Latest articles tagged “how tos”

Latest articles tagged “how tos”

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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 · 285 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 · 250 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 · 628 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 · 547 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 · 881 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 · 1139 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 · 1180 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 · 999 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 · 1513 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 · 2407 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 · 1165 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 · 1605 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
How to force Chrome refresh/regenerate thumbnails for its New Tab page tiles
How to force Chrome refresh/regenerate thumbnails for its New Tab page tiles
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 June 2018 · 2156 views
If you got stuck with an unwanted thumbnail in Chrome's New Tab page, this guide here will help you force Chrome refresh those top sites thumbnails with new, fresh ones, without clearing any browsing data. ... Read more
How to change the default Google/Gmail account for users with multiple accounts (Desktop)
How to change the default Google/Gmail account for users with multiple accounts (Desktop)
by Mihai Neacsu on 26 June 2018 · 1294 views
In this tutorial we'll talk about changing the default Google account when being logged in to multiple Google accounts, in the same desktop browser. ... Read more
How to stop individual Android apps from auto-updating (and how to install older versions of them)
How to stop individual Android apps from auto-updating (and how to install older versions of them)
by Mihai Neacsu on 30 May 2018 · 1266 views
Here's how to switch back to an old version of an Android app and stop Google Play from automatically updating it to the newer, latest version. Also, we'll cover here where from to safely download and install older versions of Android apps. ... Read more
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