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Month: August 2020 (Page 1 of 19)

10 Ways to Lock Your Windows 10 PC

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Locking your Windows 10 PC is the best way to secure your computer when you step away. This won’t quit or interrupt any running applications, and you have to type your PIN or password to get past the lock screen. Here are 10 ways you can lock your computer.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/686827/10-ways-to-lock-your-windows-10-pc/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Marshall Gunnell

The Surface Duo Is the First Phone that Basically Requires a Smartwatch

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The Surface Duo has all the makings of a new category of PC—something more than a smartphone. It’s a multitasking workhorse you take with you, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. As any first-generation device is prone to, the Duo has some disappointing omissions. And if you want the best, most complete, smartphone experience with the Surface Duo, you need a smartwatch.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/51911/the-surface-duo-is-the-first-phone-that-basically-requires-a-smartwatch/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Josh Hendrickson

How to Stop iTunes from Opening Automatically on Windows 10

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Have you ever wanted to charge your iPhone or iPad using a cable hooked to your Windows 10 PC, but every time you plug it in, iTunes starts up? It can get annoying pretty quickly. Here’s how to fix it.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/685464/how-to-stop-itunes-from-opening-automatically-on-windows-10/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

Lenovo’s latest flagship Yoga laptops are clad in leather

4e5de0e0-e967-11ea-bfd9-2f435740a246Around this time most years, we generally see an influx of news around this time as the world convenes in Berlin for the IFA electronics conference. While the pandemic has dampened that somewhat, companies like Lenovo still have announcements timed w…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/lenovo-yoga-9i-14-15-slim-9i-specs-price-130009868.html
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How to Fix PS4 Problems by Rebuilding the PS4 Database

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If you’re having PS4 issues, like slow performance, “data corrupted” errors, or problems downloading or updating games, your console’s database might be the issue. Fortunately, rebuilding the PS4 database will fix most of these problems.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/684386/how-to-fix-ps4-problems-by-rebuilding-the-ps4-database/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

The Best Software Options for Recovering Lost Data on Your Phone

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From photos to SMS messages, there are hundreds of important files you can lose on your smartphone in any number of scenarios. Luckily, there is software out there that can help you at least attempt to recover lost files, and we have the best picks—regardless of if you use Android or iPhone.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/51186/this-is-the-best-software-for-recovering-lost-data-on-your-phone/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Suzanne Humphries

How to Find Your Mac’s Screen Resolution

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The resolution (in pixels by pixels) of your Mac’s display determines how much information you can fit on screen and how sharp the image is, so it’s important to know. If you run a full-screen game or application at native resolution, the image will look its best, so here’s how to find out what it is.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/686022/how-to-find-your-macs-screen-resolution/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

How to Be Your Own Linux Tech Support

linux-tech-support-feature.jpg In the early days of my Linux journey, I needed a lot of help. Whether I chose a laptop with a Broadcom Wi-Fi card or accidentally removed a disk/partition, I would constantly end up searching for a solution. What I never understood was that, if Linux was all about control, why did I feel so out of control of my system? If you feel similarly, then we’re here to help you learn how to be your own Linux tech support wiz and solve (or at least start to solve) your own tech problems on Linux. A Quick Disclaimer … Read more13841636.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: John Perkins

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