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Report: Your phone number reveals more personal info than your name

Report: Your phone number reveals more personal info than your name

November 4, 2019 at 2:19 pm 0 comments

According to a recent New York Times article, your phone number has loads of personal information attached to it.  Quite often, websites and apps ask us for our phone number when logging in or creating an account. However, by using searching for your phone number on WhitePages.com, a hacker canRead More

Should I download Mario Kart Tour?

Should I download Mario Kart Tour?

November 4, 2019 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Nintendo’s latest mobile game Mario Kart Tour has landed on iOS and android and has already started splitting opinion. The Nintendo app already has impressive ratings of 4.5 and 4,8 on the Google Play Store and App Store respectively, but something still feels off about the smartphone game and thereRead More

Avast 2019 Review – FileHippo News

Avast 2019 Review – FileHippo News

November 4, 2019 at 12:59 pm 0 comments

Going online in 2019 can be a dangerous business. With huge new modern threats like ransomware bursting onto the scene in the last few years, it has become more important than ever to deploy a robust antivirus solution on all the devices you use to go online. Even if theRead More

What’s the big deal about the Google Pixel 4 smartphone?

What’s the big deal about the Google Pixel 4 smartphone?

November 4, 2019 at 12:58 pm 0 comments

We’ve known a lot about the Google Pixel 4 for quite some time as Google seemed content to leak all the finer details. We’ve known about the new dual camera unit on the back and we’ve had a solid idea about the front screen and interesting innovations like Google’s ProjectRead More

NordVPN Review – FileHippo News

NordVPN Review – FileHippo News

November 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

VPNs create a secure and encrypted tunnel between your PC and the servers the VPN providers have placed around the world. These tunnels even bypass your internet service provider meaning they can provide an extremely effective way of protecting your privacy online. If the company who provides your connection toRead More

Add Second Taskbar To Windows 10

Add Second Taskbar To Windows 10

November 4, 2019 at 6:34 am 0 comments

The taskbar in Windows operating system is customizable in many ways. You can pin websites, programs and folders, move the taskbar to any left, right, top or bottom (default location) of the screen, change the taskbar color, make the taskbar transparent, and more. If you like to pin tens ofRead More

How To Install Safari Browser On Windows 10

How To Install Safari Browser On Windows 10

October 25, 2019 at 11:50 am 0 comments

Safari is the default web browser on all Apple devices. Although most users now prefer using the Chrome browser, Safari still is a popular browser among Apple device users. If you often switch between Windows and Mac computers, you might want to use the Safari web browser when you areRead More

How To Add Additional Clocks To Windows 10

How To Add Additional Clocks To Windows 10

October 24, 2019 at 11:19 am 0 comments

If you often need to contact clients, friends, or relatives living in other countries, you might want to know their local time before calling them. While you can always use Google, Bing or any other search engine to figure out the local time of any place quickly, you can addRead More

How To Turn On Tab Freeze To Reduce Chrome Memory Usage

How To Turn On Tab Freeze To Reduce Chrome Memory Usage

October 22, 2019 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Hundreds of millions of computer and smartphone users are using the Google Chrome browser because it’s fast, offers intuitive user interface, and has thousands of apps and extensions. Most Chrome users are happy with the browser. However, some users often complain about excessive resource usage by Chrome. The team behindRead More

How To Change External Monitor Screen Resolution In Windows 10

How To Change External Monitor Screen Resolution In Windows 10

October 21, 2019 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

Screen resolution determines how texts and images appear on your screen. For sharp texts and clear images, it’s always advisable to use the recommended screen resolution. After connecting one or more external monitors to your Windows 10 computer, you might want to change the screen resolution of the connected externalRead More

How To Change External Monitor Brightness In Windows 10

How To Change External Monitor Brightness In Windows 10

October 18, 2019 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Windows 10 offers multiple options and settings to change the default settings of the second monitor. For instance, you can change the second monitor resolution with ease. However, there is no option to change the screen brightness of the second or third monitor connected to your laptop. If you areRead More

How To Use The OneDrive Personal Vault

How To Use The OneDrive Personal Vault

October 16, 2019 at 6:21 am 0 comments

Microsoft’s OneDrive is one of the widely used cloud storage services out there. OneDrive has many industry-standard security measures, including file encryption, ransomware detection and recovery, mass file deletion alert and recovery, and suspicious activity monitoring. In addition to the existing security features, Microsoft recently added a new security featureRead More

How To Change Google Chrome Language Back To English

How To Change Google Chrome Language Back To English

October 14, 2019 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

Many of the popular applications out there for the Windows operating system are available in multiple languages. Google Chrome is also available in over a hundred languages. After using the Chrome browser in a non-English language for a while, you might want to change Chrome’s display language (UI language) backRead More

