How To Disable Suggested Apps In The Start Menu In Windows 10

As Windows 10 gains in popularity, the Microsoft Store continues to grow and increase the number of apps available. In the new Windows 10 Start Menu, you may have noticed some suggested apps by Microsoft. These aren't apps you have installed, but they still appear in your Start Menu because Microsoft thinks you should check [...]

By | 2017-04-02T10:44:20+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Categories: Tech Tips, Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Review: MPow Thor Bluetooth Headphones

For the past few weeks I've had the opportunity to review the MPow Thor Bluetooth Headphones, and I'm quite impressed with them, especially given their entry-level pricing at less than $40. This headset offers both wireless and wired connectivity, along with 8 hours of battery life. While they don’t offer active noise cancellation, the headset [...]

By | 2017-04-01T12:19:04+00:00 April 1st, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How to Improve iOS 10 Battery Life

Apple has had iOS 10 available for a while now, and after it first launched there has been many complaints about iOS 10 battery life.  Apple just launched iOS 10.3 and after updating I was still experiencing horrible battery life with my iPhone 6S Plus. Your experience might be slightly different, but hopefully some suggestions [...]

By | 2017-03-29T10:38:00+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Mobile, Tech Tips|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How To Disable Notification Ads In Windows 10 Creators Update

With the launch of the Windows 10 Creators Update coming soon, users will start to see notification ads after they update. These ads inform you about various Windows features and appear as normal desktop notifications. For example, you might see a notification telling you to set up Cortana. Like other notifications, they’re also stored in [...]

By | 2017-04-02T10:48:45+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Tech Tips, Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Disable Ads In File Explorer In Windows 10 Creators Update

While Windows 10 has been out for a while now, in recent months, we've started to see Microsoft push advertisements to the end users in various ways. Most of these ads started with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update and included ads in the Start menu, taskbar popups, notifications and on the Lock Screen. Now that [...]

By | 2017-04-02T10:50:15+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Tech Tips, Windows|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How To Reset All Windows Security Settings To Default In Windows 10

If you recently tried applying a Group Policy or Local Policy in Windows and are having odd side effects, or notice the policy doesn't seem to be working as expected, you can try to reset / restore your local security policy settings to default in Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. I recently tried [...]

Review: Mesqool Digital Projection Alarm Clock

Over that past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to review the Mesqool Digital Projection Alarm Clock with a 1.8" LED display, AM/FM radio, USB charging, dual alarm, and battery backup. The projection feature of this alarm clock allows you to display the time on your wall or ceiling which makes it easier to see [...]

By | 2017-03-18T21:12:07+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Run PlayOnLinux as root on Kali Linux

PlayOnLinux is a Linux application that is based on Wine, which let's you install Microsoft Windows programs on Linux. It runs on Bash and Python and is free to download and install. The initial install of PlayOnLinux is easy since it can be found in the repository, but you'll have to do some tweaking if [...]

By | 2017-03-17T08:53:58+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Categories: Linux|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Review: Dodocool Bluetooth Headphones Earbuds

Over the past few weeks, I've had the opportunity to review the Dodocool Bluetooth Headphones and I was very impressed with the sound quality and features you get for an entry level price. These headphones are a sport style headphone with the wire resting on the back of your neck. They include multiple tips to [...]

By | 2017-03-15T08:57:19+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |0 Comments