Monthly Archives: December 2017

How to Tell if You’re Using SATA or PATA on Linux

Traditional Parallel ATA disks still exist to some degree alongside SATA drives. You may be used to calling PATA by the name IDE or a number of other names. Should you be running an active machine, you probably don’t want to open up the case just to see what kind of interface your system is using. Those who have certain …

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Fix: Windows 10 Display Issues or Stretched Screen

A number of users reported that they were experiencing problems on their screen from the last couple of months. This problem resurfaced after the Fall Creators Update 1709. This problem also includes pixels broken and text being distorted from one side. There are a number of workarounds available to tackle this problem. Take a look. Solution 1: Changing Display Settings …

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How to Unregister Wine File Associations in Linux

Whether you use Wine to run critical business applications or just play a bunch of fun games that are only available for Microsoft Windows, Wine will actually start to register file associations for the different extensions that Windows programs use. You might not want to have old ones from programs you’ve uninstalled lying around, and you might actually have some …

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Fix: Device Not Migrated

If you are a Windows user and you recently upgraded to Windows 10 then you might see the Device not migrated error. This error won’t show up on your screen like usual errors do but it’s an event that you can see from the device manager. If you upgrade to Windows 10 or update your Windows 10 and one (or …

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Google’s AR Stickers now Available for Pixel Phones

  One of the most exciting features Google introduced with the Pixel 2 phones back in October was something called “AR Stickers”. “AR Stickers”, in case you missed it, is essentially a mode that lives inside the native camera app’s hamburger menu along with others such as Portrait and Panorama. Enabling this will let you superimpose a bunch of Augmented Reality …

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Now Available Rs 45,900 in India

Samsung Galaxy S8 has been one of the most sought-after phones this year. Despite the launch of heavyweight competitors like the Apple iPhone X and the LG V30, the flagship smartphone from the Korean electronics firm hasn’t lost its steam.   The popularity of the Galaxy S8 is quite evident from the fact that Samsung didn’t even lower the price …

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Honor 7X vs Xiaomi Mi A1: Battling for the Budget Phone Crown!

  They were both released with a great deal of fanfare. And they both attempt to redefine the mid-segment budget smartphone experience, highlighting different features. Both come from Chinese companies. Both sport dual cameras on the rear. And both are priced in the vicinity of each other. But which of the Xiaomi Mi A1 and Honor 7X is the phone …

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A Dirt Cheap Chinese Clone of the Mi MIX 2 and iPhone X

Just a few years back, clones were the first thing that came to the mind of an average consumer when he heard of ‘Chinese smartphone’. While that may not be the case now, with the inception of the global brands like Xiaomi, OnePlus, Huawei and more; but clones are still a thing in China.   Be it Apple’s iPhones or …

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Fix: Windows 10 Stuck at Resetting This PC

This problem occurs when users try to reset their PC via an option located in the Settings app. This feature is particularly useful when your PC experiences severe issues since this option enables you to reset your system completely. However, the “Resetting your PC” screen gets stuck on a certain percentage (such as 8%, 33%, or even 99%) and the …

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Fix: Youtube Videos Black Screen

The issue when Youtube displays a black screen instead of playing a video has different variations. Sometimes you may find the video black for the entire length of time whereas in some cases it turns black only for a few seconds. This problem can be caused by incorrect configuration of your browser, extensions, ad blockers, or even hardware accelerations. No …

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