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Guides and how to tutorials to fix common PC problems.

Best Android Ebook Reader Apps

Most avid book readers agree there’s something special about curling up with a paper book. They would probably tell you that the smell of the pages and the heft of the book makes up for a whole different experience. They may be right, but the digital age is upon us. …

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The Best Android Firewalls Apps

There’s a common misconception that smartphones running on Android are not susceptible to malware attacks. Sure, the likelihood of getting a virus is smaller on Android than on PC, but it’s entirely possible. Android has grown a lot in terms of security in the last couple of years, but recent …

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How to Officially Unlock the LG G6 Bootloader, Install TWRP and Root

This guide is for officially unlocking the bootloader of the LG G6 H870 European edition, and the USA carrier-free US997 edition. This method will not work on any other models, such as H871/2/3/ or H870K/DS. It also will not work on carrier-tied US editions. We are unlocking the bootloader through …

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How to Carrier Switch and Firmware Flash the Galaxy S8 Snapdragon

If you’ve bought a carrier-locked Samsung Galaxy S8 Snapdragon edition in the United States, chances are you may want to switch to a new SIM carrier. This is not impossible, the process is just a bit tedious. This guide will walk you step-by-step on achieving exactly what you want to …

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How to Fix HTC 10 Cannot Can Not Update Software OTA Error

This guide is for people who try to take an OTA update for the HTC 10, only to receive the message “Can not update software: There was an unexpected error and the file system may be corrupted. Please contact HTC support for further assistance”. It’s unknown exactly what causes this, …

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How to Add Reboot Recovery button to Galaxy S7 Edge Power Menu

Many Android users wish there was a simpler way to reboot into Recovery mode, without needing to turn off their device first. This guide for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge will help you add a Reboot Recovery button to the Power menu from inside the Android system. We’re going to …

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How to Debrand and Convert HTC 10 RUU to WWE Version

HTC 10 RUU firmware users may for some reason or another wish to convert to the WWE (World-Wide English) version of HTC software. The most notable benefit is that WWE updates are official, unbranded updates, typically released first to the worldwide market, because they are unbranded (not tied to any carrier). Whereas …

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How to Text or SMS from a PC

Texts or SMSs have now become an integral part of our daily routines, thanks to cellphones. Texts provide a great way to talk to someone or send a message that he/she can read at their convenience. But, not all of us are a fan of cellphones or texts. This is …

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How to Stop Spam on Email

There’s no doubt that almost all of us use email on weekly, if not daily, basis. Although we don’t use emails to connect with friends and family, thanks to several social media websites, but emails are the main communication channel when it comes to businesses. But, there’s always a flip …

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What is the alternative to Pause and Break keys?

Are you using a keyboard which does not have Pause or Break key? If yes, then you are not able to do some actions like stopping commands, game or something else. These days, vendors are not manufacturing keyboards with Pause or Break key, and if you want to use it, …

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How to View Wifi Password on Galaxy S8

Android devices are ingenious gadgets. We use them for calling, chatting, taking pictures, browsing the web, and much more. You have probably noticed that if you connected your Android to a WiFi network once, it would remember the password for that network, and it will automatically connect whenever you are …

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How to Do a Reverse Google Image Search From Any Android

We often use the search engines like Google or Bing to find particular photos using the Image Search feature. It shows images related to the word that we typed, and sometimes it can be a lifesaver. But, you’ve probably faced a scenario where you have an image and want to …

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How to Send Any Android Notification to PC or Mac

If you are working on a computer, you’ve probably experienced the scenario when your phone notifications bother you during work. Yes, you can always turn off your smartphone, but that way, you may miss some important events. Like for example, when your beloved one invites you to dinner through a …

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Fix: Galaxy S6 Won’t Charge

I can’t think of many phones that had a better launch than Samsung Galaxy S6. For the most part, the phone received positive reviews from critics, who were impressed by the devices’ upgraded build quality over prior models. This coupled with serious improvements to the display, camera, and performance ensured …

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How to Show Wi-Fi passwords on Android

Wi-Fi is one of the most used functions of our modern Android devices. Throughout a device’s lifespan, it will connect to a whole lot of Wi-Fi networks (free or password-protected). Every time you connect to a new Wi-Fi network, your device is programmed to store the name along with the …

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Fix: Downloading… Do not turn off target

Are you stuck in download mode? “Downloading..Do not turn off target!!” is an error message that appears mainly on Samsung and some Nexus devices. Most users report that their device unexpectedly rebooted into a black screen with the caption “Downloading…Do not turn off target”. At a first glance, it might …

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Rimworld: A Sci-Fi Colony Management Simulator

Rimworld is a colony building simulator in which the player controls the growth of a colony consisting of workers/colonists. In-game events, such as raids and mad animals, are controlled by an intelligent AI storyteller. The difficulty and frequency of the events will depend on which storyteller and difficulty you choose. …

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Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Skydiving and Parachuting guide

Mastering parachuting and skydiving in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is essential to getting a good start. You must know where to land and how to get there by parachuting and skydiving. All 100 players start in the hold of a cargo plane that follows a set flight path, which is randomized every …

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Best Alternatives for a Genuine Unix Download

If you’re looking for a genuine Unix download, then you’re going to be looking for quite some time. The original Unix operating system doesn’t exist as a standalone entity any longer. While we often talk about Google Android and GNU/Linux as Unix system, they’re technically descended from Unix clones. This …

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How to Compute Md5sum Lists

Users of various Unix implementations including Linux and FreeBSD are probably used to seeing checksum numbers that correspond to the Md5sum or Sha256sum standards. You’ve probably downloaded an ISO and run the md5sum command on it to make sure that you’ve downloaded it right. These hex numbers are sums of …

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How to Change root Password on Linux

The root account has the ability to control anything on a Unix system, and Linux is no different. One has to use the passwd command to change Linux password data, and the same goes for root. Due to the special nature of this command, some precautions do apply. Notably, it’s …

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How to Add “Take Ownership” to the Right-Click Menu in Windows Explorer

Taking ownership of files and folders is no easy task. It is very tedious and if you change your system files a lot, this can prove to be a tiresome task. Why not simply add a “Take Ownership” button whenever you right click on any file/folder? In Windows operating system, …

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How to Try Unreleased Apps From Google’s Play Store

Trying new Android apps and games is always fun and opens new possibilities for your smartphone. But, don’t you think that trying unreleased apps from Google’s Play Store is even more interesting? If your answer is YES, this article is just for you. Here I will explain to you how …

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How To Run Multiple Accounts on Any Android App

Many of us use multiple accounts for some Android apps. Usually, we have one where we have fun with our friends, and the other, professional account, where we deal with customers. I am not blaming anyone for using more than one account. I understand why you don’t want your Friday’s …

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Fix: Nexus 5 Won’t Turn On

For the most part, Nexus devices have a reputation for being worth the money. Nexus models are typically equipped with high-powered features at an affordable price. But sometimes, switching focus to making the product more affordable will sacrifice the overall user experience. Back when Nexus 5 arrived in the fall of …

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