how to get rid of the malware displaying these popups!

    • Excel IF, AND, OR, and NOT functions

      This article will explain how to use the conditional functions IF, AND, OR and NOT on Microsoft Excel. Each of these functions can be used as part of a formula in a cell to compare data samples in any number of columns or sheets in an Excel file. For ease of understanding, we have also included a visual map that illustrates how simple changes in each formula affects your results.

    • Open Office Writer background image

      Open Office Writer is a software that allows you to add a background image to your document. It can be a creative background for a postcard or a logo for an official document, for example. Read this article to find out how to add a background image to a document on the Open Office Writer program.

    • Free online antivirus scan

      Are you in need of quick infection diagnosis? Online Antivirus services are very useful cyber security tools to identify malicious software by scanning your computer, specific files and URLs. Although these solutions are not a substitute for antivirus programs, they can help you give you a quick response to any suspicious items or behaviour. In the article below, we've gathered several easy-to-use online antivirus programs.

    • Send photos WhatsApp: iPhone, without compressing, Android

      WhatsApp gives you the ability to send photos, videos, and audio messages to your contacts, without needing to switch to another application or leave your conversation window. This article will give you a quick run-through of how to share media files on WhatsApp and how to send photos without compressing the images.

    • How to become an Instagram Influencer: 10 tips to succeed

      The amount of Instagram Influencers has grown rapidly over recent years. If you dream of becoming an influencer, perhaps to reach more people with your content or to earn money, this article will explain how to become an Instagram Influencer and how to get more followers.

    • Covid-19 vaccine tracker: world, UK, USA

      The Covid-19 pandemic triggered a race to create a vaccine and then vaccinated the populus. This article shows you how to track the amount of people that have received a Covid-19 vaccine across the world.

    • How to log in to Outlook

      Outlook is a free email service provided by Microsoft, which has been the successor of Hotmail for years. Here you will learn how to log in, log out, and create an Outlook account.

    • How to make a Discord bot

      Discord has become the one of the most famous and preferred platforms for live gaming. However, you don't have to be a gamer to create a server and enjoy all of Discord's cool features. One of these features is the option to create a bot and to add it to your personal server(s). This may sound complicated but if you follow the steps in the present article, you will be able to code your first bot message, so keep reading and make the most out of the platform!

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    • Google Kids Space: features, security, devices

      Google's Kids Space is a new 'children's mode' created by Google for Android tablets. It is designed so the little ones in the household can safely explore the Internet and learn about the topics that appeal to them the most, in a format suitable for their age. This feature will arrive gradually on all Android tablets, so if you want to know what it is exactly about and what features it includes, then read on.

    • Top education apps for kids

      In this article, we will provide you with a selection of diverse and interesting apps, divided into 3 age categories, to help you and your children continue to learn and have fun at the same time.

    • How to turn on the handwashing feature on Apple Watch?

      With Apple Watch, you can switch on the handwashing feature and set a timer. The other useful option is to set up a notification, so the watch will remind you to wash your hands each time you come home from work, for example. Read this article to learn how to switch on the handwashing feature on Apple Watch.

    • Can I read news on Kindle?

      Kindle, the e-book, has become one of Amazon's flagship products and now allows you to read articles and news on the same device as well. Read on to discover how to read articles and news on Kindle and make the most out of your device.

    14 September
    • How to see and track the ISS: from home, with apps

      Suppose you are passionate about Cosmos and spaceships. In that case, you probably already know that you can easily spot the International Space Station from your backyard, nearby street, or even your window without any special equipment. Read this article to discover how to do it.

    • Apps to learn languages: free, offline, fast

      Learning a foreign language can change our life, allowing us to expand our horizons into new possibilities that can bring positive experiences. In this article, you will find a list of our recommended apps to get you started in a foreign language. Which one would you like to learn?

    • Top neobanks in 2022: secure, reliable, quick

      Neobanks are booming and more people are now starting to use their services. These banks are entities that work exclusively online and offer a wide range of new advantages; free credit cards, zero commission, or multi-currency accounts just to name a few. What exactly are these services and how can you benefit from them? If you want to know how neobanks work and which are our top choices, then keep on reading.

    13 September
    12 September
    • How to work from home effectively?

      As a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, many companies are reflecting on the positive impacts of employees working from home such as lower bills (from having few people in the office), and in some cases higher levels of efficiency. As a result, companies such as Twitter now allow their workers to work from home permanently. Read on for several tips that are easy to implement and help you be as productive as possible while working from home.

    • How to set up an online store: step-by-step, for free

      Nowadays, building a storefront can be done exclusively online and can bring an advantage for entrepreneurs who work from home or wish to avoid a physical store. Regardless of the product offer, anyone can open an online store without needing expertise and sell online. Getting started is enough to have a good idea and a lot of motivation. Read our small guide on setting up an e-commerce shop and starting your own business.

    • Top e-commerce platforms in 2022

      Online shopping has become so natural that sometimes a physical trip to the store can be uncomfortable, especially during the pandemic. E-commerce is growing faster than ever before and a lot of people are moving their businesses onto the web. If you are wondering how to open your own online shop, don't worry, it's simple and quick. In this article, we compiled the best platforms to open an online store.

    • All about e-Commerce: e-business, marketplace, platforms

      An E-commerce is commerce or business where all transactions are done online. It keeps the same concept of conducting and creating a business by selling or offering services, commercial goods, information, and more without establishing a physical business but instead doing online sales.

    • Introduction to e-Business: time to market, b2b, b2c

      E-Business became so popular, especially during the pandemic, that many offline stores and businesses switched to online. In this article, we will walk you through the main concepts of e-Business and explain how it works.

    9 September
    • How to declutter your digital life?

      If you like everything to be neat and organized, especially for the new work year, it is worth doing a little bit of a Marie Kondo-style digital cleaning and put your online life in order. In this article, we gathered some essential digital cleaning methods and tips that will do the job.

    • What is GANTT chart: used for, in project management, example

      The GANTT diagram is a tool that allows the user to model the planning of tasks necessary to the performance of a project. It is named after its inventor Henry Gantt who created it more than 100 years ago, in 1917. Given the relative ease of reading GANTT diagrams, this tool is used by almost all project managers in all sectors to control and manage the workflow, project stages, and progress representation in real time. Read on to know more about GANTT chart.

    8 September
    • Top 10 time-saving Google Docs hacks

      Google Docs are used by almost everyone who works with texts, editing, translation, and team projects. There are some handy Google Docs functions that you could have missed. In this article, we compiled the 10 best Google Docs features that will facilitate your life and your writing experience.

    7 September
    • How to use spreadsheets: introduction, formulas, functions

      Excel spreadsheets are one of the most useful tools to create documents with calculations and data and organize the accounting or VAT tax, among other tasks. Luckily, while working on Excel you can use various formulas to speed up and facilitate the process. In this article, we will show you what it is and how to use formulas.

    2 September
    • Download a Google Doc: as a PDF, with comments, as a Word

      Thanks to Google Docs you can create your text files, and other documents online without worrying that something might not be saved. It also lets you collaborate on your documents with colleagues easily in real-time. If for any reason, you'd like to download a Google Doc, this article is for you. Read our step-by-step guide about how to download a Google Doc on Windows or Mac computer.