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This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10
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This is how you take control of your privacy on Windows 10

Sep 7th 2015, 7:31 PM 13,575 Views 17 Comments

It’s been out for more than a month now but if you are concerned about what data is being shared, here’s how to change that.

Here's how you can get more out of your Netflix account
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Here's how you can get more out of your Netflix account

Aug 30th 2015, 11:00 AM 31,118 Views 29 Comments

Like any service, there are some features hidden away that you might not know about.

This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook
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This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook

Aug 23rd 2015, 11:00 AM 14,519 Views 12 Comments

And anything else that happens to annoy you.

Here's how you can use your smartphone to control your computer remotely
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Here's how you can use your smartphone to control your computer remotely

Aug 16th 2015, 11:00 AM 19,705 Views 16 Comments

Now you don’t have to get up if you want to watch your favourite movie.

Your phone has a music on/off timer that you might not know about
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Your phone has a music on/off timer that you might not know about

Aug 10th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,738 Views 7 Comments

Handy for when you want to doze off.

These are the Windows 10 features you should know about
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These are the Windows 10 features you should know about

Aug 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,304 Views 30 Comments

It looks familiar but there are many new things you can do with the latest version of Windows.

Does using an iPad charger help charge your iPhone faster?
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Does using an iPad charger help charge your iPhone faster?

Jul 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 33,221 Views 23 Comments

You’ve heard the claims but is this actually the case?

There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure
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There's a quick and easy way to make your accounts more secure

Jul 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 13,506 Views 2 Comments

And it only takes a minute or two to set up each one.

Music just not sounding right? There's a way to smooth it out
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Music just not sounding right? There's a way to smooth it out

Jul 12th 2015, 11:00 AM 11,599 Views 6 Comments

In certain cases, EQ can help improve your audio, but don’t jump in head first.

VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?
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VR's arrival is now closer than ever but what's it all about?

Jul 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 10,892 Views 14 Comments

The first real headsets will start arriving at the end of 2015/early 2016, and it could bring benefits far beyond gaming.

These are the tech terms and names you are likely mispronouncing
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These are the tech terms and names you are likely mispronouncing

Jun 28th 2015, 11:29 AM 26,221 Views 61 Comments

Mail… kimp?

Smartphone a little slow? It may have a memory problem
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Smartphone a little slow? It may have a memory problem

Jun 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 19,313 Views 22 Comments

If your phone’s RAM is handling too much, then it’s worth looking at ways to reduce the strain.

Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
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Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way

Jun 14th 2015, 11:00 AM 30,945 Views 19 Comments

Without damaging it, of course.

What you need to know about recording video on your phone
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What you need to know about recording video on your phone

Jun 7th 2015, 11:00 AM 15,089 Views 5 Comments

It’s relatively similar to taking a good photo, but there are a few other things to keep in mind.

When buying a laptop, what factors should you consider?
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When buying a laptop, what factors should you consider?

May 31st 2015, 11:00 AM 30,781 Views 65 Comments

It can be confusing at the best of times, but there are a few things worth keeping in mind.

This is how you can access sites you visited offline
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This is how you can access sites you visited offline

May 24th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,369 Views 0 Comments

And you can do it on either your laptop or phone.

Does the screen quality of a smartphone matter any longer?
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Does the screen quality of a smartphone matter any longer?

May 17th 2015, 1:30 PM 24,228 Views 25 Comments

Terms like ppi, 1080p and Super AMOLED and pixel count are thrown around regularly, but does it matter any longer?

Here's what you need to know about buying headphones
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Here's what you need to know about buying headphones

May 10th 2015, 11:00 AM 36,348 Views 44 Comments

Considering how much music and audio we listen to, it’s worth picking out the right type of headphones to use.

Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser
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Here's how you can check what passwords are saved on your browser

May 3rd 2015, 11:00 AM 25,238 Views 15 Comments

There may be a number of accounts saved that you may have forgotten about.

If you haven't backed up your computer before, do it now
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If you haven't backed up your computer before, do it now

Apr 26th 2015, 11:00 AM 22,225 Views 36 Comments

Seriously, you’ll thank yourself for it later.

Want to take better smartphone photos? Stop relying on auto
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Want to take better smartphone photos? Stop relying on auto

Apr 5th 2015, 11:00 AM 19,246 Views 14 Comments

If you take the time to learn about the different camera features, it can make a difference with photos.

