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The best articles, tips, tricks and tutorials for your favorite apps and programs

  • How to remove a user account from Windows 11
    Deleting your account in Windows 11 is very easy. You may consider deleting a user to delete all data associated with it. Or you may want to start from scratch without reinstalling the entire operating system. Whatever the reason you want to delete a user on your computer, here are the most effective methods.
  • How to disable updates in Windows 11
    Windows 11 updates provide system improvements in areas as varied as the interface, integrated applications, and other functions. However, they are also essential to keep the computer safe from possible external attacks. Updates are the means Microsoft uses to close security gaps. For this reason, Windows comes equipped with an automatic update system that downloads and prepares new versions for installation. Do you want to get rid of this tool? Do you find that your computer is running slow due to automated updates? In this article, we tell you how to deactivate them step by step.
  • How to take screenshots in Windows 11
    Screenshots are the ideal way to show anyone what is going on on your screen. As the saying goes, a picture is worth more than a thousand words. However, you may also want to extract the contents of your computer to save information or part of a web page. Whether you want to capture the screen for one reason or another, the following sections tell you how to do it with Windows 11 tools, third-party applications, and the web browser.
  • How to format a Windows 11 PC
    Formatting the computer can be the solution to many problems. For example, if you have upgraded from Windows 10 to Windows 11, you may be experiencing performance issues or frequent errors. Something similar happens if you have the habit of installing and uninstalling many programs. In that case, the best way to clean your computer completely is to reset it. There are two procedures to do so that you should know and we will talk about them in this guide.
  • How to enable and disable Play Protect in Google Play
    One thing that usually scares us a lot is that the security of our smartphones could be compromised by the presence of a virus. And one of the ways for malware to reach our mobile is through the installation of applications. To avoid this type of problem, Google launched Play Protect, a system that performs an analysis on our device to avoid possible problems that may arise.
  • How to speed up and optimize Windows 11 to make it run fast
    At the time Windows 11 was released, Microsoft promised that it would be a faster and lighter operating system when compared to its predecessor. However, it may not always be a reality, either because the company has released poorly optimized updates or because your computer's performance is a bit slow. If you notice that Windows 11 is running a bit laggy and buggy, let us give you some tips on how to make it run fast in this article.
  • How to know if Windows 11 is activated or not
    Although it is possible to enjoy all the experiences that Windows 11 offers using a free update, you will always need to have a valid license to activate the installation. If you already have Windows 10 activated, you do not have to worry. The new version will be activated automatically. But is it possible to check it?
  • How to disable Cortana in Windows 11
    Cortana is Microsoft's voice assistant system. Although it was initially presented as a good alternative to Alexa and Google Assistant, it was never really accepted by most users. If this is your case, you are probably wondering how to disable this utility on your computer. Below, we show some ways to do it.
  • How to change the user name in Windows 11
    Changing your Windows 11 user name is easier than you think. There are up to three ways to change the name of an account in the system. Do you want to know them?
  • How to change the wallpaper in Windows 11
    Wallpaper is one of the simplest ways to customize a computer with Windows 11. To change it, just right-click on a space on the desktop. In the context menu, select Personalize.
  • How to change DNS in Windows 11
    DNS servers are crucial for surfing the Internet. Thanks to them, the web browser can convert domains, e.g. www.malavida.com, into the correct server IP address. Most commonly, it is the Internet provider itself that provides a server to assign domain names. However, the user can define its own DNS for some reason. For example, you may want to improve network performance or enjoy greater privacy. In any case, in this article, you will find all the available ways to change the DNS on your Windows 11 computer.
  • How to enable Bluetooth on Windows 11
    Along with WiFi, Bluetooth is one of the most widely used connections today. It makes it possible to link two devices and share resources such as music, documents, or printers. Windows 11 also has a Bluetooth device manager that you should know if you want to take full advantage of this type of connectivity. How to enable Bluetooth in Windows 11? In the following sections, we give you all the keys.
  • What is Minecraft
    It is for sure one of the most important phenomena of recent years in the world of video games. Have you heard of Minecraft before? Well, you have come to the right place if you are looking for answers, because here, we tell you everything you need to know about the game.
  • How to enable TPM to update to Windows 11
    TPM is one of the most talked-about terms in the IT world since the arrival of Windows 11. If you want to know how to activate it on your computer to be compatible with the latest version of the system, keep reading this article. Below, you will find answers to all your questions regarding this component.
  • How to install Android apps on Windows 11
    One of the main new features that Microsoft has introduced in its new Operating System is the long-awaited ability to run Android applications natively. This guide was written to help you easily implement this feature on your computer.
  • How to install Windows 11 on an unsupported PC
    One of the most important new features of Windows 11 is its minimum requirements. They are now higher compared to its predecessor, Windows 10, making the system incompatible with a wide variety of computers. However, there is still a way to install Microsoft's new Operating System on unsupported computers. Do you want to know about it? Let us tell you about it in this complete guide.
