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We all work on sensitive and private documents and websites at times, and doing this in privacy when people can be walking around you can be a difficult thing.  Fortunately there are some quick and easy ways to secure your desktop to prevent other people…

If you’re a Windows Enthusiast, and want to find out what’s coming next to the operating system, you can join the Windows Insider Programme.  This is pre-release programme, otherwise known as a beta.  The downside is that the versions of Windows 10 you’d be using…

If you need help and support for your PC you’ll often need to know what version of Windows you’re using, be it Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro in S mode, or another edition.  Fortunately it’s really quick and simple to find out this information. In…

My 18th book is the official user guide for the amazing Gemini PDA, from Planet Computers.  The Gemini PDA is the spiritual successor to the legendary Psion Series 5 PDA.  Running Android, and able to triple-boot with different Linux distros, and Sailfish OS, the Gemini…

If you watch video online on your PC, perhaps YouTube or Netflix, did you know that you can send the video signal live to your TV and have it play there instead?  Many modern TVs support screen casting, which allows wireless streaming of video from…

It’s great that our PCs alert us when something happens, such as an email, or a message is received.  Sometimes though important notifications can be easy to miss.  Windows makes it easy though to highlight notifications so that you don’t miss them. There are two…

If you are colour blindness it can sometimes be difficult to read text and clearly see some items on your PC’s screen.  Windows 10 comes with an excellent and very easy to use feature to alleviate this, and help you get the very best experience…

Twice a year Microsoft release a Feature Pack for Windows 10, these are the equivalent of Service Packs for older versions of Windows.  The difference is that where new features would come along every three or so years with a new version of Windows, and…