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How To: Create a homegroup in Windows 8.1

Although we have talked about the HomeGroup feature multiple times in the past, all the guides were written with Windows 7 in mind. The feature is more or less the same in Windows 8x as well but there are a few alterations that might confuse the less experienced users...
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The best Spotify features you may have missed

Spotify and music streaming are almost synonymous as the service is undoubtedly the most popular app of its kind. Even so, most people only use the basic Spotify features of searching and playing songs without bothering with some of the more obscure or advanced features. We have gathered the...

What is svchost.exe? Is it a virus? Can I uninstall it?

This question popped in our heads many times in the past and for some, it's still an enigma. So, I will try to clarify what is svchost.exe, what's used for and why in some occasions it eats your CPU. What is svchost.exe? According to Microsoft, "svchost.exe is a generic host process...

Handshake for iPhone/iPod Touch: Easy contact sharing

Handshake for the iPhone/iPod Touch is an application that helps you share your contact information or any contact information stored on your iPhone or iPod Touch, with anyone having Handshake installed. The application can send data using Wi-Fi, 3G or Edge with no problem and it uses the Apple's...
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How To: Use OS X’s password generator

Having a variety of strong passwords in this day and age should be a priority for everyone. Unfortunately, this is not the case and many people use the same old passwords for pretty much everything. Apple wants to help change that and has included a password generator in OS...

Google Location History feature and how to work with it

It is no secret that Google Maps is a tremendous feature that a lot of us use in our everyday lives. The immense popularity of the feature combined with the sheer functionality is something that helps millions of people every day. What you may not know, however, is that...

Malwarebytes Anti Exploit: Keep your apps safe from exploits

Formerly known as ExploitShield, the rebranded security tool Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit offers protection for popular applications against all sorts of exploits. The program is still in beta and for now it can be used for free, but we can expect to see it become commercial as soon as this development...

BitDefender Total Security: All the protection you need with extras

Bitdefender security software has a well-established name in the related industry and Total Security - a step up from the Internet Security suite - is currently their most comprehensive product. Its rich bundle of features and innovative technologies along with the silent Autopilot mode that protects the user in...

[Guide] Disable Cortana in Windows 10 after Anniversary Update

After the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it looks like Cortana is here to stay whether you like it or not. Microsoft seems determined to makes us use Cortana or at least keep her enabled on our systems. She also prefers the Microsoft Edge browser and Bing search engine over anything...
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How To: Use unauthorized Google Chrome extensions

Since Google has decided to keep all unauthorized and unapproved Chrome extensions out of your browser, there was plenty of outrage from the tech community that likes to have choice in what they do which is obviously the appeal for a lot of Google products anyway. Still, the company...

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Best game booster software for Windows 10

These days we have so many Windows PC games to choose from but the most complex ones also require some heavy processing power. Your...

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How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...