How to get Apple TV+ for free

So you can see Greyhound, The Banker and any of their original productions legally

Option to get Apple TV Plus free for 7 days

Apple TV Plus is an Apple video service that in exchange for a comfortable monthly subscription (approximately 5 US dollars) offers only its own productions. Its catalog is made up of original films, series and documentaries, to which new content is added month by month. The only thing needed to access the service is to have the Apple TV application on our devices, which can be downloaded to an iPhone, iPad, Mac computers, Samsung TVs, LG, Roku devices, Fire TV, among others. It is also accessible from any Internet browser, which can be used by Android and Windows users.

Despite being a subscription service, it is possible to enjoy Apple TV + for seven days at no cost. Here we show you one of the easiest ways to sign up for the service.

How to get Apple TV Plus free for 7 days

  1. Enter Tv.Apple.com from your browser and click Start your Free Trial.
  2. In the window that opens, click Continue.
  3. Sign in with an Apple ID account. If you don’t have one, click Create New Apple ID and follow the instructions.

Once you have added a means of payment to your Apple ID account, for example, a credit or debit card, depending on the country you are in, you can start your seven-day free trial of Apple TV + and see any of its titles available, not only from your browser, but from your television or any other compatible device.

Finally, if you do not want to have the service after the trial period ends, be sure to cancel the subscription before seven days. Thus, no charges will be made to the payment method associated with your Apple ID account.

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How to find your wifi password on Windows

Find out your wifi password easily from your computer

Your wifi network password is stored on devices that use your wireless network to connect to the Internet. However, it is only possible to obtain it in a simple way on computers running Windows. On Android and iOS devices, you will have to root or jailbreak them previously. In this article we show you how to see the Wi-Fi password on a Windows 10 PC.

How to find your wifi network password on Windows 10

  1. In Windows 10, click the network icon, and in the window that opens, click Network & Internet settings.
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  1. Go to the bottom of the page and click on Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Select your Wi-FI connection and click Wireless Properties.
  1. In the window that opens, click on Security, check the Show characters box and your Wi-Fi password will appear.

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SoftPerfect Wifi Guard for Windows

Detect intruders on your wifi network with the help of this tool

SoftPerfect WiFi Guard is a tool designed to help you control the devices that connect to your Wi-Fi network. Its function is to check at regular intervals if a new device has been connected to the router, and to be able to identify it, it offers, among other data, its IP address, MAC address and the manufacturer. Also, you can trigger an audible alert or perform some other user-defined action to warn you.

SoftPerfect Wifi Guard is available for Windows and Mac systems, but in this trial version, it is only capable of identifying up to a maximum of 5 devices, the rest appear without being recognized. To overcome this limitation, it is necessary to acquire a commercial license.

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How to update your iPhone to iOS 14

Discover the new iOS 14 before its official launch

The new version of iOS is already available in the form of a public beta, which means that you don’t have to be a developer to be able to test it on your iPhone. As usual in any great iOS update, Apple incorporates interesting news and improvements, among which are the redesign of the home screen, the Picture in Picture mode to watch videos or make FaceTime video calls doing other tasks, and a new system Notification of incoming calls that do not fill the entire screen.

The beta version of iOS 14 only works with iPhone 6s onwards. To download and install it on our iPhone, you must start by registering for the Apple beta software program and registering the device to be updated. These are the steps to follow.

How to download and install iOS 14 beta on your iPhone

  1. Enter beta.apple.com from Safari on your iPhone and log in using your Apple ID.
  2. Accept entry to the Apple beta software program.
  3. On the web page that opens scroll to the Get Started section and click on the Enroll your iOS device link.
  1. In the Install profile section, click Download profile.
  2. Next, click Allow.
  3. Go to Settings, tap on Downloaded profile and follow the instructions.
  1. Once the profile is installed, go to Settings > General > Software update.
  2. Finally, tap on Download and Install.

Note: It is recommended that before updating to iOS 14 in its beta version, you make a backup of your iPhone. So you can restore it in case of any contingency.

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How to mirror Windows 7 to Smart TV using your phone

With this trick you can project the Windows 7 screen to your TV

Windows 7 screen projected on a Smart TV using an Android smartphone

If you are adept at using all the technologies that your smart devices incorporate, you will have been able to verify that from Windows 10 it is relatively easy to project contents wirelessly to a Smart TV, since all of them together support a technology that favors this activity, such as Miracast.

The opposite is true for desktops or laptops running Windows 7, as this operating system lacks support for Miracast, instead offering Intel’s WiDi technology, much less widespread than Miracast. This can force many users to upgrade to Windows 10, however, there is a trick to projecting from Windows 7 to a Smart TV and it has as its main requirement to have an Android phone with Miracast support.

To use this trick you don’t need to be an expert, since everything consists of using the Miracast capacity of your Android phone, along with the installation of a simple software called Spacedesk. This program turns your Android phone into a secondary Windows monitor, so if the Miracast projection function is activated in the terminal, what is actually being reflected on the Smart TV screen is the content shared from Windows 7 . These are the steps to follow.

