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How to do your Taxes at Home
Cracking on with your taxes can often be a daunting task. But there is no reason why it should be, especially thanks to top software! In this article FileHippo will talk you through how you can do your taxes at home. It doesn’t matter if you’re based in the... Read more
How to add facecam to videos using Windows
We’ve all watched those videos where a narrator is speaking from a smaller part of the screen while referring to the main picture. But how do you actually create this effect? First of all, this type of content is known as a picture-in-picture, or video-in-video, recording. Most people just... Read more
How to Manage a Dispersed Workforce with Business Software
Since the dawn of the digital age we have seen a larger number of dispersed workforces and remote employees. This, of course, has brought benefits of flexibility and the ability to appoint once (literally) out of reach specialist staff. However, there is a range of common issues faced by... Read more
This is the ‘life-changing’ iPhone space bar hack that everyone is talking about
An apparently ‘secret’ hack involving the iPhone space bar is, rather hilariously, ‘blowing minds’ across the world right now. Surely, we’ve all been in the situation where we have to move the cursor while texting to edit a misspelt or unwanted word? This can be potentially problematic, especially if... Read more
How to Voiceover a YouTube Video Like a Pro
A YouTube voiceover may sound like a simple thing to just throw together. You just talk while a video is playing, right? Well, although that may be true, there’s a subtle art behind creating the perfect voiceover. Get it right and you can revolutionise your content and help maintain... Read more
How To Keep Track Of Employees Time With HR Software
Running a “one-man-band” business can leave you spinning a lot of plates simultaneously, and this only becomes more intense once you start taking on staff. Suddenly you’re not just responsible for managing your own workload, but also those of the people working under you. Thankfully, this is 2018, which... Read more
How to Record Video Games on PC for YouTube
So, you want to be a YouTuber? It’s hardly surprising. YouTube has given people the world over the ability to share their hobbies and passions with the internet, and a relative handful of them have gone on to be huge stars who rake in a considerable amount of money.... Read more
How To Speed Up Your Mac For Gaming
Is your Mac slowing you down? Try these top tips for a boost. Macs and other Apple products come with a hefty price tag, but just ask any die-hard devotee—they’re worth it. Just because your old Mac device has a few miles under its belt, that doesn’t mean it... Read more
Your Essential Guide to Windows Drivers
We’ve got everything you need to know about Windows Drivers. Most people who have spent any time working with computers will be vaguely aware of the term drivers. However, few are completely clued up on what they are, what they do, and why they’re important. It’s just one of... Read more
What Is A VPN? Here’s Everything You Need To Know
Are you still not using a VPN? Maybe you should be. This year has already taken a rapid nosedive past the midway point and is quickly coming to a close. So far this year, though, we’ve already experienced record-setting numbers of cybercrimes, security flaws, and data breaches resulting in... Read more
How to Make a Watermark for YouTube
Creating a watermark for your YouTube channel is not as difficult as it may first appear And, with a little skill with image and photo editor software, you can create a professional looking logo with ease. YouTube has come a long way since it first launched just 13 years ago... Read more
How To Improve Cybersecurity for your Small Business: A Quick 7 Step Guide 
If you own a small business it’s far more important than you might think to take some time to protect yourself from hackers and cyber-criminals. But we get it…It’s a hassle, and unless you are running some sort of IT related company, the idea of implementing effective cybersecurity might seem as... Read more
How To Speed Up A Slow Laptop Or Computer
5 top tips to speed up your Windows system. Not too long ago, top-dollar technology started coming down in price, largely because consumers were expected to take advantage of the “planned obsolescence” that was built into the device. If you didn’t have the skillset to upgrade your memory, install... Read more
Which Antivirus Is Right For You?
There are a heap of antivirus titles to choose from, but what you should look for? Cybercrime is big business these days and the methods used by nefarious digital agents are getting ever more sophisticated. Once upon a time, when the internet was but a fresh-faced young whipper-snapper, wearing... Read more
How To Choose The Best Video Editing Software For You 
As video editing software becomes ever more accessible for the masses, there’s never been a better time to get involved. And that’s great and all that, but there’s a lot of choice on our website, so how do you choose the one that’s best for you? It’s a good... Read more
How To Improve Your Cyber Security In 5 Simple Steps
Using a quality antivirus, strong passwords, and a VPN for internet connections, with regular software updates and data backups, improves your cyber security. In previous instalments of this series, we discussed the basics of computer viruses and other forms of malicious software, and considered the basic principles and practices... Read more
Why Regular Software Updates Are So Important
To increase your system’s stability, fix performance problems, and improve security, an automated and regular software update is a wise decision. A regular software update routine doesn’t just ensure your applications and operating system have all the latest bells and whistles. A good software update can improve the overall... Read more
What Is Cyber Security?
Understand the essence of cyber security and the issues facing digital, internet and mobile users. What is cyber security, and what kinds of security threats and implications face personal and business users of the internet and digital realm? These questions often confuse and occasionally overwhelm, as we’re bombarded on an... Read more