New features that iOS 12.1 will bring to your iPhone, iPad & iWatch

New features that iOS 12.1 will bring to your iPhone, iPad & iWatch

The new version of the operating system for Apple's mobile devices, iOS 12, brings significant improvements and features. Although it was launched three weeks ago, Apple is already testing its next...
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Repair, Reset & Troubleshoot Windows Update errors in Windows 10

Repair, Reset & Troubleshoot Windows Update errors in Windows 10

The Windows 10 Update service enables the operating system to download and install the latest updates, along with bug fixes, security patches, and drivers. The Update Service is also the mechanism to...
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The operation of Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

The operation of Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

With Windows 10, automatic maintenance runs in the background whenever the computer becomes idle, including when you sleep, as long as there is power. By default the automatic maintenance checks for...
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Windows 10 Home versus Windows 10 Pro: What is the Difference?

Windows 10 Home versus Windows 10 Pro: What is the Difference?

Most new computers will come with Windows 10 Home, however Windows 10 Professional includes a couple of features that may interest you. Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home - Differences In this...
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Windows 10 forthcoming October 2018 Mail App Won’t Force You to Use Edge

Windows 10 forthcoming October 2018 Mail App Won’t Force You to Use Edge

Windows 10 Mail app used to open links in Microsoft Edge despite the browser’s settings. Of course, users did not embrace this feature warmly and Microsoft was faced with a some serious backlashing....
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Windows 10 and 7 support time-line changes: How they will now affect you

Windows 10 and 7 support time-line changes: How they will now affect you

Microsoft is changing how it supports Windows 7 and Windows 10 This change will allow businesses and schools to run a more mature, stable and secure version of Windows for longer without the...
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Microsoft have halted the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809)

Microsoft have halted the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809)

Headline: October 6th: Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update after reports of mass file deletion A number of users have reported that the October 2018 Update has removed  user profiles...
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Windows 10 October 2018 Version 1809 released by Microsoft

Windows 10 October 2018 Version 1809 released by Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1809 Microsoft officially released the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update on Tuesday the 2nd of October 2018. This is the sixth major update that Microsoft is...
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Apple Releases macOS 10.14 Mojave with dark mode, stacks, dynamic desktop and more

Apple Releases macOS 10.14 Mojave with dark mode, stacks, dynamic desktop and more

On Monday 24th September, Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14, to the public. Mojave is a free download for those that have a compatible Mac. Mojave can be downloaded from the Mac App Store, here is...
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Security: The value of Windows Updates

Security: The value of Windows Updates

When Microsoft launches a new version of Windows, online criminals quickly find vulnerable areas in the operating system and continue to do so for the lifetime of the version. To counter this,...
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Microsoft Windows 10 Defender: Finally Good Enough!

Microsoft Windows 10 Defender: Finally Good Enough!

Internet security is an increasing real life issue for all Windows based computer users. Gone are the early days when people only had to worry about 'viruses'. Today, ransomware, spyware, and various...
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Understanding the new Microsoft Edge Application Guard released with Windows 10 1803

Understanding the new Microsoft Edge Application Guard released with Windows 10 1803

Occasionally, for whatever reason, we browse parts of the web we know could be dangerous, where malicious pop-ups, ransomware or other malware could infect our PCs. While no (known) solution is...
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Apple whats coming with iOSs 12.1 features

New features that iOS 12.1 will bring to your iPhone, iPad & iWatch

The new version of the operating system for Apple's mobile devices, iOS 12, brings significant improvements and features. Although it was launched three weeks ago, Apple is already testing its next update; iOS12.1, with users on the beta release cycle. This new version will add ...
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Windows 10 Updates error fix troubleshoot and reset repair catalog

Repair, Reset & Troubleshoot Windows Update errors in Windows 10

The Windows 10 Update service enables the operating system to download and install the latest updates, along with bug fixes, security patches, and drivers. The Update Service is also the mechanism to obtain new features and offer Insider preview builds for testers. The update process ...
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Windows 10 Automatic Maintenance Features Options

The operation of Automatic Maintenance in Windows 10

With Windows 10, automatic maintenance runs in the background whenever the computer becomes idle, including when you sleep, as long as there is power. By default the automatic maintenance checks for errors to fix (via Windows Error Report), performs hard drive storage optimization, system diagnostics and ...
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Windows 10 Pro versus Windows 10 Home

Windows 10 Home versus Windows 10 Pro: What is the Difference?

