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photographing sunsets
Photographing Sunsets and Sunrises
As the sun arcs across the sky in daytime, the light is harsh and creates hard, deep shadows, which is why landscape photographers tend not to shoot during the main
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Create a Blog with WordPress.com
There is a wealth of information about using WordPress available, but the best way to learn about this powerful and adaptable piece of software is to start using it.
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icloud and files on ipad
Using iCloud And Files Apps on iPad
iCloud is Apple’s cloud computing service. You can use it to sync information and files across your Apple devices using iCloud and even access some of them on the Internet.
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9 tips for taking better photos
9 Tips for Taking Better Photos
Many of these tips cover shooting techniques, others may simply be advice about equipment and understanding a little more about your camera.
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MINIX NEO Z83-4U
MINIX NEO Z83-4U – Review
A fresh addition from the stable of one of the best mini-PC designers. But does this Ubuntu-powered, palm-sized, micro PC have what it takes to deliver the goods?
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3.5 inch floppy disks
Remembering – 3.5in Floppy Disks
It’s hard to believe that a mere 15 years ago, Dell Computers announced that they were phasing out 3.5-inch floppy disk drives from their line of products.
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speed up netflix connection
Speed Up Your Netflix Connection
Do you suffer from long loading times and constant buffering interruptions when trying to watch movies or TV shows on Netflix? It can be so frustrating.
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Get 100GB of Free Cloud Storage
There are many cloud storage providers, offering both free and paid storage plans, and with a little bit of work, and some organisation, you can get more than 100GB of
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backup with time machine
Backup and Restore with Time Machine
The Time Machine backup utility is a very important part of the MacOS operating system. It creates incremental backups of your files to a specified location, such as an external
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install python in windows 10
How to Set Up Python in Windows 10
Whilst most seasoned Python developers may shun Windows as the platform of choice for building their code, it’s still an ideal starting point for beginners.
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reset samsung galaxy
Erase and Reset a Samsung Galaxy
A factory reset is useful if trying to fix some persistent issues, or if you are planning to sell or give away an old device and want to make sure
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dealing with viruses and malware
Dealing with Viruses, Malware and More
The Internet can sometimes seem like a breeding ground for nasty things that can ruin your day (and your computer). Let's take a look at the main threats online, and
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cell phone signal
Cell Signal: 5 Things That Affect Quality
There are several things that can affect how good your cell phone signal is, things that you might not automatically consider when a call drops or when your phone shows
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boost your Wi-Fi range and speed
Boost Your Wi-Fi Range and Speed
Are you plagued by slow wireless Internet speeds? Does your Wi-Fi drop out at the worst possible times? Smart TV spending more time buffering than streaming your favourite shows? Then
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create strong online passwords
How to Create Strong Online Passwords
Creating a strong online password is your first defence against malicious activity on the Internet. Anyone who uses a computer, a smartphone or a tablet will need to create a
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