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    December 2022

    30 December
    • How to download apps for Android with Google Play Store

      The Google Play Store is a virtual store of digital content for devices based on the Android operating system. It allows you to download apps, games, magazines, books, music, and movies for your Android mobile phone or tablet. This article will show you how to download apps and games for Android devices using the Google Play Store.

    • How to change author name in Excel: spreadsheet, VBA

      By default, Excel uses your Windows username as the default author name, which automatically appears in the properties of creating Excel files. You can change the default author name in Excel by following the procedure described below.

    • Add an area code on Android

      If you use Android, you have the option to set your phone to automatically add an area code to phone numbers. Continue reading to find out how!

    • Stop Xbox from turning off: while updating, automatically

      If you are looking to save energy it can be a good idea to configure your Xbox One or Xbox Series X console to automatically shut down after an extended period of inactivity. The procedure is simple and straightforward and we'll show you how to configure it in this article.

    • Enable WebGL Chrome: 2022, Mac, Android

      Google Chrome allows you to alter the settings according to your preferences, one of them is the option to enable WebGL, or Web Graphics Library. WebGL is a JavaScript API that allows you to render 3D and 2D computer within your browser and doesn't require any plug-ins. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of enabling WebGL on Chrome.

    • How to export bookmarks from Chrome: Edge, Safari, Firefox

      Bookmarks allow you to access your favourite webpages quickly and easily. Google Chrome allows you to back up your bookmarks so that they are not only accessible on your computer, but also on other devices signed into your account. In this article we'll show you how to back up your Google Chrome bookmarks and transfer them to other browsers.

    • How to insert GIF in Excel: 365, sheet, VBA

      In an Excel workbook it is possible to insert a GIF, although the animation will only work when the image is inserted into a control. This can be done through Control Toolbox, Design mode and Microsoft Web Browser. ​​​​​​​VBA code is an integral part of inserting a GIF in Excel. This article will show you how to insert a GIF into an excel sheet using VBA code.

    • Enable zoom Xbox: Series X, One, controller

      The Magnifier is one of the assistive technology tools included on the Xbox. The Magnifier allows you to zoom in on the text and images displayed on your screen. This tool is available on the Xbox One to the latest Xbox Series X. In this article we will show you how to zoom out on the Xbox one and other Xbox's.

    29 December
    • 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 many IF statements can you nest in Excel

      In normal circumstances, Excel places a limit on the number of nested conditional formulas that you can use. The limit is 7. However, it is possible to circumvent the limitation over the number of nested conditional formulas by cascading them. This article will look at the different methods for nesting multiple IF statements in Excel.

    • Uninstall Flash Player: Mac, Windows 10

      As we have already spoken about in this article, Adobe Flash player support ended on the 31st December, 2020, and Adobe began blocking Flash content from running in Flash Player as of January 12, 2021. This EOL (End of Life) date effectively kills Adobe Flash Player. It is now recommended that you remove Adobe Flash Player from your computer as soon as possible. This article will explain how to uninstall Flash Player for both PC and Mac.

    • How to change new tab page Chrome: Android, extension, Mac

      After the Google Chrome 69 update, users noticed that the new tab page also changed. Each time you open the new tab page on Google Chrome, several tiles representing your most viewed pages are displayed. This new feature can raise privacy issues as tiles display the latest content you've viewed. In this article we show you how to restore the previous Chrome settings, or simply remove these shortcuts.

    • 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.

    • How to make a copy of a Google Doc: on phone, iPhone

      Google Docs is a cloud service that allows you to collaborate on documents with other people. Google Docs comes with a built-in option to create backup copies of your important files (for future reference) before sharing them with other users. Read on for instructions to duplicate your documents, presentations, and spreadsheets.

    • - IP address signification

      The IP address number (or signifies a simply private (non-routable) network used for the internal networks of personal or small enterprises. These types of networks can have up to 254 machines connected locally (numbers ranging from to This article will explain these IP addresses and their differences.

