Laptop Power UK Resolves the Issue of ‘Are Amazon and Ebay Laptop Chargers Safe to Buy?’

With the continuous efforts, Laptop Power UK resolves the issue of ‘Are Amazon and Ebay laptop chargers safe to buy?’ (PRWeb August 29, 2014) Read the full story at

How to clear absolutely everything off your desktop in Windows 8.1

I’d bet that if you polled 10 PC users on the best way to use the desktop on Windows you’d get 11 different answers. How to use the desktop is one of the most personal choices each PC user makes. We’ve already covered ways desktop hoarders can better manage files that cover up their wallpaper, for

What happens when Microsoft ends Windows 7 mainstream support next year

Ian Gale heard that Windows 7 will be “finished next year.” The truth is far from that. On January 13, 2015, Microsoft will stop mainstream support for Windows 7–which is still an extremely popular operating system. But you’ll still be able to use it safely for another five years. [Have a tech question? Ask PCWorld

6 powerful Google Drive features you’re probably not using

Google Drive apps are loved for their simplicity and ease of use, but don’t let that fool you. There’s a whole lot of power locked up in these web apps. And while we’d never put the suite on a par with Microsoft Office, there are some impressive features in Docs, Sheets, and Slides that you’ve likely

Five ways to improve battery life on Windows

Having battery life problems on your Windows 8.1 laptop? These tips will help you squeeze the most juice out of your battery.

Three ways to use BitTorrent Sync to share your files without the cloud

On Tuesday, BitTorrent (the company) launched Sync 1.4, a brand new version of its peer-to-peer file syncing app that makes sharing folders with others a breeze. We have an in-depth hands-on with Sync 1.4 that will teach you how to use the app if you’re not familiar with it. But since this new version means

How to set up Raspberry Pi, the little computer you can cook into DIY tech projects

You don’t need an electrical engineering degree to build a robot army. With the $35 Raspberry Pi B+, you can create robots and connected devices on the cheap, with little more than an Internet connection and a bunch of spare time. The Raspberry Pi is a computer about the size of a credit card. The darling

Three easy ways to separate work and play on the same PC

All of us lead double lives these days since we both work and play online. During the day you may be working on a company document in Google Drive, while at night you’re kicking back and chatting with friends on Skype. Many of us also end up using our personal PCs to work on company

How to use OpenPGP to encrypt your email messages and files in the cloud

Putting sensitive data in email messages or cloud storage should give you the heebie-jeebies, but a good dose of cryptography can give you peace of mind. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) or its open-source implementation, OpenPGP, is the gold standard of encryption online, and when used properly, has the potential to thwart even the likes of

Have a company laptop? Here’s how to keep your browsing private

Sj often takes an office laptop home. He wants to know if “the System admin from my office” can see what websites he visits at home. Virtually all browsers these days have private modes (Chrome calls it Incognito Mode). In this condition, the browser doesn’t keep records of where you’ve been. In theory, and often

When Focused on Mundane Problems, Entrepreneurs Find Opportunity

Big, splashy, entirely-original ideas are great but entrepreneurs do something important, and prosper, just making life easier for people.

How to hide games in your Steam library

It’s happened. It’s finally happened. After years of pleas, begging, and cajoling from PC gamers, Valve has at long last added the ability to hide games in your Steam library in a recent update. Not that the newfangled feature is easy to find—you’ll have to dig deep into submenus in order to cast your unwanted

How to use Gmail 2-step verification on multiple devices

After reading my article on taking precautions when using Gmail, Bill Snyder asked about accessing Gmail on other programs and devices. As I explained in the previous article, Google’s 2-step verification provides an additional layer of security against hijacked email. Once you’ve set it up, you won’t be able to log onto the Gmail website

Not sure you want to buy a Chromebook this fall? Try out Chrome OS in Windows first

With the back-to-school season gearing up, PC shoppers are going to have a lot of choices in front of them: hybrids, convertibles, Windows tablets, and Chromebooks. Although they’ve been around for several years, Chrome OS-powered laptops have gained in popularity recently as they shed their browser-in-a-box, online-only reputation. The offline capabilities of Chromebooks are pretty Announces New Service that will Repair Cracked or Broken Laptop Screens announces a new service that will repair cracked or broken laptop screens to like new and return them to customers within 2-3 working days, according to the CEO of the company today in a formal press release statement. The company is adding this service to help their customers avoid the costly expense of laptop

Why spammers persist despite filters and well-informed users

Matilda Reich asked why, in a world where everyone knows about the dangers of spam, and every email program has a spam filter, these dreadful messages just keep coming. To put it bluntly, some people don’t get it. As George Carlin put it, “Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of

How to switch Chrome channels to test new features before they’re cool

Google Chrome’s coolest new features are available only to those who want to live a little closer to the edge. Want a 64-bit version of Chrome? How about DRM support in HTML5? You’re not going to find those in vanilla Chrome just yet.  Switching Chrome’s release channels lets you try new features while they’re still in development.

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Dress up your Word document with page numbers, a table of contents and more

No matter how great your idea is, the difference between your business proposal and someone else’s could boil down to the look and feel. A title page, header and footer, table of contents, and other elements separate a professional-looking document from a dull sea of text. It’s worth your time to learn how Word’s tools

How to securely overwrite deleted files with a built-in Windows tool

Most Windows users know that when you delete a file on a PC, it isn’t truly gone and can still be recovered. In fact, those deleted files are actually just sitting there on your hard drive until they are overwritten with new data. To truly wipe data, users often turn to apps like CCleaner or