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Updating Firefox

With the amount of users switching off of Internet Explorer I felt a tutorial on how to update Firefox would be handy. Here's how:Open Firefox settings by clicking the dropdown menu at the top. Locate Help>About Firefox.This screen will automatically ...

Facebook: Stop Videos from Automatically Playing

Since Facebook's newest 'upgrade' all posted videos have been set to automatically begin playing as you scroll past them on your feed. Many users, including myself have found this incredibly irritating. Here is how to fix it: First right click your ...

Keyloggers – What are they and should I be worried?

 Keyloggers are a large problem online, and usually target users of open access computers, but can really effect anyone. A keylogger is simply software (can technically also be hardware) that tracks all entered keystrokes into a machine. This is so ...

Windows 8 – Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 8 and 8.1 introduced a ton of new keyboard shortcuts, and kept a few old ones around. Here are ones that I feel get used by most users everyday. There may be a few you didn't know: ALT+ Spacebar-  Opens ...

Remove: Proudly Powered by WordPress

The most common free wordpress themes add a footer note that says 'Proudly Powered by Wordpress'. I will show you how to remove this, using the 'TwentyElevyn' theme as my example.To remove this simply go into Appearance> Editor. Now find ...

Adding WordPress Titles to Your Menu – Non Hyperlinked

Trying to build a menu structure on WordPress but cant seem to add titles to drop down menu options without them being hyperlinked.This functionality was never built in in an obvious way but here is how:First add a Link to ...

Weekend Tip: I keep getting É instead of Question Mark

 Hitting a key and getting something you weren't expecting is a very common and annoying problem. With this issue, hitting CTRL+SHIFT (press CTRL first and while holding press SHIFT) will fix the issue, sometimes you will need to do this twice. Cheers and Good ...

Windows 8 – Creating a Restore Point

Creating a Restore Point is probably the most useful thing you can do on a computer, yet most people don't know the feature even exists. Restore points can be used as a backup for if your PC ever stops working ...

Windows 8.1 N – What is the difference?

A lot of new laptops are shipping right from the manufacturer with Windows 8.1 N edition. Most of the people assume the N stands for an upgraded version. It does not. It actually means that the following products were removed ...

Blackberry – Setting Up Mobile Hotspot

Most Blackberry users have no idea how to use their Mobile HotSpot or even that they have it in the first place. What it does is create a wireless signal using your phone's data to connect other devices to the ...