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    • How to see incognito history: Android, Mac, Windows

      Chrome's Incognito Mode allows you to surf the web without leaving a trace, so that you may browse privately. However, this theoretically implies that there's no record, or history, of your search history. Luckily there are still some ways to find your history. Below we explain how to in greater detail of how you can see your incognito on Chrome on Android, Mac and Windows devices.

    • How to adjust touch sensitivity: iPhone, iPad, Android

      If you've ever found yourself in a situation where your phone is unresponsive to your attempts to unlock it due to gloves or dexterity issues, you'll be happy to know that most mobile devices now come with a great built-in feature that allows you to automatically adjust the sensitivity of your screen. This feature is disabled by default, but you can turn it on with a simple change to your settings. This article will walk you through the steps.

    • How to improve uTorrent download speed?

      Despite being one of the most used torrent programs with users across the world, uTorrent is not without its flaws and is sometimes not as efficient as we would like. Fortunately, a few minor adjustments to the program's settings should suffice to get your downloads up to speed.

    • Connect to railway WiFi: mobile, laptop, station, free

      Being able to stay connected whilst travelling on public transport is important. Across the world rail infrastructure now include WiFi. This article will show you how to connect to free WiFI on UK trains, Amtrak trains in the US and also connect to WiFi in Indian railway stations. These WiFi networks will allow you to connect with both mobiles or laptops.

    • Dual Play TV: 2022, LG, glasses, Samsung

      The LG Dual Play technology of an LG Smart TV allows users to play Split Screen games in full-screen mode. Follow this article to enable the dual play mode on your 3D LG TV and how to use Dual Play TV glasses.

    • Too many USB devices connected PS4: fix the error

      Electronic device errors can be so frustrating, and one good example of this is the PlayStation 4's "Too Many USB Devices are connected" error message. This article will walk you through how to fix this error on your PS4.

    • Best free Word Processors: student, Mac, PC

      Licensed by Microsoft, Word is usually included in Microsoft Office Suite, which also includes desktop applications Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. However this software can come at a high price. Luckily, there are a number of free alternatives. This article will walk you through the best free word processors.

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    20 December
    • How to enable safety mode on LG smart TV

      The LG Smart TV allows you to turn on its Safety mode in order to block access to content that you may deem inappropriate. While in Safety mode, your LG TV cannot access certain programs and applications. This walkthrough will teach you how to enable the safety feature on your LG Smart TV.

    • How to change Windows 10's default photo viewer?

      Windows 10 integrates a photo viewer app called Photos, which is also the default app for managing photos and pictures on the new OS. However, you can use another program, such as Paint or Windows Photo Viewer to manage your photos. Read on to learn two simple methods for changing Windows 10's default photo viewer.

    • How to customize LED notifications on WhatsApp

      One of WhatsApp's features is the ability to customize the LED notification light. Using this feature allows users to distinguish WhatsApp messages from other app notifications on their device. This tutorial will explain how to find and customize the LED notifications on WhatsApp Messenger.

    • Identify your motherboard on Windows 10: via cmd, DirectX

      If you'd like to prevent any compatibility issues when upgrading your PC or installing new components, it's important that you first identify your motherboard model. This tutorial describes three simple ways to find information about your motherboard model (brand, chipset, and manufacturer) in Windows 10.

    19 December
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    • How to remove a Google account from Chrome browser

      Google Chrome allows you to be logged in to multiple user accounts at once, each with its own custom settings and preferences. The browser also allows you to swap out one account for another or disconnect your accounts, effectively erasing all of that account's personal data from the browser. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of doing so.

    • How to add custom music in GTA San Andreas

      GTA San Andreas for the PC is surprisingly customisable. Besides a large list of cheats and mods, it is also possible to add your own music into the game. This article will show you how to customise the GTA San Andreas soundtrack on PC and console.

    • 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.

    • Link PlayStation 4: to Facebook, to Twitter

      If you want to discuss games or different gaming tactics or maybe even brag about your game score, ranking and trophies on social networks, then you can link your PS4 account to Facebook or other social networks. In this article we will show you how to link your PlayStation 4 account to your Facebook or Twitter account.

