8 Easy-to-Do Ways to Troubleshoot Network Connection

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A faulty Wi-Fi connection doesn’t have to ruin your day. There are plenty of ways you can restore a lost internet connection. Follow these network troubleshooting tips and you’ll be up and running in no time. 1. Check Your Settings First, check your Wi-Fi settings. Go to Settings > Network & Internet > Wi-Fi. Switch […]

How to Recover Deleted Emails in Office 365

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It’s easy to accidentally delete emails every now and then. But it is possible to recover some emails that are thought to be gone for good. Deleted emails in Office 365, for example, can be recovered provided you meet certain conditions. The methods described below have a higher chance of working if you attempt to […]

Set an Expiration Date on Shared Google Drive Files

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Google Drive has emerged as one of the best and most popular ways of sharing files between clients, coworkers, and friends without requiring them to make a direct download. A decade ago, you’d be sending these files as an email attachment or link from a site like Megaupload or MediaFire. Let’s all rejoice that those […]

Microphone Tips: How to Reduce Background Noise and Get Better Sound

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Let’s talk about how you can reduce background noise and get better sound with your microphone. Whether you’re in a call or recording your voice, these tips will be useful. There are a number of different areas we will cover, so make sure to read through each section carefully. Once you’ve finished reading, you’ll know […]

Change Recycle Bin Settings in Windows 10

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Windows 10 ships with a level of customization features that we haven’t seen in many other versions of the operating system. Something completely new to this iteration of Windows is a set of settings exclusive to the Recycle Bin. Up through Windows 8, the Recycle Bin just is what it is—a container for your deleted […]

Prevent Popup Notifications from Appearing on Your Windows Desktop

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Windows 10 notifications are important, but some people do find them annoying. Fortunately, getting rid of these pop-ups are as easy as editing a few settings. This article will show you how you can fine-tune the types of notifications you see for a more pleasant Windows experience. Turning Off All Notifications To turn off the […]

How To Securely Transfer a File To Someone Using The Onion Protocol

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There are LOTS of file transfer possibilities these days, ranging from the lowly and limited email address to bigger and better solutions such as WeTransfer, Firefox Send, and various cloud storage platforms. But the drawback for using any of these methods is that you have to rely on someone else’s server to pass the file […]

10 Tips on Getting the Most out of Github

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GitHub is an online hosting service for mostly computer code with version control. Think about Github as a cloud-based development service for code and other similar types of files. Github boasts over 30 million users who are all sharing, developing and working together to build tomorrow’s software. It hosts source code projects in different programming […]

5 Easy Ways to Transfer Files Between Computers on the Same Network

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You may think something as simple as transferring files between computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. On corporate networks, the company’s IT department will often create a network share drive where anyone with a computer connected to the network can place and exchange files over the network. On […]

The Best IFTTT Alternatives

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IFTTT, or If This, Then That, is an online tool that makes it easy to automate almost anything. These automated processes are called “recipes,” and anyone can upload them. If you want to post all email subject lines containing the word “goat” to Twitter, you can. If you want your smart lights to flash your […]