Most new computers will come with Windows 10 Home, however Windows 10 Professional includes a couple of features that may interest you. Windows 10 Pro vs Windows 10 Home - Differences In this post we will explore the differences by three comparative tables being; 1)Basic ...
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Windows 10 Mail App with Edge

Windows 10 forthcoming October 2018 Mail App Won’t Force You to Use Edge

Windows 10 Mail app used to open links in Microsoft Edge despite the browser’s settings. Of course, users did not embrace this feature warmly and Microsoft was faced with a some serious backlashing. Here’s some good news about the October 2018 Update: Microsoft has completely ...
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microsoft windows Support Time Lline

Windows 10 and 7 support time-line changes: How they will now affect you

Microsoft is changing how it supports Windows 7 and Windows 10 This change will allow businesses and schools to run a more mature, stable and secure version of Windows for longer without the pressure of migrating computers to newer releases. This change follows an report ...
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Windows 10 October 2018 update version 1809 paused roll-out

Microsoft have halted the rollout of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809)

Headline: October 6th: Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update after reports of mass file deletion A number of users have reported that the October 2018 Update has removed  user profiles and some folders. Microsoft is actively investigating the issue, but the company has not ...
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Windows 10 October Release 2018 Version 1809

Windows 10 October 2018 Version 1809 released by Microsoft

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1809 Microsoft officially released the latest Windows 10 October 2018 Update on Tuesday the 2nd of October 2018. This is the sixth major update that Microsoft is rolling out for its desktop operating system with a new set of improvements ...
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macOS 10.14 Mojave Released - Apple

Apple Releases macOS 10.14 Mojave with dark mode, stacks, dynamic desktop and more

On Monday 24th September, Apple released macOS Mojave 10.14, to the public. Mojave is a free download for those that have a compatible Mac. Mojave can be downloaded from the Mac App Store, here is a direct link to the download. Mojave is compatible with ...
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Windows Updates: Security

Security: The value of Windows Updates

When Microsoft launches a new version of Windows, online criminals quickly find vulnerable areas in the operating system and continue to do so for the lifetime of the version. To counter this, Microsoft releases regular updates – via Windows Update – such as security updates ...
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Windows 10 Defender April 2018 Update

Microsoft Windows 10 Defender: Finally Good Enough!

Internet security is an increasing real life issue for all Windows based computer users. Gone are the early days when people only had to worry about 'viruses'. Today, ransomware, spyware, and various new forms of malicious software are considered (sadly) an everyday [normal scenario] threat ...
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Safer browsing using the MS Edge Application Guard

Understanding the new Microsoft Edge Application Guard released with Windows 10 1803

Occasionally, for whatever reason, we browse parts of the web we know could be dangerous, where malicious pop-ups, ransomware or other malware could infect our PCs. While no (known) solution is totally safe, Microsoft now has a free, specialized version of its Edge browser specifically designed ...
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Windows 7 and Windows 10 Compare

Windows 7 vs Windows 10: How do the operating systems compare?

History: Back in 2015, Windows 7 was superior to Windows 10 but not by a wide margin. Back then, Windows 7 was a mature operating system that ran software well, and in a predictable manner. It is now 2018. Now Windows 10 is overall better ...
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Windows to Mac data migration

How To Perform a data migration from a Windows Computer to a Mac

Owning a Mac does not require not having all of your Windows data and files. For the most part, all of your Windows user data, including documents, pictures, music, and videos, can make the journey to the Mac without too much trouble. Your Windows applications, ...
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Mac migration old to new methods

How To Perform a Mac System Migration from an old to new Mac

In case you have just purchased a new Mac, and you're upgrading from an older computer, you'll want all your documents and data to be available on the new machine. With the release of Mac OS X 10.3 "Panther" Apple offers a Migration Assistant, to ...
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old-ipad-to-new-ipad-transfer-guide

How to transfer data from your old iPad to your new iPad

Among the 9.7 inch or 12.9 inch iPad Pro, iPad Air or iPad mini, no matter which tablet you've got, after purchasing, doubtlessly, the first thing you need to do is to set up and activate your new iPad. Then transferring data like photos, videos, ...
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Windows 10 version 1803 Security Improvements

Windows 10 version 1803 Security Improvements

The Windows 10 version 1803 release (also known as the Windows 10 April 2018 Update) is redefining the way we think about security. This windows release offers improved identity and access control, cloud security integration, and containerization to improve the security without degrading the end ...
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Mac vs Windows - A Comparison Guide

Mac vs Windows – A Comparison Guide

This post is meant to give a comparison between Apple Macintosh computers and a PC running Microsoft Windows. A PC generally refers to a computer that runs on the Windows operating system. It is also defined as an IBM-compatible computer, thereby meaning that its architecture is ...
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How to restart Windows 10 - and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

How to restart Windows 10 – and how to activate and use Safe Mode?

If you have used Windows 10 for a while, you may have noticed that the old ways of booting into Safe Mode no longer work. By that, I mean trying things like pressing the F8 or the Shift + F8 keys on your keyboard while ...
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How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

How to uninstall Windows 10 and revert to Windows 7

Windows 10 has improved a lot since its initial release in 2015, but if you need, or just prefer, to use an older version of Windows  for software compatibility, it is still practical to to install Windows 7 - instead of Windows 10. Note that ...
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