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Your machine is grinding to a halt. Excel has just taken 30 seconds to work out what 4+4 is. You try and open your browser to Google the problem only for that to take 2 minutes and the internet to crawl along slower than a dial-up modem. What is your PC doing? Here's how you find out.

Almost all of us will have been CCed into an endless email thread that has long moved past being relevant to you (or was never relevant in the first place). Still, your device keeps pinging away, needlessly distracting you from what you were doing. This month's HowTo explains how you can tell Outlook to make them vanish into thin air!

On a Tuesday at the beginning of last month, there was a sudden spike in the amount of support requests we were getting. Various companies were reporting that seemingly completely unrelated services had all started throwing errors. It turned out these were all related. Half of the internet had gone AWOL...

For the first time, Microsoft have announced the number of people currently using their Teams software. This blog takes a look at these figures, and adds some context outlining Microsoft's recent rise from their doldrums at the turn of the decade.

You may or may not have been aware that the UK's plan to impose age verification has suffered a further delay from its latest planned date of July 15th. This blog takes a quick look at the history of this plan, an update on some of the specifics since our last look at this, and the reason for the current delay

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of nowhere with no access to mobile data wishing that there was some way to access the map on your phone? Or maybe you want to use your phone as a satnav, but don't want to chew through your data allowance. If so, our simple HowTo this month should explain how you can use Google Maps to achieve this.

WhatsApp is now one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. You may not be aware that it's also possible to connect to your account on your laptop / desktop to save getting your phone out of your pocket, or to make it easier when you need to write some longer messages. This quick guide will show you how to do this.

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