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The Microsoft Edge web browser supports a wide range of browser plug-ins that are very easy to install.  With the Edge browser open, click the Menu icon (⋯) in the top right corner of the browser window and a menu will appear.  Then click the…

There can be no doubt that our climate is changing and that it is having a dramatic, and extremely negative effect on our world.  This is affecting and impacting people, nature, animals, birds and every aspect of our planet.  Governments discuss and argue over emissions…

One of the advantages of the Edge web browser from Microsoft is that protecting your privacy is baked in, and it’s possible to block all online tracking by advertisers, and third-party companies and organisations that collect and use your data.  To set your privacy, click…

Microsoft’s Edge browser is a privacy-focused web browser that is built on top of the same engine that powers Google’s Chrome browser.  This means that Edge is effectively Chrome, with the same speed, same compatibility, and the same features.  Additionally though, Microsoft have baked in…

There’s a new Edge in town, and if you’ll excuse the pun, it definitely has the Edge over other browsers such as Google Chrome.  Edge is a privacy-focused web browser that allows you to browse the Internet safe in the knowledge that your personal data and…

Every dog has his day and all support has now ended for Windows 7.  This means that there will be no further security or stability patches released for the operating system. Operating systems are periodically retired because as technology moves on, several things can happen. …

It’s the beginning of a New Year and it’s going to be a big year for tech, and especially for Microsoft Windows.  The year begins with end of service for Windows 7.  This means there will be no more security and stability patches, making your…

With all support for Windows 7 now ended, there’s a lifeline for business and enterprise customers who haven’t yet migrated their PCs to Windows 10, or who perhaps need Windows 7 for mission-critical systems.  Microsoft is allowing some business and all enterprise customers to extend…

Did you know you can set your PC or laptop to lock automatically when you walk away, and unlock for you when you return.  With Dynamic lock it possible to use your smartphone, or smart watch to achieve this.  In Settings, click Accounts and then Sign-in options.  Here you…

If you have a mobile device such as a laptop or tablet, and using maps a lot, you can download and keep maps on your PC to use with the Windows 10 Maps app at any time, even without an Internet connection.  This is easy…