Latest articles tagged “how tos”

Latest articles tagged “how tos”

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How to repeat / loop a single YouTube video on Chromecast using your Android phone
How to repeat / loop a single YouTube video on Chromecast using your Android phone
by Mihai Neacsu on 29 March 2019 · 332 views
In this guide we'll cover a method to have a YouTube video (ideal for music videos) on repeat and cast it to a Chromecast TV. For this, we'll use a non-rooted (works with rooted phones too) Android phone and YouTube Vanced. ... Read more
Quick Tip: How to Cast a Google Chrome tab to a Chromecast display faster using keyboard shortcuts on Windows and Linux
Quick Tip: How to Cast a Google Chrome tab to a Chromecast display faster using keyboard shortcuts on Windows and Linux
by Mihai Neacsu on 28 February 2019 · 627 views
In this short tutorial we'll show you the fastest method to cast a tab from the Chrome browser to a Chromecast device in your network, using only your keyboard. This will work on Windows and Linux. ... Read more
Fastest way to open a Command Prompt (cmd) or PowerShell at any specific folder location using your keyboard only (Windows 10)
Fastest way to open a Command Prompt (cmd) or PowerShell at any specific folder location using your keyboard only (Windows 10)
by Mihai Neacsu on 27 February 2019 · 641 views
In this quick guide, we'll show you the fastest way to open a CMD or PowerShell at any folder location, using Microsoft's File Explorer built into Windows 10. To make things even faster, we'll do this using keyboard shortcuts for the main steps. ... Read more
How to count the number of items (files) in a Google Drive folder (Android, Windows, Mac, Linux)
How to count the number of items (files) in a Google Drive folder (Android, Windows, Mac, Linux)
by Mihai Neacsu on 18 January 2019 · 809 views
In this guide we'll cover how to count all files in a Google Drive folder using the Android Google Drive app (method 2) or the web version of Google Drive, on a desktop PC (Windows, Mac, Linux) (method 1). ... Read more
How to loop a YouTube video (song) on Android, with the screen OFF or ON
How to loop a YouTube video (song) on Android, with the screen OFF or ON
by Mihai Neacsu on 18 January 2019 · 632 views
On Android, the "loop" feature is missing by default, so it makes repeating a video not that straightforward. In this guide we'll cover a few methods on how to "fix" that. ... Read more
Skype won't sign in automatically in Windows 10. How to manually reset its settings to fix this issue.
Skype won't sign in automatically in Windows 10. How to manually reset its settings to fix this issue.
by Mihai Neacsu on 12 December 2018 · 1153 views
The latest version of Skype for desktop was failing to sign me in automatically after each Windows restart, even with the option 'Automatically start Skype' being enabled in General Settings. Here's how to reset Skype's settings and fix this issue. ... Read more
How to turn off 'Autoplay on home' tab feature (or set it to Wi-Fi only) on YouTube's iOS & Android apps
How to turn off 'Autoplay on home' tab feature (or set it to Wi-Fi only) on YouTube's iOS & Android apps
by Mihai Neacsu on 5 December 2018 · 991 views
YouTube launched a featured to play videos automatically on its home tab, in the YouTube mobile apps. This featured appeared a while back for premium users, but it is rolling out now to regular users too. Here's how to turn it off or to Wi-Fi only. ... Read more
How to play YouTube (songs, podcasts) in background on Android, using only Chrome
How to play YouTube (songs, podcasts) in background on Android, using only Chrome
by Mihai Neacsu on 15 October 2018 · 1284 views
In this tutorial (which we expect to be short lived, with Google probably adding a "fix" in the near future to the solution we're about to cover), we'll show you a method to play YouTube videos in the background, with the Android phone's screen off. ... Read more
Built-in options to customize Google Chrome's New Tab page (edit shortcuts, backgrounds, flags)
Built-in options to customize Google Chrome's New Tab page (edit shortcuts, backgrounds, flags)
by Mihai Neacsu on 10 September 2018 · 1747 views
The New Tab page update made its way into the stable edition of Chrome, with changes to the look of the 'most visited' sites list, the ability to add custom shortcuts there, plus custom Chrome backgrounds. We'll discuss each feature in detail here. ... Read more
An easy fix to try when Windows 10 Update is stuck/frozen
An easy fix to try when Windows 10 Update is stuck/frozen
by Mihai Neacsu on 10 August 2018 · 1559 views
In this tutorial we'll cover a quick fix you can try when Windows 10 is stuck on downloading new security patches or when it's updating to a new version and nothing else seems to nudge it in the right direction. ... Read more
Add Command Prompt back to Windows 10 Win+X Power User menu
Add Command Prompt back to Windows 10 Win+X Power User menu
by Mihai Neacsu on 10 August 2018 · 1412 views
In the latest versions of Windows 10, the Power User (Win+X) menu shows Windows PowerShell instead of the entries for Command Prompt and Command Prompt (Admin). If you wish to get the Command Prompt entries back in this menu, here's how to do it. ... Read more
How to Make Windows 10 Louder and Get a Built-in Equalizer
How to Make Windows 10 Louder and Get a Built-in Equalizer
by Chris Thomas on 7 August 2018 · 2105 views
The most detailed guide for boosting and optimizing sound levels in Windows 10. Learn how to use DFX Audio Enhancer to add reverb and graphic EQ capabilities, as well as adjusting native sound enhancing features in the Speaker Properties window. ... Read more
How to Use Freegate in Chrome and Firefox
How to Use Freegate in Chrome and Firefox
by Chris Thomas on 7 August 2018 · 3020 views
A detailed guide on how to setup Freegate to work in Chrome and Firefox. Freegate is the most popular anonymity and proxy software used to bypass internet censoring and site blocking enforced by governments in India, China, Cuba and other countries. ... Read more
How to Use Checksum in Android: Best Apps for Verifying MD5 and SHA1 File Hashes
How to Use Checksum in Android: Best Apps for Verifying MD5 and SHA1 File Hashes
by Chris Thomas on 7 August 2018 · 1477 views
A guide on generating/calculating MD5 and SHA1 hashes/checksums using the top 4 Android apps in this category. Useful for verifying file integrity by ensuring that you have the right file and it hasn't been altered or corrupted from the original. ... Read more
How to fix "TeamViewer_Service.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close" error on Windows XP
How to fix "TeamViewer_Service.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close" error on Windows XP
by Mihai Neacsu on 18 July 2018 · 1840 views
If you were running TeamViewer 12 or lower on a XP computer and you recently upgraded it to version 13, you might be among those who get the error "TeamViewer_Service.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close". Here's an easy fix to that. ... Read more
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