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If you’re like me then you won’t be a fan of auto-play videos on Websites.  Fortunately, Microsoft’s Edge browser contains a simple feature that can stop them in their tracks.  In the Browser open Settings and then click the Advanced link. Here you can change the Media…

Last Updated: October 2018 I got my first computer in 1981 at the tender age of 11.  In fact I wanted a colouring book, I had no idea what a computer was, but within a few days I was completely hooked and never looked back. …

If you need an emoji fast, and many people do these days, then you can access them extremely quickly and easily in Windows by simply pressing the Windows key + . (Full stop).  which pops up an emoji panel over the app you’re using. There are…

With the popularity of Ultra HD (4K) and HDR (High Dynamic Range) TVs, monitors, television shows, games, and movies, it can sometimes be confusing to know if your monitor or screen will give you best from your video. Windows can tell you if your screen…

I don’t think I’ve ever met anybody who doesn’t use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl + X (Cut), Ctrl + C (Copy), and Ctrl + V (Paste) on their PCs, but one limitation is that you’ve only ever been able to store one thing in the Clipboard. There’s a…

Windows includes a Dark Mode that can be used throughout both the operating system and in compatible apps, and it’s very easy to use.  It’s activated by a simple button in Settings.  Open the Settings app and navigate to Personalisation and then Colours.  You will see a Choose your…

If you use an Android device for personal use or for work, you will know that when you install an app from the Google Play Store it always tells you what permissions the app requires, and if you have more than one Android device associated…

If you use an Android smartphone or mobile device as part of your personal or professional life, losing it or just not being able to find it can be frustrating.  Fortunately if it is lost or stolen, then it’s simple to find it, and if…

Sometimes, though fortunately extremely rarely, OneDrive can become corrupt and stop syncing your files and documents to the cloud.  This usually happens because essential configuration files have become corrupt.  It’s a simple problem to fix however. Firstly, open OneDrive from its icon in the system…