  • IMAX Enhanced on Disney+: what it is and how it works
    One of the biggest new features at Disney+ Day 2021 was the availability of watching some films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in IMAX Enhanced format.
  • How to add links to Instagram stories
    Instagram stories let us show our day-to-day activities, with the feature that they will only be available for a limited time. And something that can be very useful is to show the websites where we can find something interesting. To do this, it can be useful to place a link in a story, so that we can take our followers to sites that we think may be of interest to them.
  • What is new in Windows 11: what improvements does the update include
    Windows 11 is the latest operating system to date. It is the natural successor to Windows 10, a version that has accompanied users for more than 6 years. Will it really be up to the task? Does it come with features that will make your life easier? If these are the questions on your mind, do not worry. In the following sections, we review all the new features of Windows 11 so that you know if it is worth downloading it or not.
  • How to record the screen in Windows 11 with and without programs
    Recording what is happening on your computer screen will help you share with others what is happening on your computer screen. For example, it is a perfect function to assist another user and explain how to carry out a certain process. Or maybe you just want to capture the last match you played in your favorite video game. In any case, in this article, we tell you how to record the screen in Windows 11 with and without applications.
  • How to create restore points in Windows 11
    Windows 11 includes a tool that lets you restore the system to a previous point in the event of serious errors in the operation of the computer. In this guide, we explain how to use restore points in Windows 11. We also explain exactly what they are and how to delete them on your computer to free up space.
  • How to update drivers in Windows 11
    Drivers are essential software inside any Windows 11 computer. Thanks to them, the operating system can take full advantage of each of the hardware components of your computer. In essence, these small programs make sure that Windows and every element that makes up the PC are properly understood. With this in mind, it is normal that you always want to have the latest versions of the drivers released by each manufacturer. In the following sections, we tell you how to do it in two different ways.
  • God Mode in Windows 11: what it is and how to enable it
    If you have ever read about Windows 11's God Mode but do not know exactly what it is, then keep reading this article to find it out. In addition, we will tell you how you get access to it in just a few steps.
  • How to bring back the classic context menu in Windows 11
    One of the most surprising moves that Microsoft did with Windows 11 is to eliminate the classic context menus. Instead, Microsoft has replaced them with others that have a more modern design, although they do not contain all the original options. To access them, you need to select the More options command. When doing so, the classic menu already found in Windows 10 will surprisingly appear. Is there any way to remove the new menus and make the classic menus appear by default? The short answer is Yes, and in this article, we will tell you how to do it.
  • How to know if my PC is compatible with Windows 11
    Windows 11 requires, like any other software, a series of minimum system requirements to be able to work. Below, you will find out what they are and how you can find out if your computer is compatible with the latest version of this operating system.
  • How to add, remove and configure widgets in Windows 11
    Windows 11 has a side panel of widgets that facilitates the consultation of information of interest to the user. Do you want to know how to configure, activate, and modify their behavior? Let us tell you all about it in this guide.
  • How to enable dark mode in Windows 11
    There are two different ways to activate the dark mode in Windows 11. In the following sections, we will tell you the two procedures you should know if you want to use your PC with a dark interface.
  • The best keyboard shortcuts for Windows 11
    Windows 11 can be quickly operated thanks to the key combinations. The following list of shortcuts will help you perform actions without lifting your hands from the keyboard.
  • What are the minimum requirements for Windows 11
    As with any software, Windows 11 has minimum requirements that the computer must meet. Otherwise, it may not be able to be installed, may not work stably, or may not receive updates. If you want to check that your computer will be able to run it before installing it, keep reading this article. Here, we explain the minimum requirements for Windows 11.
  • Snapchat: what it is, how it works, and what it stands out for
    The sections you will find in this guide have been written to help you clear all your doubts about Snapchat. We tell you a little about this application and explain exactly what it is. We also review its main functionalities so that you know how to use them. Finally, we mention some aspects that make it stand out from other similar applications.
  • How to recover a Snapchat account: all the methods available
    To use all of the features of Snapchat, including the multitude of lenses available, you need to create an account. Of course, there are so many usernames and passwords that we use every day that it is normal to forget some of them. Has that happened to you with Snapchat? So, take a look at this guide. We tell you everything you can and cannot do to recover your account.
  • Locked Snapchat account: reasons and solution
    Snapchat, like any other social network, has a team of workers who are responsible for managing the platform. Their functions include blocking those accounts that violate the terms and conditions of the service. In the following sections, we will tell you about the most common reasons why an account may be locked. Also, we will explain the different types of locks and what to do in each case.
  • Snapchat Trophies: what are they and how to get them all
    Snapchat streaks are special souvenirs offered by the app to celebrate your friendships. There is no set number of medals within Snapchat. Rather, they appear according to the use you make of their application, the number of messages you send to a contact, and other similar variables.
