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    December 2021

    29 December
    • Speed up Windows 10 computer performance

      If your computer is a few years old or when you simply want Windows to become even faster, there are several ways to improve the performance of your operating system. How to speed up your computer? Below we describe a couple of tricks to make Windows 10 work faster.

    • How to save ping report in text file?

      Windows allows you to send a message, called a ping to other computers in your local network. If you would like to export the result of a ping command to a text file, here is how you can perform this action.

    28 December
    27 December
    • Update to Windows 10 for free

      On the 14th January 2020 Windows 7 became no longer supported, and Windows 8.1 will stop in 2023. If you still have one of the older versions of Windows on your computer, it would be advisable to consider switching to Windows 10. This article will show you how to update to Windows 10 for free.

    24 December
    23 December
    22 December
    • How to show volume in menu bar on Mac OS

      It can be useful to have the volume levels displayed in your menu bar on your Mac so in this article, we will show you how to configure this on your Mac computer. Simply follow the steps below.

    • How to delete multiple files on Mac

      If your Mac desktop is being filled with unnecessary files and folders, and you want to clear it up and make it more organized, you can remove them by dragging them to the trash one by one. There is however a quicker and faster way to remove multiple files and folders in a matter of seconds.

    • Speed up a slow Mac: Mini, computer, in 5 minutes

      Is your Mac running slower than usual? If so, there are several common issues to check to get it back up to speed. In this article we explain some of the main causes for a Mac performance slowdown and how to fix them. These tips should work for all Macs, from the MacBook Pro to the Mac Mini.

    • Change MacBook name: terminal, in iCloud, Airdrop, Bluetooth

      If you own a Mac computer, you are able to change the name on your device to personalize it. This article will show you how to customize your Mac's name for iCloud, Airdrop, Bluetooth, and also an alternative method that allows you to change your Mac name in the Terminal.

    21 December
    • Convert JPG to PDF: Mac, online, free

      PDFs, are the standard document type for most companies and businesses worldwide thanks to their portability and fixed format. PDF documents offer various advantages, such as security, smaller file size, self-containment, and their ability to be opened on most, if not all, computers. This quick tutorial will show you how to convert one or more JPG files into a single PDF (with each JPG on its own page) on a Mac.

    • Repair keychain: Mac, Big Sur, Monterey, Mojave

      Are your stored passwords corrupted? Or maybe your applications refuse to accept the "correct" password and you are being prompted to enter the password multiple times? To fix this issue you need to repair the keychain configuration. In this article we will show you how to perform keychain first aid with a method that should work for all versions of MacOS from Monterey to Mojave.

    • Force delete Mac file: in use, terminal

      Have you tried to delete a file in your trash, but the file or folders you want to delete refuses to disappear? Or have you tried to delete a file that is in use? To solve these problems, you need to use a UNIX command to be entered in a Terminal. In this article we will show you how to force delete a file on Mac.

    20 December
    • How to receive files via Bluetooth on Mac

      If you are unable to receive files sent using Bluetooth from other devices, typically there is no error message displayed to tell you what is going wrong. This article explain how to receive files using Bluetooth.

    • How to connect PS4 controller to PS5

      Is the DualShock 4 controller compatible with the next-gen console? If you want to find out if you can connect a PS4 Controller to a PS5 and get some additional information, then read on.

    19 December
    • How to celebrate christmas online: virtually, with kids

      Thanks to technology and programs like Zoom, Google Meet you can feel at home, in the familiar warmth, or in the company of your colleagues, while staying at home. Here are some ideas about how to celebrate Christmas online and enjoy the party virtually.

    17 December
    • Flash games for PC: download, online, old

      Are you nostalgic for classic Flash games? We have very good news for you: it is possible to play them all on your PC with the Flashpoint app, which gives you access to no less than 38000 terrific games!

    • How to allow downloads from unknown sources Mac

      There are plenty of interesting apps from trustworthy developers which are not available on the Mac App Store and you might want to try them out. This tutorial explains how to easily run apps downloaded from unknown sources on your Mac.

    • Mac numpad: keyboard, shortcuts, emulator

      The default keyboards of the MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and the iMac have no numeric keypad for entering numbers from a dedicated number pad. Depending on the model you have, you will normally have to hold down the shift key and then use the buttons above the letters. We will talk you through this process below.

