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…]

{ 0 comments }

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.

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

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.


[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

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…]

{ 0 comments }

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.

improperly shared instagram photo
[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

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…]

{ 0 comments }

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!

{ 1 comment }

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
[click to continue…]

{ 8 comments }

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.


[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

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

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

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.

[click to continue…]

{ 3 comments }

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.

android backup logo
[click to continue…]

{ 1 comment }

This quick guide will show you how to replace the “Samsung keyboard” on your Android smartphone or tablet to the Android keyboard by Google – the one actually created by the Android team.

the samsung android keyboard compared to the google android keyboard

[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

How to Setup iCloud.com Email in Windows 10

by Ross McKillop on March 24, 2016

This guide will take you each and every step of the way through setting up your @icloud.com email account in Windows 10. [click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }

How to Reverse the Direction of 3-Finger Swipe in OS X

by Ross McKillop on March 22, 2016

In this overview we’ll show you how to reverse the direction that the 3-Finger Swipe Gesture on your Mac goes – the ‘horizontal swipe’ gesture used to move between “Spaces” (screens).

a hand three finger swiping on a mac trackpad
[click to continue…]

{ 0 comments }