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How To Customise The File Explorer Interface In Windows 10

File Explorer (formerly known as Windows Explorer) is your way into your PC — whether you’re looking for settings, files or peripherals, this is often where you’ll be starting your search (it’s pinned to the taskbar for a reason). Windows 10 brings a new look to the File Explorer interface, and here’s how to tweak it to be just right.


Fix All Your Facebook Mistakes With The Activity Log

You may not yet have stumbled across the Activity Log page in your wanderings around Facebook, but it’s worth exploring. It provides a blow-by-blow account of everything you do on the social network, and you can use it to take back likes or comments, find your favourite posts again, change your privacy settings and more.


How To Change A Blank Account Picture In Android Lollipop

If you’ve made the upgrade to Android Lollipop then one minor annoyance you might have come across is a blank avatar at the top of the quick settings drawer and everywhere else accounts are listed in the mobile OS. You don’t have to settle for this anonymous silhouette, but it’s kind of tricky to change.


How To Check And Manage Chromebook Storage

If you’ve picked up a Chromebook (or Chromebox), you’ll know you don’t get very much in the way of local storage — the system is designed for the cloud after all. Still, there are times when saving files locally is a good idea (watching movies offline for example) and you want to manage those handful of gigabytes effectively. Here’s how.


You Can Make Cortana Ditch Bing For Google In Windows 10

Cortana makes the jump to the desktop in Windows 10, meaning you can get a more personalised experience through voice commands or the good old mouse and keyboard. But what if kind of hate Bing’s search engine? You can use a browser extension to redirect Bing queries to any search engine you choose.


Go Check How Many Devices Are Actually Connected To Your Twitter Account

With Twitter’s recently revamped security dashboard rolling out to all of its 302 million users, there’s no time like the present to run a quick audit of your account security — and checking up on the devices and apps associated with your Twitter profile is a key part of that.


Save Wikipedia Articles To Your Phone For Offline Access

As ubiquitous as high-speed data connections have become, there are still occasions when you won’t have as much connectivity as you might like, mostly while travelling and roaming abroad. If you want some reading material to pass the time while you’re squeezed for bandwidth, the official Wikipedia apps for iOS and Android let you save articles for offline access.


Unlock Chrome OS With Your Smartphone

There are many limitations to Chrome OS, but seen from another angle its lack of bells and whistles is what makes it so appealing. It’s also a place where Google goes to test out some of its more forward-thinking ideas, including today’s topic: The ability to unlock a Chromebook with your Android smartphone. Here’s how it’s done.


How To Change Between OS Channels On Your Chromebook

Just like the Chrome browser, Chrome OS offers several channels for you to choose between: stable, beta and development. Each one offers a different mix of new features and stability, so you can access updates earlier if you’re prepared to put up with a few bugs. Here’s how to switch between the available channels on your Chromebook or Chromebox.


The Quickest Way To Send Photos In IMessage

A picture is worth a thousand words, so the old saying goes, so you’ll often want to snap a photo of what you’re seeing or looking like rather than try and describe it using old-fashioned text. If you’re on iMessage on iOS, there’s a shortcut you can use to get your images sent faster.


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