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Beginner C++ Mistakes
There are many pitfalls the C++ developer can encounter, especially as this is a more complex and often unforgiving language to master.
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How to Create Motion Blur in Photoshop
Learn how to create motion blur in Photoshop. We can show you some of the newer blur features in Photoshop CC which can turn your static car photo into a
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9 Android Oreo Tips and Tricks
Android Oreo adds many improvements and options to the operating system, from behind-the-scenes security and performance enhancements, to giving you better ways to manage notifications and messages.
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How to Start Using C++ in Windows 10
Windows users have a wealth of choice when it comes to programming in C++. There are loads of IDEs and compilers available, including Visual Studio from Microsoft. However, in our
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The 5 Best Linux Distributions for Beginners
There are lots of versions of Linux available, known as “Distributions.” Each has a different ethos and approach. Here are the five most popular distributions available and where you can
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How to Use Handoff in macOS
With Handoff, you can start writing an email on your iPhone or other iOS device and you can pick up where you left off on your Mac; or put together
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10 Common Beginner Mistakes in Python
Python is a relatively easy language to get started in where there’s plenty of room for the beginner to find their programming feet. However, as with any other programming language,
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Top Tips for Your iPhone
With our help you can check on your battery health, connect to Bluetooth peripherals, send and receive files using AirDrop, check which model of iPhone you have, use more of
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Common and Useful Coding Terms
Trying to include definitions for every programming language would require many more pages than we have here. However, we have created a list of some of the most common terms
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Manage Your Privacy in Windows 10
Being in control of security on your computer is important but almost as important is being able to control your privacy settings. Microsoft recently launched a web-based privacy dashboard tool
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Google Chrome Tips and Tricks
Even if you have been using Chrome for a while, there are probably dozens of tricks that you never even knew were possible. Here are a few tips and tricks
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Learn Monochrome Techniques in Photoshop
With the right choice of subject, a good well-exposed monochrome image can become a work of art. Almost all digital cameras include a black and white mode, and as you’d
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Installing a Virtual Environment for Linux
A guide to installing a virtual environment for Linux. Oracle’s VirtualBox is one of the easiest virtual machine platforms for the beginner to experiment on. Within it you can install
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The Rules of Photo Composition
Learning the rules of photo composition can improve the results of any photographer. The difference between a good shot of your favourite view or subject and a truly awesome one
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Using Do Not Disturb Mode on iPad
It’s easy to switch the Do Not Disturb feature on and off from the main Settings screen or the Control Centre but there’s more to it than meets the eye.
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