    • How to find IP address on Mac: computer, terminal

      Every device connected to a network has an IP address. It is a unique identifier that locates your computer or Mac on the network. Your Mac connects to the internet through a network or router; which implies that you have a local IP address that identifies the Mac on the local network (router) and a public IP to connect to the internet. This short tutorial explains how to find these addresses on your Mac.

    • How to reset mail on Mac: Big Sur, Catalina, Mojave

      Mac computers come equipped with a Mail App to help organize your e-mail accounts. This article will show you how to reset your e-mail preferences to the default settings on MacOS X, including Big Sur, Catalina and Mojave.

    16 December
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    14 December
    • How to change home screen on LG Smart TV

      If you are using LG Smart TV, the good news is that you can customize it and set up the homepage of your choice. Read this article to discover how to adjust this setting in three clicks on LG Smart TV.

    • How to stream Windows Media Player: to TV, to Chromecast

      Windows Media Player 12 allows you to stream multimedia content stored on your Windows PC directly onto your Smart TV without the use of cables or additional hardware. All that's required for this simple guide is a good WiFi connection. This article will show you how you stream Windows player to your TV and Chromecast device.

    • How to clear cache on Smart TV: LG, Samsung

      There are several benefits of clearing the cache from your Smart TV, firstly it can help improve the speed and performance of your device. It can also help protect your device from potential malware that target cache memory, and also improve the browsing. In this article we will show you how to clear your cache. The following methods should work for most models of LG and Samsung Smart TV.

    • Set LG TV sleep timer: without remote, not working, button

      The LG Smart TV is equipped with many features that aim to make your TV-watching experience more convenient and enjoyable. The TV includes an on/off timer that lets you configure your TV to power on and off at a time that of your choosing. This tutorial will show you how to use this feature on your TV with and without and remote and what to do if it is not working.

    • How to rename LG TV: 2021, AirPlay, inputs

      Like many of the other customizable options on LG Smart TV you can also change your TV name to facilitate access if you have more than one TV at home or if you want to easily connect to it with AirPlay for example. In this article, you will learn how to change your TV name on LG Smart TV and also how to rename the inputs so you can easily see which devices are connected to your TV.

    • Change language on LG TV: subtitle, keyboard, without remote

      LG Smart TVs are sold globally, and as such they come with many customizable settings, among which is the ability to change the TV's default language. This step-by-step will help you set the language settings, including how to change subtitle language and how to change keyboard language on your LG TV.

    13 December
    10 December
    • Connect Samsung TV to PC: wireless, Windows 10, with HDMI

      This article will explain how to connect your computer to your Samsung Smart TV. This will allow you to mirror any media stored on your computer. The Samsung Smart TV is DLNA compliant, so you should configure your computer to act as a DLNA server. We will show you how to connect your TV to your PC wirelessly and with an HDMI cable.

    • Clear Samsung TV history: viewing, browser

      Your Samsung Smart TV keeps track of the content that you have previously viewed. If you don't wish to revisit past titles that you've viewed, you have the option to clear your viewing history. Likewise, when you use the built in browser your data is saved. This article will show you how to clear all history.

    • Samsung TV 3D: settings, mode, effect disabled

      If you are the lucky owner of a Samsung 3D Smart TV, you probably already know that you can use 3D mode to make the most out of your TV and watch movies in three-dimensional format. Read on to discover how to enable this feature on your Samsung 3D TV.

    • Turn off Samsung Smart TV menu sounds and notifications

      Your Samsung Smart TV offers you the possibility of customizing several of your device's settings to ensure that you benefit from an optimal viewing experience. Two of these options are the ability to turn off system sounds and notifications on your TV, in this article we will show you how.

    9 December
    • Samsung Smart TV voice control: app, without remote

      If you are a fan of new technology and love using Siri on your iOS devices or Google Assistant on Android, you will probably love the Samsung Smart TV voice recognition feature. Read on to discover how to activate it using the app and with or without a remote.

    • Lock Android screen: from touch, to trace

      Sometimes when you watch a video on your tablet, you might accidentally snag the touchscreen and the video will be interrupted or stopped. There are several ways how to lock the touch screen of your Galaxy Tab during video playback. Read on to find out how.

