Latest articles tagged “how tos”

Latest articles tagged “how tos”

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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 · 378 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 · 592 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 · 759 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 · 576 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 · 826 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 · 1112 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 · 648 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 · 1068 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 · 1656 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 · 1034 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 · 1056 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
How to assign applications to different sound outputs and inputs in Windows 10
How to assign applications to different sound outputs and inputs in Windows 10
by Mihai Neacsu on 24 May 2018 · 2133 views
Have you ever needed to route different audio to HDMI and desktop speakers or switch an application to a different playback device? Windows 10 made things easier for these tasks and we're explaining here, step-by-step, how to use these options. ... Read more
Proper fix for "There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll" error
Proper fix for "There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll" error
by Mihai Neacsu on 23 May 2018 · 2284 views
We'll cover here how to fix the error "There was a problem starting C:\Windows\System32\LogiLDA.dll. The operating system cannot run %1." and have Logitech Download Assistant work properly with Windows 10, after an upgrade from Windows 8/8.1. ... Read more
How to check for RottenSys and remove it from your Android phone
How to check for RottenSys and remove it from your Android phone
by Mihai Neacsu on 20 March 2018 · 1656 views
RottenSys is an adware package which comes pre-installed on some Android phones, before the users turn on the phones for the first time. RottenSys will aggressively show unwanted ads on infected Android phones. We'll cover here 2 ways to remove it. ... Read more
How to open HEIC files in Windows 10 (native support) or convert them to JPEG
How to open HEIC files in Windows 10 (native support) or convert them to JPEG
by Mihai Neacsu on 31 January 2018 · 4990 views
We've talked about the HEIC format Apple adopted from macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 onwards, but let's address compatibility too. Besides converting HEIC files to JPEG, we'll discuss here how you can view HEIC files on Windows, natively. ... Read more
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