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How to Turn off Predictive Text & AutoCorrect

One of the (many) great things about Android is that it’s so customisable. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to go to change settings, though, so here we explain how to turn off predictive text and autocorrect on Android, and how to set other keyboard preferences. We’re using a vanilla version of Android Nougat with the default Android keyboard for this walkthrough, though the steps should be similar whatever your device. Turn off predictive text in Android 1. Open the…

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How to Recall an Email & Stop Sent Gmail Messages

Ever sent an email and realised you shouldn’t have said something or it was to the wrong person, well there’s a way to take back that email without the recipient ever knowing. Here’s how to undo send in Gmail. See also: How to sync Google services with Windows Phone 8. After years in beta, the Gmail undo send feature is available for the masses and you can stop those drunken or just badly judged emails getting through. You’ll have to…

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How to Delete Google Home Voice Data

The moment you can talk to something in your house and it can do everything from playing your favourite music, to controlling the lights and activating your microwave, you know the future really is here. However, you do also have to accept that there is a device in your home that is listening for its “wake word”. Which means it’s listening to you pretty much all the time. This fact can obviously make people a little uneasy and that’s hardly…

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How to Rotate the Screen in Windows 7, 8 and 10

Several methods can be used to rotate your computer screen. You might use the built-in Display settings, your graphics card settings, or even a keyboard shortcut. We’ll outline all three options here. The first way you can try to rotate your laptop or PC screen is with a keyboard shortcut. Whether this work for you or not will depend on the hardware and software on your PC. Some software, for example Nvidia and AMD drivers, allow you to create ‘Hotkeys’ to…

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Samsung at CES 2018: what was announced

Samsung took to the stage at CES 2018 and showcased a range of products due for release this year. We expected to see new smart home accessories, updates on Samsung’s smart home platform and maybe even a teaser of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9. We got everything except the S9. The wait continues. What did Samsung announce at its CES 2018 press conference? We already knew Samsung was going to showcase its midrange Galaxy A8 smartphone having announced it in December. With…

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How to Delete Amazon Echo Voice Data

The Amazon Echo is here to stay. The technology that powers it is one of the largest ever innovations in home AI and its getting better with each passing month. While this really is the first generation of home assistant and we’re all very excited for what this could mean moving forward, we do have to look at every side of the coin. In this case, it’s the fact that there is a piece of hardware in your house that…

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HP laptop battery recall: How to check whether your laptop is affected

This time last year a global battery recall was underway for more than 100,000 HP laptops. Now in January 2018 it’s again recalling laptop batteries that are at risk of overheating. The laptops in question include: HP Probook 640 G2 HP Probook 645 G2 HP Probook 650 G2 HP Probook 655 G2 HP Probook 640 G3 HP Probook 645 G3 HP Probook 650 G3 HP Probook 655 G3 HP ZBook 17 G3 HP ZBook 17 G4 HP ZBook Studio G3 HP x360 310…

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GeForce Now: What is it and how can I use it to play PC games?

Games are better than ever in 2018, featuring glorious open worlds, life-like AI and gameplay that’ll keep you going for hundreds of hours, but what if you don’t have a PC capable of running them? Not everyone can afford a GTX 1080-enabled gaming PC to run the best PC games, after all. Historically, these gamers were forced to run the games on sub-optimal settings or get left behind all together, but not anymore. Nvidia has announced GeForce Now, a new…

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How to remove virus from PC or laptop

The internet can be a dangerous place and it’s likely that all of us will get a virus at some point, as we surf our way around the web. To cover this eventuality we’ve put together a guide on what to do if you think your computer has been infected with something nasty. If you’ve made it to this page you’re going to be looking for some quick, effective help on how to get your PC back to normal again.…

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How to watch Samsung CES 2018 livestream: Watch Samsung unveil new products

As with previous years, Samsung is set to take to the stage at CES 2018 and showcase a range of products due for release this year. We expect to see new smart home accessories, updates on Samsung’s smart home platform and maybe even a teaser of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9. Here, we show you how you can watch the Samsung CES 2018 live stream from the comfort of your own home, and speculate as to what might be announced.…

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