This quick tutorial will show you how to preemptively block spammers from leaving annoying comments on your Instagram posts.

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How to Create an RSS Feed from Instagram

by Ross McKillop on May 24, 2017

Here’s a quick guide on how to make an RSS feed from any Instagram account.

While Instagram themselves do not offer RSS feeds, another service (websta.me) has figured out a way to do it for you. Simply add the following RSS feed address to your favorite RSS Reader:

https://websta.me/rss/n/USERNAME

and replace USERNAME with the Instagram account name. For example, to make a feed for the instagram account “TheWarrenHaynes”, the address would be:

https://websta.me/rss/n/TheWarrenHaynes

Then you’ll have an RSS feed of that Instagram account, complete with photos, captions etc.

RSS feed of an Instagram account

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This brief guide will show you how to keep track of the bandwidth you use on your Mac, using a small and free App. [click to continue…]

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How to Monitor a Web Page For Changes

by Ross McKillop on May 22, 2017

Here’s a step-by-step guide that will show you how to create a ‘set it and forget it’ system to monitor a web page for changes and then receive notifications when changes are detected. [click to continue…]

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This guide will show you how to use a small and free App to quickly locate both large files and the type of files taking up the most space on your drive. That way you can figure out exactly what to delete in order to free up as much drive space as you need.

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How to Remove the Check Box from Windows 10 Icons

by Ross McKillop on May 16, 2017

This short guide will explain step by step how to disable/remove those annoying little check-boxes next to each icon in Windows 10.


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How to Identify the Font Used in an Image

by Ross McKillop on May 15, 2017

Have you ever seen an image online and wondered what font it was using? This short guide will explain how to use a web App to identify that font! [click to continue…]

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You know how when you share your Instagram photos to Twitter they show up as links to an Instagram web page rather than the actual picture? Annoying right? This guide will show you how to have your Instagram photos automatically posted/shared to Twitter as photos, not just a link.

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How to “Mute” the Audio From a Tab in Chrome

by Ross McKillop on May 8, 2017

This brief guide will show you how to silence a specific tab (or tabs) in Google’s Chrome web browser. This is particularly helpful if you have a tab open to a page with audio that you don’t want to hear due to another tab (or App) already using sound. [click to continue…]

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How to Delete Your Browsing History in Firefox

by mysticgeek on May 8, 2017

This very brief guide will show you how to delete the history of all the sites you’ve visited using Firefox.

  1. Start out by clicking the Menu button in the upper-right corner of Firefox itself (see screenshot below). Select Preferences from the list of options.
  2. Select Privacy from the left column of the Preferences window.
  3. Now locate the History section. Click the link titled clear your recent history
  4. Assuming you want to delete the entire list of sites you’ve visited, select Everything from the Time range to clear: menu.
  5. Make sure that you select at least Browsing & Download History – to really delete your history you’ll want to select Form & Search History, Cookies and Active Logins as well. Click the Clear Now button when you’re ready.
  6. Congratulations – you’re all done!

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How to Speed Up Your New Windows PC

by Ross McKillop on May 5, 2017

Have you purchased a new PC recently? I have. I just bought a laptop for my mum, and the thing was just riddled with useless software. This tutorial will guide you step by step through using a ‘one click’ tool to remove all of that nonsense, leaving you with a completely fresh install of Windows 10 – and nothing other than Windows 10.

useless software on a new pc
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How to Test Your Internet Connection Speed

by Ross McKillop on May 1, 2017

This brief tutorial will show you how to test the speed of your Internet connection.


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How to Scan Your Android Phone for Viruses

by Ross McKillop on April 21, 2016

This guide will take you each step of the way through scanning your Android phone (or tablet) for many potential security issues – including malware, unsafe settings, spyware and more.

Warning screen for Android malware

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How to Open .RAR Files in Windows 10

by Ross McKillop on April 19, 2016

This brief guide will take you each step of the way through opening and accessing the contents of .rar files using Windows 10.

NOTE: the steps in this tutorial are idential if you’re trying to open a .DMG or .RPM file in Windows 10 as well – so this guide could just as easily be called “How to Open RAR, DMG and RPM Files in Windows 10″ :) Those formats are typically found on Mac and Linux/Unix systems – so being able to open them on a Windows 10 laptop/desktop/tablet can be very handy.

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How to Backup Your Android Phone or Tablet

by Ross McKillop on April 5, 2016

This guide will take you each and every step of the way through creating a backup of your Android phone or tablet so that you never lose your address book (contacts), SMS history, Apps, data etc.

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