How to Remotely Access Files on Windows 10 From Anywhere

There are many ways to remotely access your computer when you’re away from home.Having remote access to your computer or files from anywhere means you never have to worry again about forgetting an important file. You can travel lightly and also do business from just about anywhere you have an Internet connection. Here are several ways to access your files from the road ... and even remotely co...
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Privacy Matters! 5 Apps That Keep Your Data Safe and Private

If you are serious about protecting your privacy, you need to use the right apps to do it. You can’t rely on the Microsofts and Apples of the world. Switch to one of these apps guaranteed to keep your data safe from spies. A lot of apps are snooping on what you are doing. Google is known to read your mails, and some cloud storage providers even delete files that they think might be illegal. As fo...
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Firefox Quantum Arrives to Challenge Google Chrome

Did you ditch Firefox a while ago after feeling that it was slowing down compared to rival browsers like Chrome? Mozilla is determined to win you back. As promised, it just released Firefox Quantum (aka Firefox 57) -- and it promises to be much faster than you're used to. The company claims its newest browser is over twice as fast as the version from 6 months ago thanks to both a new, mu...
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Windows Media Player Disappeared? Get It Back!

Microsoft isn’t quite as bad as Google when it comes to trashing much-loved apps, features, and services, but lately the company seems to be moving in that direction. In 2017, we saw the demise of Microsoft Live Essentials and the first hints that Microsoft Paint might be coming to an end. Now, with the release of the Fall Creators Update, Windows Media Player has fallen by the wayside. It goes m...
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How to Show Hidden Files in Windows 10 and Previous

By default, Microsoft Windows 10 hides certain files from view when you explore them on your hard drive. This protects important files from being deleted so that the system isn’t damaged. If you’re the geeky type, you’ll want to be able to view all files all the time. Follow these steps to show hidden files.The hidden AppData/Roaming folder holds tons of app-settings files you might want to mo...
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6 Safety Tips to Protect Your Kids From Catfishing and Other Online Threats

Your kids are old enough to go online. You’ve kept a close eye on things so far, and you’re still using the parental controls, but some free time is required. The homework is all done, and just like their friends, your offspring want to hit a social network.Well, just hold it there. There are several threats to children going online for the first time, supervised or otherwise.Before you le...
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Your WhatsApp Isn’t Secure! Here’s What You Need to Do

One of the most popular messaging services out there with over a billion users, WhatsApp has been reigning the monarch since the last few years. With the introduction of end-to-end encryption in 2016, WhatsApp made sure that the message details do not fall into wrong hands. But then, that’s not the end of the bargain. There are many steps that we, as users, should take to make it more secure.T...
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Wi-Fi vs. Z-Wave: What’s the Difference and Where Does It Matter?

When you see the Wi-Fi label on a box in the electronics section of your local big box store, you know what it means. We’ve had years to watch wireless internet spread to college campuses, libraries, airports, and every corner of our homes.But some devices have a different label: Z-Wave. What’s that all about?The two have something in common. Wi-Fi and Z-Wave are both wireless networks, an...
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You Can Still Upgrade to Windows 10 for Free… If You’re Quick

If you haven’t yet switched to Windows 10, either by upgrading your current PC or by buying a new one, it’s not too late to do so for free. That is if you’re reading this before the end of 2017, when Microsoft has decided to end free Windows 10 upgrades for good. So, you’d best act quickly…The free Windows 10 upgrade offer may technically be over, but it isn’t 100% gone. Microsoft still provid...
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Learn These Tips to Solve Battery Issues on Apple and Windows Devices

A battery isn’t just a battery — it has its own nature and characteristics. That’s why managing your battery’s life depends on the type of battery it is. For instance, the two more popular kinds rechargeable batteries these days are Lithium-Ion and Lithium-Polymer. The older Nickel-Cadmium are obsolete. One thing is constant: a battery goes through a certain number of discharge cycles before you ...
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