    • How to play games on Skype: with friends, coworkers, family

      Skype built-in games have been discontinued. If you have an older version of Skype, then it still may be possible to play games, however you would both need to have the same old version. Whilst this is no longer an option on Skype, it is still possible to play games with your friends and family online.

    • Create an Instagram Business account: on PC, from Facebook

      Instagram has over 1 billion active monthly users that businesses can interact with to promote themselves and their products. This article will show you how to create an Instagram Business account, or switch to an Instagram Business account if you already have an Instagram account.

    15 December
    • 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.

    • How to fix Error 491: on tablet, on Google Play

      If you encounter the message "Unable to download application - Error 491" on your Android device, it probably means that your phone no longer recognises your Google account. It is relatively simple to solve this issue, just follow the steps below.

    • How to use an IF statement, excel, with text, vba

      The IF function in Excel is a powerful tool that allows you to perform logical tests and return different values based on the results of those tests. It's commonly used to make decisions and perform calculations in spreadsheets.

    • 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.

    • How to count names in Excel: formula, using COUNTIF

      For users who are struggling with handling Microsoft Excel when trying to copy the same name multiple times without making it confusing, a simple procedure needs to be followed in order to count a list of names. A list of names in a report may be generated, where the same name appears multiple times. With column 'A' having a list of names, where the same name is repeated, and the user desires to display all the names in column 'B', but only once.

    14 December
    13 December
    12 December
    • Samsung Galaxy S22 or iPhone 13: Which one to buy?

      Which is the best smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy or the iPhone? While we wait for February 2023 when the new Samsung C23 is expected to be released (to compare it with the latest iPhone 14), for now we offer a comparison between S22 and the Apple iPhone 13 - for you to make your well-informed to make the right choice and know the strengths and weaknesses of each device.

    • Windows 7 can't connect to WiFi: what to do?

      This article will explain how to regain access to your WiFi network in the event that a network is detected but your computer is unable to connect. This tip applies specifically to Windows 7 users, but it may also be useful on more updated devices.

    • 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 add a Facebook Like button to a website

      If you're a company or a blogger who is heavily active on a variety of platforms, you might consider linking your pages by adding a Follow on Facebook button to your site. Here's how to add a Facebook follow option to your site or blog.

    • What does the lock symbol mean on Google Chrome?

      As part of its security features, web browser Google Chrome uses a special set of symbols that alerts users to a website's validity. Shown in the left corner of the address bar, these icons provide vital information about a site's certificates and connections. In this article, you will learn about the different security indicators offered by Google Chrome.

    • How to use Excel color cell if formula

      Excel allows defined functions to be executed in Worksheets by a user. Instead of a formula based on the color of a cell, it is better to write a function that can detect the color of the cell and manipulate the data accordingly. Some knowledge of programming concepts such as if-else conditions and looping may be useful to write user defined functions. To write a function to determine the color of a cell, the interior color object can be used.

    • How to disable volume shadow copy?

      Volume shadow copy is a feature on all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating systems that allows backup copies of files or folders on a specified volume, either automatically or manually. To disable the volume shadow copy, the service has to be stopped. The service can be stopped from the volume shadow copy properties window and Windows administrative tools.

    10 December
    • Create free Christmas photo cards: apps, frames, templates

      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.

    9 December
    • How to enable YouTube Live streaming

      With YouTube's Live Streaming service, one can easily host and broadcast live events online. Setting up a live streaming session on your YouTube channel is a breeze, it can easily be done from a computer or mobile device.

    • How to automatically transfer data between sheets in Excel

      If you are using Excel and would like to automatically transfer data from a master sheet to specified sub sheets when a certain condition is met, this article will explain how to use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to do so. This example will demonstrate how to automatically transfer multiple columns in one sheet to another when the value in one of the fields is "Yes". The value of the conditional field can be changed as required.

    • Check your Sprint data usage

      If you're always on the go and relying on your data allowance for internet use, your mobile device could quickly run short. This article will provide an overview of how to check your Sprint data usage via your My Sprint account, text alert, or call.