Could Not Find The Recovery Environment

Could Not Find The Recovery Environment

October 13, 2019 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

Generally, Windows 10 PC users use the Reset this PC option when rest of the solutions fail to fix one or more issues. At times, however, the Reset PC operation itself fails to start with the “Could not find the recovery environment” error. The “Could not find the recovery environment.Read More

How To Reset Windows 10 Search From PowerShell

How To Reset Windows 10 Search From PowerShell

October 13, 2019 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Search is a core feature in modern computer and smartphone operating systems. Users use the search not only to launch apps and programs but also to find files and seek information. Microsoft has fine-tuned the search experience in recent versions of Windows 10. The start/taskbar search accuracy has got betterRead More

How To Rename Virtual Desktops In Windows 10

How To Rename Virtual Desktops In Windows 10

October 13, 2019 at 6:35 pm 0 comments

The virtual desktop is a largely underused feature of Windows 10. PC users who know how to use the virtual desktop and power users mostly use the virtual desktop feature. For the uninitiated, the Virtual desktop is a very common and well-known feature in Linux distributions. Virtual desktop makes itRead More

Windows 10 Doesn’t Automatically Connect To Wi-Fi

Windows 10 Doesn’t Automatically Connect To Wi-Fi

October 13, 2019 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

Usually, when you turn on your computer, Windows 10 automatically connects to your default Wi-Fi network. However, at times, Windows 10 might not automatically connect to your Wi-Fi network even if you have configured Windows 10 to automatically connect to a specific Wi-Fi network. I had been experiencing this issueRead More

Top Social Media Platforms You Should Always Know About.

Top Social Media Platforms You Should Always Know About.

October 13, 2019 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

Social Media platforms are more or less a part of our lives nowadays. People prefer staying updated with things around them. Social media helps them to stay updated not only on the things going on with the friend but it also has a lot of other important updates. When itRead More

Download Sandboxie Free For Windows 10

Download Sandboxie Free For Windows 10

October 13, 2019 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

Sandboxie application was quite popular among power PC users before Microsoft introduced Sandbox in Windows 10 with version 1903. As you likely know, version 1903 and later versions of Windows 10 ship with a new security feature called Windows Sandbox which lets you run applications in an isolated space. AlthoughRead More

Best Facebook Messenger Bots To Make Life Easier

Best Facebook Messenger Bots To Make Life Easier

October 13, 2019 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Facebook is one of the widely used social media platforms. Facebook chat was earlier used to have personal and group conversations which were similar to Whatsapp. Later Facebook made a standalone app called Facebook Messenger instead of Facebook chat. Messenger is currently used by over a billion people in 2017. PreviouslyRead More

How To Install Or Uninstall Notepad In Windows 10

How To Install Or Uninstall Notepad In Windows 10

October 13, 2019 at 5:51 pm 0 comments

The Notepad has been part of the Windows operating system for over three decades now. It’s been included in all versions of Windows operating system ever since it was introduced with Windows 1.0 back in 1985. Although Notepad has been part of the Windows operating system for over 30 years,Read More

How to Get Rid of Windows 10 Automatic Repair Loop [Solved]

How to Get Rid of Windows 10 Automatic Repair Loop [Solved]

October 13, 2019 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

There are a lot of problems with the Windows operating system. However, getting stuck in an Windows 10 Automatic Repair Loop is the most hated problem a Windows user might come across. It takes place after you’ve installed an update or software. While you are facing this issue, you won’t beRead More

How To Change Windows 10 Taskbar Size

How To Change Windows 10 Taskbar Size

October 13, 2019 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

Most PC users never need to change the size of the Windows 10 taskbar as the default size is ideal for the most. That said, some users might want to make the taskbar smaller or bigger. Before we tell you how to make the taskbar smaller or bigger, please noteRead More

AutoSave Is Disabled In Office Word, Excel Or PowerPoint

AutoSave Is Disabled In Office Word, Excel Or PowerPoint

October 13, 2019 at 5:19 pm 0 comments

AutoSave is a relatively new feature in Microsoft Office programs. Present in Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint programs, the AutoSave feature automatically saves your documents every few seconds, as you work on a file. While the AutoSave feature is fantastic and is enabled by default, many users often complain thatRead More

How To Customize Touchpad Gesture Action In Windows 10

How To Customize Touchpad Gesture Action In Windows 10

October 13, 2019 at 5:16 pm 0 comments

Windows 10 offers a bunch of useful touchpad gestures. On laptops equipped with a precision touchpad, you can enable and use all the touchpad gestures supported by Windows 10. Many users are not aware that they can customize the default actions of touchpad gestures on their Windows 10 laptops. ThatRead More

How To Make Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint Save Files Every Minute

How To Make Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint Save Files Every Minute

October 13, 2019 at 5:15 pm 0 comments

All recent versions of Microsoft Office programs come with a feature called AutoRecover. The AutoRecover feature (not to be confused with the AutoSave which also does the same job but only when working on a file saved to OneDrive), turned on by default, automatically saves Office documents that you areRead More