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I hate bloatware. You hate bloatware. We all hate bloatware – and finally, Microsoft is doing something about it. Microsoft has released a free experimental bloatware removal tool as part of its Windows 10 beta. That beta features something called a “refresh” that allows users to install a clean version of Windows. As you may already know, Windows 10 has a number of existing refresh anRead More
Apple and Windows products have never got along. That’s why many people are surprised to discover that they can, indeed, use their iPad as a monitor for their Windows PC. Yes, it’s true. And it’s actually easy even if you know nothing about computers. Duet Display Makes It Easy There’s a software called Duet Display that was created by ex-Apple engineers. That software, for years, hasRead More
2014 was a surprisingly bad year for software exploits. Systems that we thought were impenetrable – like Open SSL – showed some huge weaknesses. Hackers took full advantage of these weaknesses and dealt some major damage. Without further ado, here are the top 5 worst software exploits of 2014: 5) Heartbleed Heartbleed sounds like a type of heart disease. But it’s not. Heartbleed was a dRead More
I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time on the computer – way more time than I should. Sometimes, I’m up early looking at my computer screen or reading emails. Other times, I’m staying up late at night playing video games. I may spend a lot of time on my computer, but thanks to Flux, at least I don’t have eye problems or sleep problems. Flux is a free program you may hRead More
Most people know how to take a screenshot on their computer: you press the PrtScn button in the top right-hand corner, then paste that image into Microsoft Paint or a similar application. But those flat screenshots are so boring. They just show your computer the way you’ve seen it a million times before. That’s why some people have started using Screenie to make their screenshots look faRead More
I’ve used iTunes since the first iPod came out. The first version of iTunes was excellent. It let me quickly and easily organize my music files without dragging down system performance or shoving ads in my face. Over time, iTunes has undergone a number of major upgrades. Most of these upgrades have made the software significantly worse. That’s why it may be time for you to choose better musRead More
Most people don’t like group work. But group work can be even tougher when you have to communicate with people hundreds of miles apart from one another. That’s why the internet is such a useful thing. The internet is home to all sorts of different tools designed to make remote group easier. Here are just a few of the tools you can use today: Dropbox If you’re not using a cloud storage tRead More