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# techguide - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Here's how you can unlock your computer using just your phone
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Here's how you can unlock your computer using just your phone

Aug 19th 2015, 12:05 PM 14,387 Views 5 Comments

Provided you have the right devices, it’s possible.

# techguide - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

What do you do when your phone won't turn on?
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What do you do when your phone won't turn on?

Aug 12th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,549 Views 36 Comments

There could be a number of reasons, but don’t just assume it’s no longer working.

# techguide - Monday 10 August, 2015

Your phone has a music on/off timer that you might not know about
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Your phone has a music on/off timer that you might not know about

Aug 10th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,737 Views 7 Comments

Handy for when you want to doze off.

# techguide - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Who will look after your Facebook when you die?
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Who will look after your Facebook when you die?

Aug 5th 2015, 12:00 PM 19,338 Views 23 Comments

The new feature was rolled out last month. Have you filled it in yet?

# techguide - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

How many places is your Facebook account logged in? Be careful...
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How many places is your Facebook account logged in? Be careful...

Jul 29th 2015, 12:16 PM 14,455 Views 10 Comments

There may be a few devices you’ve easily forgotten about.

# techguide - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Should you bother ejecting a USB drive properly?
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Should you bother ejecting a USB drive properly?

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:16 PM 24,753 Views 18 Comments

You’re regularly nagged about it when you don’t but is it any harm to just take it out manually?

# techguide - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Sleep, hibernate or shut down: which one is the right option for your laptop?
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Sleep, hibernate or shut down: which one is the right option for your laptop?

Jul 15th 2015, 3:00 PM 20,897 Views 14 Comments

Each one has its own pros and cons.

# techguide - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Here's how to remove apps from your phone the right way
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Here's how to remove apps from your phone the right way

Jul 8th 2015, 12:28 PM 66,971 Views 28 Comments

If you’re going to free up space, you may as well make sure you’re freeing up as much space as possible.

# techguide - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode
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Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode

Jul 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 13,439 Views 9 Comments

Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.

# techguide - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

How to get your computer to shut up when it starts playing videos you don't want to watch
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How to get your computer to shut up when it starts playing videos you don't want to watch

Jun 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 11,386 Views 7 Comments

Because sometimes you’ll need a bit of peace and quiet.

# techguide - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Ever wonder how much time you actually spend using apps? Here's how you find out
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Ever wonder how much time you actually spend using apps? Here's how you find out

Jun 17th 2015, 12:04 PM 7,962 Views 4 Comments

It’s likely you have a good idea what the answer is, but how much time do you really spend using them?

# techguide - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This is how you can create text shortcuts on your smartphone
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This is how you can create text shortcuts on your smartphone

Jun 10th 2015, 12:16 PM 8,312 Views 7 Comments

Because autocorrect doesn’t cover every word you want to type (or the shrug emoticon).

# techguide - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Ever wonder why your keyboard is typing the wrong symbols? This is why
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Ever wonder why your keyboard is typing the wrong symbols? This is why

Jun 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 86,369 Views 23 Comments

Give me a @… no, no, that’s a #.

# techguide - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Is your phone overheating regularly? Here's how you can fix it
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Is your phone overheating regularly? Here's how you can fix it

May 27th 2015, 12:01 PM 100,123 Views 32 Comments

If it’s happening often, it’s recommended you fix it asap.

# techguide - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Finding it difficult to look at your screen? Why not invert its colours
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Finding it difficult to look at your screen? Why not invert its colours

May 20th 2015, 12:00 PM 10,440 Views 6 Comments

At the very least, it will give your eyes a bit of a rest.

# techguide - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Are you using your phone's voice features to its fullest?
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Are you using your phone's voice features to its fullest?

May 13th 2015, 12:21 PM 13,958 Views 6 Comments

If not, using it for the right situations can speed up the more mundane tasks you use your phone for.

# techguide - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy
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If you're using Chrome, this password add-on may come in handy

May 6th 2015, 12:39 PM 12,321 Views 6 Comments

If you place more importance on your Google accounts than other accounts, that is.

# techguide - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

There's a way to download free iPhone apps without using your password
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There's a way to download free iPhone apps without using your password

Apr 29th 2015, 12:16 PM 12,743 Views 8 Comments

Provided you have the latest version of iOS installed.

# techguide - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power
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These are the reasons your smartphone keeps running out of battery power

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 29,063 Views 22 Comments

Nothing lasts forever, but you can make your battery last longer before you need to charge it.

# techguide - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Too many photos on your phone? Here's how to filter through them quickly
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Too many photos on your phone? Here's how to filter through them quickly

Apr 15th 2015, 12:18 PM 17,395 Views 10 Comments

If the idea of wading through your photos is too much of a task, there are ways to speed things up a little.

