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How to Clear Your History in Any Web Browser

Clear Your Browsing History in All Main Web Browser

Every web browser has a section with your browsing history. It's a list of your viewed websites that also contains link of a domain, date, and time when it was visited. Browsing history comes in handy when you need to find websites that you have previously visited. It also helps to complete searches and URLs typed in the address bar. Usually, the information of past browsing activities is stored for 90 days.


 
How to Convert HEIC Images to JPG on Mac

5 Easy Ways to Convert HEIC Images to JPG on Mac

Apple integrated HEIC in 2017 as its default photograph format. Every user that updated their devices to iOS 11 got a new HEIC (High-Efficiency Image Container). It was developed by MPEG and introduced in 2015. HEIC stores one or more pictures saved in the HEIF (High-Efficiency Image Format) that uses an advanced compression method. This modern compression method allows digital photographs to be created in smaller file sizes while maintaining higher quality.

 
How to open torrent files on Windows 10

Want to open torrent files on Windows 10? Here’s how you can do it

Are you looking to download torrent files but can’t decide on what software client to use? If so, you might want to continue reading as we have some great suggestions for you. But first, let’s take a look at what torrenting is and how it works.

 
iMessage not working on Mac?

How to fix iMessage issues on macOS

Millions of people are using various messaging apps daily to communicate with each other. And to make things simpler for iOS users, Apple created a messaging app that lets iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Mac users easily send messages, walkie-talkie style messages, share location, get confirmation on delivered messages, get read receipts and see when someone is replying to their message in real-time. iMessage users can also send stickers, animated GIFs, share music and go as far as sending money using Apple Pay. What's more impressive is that the messaging service between Apple users is free as it gets around text messaging fees so you can communicate with others while not having a data plan. Still, you are required to have an internet connection.

 
How to fix Origin client loading issues

Find out how to fix Origin client not loading

Origin is Electronic Arts’ digital distribution platform for PC and mobile games. It allows its users to browse and purchase games from Electronic Arts’ catalogs. It’s also necessary to run said games, meaning that if Origin isn’t running, you can’t play your games. Unfortunately, Origin might not work immediately after installing it the first time or after having it on your machine for a long time. In this article, we will help you get Origin working again, but before you do that, you might want to learn more about Origin itself and how to tell if it’s not working properly.

 
How to use Windows 10’s built-in FPS counter

Find out how to enable Windows 10’s native FPS counter on your PC

FPS is an acronym most gamers are very familiar with. It refers to the frequency rate at which frames appear on a display. The higher the frame rate, the better. But, how do you know how many frames per second you’ve got? Well, there are many tools available online to choose from. For years, PC gamers had to rely on third-party software to track in-game framerate performance. However, Microsoft now offers a built-in FPS counter on Windows 10 that comes as part of the Xbox Game Bar.

 
Steam won’t open? Here’s how you can fix it

How to fix the issue of Steam failing to launch

Steam is the biggest video game marketplace in the world. It was launched by Valve in 2003 and had been steadily growing ever since. At first, the platform hosted Valve games exclusively and later expanded to include games from third parties. Today, Steam game sales are estimated to be between 50% and 75% of the whole PC game market. Quite impressive.

 
Deleted Mac system files, how to fix?

Accidentally deleted files and folders from Mac system, how to restore?

Most regular users appreciate that system files and folders are important and should not be accessed or modified. Despite this, various searches on the internet lead to websites suggesting that they must replace or remove data within these folders when experiencing certain problems. Therefore, occasionally, system files or folders are deleted accidentally, thus causing basic features to malfunction or stop. This situation might seem irrecoverable, however, modern Macs include a hidden recovery partition, which is usually created automatically when installing the operating system and stores system installation files. The hidden partition is effectively equivalent to a Mac OS X installation CD/DVD.

 

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