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Bluetooth: Wirelessly Connect Nearby DevicesFor years we’ve enjoyed the convenience of connecting devices using USB: the complicated mishmash of sockets and settings you once had to navigate was replaced with a simple ‘plug-and-play’ cable. But are you happy to be stuck within a couple of feet of your PC when you use earphones on a Zoom call or to …

Category: Multimedia
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: B452

File Extensions: What Type of File is This?When you receive, find or download a file, how can you tell what sort of file it is? Could it be a picture, a video or audio file, a database, a text document, or something else entirely? More importantly, is it the kind of file that could contain a virus or make malicious changes to …

Category: Basics
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: F216

Printing: Take Control of Your Print SettingsAs long as there’s a printer connected to your PC, printing is easy: you just click a Print button and the rest happens automatically. It’s so easy, in fact, that you may never question whether it can be improved! You may be wasting money by printing everything in high quality, or using expensive colour ink …

Category: Hardware
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: P818

Questions & AnswersHere you’ll find the Questions & Answers from Issue 8 2021. …

Category: Questions and Answers
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: QA821

Tips & NewsHere you’ll find the Tips & News from Issue 8 2021. …

Category: Tips & News
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: TN821

Word: Work Faster with Automatic HelpersPerhaps you’ve noticed that while you’re working serenely in Microsoft Word, it’s paddling furiously below the surface to try and help you. As you type, all sorts of things are being tweaked and adjusted in an attempt to improve your document. Many of these changes will be welcome, but perhaps some just get on your …

Category: Office & Software Programs
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Reference: W594