Not all programs have such an option in settings that lets you enable or disable the automatic start of the program when you turn on your PC. But you may want to add programs to startup in Windows 10 and make them automatically launch when the PC boots up to a user account. By the way, it’s not only about apps. You can do the same even with a document, URL address or folder if you need. Here is an ultimate guide on how to find the startup folder for a particular user or for all users and make a program run at startup in Windows 10. Continue reading
Who Needs to Know a Router IP Address?
In some situations you may really need it. The most frequent reason to find your router IP address is when you want to log in to its settings but the default IP address specified on the label seems to be wrong. Thus you have a choice: to reset your router to factory defaults and face all those mess with setting it up from a scratch or finally find the current router IP and gain access to its web configuration. And here is how to find it! Screenshots taken on iOS 11.2. Continue reading
On December 13 Google Pixel and Pixel 2 received an update that brought the Google AR Stickers feature (Augmented Reality) to devices. Now you can insert 3D virtual characters to your photos and videos so they will look as if they are really located in your room or walk around together with your friends or children. Here is how to enable and use AR Stickers on Google Pixel series. Continue reading
Many of you use Remote Desktop feature to access your home or work computers running Windows 10. All you usually need to do to implement this is set up a port forwarding rule on your router. You can receive incoming connections on any port and direct them to RDP port of the Windows workstation on the LAN. But what to do if your PC is connected directly to the Internet without a router? How to configure the remote access and stay secured? The answer is – change remote desktop port in Windows settings. By default Remote Desktop uses port 3389 that is commonly known. Hackers can scan it and if they receive a login/password prompt they can start brute force attack and ultimately gain access to your PC. Here is how to change Remote Desktop Port on Windows 10 to some non-standard port to improve security and evade from brute force attacks aimed at default service port. Continue reading
Step-by-step guide on how to change iPhone’s network name. This guide will also help you to change the name of your iPad and iPod touch. Screenshots taken on iOS 11
iPhone’s Network Name? What’s This?
Every device has the network name (a.k.a. hostname). When talking about Windows PC, your laptop or desktop can be accessed by hostname or IP-address on the LAN or even Internet. But mobile devices also have it. The closest example: if you log in to your router’s web interface, open the DHCP Clients List section you can find your iPhone in the list mentioned by its hostname. By default iPhone has a network name like Brian’s iPhone or Amanda’s iPhone. Continue reading
Why Switch Your iPhone To 2G?
Normally iPhone is configured to work in 3G or LTE depending on the country where you are using the device. When the signal of LTE is weak your phone will switch to 3G. If 3G network coverage is poor iPhone will switch to 2G respectively. In some areas you can face the situation when the signal of 3G network is so weak or unstable that your iPhone will endlessly jump from 3G to 2G and backwards, causing a frenzied battery discharge. Beside that you may notice a terrible quality of voice transmission. In such a case it is recommended to temporarily switch your iPhone to 2G to save the battery and at least be able to hear the person you are talking to. Continue reading