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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…

It’s becoming more and more common for people to use their own PC, laptop, or pro tablet in their working lives, and why not.  It’s quite often that you’ll buy a PC that’s not just a lot nicer that what your workplace can provide, but…

Privacy is everything these days.  We’re almost all worrying about what companies have what information about us and if they’re storing it safely.  Microsoft got attacked from all sides when they first released Windows 10 because they included extensive privacy controls.  This didn’t mean that…

Sometimes everything goes badly wrong and, no matter what you try to do to repair a problem in Windows, the only solution is to reinstall the OS.  But Microsoft have announced that System Image Backup, the full disc image backup feature that’s been included since…

Wi-Fi is brilliant, it enables all of us to stay connected to the world around us whenever, wherever we are.  However when something goes wrong and the Wi-Fi connection becomes corrupt, you can quickly find yourself locked out of the network you need to connect…

In cities around the world there’s been a sharp rise in recent years in moped and motorbike gangs snatching mobile phones from unsuspecting people in the street.  We all use our smartphones and tablets when we’re out and about, so here are some tips to…

If you’re like me and often don’t have your phone nearby, did you know you can have your Windows 10 PC alert you when something happens?  To achieve this you’ll need to install the Cortana app on your Android or iOS device, you’ll need to…

Timeline is a feature in Windows 10 that allows you to pick up websites, documents, and work that you were using any time in the last month, on almost any device or PC.  The feature allows you to quickly regain access to the websites or documents…