PCsteps.com https://www.pcsteps.com Technology, one step at a time Tue, 20 Nov 2018 06:34:08 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Should I Get a Used Laptop Or Look For Refurbished Laptops? https://www.pcsteps.com/21205-used-laptop-refurbished-laptops/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21205-used-laptop-refurbished-laptops/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:43 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21205 Should I Get a Used Laptop Or Look For Refurbished Laptops?

Depending on our needs, a brand new laptop can be expensive, costing several hundreds of dollars. On the other hand, used or refurbished laptops can potentially offer good enough performance at a fraction of the cost. In this guide, we will see the essential differences between used and refurbished laptops. We will also cover what we need to look out for before we buy a laptop in either category and avoid cheap laptop scams.

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The Most Lightweight Antivirus For An Old PC Or Weak Laptop https://www.pcsteps.com/21239-lightweight-antivirus-old-pc-weak-laptop/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21239-lightweight-antivirus-old-pc-weak-laptop/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:00:05 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21239 The Most Lightweight Antivirus For An Old PC Or Weak Laptop

It is criminal negligence to have a Windows PC without an antivirus installed. Well, it isn't, but it should be, at the very least. Even if we have a computer with limited capabilities or is quite old, we can install a lightweight antivirus which doesn't use much of the system's resources. In this guide, we have tested the best free, lightweight antivirus apps for old or low-end systems, for adequate safety without any annoying delays or freezes.

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The 5 Best Android Assistant Apps For Mobile Voice Commands https://www.pcsteps.com/21524-the-5-best-android-assistant-apps/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21524-the-5-best-android-assistant-apps/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:06:02 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21524 The 5 best android assistant apps

Apple’s Siri was the first personal assistant that made the public aware of the fantastic applications of artificial intelligence. However, Siri is only available for iOS, so Android users needed an alternative. Fortunately, there are several Android assistant apps which work as good, if not better than Siri. Our guide will introduce you to the best smart assistants for Android devices and help you decide which one is the best for your needs.

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The Best And Weirdest Gadgets Of The Month - November 2018 https://www.pcsteps.com/21187-gadgets-of-the-month-november-2018/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21187-gadgets-of-the-month-november-2018/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:00:19 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21187 The Best And Weirdest Gadgets Of The Month - November 2018

This month we mainly chose gadgets that will make our lives easier during the harsh winter days. We will see smart mugs which can tell the temperature of the beverage and wireless charging mugs. Among others, we will see a crystal ball which shows the weather, and a LED display screen. These are some of the best, weirdest, and innovative gadgets for November.

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Junkmail: How To Report Spam and Improve Email for All https://www.pcsteps.com/2127-junkmail-how-to-report-spam-email/ https://www.pcsteps.com/2127-junkmail-how-to-report-spam-email/#respond Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:00:00 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=2127 Junkmail - How To Report Spam and Improve Email for Everyone

Junkmail is far from a minor annoyance. More than 100 billion spam email messages are sent each and day, and the annual cost to fight spam was more than 20 billion dollars... in 2012. Most of us get at least one spam email on a daily basis. We might even be getting tens or hundreds of them, if we were careless with our email address. We can take part in this war, and properly report junkmail, to improve email for everyone.

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The Most Lightweight Programs For Windows https://www.pcsteps.com/20778-the-most-lightweight-programs-for-windows/ https://www.pcsteps.com/20778-the-most-lightweight-programs-for-windows/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 16:00:06 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=20778

The internet offers an abundance of applications to meet our needs. Yet, not all programs are created equal. Some apps require excessive system resources, that might slow down an older or weaker PC to a crawl. In this guide, we have measured the RAM and CPU usage of some of the most popular applications, as well as alternative lightweight programs for Windows, which could improve our PC experience.

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Xiaomi Mi Box S Global Version: An Amazing TV Box On Sale https://www.pcsteps.com/21455-xiaomi-mi-box-s-global-version-an-amazing-tv-box-on-sale/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21455-xiaomi-mi-box-s-global-version-an-amazing-tv-box-on-sale/#respond Tue, 06 Nov 2018 16:00:28 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21455

The Chinese market has started the annual celebratory discount period of 11/11, and the international e-shop GearVita offers the newest Xiaomi Mi Box S Global at an extremely affordable price. Xiaomi's latest TV Box is a high-quality device aiming to boost our home entertainment with built-in Chromecast for wireless playback of photos and videos on our TV, Voice Command Remote Control, 5.1 Surround Sound, and Android 8.1.

