How to Change the Way to Paste URLs Normally in Microsoft Edge
Switch back to normal
Have you noticed that Microsoft Edge doesn’t let you paste and share links normally? No, it’s not infected with a bug. It’s a new feature that the latest Edge browser update brings and it’s annoying because it is turned on by default.
Your latest build of Microsoft Edge has a new feature to copy a…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 28, 2020
How to Enable Fast User Switching on Mac
Props to Big Sur
You should always keep a Guest user account active if you share Mac with other family members or others. That said, whenever you have to pass on your Mac, you have to log out from your account and then choose the Guest user or other account.
Thankfully, Apple's new macOS 11 Big Sur update changes…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 21, 2020
How to Disable Transparency Effects on Mac
For better readability
Apple's new macOS Big Sur update brings a system-wide interface change. The menus and sidebars look different, especially if you have been using Catalina for a while. However, it does look a bit familiar to me. It reminded me of the first time Microsoft offered Windows 7 with Aero Glass transparenc…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 17, 2020
How to Remove Widgets from Notification Center on Mac
Clear the clutter
The macOS Big Sur update brings a redesigned Control Center and Notification on a Mac. While many love the new Widgets, you might want to declutter the Notification Center for a cleaner look and conserve that precious battery life.
After you've enjoyed adding a bunch of widgets, you must've had e…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 15, 2020
How to Add Widgets in Notification Center on Mac
Use awesome widgets
Apple has redesigned and spruced up the Notification Center with the macOS Big Sur update. Along with the new Control Center, you get Widgets for your favorite apps. Widgets are the mini-apps that help you perform some quick tasks and also provide you information quickly.
With the new macOS Big S…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 15, 2020
How to Customize Theme-Aware Live Tiles and Start Menu on Windows 10
Fun with Windows 10 October 2020 Update
Windows offers plenty of options to change the way it looks and feels. And you can always personalize the desktop, the Start menu, and even the Live Tiles layout.
So if you're running Windows 10 October 2020 Update and higher on your PC, you can enjoy the new theme-aware Live Tiles. With this new f…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 10, 2020
How to Set Up a Headless Raspberry Pi Without Using A Display
You need no monitor; wing it directly from SSH
Raspberry Pi is an affordable, small board that you can turn into a tiny desktop computer. You can attach a display, mouse, and keyboard to use it like a desktop. However, most folks are reluctant to try it since they assume that the installation is tricky.
Many users either don't have a micro HDM…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Nov 02, 2020
The Korean Drama Shows Bug Bit Me
Ever since the lockdown, I had stopped watching TV shows because I was too tired to invest in the same formulaic series. In late July, my office colleague recommended me to watch a Korean Drama TV series on Netflix - Crash Landing On You. And that's how it all began. I managed to finish the series …
Posted by Samir Makwana on Sep 07, 2020
My Experience With AMX XP50 Desktop Charger
Light and compact
Disclaimer: AMX India sent the XP50 and USB-C cable to me to try them out and offer an honest feedback. This post reflects my personal experience with their products. It is not a promotion of any kind.
Every house should have a desktop charger for juicing up all phones and gadgets. Also, it takes o…
Posted by Samir Makwana on Jul 12, 2020
Best 2 Free Apps to Show Pi-Hole Stats on Menu Bar on Mac
Two apps, one result
Raspberry Pi 4 is a nifty computer with a small footprint. Ideal for running Pi-hole, a network-wide ad blocker. That's what I'm running on my home network. I wanted to understand the amount of bandwidth that is choked by ads and incessant queries from mobile and desktop apps.
I have been using Pi…
Posted by Samir Makwana on May 25, 2020