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How to Pick the Right Windows 10 Beta Channel

I never liked the idea of “rings” for beta releases — especially for Windows 10. I always thought it was easier for regular people to understand the concept of a beta when it was split into “channels,” much as you’d find in your favourite web browser, rather than a “fast”…

Why Does My Laptop Shut Down Instead Of Going To Sleep?

Why Does My Laptop Shut Down Instead Of Going To Sleep?

One of the most frustrating issues you can encounter with a device, usually your computer, is when it starts doing something it never did before. Typically, this is something you didn’t want it to do: It takes 15 more seconds to boot, it’s emitting some strange noise, or it is…

How To Find Out If Someone’s Secretly Been Using Your Computer

How To Find Out If Someone’s Secretly Been Using Your Computer

Now that we’re all sharing at-home working spaces with roommates, friends, and loved ones, it’s worth thinking a bit more about the security of your laptop or desktop computer. It can feel like a bit invasion of privacy when someone else uses your computer without your permission, especially if you…