What is “Windows 10 in S Mode”? Can I Change it to Regular Windows?

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Microsoft has done some weird things with Windows over the years. Windows running in S Mode is one of those things.  More and more, we find laptops listed as having […]

Online Services Using The “.new” Domain For All Your Favorite Apps

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There’s a new way to do things online, and the top-level domain (TLD) .new is behind it. Google is the registrar for the .new domain. You might have already seen […]

10 Best DOS Games You Can Play Online

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Whether you’re 40 or 14 you’re going to love playing these games from the golden age of PC gaming. Back when your PC operating system was either DOS or MS-DOS, […]

5 Things You Need To Do When You Get a New Phone

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When you get your new phone, there are a few things you must do to get it up to speed. This isn’t going to be fluff about what apps to […]

Configure or Turn Off DEP (Data Execution Prevention) in Windows

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Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is one of those ‘blursed’ things. It’s a blessing most of the time when it does its job and doesn’t interfere, but cursed when it does […]

The Essential Tools To Help You Create a Podcast

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You’ve got something to say. You’ve got a voice. How do you get heard? In an age where everything is vying for our attention, it’s surprising how effective podcasts are. […]

How to Backup Your Android Phone

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The modern world has grown a second brain and keeps it in their pocket. We have so much of ourselves and our lives on our phones that the thought of […]

How to Automatically Update Free Software with Chocolatey

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You’ve got apps on your computer like Spotify, Adobe Reader, Chrome, Firefox, 7-Zip, VLC Media Player…the list goes on and they’re all free. What would we do without freeware? Yet, […]

How To Extract Files From a Dead Hard Drive

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What scares you more than losing everything that’s on your computer right now? If your hard disk drive (HDD) died right now, this second, would your heart sink into your […]

Is it Dangerous to Tether to a Cellphone for Internet Access?

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We’ve gone from the philosophical concept of everything being connected to the physical reality that almost everything is connected. But there are those times where you can’t be connected to […]