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General knowledge- Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 7

Affiliate Disclosure: By buying the products we recommend, you help keep the lights on at MakeUseOf. Read more. Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows 7. So, unless you’re a company willing to pay for continued support, it’s time to move on from Windows 7. And if you don’t then you’ll be stuck using an …

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General knowledge- Google Finally Ends Support for Google Glass

Google is ending support for the Explorer version of Google Glass. For the uninitiated, Google Glass is an augmented reality device which places a screen right in front of your eyeballs. And the Explorer Edition was the version aimed at ordinary consumers. A Brief History of Google Glass Cast your minds back to 2012. Google …

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General knowledge- The 8 Best Sites to Get Good Free Advice Online

The web isn’t exactly known for its ability to provide high-quality free advice. Social media networks, for example, are packed with suspect guidance and bad takes. But if you know where to look, the internet can be a wonderful resource for everything from financial and legal queries to relationship advice and insight. So, if you’re …

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General knowledge- The 5 Best Android Forums for Help and Discussion

Looking for help with your Android device? When tutorials aren’t enough and you need timely guidance from people using the same phone as you, an Android forum is a smart option. There you can find like-minded users interested in customizing their phones, highlighting undiscovered apps, installing custom ROMs, and more. To get started, read on …

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General knowledge- 11 Tips to Help You Fix the Windows Blue Screen Error

The blue screen of death (BSOD) error is something every Windows user runs into sooner or later. It’s a frustrating problem, as it’s often tough to troubleshoot and can pop up out of nowhere. We’ll walk you through some basic tips on how to solve a blue screen error, as well as provide resources for …

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General knowledge- What Should You Do About the Windows Tech Support Scam?

“I am calling you from Windows…” We’ve all had the calls, but what can we really do about the Windows Tech Support and Windows refund scams? Should you hang up, or lead the callers on? Is there anyone you can report them to, and if so, should you even bother? Let’s find out. The Windows …

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