Want to speed up your typing on your smartphone? Here's how
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Want to speed up your typing on your smartphone? Here's how

Mar 29th 2015, 11:00 AM 24,330 Views 29 Comments

We use it all the time, but there are ways of speeding up the process.

Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?
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Explainer: What exactly is hacking anyway?

Mar 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 11,887 Views 12 Comments

Clue: it’s not what’s happening in the picture.

These services will get your address book in order
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These services will get your address book in order

Mar 15th 2015, 11:00 AM 14,967 Views 4 Comments

Keeping track of all your contacts is tough, so you need a way to sort them out.

Want to find an alternative to Google? Here are your options
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Want to find an alternative to Google? Here are your options

Mar 8th 2015, 11:00 AM 17,143 Views 19 Comments

Google’s services are some of the most used applications around the world, but what if you wanted to use something different?

These features will help you get a little bit more out of YouTube
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These features will help you get a little bit more out of YouTube

Mar 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 9,128 Views 3 Comments

Sure it’s ten years old, but chances are there’s a few bits and pieces that may have slipped past the radar.

So what's the deal with Smart TVs?
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So what's the deal with Smart TVs?

Feb 22nd 2015, 11:00 AM 23,497 Views 48 Comments

Almost every TV now comes with some kind of smart capability, but do they add anything to the experience?

This is why we find smartphone apps so addictive
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This is why we find smartphone apps so addictive

Feb 15th 2015, 7:30 PM 11,826 Views 12 Comments

They’re easy to download, but why are they so hard to delete?

What's the story with the new USB cables?
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What's the story with the new USB cables?

Feb 8th 2015, 11:00 AM 45,855 Views 33 Comments

And how will USB Type-C affect your current devices?

This is why you should be using a password manager
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This is why you should be using a password manager

Feb 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 21,461 Views 19 Comments

Because it’s better to be safe than sorry.

Need some aid getting your budget in order? These services will help
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Need some aid getting your budget in order? These services will help

Jan 25th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,181 Views 13 Comments

Keeping your spending under control is easier said than done, but there are a vast collection of apps and services which can aid you.

Finding yourself: Here's the right way to Google yourself
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Finding yourself: Here's the right way to Google yourself

Jan 18th 2015, 11:00 AM 74,333 Views 5 Comments

Sometimes we do it for fun, but it’s worth checking what results come up online in case there’s something

Saving photos on the cloud? Here's the easiest way to do it
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Saving photos on the cloud? Here's the easiest way to do it

Jan 11th 2015, 11:00 AM 22,110 Views 16 Comments

Cause you need somewhere to put your photos from the break.

Here's how you can get your smartphone's home screen in order
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Here's how you can get your smartphone's home screen in order

Jan 4th 2015, 11:00 AM 23,544 Views 12 Comments

If you find yourself overwhelmed with apps as soon as you unlock your phone, then it’s worth taking a few minutes to reorganise it.

Need some peace and quiet? Then you need Do Not Disturb in your life
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Need some peace and quiet? Then you need Do Not Disturb in your life

Dec 28th 2014, 11:15 AM 21,868 Views 7 Comments

If you need to make sure your phone isn’t ringing when you’re busy, then you really need this.

Don't have time to make it to the shops? These digital gifts may help you out
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Don't have time to make it to the shops? These digital gifts may help you out

Dec 21st 2014, 11:00 AM 11,446 Views 0 Comments

And you won’t have to wrap them either so win-win.

These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet
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These are the accessories you need for your smartphone/tablet

Dec 14th 2014, 11:00 AM 26,139 Views 26 Comments

Smartphone and tablets are incredibly useful devices, but there are numerous products out there that will help add extra value to them.

What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?
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What are the tablets to look out for this Christmas?

Dec 7th 2014, 11:00 AM 18,570 Views 39 Comments

Because there’s more out there than just the iPad.

Why do Android updates take so long to be released?
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Why do Android updates take so long to be released?

Nov 30th 2014, 11:00 AM 13,477 Views 22 Comments

Short answer: It’s a long and complicated process.

What smart items for the home are out there?
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What smart items for the home are out there?

Nov 23rd 2014, 11:30 AM 26,270 Views 16 Comments

The smart homes industry is beginning to grow, but what exactly is out there?