    • How to change Samsung TV picture size settings

      Is your Samsung TV zoomed in or not displaying correctly? Depending on a host of different factors, certain programs will look better when watched in a certain picture size. Like all TVs, the Samsung Smart TV allows you to change the size of the images on your screen.

    • How to reset Samsung TV: to factory settings, without remote

      If you are experiencing problems with your Samsung Smart TV, a simple factory reset of your television may suffice in fixing any minor glitches. This reset will allow you to reconfigure all of your television's settings and get your TV working properly again. There are different methods, depending on the age of your TV and the software that it is running.

    8 December
    7 December
    • How to auto redial: app, iPhone, Samsung, in Android

      Certain phones have an auto redial function that allows your phone to automatically redial if a call is unable to connect. In this article we will show you how to enable auto redial on your device in the settings menu, and if that doesn't work, then we have an auto redial app that you can use.

    • How to install games on Samsung phone

      Often, games fail to be installed on Samsung phones. This problem is due to a formatting issue of the game extension that isn't recognized by the OS. The game must have a .jar or .jad extension, and specific codes must be inserted, depending on the handset, through the game's settings. This article will show you how to repair a game that cannot be installed onto your Samsung mobile.

    • Transfer Gmail contacts: to iCloud iPhone/iPad

      If you'd like to keep the important contacts from your Google account in your iPhone or iPad, you can easily do so by transferring your address book from Gmail mailbox to your iOS device or to iCloud. Here's how to do it.

    • Samsung volume increase code: 2021

      Samsung phones are great handsets to own, however, some users find that the output volume of the earphones is very low. This can be increased by the volume control buttons; if you are still having trouble with the level of sound coming through then there are some audio codes that help enhance the sound output.

    • Samsung reset code: keypad, factory settings, number

      Samsung phones are equipped with specific security codes that protect the information stored inside. This article provides the codes that need to be dialled on your keypad to restore your phone to its factory settings with the Samsung hard reset code, also know as the Samsung master reset code.

    • How to set up T-Mobile account permissions?

      T-Mobile allows customers to set account permissions to manage the access rights to each account. This is helpful when you have multiple users with access to the same account and would like to limit the functions of some of those users. In this article we'll show you how to set your T-Mobile account permissions to have total control of your account.

    6 December
    • T-Mobile Voicemail: number, app, setup, password

      As a T-Mobile customer, there are multiple ways you can access and check your voicemail. This article will explain how to set up your voicemail with a password and then how to access your voicemail using the My T-Mobile app, and with a designated number.

    • T-Mobile change number: online, on SIM card

      You may be looking to change your mobile phone number under your T-Mobile plan for a variety of reasons. Whether you are looking to avoid being contacted by certain people or you would simply like a new start, this article will walk you through how to change your T-Mobile phone number.

    • T-Mobile activate SIM card: phone number, online, iPhone

      If you've just gotten a new SIM card from T-Mobile and would like to get it activated quickly, this article will explain the way. Currently, there are two ways to activate a new SIM card: by calling the T-Mobile service desk or by accessing your T-Mobile account online. This article will show you how to get started with your T-mobile activation.

    • How to hyperlink text in Gmail?

      Sometimes when you paste a link using the Ctrl + V key combination directly into the body of your email message, it will be displayed as a normal text. In this article, we will show you how to make the link clickable in Gmail.

    3 December
    • How to 'Reply All' in Gmail?

      If you often exchange group emails in Gmail, sometimes you need to use the Reply All feature. In this article, we will show you how to reply all in Gmail and how to set this function as your default option to be sure that no one is ever left out of the conversation.

    • Christmas music: YouTube, radio, free download, streaming

      Christmas festivities need Christmas music! Nowadays, streaming services have replaced physical formats and are the easiest option to find music to get the party started! Whether you want to listen to the classics, or if you are looking for the more modern iterations, here we will show you where to listen and download Christmas music for free.

    • Christmas photo apps: free, for iPhone, iOS

      Christmas portraits were already considered a tradition long before there were smartphones. Now that we all have access to decent camera on our phones, the possibilities have multiplied! In this article we will present five apps for Android and iOS that allow you to turn your Christmas photos with family and friends into genuine works of art.

