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Microsoft adds new cosmetic options to Windows Terminal
Windows Terminal windows laid over each other, each with different custom themes
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft adds new cosmetic options to Windows Terminal

Making the customisations requires a little programming knowledge but can be done easily and quickly to give Windows Terminal a completely new look
14 Sep 2022
Three critical vulnerabilities and one zero-day feature in Microsoft's September Patch Tuesday
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Security

Three critical vulnerabilities and one zero-day feature in Microsoft's September Patch Tuesday

Several issues in the monthly update require 'urgent' attention but September's Patch Tuesday only brings around half the fixes that came in August
14 Sep 2022
Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 review: Basic but brilliant
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Laptops

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 review: Basic but brilliant

A high-quality, compact laptop that’s well suited to life on the move – for undemanding needs
13 Sep 2022
A breakdown of iOS 16's security features
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Security

A breakdown of iOS 16's security features

Digital passkeys, faster security updates and a 15-minute window to fix or recall iMessages and emails
12 Sep 2022
How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11
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Microsoft Windows

How to check if your PC is compatible with Windows 11

Find out if your PC is ready for the brave new world of Windows 11 with this guide.
5 Sep 2022
How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to downgrade from Windows 11 to Windows 10

Are you missing Windows 10? Here’s how to get it back if you’re regretting your Windows 11 upgrade
5 Sep 2022
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
5 Sep 2022
How to move the Start Menu in Windows 11 to where it belongs
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Microsoft Windows

How to move the Start Menu in Windows 11 to where it belongs

…and other tips to make Windows 11 feel like Windows 10
5 Sep 2022
LG Gram 16 (2022) review: Slim, light and extremely impressive
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Laptops

LG Gram 16 (2022) review: Slim, light and extremely impressive

This laptop's incredible lightweight design mixes with great ergonomic quality to create a true contender
5 Sep 2022
Satellite internet support heading to Android 14
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Network & Internet

Satellite internet support heading to Android 14

The teased news would represent a major milestone for connectivity, and open up a new range of network benefits
2 Sep 2022
How to turn on Bluetooth for Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to turn on Bluetooth for Windows 10

A step by step guide to turning on Bluetooth in Windows 10 and easily connect your keyboard, mouse, headphones, or printer
24 Aug 2022
Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts
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Mobile

Google urges Apple to embrace RCS as standard, ditch SMS for Android texts

#GetTheMessage seeks to create viral pressure on Apple, with Google shaming its competitor for clinging to standards from which the rest of the market…
10 Aug 2022
Malware operators abusing Windows shortcuts to bypass VBA macro block
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exploits

Malware operators abusing Windows shortcuts to bypass VBA macro block

The likes of Emotet and Qakbot, as well as Russia-linked state-sponsored hackers, have all pivoted to the new infection technique
5 Aug 2022
How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD
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operating systems

How to move Windows 10 from your old hard drive to SSD

The move to a solid-state drive will transform your Windows experience
28 Jul 2022
Best Linux distros 2022
The best Linux distros
operating systems

Best Linux distros 2022

Whether it's for desktop, server or security, there's bound to be a Linux distro for you
25 Jul 2022
How to add a printer to macOS
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operating systems

How to add a printer to macOS

Everything you need to know about connecting a printer to an Apple computer via cable, Wi-Fi or IP address
22 Jul 2022
Mysterious MacOS spyware discovered using public cloud storage as its control server
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malware

Mysterious MacOS spyware discovered using public cloud storage as its control server

Researchers have warned that little is known about the 'CloudMensis' malware, including how it is distributed and who is behind it
22 Jul 2022
Dell’s XPS 13 Plus becomes first Ubuntu 22.04-ready laptop
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operating systems

Dell’s XPS 13 Plus becomes first Ubuntu 22.04-ready laptop

The device is the latest result of Dell and Canonical’s ten-year Project Sputnik, which aims to create high-end Dell systems with Ubuntu preinstalled
21 Jul 2022
How to make a printer shortcut in Windows 10
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Microsoft Windows

How to make a printer shortcut in Windows 10

Quickly checking printer settings and the print tray just got a bit easier with these simple steps
18 Jul 2022
How to take a screenshot on MacOS
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operating systems

How to take a screenshot on MacOS

We run you through the various ways to take a screenshot on MacOS, including how to capture tricky areas like the menu and touch bars
18 Jul 2022
Command Prompt Windows 10: What is it and how does it work?
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Microsoft Windows

Command Prompt Windows 10: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
15 Jul 2022
Microsoft bifurcates channel chief role following partner backlash
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channel

Microsoft bifurcates channel chief role following partner backlash

The move comes a week ahead of the company's annual partner conference
15 Jul 2022
Chrome OS Flex turns old PCs and Macs into Chromebooks
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operating systems

Chrome OS Flex turns old PCs and Macs into Chromebooks

The OS is aimed at businesses that want a universal operating system without having to splash out on new hardware
15 Jul 2022
Microsoft testing fresh UI for the Windows 11 taskbar
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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft testing fresh UI for the Windows 11 taskbar

A minor U-turn sees the developer experimenting with new search icons on the taskbar, alongside widget notification badges, and a Camera app
14 Jul 2022