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.

android backup logo
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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

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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…]

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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
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How to Increase The Size of The Menu Bars in Windows 10

by Ross McKillop on March 21, 2016

With just a few clicks, you can resize the “menus” in Windows 10 so that they’re much more visible (and way easier to click and/or “tap”).
a before and after image of larger menus bars in windows 10
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How to Setup Comcast Email on Your iPhone or iPad

by Ross McKillop on March 16, 2016

This tutorial will take you each step of the way through configuring your iPhone or iPad to receive your Comcast.net emails. [click to continue…]

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How to SSH from Windows 10

by Ross McKillop on March 13, 2016

This quick guide will show you how to enable SSH on your Windows 10 device so that you can connect to remote servers via the Command Prompt. [click to continue…]

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How to Turn Off the Action Center in Windows 10

by Ross McKillop on March 8, 2016

This very quick and easy to follow guide will show you how to disable the “Action Center” that comes with Windows 10. [click to continue…]

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Review: The EasyAcc Multi-Angle Lazy Mount

by Ross McKillop on March 7, 2016

The first thing I thought was “what on earth is a multi-angle lazy mount?”

It’s a fantastic “arm” that easily clamps onto your smartphone or tablet and acts as a stand. The photos will describe it best :)

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How to “Type” Emojis on Your Mac

by Ross McKillop on February 13, 2016

the Emoji Keyboard on a Mac

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How to Install Beta Apps on Android

by Ross McKillop on February 12, 2016

This tutorial will take you each step of the way through the process that allows you to install the beta versions of your favorite Apps on your Android phone or tablet. [click to continue…]

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How to Setup Comcast Email in Android

by Ross McKillop on February 4, 2016

This step-by-step guide will show you how to configure your Comcast.net email address on your Android based phone or tablet. [click to continue…]

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How to Extract Just the Audio From an MP4 Video File

by Ross McKillop on February 3, 2016

Using nothing but Open Source (free) software, this tutorial will show you how to copy (extract) just the audio from an .MP4 video file. That way you can listen to it on your computer, smartphone, iPod etc, or burn it to an audio CD. [click to continue…]

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