Interesting Features In The Windows 10 Settings You May Not Know About

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Windows recently pushed out the 1903 upgrade, and while I was getting it installed, I took a bit of a dive into the Windows 10 settings to see if there was anything I wasn’t yet aware of. I found a few interesting tidbits which I had no idea existed, which just goes to show you […]

How To Weed Out Duplicate Digital Photos On Your Windows Computer

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Here’s irony for you. One of the many upsides of owning a smartphone is that you can take lots of photos with the built-in camera. One of the many downsides is being able to take lots of photos with the built-in camera. Why is owning a smartphone camera both good and bad? Because anyone can […]

How To Batch Rename All Of Your MP3 Metadata Files

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Nowadays, if you want to listen to music, you would either stream it through a service such as Spotify, or buy the digital file from Amazon or iTunes. But if you have a big stack of old CD’s cluttering up your house, and you’ve sat and ripped them all to MP3 files, it’s then time […]

How To Create a Windows 10 Installation USB Stick

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Back in March, I wrote about making a MacOS installer on a USB stick. But you may not be aware that it is entirely possible to do the same with Windows 10 (or whatever the current version of Windows is). Windows comes pre-installed with every PC but there are times when a USB version becomes […]

How To Set Up a YubiKey As a Two-Step Authentication Method

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To secure your online accounts, a process called two-step authentication is absolutely necessary. But out of sheer laziness or apathy, not many people bother. Most likely, they think “nobody will ever hack my account”. But that is a risk you never want to take. If you would like a safe and effortless way to use […]

How To Make & Run An ISO File On Windows

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Among the many things that Windows is known for are its many file formats. Whereas MacOS only has a few file formats, Windows has a huge amount more. One of them, which is actually one of the most useful ones, is also not the most well-known. That file format is known as .ISO. What is […]

What Is a Gravatar & How Do You Set One Up?

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When you see a forum post or a comment on a website, the picture of you next to it is likely something known as a “gravatar”. But how do you set one up? In my test forum on my website, this is a gravatar (indicated by the red arrows). Gravatars are most commonly used on […]

How To Install a Test Version Of WordPress On Your Computer

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One of my personality traits that drive people absolutely crazy is that I am never satisfied with anything. If I am building something like a website, I may like the end result but a couple of days later I will look at it, hate the sight of it, and nuke the whole lot. Let’s just […]

7 Easy Ways To Radically Speed Up Your WordPress Website

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To quote a classic movie, “I feel the need, the need for speed!”. That is now also Google’s mantra when it comes to ranking websites. Is your site fast enough for mobile visitors? If not, you are going to find your beloved first page ranking ripped to shreds. Google provides a handy tool which measures […]

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Google Office Suite

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We are in the era of the cloud, where word processing apps are free, online, and available wherever there is an Internet connection. It’s a good time to be creative. Although Microsoft is trying to break into the cloud word processing market with Office Online, it is Google who rules the roost in this area […]