Latest articles tagged “answers”
Working Pokemon Go maps to find your missing pokemons
by Mihai Neacsu on 4 August 2016 · 2197 views
Since PokeVision used the Niantic API to show you the exact location and despawn time for each pokemon around and Niantic killed the pokemon radar entirely, PokeVision was left stranded. So what are your alternatives right now? ... Read more
What are the rewards and unlockables at each Pokemon Go level, with required XP for each level
by Mihai Neacsu on 2 August 2016 · 1325 views
The Pokemon Go Frenzy does not seem to wind down anytime soon, so besides our beginners guide to catch them all, we made this list with what to expect each time you level up. ... Read more
Using Facebook App Wastes up to 15% of an iPhone's Battery, Up to 20% of an Android Phone's Battery â€“ Should You Uninstall and Use an Alternative?
by Chris Thomas on 24 April 2016 · 1713 views
Reports indicate that Facebook's apps for iOS and Android can hog up to 20% of a smartphone's battery. Accessing Facebook through a web browser or third-party Facebook app is often faster than using the official Facebook app. ... Read more
Q&A: I see a 'Startup Settings' screen every time I boot into Windows. How do I remove it?
by Mihai Neacsu on 27 February 2016 · 3282 views
We answered "Whenever I boot into Win10, I get an initial "Startup Settings" screen (see screenshot). This appears before the "Choose an Operating System" screen, and doesn't show up in MSconfig. Now I want to get rid of it, but don't know how". ... Read more
Find out if your Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit - guide for XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 August 2015 · 4119 views
This guide will show you how to find out if your Windows is a 32-bit or 64-bit operating system. We're covering all Windows editions: XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, and 10. ... Read more
Microsoft "Fingerprints" your Computer Hardware to Activate Windows 10 - How Activation Works, and What you Can Do to Avoid Accidental Deactivation
by Gary Oldwood on 21 August 2015 · 4833 views
The activation process for Windows 10 in computers which upgraded does not depend on the typical product key validation method, but uses your computer's hardware instead. ... Read more
How to Fix the "Start Menu and Cortana Not Working" Bug in Windows 10
by Gary Oldwood on 17 August 2015 · 6964 views
There's a bug in Windows 10 that prevents the Start menu and Cortana from working, and it's a pretty common one actually. Read this article for a list of possible solutions. ... Read more
How to find the elevation of any point on Earth using Google Maps
by Mihai Neacsu on 9 April 2015 · 28079 views
In this tutorial we'll go through some of the online services you can use to find the elevation of a point on Earth, but first, let's clarify what elevation and altitude is all about. ... Read more
What is the fastest way to Shutdown or Restart a Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 PC using your keyboard?
by Mihai Neacsu on 7 April 2015 · 3034 views
In this tutorial I will highlight a simple and convenient way to shutdown your Windows 8, 8.1, or 10 using any type of keyboard attached to your PC. This will work for tablets with a keyboard as well. ... Read more
On my desktop Chrome, where do I find the tabs opened in my phone's Chrome browser?
by Mihai Neacsu on 12 March 2015 · 1500 views
A user asked "I use Chrome on my iPhone and PC. I believe I have everything synced for my Google account but I can't find on my PC the tabs I have opened on my phone. Can you help?". We answered. ... Read more
What are WebP images and How to view them in Windows
by Pete Daniel on 10 March 2015 · 5117 views
Google now uses a new image format known as WebP in its Google Play Store. The image format supports lossy and lossless images at smaller files sizes than achieved by either PNG or JPEG files. Learn more about this interesting new image format. ... Read more
What is UEFI?
by Pete Daniel on 9 March 2015 · 3781 views
In this article we cover the basics of the Secure Boot UEFI system which is being added to many new PCs. The benefits of this new PC booting system are explained in detail, which include protection from rootkit malware and faster boot times. ... Read more
Explaining the ESD file format used in Windows
by Pete Daniel on 9 March 2015 · 37427 views
Microsoft have been making changes to how they plan to deliver software. Their compressed and encrypted ESD file format is being used more to deploy Windows updates. We explain a little bit about the basics behind the new ESD file format. ... Read more
How to Run a Program as Administrator in Windows 8 or 10 and Why
by Pete Daniel on 25 January 2015 · 3474 views
Windows 8 and 10, like other Windows operating systems since Vista onward, include the User Access Control (UAC) which sets limits individual user rights. Here we explain how to run a program with administrator rights using various methods. ... Read more
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