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The Windows desktop Taskbar System Tray is much more useful than just some place where some of your apps put launch icons.  You can actually use these icons to get quick access to Windows settings and features, and to get live information from your installed apps. …

If you need tech support for your PC, it might seem daunting about where you can get the information you’re being asked for.  It’s actually much simpler though to get this information from Windows than you might think.  You can get very easy to navigate,…

Sometimes your PC can just run very slowly.  When this happens it could be something using all your processor time, using too much of the PC’s memory, or reading and writing large volumes of data to the hard disk.  If it happens regularly though you…

Sometimes you want to browser the Internet securely and anonymously, with no trace of what you’ve been doing left on your PC.  There are many reasons why you might want to do this, such as checking your online banking on a public computer in a…

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…