  • How to delete your Snapchat account from Android
    If you no longer want to use Snapchat, you may want to delete your account completely. In the following sections, we will explain how you can do it step by step from your mobile device and how you can recover your account in case you change your mind.
  • I cannot log in to Snapchat: how to fix it
    You probably already know that Snapchat requires you to create an account to use it. However, when logging in, sometimes errors occur. What can you do if you are having problems and cannot log in to Snapchat? Here are some suggestions that will help you.
  • Snapchat is not working: what to do and how to fix it
    Snapchat is an application that is constantly updated, with very active development. This fact helps to make errors practically non-existent. But that does not mean it never fails. If you are experiencing performance issues when using Snapchat, what can you do? In this article, we will show you some solutions to restore the normal operation of the platform.
  • How to take a screenshot on Snapchat without being detected
    Snapchat is an application that stands out for its privacy settings between users. The idea is that the messages, images, and videos you send will vanish after 24 hours. And so, when one of the two participants in a chat takes a screenshot, Snapchat launches a warning so that all users are aware. Is it possible to avoid this behavior? Here are some tips on how to take screenshots with Snapchat without being detected.
  • The best filters to use on Snapchat photos
    In the following sections, we make a compilation with the best filters you can use on Snapchat. But first, we explain how you can easily find them.
  • How to create a Bitmoji on Snapchat
    Bitmoji is the Snapchat proposal to create avatars and profile pictures. With this feature, you can design a drawing that looks like you and use it in your Snapcode, in your stories, or in other sections of the application. By default, when creating a Snapchat account, no Bitmoji avatar is configured. Rather, it is necessary to create it from scratch. In the following lines, we explain all the steps you need to take to create your own avatar on Snapchat.
  • How to delete a photo uploaded on Snapchat
    The photos you upload to Snapchat are visible to a large number of people, especially if you share them publicly. If you have sent a photo by mistake or simply do not like the way it turned out, do not worry. There is a solution. The Snapchat app for Android lets you delete an image or video you have uploaded at any time.
  • How to activate the front camera flash in Snapchat
    Surely a large part of the photos you upload to Snapchat have been taken with the front camera. This is because many filters aim to modify the appearance of your face and it is much easier to preview the changes using the front sensor of the phone. However, you do not always have the best lighting at your disposal to record your Snapchat stories. Is there any way to solve it?
  • Snapchat ghost mode: what it is and how to enable it
    Snapchat has a section where you and your friends appear on the map. Of course, depending on the circumstances, this may be a problem from a privacy perspective. Therefore, its developers have included a ghost mode, letting you hide your location from your contacts.
  • Snapcode: what it is, what it is used for, and how to create it
    If you have been browsing the Snapchat app, chances are you have come across a recurring term: Snapcode. What is this element exactly? The Snapcode is a unique code that identifies you within the Snapchat platform. In case other users scan them, they can easily add you as a friend or start chatting with you. To help you understand how it works, we can compare the Snapcode to a QR code containing a link to your profile.
  • Snapstreaks: what they are, how they work, and tricks to stay on a roll
    When you use Snapchat chat, emojis are sometimes displayed next to the name of your contacts. You should know that each of them has a meaning. For example, some serve to indicate that two users are best friends. In the case of the flame emoji, it lets you know if you are on a streak. But what does it mean to be on a streak on Snapchat?
  • How to create GIFs of your face with Snapchat filters
    Snapchat's My Cameos feature lets you use your face in fun animations that you can then share with others. Let's take a look at all the steps you need to take to create your own gifs on Snapchat.
  • How to have all Snapchat filters on Android
    One of the strengths of Snapchat are the filters. By default, next to the shutter, a limited number of lenses are displayed that you can use to record or take fun photos. However, you should know that the filters shown in the first instance are not the only ones you can use in the Snapchat application. Here, we tell you two ways to see all the lenses in the Android app.
  • How to back up photos and videos on Snapchat
    Snapchat's memories section is where all the photos and videos you create with the editor are stored. As long as you keep them there, the content will be safe and synchronized on all the devices you are using the application on. However, the backup can be configured to automatically back up the stories you upload to your profile.
  • How to update Snapchat to the latest version
    Having the latest version of Snapchat will help you enjoy the latest features added by the company. It also lets you keep your device more secure and improves application performance. In this article, we tell you how to download and install the latest Snapchat update.
  • How to search and add friends on Snapchat
    Given the type of app it is, Snapchat offers a more complete experience when used with other people. There are several ways to add friends to your Snapchat account. Once they are part of your contact list, you can send them snaps or share messages with them. Below, we show you some ways to add friends to Snapchat.
  • Snap games: what they are and how to play Snapchat games
    Snapchat, in addition to its functions for sending photos, videos, and messages, has many games so you can have fun with your friends. But what exactly are Snapchat games or Snap Games? In a simple way, these games are small applications integrated within the Snapchat client for two or more users to compete against each other.