Category: Operating Systems

Privacy Isn’t Just A Right, It’s A Necessity

Today privacy is much more than a word, or right… Its a necessity that everyone should be given, sadly many people are snooped on by telecoms companies, security services and social networks being amongst them… Happily there is now an app for mobile devices that should be on every single one, it bridges that gap. Cloudflare is one of the best security companies for website owners and app developers that allows most websites to be encrypted when being used, Cloudflare has been around since 2009 and has helped many companies and app developers to function but this app is brilliant and makes all your DNS queries private whilst making your internet faster, and even better it is easy to setup and has a brilliant way to be found, purely because its name and website address is 1.1.1.1. Try it, we’re confident that you’ll be as happy using it as we’re by writing this article about it!

Huawei & Google: What This Means?

Have you got a Huawei mobile phone? Okay, nothing to worry about (Yet).

Google have today (20/05/2019) cut the mobile phone giant’s Android licence meaning that any device made by Huawei from now on won’t be using Android and will lack apps such as YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps and many other apps that are used by a lot of people, also Huawei will have to either use another operating system or develop their own.

For those that have an Huawei mobile device already, them users are safe as Android will continue to add much needed software updates and app updates for the foreseeable future but what happens after that is not yet clear.

This follows an order brought in by US President Donald Trump.

Behind The N-Gage PDA

If you’re old enough you may remember the Nokia N-Gage which was a very different mobile phone at that time as opposed to mobiles manufactured by other companies, the N-Gage was a PDA combined with a telephone and was developed from 2003-2005 and as you can see it only lasted 2 years before Nokia discontinued it.

The original N-Gage ran on the Symbian OS v6.1, but was a very different phone considering its competition and gained the nickname “Taco Phone” as according to most people it resembled a Taco (We can’t see why!).

The Symbian OS that it ran on is itself now discontinued, the N-Gage could not live up to its rival the Nintendo and was noted as a commercial failure.

It was one of the weirdest looking mobile phones and was quite something to own for the time it was developed, image is below.

Google And Blogger

As you may know already, blogger is a free blogging platform which is owned by Google, but what do actually know about the platform? If you’re like us, not much…. So lets try and explain.


Blogger is a blog-publishing service that allows multi-user blogs with time-stamped entries. It was developed by Pyra Labs, which was bought by Google in 2003. The blogs are hosted by Google and generally accessed from a subdomain of blogspot.com. Blogs can also be served from a custom domain owned by the user (like www.example.com) by using DNS facilities to direct a domain to Google’s servers. A user can have up to 100 blogs per account.

Up until May 1, 2010, Blogger also allowed users to publish blogs to their own web hosting server, via FTP. All such blogs had to be changed to either use a blogspot.com subdomain, or point their own domain to Google’s servers through DNS.

As you may know, even after reading this, well not much is know.

Behind Devices For The Blind

We all know that the partially seeing must have a hard time viewing things and obviously the fully blind can’t see at all, so how can they communicate with people or ask questions on Google for example? Well funnily enough a newly publicized/published company called InYourPocket has been set up to help they blind do just that, InYourPocket has been helping to make these basic things easy for the blind to do with new specially set up mobile devices that use the O2 network on a very cheap tariff so that they are easy accessible for everyone. InYourPocket is a brilliant partner of  Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB) making it a reputable company.

If you are interested go to the website by clicking here.

About The Product Serial Number

Nearly everyone has heard of and have seen a product serial number and most of us know that it is basically a product finger print that identifies them specifically however most don’t really know much about them, so in this post we’re going to tell you a bit about them.


A serial number is a unique, identifying number or group of numbers and letters given to an individual piece of hardware or software, passports, bank notes and other documents.

We’ll give you an example… A model number for a Samsung Galaxy S8 will always be Samsung Galaxy S8 and that’s true for every Samsung Galaxy S8 mobile phone therefore the model numbers are identical whilst each of their serial numbers is unique to a specific device.

If your item is stolen but you have got the serial number of that item it means that the police can log the serial number and they happen to come across the exact model as yours and they have reason to check it then they can take a look at the serial number and see if it matches the serial number that you provided them with when you reported that item lost or stolen, they are guaranteed that the item in their possession is yours meaning they can return it to you. So you can understand that even if it seems pointless it is in fact absolutely worth it.


You can see why the product serial number was a brilliant idea and is still used millions if not billions of times globally everyday.

Behind The IMEI

Its pretty much common knowledge now that every mobile phone has its very own kind of fingerprint called an IMEI which stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity which can show the following…

  • Brand
  • Model
  • Device Type
  • Design

And it can tell you much much more than that, IMEI numbers can also tell you whether a phone is stolen/lost or if it has previously been blocked from use by a certain mobile network.

Please note that police can find out much more under such circumstances.


We hope this has helped you understand your mobile phone much better!

32-Bit VS 64-Bit

In the computer world, 32-bit and 64-bit refer to the type of central processing unit (CPU), operating system, driver, and more that utilizes that particular architecture.

You will have seen the option to download a piece of software as a 32 or 64 Bit version and the difference does in fact matter because the two were programmed for completely separate systems.

32-bit systems utilize data in 32-bit pieces while 64-bit systems utilize data in 64-bit pieces. In general, the more data that can be processed at once, the faster the system can operate.

There are several other reasons to use a 64-bit system as well, most practically the ability to use significantly greater amounts of physical memory (more than the 4 GB allowed by a 32-bit machine).


We hope that helped if you was asking that certain question.

How To Find Your Windows Product Key

Ever wanted to find your Windows product key? There is a way, Windows stopped placing stickers on there desktop and laptop computers due to people being able steal to the product key and activate Windows on another computer that they already had sometimes meaning that the product key on your new computer was in-able to activate the key due to it having already being used. In this we tell you how you can find your product key.

Here are the steps you need to take!

  1. Go to the Belarc website
  2. Find FREE DOWNLOAD in the menu
  3. Click the DOWNLOAD A FREE COPY OF BELARC ADVISOR button
  4. Install the application on your computer
  5. Once installed the Belarc Advisor will create a profile of your computer, this is basically where it scans your computer finding out everything about it, including what applications you have installed
  6. The Belarc Advisor will then open
  7. Scroll down to the Software Licenses section
  8. Find your OEM key
  9. Your done

We hope we have helped you in finding your windows product ID.

Skipping The Windows 10 Login Screen

Step 1

1st log into your Windows 10 PC as you would do normally using your password.

Step 2

2nd click Start or press the Windows icon on your keyboard.

Step 3

3rd using your keyboard, type NETPLWIZ

Step 4

The NETPLWIZ command will show in search results with the words "Run Command", when you see it either press ENTER or click it.

Step 5

5th un-tick the option with the words "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" then follow the instructions and finally click Apply.