computer tricks

13 Life Saving Computer Tricks

Here are 13 Tricks that can help you while using your computer.

1)  Control + T opens a new tab.

When you work a lot on your pc and your web browser the tool that you must use. Opening new tabs is an action that you do countless times during the day. Instead of doing it manually with your mouse you can simply press CTRL +T and a new tab will open. If you are using a MacBook you can press command+T.

2) Ask Google about any problem you’re facing before going to an Expert.

Most of the problems are simple issues that can be easily resolved by following a few steps. However, most people panic when anything wrong happens and run to the nearest “PC experts”. Just remember to be cool and slow down. You can type your problem into the Google search bar and read what Microsoft or the various tech forums have to tell you. You probably find the solution there and won’t need to spend money on an expert. Try it if you get any kind of problem before running to so called expert. It might save your money.

3) Hide your IP address so that no one sees what you’re doing.

There are various ways that can hide your IP address and make your browsing invisible. First of all, you need to install a good VPN on your internet browser so that it changes your real location. Then you can download peer block which also hides your address and gives you the ability to do whatever you want with nobody knowing. I will be writing article about this soon. Please Stay updated with my blog. J

4) For currency conversions with the help of Google conversion.

Who needs calculators when you have Google to do your task easily? If you’re traveling abroad and you need to see how much money you will get with the exchange, you can simply write down the amount of money and the currencies of the country where you’ll be traveling. A simple “one hundred dollars to euros” keyword will be enough to know how much is the amount of money that you will get after exchanging the dollars with today’s exchange rate. Remember Your Service Rate is not included. This works in other search engine like bing too.

5) A laptop battery charges faster when in airplane mode.

When your laptop is on airplane mode it means that many features like your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are disabled. This takes some pressure of your battery and allows it to charge faster than normal. Try it your laptop will be charged 10 to 15 minutes faster .

6) Night Screen Mode

To make your computer screen brightness adjust automatically to its surroundings. There are many of you who work on your computers from various environments and know how hard it is to be in a dark space with an extremely bright screen.

Most computers have the night shift mode which adjusts the brightness during the night. You can also download and install flux, which automatically adjusts the screen’s brightness based on every environment it’s placed in. it’s a great alternative if the night shift mode isn’t satisfactory for you.

7)  Download any Google image Quickly.

Most people right click on images and select the save option. but there is a much easier and faster way to download a photo on your computer you can simply push alt and then left click on an image and it will be automatically saved on your computer in your downloads folder.

On a MacBook you can press Command and then click on the image. It will then give you a drop down menu where you can select copy image.

8) A clean desktop means a faster computer.

If you’re having problems with your computer’s speed it might be the fact that your desktop is full of icons. Instead of having a folder for every little thing on your desktop you can create one folder and organize everything in there.

Next put all your apps in the taskbar and you will be left with an almost empty desktop. This action will instantly maximize your computer speed.

9) Recover Your Permanently Deleted Data.

Deleting files and then emptying the recycle bin can prove to be very frustrating since you may realize afterward that in that pile there was a file that you really needed. What you can do is download recuva which is the top program to recover permanently deleted files. You just choose what type of file you’re looking for and the program searches everything for you.  If it has been a long time since you deleted a file it’s possible that the program Won’t be able to locate it.


10)  If you notice these signs your computer has been hacked.

Millions of people get hacked every day and you might be one of them at some point. Seeing your anti-virus being turned off is one of the first serious signs. Also when you try to log into your computer and suddenly your password doesn’t work this is another serious indication that something is wrong.  Lastly a sure sign that you have been hacked is if you see your cursor moving on its own.  In this case take your laptop to an expert and try to resolve the issue.

11)  Control + Q quits your web browser another tremendously useful shortcut is.

The one that exits your web browser in this case you press ctrl and then the letter q. once again if you are using a MacBook you use the command button instead of. The control button this way everything happens a bit faster

12)  Find out who’s stealing your Wi-Fi.

Isn’t it annoying when your connection is slow because someone else is taking advantage of your Wi-Fi? If you don’t just want to change your password but also find out who the thief or thieves are then you can download who is on my Wi-Fi and maybe go confront them there is nothing more embarrassing. Than telling someone that you know they’ve been stealing from you.

13)  Windows +C enables you to start talking to Cortana.

For users who have bought Microsoft laptops or use pcs with the latest windows 10 version, Cortana is the Digital person that can guide you through anything you need. If you don’t know how to perform a certain action or are bored of using the mouse you can press windows and the letter c and ask Cortana anything you want. She will ask you questions in order to guide you to the action you need to perform. If on the other hand you’re using a MacBook you will need to press command and then the spacebar in order to start