Enhance your router with OpenWRT

If you think your wireless router is only good enough to dish out IP addresses to connected devices around your house, you need to infuse new life into it with the …

How to use two VPNs on one device

Installing your first VPN gets you all kinds of benefits. You’re more protected when you access public Wi-Fi, you can unblock Netflix and hundreds of other sites, and go torrenting in …

How to make Windows 11 look like Windows 7

Windows 11 not only brought a great new selection of features, tools and apps, but also a completely new look. The redesign introduced by Microsoft is not to everyone’s tastes though. …

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How to start crowdfunding

When you’ve decided upon the type of funding you’d like to use, you need to find a funding website or platform that supports it. This can appear daunting, because there’s an …

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How to clean up your Windows PC with an anti-malware tool

Life has a number of unfortunate ‘sinking feeling’ moments where your stomach feels like it’s in freefall, rapidly plummeting into the depths of your torso – and one of those you …

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How to clean an Instant Pot: top tips for keeping your multi-cooker spotless

Creating delicious meals from scratch every evening, and impressing your family and friends with your culinary delights is certainly rewarding, but spending hours on end slaving over a hot stove can …

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How to reset AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max

Once you figure out how to do it, it’s simple to reset your Apple AirPods or AirPods Pro. It’s so simple, in fact, that Apple doesn’t even tell you how to …

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Watching Paralympics 2020 on Peacock TV: free coverage, devices and cost explained

To keep up with the increasing popularity of the Paralympic Games, coverage providers are upping their game this year – but what about Peacock TV? This page will tell you how …

Google Meet breakout rooms

How to use Google Meet breakout rooms

Google Meet is a popular choice of video conferencing software that gives groups—from business teams to teachers and students—an effective way of collaborating remotely. To enhance team work, some versions of …

How to clean your Apple AirPods (2019)

How to clean your Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro

Worried about keeping your Apple AirPods clean? Apple’s true wireless earbuds are designed as a handy everyday companion – whether you’re using  them in the gym, on your commute, or just …

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How to watch the Gamescom 2021 Xbox showcase

It’s been a pretty good year for Xbox fans, and it may continue to be thanks to Gamescom 2021. The release of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles …

How to test your VPN kill switch: a beginner's guide

How to test your VPN kill switch: a beginner’s guide

Using a VPN normally directs all your web traffic through a secure encrypted tunnel, protecting it from snoopers. But what if your VPN connection drops? Your device might switch to a …

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How to photograph the Blue Moon, giant planets and Milky Way this weekend

Are you ready to capture a rare ‘Blue Moon’ with two giant planets, then your own home galaxy?  Both astrophotography and night-scape photography have boomed in recent years as camera sensors …