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Lumia Smartphone With Front-Facing Flash In The Works [Rumor]

07/09/2015, Given the great design Microsoft has put out there with devices like the Surface tablets, many are anticipating what Microsoft could be bringing to the table with their own Lumia handsets. Now thanks to a tweet by @evleaks, we might have an idea of what...

ASUS ZenFone 2 Hacked To Run Windows 7

07/09/2015, It is no secret that today’s modern day smartphone does pack quite a punch in terms of processing muscle, and its innards are capable of blowing away the average desktop’s performance of more than a decade ago. Having said that, here is some bit of...

How To Map a Network Drive (Windows)

07/08/2015, Microsoft Windows makes it relatively easy to have multiple PCs on the same network. It’s great to work together on a single project using different computers, or just to share data. However, apart from the standard network file sharing feature,...

How To Set The Default Email Client (Windows 7 and 8)

07/06/2015, Setting programs as Default for opening files make it very easy to open files without going through the process of specifying which program to use. However, it can be a bit tricky to set up a default Email Client and it gets worse with Windows 8, as it...

How To Password Protect a Folder (in Windows)

06/28/2015, Protecting your sensitive data from prying eyes is extremely important, which is why most of the programs that collect your data come with password protection. Unfortunately, this is not the case with Windows, there is no built-in password protection...

Samsung Will Stop Disabling Windows Update In A Few Days

06/26/2015, A couple of days ago it was discovered that Samsung laptops were disabling Windows Update. For those unfamiliar with Windows Update, it is a tool included on every copy of Windows that basically helps search for the latest updates to help keep your...

How To Backup Windows Drivers

06/24/2015, In Windows, drivers basically allow hardware and external devices to communicate with the PC. They provide commands and without them, those devices will never work properly. The type of driver that you need depends on the device you are attaching, and...

Samsung Found To Be Disabling Windows Updates On Its Laptops

06/24/2015, Windows Update is a tool created by Microsoft which will help users look for new updates that can be installed and applied to the user’s current Windows-based machine. It’s pretty standard fare and something that most of us probably don’t really...

How To Kill a Windows Program

06/23/2015, It is frustrating to find a program in Windows not responding and Windows seems to do it quite often as well. Suddenly, a fine working program just stops responding and even the close button doesn’t work. Really, who likes things not doing their...

How To Sign A PDF (Windows and Android)

06/18/2015, PDF is the most used format for business documents, mainly because it offers so many business oriented features. It is not that easy to edit a PDF file, making it perfect for business use, as most of the business documents are not meant to be edited. Not...

SteelSeries Stratus XL Controller For Windows & Android Announced

06/16/2015, If you’re looking for a wireless gaming controller for your Windows PC or Android device, you might be interested to learn that SteelSeries has officially announced the Windows and Android version of the Stratus XL wireless gaming controller. This is...

How To Disable Startup Programs in Windows (Faster Boot)

06/09/2015, There are many programs which are configured to automatically startup when the PC boots. Although, this makes it easy to access these programs directly, but they also eat up resources and slow boot up process. Some of these programs are hidden and some...

Edge Browser Receives Home Button

06/08/2015, A couple of days ago, there was a particular new build of Windows 10 that managed to find its way online, and this particular new build did feature a bunch of updates that will accompany the new browser from Microsoft, which is known as Edge. Although the...