# techguide - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Being overwhelmed by app notifications? Here's what you can do...
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Being overwhelmed by app notifications? Here's what you can do...

Apr 8th 2015, 4:05 PM 15,026 Views 8 Comments

All apps want to alert you to new updates, but not all of them are important.

# techguide - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

This is how you keep your data usage under control
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This is how you keep your data usage under control

Apr 1st 2015, 12:04 PM 23,387 Views 43 Comments

Especially if you have a limited plan and don’t want to pay extra.

# techguide - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Don't want sites tracking your activity? Here's how you can ask them to stop
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Don't want sites tracking your activity? Here's how you can ask them to stop

Mar 25th 2015, 12:02 PM 15,859 Views 11 Comments

And it’s an option that’s available on all major browsers.

# techguide - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control
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Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control

Mar 18th 2015, 12:02 PM 9,130 Views 11 Comments

Having the web at your fingertips can be the best/worst thing in your life, but you can take control of it.

# techguide - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Here's how you can find any of your old tweets
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Here's how you can find any of your old tweets

Mar 11th 2015, 6:06 PM 7,761 Views 3 Comments

It’s easier than you think.

# techguide - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

How do you record something that's happening on your phone (without a second camera)?
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How do you record something that's happening on your phone (without a second camera)?

Feb 25th 2015, 7:20 PM 27,450 Views 17 Comments

Because sometimes a screenshot just isn’t enough.

# techguide - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Here's how to set up strong antivirus protection on your computer
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Here's how to set up strong antivirus protection on your computer

Feb 18th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,348 Views 56 Comments

Because a good choice will go a long way.

# techguide - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Here's how you can get more out of your Chromecast
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Here's how you can get more out of your Chromecast

Feb 11th 2015, 12:00 PM 39,649 Views 39 Comments

It’s a handy device, but there are other features included that you might not be aware of.

# techguide - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Here's how you can properly clean up your browser history
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Here's how you can properly clean up your browser history

Feb 4th 2015, 12:00 PM 20,242 Views 14 Comments

It’s handy to refer back to, but what if there are certain things you want to remove?

# techguide - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Here's how you can quickly clean your device*
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Here's how you can quickly clean your device*

Jan 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 21,434 Views 10 Comments

*in software terms, that is.

# techguide - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Here's how you can create your own micro-apps on your iPhone
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Here's how you can create your own micro-apps on your iPhone

Jan 21st 2015, 12:17 PM 8,202 Views 3 Comments

Workflow allows you to create custom tasks on your iPhone by combining actions from existing apps.

# techguide - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

YouTube videos taking too long to load up? This may make things more bearable
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YouTube videos taking too long to load up? This may make things more bearable

Jan 14th 2015, 12:00 PM 15,519 Views 8 Comments

A slow connection can make watching YouTube videos a pain, but there are plugins that can help.

# techguide - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Use Facebook Messenger often? Here are some features that will come in handy
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Use Facebook Messenger often? Here are some features that will come in handy

Jan 7th 2015, 12:01 PM 15,237 Views 9 Comments

Despite the criticisms, Facebook Messenger has a number of handy features that you may not be aware of.

# techguide - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Like to start the year feeling more relaxed? These apps can help
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Like to start the year feeling more relaxed? These apps can help

Dec 31st 2014, 12:07 PM 11,683 Views 4 Comments

Because we could all do with some peace of mind.

# techguide - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Want to track Santa's progress today? Here's how
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Want to track Santa's progress today? Here's how

Dec 24th 2014, 11:00 AM 10,267 Views 9 Comments

We have the technology!

# techguide - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options
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Looking for a good night's sleep? Here are your options

Dec 17th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,903 Views 22 Comments

For when you’ve run out of Dreamy Sleepy Nighty Snoozy-Snooze.

# techguide - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Not using your tablet as often as you would like? Turn it into a second display
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Not using your tablet as often as you would like? Turn it into a second display

Dec 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 12,471 Views 3 Comments

It’s always handy to have a second screen for your laptop or computer, and using your tablet is an inexpensive way of doing this.

# techguide - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Here are the WhatsApp features you may not have known about
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Here are the WhatsApp features you may not have known about

Dec 3rd 2014, 12:00 PM 22,479 Views 16 Comments

One of the most popular messaging apps out there has a number of features hidden away.

# techguide - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Here are the new Android Lollipop features you should know about
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Here are the new Android Lollipop features you should know about

Nov 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 13,233 Views 21 Comments

The update from Google is packed with a wide variety of new features and ideas that will make thing much easier for you.

# techguide - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

These are the keyboard shortcuts that you will find useful
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These are the keyboard shortcuts that you will find useful

Nov 19th 2014, 12:09 PM 23,309 Views 28 Comments

Because there are more useful ones than Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V.