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Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

How to Create Custom App Shortcuts on Your Android Device

One of the most impressive things about Android is how easy is to modify and customize your phone according to your likings. With the right apps and a little time, you can make your smartphone look astonishing. But, do you really think that the most important thing is to make …

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Best Fitness Apps for Android 2017

Fitness is a great way to lose weight and improve your physical health. Regular exercising can also prevent heart diseases and high blood pressure. But, you already know that right? OK, did you know that fitness also has many benefits for your mental health, and it can literally add years …

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The Best Security Apps for Android in 2017

Android is the most widely used operating system on mobile devices today. And, that’s why it is the target for the majority of mobile malware. Despite Google’s efforts in securing their ecosystem, no system out there is 100% secure. If you own an Android device, you may be at risk …

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How to Play Youtube Videos in Background on Android

Youtube, without a doubt, is one of the most used apps for smartphones today. We all enjoy watching videos from our favorite channels and listening music with this fantastic app. However, I can bet that sometimes you want to play your favorite Youtube content in the background while doing some …

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How to Use Your Android as Remote Desktop

If you are a tech person, this will sound familiar to you. You are on the go, or doing some important meeting, and you need to access some files on your desktop computer. However, your computer is miles away from you, and there is no chance for getting the data …

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How to Set the Date and Time with Unix Epoch Format

The Unix epoch started at 00:00:00 UTC on Thursday, January 1, 1970. Ever since then Unix systems have kept track of time by counting the number of seconds since that date occurred. Unix, and the various implementations like Linux and FreeBSD, keep track of time as a literal number of …

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How to Find MAC Address on Linux

If you need to find MAC address numbers for any network interface attached to your computer, then Linux makes this quite easy. Each computer network interface receives a unique Media Access Control (MAC) address, which explains what device it belongs to. No two MAC addresses are alike. Users with multiple …

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Fix: GNU make is required

If you use FreeBSD, then you might see the following error when you’re trying to compile C code – configure: error: GNU make is required! Assuming that you’re already working on a command line interface as this error would generally only appear in such, you’d probably try to change into …

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Fix: Wifi Keeps Disconnecting

Computer manufacturers make different laptops and PCs. Some of the popular laptops are the 15R Inspiron series and the HP Ultrabook series that have been built for performance and durability. However, there is a common problem with these laptops where the Wi-Fi does not seem to function with the expected …

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Fix: Arrow Keys not Working

The keyboard is the single, most useful peripheral device in a computer. Before the Graphical User Interface, keyboards were used for everything. The arrow keys and other cursor-movement keys were used to move the cursor to the point of insertion in DOS, unlike the simplified way of using a mouse …

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Fix: HDMI to HDMI Not Working

High end gaming monitor offer one of the best gaming display performances along with a list of features to match up with gamers’ speed of reaction while displaying clear and undistorted images for the best gaming experience. With a 4K display (2560 x 1440) you can get Ultra Low Motion …

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Fix: video_tdr_failure nvlddmkm.sys

Blue screen error 0x00000119, also shown as VIDEO_TDR_FAILURE (nvlddmkm.sys) or VIDEO_SCHEDULER_INTERNAL_ERROR, is likely due to a problem with the display driver for your graphics card. This error is most commonly seen on users with NVIDIA graphics card. What is TDR? TDR stands for Timeout, Detection, and Recovery components in Windows. …

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Fix: Failed to Obtain IP Address

As you know, relying solely on your mobile data plan for internet connections can make up for an unforgettable phone bill. If you don’t have an unlimited data plan, using Wi-Fi networks whenever you can is much more affordable and usually a lot faster. But what happens when your smartphone …

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Fix: ASUS Transformer Tablet Won’t Turn On

The original ASUS Transformer was certainly a technological revolution, as it took quite a while for the other competitors to catch up. But ASUS Transformer users are often faced with a problem where the device simply won’t turn on. Now the causes for this can be multiple, but most of …

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Fix: Sync Is Currently Experiencing Problems

Available in over 100 languages, Gmail is arguably the best free email client currently on the market. There’s no question that Google’s reach contributed greatly to its success, but let’s not forget the impressive list of features that keep Gmail clients happy. Mainly, the seamless integration between a whole plethora …

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Fix: Pokemon Go AR not working

There’s no disputing that Pokemon Go is incredibly fun. But the overall experience has been hindered right from the start with a lot of bugs that make it a little less enjoyable. Although Niantic has already fixed a lot of issues, users are still reporting problems with the AR mode. …

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Fix: Nexus 7 Won’t Turn On

Google Nexus 7 was, in its prime years, the ultimate compact tablet. Made possible by a collaboration between Google and Asus, it was the pure Android experience that many users craved. But the early days of Android weren’t as reliable as we might like to remember. Nexus 7 tablets and …

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Fix: DS3 Tool Not Working

A lot of users possess all types of different controllers from all of the consoles they used over the years and they felt like it would be great to be able to use them on their computers. A lot of new adapters have been invented to enable this but a …

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Fix: Steam Not Downloading Games

Steam is a perfect solution for gamers looking to keep everything neat and organized but every program has its flaws and certain errors are bound to occur no matter what you do. There are many different causes for each issue and some things can disrupt your gaming experience without you …

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How to Transfer Steam Games to Another PC

While upgrading your PC, it is not necessary to delete your existing Steam and reinstall all the games from zero. You can transfer your games to another PC through different methods available. Solution: Using Official Steam method (reinstalling client) Please make sure that you have your Steam credentials at hand …

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Don’t Starve Beefalo Taming Guide

Beefalo are neutral mobs in Don’t Starve and Don’t Starve Together which can be found in the Savanna biome. Beefalo travel in herds which consist of up to 12 Beefalo. They are a good source of Manure, Beefalo wool and Meat. A Beefalo has 500 health points, 375 Hunger, do …

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Fix: LG G4 Won’t Turn On

Here’s one thing I’ve learned from being involved with mobile technology – no company is immune to technical malfunctions, no matter how hard they try. LG has put a lot of effort into making their phones as reliable as the technology allowed, but that doesn’t mean they won’t break down …

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How to Record Audio Above Certain Levels on Android

One of the main advantages of communicating digitally is permanency. If you talk to someone over email or in an instant messaging app, you will be able to retrieve the whole exchange anytime you want. But real conversations and phone calls are a different deal – once you’re done talking …

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How to: Exit vim

Believe it or not, how to exit Vim is one of the most popular questions that Linux and other Unix newcomers ask computer professionals. If you don’t know how to exit Vim or any other vi implementation, then you don’t have anything to feel embarrassed about. It comes with the …

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Fix: HyperX Cloud 2 Mic not Working

Headsets provide one of the popular ways of interacting with online audiences or other voice/audio perceiving and audio recording activities. HyperX provides this solution with its headset, HyperX Cloud (series I, II, Stinger, Revolver, or X among others), being very popular in the gaming community. Given its quality HyperX Cloud …

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