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It’s very common for people to use the Cut, Copy and Paste (Clipboard) feature on their PC.  What is difficult though is copying something from one device to another.  Windows includes a Cloud Clipboard feature that allows you to do just that. It synchronises your clipboard…

Windows includes a Spatial Sound feature that can add an extra-immersive, surround feel to audio on your PC, especially when using headphones.  It’s very easy to use as well.  All you need to do to activate (or deactivate) it is to open Settings and then navigate…

Sometimes text on your PC screen can be difficult to read, but there’s a handy slider you can use to make everything, across all your apps, much easier to see and read.  To access this, open Settings then navigate to Ease of Access and in the Display settings you’ll…

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…