Windows 10 has a lot of built-in safety features. When you first set it up, you’ll need to choose a Windows password. Sadly, most people are not happy about this or decide to be lazy: they choose simple things like 12345 or a pet’s name. There is nothing safe about this. Sure, it may be “easier” or “faster,” but it is definitely not secure. Let’s say your laptop or desktop is … [Read more...] about How to Lock Windows 10 and Keep it Secure
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I am lost without my lists - and my calendars. Google Calendar has saved my life more times than I can begin to count. I add absolutely everything there: my bills, birthdays, doctor’s appointments and even grocery lists. I have different types of reminds set up for things, and even color-coded events to keep me on track. You want to be reminded of what is about to happen - w … [Read more...] about How to Change Default Notifications in Google Calendar
The left button on your mouse has stopped working for some reason. Instead of throwing it out and buying a new one, you can try the following tips to try and fix it. You never know, one of these tips might save you the money you would have spent on that new mouse. The following tips will cover from the most basic fixes to one that will require that you uninstall any new … [Read more...] about What to Do When the Left Click Mouse Button Won’t Work in Windows 10
Sharing is caring, but when it comes to your WiFi, you want to be in control of who you share it with. If you share your password with too many friends, you will notice how slow your Internet speed will get, and that's if you count the people you allow to connect. If someone manages to hack your WiFi signal and connect to your network, your Internet speed will suffer even … [Read more...] about How to Know and Remove Whoever Is Stealing Your WiFi
One of the leading phone manufacturers, Samsung, recently announced its Galaxy S10 lineup, but it didn’t come with a lot of surprises since we already knew many of the details about this device. Due to media leaks and hands-on demo, we already knew that the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) has decided to keep the much-coveted headphone jack, but in the process decided t … [Read more...] about Galaxy S10 Doesn’t Have a Notification Led
It has been almost 10 years in the making, but 5G is finally becoming a reality. In 2018, carriers started rolling out 5G in selected cities. However, with mobile 5G making an appearance in limited cities, there will be more comprehensive roll out in 2020. At the moment, it seems like there are more questions about 5G than there are answers. Most people are curious about … [Read more...] about What Is 5G?
Microsoft Office Suite’s PowerPoint helps design outstanding presentations for work, school, and personal use. It offers versatile features such as the ability to add Excel Sheets, pie charts, graphs, audio clips and images to the presentation. With PowerPoint, there is also the ability to insert a YouTube video into it. YouTube videos can be a great source of educational c … [Read more...] about Embedding a YouTube Video in a Powerpoint Slide
Ah, presentations. They are the bane of my existence while also being extremely helpful and awesome - all at once. I rely heavily on Google Slides for my school work (I am back in college at the ripe old age of 48 to finally finish that Bachelor's degree!). Sharing and collaborating with other on your presentations is simple and efficient, which is what I need when I'm trying … [Read more...] about How to Highlight Text in Google Slides
I still have a couple of older analog televisions in my home. One of them is almost 20 years old. I have no intention of throwing them away since there is always a way to convert digital signals to analog and make the equipment work properly. An Apple TV box will connect just fine to an older analog TV if you have the right equipment. You'll need to convert the signal from d … [Read more...] about How to Connect Apple TV to an Old Analog TV
Anyone who has set up a wireless router has come across it, whether you knew what it was for or not. It was first made by the WiFi Alliance, and it was created with the intention to help those who just don't get along with technology. It's not hard to understand how it works and how to deal with it. Before WPS came along creating a wireless network name may have been a real … [Read more...] about What is WPS and How Does it Work?