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April 28, 2014
by Neil Turner
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How to install the Windows 8.1 Update (KB 2919355)

Following last year’s release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft has rolled out Windows 8.1 Update, also known as KB 2919355. It’s another free update – essentially a ‘service pack’ but with some quality of life improvements too. These include booting to … Continue reading

July 25, 2013
by Neil Turner
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How to: rank Wifi networks on your iPhone

Earlier this week, I had a problem with my iPhone at home. It was showing as connected to Wifi, but I couldn’t get web pages to load. It turns out that my iPhone was connected to a different network: BT … Continue reading

July 1, 2013
by Neil Turner
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How to automate posts from your WordPress blog to Google+

Google+ turned two years old on Friday. Following its launch, a public API was made available in September 2011, but for most developers this API is read-only. This means that you can get data out of Google+, but the only … Continue reading

October 25, 2011
by Neil Turner
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How to prevent iTunes’ shuffle mode from repeating songs

Whilst some like to get lost in whole albums, I generally prefer to listen to music on shuffle mode – a bit like listening to the radio when you don’t necessarily know what’ll come next. iTunes is good for this, … Continue reading