A Windows 10 bug that's been around for years can corrupt your hard drive. What you need to know A "nasty" Windows vulnerability can corrupt a hard drive when someone looks at a specific line of code. The bug has been exploitable since the Windows 10 April 2018 Update. Microsoft is working on a fix for the issue. A "nasty" NTFS vulnerability in Windows 10 has … [Read more...] about 'Nasty' Windows 10 bug can corrupt a hard drive by you looking at a file
Microsoft has a new look for Teams, including an improved dark theme and Fluent icons. What you need to know Microsoft Teams has a refreshed look rolling out to public preview users. The refreshed look includes adjusted dark mode colors and drop shadows between panels. The new colors are in public preview now, but the other changes start shipping in … [Read more...] about Refreshed look for Microsoft Teams rolling out in public preview
If the Windows 10 Meet Now feature isn't for you, we'll show you three ways to disable the integration in this guide. Since the May 2020 Update, Windows 10 includes a new feature called "Meet Now" that is part of the Skype platform. The feature appears as a camera button in the notification area of the taskbar, which you can use to quickly set up a video chat with family and … [Read more...] about You can get rid of Meet Now on Windows 10 – here's how.
If the computer doesn't have a sticker with its model number information, in this guide, we'll show you the different methods to query this data on Windows 10. On Windows 10, knowing the model number of your computer can be useful in many scenarios. For instance, when you have to upgrade a component (such as memory, hard drive, display, and power supply), the model number … [Read more...] about Yes, you can check PC model number on Windows 10, and here's how.
Some people think iPhones never get viruses. In fact they do, but it's very rare. If you think there's a virus on your iPhone, you might be right, but it's more likely that you're seeing a misbehaving app - which might be trying to convince you that iOS is infected just so it can redirect you to a dodgy URL or page on the App Store for a 'fix'. If you're convinced … [Read more...] about How to remove a virus from an iPhone or iPad
Given how bulky the Messages app can get, it's a good idea to have the occasional text clear-out to make space on your iPhone. There's even an option in Messages to automatically delete messages after a specified amount of time. So what happens if you accidentally delete an important message? Well, with a little luck you can probably get it back. In this article we walk … [Read more...] about How to recover deleted text messages on iPhone
If you're looking to get your hands on a new SIM deal with a different network, you may find that your iPhone is locked to your current carrier or network provider. The good news is it's usually easy to unlock an iPhone. You should be able to get your network to unlock your iPhone for you; often the company will do it for free. In fact, you might even be able to … [Read more...] about How to unlock an iPhone
In order to keep our wireless networks safe from intruders we are encouraged to change our default passwords, replacing them with long, impossible to guess choices. That’s great from a security point of view, but it can be nightmare if you forget or mislay them. Thankfully, your devices will store the logins for all of the wireless networks you connect to -- including those … [Read more...] about How to quickly view and recover forgotten Wi-Fi passwords in Windows
Apple has big plans for the MacBook Pro in 2021 with a redesign expected that is expected to see the 13in MacBook Pro become the 14in MacBook Pro. There are many more new features coming to the range, including Apple's M1 chip (which has already made an appearance in the entry-level models) and new screen technology. There are also reports that we could see the … [Read more...] about New MacBook Pro 2021 release date, 14in redesign, price & specs