How to Hide Text Messages on the iPhone (Turn Off Preview)

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By default, the iPhone will show the world your SMS texts and iMessages on your lock screen whether you have Touch ID or a passcode setup on your device. For most people, this isn’t a big deal and therefore they don’t change the setting. However, it can actually be a big privacy or security issue. For […]

Update Facebook Status From a Dumbphone using Facebook Texts

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Over the years, Facebook has constantly changed the way you can update your profile from your phone. Back in the days, you could connect your mobile phone to your account and upload pictures by sending an email to At some point, this changed and they created a post-by email address, which was unique for […]

Split or Divide Your Desktop Screen into Multiple Parts

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If you have a high resolution LCD or LED screen at home and you are not using any kind of screen splitting application, then you are wasting your screen real estate big time! The best thing about having a high resolution screen is that you can see multiple windows at the same time, instead of just one […]

How to Transfer or Migrate Files from Windows PC to Mac

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If you recently bought a new Mac computer and want to transfer your data and settings from your PC to the Mac, there are a couple of ways to accomplish this task. In this article, I’ll mention the different methods I have used, from the easiest to the most technical. It’s also worth noting that […]

How to Use HTML Signatures in Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo

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If you’re using a web-based email client like Gmail or Yahoo, then you have probably learned that neither service supports HTML signatures. In Gmail and Yahoo, you can create rich text signatures with pictures, etc, but you can’t start typing HTML code right into the signature box. For most people the default signature settings are […]

Convert Windows Directory to HTML Listing

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Ever need to create an HTML file that lists all the files and folders in a particular Windows directory? Probably not something you’ll need to do very often, but it does come in handy every once in a while. For example, if you want to quickly create a list of all files and folders inside […]

How to Combine or Merge Multiple Text Files

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There are several occasions where you may need to merge multiple text files into single text file. For example, you may receive a CD that contains hundreds of text files, all in different directories, which you need to combine into one file for importing into Excel, etc. It’s also useful if you have network log files, […]

How to Disable Adobe Flash in Microsoft Edge on Windows 10

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If you’re using Windows 10 and Microsoft’s new Edge browser, you might be wondering how you can turn off Adobe Flash? By default, Microsoft Edge has built-in support for Adobe Flash, so it’s basically enabled all the time. If you need to use Flash while browsing the web, then you don’t have to worry about […]

Fix for Cannot Remove or Delete Network Printer in Windows

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If you work at an office, you probably have several printers added to your computer that are network printers, i.e. not connected directly to your computer. However, as you move around in the company or printers die out, that list has to be cleaned up every once in a while. Sometimes when you try to […]

Generate a List of Startup Programs via Command Line or PowerShell

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You probably already knew this, but if you want to see a list of all of the startup programs that run when Windows starts, you can simply go to the MSCONFIG tool and click on the Startup tab! Here you can enable or disable startup programs easily. You can read my previous article that explains […]