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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, 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 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
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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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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New Ways to Use an Old PC
Your ageing PC is actually capable of quite a lot, and there are numerous handy projects that you can turn its hardware and processing power to. And you can do
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5 Steps to Better Android Security
This guide will help you learn how to make your Android smartphone or tablet more secure using the features built in to the operating system.
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Make Your Browser More Secure
Securing your web browser isn’t too difficult. There are plenty of options available, including some third-party add-ons we can use to improve security.
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Linux Kernel 5.0 Release
Linux fans are celebrating the start of 2019 in style thanks to the release of Linux 5.0.
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Protecting Yourself Against Ransomware
The frequency, delivery and scale of ransomware attacks has increased significantly; so what is ransomware how, does it work, and how can you defend against it?
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Choosing a new digital camera
Choosing a New Digital Camera
The number of digital camera models available to the budding photographer is vast. All the main manufacturers have a large number of different models and types of camera to suit
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Essential Guide to Buying a Laptop
Buying a suitable laptop can be a daunting task but if you take heed of our helpful laptop buying guide you should be able to make a well informed choice.
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Protect Your Devices on Public Wi-Fi
If you want to stay connected, but also want to keep yourself and your device safe, there are a few simple thing you can do to tighten up security without
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Linux Mint Samba Fix
Linux Mint 19.1 Samba Fix
Linux Mint 19.1 landed over the Christmas holidays, with versions covering Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce – both in 32 and 64‐bit varieties. One issue, however, seems to be causing users
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Installing and Using a VPN
The connection from your computer to the VPN server, via the client, is usually secure to the tune of 256-bit encryption levels, depending on the VPN company who is hosting
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