Should You Leave Laptops Constantly Plugged In?

Should You Leave Laptops Constantly Plugged In?

There is an old piece of computer advice that states you should not keep a laptop plugged in to the mains constantly for long periods of time. Does this advice still hold up?

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Minecraft Malware: How It Works and How to Beat It

Minecraft Malware: How It Works and How to Beat It

In Minecraft you can easily change how the character looks in the game with a PNG file. This method of customization, however, has recently come under attack by a MInecraft malware that is buried within the PNG files themselves.

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Can Power Cuts and Surges Harm My PC?

Can Power Cuts and Surges Harm My PC?

Both power cuts and power surges may have a devastating effect on your PC. If you are in a place that is prone to power cut/surge, this is what you need to know to protect your PC.

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How to Uninstall Antivirus Programs in Windows

How to Uninstall Antivirus Programs in Windows

While it is easy to install an antivirus program in Windows, it is relatively difficult to remove it from your system. This article will show how to uninstall antivirus programs in Windows.

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How Advertising Malware Infected 500k Users via Google Play Apps

How Advertising Malware Infected 500k Users via Google Play Apps

What if malware apps can skirt around the Play Store’s virus detection system? This is the case of the malware called “Andr/HiddnAd-AJ,” which managed to sneak its way onto the app store and infect 500,000 devices before it was caught.

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Do We Really Need To “Safely Remove” USB Devices?

Do We Really Need To “Safely Remove” USB Devices?

Have you noticed that Windows puts a little icon in the system tray informing you that you can “safely remove” the USB drive? What does it mean to “safely remove” a USB drive? And do we need to do it with all USB devices?

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How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on Android

How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on Android

The official YouTube app for Android doesn’t allow you to play YouTube videos in the background. An easy way to get around this is to use mobile browsers. We’ll show you how with Firefox and Chrome!

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4 Useful Computer Price Comparison Websites

4 Useful Computer Price Comparison Websites

With so many different vendors selling computers these days, it can be hard to find the absolute best deal for your money. Here are some computer price comparison websites to make your life a little easier.

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How to Identify Fake Android Apps on the Play Store

How to Identify Fake Android Apps on the Play Store

Malware developers are now able to fool the system and sneak malicious code into the Android Play Store that can dodge security checks. Find out how you can identify a fake Android app that’s trying to impersonate a real one.

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How to Use the New “My People” Feature in Windows 10

How to Use the New “My People” Feature in Windows 10

One of the new features in Windows 10 is the “My People” feature which was implemented in the Fall update. It’s a useful tool that gives you easier access to your favorite contacts. Let’s take a look at this new feature and see what can be done with it.

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How to Customise Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

How to Customise Touchpad Gestures in Windows 10

Did you know that the gestures you use on the touchpad of your laptop can be changed and customized? This article will show how to bring a bit more personality into Windows 10.

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How to Use Bing Maps Offline in Windows 10

How to Use Bing Maps Offline in Windows 10

The thing about a digital map is that it requires an Internet connection to be accessible, which is not always possible when you travel. Learn how you can use Bing Maps offline in Windows 10.

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How To Create a Custom Google Docs Template Without GSuite

How To Create a Custom Google Docs Template Without GSuite

While Google moved their custom templates to their GSuite service, you can still create your own templates in Google Docs. If you are using the same document layout over and over again, here’s how you can create your own custom Google Docs template.

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