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Every dog has his day and we’re now rapidly approaching end of life for the venerable desktop operating system, Windows 7.  This means that after January 14th 2020 there will be no further security or stability patches released for the operating system. Operating systems are…

The Quick Action buttons in Windows 10 sit at the bottom of the Action Centre, opened by clicking the Speech bubble icon to the far right of the Taskbar.  There are four visible initially, though clicking the Expand link will display more buttons. You can quickly click…

Keeping our data safe, and our computers secure can seem like an enormous headache, especially if you’re not a technically-minded person.  Luckily Microsoft have made keeping your PC, laptop, or tablet secure and safe from viruses, malware and hackers.  In the System Tray (the small…

It’s becoming ever more popular for laptops, ultrabooks, and tablet PCs to come with either a SIM card slot or an embedded sim (eSIM) for mobile broadband.  Cellular data can be expensive though, especially if you travel abroad, but Windows 10 makes it simple to…

As computer users we’re used to installing programs and apps in one of two ways.  Either you’re the kind of person who downloads a desktop application (also known as program, software, or win32 app) and runs the Setup.exe installer, or you’re the sort of person…

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Windows 10’s Live Tiles in the Start Menu can be a very quick and easy way to see information from an app without having to open it.  For example, you can see incoming emails, messages, or news headlines at a glance.  Sometimes you want to…

How many times have you tried to watch a video, or play music on your PC or laptop and you’ve heard nothing / or had the sound too loud because the audio is playing to headphones when you wanted it played on speakers, or speakers…