It’s simple to send direct messages to people on Instagram when using the official mobile app. However, if you prefer to use Instagram on anything other than your smartphone, you’ll find that the direct messaging feature isn’t supported on the website. Have no fear. In this article we’ve rounded up various ways for you to

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Despite the onset of instant messaging, SMS still plays a critical role in your digital life for purposes like bank alerts. Unfortunately, for most phones, there’s no straightforward way to manage SMS conversations on a desktop. It’s usually not a good idea to delay checking SMS messages for too long, as it could end up

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The Really Useful Podcast is back for a brand new run of episodes in 2019, kicking off with a look at some productivity and personal security tips. Need to get yourself together and be more positive in 2019? Wondering which potential hiring manager is eyeing you for a new role? And are you using two-factor

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Your smartphone has a vast amount of components inside. If one of these components isn’t working correctly, it can ruin your whole experience. But how do you pinpoint exactly what is wrong with your device? Maybe the accelerometer seems a bit off, or web browsing on mobile data or Wi-Fi feels sluggish. How about if

No matter who you are, whether newbie or veteran, your Windows system will eventually run into problems that aren’t so easy to diagnose. (It happens on other operating systems too.) When that happens, what do you do? You could hire somebody to troubleshoot the problem for you, but that should be a last resort. There’s

A Machine Check Exception is a critical Windows system error. The result? A blue screen of death. Unfortunately, a Machine Check Exception error isn’t usually a one-off. Some users report being plagued by Machine Check Exception errors, having to trial a long list of potential fixes before arriving at the promised land. This article gathers

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