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The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery DrainAt Overthought, Scotty Loveless gives eight steps to getting longer life from iPad and iPhone batteries 7 Ways To Improve Battery Life on Windows 8 Tablets & LaptopsMakeUseOf gives steps for longer battery life on Windows 8 devices What is two-step authentication?Two-step authentication helps protect your account from […]

Bad stumble by Microsoft in latest Windows updates

The August version of the monthly Windows updates and patches has turned out to be a real mess. Some systems got bricked by the first release, which Microsoft then had to withdraw entirely. Then a second version was released but it has bugs. At this stage, it looks wise to avoid installing any of the […]

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Best Free PC GamesDo you like computer games? Here are the 10 best free ones from 2013 as chosen by TechSupportAlert The ABCs of the Internet of ThingsYou’ve heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it […]

Monday links

Microsoft cybersecurity exec declares the password deadThe password is dead. That’s the message from John Proctor, Microsoft’s vice president of global cybersecurity, who wrote a blog post on the subject this week—Emily Parkhurst at TechFlash 5 ways computer security has truly advancedSecurity isn’t all gloom and doom. Amid the progress today, these four developments in […]

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How To Enter The BIOS On Your ComputerAt MakeUseOf, Tina Sieber explains how to access the BIOS settings in a number of different PCs A collection of default router passwordsIf you ever need to find out the default password for a router, try this link Do You Really Need a Surge ProtectorWhy are surge protectors […]