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Every dog has his day and we’re now rapidly approaching end of life for the venerable desktop operating system, Windows 7.  This means that after January 14th 2020 there will be no further security or stability patches released for the operating system. Operating systems are…

There is a lot of misinformation around regarding upgrades from Windows 7 to Windows 10, and it can be difficult getting accurate information.  Here I want to answer some of the most important questions people have, and respond to some of the biggest misconceptions. Windows…

When you’re working at your PC it can be a chore to plug it in to transfer photos form it, or to find it and pick it up to read and respond to text messages.  Windows now comes with an app called Your Phone which you…

If you’re a gamer in a busy household you might not always be able to game on the Xbox console connected to your television.  The good news though is that you can stream your Xbox games to any Windows 10 PC on your home network. …

If you enjoy gaming on your Windows 10 PC you can get much more from it by opening the Game Bar.  This is accessed by pressing the Windows key + G.  Its functionality includes being able to capture screenshots, video, and broadcasting your gaming live…

Microsoft won and lost the web browser wars a very long time ago.  Currently the king of browsers is Google Chrome, which holds more than 67% of overall browser share worldwide, with Microsoft Edge languishing behind on a paltry 5.15%.  While Chrome has improved vastly…

With all support ending for Windows 7 on January 14th 2020, this means anybody still using the operating system will be highly vulnerable to malware and hackers, no matter what security software you have running.  If then you check to see if your PC will…

All support for Windows 7 will end on January 14th 2020, meaning there will be no security or stability updates after this time.  If you have an older PC though, how do you know if it’ll run Windows 10, or if you’ll just need to…

All support for Windows 7 ends on January 14th 2020, which means that after this time there will be no more security and stability patches for the operating system, and any vulnerabilities will leave you open to attack by malware and hackers, regardless of whether…

All support for Windows 7 ends in January 2020, but not every PC is upgradeable to Windows 10, either because it’s old and won’t run efficiently, or because some of the hardware is no longer supported.  In this case you’ll probably find youself investing in…