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Get a Free Windows 10 Upgrade Legally and Safely from Microsoft's Site

At this point there may still be one or two options to get the free Windows 10 upgrade on your PCs that are running licensed versions of Windows 7, …

How to Clean Up Windows 10 With the Refresh Windows Tool

Microsoft's Refresh Windows tool can rid your Windows 10 PC of junkware and return it to a clean, pristine state.<p>PCMag reviews products …

5 privacy settings you should change in Windows 10

With its Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft is attempting to be more transparent with its privacy settings. It may have simplified some of the language of its policies, but there is still work to be done.<p>Here are five privacy-related settings you can change for a less invasive and more secure …

Dropped your phone in water? Redux can dry a wet phone in an hour

Many smartphone companies are coming with waterproof phones – you can actually keep your phone under 6 feet of water for more than an hour, take it …

Mobile Technology

How to properly wipe your smartphone’s data

You’re ready to replace your aging smartphone with a newer model, but how do you plan on removing all the content that’s on your existing phone?<p>If you answered “factory reset,” here’s something you might not know: it doesn’t properly remove everything.<p>Insert “record scratch” sound effect here. It’s …

Top 20 Responsive Admin Dashboard HTML Templates free download

If you are a developer and looking for a Admin Dashboard HTML Template to build your web apps and software application backend, then this freebie is …

Web Design

All the Ways You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free

Windows 10’s free upgrade offer is officially over. But, unofficially, free copies of Windows 10 are still available.

Disconnect's Pro app for blocking trackers is free for Samsung and iOS devices for a limited time

If you’re concerned about your privacy, you should check out Disconnect. Available for Android and iOS, it blocks the trackers that slow down your browser and spy on you.<p>Disconnect says that filtering these unwanted tracking requests has significant performance benefits. Apps and web pages load 44 …

How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized In Window 10

Solved: USB Device Not Recognized In Window 10<p>How to Fix USB Device Not Recognized In Window 10<p>Click To Tweet<p>Sometimes, when you plug a USB device to …

10 useful Widndows 10 apps you should know about

It is always useful to have a good, lightweight text editor handy, a role that Notepad++ fulfills this role exceeding well. The app supports multiple …

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with improved app and update downloads

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs and phones. The highlight is a significant change to Delivery Optimization of app and update downloads.<p>Windows 10 is a service. As we wrote in our deep dive on how Microsoft is still building Windows 10, this means Windows Insiders are …

Windows 10

10 Microsoft Word tips to make you a power user

<b>1. Use the universal search bar to find features</b><p>Word has way too many features to remember the location of them all...and you don't have to. There is a search bar located by the View tab that says "Tell me what you want to do."<p>Just type in the name of the feature you're looking for. The search bar …

Software

How to uninstall the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Anniversary Update troubles? Roll back to the pre-AU version of Windows 10.<p>The highly anticipated Windows 10 Anniversary Update dropped earlier this month, but for some users it's...not great. Specifically, many people found they can no longer use their webcams for things like Skype video chat or …

Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it | On MSFT

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

Windows 10 Is Still Free: This Loophole Works

Friday 29th July saw the end of Microsoft’s free offer of upgrading to Windows 10 – a year after its initial release in 2015 and its Anniversary Update is due tomorrow – 2nd August. However, while the official route is now closed, it appears there’s another way to upgrade for free.<p>Microsoft is …

Windows 10

You Can Still Get Windows 10 for Free from Microsoft’s Accessibility Site

The free Windows 10 upgrade offer may technically be over, but it isn’t 100% gone. Microsoft still provides a free Windows 10 upgrade to anyone who …

Stop Windows 10 from automatically updating your PC

<b>Update, May 15:</b> With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft has largely addressed the forced updates that often resulted in lost work. And, while the the recent WannaCry ransomware does not (thus far) appear to affect Windows 10, you need to make sure your PC is kept up-to-date with security …

Windows 10

How to revive a Windows 7 system with a clean install via the Windows 10 Media Creation Tool

The Media Creation Tool makes it easy to perform a clean installation of Windows 10 on a Windows 7 machine. This illustrated walk-through will show …

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7 must-have apps for your new Android phone

Got a new phone and install lots of free android apps from Google Play Store. This is the same story of every android mobile user. Everyone knows …

What to Do If Your iPhone is Lost or Stolen

iPhones are lost and stolen every day, but luckily Apple has robust tools built into iOS that will keep your data safe and your device unusable if it's misplaced or snatched by a thief.<p>With Find My iPhone, you can locate lost devices, disable them, and even fully erase them, but unless you've been …

10 easy ways to speed up Windows 10

If your formerly shiny, new Windows 10 PC has begun to lose some of its luster, there are ways to put a little pep back in its step. Here are some quick, easy ways to improve its performance without swapping out any hardware.<p>1. Go opaque<p>Windows 10's new Start menu is sexy and see-through, but that …