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Unblock YouTube And Streaming Channels Unavailable In Your Region https://www.pcsteps.com/21311-unblock-youtube-and-streaming-channels-unavailable-in-your-region/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21311-unblock-youtube-and-streaming-channels-unavailable-in-your-region/#respond Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:00:48 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21311 Unblock YouTube And Streaming Channels Unavailable In Your Region

One of the fascinating things about being alive in the 21st century is technology. It is great in many ways. The internet has revolutionized all of our lives. However, we do not yet live in a world of free, unfettered access to the content we want. Or do we? Keep reading to find out exactly, in easy steps, how to unblock YouTube and other streaming services, and open up all entertainment options wherever you are.

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Great Xiaomi Deals for 11.11 On GearVita https://www.pcsteps.com/21242-great-xiaomi-deals-for-11-11-on-gearvita/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21242-great-xiaomi-deals-for-11-11-on-gearvita/#respond Fri, 02 Nov 2018 17:39:24 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21242

Xiaomi is one of the most famous Chinese manufacturers. Their products are widely regarded as the most value-for-money options in each category, whether we are talking about smartphones, laptops, drones, or other kinds of electronic devices. From November 1st until November 12th, we can find sales on a great variety of Xiaomi devices on GearVita's special 11.11 Sale event.

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The Best Free Business Email Hosting Services https://www.pcsteps.com/21152-free-business-email-hosting-services/ https://www.pcsteps.com/21152-free-business-email-hosting-services/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:00:25 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=21152 Best Free Business Email Hosting Services

Even if we don’t have a website, a professional-looking email address is an essential part of our business communication. Contrary to the free Gmail and Hotmail accounts, a custom email address inspires trust in our target audience and builds our personal branding. Let's see how we can set up our own professional email with free business email hosting services.

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The Best Smartphone Photo Editing Apps, On Android And iPhone https://www.pcsteps.com/20690-the-best-smartphone-photo-editing-apps-android-iphone/ https://www.pcsteps.com/20690-the-best-smartphone-photo-editing-apps-android-iphone/#respond Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:00:25 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=20690 The Best Smartphone Photo Editing Apps, on Android and iPhone

Every smartphone comes with a camera, and for most of us, it has completely replaced the traditional standalone camera. But what should we do if we want to edit our photos? Sure, we can find a lot of free image editing software for our computer, and a keyboard-mouse interface is an undoubtedly better way to manipulate images than a touchscreen. However, for a quick edit on the go, these are the best mobile photo editing apps.

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How To Organize The Windows Desktop https://www.pcsteps.com/20474-how-to-organize-the-windows-desktop/ https://www.pcsteps.com/20474-how-to-organize-the-windows-desktop/#comments Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:00:17 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=20474 How To Organize The Windows Desktop

If you are a Windows user, you already know how convenient it is to use the desktop for file saving and to access your programs. But there is one big downside: it can get loaded with icons and folders pretty quickly. And, in such a mess, it is always hard to find the file or shortcut you are looking for. In this guide, we see how we can organize the Windows desktop, keep its icons tidy, and avoid filling it up again.

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How To Watermark Photos And Add A Video Watermark https://www.pcsteps.com/20722-how-to-watermark-photos-add-video-watermark/ https://www.pcsteps.com/20722-how-to-watermark-photos-add-video-watermark/#respond Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:00:15 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=20722 How to Watermark Photos And Add A Video Watermark

Original creation is hard. Definitely harder than to download and reuse somebody else's work, be it a photo, a video, some music, or an entire blog post. However, it is simple to watermark photos or add a video watermark. It won't completely stop copyright infringement and intellectual property theft, but it will definitely deter casual copy-pasters. Here are the simplest methods to watermark photos and add a video watermark.

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The Biggest Mistakes In Windows Maintenance https://www.pcsteps.com/20446-the-biggest-mistakes-in-windows-maintenance/ https://www.pcsteps.com/20446-the-biggest-mistakes-in-windows-maintenance/#respond Fri, 26 Oct 2018 15:00:59 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=20446 The Biggest Mistakes in Windows Maintenance

Windows maintenance is essential if we want to ensure our computer runs smoothly and without issues. Even though it becomes easier with every new version, it's important not to neglect it. However, there are certain actions that we should avoid as they can cause more harm than good. In our guide, we present the biggest mistakes in Windows maintenance and how to prevent them.

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Adobe Mobile Roundup: Photoshop Express, Fix, Mix, Sketch, Lightroom https://www.pcsteps.com/19588-photoshop-express-fix-mix-sketch-lightroom/ https://www.pcsteps.com/19588-photoshop-express-fix-mix-sketch-lightroom/#respond Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:00:41 +0000 https://www.pcsteps.com/?p=19588 Free Photoshop Express, Fix, Mix, and Sketch For Our Phone

Adobe is probably the most famous multimedia editing software company. Apart from pc software, the company has also released a few amazing mobile apps, available to everyone for free. We have already seen the Adobe Premiere Clip to edit videos on iPhone and Android. Let's take a look at the rest of Adobe's mobile creations: Adobe Photoshop Express, Fix, Mix, Sketch, and Lightroom CC.

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