Gone are the days of bulky TV sets with even bulkier antennas. This is the age when televisions can do more than what they were initially designed for. Android TV is one of the latest forms of home entertainment today, and it can do more than simple programming and broadcasting. With Android TVs, you can play games, install applications, post updates, watch YouTube videos, and browse the internet on the big screen. Since most televisions are now connected to the Internet, the need for data protection and internet security has only grown stronger. Whenever you use your television to access the Internet, it becomes vulnerable to online threats, such as data theft, online snooping and malware infection. One way to protect your Android TV from these risks is by routing your connection through a reliable VPN. However, setting up a VPN on Android TV box is not as easy as […]

Microsoft has rolled out lots of updates and improvements to Windows 10. One is related to Xbox. In case you didn’t know, Windows 10 comes with the Xbox app, which is really handy for gamers. Unfortunately, it seems that the recent update is giving users a hard time signing into their Xbox accounts. When trying to sign in, users often see the dreaded 0x409 error message: “We are unable to sign you in at the moment. Try again later.” Now, if you are a fan of Xbox, this can be very devastating. However, fret not because we know how to get rid of the error 0x409 on Windows 10 and other Xbox app sign-in problems. 6 Xbox App Problems in Windows 10 Although the most common problem users have is not being able to sign into their Xbox app on their Windows 10 computers, others reported the following Xbox-related issues: […]

Samsung is at the forefront of developing powerful devices, and Samsung S9 and Samsung S9+ are not exceptions. These new flagship devices from the Samsung line were released a couple of months agond their impressive hardware took the Android world by storm. Here we’ll discuss several ways to fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi calling issues. These methods have been used by other users before and have been proven to fix these calling problems. How to Fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi Calling Issues Making and receiving calls is one of the most basic functions of a phone. If your device can’t make or receive calls, then what’s the point of having it in the first place? This major problem was noticed by Samsung users after they had installed the latest Android updates. Check out these DIY methods to fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi calling issues every affected Samsung user should try before calling in […]

When your Mac is having a hard time finding a bootable operating system, what it usually does is it displays the flashing question mark on your screen. It’s your Mac’s way of crying out for help. In most cases, your Mac boots quickly enough that you will never notice the flashing question mark. Then again, there are instances when you find the dreaded icon, either for a short time before finishing the startup process or it just appears stuck, waiting for you to do something. Here’s what you should know to find a solution to the problem: While the icon is flashing on your screen, your Mac is actually checking your system for any available disk it can use to boot your OS. If it finds one, the startup process is completed. That’s it. Otherwise, you should take action. Don’t worry because we’ll teach you how to fix a Mac […]

Do you usually set your Mac to remember and auto-fill passwords? Well, while doing that can be quite handy, sometimes, having your passwords auto-completed has drawbacks, especially when you actually need to remember and type them manually. Luckily, it is possible to view saved passwords on Mac. With password managers for Mac like Keychain, you can remember your app, website, account, or WiFi passwords. Find Passwords Using Keychain Keychain is a built-in password manager, which stores different types of Mac passwords. Here’s how to find passwords on a Mac using Keychain: Navigate to Keychain Access by pressing Command + Space keys and then typing Keychain in Spotlight’s search bar. Check the sidebar on your left and go to Category. Click on Passwords. Scroll up and down to look for the password you need. If you have changed a password many times before, there will be a few dates associated with […]

Using a VPN or virtual private network allows you to browse the Internet in a secure way, as well as speed up your Internet connection when doing data-heavy tasks. However, some performance issues can be expected, especially when you’re using a free VPN service. Imagine, your VPN service provider is routing your Internet connection through a remote server probably halfway around the world, while encrypting your information along the way. If you think about it, that’s a lot of work. So don’t be surprised if you experience some slow down. Plus, there are also additional problems depending on your VPN service provider. For example, if you’re using a cheap VPN company that has a large number of users, your servers might be overloaded resulting to slow Internet speed. You don’t have to live with these issues forever though, because there are several ways to make VPN faster. We’ll show you […]

It’s hard to go without Internet these days when the demand to be always connected is continually increasing. It has become a necessity for us always to check our emails, post updates on social media, connect with other people and catch up with work. Fortunately, you can find free Wi-Fi almost anywhere—in schools, cafes, libraries, parks, train stations, airports, etc. Public Wi-Fi networks have made it easier for us to connect to the Internet outside our home. Plus, who doesn’t want free Wi-Fi? Cellular data can be expensive. A gigabyte of cellular data can cost you $30 (AT&T), while the average data cost is $45 a month for around 4GB of LTE data. If your cellular plan doesn’t come with a massive data allowance, then free Wi-Fi is a great boon. However, connecting to public free Wi-Fi comes with security and privacy risks. If you’re connecting to a public hotspot […]

In a previous post, we’ve discussed system files on macOS and how to retrieve them should they be deleted unintentionally. Today, we’ll take a look at Windows system files–what they are, where they are, and what you should do and not do with them. What Are Windows System Files? A Windows system file is a file that has the hidden system attribute turned on. Basically, system files are the files that make Windows operate properly. A system file can be anything from a hardware driver to hive files that compose the Windows Registry. Just like on a Mac, the system files on Windows are best left alone. Should any of them need to be changed for some reason, the change is automatically done during a system or program update. Moving, renaming, modifying, and deleting these files could cause improper functioning or worse, complete system failure. Often times, though, these files […]

In most cases, you need not change the default language of your Windows 10 computer. However, there are also situations when you really have to. Maybe a friend or a relative from another country wants to borrow your computer, or perhaps you bought a second-hand computer that uses a language you don’t understand. Actually, you don’t have to reinstall Windows 10 just to change the system language. If you ever find yourself caught in any similar situation, you merely have to make minor changes in your Settings to be able to change the default system language of Windows 10. We will walk you through the steps below: Disable Language Syncing Before you proceed with changing your default system language, you have to know that if your computer is in sync with your Microsoft account, the language settings will be the same across your devices. What we are trying to tell […]

It is true that a Windows 10 desktop comes with lots of excellent features and that includes Windows Task View. And just recently, Windows 10 users are greeted with an improved Windows 10 Task View experience, which already enables them to work efficiently while having multiple apps opened. With the new Task View, you can quickly navigate between open applications and work on projects on separate desktops, keeping you focused on a specific task. Additionally, it features Timeline, which acts like a time machine that allows you to work on previous tasks. All these new features of the Windows 10 Task View may seem overwhelming to new users, but we’ll walk you through the whole process of using it. This way, we can help enhance your multitasking experience while working on multiple projects and apps. Getting Started Task View was initially created to make switching between apps and programs more […]