Battery life is something we’ve always struggled with since computers became portable. With the release of Windows 10 Microsoft has introduced new features to help users get better battery life out of their devices. If you have upgraded recently to Windows 10 or have purchased a new device with Windows 10 installed here are some features and tips to get the most out of the battery life.
When you upgrade your Windows installation from Windows 7 or 8.1 you might notice a Windows.old folder in your C:\ drive. Windows keeps an old version of your operating system on your PC in case you are not happy with Windows 10 and want to revert back. Now if you feel you are happy with Windows 10 you are going to want to delete that folder as it takes of several GB’s of space on your system. If you just try and delete the folder Windows won’t let you as it thinks many of the files are system files. No fear though, we are going to show you how to delete the Windows.old folder and free up some space in your system!
Windows 10 has been out for just a little while now and the same God Mod that was present in Windows 7 and Windows 8 can be unlocked in Microsoft’s brand new operating system. God Mode will put all of the configurable options and setting for your operating system all in one place.
Well a few months ago I finally did the unbelievable and canceled my cable subscription. The main reason behind this is was that I rarely watched TV at all and honestly most of the stations I did watch showed the same shows over and over again. It was weird not having cable after having it for the past 29 years of my life it seems like, but I have really got used to it and with the money it has saved me I have been able to do other things and buy some other gadgets. In this article series I will be going through my journey of canceling my cable and finding alternatives. Today I will be focusing on hardware to watch media on your TV.
As many of you know Microsoft ended Windows XP support last April. Using a simple registry trick you apparently can still get updates for Windows XP. The trick works because Microsoft still supports and offers updates for Windows Embedded PoSReady 2009, which is an OS based on the XP kernel, until 2019. So you can trick Windows Update into thinking that you are actually running Windows Embedded PoSReady 2009 and continue to receive updates.
If you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod you know that you have limited storage space on your device. After you load all of your music, movies, games and apps on your device you could be close to running out of space. Well one way to free up some space is to turn off Photo Stream. Here we will be showing you how to turn off Photo Stream in iOS to save storage space.
There are never many instances of panic regarding Apple. We never hear of viruses or problems from their devices but this doesn’t mean the security of your device should be ignored. Whether you have an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch you need to ensure it is secure both internally for web use and from general theft. As millions of people use these devices there are bound to be instances of hacking and viruses in time and you need to ensure you’re protected if this does happen. If you’re interesting in ensuring your Apple iOS device is protected then follow these simple tips.
There’s nothing more frustrating that loading your browser only to see an “Address Not Found” message staring back at you. Time out errors or that dreaded red X on network connection icon all signal that something’s wrong with your Internet connection. There are many reasons why your connection could be disabled so it might take some time to find and fix the problem. The following five super simple steps will help to restore your connection 95% percent of the time. If you happen to fall within that 5%, well it could be time to call your service provider. But try these tips before you do.
Whenever I have a problem with a computer system I am working on I boot into Windows Safe Mode to see if the problem exists there. Many people use Safe Mode to troubleshoot PC’s, but it Windows 8 Microsoft made it a little bit harder to boot into Safe Mode. With previous versions of Windows we would just hit F8 and be able to go right into Safe Mode. In this guide we will show you two different methods for booting into Safe Mode on Windows 8.
Portable hotspots have become extremely popular among people who constantly find themselves on the road. The increase in WiFi hotspot usage means an increase in malicious users who’s primary goal is to gain access to these types of networks and the information that’s being transmitted on them. If you’ve recently purchased a mobile WiFi hotspot device, follow these simple tips to help keep the hackers, jackers and slackers out of your personal business.
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