    • iCloud+: privacy features, login, pricing

      Do you know about the new service that seeks to protect your privacy: iCloud+ (or iCloud Plus)? The package includes new premium features at no additional cost for all iCloud users who are subscribed to a paid plan. Here's what iCloud is all about, the benefits iCloud+ offers, and starting when iCloud+ will be available.

    • Inkscape for beginners: crop, remove background, rotate

      Inkscape is a free vector graphics editor program compatible with Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems. You can use it to create and edit illustrations, typography, charts and other various design forms. In this beginner's guide to Inkscape you will discover how to use it and make vector illustrations.

    8 December
    • How to reset Opera browser: to default settings

      Opera is an internet software suite that handles internet-based tasks, like sending and receiving e-mails, website display, chatting, downloading and reading web feeds, etc. After making any changes to the browser's settings, you have the option to reset the browser to its default settings.

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    • How to play PlayStation 4 games online

      The fourth console developed by Sony offers a large number of services in order to meet the expectations of its most demanding users. PlayStation Network (PSN) is a free online platform, through which we can access PlayStation Plus, a subscription utility that will allow us to access the online multiplayer modes, games, and competitive modes of all games available on PS4.

    • Google Classroom: tutorial, features, cost, app download

      Google Classroom is the latest addition to the Google Suite for Education. Google Classroom allows teachers to create online classrooms, distribute workflow, and grade assignments. Students can access documents stored on Google Drive, with each class having a separate folder. During this period, where studying and working from home has become the norm, a comprehensive educational tool that allows educators to create a virtual classroom is necessary.

    • How to enable touchpad: Windows 10, on laptop

      The Touchpad can sometimes be accidentally disabled on your laptop, or you may disable it because it's overly responsive. If you would like to switch it back on or shut it off, this tutorial will walk you through the necessary steps.

    • How to show or hide formula bar in Excel: VBA, shortcut

      Microsoft Excel allows you to control the program display in various ways, including complete personalisation of the top ribbon. If you're finding the large top ribbon to be troublesome, we'll show you an easy way to create some more space on your computer screen.

    • Windows DISKPART: commands, command prompt, clean

      DISKPART can be used to overcome the limitations of the Disk management tool. It offers several commands to manage your disks and in this article we shall discuss about the most popular ones. This article will explain all you need to know about the DISKPART Command.

    • How to install apps on older iOS versions

      Apps update regularly and sometimes they require a recent version of the operating system. Downloading is then impossible for devices running on older versions of iOS. Fortunately, there is a solution. In this article, we will explain how to install applications when they require a more recent version of iOS, that you are unable to install.

    • Insert picture in Excel: cell, shortcut, using formula

      Macros in Excel can perform functions like inserting pictures, copying data from one cell to another, etc. In order to write an effective macro to insert images in excel, you will need to use a loop. This FAQ will walk you through the steps to applying this macro to your spreadsheet in order to have pictures appear.

    2 December
    1 December
    • Asus smart gesture not working: after Windows 10 update

      Following the upgrade to Windows 10, people have started experiencing numerous issues with their Asus laptop. Common complaints include touchpad multi-touch gestures not working and reversed scroll direction. It happens because the Asus Smart Gesture (OEM driver) currently installed on your laptop is not compatible with your new operating system.

    • 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. 

    • How to to change Viber background

      This tip will teach you how to customize the Viber chat background on the application's mobile and desktop versions. You will be able to choose between wallpapers provided by the application and your own personal photos.

    • How to copy data to another workbook: using VBA

      When manipulating data in Microsoft Excel, the Move or Copy Sheet command is a quick and simple way to move or copy entire sheets to other locations either in the same file or in a different workbook. Alternatively, you can use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to automate the task and make it much less tedious. This article will introduce you to both methods of copying data to another workbook in Microsoft Excel.

    • How to disable iCloud: photos, back up, on iPhone, on Mac

      To disable iCloud access on your device you will have to log out of the cloud, which means you will no longer be able to access your stored files. This article will show you how to disabled iCloud back ups on your iPhone and Mac, and how to disable iCloud photo back ups.

    • Unable to access

      By default, a router's IP address is configured to, or something similar. If you are having problems accessing your router using this IP address, there are a few simple measures that you can take to correctly configure your router settings.