Tutorial: How to print Christmas labels

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At this time of year, I seem to help at least one person with this problem every day: how to take a list of addresses, and print them out onto labels. So as an early Christmas present I will show you the easiest way to get the job done. It might seem a bit complicated, but if you follow each … Read More

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How to lock your iPhone or iPad screen to a specific app

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If you have young kids, you no doubt know that an iPhone or iPad screen is an easy way to keep them occupied. But can you trust them to handle your gadget without accidentally emailing your boss or phoning all of your contacts? Fortunately, you can lock your screen to a single app. This lets your child use their favourite game … Read More

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How to check if your Lenovo has the Superfish adware

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Lenovo superfish

It has been reported this week that Lenovo has been installing hidden malware on the computers they sell. Since September, users of new Lenovo computers have claimed that adverts were appearing unexpectedly in their Internet search results. Security experts have confirmed the presence of Superfish, a program pre-installed on some Lenovo computers, that inserts adverts into web pages such as Google search … Read More

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Use iCloud Photo Library to free up space on your iPhone

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Do you find your iPhone is so full of photos that you don’t know what to do with them? The latest software for your iPhone, iOS 8 has a brand new iCloud feature to help you cope with all your pictures. iCloud Photo Library beta stores all your photos in iCloud, so that every photo you take is shared between your … Read More

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In-App Purchases: How to prevent your kids spending money

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Apps that appear to be free, but end up costing money, aren’t popular with parents. Games such as Candy Crush Saga allow kids to get further in a game by spending anything from 69p to £69.99. Fortunately it’s easy for you to lock down your iPad or iPhone and make it much more difficult for your children to make in-app purchases. Turning … Read More

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Stop what you’re doing and make a Backup

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Backup external hard drive

If the computer in front of you were to stop working completely, what would you lose? All too often I am called out to repair computers, only to find that important data has been lost. Files that have been built up over the years have been lost in the blink of an eye. When repairing a computer, backing up is … Read More

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