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Change the voice on Waze to Cookie Monster, Woody, and more
The default voice on GPS apps like Waze can get grating. If you’re on a long road trip, you might as well listen to a voice that isn’t driving you up a wall. Well, there’s a way to do it! Soon, you will be guided down the road by Cookie... Read more
How to turn on tracking prevention on Microsoft Edge
There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch, or at least so they say. When we’re browsing free websites on free web browsers, it is easy to think that the old adage doesn’t apply to you, when deep down you know that it most certainly does. The common... Read more
How to Uninstall Programs on Windows 10
We’re living in an age where both minimalism and storage are everything. This is as true in the tech world as it is in the home décor industry. Think about it. How many programs do you have on your PC that you never use? They will undoubtedly be taking... Read more
How to use Autopilot to automate customer communications
In some ways, the digital landscape in which businesses operate these days has made life simpler. But in many other cases, things have gotten more complicated. Take customer communications for instance. The phone and snail mail used to be about the extent of things when it came to interacting... Read more
How to Download and Play PS2 Games on PC
Scores of childhood (and adult) gaming memories were made thanks to the PlayStation 2. In fact, many still have their trusty consoles and return to them for the beauty of nostalgia on a daily! But what if we told you that there is a simple way to download and... Read more
How Android and iOS Users can Hide WhatsApp ‘Last Seen’ Status
Instant messaging means that almost everyone is reachable within just a few clicks these days. That’s great, right? Well, there are some slightly annoying side-effects… Take WhatsApp ‘last seen’ notifications for example. If you’re not great at quickly responding to messages, you can definitely do without it! The globe’s... Read more
What does Antivirus Software do? The Ultimate Antivirus Guide
Antivirus software is without a doubt one of the most important pieces of software for your Mac or Windows PC. In fact, it probably is the most important thing to get right! In this article FileHippo will take a deep look into why that is the case. Of course,... Read more
What is Cloud Storage Software?
For many people this type of software is absolutely priceless! Here we will explain why cloud storage software is so popular, and also give some top recommendations! Essentially, finding the best cloud storage software can be a complete game changer. It takes away A LOT of stress when it... Read more
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