How to cast screen from Windows 7 to Smart TV

  1. First of all, download the Spacedesk application to your Android phone and do the same with its Windows version. These are the download links.
  1. Next, connect the Android phone, your PC and the Smart TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
  2. Activate Miracast projection on your Android phone. In Samsung open the notification panel and tap on Smart View (on other phones see below).
  3. Then select your Smart TV from the list of available devices.
  1. Finally, open Spacedesk on both devices and configure the terminal as the second Windows screen.

How to enable screen mirroring on various phone brands

On Huawei: Open the notification panel and tap the Wireless projection icon. Or go to Settings > Device connectivity > Multiple displays.

On Motorola: Open the notification panel and tap the Cast screan icon.

On Xiaomi: Open the notification panel and tap the Cast icon.

How to check if your mobile supports Miracast

The TV Connector Utils app lets you quickly check if your Android supports Screen Mirroring. And in a favorable case, it automatically detects compatible televisions connected to your Wi-Fi network.

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GPU-Z for Windows

Identify your video card and know its technical specifications with this portable utility

GPU-Z is a utility that will help you identify and know in detail the information about the video card installed on your PC. In addition to its model and manufacturer, GPU-Z tells you the amount and type of memory it has, its type of processor, speed, current version of the driver and BIOS of the video card, among many other technical characteristics of your graphics card. Thus, you can search for updated drivers or check if it has the ability to perform in demanding video games.

GPU-Z is a program that has support for all graphic adapters and video cards on the market. In addition, it does not need to be installed, so you can carry it on a key or USB memory.

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How to password protect a USB stick

Keep the most important data on your USB stick safe in case of eventual loss

USB stick inserted into the USB port of a laptop

USB sticks are devices that due to their small size can be taken from one place to another to transfer information, but are very prone to getting lost, leaving the information they contain available to anyone. This can be avoided with the free program, Rohos Mini Drive, which allows you to create a protected partition inside the USB memory, accessible only with the secret key. Below, we show you how to set a password on your USB stick using Rohos Mini Drive.

How to set a password on your USB stick

  1. Download and install Rohos Mini Drive from this link.
  2. Connect your USB stick to the PC.
  3. Open the program and click on the Encrypt USB drive option.
  1. Then write the security password and confirm it.
  2. Finally, click Create disc.

The size of the protected partition in this free version of Rohos Mini Drive is 900 MB. To access it from another computer, you simply need to run the Rohos Mini file and enter the key.

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USB Flash Drive Format Tool for Windows

Formatting and secure deletion of your USB devices is what USB Flash Drive Format Tool offers you

USB Flash Drive Format Tool is a tool designed for formatting USB storage drives, including external hard drives and SD memory cards. It works with NTFS, FAT, FAT32 and EXFAT file systems, so it can replace the built-in formatting tool in Windows. In addition, it has an advantage over this, and that is that during the formatting process you can also permanently erase the data on the drive. This feature makes it ideal for use on storage media that have stored personal information, and that for some reason will be manipulated by other people.

The use of this tool is very simple. You just have to run it, choose a file system and connect the USB drive to an available port on the computer. It has a quick format method and secure deletion, as well as a tool that detects errors and enables data compression. However, the program has more options, but these are for registered users. These include the ability to format drives that are not recognized by Windows and create Windows installation discs.

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How to check if a PC can run a game

Easily find out the compatibility of your PC with the most popular video games

It is not a novelty that computer games are increasingly demanding in terms of graphics and CPU resources, so before downloading a specific title it is preferable to find out if it will run without problems on our PC. This is not a problem because each video game developer usually publishes on his website the minimum requirements to play them without having to jump, but instead of doing individual inquiries, we can also use the services on the Can You Run It page.

This web service has a huge database of popular titles and information on their minimum requirements and recommended requirements. But if you don’t want to read technical details, you can run its tool that will detect the hardware and software components of your computer to answer you if a specific game will run on your PC. Follow these steps to learn how Can You Run It works.

How to know if a game is compatible with a computer

  1. Go to Can You Run It, preferably from Firefox.
  2. Type in the search box the name of the game you want to know if it is compatible with your PC.
  3. Once the technical details of the video game appear, click on the Can You Run It button.
  1. Download the detection tool to your browser and run it. You can see the results of the analysis on a screen like the one shown:

From now on, you can analyze the compatibility of any other game included in the service’s database without having to run the tool again.

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My laptop won’t turn on – Solution

A little trick can solve the power on problem of your laptop

A large percentage of requests for technical assistance from laptop users are related to the inability to turn on the computer, even with the battery on and giving signs that it is receiving power from the power supply, that is, the charging light. Usually this is a failure caused by static electricity buildup and is fixed by a power reset on the laptop. These are the steps to follow.

How to fix a laptop that won’t turn on

  1. First, disconnect the equipment from the electrical current and remove the battery from its compartment. So it will be off.
  2. Press the power button for 15-20 seconds to remove power from the laptop’s circuits.
  3. Lastly, put in the battery, plug in the charger, and turn on the laptop.

Note: On laptops with non-removable battery power reset varies by brand and model. Consult your manual if this is the case.

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