    • How to sync iPhone and iPad: messages, contacts, apps, email

      Synchronizing your iOS devices can help you merge all the content you have on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and manage it from any device. You can listen to the music from your iPod on your iPhone during trips or keep your books and photos from the iPad on iPhone. In this article, you will discover how to sync your multiple iOS devices using your computer.

    • How to turn on flash for notifications iPhone

      iOS has an option for those who might be hard of hearing, suffer from visual impairments or those who simply wish to be notified via LED light signal when they receive messages and other notifications. In this short guide, we will show you how to activate the LED feature for incoming calls and alerts on your iPhone.

    • How to manage app permissions: iPhone, iPad

      Are you having difficulty remembering which apps you have given to certain permissions on your iOS device? Rather than checking them individually, you can reset them all at once and then give access permissions as and when necessary. In this article we will show you how to manage the app permission settings.

    2 December
    • Mirror iPhone to PC: via bluetooth, without software

      Apple's AirPlay technology enables you to mirror the screen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to other AirPlay compatible devices. But if you would like to take advantage of this technology on a Windows PC, additional steps are required. This guide will teach you how to emulate AirPlay on a Windows PC.

    • How to block apps: iPhone, on Android, from certain times

      Mobile phone's application blocking system initially came about as a necessity to prevent children from accessing certain content. However, as each smartphone app accumulates a large amount of private information that more and more people want to protect from possible snoopers or thieves, so the password for access to certain apps also serves to protect your privacy.

    • Best Christmas movies 2021

      Сhristmas and New Year are coming, and even though this year was tough for everybody, now it's time for some festive mood and relaxation. That's why we selected the best Christmas movies: from classics like "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Home Alone" to "Holidate'' and a slasher "Black Christmas".

    • How to turn off sim pin code on iPhone

      In this short guide, we will show you how to disable the PIN code of your iPhone (SIM). This guide will only allow you to disable the SIM PIN code once you enter the PIN code, this is not a way of getting around the SIM PIN code to unlock a SIM you don't have, or have forgotten the code for.

    • Use iPhone as hotspot: for PC, for Mac, for iPad, Wifi

      You can establish a network connection using the cellular network of your mobile device by creating a hotspot. This allows you to access the internet by wirelessly connecting your phone to your PC or tablet or by connecting them with a USB cable. This article will teach you how to use your iPhone's personal hotspot as a modem. The following methods will work for Mac, PC, iPad and Android devices. 

    1 December
    • How to calibrate iPhone compass: app, iOS 14, Google Maps

      Calibrating your iPhone's compass is very simple, but sometimes the phone's motion sensor can be out of adjustment. In this article, we will explain how to readjust the motion sensor on your iPhone and then calibrate your compass more accurately. These calibration methods work for most versions of iOS, including the latest iOS 14, and iOS 15.

    • Share PC internet to iPhone: via USB cable, via bluetooth

      An iPhone can be used as a tethered modem that may be connected to your computer wirelessly or with a USB cable. This will allow you to share your computer's internet connection with your iPhone for improved connectivity. This article will show you how to share your computer's internet connection with your mobile phone.

    • Watch the best Christmas-themed TV shows episodes

      The Holiday Armadillo, Bart Simpson burning the Christmas tree and many more funny and sometimes dramatic Christmas episodes of our all-time favorite series in this listing. Get comfortable, turn on your Christmas tree lights, watch or rewatch these holiday season episodes of your favorite series and enjoy, you've earned it!

    • Stop unwanted emails in Gmail: block users, report spam

      If you're tired of getting unwanted emails in your inbox, including spam and newsletters, Gmail makes it easy to block these emails. In this article, you will learn about the settings and filters available to you to help keep your inbox spam-free.

    • Samsung Smart View on iPhone: screen mirroring

      Samsung's SmartThings, previously Smart View is a free application that turns your iPhone or iPad into a remote control for Samsung Smart TVs and other smart devices in your home. In order to use this application, all that is required is that any devices you wish to use are connected to the same local network.

    • How to turn off music on iPhone

      The iPhone offers a digital music player to listen to your favourite music wherever you are. Once your music session is over, it's no use looking for a Stop button, as there is none. This article will show you how to stop music playback on an iPhone.