operating systems

Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features
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Microsoft targets tab hoarders with new Edge features

New features include vertical tabs and an easier-to-access browsing history
5 Mar 2021
How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?
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operating systems

How do I fix the Windows 10 Start Menu if it's frozen?

If your Start menu stops working in Windows 10, here’s what you can do to fix it
5 Mar 2021
UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'
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Policy & legislation

UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'

Apple’s 30% ‘app tax’ and potential dominance in the UK app market comes under scrutiny
5 Mar 2021
How to build Android apps
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How to build Android apps

Follow these eight steps to get your app on Google Play
3 Mar 2021
Microsoft ports free RPA tools to Windows 10 with Power Platform updates
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automation

Microsoft ports free RPA tools to Windows 10 with Power Platform updates

Improvements across Microsoft’s RPA suite aim to boost the firm’s low code ecosystem
3 Mar 2021
Best Linux distros 2021
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operating systems

Best Linux distros 2021

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
26 Feb 2021
How to rotate a laptop or PC screen
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operating systems

How to rotate a laptop or PC screen

Portrait or landscape; how do you get a new perspective on your screen?
26 Feb 2021
Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
19 Feb 2021
Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS
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video conferencing

Google introduces new video tools for Meet, Chrome OS

The company also announced that it will be launching over 40 new Chromebooks
18 Feb 2021
Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
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Policy & legislation

Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

The Fortnite developer has accused the tech giant of “abusive conduct” that breaches European competition laws
17 Feb 2021
Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss
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Apple fixes macOS Big Sur bug that caused irretrievable data loss

The macOS upgrade installer failed to check if you had enough free space available, causing major issues if you didn’t
17 Feb 2021
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
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Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
12 Feb 2021
Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch
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bugs

Microsoft releases emergency fix for Patch Tuesday Wi-Fi glitch

Users report BSOD system crashes when trying to connect to Wi-Fi through WPA3
12 Feb 2021
Managing a late migration
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Microsoft Windows

Managing a late migration

When it comes to moving from Windows 7 to Windows 10, it's better late than never
11 Feb 2021
Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw
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vulnerability

Microsoft patches actively exploited Windows zero-day flaw

The threat has been fixed alongside 55 other bugs in the latest Patch Tuesday round of fixes
10 Feb 2021
Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?
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Software

Bootmgr is missing - how do you fix it?

This seemingly nightmarish error is actually not as bad as it seems
5 Feb 2021
Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia
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iOS

Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia

The iconic smartphone's old-school design is a breath of fresh air
5 Feb 2021
Take command of your computer with a command line interface
Take command
operating systems

Take command of your computer with a command line interface

A CLI might not look as good as a GUI, but it can pack a punch
4 Feb 2021
What is a graphical user interface?
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operating systems

What is a graphical user interface?

We explain what a graphical user interface is, what they are used for and the benefits over command-line interfaces
4 Feb 2021
iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask
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iOS

iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask

No more frustrating passcodes, but there is one Apple Watch-sized catch
2 Feb 2021
What is Windows 10 as a Service?
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Microsoft Windows

What is Windows 10 as a Service?

Details about Microsoft’s long-rumoured Azure-powered Cloud PC are beginning to emerge
2 Feb 2021
Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups
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privacy

Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups

The incoming iOS 14 update means Facebook could record revenue losses of as much as $5 billion
2 Feb 2021
17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them
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operating systems

17 Windows 10 problems - and how to fix them

Tips and tricks for everything from upgrade issues and freeing up storage, to solving privacy errors and using safe mode
29 Jan 2021